Automation Developer

University of Oxford
April 08, 2024
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Automation Developer

Central Oxford

We have x2 exciting opportunities to join the University's Digital Transformation programme as a Developer in our Automation Competency Centre working on a hybrid basis. A minimum of two days in the office, one of which is a fixed team day on Tuesdays.

As part of our Digital Transformation programme, launched in 2022, we are working closely with staff and students to imagine how the University's culture, processes and technology must evolve in the digital era. The programme is enabling Oxford to preserve its unique place in the world by being digitally fit for the future.

The post holder will be required to work within the automation competency centre (or ‘centre of excellence'), providing technical leadership for the centre, carrying out platform development where needed, managing co-creation activities with third party providers, working with existing platform/service teams on roadmap development, building strong relationships with new/existing technical partners, improving technical skills within professional communities of practice, identification of new technical components to the IT Architecture team, and offering technical consultancy to colleagues across the University.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days annual leave
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
  • Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
  • About the Role

    The Developer will provide technical leadership for assigned areas and commensurate with expertise, including developing technical strategy and roadmaps within the automation competency centre and the wider University.

    Responsibilities will include :

  • Contributing to the day-to-day support and development of technical components/platforms, commensurate with technical expertise and experience; leading the design, coding, testing and documentation of centre related developments, working from functional specifications, data models or detailed change requests; and ensuring effective software development, delivery and quality assurance using appropriate methodologies, standards, procedures, and best practices.
  • Developing and managing relationships with suppliers, both external and internal; liaising with stakeholders to understand technical training needs and with the centre training coordinator develop/identify appropriate training; and representing the centre on University groups and external technical forums
  • About You

  • You will be education to degree level in a computing or IT related subject or able to offer the equivalent in terms of professional training and experience.
  • We are also looking for a strong track record in the full life cycle of software development using the Microsoft product stack: design, development, testing, source control, build and deployment, as well as familiarity with processes and recommended practice associated with IT service management.
  • Our ideal candidate will also have expert knowledge in at least 3 of the following:
  • Please note: Candidates who may not meet all the specified expertise areas are still encouraged to apply. Training and development opportunities will be offered to support the growth of skills in relevant areas.

    o Development languages (C# .NET Java)

    o Data platforms (SSIS, Informatica, Denodo)

    o Cloud platforms (Microsoft Azure , Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform)

    o Database (SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2, Infosys)

    o Integration (SAP PI, Oracle Cloud Integration, Boomi, MS BizTalk, Mulesoft, Apache Camel)

    o Development platforms (Dynamics 365,

    Application Process

    You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

    The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 8 April 2024.

    Interviews will take place on the week commencing 15 April and will take place either in person or virtually.

    Contact Person : Alex Purbrick Vacancy ID : 171555 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 08-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 9 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 52815 - 61198 with a discretionary range up to 66857

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