Lancaster University
February 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:£29,619 to £34,308
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Professional Services Salary: £29,619 to £34,308 Closing Date: Sunday 05 February 2023 Interview Date: Wednesday 22 February 2023 Reference: 1580-22

Web Application Developer

Lancaster University, through its teams of internally based software developers, leads the sector in developing bespoke software to deliver the best experience possible for all our students and staff, whether they are based at our green campus or located at home, wherever that may be in the world. We use modern, progressive web technologies to deliver products that respond quickly to the changing business requirements of a rapidly changing higher education sector.

The Opportunity

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic web developer to help in the development of our Student Portal, Staff Intranet and other web systems within the Corporate Information Systems group at Lancaster University. We have plans for significant developments across these web systems, with an emphasis on delighting the customer in all of our services.

What you will need

Applicants for this post should have:

  • Experience delivering web applications, preferably using the Microsoft .NET Platform including C#, ASP.NET and related technologies.
  • Experience with client-side web development technology (CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Vue.js or equivalent, JSON, jQuery)
  • One or more of the following would be advantageous:

  • Experience of working with databases and API's
  • Experience of GIT for source code management and revision control
  • Experience in web UI/UX design
  • You must also be able to demonstrate enthusiasm to extend your professional skills and knowledge through active involvement in self-development.

    Please refer to the included job description and person specification for further details of essential and desirable qualifications for the role.

    So why us?

    You would be joining an agile, innovative team working to provide applications and services which have high impact and visibility. We are committed to supporting our new team members and have built an environment that fosters knowledge sharing and consideration of others.

    The Campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is only a short distance from the historic city of Lancaster and within an hour's drive of the lake district, a UNESCO world heritage site. We are:

  • Encouraging of a positive work/life balance and enable flexible working from home, or elsewhere, whenever appropriate and possible.
  • Supportive of your personal and professional development; we foster an environment where you will be encouraged to learn new skills and technologies.
  • Recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package that includes 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and University closure days), a generous pension scheme, and a flexible benefits package that includes options for travel, childcare, wellbeing and the purchase of additional leave.
  • As a truly global and inclusive university, it is no surprise that Lancaster University is committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. Students from over one hundred countries make up our diverse campus and over half of our staff come from outside of the UK. Lancaster is an open and welcoming community that values equality and diversity. Our promotion of global values ensures Lancaster is a welcoming environment for all students and staff.

    This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic web developer to extend their skills and further their career, whilst having a transformative impact on the student experience of digital learning with a global leader in Higher Education.

    If you would like further information and an opportunity to discuss the role informally, please contact David Harrison ([email protected] ), Web Services Team Leader.

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    Further details:
  • Job Description
  • Person Specification
  • Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, all

    advertised roles are UK based.

    The University provides an environment that strongly supports the

    individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster' information page.

    We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an

    individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

    We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless

    of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

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