Development Team Lead (Business Systems)

University of Oxford
June 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£52,815-£61,198
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Development Team Lead (Business Systems)

Department for Continuing Education, Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA

Oxford University Department for Continuing Education (OUDCE) is seeking to appoint an experienced full-stack software engineer to lead development of a series of bespoke web applications and services, which support the Department's student administration, finance, HR, marketing, and e-commerce.

About the role

You will lead a small team of developers, and engage with colleagues at all levels, to plan and build new features and functionality, evolve the delivery architecture to take advantage of new technology and industry best practices, and ensure the availability of the applications and underlying systems. Your responsibilities will include software engineering, DevOps, line-management, and acting as an expert our data structures.

This is a full-time position, available on a permanent contract.

About you

You will have strong experience acting as a lead developer and mentoring a team. You will have extensive experience doing client- and server-side development (ideally with Python - we use Django), have experience with DevOps (we use GitLab CI, Docker, and Debian) and structuring and maintaining databases (we use SQL Server and Postgres). Experience with Kubernetes or deploying cloud-based applications would be a plus. You will enjoy working collaboratively, rapid design and prototyping, and building tools that make your colleagues' and users' lives easier.

About us

OUDCE provides opportunities for people from a wide variety of backgrounds to benefit from the University's rich and unique resources. We are ambitious and forward-thinking, with a strong sense of identity and community. Our mission is to inspire people locally, nationally and globally by extending access to Oxford's world-class teaching and resources through flexible and inclusive opportunities for study and research.

Colleagues uphold the Mission, Vision and Values of the Department and actively promote a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion.

What we offer

Your happiness and wellbeing at work matters to us, so we offer a range of family friendly and financial benefits including:

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days' annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

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 Friday 21 June 2024.

Interviews will take place during week commencing 8 July 2024.

Bring your expertise to the University of Oxford and be a part of a community that values creativity, diversity, and excellence.

The University of Oxford is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals regardless of their background.

Contact Person : Lisa Cheung Vacancy ID : 173238 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 21-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 9 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 9: £52,815-£61,198 with a discretionary range to £66,857 per annum

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