Lead Analyst Developer (Student Systems) (2 posts)

Cranfield University
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£48,039
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Lead Analyst Developer (Student Systems) (2 posts)


Cranfield University


IT Services

Based at

Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Hours of work

37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.

Contract type

Fixed term contract

Fixed Term Period

For 2 years


Full time starting salary is normally £48,039 per annum

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  • 4780 - JD & Person Spec.pdf (PDF, 383.88kb)
  • Role Description

    We are seeking two motivated and enthusiastic individuals to provide technical direction and management to one of five busy teams within our Information Systems group.

    About the Roles

    There are two new roles within our Student Systems Team, to provide technical expertise and team management across strategic development and core operational support of the student information management systems.

    About You

    The ideal candidate will have a degree level qualification in IT/Software Engineering, or equivalent, and have significant experience in developing SITS:Vision student records systems.

    You will have overall experience in software development lifecycle management and complex relational database design, preferably within the Higher Education sector. You will possess an excellent mix of communication, interpersonal and tactical thinking skills combined with detailed knowledge of Tribal SITS, SQL, CSS, and HTML v5.

    You will be expected to engage with and influence staff across the University to achieve collective business requirements from key stakeholders for translating into prioritised deliverable systems development plans. You will possess strong team leadership skills and serve as a role model across the IT department, demonstrating a flexible, enthusiastic, and positive attitude.

    About Us

    As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield's world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

    IT Services is a university-wide Professional Service Unit (PSU) with the remit to work in partnership with the University's schools and other professional service units, to provide a full-service digital IT systems and information management capability in support of the strategic priorities for Learning, Research and Administration as detailed in the University's Corporate Plan.

    Our Values and Commitments

    Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

    We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

    Working Arrangements

    Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

    How to apply

    For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Claire Gale, Head of Student Systems, on (T): 01234 754931 or (E): [email protected]

    Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: [email protected]. Please quote reference number 4780.

    Closing date for receipt of applications: 7 April 2024

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