Job title Senior Engineer (Applications Support)
Department Digital, Data & Technology Group
Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263
Grade Grade 7
Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended
Placed on Tuesday 06 February 2024
Closing date Sunday 18 February 2024
Interview date Thursday 07 March 2024
The Digital, Data & Technology Department (DDaT) is seeking to appoint a Senior Engineer (Applications Support).About the role
The University of Bath (UoB) is embarking on the next stage of its digital transformation journey. A key part of this is to transform the way in technology services are delivered. The Digital, Data & Technology Department (DDaT) is a passionate community of technical experts who provide digital, data and technology services that are accessible, relevant, and secure. We are motivated by helping people solve problems, be more effective in what they do today and innovating to raise the bar of what can be achieved in future.
Significant change in service provision is anticipated and it is vital to have effective, proactive engagement with other departments and faculties. This will address a key improvement required within the Evolution project to develop and maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders to deliver greater efficiency, coherence, cooperation, and coordination.
The Senior Engineer role sits within the Delivery & Operations pillar within DDaT. As a Senior Engineer within the Platforms & Applications group, you will be working at 2nd and 3rd line, undertaking installation, configuration, support and maintenance of software applications and services that are key to the operation of the University.
There is a market supplement of up to £1,000 available at our discretion, based on skills and experience.About you
You will be a subject matter expert and trusted partner, working professionally and collaboratively with colleagues, business stakeholders, business analysts, and project managers, to configure, support, and maintain software, applications and services, that deliver the required business outcomes.
Capable of operating across a wide-ranging technology stack including SaaS, PaaS, Commercial off the Shelf, you will help manage the transition of new elements into operational service, perform capacity planning and performance management, day-to-day operations, and delivery of new services, systems and solutions, in-line with the agreed project portfolio, to ensure they are meeting the current and future requirements of the University.
Find out more about our benefits.
We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.
We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.
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We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.