IT Services seeks a creative, experienced software developer to join the Web and Mobile Applications team. We work closely with researchers, academics, students and staff to build innovative apps that make interacting with the University more useful, engaging, and enjoyable.
We’re building Augmented Reality apps for teaching with the University’s collections, research apps for things as diverse as coins and manuscripts, and we’re experimenting with Machine Learning and Social Media APIs.
Your main duties will be to: develop appropriate and effective technical solutions; liaise with Business Analysts, Testers and End Users through all stages of development; take a lead role in the design; coding, testing and documentation of developments; provide training, technical advice, and mentorship to colleagues and supervision of less experienced developers where appropriate.
You should have: education to degree level in a computing or IT related subject or able to offer the equivalent in terms of professional experience; a strong history of exceptional web and mobile development work; eagerness to work with new technologies and creativity in approaching technical challenges; expertise in a range of web and mobile development technologies and languages; ability to work on own initiative and collaborate effectively within a team.
If you are passionate about creating innovative applications and would like to contribute to the educational, research, and administrative work of the University we would like to hear from you.
Please ensure you include a supporting statement addressing each of the selection criteria listed in the Job Description.
While the role is a Grade 8 position, we would be willing to consider less experienced applicants who are seeking a development opportunity, for which initial appointment would be at a Grade 7 (£32,236 – £39,609 p.a.) with duties adjusted accordingly. This would be discussed with applicants at interview/appointment where appropriate.
This job is located in Dartington House, Little Clarendon Street, Oxford.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 15 October 2018. We anticipate interviews may be held week commencing 5 November 2018.