Software job in Bishop Auckland at Bishop Auckland College


Company: Bishop Auckland College

Location: Bishop Auckland UK

Date Posted:May 16, 2018

Person Specification/Job Description Assessment of role for DBS checksRegulated Activity ?       Specified Place        opportunity for contact with children DBS Checks required: Enhanced DBS check ?           Barred List Children?        Barred List Adult  ?   Job Title:  Software Developer Permanent position – 37 hours per week from June 2018 Post No:RS17/18/262Grade: Harmonised Scale points 32-34 (£30,242.00 - £32,079.00 per annum) Responsible to:  Head of IT Supervisory Responsibility: None Responsible for: The provision, management and development of efficient and effective Software applications and systems. Objective of the Job: As above     Candidates for the post of Software Developer must possess the following qualities:  Essential Desirable Where identified Qualifications   Safeguarding Level 1 (to be achieved within 6 weeks)  Level 2 in Literacy (or willing to work towards within 2 years) Level 2 in Numeracy (or willing to work towards within 2 years) Level 3 in a Computing/Programming related subject (and willing to work towards Level 4)  Level 2 in Literacy  Level 2 in Numeracy  Level 2 Equality & Diversity   Degree in computer science or programming related  Application formCertificates Experience   At least 2year’s relevant professional experience of software development.    Software development in an education setting Experience with Moodle and/or Office365 / Azure development Experience of using Umbraco or WordPress platforms  Application formInterviewReferences Knowledge andSkills Knowledge of C Sharp, ASP.NET, Web Forms, JavaScript, AJAX, HTML, CSS, Visual Studio. Knowledge of Web applications, Relational databases and Web services. Knowledge of Agile Development best practice. Knowledge of using Business Intelligence toolsInterview References Personal Qualities A systematic approach to problem solving; Excellent communicator and team member with a flexible approach to working;   Committed to quality assurance, customer care and equal opportunities.Ability to deal with confidential information.  Interview Section A  •  Primary Responsibilities 1           College Strategy               All members of staff have an important role to play in achieving the mission, aims and objectives stated in the College Development Plan. 2           Quality Matters               All members of staff are responsible for the quality of their own work and for the operation of the relevant parts of the College’s Quality System. This will involve operating the appropriate Quality procedures applicable to the job to ensure that students, customers and clients have their needs and expectations identified and fulfilled. 3Staff Development It is expected that all members of staff will participate in the College’s Staff Development Programme, aimed at maximising staff potential for the individual’s benefit and in ensuring continual improvement in the quality of services provided by the College. 4                            Client Focus               All members of staff are expected to manage and develop their role and responsibilities so as to focus on improving the College services to students and other clients.  The individual should represent and market the College at any appropriate opportunity. 5Overall Responsiveness Working flexibly, efficiently and in full co-operation with other staff to maintain the highest professional standards and to promote and implement the strategy and policies of the Corporation. Ensure that established standards and targets are achieved as part of the efficient and effective service provision within the College. Undertaking such other duties and responsibilities as are required to provide the service expected from the College. 6        Health and Safety All members of staff are responsible for ensuring safety within their working area, for ensuring that risk assessments are carried out and that appropriate actions are taken if problems are identified. All staff are required to assist the College Safety Officer in the implementation of measures to ensure that all health and safety requirements are achieved.  7Risk Management   All members of staff will adopt best practices in the identification, evaluation and cost effective control of risks to ensure, as far as possible, that they are eliminated or reduced to a level that is acceptable to the College.  8Safeguarding  All staff who teach, train or work regularly with children aged up to 18 and vulnerable adults are required to comply fully with legislation and College policies and practices to ensure learners are safeguarded and protected.   Section B • Specific Responsibilities Initial allocation of functions for which the post holder will have direct responsibility: Liaise with stakeholders and vendors to develop software applications efficiently and effectively to provide accurate and timely data. Perform system maintenance and updates including software patching for all software application servers as and when required. Use appropriate software and reporting tools to produce management and analysis reports. Provide staff training and development for system users. Contribute to the planning process in relation to software based systems. Undertake data protection and compliance roles across the college. Plan and lead the delivery of long term or short term projects involving software development. Management of interactive staff and student dashboards and interactive reports. Management of integrated workflows for certain business processes (i.e. automation of staff holiday bookings). Management of the online applications platform. Responsibility for the management/upgrades of the college website. Development and management of all other internal software applications as required. Any other dutiesas requested by the line manager.  Section C  •  General This job description is current at the date shown below.  However, in consultation with the post holder, it may be liable to review and variation to reflect changes in the College environment. Bishop Auckland College has an Equality and Diversity Policy and expects all members of staff to support the policy by behaving in a non-discriminatory way in terms of employment, the curriculum and student entitlement.Bishop Auckland College is committed to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity.  All members of staff are expected to maintain a high level of security and confidentiality of information in their work at all times.  May 2018 Name:……………………………………………………. Signature………………………………………………… Date………………………………………………………. Page 1 of 4June 2014  View full job description
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