IT Partnering and Innovation Developer – 0561-23

Lancaster University

View All Vacancies ISS – Partnering and Innovations

£30,619 to £35,308

Closing Date:  

Friday 14 July 2023

Interview Date:  

Friday 21 July 2023



There is a revolution underway in Higher Education – and Lancaster University is leading it. As one of the top Universities in the world, we have always been innovators and our future will be driven by the possibilities created by new technologies.

Digital innovation is at the heart of our strategy and ambition. In the IT Partnering and Innovation Team, we are focused on developing new ways of delivering the best experience possible for all our students and staff, whether they are based at our green Campus or located at home, wherever that may be in the world. Joining us is your chance to help lead the transformation. 

The Opportunity

We are searching for a developer, to play a  role in our creative and forward-thinking team. The main purpose of this role is to be a developer  throughout the full development stack on our innovation and mobile solutions. The successful candidate will need to work with cloud and on-premise development tools and framework, be able to mentor temporary staff in best practice and be willing to work across a range of emerging frameworks.

What you will need

You must have experience in programming languages and frameworks of C# and React and have some experience of working with AWS and Azure.  Experience of GIT for source code management and revision control. 

Please refer to the included job description and person specification for further details of essential and desirable qualifications for the role. 

So why us?

You would be joining an agile, innovative team working to provide applications and services which have high impact and visibility. We are committed to supporting our new team members including students and have built an environment that fosters knowledge sharing and consideration of others.

The Campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is only a short distance from the historic city of Lancaster and within an hour’s drive of the lake district, a UNESCO world heritage site. We are:

  • Encouraging of a positive work/life balance and enable flexible working from home, or elsewhere, whenever appropriate and possible.
  • Supportive of your personal and professional development; we foster an environment where you will be encouraged to learn new skills and technologies.
  • Recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package that includes 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and University closure days), a generous pension scheme, and a flexible benefits package that includes options for travel, childcare, wellbeing and the purchase of additional leave.
  • As a truly global and inclusive university, it is no surprise that Lancaster University is committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. Students from over one hundred countries make up our diverse campus and over half of our staff come from outside of the UK. Lancaster is an open and welcoming community that values equality and diversity. Our promotion of global values ensures Lancaster is a welcoming environment for all students and staff.

We are proactive in engagement with our staff to help us to understand the lived experiences of our university community and to understand how we are doing in creating a fairer and more inclusive University. Our multi-faith Chaplaincy Centre is a welcoming place for people of all faiths and none.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced developer to have a transformative impact on the student experience of digital learning and further their own career with a global leader in Higher Education. 

Please contact Brian Green ([email protected]), Head of Innovation and Mobile Development, if you have any questions or concerns and would like to informally discuss the role.

We particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic people for this role in order to increase our staff diversity in this part of the University.

Further details:
Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, all advertised roles are UK based.

The University provides an environment that strongly
supports the individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance
of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster’ information page.

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible
working policies on an individual basis. The University recognises and
celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in
higher education.

We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the
community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression,
race, disability or sexual orientation, and are 
committed to promoting
diversity, and equality of opportunity.

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