Applications Support Developer

University of Bath


We have an exciting opportunity for an Applications Support Developer to join the University’s Digital, Data and Technology department.

The Role:

You will be focussed on the support and maintenance of the corporate systems used by our HR/Payroll and Finance department (MHR iTrent and Unit4 Business World), in order to meet the increasing and changing needs of the business and their customers. 

You will work with stakeholders to resolve day to day issues, becoming an applications expert in both systems. You will also be involved in project work to implements small enhancements to meet business needs, and will have the opportunity to learn about database developments, and integrations between systems. 

About you:

Essential Skills:

  • Second and third tier support of large business information systems in a customer service environment.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Effectively work within a team 
  • Ability to work in a self-reliant manner, managing priorities effectively in a changing technical and business environment

Desirable Skills: 

  • Experience of working with third party API integrations and dealing with external suppliers.
  • Experience of IT in a Higher Education environment.
  • HR Payroll or Accounting/finance knowledge. 
  • Database development experience.

DDAT is here to help staff and students of the University make effective use of computing for learning, teaching & research. We strive to provide an IT environment that matches the University’s international, teaching and research reputation, and which contributes to the realisation of its key institutional strategies. Furthermore we aim to respond to both the changing needs of our constituent users, and the wide diversity of those users through the exploitation of new technologies.

The MIS team is primarily responsible for the delivery and maintenance of corporate and tactical business systems via appropriate project and programme management.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace  
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package  
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff .

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Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award . We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

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