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Belfast, Northern Ireland


May 13, 2019

Closing Date

Jun 2, 2019


Analyst Programmer (12 months)

  • Ref: 19/107471

    Information Services

    The post holder will work within the Learning and Teaching Support Division’s Online Services Team, on the implementation, development, administration and support of the University’s online services.

    Main activities include:

    • Promote and support the application of Microsoft technologies to the business functions of the University, e.g. education, research and administration.
    • Use appropriate technologies and applications to ensure the continuity, performance and security of the University’s online computing services.
    • Design and deliver specialist IT solutions to ensure high levels of service quality and effectiveness.
    • Work within teams – which may be cross-functional - to ensure the delivery of a high quality, integrated set of services to users.
    • Lead teams engaged in projects as required.
    • Adopt a proactive approach to the identification and resolution of potential problem areas.
    • Adopt a proactive approach to the identification of opportunities for developing web-based solutions and service enhancements to meet the business needs of colleagues and end users.
    • Ensure the effective maintenance of information and documentation, e.g. training course materials, user documentation, promotional material, online training materials.
    • Develop and deliver user-focused consultancy solutions and services to departments and end users.
    • Contribute to the development and monitoring of divisional and team strategies and plans. Maintain an awareness of relevant national and regional strategies and plans.
    • Collect, analyse and present reports and results to inform decision making within relevant areas.
    • Provide specialist/professional advice, information and assistance to users – either directly or through the Service Desk – to resolve problems and to maximise service quality, efficiency and continuity.
    • Carry out any other duties which are appropriate to the post as may be reasonably requested by senior management.

    The successful candidate must have:

    • Honours degree with a significant programming or web development component, or an equivalent qualification.

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a relevant computing environment.

    • At least 2 years’ professional experience of developing .NET or Java applications.

    • Knowledge of modern JavaScript libraries or a current web application framework (Angular or React.js etc.)

    • Knowledge of a relational database such as Microsoft SQL Server.

    • Knowledge of XML/JSON Web Services.

    • Knowledge of a modern front-end framework (e.g. Foundation, Bootstrap).

    • Knowledge of a distributed version control system such as Git.

    • Knowledge of current web technologies and standards.

    Anticipated interview date: Monday 17 June 2019

    Salary scale:   £33,199 - £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

    Closing date:   Monday 3 June 2019

    For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

    The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability. 

    Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.


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