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Belfast, Northern Ireland


30,000 +

Closing Date

2020-01-03 17:00:00


Analyst Programmer

  • The post holder will be assisting in the implementation, development, administration and support of the University’s research support systems and to provide programming and IT advice to the administrative research community. You will be working as part of a team to identify, develop and implement administrative research computer systems and solutions using appropriate technologies and applications. You will be working within cross-functional teams to assist researchers in developing applications in support of research projects.

    This is an excellent opportunity for you to work on all layers of the application development stack, from bare metal to UI. You will be using industry standard and leading edge technologies, helping to shape the future direction of Administrative Research IT in Queen’s University. There are flexible start and end times and you will enjoy a good work-life balance, where a DevOps ethos allows you to work in collaboration within a collegial environment.

    Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m. We offer generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits including attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits.

    Our five core values - Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence - are shared by our staff and students, representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international organisation.

    The successful candidate must have:

    • Honours or higher degree (or equivalent qualification) with a demonstrated significant programming component OR evidence of substantial professional experience in the computing industry
    • A minimum of 3 years’ recent proven experience working in a computing environment in a role that involves systems support, program development and user support for web-based, database driven applications
    • Experience of systems administration in recent Windows or Linux environments
    • Experience in working with users to analyse computing requirements and assist with implementing a solution
    • Experience in application development using one or more of: PHP, JavaScript, C#, python, Perl, Java

    Further information about the Directorate can be found at –

    Informal enquiries may be directed to David Smyth via email at

    Salary scale: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum
    Closing date: Friday 3 January 2020
    Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 14 January 2020

    For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email

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

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