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Belfast, Northern Ireland


30,000 +

Closing Date

2021-02-10 16:00:00


Analyst Programmer

  • Queen’s University is recruiting for an Analyst Programmer to assist in the implementation, development, administration and support of the University’s central computing services.

    You will work as part of a team to support business functions, including education, research and administration. Working within cross- functional teams, you will be delivering specialist IT solutions, ensuring high levels of service quality and effectiveness. 

    The successful candidate must have: 

    • Degree or higher degree or equivalent in Computer Science or other related discipline OR Degree or higher degree in any discipline combined with 5 years relevant professional experience in an IT systems or support role OR HND or equivalent in Computer Science or other related discipline combined with 5 years relevant professional experience in an IT systems or support role
    • Three years relevant professional experience in a systems or IT support role. As outlined above, applicants without a degree-level qualification in Computer Science etc. must have five years relevant professional experience.
    • A good working knowledge and practical experience of operating systems, desktop services and system builds.
    • Willingness to provide cover, as required, during critical periods and over some holiday periods as required in accordance with the needs of the Service. This will include support, installation and development work outside of normal working hours, possibly on a rota/shift basis. 

    Further information about the Directorate/Centre can be found at –

    Closing date: Wednesday 10 February 2021

    Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 23 February 2021

    Queen’s University Belfast is one of Northern Ireland’s most dynamic and exciting employers with influential and world leading staff impacting on the world around us. We are a magnet for investment, a patron of the arts and a global player in fields ranging from cancer research to environmental sustainability.

    We offer competitive salaries with assured incremental progression year on year within scale, and an annual review of a cost of living increase. At Queen’s we hold work life balance in the highest regard, offering 42 days annual leave and family friendly initiatives. Our generous pension of 21.1% employer contribution and flexible retirement scheme supports our ‘people first’ strategy, and we offer a multitude of development options tailored to help you succeed within your role with us and to support you with your career progression. As an employee, you will be able to access discounted award winning sports facilities, Queen’s Film Theatre and local food and beverage outlets among many others. We are immensely proud of what our University will offer you.

    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 the Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast via email at

    The University is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all.

    However, our employment monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ are currently under-represented at the University. In addition to the above statement we should also welcome applications from Protestants.

    As you may be aware, Queen’s is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Diversity Charter Mark NI and Athena SWAN.

    It is also why we have established award winning Staff Networks such as PRISM and iRise. These networks provide an opportunity for staff to meet in a friendly, informal way to support each other.  More details on all our networks can be found at

    Ref: 21/108566

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