Analyst Developer

Favourite Glasgow Caledonian University
Ref no: GCU00434
Closes: Wednesday, 28th February 2018
Published: Wednesday, 14th February 2018
Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road
Salary: £32,548 - £37,706 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Glasgow Caledonian University
Category: IT / Telecommunications
Sub-category: Systems Analysis / Design


This is a full time/fixed term opportunity for 18 months with the potential for longer depending on future project roadmap.

Glasgow Caledonian University is a distinctive, inclusive and forward-looking organisation which has evolved from its Glasgow base into an international centre of excellence in higher education with a graduate campus in London and the first foreign higher education institution to become a degree-granting body in New York.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Analyst Developer to join the project team that will that will deliver our flagship strategic project to replace our current student information management system with our new commercial off the shelf system (COTS): Tribal SITS Vision.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate a successful track record of working within a .NET framework to integrate COTS systems with multiple satellites. Additionally, you will be able to configure the reporting capability for COTS systems.

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience and proficiency in an Object Orientated Language.
  • Experience of programming/development work with enterprise level RDBMS.
  • Experience with REST, SOAP, XML, XSD, XSL, JSON and ODBC/JDBC.

This will be an interesting, challenging and rewarding role that will provide you with exposure to the entire development and student lifecycle, at a time of significant digital change for our University.  

If you are looking for an opportunity to enhance your current set of skills within a project environment then this is the role for you.

In return, you will experience a working environment that is focussed on delivery, learning and individual development; with stakeholders that are supportive of the transformational change that underpins the new student information management project.  

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom for the duration of the contract at the time to apply for this vacancy.  

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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