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Software Engineer


Location:  1 Guildhall Square
Salary:   £32,348 to £39,745 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Friday 17 February 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2139023JF

We are looking for a software developer to join the University’s Institutional Records team, which maintains the vital student records system and supports our student administration team. This is a one-year fixed term contract.

You will be responsible for the defect resolution, security incidents/improvements, technical documentation. and providing input to end user documentation and training and third-line support for these services.

Candidates should have experience in either or both of:

· Programming in Oracle PL/SQL,

· Developing, configuring or extending Ellucian Banner 9 pages.

Candidates should show software engineering experience in some of the following:

· Java

· JavaScript

· Unix/Linux Scripting

· Working in a ServiceNow or other incident/task workflow environment.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate resourcefulness, initiative and understand the value of delivering reliable and stable services with clear and concise documentation. As a software developer, you would be expected to work with your Team Lead proactively to identify, plan and manage your own workload, as well as working closely with various technical and projects teams.

The University of Southampton promotes a healthy work life balance with generous holiday allowance 30+ days, flexi-time and flexible working, and childcare provision. For more information on our benefits, please visit our human resources pages.

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Lauren Ward (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 2139023JF on all correspondence.


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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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