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SITS Developer

By . May 14, 2024
Job title:SITS Developer
Job type:Permanent
Emp type:Full-time
Salary type:Annual
Salary:GBP £0.00
Job published: 01/01/1970
Job ID: 81414

Job Description


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SITS Senior Applications and Technical Support (Developer Level 5)

Job description
IT Services

The University of Exeter is developing a new ten-year strategy where digital ways of working will be central to delivering our vision and goals. The digital transformation will impact profoundly on our workplace design, the skills we develop, the way our students learn, and the way we work and collaborate, and we want to ensure that this transformation has our staff and students at its heart. We are investing in digital technology and skills development to strengthen our education, research, and partnerships, and to meet the needs of our community.

Exeter IT Services is central to all of this, and we are looking for people to join us who want to be part of this major transformation and part of changing the way we work and the way our students learn.

Why our staff love working here

Flexible working opportunities

41 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

Actively inclusive organisation ensuring equality and fairness for all

Leading parental leave initiatives

Multiple wellbeing and health initiatives for staff

Sustainability and the environment being at the heart of what we do

Beautiful campus environment when working from either Exeter or Penryn

Inspiring research that really makes a difference to the world

The role

We are looking for an experienced 
SITS developer to join the Corporate and Academic Systems team within Exeter IT, contributing towards and leading the delivery, development, implementation and support of the University’s student records systems.

Responsible for the implementation, maintenance, configuration and support of these systems, you will have considerable experience of enterprise applications in a higher education environment, including extensive demonstrable experience of student records systems.

You will provide technical leadership to the student records team, supporting the development and continuous improvement of an innovative and customer focussed service, helping the team to produce greater consistency and efficiency through the use of standard procedures, processes and use of systems.

The role will require you to work with the Design and Operations teams within Exeter IT, as well as with our software suppliers.

This is a full-time post offering the opportunity for hybrid working.


You will have proven experience of leading the implementation of, and providing support for, student records systems, in a Higher Education setting. Demonstrating strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to quickly establish effective relationships with colleagues and wider stakeholders, you will have excellent communication, planning and organisation skills.

With an understanding of the software development lifecycle, you will have a willingness to learn, be flexible and adaptable, and have the ability to work in a team environment. You should be passionate about new IT and Digital technologies and promote and be an advocate for the universitys IT & Digital strategies.

You will be a personable, self-starter who has a proven track record of working collaboratively, sharing knowledge, and mentoring colleagues. You will be educated to degree level or have equivalent industry experience.

Applicants should have a proven experience of the following systems:

SITS, E:Vision, SRS

Plus experience in a number of the following technologies:



Microsoft SSRS, SSIS

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery


AWS, MS Azure

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 and the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities released by Shanghai Rankings).

Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the worlds most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world-leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We are using the power of our education and research to create a sustainable, healthy and socially just future.

Our shared purpose and vision continually moves us forward to make a difference to our people, our communities, our partners and the world around us. Read about our world leading research on Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO City of Literature

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

For further information, please contact Jon Freeman,

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