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The Learning and Research Development team at the University of Kent is looking for a talented PHP Developer.


Please pass this on to anyone who might be interested.

We particularly welcome female applicants, as they are under-represented within the University of Kent in this area.


Closing date for applications: 17 Oct 2013                                                    

Interviews are to be held: w/c 28 oct 2013

The Role


We have a large Information Services department dedicated to ensuring that individuals enjoy convenient and effective access to information, technology and resources.  There are five teams within the IT Development section who develop, maintain and provide appropriate support for University systems, websites and IT infrastructure.  This is an exciting and challenging role for an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic PHP Developer to really make a difference to the way that our students learn and develop during their time studying at the University of Kent.  The role is within The Learning and Research Development Team, and you will be responsible for the planning and development of the university’s central learning and research IT Systems such as:


·         Moodle

·         Library catalogue

·         Kent Academic Repository


The Person


The ideal candidate will an experienced PHP developer with Lamp stack capability, conversant in the use of SOAP or JSON, XML, Java and an understanding of Perl. The L&RD team deliver software utilising the Agile development methodology so familiarity with this approach would be beneficial.

Along with the technical aspects of this role, the candidate will be expected to liaise with internal and external customers to capture requirements and facilitate their delivery. Client facing skills are a must along with the personal drive to deliver high quality software within specified time and budget constraints.

The Department


Information Services is comprised of four sections: Customer Support, Library Collections and IT Development together directly support almost all areas of University activity, and the Planning and Administration section supports the work of the department. JISC RSC South East is also located within the department and provides services to the JISC and wider educational community. A strong emphasis is placed on user support and all provision is targeted as closely as possible to user needs. 


Full details: http://jobs.kent.ac.uk/fe/tpl_kent01.asp?s=4A515F4E5A565B1A&jobid=38011,3486022534&key=38244157&c=569887727748&pagestamp=segazmlfiyqtguyviv

If you require further information regarding the post or application process please contact Gemma Ray on g.ray@kent.ac.ukPlease note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.