• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Do you love technology and how it can solve problems and drive innovation?

We have a great opportunity for a Power Platform Developer to join our Digital, Data and Technology team (DDaT) at The University of Bath. We are looking for a passionate technologist to deliver innovative applications that drives impact and increases mobility and agility across the University professional services and academic departments.

This role requires a superb communicator and collaborator who can gather ideas and convert into customised solutions, troubleshooting issues and providing advice and support. You will be self-motivated, solutions orientated, and engaged in a range of technically challenging work, automating processes and building solutions while also advocating Power Platform, Office 365 and SharePoint with a program of user-adoption. You will be willing to cross-train in order to support and possibly develop D365 solutions where appropriate, depending on your experience.

We are looking for a digital professional who wishes to progress their career and is confident and proactive taking ownership and leading on application services driving a user-centric approach to application delivery, enabling people to be productive seamlessly across multiple devices and multiple locations.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide support for the existing Power Platform, SharePoint Online and D365 applications.
  • Design and deliver applications in some of the above technologies.
  • Identify new and alternative approaches to performing business activities. 
  • Bring about improvements and measurable business benefits by identifying and proposing process improvements. 
  • Where necessary work across teams, both in and out of Digital, Data & Technology (DDaT).
  • Establish an appropriate knowledge of the roles of other teams and individuals within Digital, Data & Technology (DDaT), as well as those outside DDaT, related to the relevant business areas, in particular where systems and services interact. Know-how and from whom to elicit help.
  • Gather requirements and translate it to appropriate development methodologies i.e Agile/hybrid/waterfall development
  • Documentation – document solution design and specification/ training documents, support and user guides. 
  • Technical Skills Required 

  • Experience in Power Platform, SharePoint online and/or D365.
  • Experience in migration and redesign of legacy SharePoint solutions would be desirable. 
  • Front end web development experience (e.g. using HTML, CSS, React.Js, TypeScript) desirable.
  • Digital, Data and Technology are here to ensure our staff and students are able to enjoy a seamless experience for learning, teaching & research. We aim to provide a technological environment that matches the University’s international, teaching and research reputation, and which contributes to the realisation of its key institutional strategies. We strive to respond intuitively to both the ever evolving needs of our users, and the wide diversity of those users through the exploration of new and emerging technologies.

    For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Andrew Keen, Business Systems Manager-Strategic Systems (adsak@bath.ac.uk).

    What we can offer you:

    Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

    We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development
  • Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated , respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances  health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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