In-House System Developer

Rothamsted Research
03 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
In May 2017 Rothamsted Research launched their next 5-year strategy. This vision addresses six of the most pressing UN global challenges. Starting from innovative, multi-disciplinary research, new ideas and new knowledge are being converted by the world class Rothamsted scientists into new solutions that can sustainably provide healthy and nutritious food to the planet’s growing population.

IT Services require a skilled and ambitious Systems Developer, working within the ticketing system to support our financial and operational systems under the guidance of the Business Systems Manager. You will be heavily involved with the transition to a new ERP system that is planned for launch in Q1 2019; Extract Transform Load (ETL) Migration skills are therefore essential.

This role also requires knowledge and experience of SQL reporting, data manipulation, reverse engineering and the ability to analyse and interpret data. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains. Knowledge and experience of other ERP systems and integrators such as Unit4, Concur, 4Risk, openHR and Nolan’s eRequest would be advantageous. Excellent communication skills and ability to work well in a team are prerequisite.

We have several internal databases which require a moderate level of support and you will also be involved in migrating these to commercial off-the-shelf systems. You will be part of a busy and productive team that strives to deliver excellent customer service.

This role can be performed from our North Wyke (Devon) or Harpenden (Hertfordshire) site, occasional travel between the sites will be required with some overnight stays.

Interviews will be held 31st October 2017.

About The Company

Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading Research Institutes delivering world class agricultural science. Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity as well as creating a positive work life balance, enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees. We have an attractive benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities.

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