Web Developer (Back - End)

Covent Garden
£34,156 - 47,019 per year + Excellent Benefits
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Web Developer (Back - End) 12 Months Fixed Term Contract Are you a talented C# Developer looking for a new challenge where you will have the opportunity to work on a large content management system and a variety of web projects within a complex organisation? The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a cosmopolitan university situated in the vibrant centre of London that specialises in the study of social sciences. A university with an international intake, our reach extends to a community of over 10,000 users from 160 countries. As part of this world-renowned organisation, we understand the importance of technology for the student of today and how efficient and effective IT services can transform the user experience. Job Purpose As a C# Developer, you will be required to provide management and administration for the School's content management system as well as web servers/intranet/online portal, working in liaison with our Communications Division to help ensure continuous improvement of our website. Job Responsibilities Working directly with the Web Production Manager you will be the main point of development, maintenance and third-line support of the University's key CMS system. You will need to be a self-starter who is able to hit the ground running with all round strong development skills. You will be involved with the full software lifecycle providing analysis, design, development, testing through to deployment. You will gain experience working on a variety of development projects, working collaboratively with the front-end developers in the Communications Division on deployment, administration and development of UI, UX and back-end technology. Requirements: - Strong experience of C# development within a large complex environment - Strong experience of .NET content management systems including development and support - Knowledge of PHP would be desirable - Experience of developing for PHP platforms like WordPress would be advantageous. - You will be a self-motivated and dynamic individual who is able to be adaptable and flexible and able to adjust to a new situations and environments - Effective oral and written communication skills, with a logical and sensible approach to tasks - Ability to communicate with people at all levels, including the ability to communicate complex technical information to non-technical users As an employer of choice LSE offers an extensive benefits package including: - Salary up to £47,019 - 25 days annual leave plus School closure over Christmas and Easter and Bank Holidays - Competitive pension package - A healthy work-life balance for all employees This role is being managed by Hays Specialist Recruitment and for further information or enquiries please contact Sarah Hazelwood on *********** Closing Date: Sunday 8th October Please note the formal interview with LSE will take place on Tuesday 17th October
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