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Oracle E-Business Suite Systems Developer (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

The University Information Services (UIS) department provides central Information Technology services for both the academic and administrative activities of the University of Cambridge. These services are crucial to the success and reputation of the University. It is responsible for the development, delivery and support of all university-wide technology and systems (communications, storage, computers and corporate systems) to staff and students.

We have an opportunity for an Oracle E-Business Suite developer to join our Finance Systems development team, reporting to the Finance Systems team lead. The role involves the design, development and maintenance of customisations and personalisations to the University's principal financial management system. This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled E-Business Suite developer looking to gain further experience, with a complex and varied work load that involves a broad range of E-Business Suite modules and technologies.

Currently main areas of support for Oracle E-Business Suite include: - Core Financials (General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Cash Management) - Procurement (Purchasing, i-Procurement) - Research Administration (Projects and Grants) - Fixed Assets, Inventory - Oracle EBS System Administration - Reporting (Oracle Reports, Oracle BI Publisher) - Java Development and OA Framework

Desired Skills & Experience

Technical Skills: - Relational Database design knowledge. - Object Oriented Programming skills. - Experience with Oracle RDBMS. - Programming knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL. - Experience in writing reports using BI Publisher, Oracle Reports or similar report development tools. - Working knowledge of Java programming. - Oracle Forms Personalisation and OAF Framework personalisation - Experience in MVC framework especially Oracle Applications Framework would be an advantage. - Systems integration using the EBS SOA Gateway - Good knowledge of front end technologies such as HTML, JSP and how they link with back end services. - Demonstrable experience of providing systems support throughout the project lifecycle. - Other Technologies desired: XML, Unix scripting, Version Control Software like CVS or SVN.

Personal Skills: - Good problem solving skills and prepared to undertake technical challenges. - Good written and verbal communication skills. - Self-motivated, with the ability to work as part of a team or on your own. - Proven ability to meet deadlines.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Friday 7 April 2017. It is intended interviews will be held week commencing Monday 10 April 2017.

Please quote reference VC10550 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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