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Technical Developer


At the University of Cambridge, philanthropy has driven impact for more than 800 years. Our responsibility as a leading teaching and research university is to serve an increasingly global society. Since the University was founded in 1209 the work of Cambridge scholars has had a profound effect upon the world. Cambridge scholars pioneered new interpretations of scripture, identified the building blocks of life, the origins of the universe and the origins of man. They invented the computer and the web cam, the rules of football and the jet engine. The impact of all of these things ancient and modern continues to resound around the world, just as our current work in clean energy, transport and food security will touch the lives of millions for generations yet to come. We want to raise £2bn to increase our impact on the world.

Amicus is the fundraising and alumni relations system for Collegiate Cambridge, a key enabler in achieving our £2bn campaign total. Amicus provides workflow support for fundraisers and alumni relations professionals, supports the campaign web presence at philanthropy.cam.ac.uk, and supports our 300,000 alumni and supporters through alumni.cam.ac.uk.

We are seeking a talented and capable technical developer to join the Amicus technology team. Based in Quayside and reporting to the Technology Manager, the successful applicant will take technical responsibility for data migration for Colleges, Departments and other Cambridge institutions adopting Amicus.

Skills and experience:

Essential: Educated to degree level or equivalent software development experience. Experience of writing sophisticated SQL and SSIL for data migration or for data integrity testing with complex data sets.

Closing date for applications is 25th June 2017.

Initial interviews will take place on Monday 3rd July, second round interviews will take place on Monday 10th July 2017.

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.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application.

Please quote reference DH12289 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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