Web Developer

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

The Faculty of Law requires a competent, enthusiastic and appropriately qualified full-time Drupal Web Developer. The role holder will be responsible for developing and supporting multiple websites and content management systems (primarily Drupal) for the Faculty of Law and its research centres. They will be responsible for supporting the Head of the Computing Team, the Legal Research Training and Communications Specialist and other Faculty computing staff in the provision, maintenance and development of these systems.

This is a busy and varied role which demands an excellent level of technical and IT competence, as well as accuracy, flexibility and common sense. The ability to prioritise tasks is essential. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and will be able to communicate effectively and appropriately at all levels. Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent, or have equivalent work experience, as well as having a proven track record of delivering, developing and sustaining multiple websites which interact with each other, generate high traffic and deliver support to many diverse users. Proven experience in Drupal, Linux, Apache, MySQL, XHTML, HTML5, XML, PHP and GitLab is essential.

This role is primarily based in central Cambridge. Hybrid working options will be considered following completion of a satisfactory 6-month probation period.

Benefits of working at Cambridge include: Competitive rates of pay with automatic service-related pay progression and annual cost of living increases; Generous annual leave allowance of 41 days paid leave (inclusive of public holidays); Flexible and hybrid working opportunities; Generous maternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlement and other family friendly schemes (e.g. workplace nurseries and salary exchange schemes for childcare); An auto-enrolment pension scheme , with a generous employer contribution; Travel benefits and retail discounts at over 2,000 local and national stores; Schemes to support with relocation / the provision of accommodation

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

We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Faculty.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 7th March 2024.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Andrew Gerrard, Head of the Computing Team (acg12@cam.ac.uk) or the Faculty's HR Team (hr@law.cam.ac.uk).

Please quote reference JK40402 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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