Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Solutions Developer


Digital Services

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
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1 Degree in a related computing subject or equivalent qualification or experience. E A/I
2 Solution Development Experience: Experience of developing digital solutions (e.g. SITS, Mobile Apps, Bots, Web-based apps, interfaces, integration etc.) E A/I
3 Database Development Experience: Experience of working with large scale databases, working with SQL code to manipulate and report on data. E A/I
4 Higher Education systems experience, such as SITS. D A/I
5 Languages and frameworks such as .NET Core, PL/SQL, or SITS SRL. E A/I
6 Languages and frameworks such as .Node.js, React, React Native, TypeScript, ASP.NET, and Java EE as well as an understanding of source code control and software design in Unified Modelling Language (UML). D A/I
7 Creativity and Innovation: The ability to find and develop creative solutions to organisational problems or initiatives that delight customers. E I
8 Positive and professional attitude: Positive and passionate about the work they undertake, with a deep sense of pride in contributing towards university outcomes. E I
9 Attention to Detail: The ability to apply appropriate quality standards to all tasks undertaken and ensuring that nothing is overlooked. E I
10 Collaborative working: A collaborative and solution oriented mindset with the ability to influence and work with a variety of stakeholders to deliver positive outcomes. E I
11 Customer Focus: Self-motivated, well organised and positive approach to work with the ability to manage and prioritise a complex workload and experience of dealing with challenging and demanding customers; whilst understanding the needs of the internal or external customer needs/requirements and regularly checking with the customer when taking actions or making decisions. E I
12 Interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills: Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to translate often complex information into easy to understand messages for a range of audiences. E I
13 Team Work: Effective and committed team player able to work successfully with others and to build positive working relationships E I
14 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values. E I

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