Junior Analyst Programmer

Contract | Bloomsbury, ENGLAND | 3 months | Deadline: 17 Nov 2020
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British Museum

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Junior Analyst Programmer
Information Services
£26,929 per annum
Application Deadline: 12PM on 17 November 2020

The British Museum is seeking a Junior Analyst Programmer to join the Information Services (IS) department. The main purpose of this role is to analyse requirements, provide support for existing applications and interfaces and develop new application software, with support from colleagues inside and outside IS.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

•To provide 2nd and 3rd line support for existing applications, interfaces and solutions. Includes the preparation of documentation relating to changes, fixes and handovers to the 1st line support team. Support duties will include liaising and working alongside colleagues across the museum to analyse and resolve problems and occasional out of hours’ work. The post-holder will be responsible for the identification of opportunities for change which will result in fewer support issues as well as opportunities for additional monitoring and to allow the department to be proactive in support.

As required, to develop knowledge and capabilities in the languages, applications and tools needing to be supported. At the time of writing this includes familiarity with one or more of C#, PHP, PowerShell, SQL, Web API/REST services, Linux and MS SharePoint but will evolve over time.

•To use modern business process and service orientated architectures to integrate and interface different systems in accordance with the defined architecture. To ensure code is peer reviewed and handed over in a fully tested and documented manner.
•To develop applications solutions using industry-standard development tools. Occasionally use may be made of scripting languages and smaller-scale database development / administration. Resulting applications may be Web-enabled for Intranet or public Internet use. To prepare documentation as required at each stage of a project and ensure it is agreed by appropriate colleagues.
•As required, to develop specialist knowledge of particular tools, APIs and/or plug-in technologies gaining advice from experienced colleagues.
•As required, to assist Project Managers with the day-to-day development and management of agreed projects. The Junior Analyst Programmer may be asked to manage smaller programming projects from inception to completion.
•This includes training users in the use of applications as well as 1st line support and other colleagues and also offering guidance to expert users on locally-lead application developments. Similarly, develop and provide training and support documentation as required.
•To stay abreast of new development technologies and advise senior staff on the appropriateness of new software tools and methodologies, and industry development trends.

Person Specification:

•Educated to undergraduate degree level or equivalent.
•Experience in a programming role; writing or supporting applications written in Microsoft technologies and/or PHP; object-oriented design and programming; database and application design, in support of user requirements; SQL; formal project environments; and capturing and developing user requirements, converting these to technical programming specifications.
•Excellent communication skills, both verbally and orally, with a measure of rigor as well as being a strong team player.

Museum Website: https://bmrecruit.ciphr-irecruit.com/templates/CIPHR/jobdetail_3275.aspx

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