Senior Software Engineer job at UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON



Site: 1 Place of the House of Guilds
Salary: £39,739 to £50,296
Full-time term (12 months)
Closing Date: Sunday February 20, 2022
Date of interview: be confirmed
Reference: 1622121JF-R

Site: 1 Guildhall Square (currently remote with future remote options)

As part of the Automation Services team, you will support and design systems and solutions critical to the University’s core operations.

You will play a lead role in the continued development of automated identity management solutions for upcoming projects and other services such as CI/CD and infrastructure automation.

About the role

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate resourcefulness, initiative and understand the value of providing reliable and stable services with clear and concise documentation. You will work as part of a team of highly motivated people who are committed to meeting deadlines and customer satisfaction.

what you gonna do

  • Development of our internal automated identity management system
  • Support and development of our CI/CD tools such as Octopus Deploy and TeamCity
  • Development and support of other automation tools and services, including infrastructure automation, monitoring tools, and data automation
  • Take the lead in making our infrastructure, interfaces, and tools more interchangeable and API-centric
  • Promote the use of automation to enable iSolutions and the university to run accurate, reliable, efficient and more productive services
  • Play a lead role in planning major systems development, installations and upgrades
  • Act as a mentor to less experienced technical colleagues, helping them gain technical experience

What you will bring

The right candidate has prior experience building C#.NET applications and is comfortable with full-stack development.

Core Competencies

  • Prior experience in C# and ASP.NET MVC
  • Front-end skills including HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Knowledge of MSSQL databases
  • Good understanding of basic coding principles and methodologies

Useful skills

  • Typescript, View
  • Web services, APIs, gRPC
  • powershell
  • Active Directory, Azure AD, MS Graph APIs
  • Test-driven development
  • GitLab, Octopus Deployment, TeamCity
  • Experience prioritizing security when developing and working with personal data

The University of Southampton promotes a healthy work-life balance with generous holiday pay over 30 days, defined benefit pension, flexible hours and flexible working, generous parental leave and childcare provision of children. For more information on our benefits, please visit our human resources pages.

At the University of Southampton, we are committed to our strategic principles of collegiality, quality, sustainability and global reputation. The University is committed to addressing equality issues and is one of the founding signatories of the Athena SWAN Charter, holding a silver-level Athena SWAN award.

Application procedure:

You must submit your completed online application form to The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date listed above. If you require assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1622121JF-R on all correspondence.


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