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Business Systems & Data Analyst
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF32704

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 12/08/2020

Job live date: 10/07/2020

Salary: £30,942 - £40,322 per annum

Employment type: PM-Other Related

Department: Digital Technology Services

Division: Application Development & Digital Transformation

Hours per week: 1 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full Time, Permanent

The University of Reading is looking to recruit a Business Systems and Data Support Analyst within Digital Technology Services (DTS). DTS provides centralised IT support and services across the University.

You will have a solid background working in an application support environment.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of providing expert technical support to a large user base across multiple applications.
  • Experience in working with various stake holders in planning and delivering new releases and upgrades.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Server technologies as used by many corporate applications.
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of industry best practice relating to change and release management.
  • Some experience with SQL and/or PowerShell scripting languages would be useful.
  • Knowledge / experience working with one or more of the following - Tribal SITS, Agresso, Trent, Power BI, Tableau would be an advantage.
  • Keen, motivated, and willing to further develop their knowledge through continued professional development.

The University of Reading is an exciting and vibrant place to work. The University offers a generous holiday allowance of 26 days, and 6 days of extended closure around Christmas and Easter. There is a good pension scheme, onsite gym, childcare and a lively community offering the opportunity to get involved in a wide variety of interests.

Closing Date : 12-August-2020

Interview Date : TBC


Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Digital Applications and Development

Contact role:

Deputy Director

Contact name:

Dave Jones

Contact name:

Mark Collett

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 2939

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 8433

Contact email:

Contact email:


The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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