Applications Analyst (Digital)


5th December 2021

About the Job

Interview date: 15 December 2021

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting web based and digital systems within IT Services ensuring incidents are proactively managed. The post holder will undertake upgrades, patches and improvements and also work closely with the Digital Development Lead to participate testing, transition and acceptance in to live service of new and or changes to existing Digital systems. Currently the Digital Systems application portfolio consists of the Public website, MyNorthampton (MyDay) mobile app and portal including Attendance Management, Staff Intranet and Student Hub, SharePoint, e-Folders, and Counseling Booking Systems but this is subject to change as applications are introduced/retired.

About You

To be successful you will need experience of providing application support in a similar environment. This should include knowledge and experience of supporting SharePoint Online Knowledge, SharePoint administration, and designing and developing SharePoint sites and document collections. Experience of developing workflows and forms and experience of content management systems such as WordPress, Terminal4, SiteCore or Drupal, coupled with knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines would be a distinct advantage.



  • Educated to HNC/HND level or relevant experience demonstrating competence similar IT posts


  • Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016
  • Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016
  • Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals
  • ITIL Foundation Certified
  • PRINCE 2 Foundation Certified


IT Services

Please note, we do not accept agency applications unless a written agreement has been pre-arranged. The approved recruitment agency for this role is Eutopia Solutions.

About Us

Come to the University of Northampton and you will see that we do things a bit differently.

We are one of the youngest universities in the UK but we are already leading the way in adding value to society, which we call social impact. We have won multiple awards for our work in this area, among others, but what matters the most to us is ensuring that our students and graduates have the opportunity to make their mark on the world too. That’s why we were the first university in the UK to be named as a Changemaker Campus in 2012.

We want to break the mould of what Higher Education can be. This has led us to build a whole new University from the ground up that is designed to reflect the way that students actually learn rather than the way they are expected to learn. Waterside Campus opened in September 2018.

Our commitment to transforming lives and inspiring change is at the heart of all that we do.

Right to Work

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.


The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion.

This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected by our activities.

Together @ UON confirms our commitment to equality and inclusion, underpinned by our belief in taking action. We are dedicated to creating an environment that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity.

Together @ UON demonstrates our pledge to our staff, students and partners to nurture and develop an environment where equality and inclusion can thrive whilst we Transform Lives and Inspire Change


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