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Software Quality Analyst Vacancy Bath University

Location: Newton Park, Bath

Line Manager: Change & Transition Manager

Hours: Part time, 29.6 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Closing date: 12th midnight GMT, 4th September 2020

Interview date: 18th September 2020

About the role

This role is pivotal to the delivery of high quality software and services by IT Services to the University. You will be responsible for developing quality criteria for new services, to ensure that appropriate test plans are carried out and all relevant service transition documentation is completed prior to new services going live.

You will have experience of developing test plans, identifying defects and following up to ensure remediation. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the relevant service documentation is produced to quality standards for service users and administrators.

This is an exciting role with the opportunity to contribute to the IT Services Strategy by supporting the development of the department’s self service functionality for students and staff.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Joanna Daggar, on 01225 875509 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Department of IT Services is committed to delivering value to the University through the provision of high quality, reliable and resilient services that are aligned with the needs of the organisation. We are proud of our commitment to customer focus and the professional, productive and positive working environment of our team.

About you (requirements)

You will be highly collaborative and self-motivated, with advanced knowledge of quality assurance and how it can be applied to the delivery of an excellent service. You will demonstrate excellent, facilitative customer-facing skills with the ability to communicate effectively and pass on information to a wide range of specialists and non-specialists. You will have strong problem solving and analytical capabilities, and a keen interest in technology. You will have the ability to consistently produce high quality documentation for different audiences to deadlines, with close attention to detail in all of your outputs.

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And as the fifth largest employer in Bath and North East Somerset, we’re really bringing our local talent out on a global scale. Transforming the lives of our socially engaged global students starts with making sure that our people, people like you, are engaged, empowered and feel valued for the hard work they do. And that’s where you come in.

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit Bath Spa University jobs page. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a nursery, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies.

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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