ICT Information Sytems Officer


Contract: Fixed Term contract (to September 2020)

Salary: Grade 6 (£24,799 - £26,999)


Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week


Location: Headquarters, Sheffield


An opportunity has arisen within our ICT team for an Information Systems Officer which will be based within our Headquarters in Sheffield.

The post holders will be responsible for assisting the ICT section in developing innovative ICT solutions and systems to meet the needs of the organisation and to provide general support to members of the ICT section as required.

Duties will include:

 Designing and developing SQL databases
 Developing web based systems using a variety of tools;
 Determining design methodologies and tool sets;
 Designing and conducting tests.
 Preparing documentation to provide guidance to users of systems;
 Providing technical advice and guidance to users;
 Assisting in the maintenance and support of specialised software packages.

Key to this role is the ability to think laterally and solve complex problems logically and to work constructively as part of the wider ICT team. The successful candidates will need extensive knowledge and understanding of Window client/server operating systems and in-depth knowledge of computer systems/networks and a range of software applications.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in web Programming and developing systems using JavaScript, PHP, AJAX, ASP, XML, SQL etc., and software installation and troubleshooting is essential.

The post holders will need GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above or equivalent, a BS in Computer Science or related field, or significant equivalent experience.

An application form for the role can be found here or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@syfire.gov.uk or on 0114 253 2811.

Closing date for applications is 17:00 hours on 20 December 2019.

Interviews will be held on 3 January 2020.

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.

This content was last updated on November 29th, 2019