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£36,177 to £38,856 Per year Senior Officer 2
16 May 2023 16:21:00
Closing Date:
30 May 2023 17:00:00
A bit about the role…
As an ICT Applications Analyst at Durham Constabulary you will play a pivotal role in delivering the design, implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of a multitude of police ICT systems and databases.
You will be part of a team of up to 7 staff.
This is a dynamic and exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies to ensure that service is maintained and constantly improved to mission critical parts of the business.
What we offer…
Durham Constabulary is one of the top-performing police forces in the UK. You will be based at our new purpose-built police headquarters at Aykley Heads just north of Durham City balanced with some home working.
We are an equal opportunities employer and boast generous terms and conditions of employment including: 
  • Minimum of 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days after five years continuous service plus bank holidays. Pro rata for part time posts
  • A defined benefit pension scheme (career average) with death in service benefit.
  • Flexible working arrangements including flexi-time and occasional remote/home working
  • Access to a range of Health and Wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance programme 
  • Access to a wide range of Staff Networking groups 
  • Access to a range of high street discount services e.g. Blue Light Card
  • Secure on site parking and are located close to the local bus and train services.
  • Interest free loans
  • Onsite café serving fresh food daily and employee kitchen facilities.
  • Access to continuous professional development opportunities, including technical training options such as Microsoft Enterprise Skills Initiative and Pluralsight
A bit about you…
You will be an experienced Applications Analyst who is committed, self-motivated and leads by example. You will be required to have an aptitude for problem solving with analytical and troubleshooting skills to investigate system faults and errors. 
You will be an excellent team player with the ability to liaise with software suppliers in the implementation and support of their software, as well as implementing, testing and integrating new applications.
Particular experience of supporting/administering Microsoft SQL Server and/or Oracle databases would be advantageous but is not essential.
Working in a fast-paced environment requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, alongside a good general understanding of ICT, systems and ability to adapt and learn new technologies on the job.
Whilst our job description includes a multitude of requirements to cover the diverse nature of the applications we implement and provide, ideally for this role you would have some knowledge in the implementation or support of one or more of the following technologies:
  • Microsoft SQL Server/Oracle database administration
  • Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services
  • IIS/Apache
  • Powershell/scripting
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Microsoft BizTalk
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Oracle Apps
  • Microsoft Azure
Qualifications / Experience Test
  • A relevant degree or equivalent industry recognised qualification.
How to apply
For further information please view the Job Description
To apply please forward a copy of your CV along with a covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria for the role by 5pm on Tuesday 30th May 2023.  Please state on your covering letter the job reference and the job role.
Please complete the Equality Monitoring Form and return this with your CV
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Candidates must have indefinite leave to work and live in the UK and be free from any restriction. Any successful candidate will be asked to provide evidence of this.
Hard copy applications will not be accepted.
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