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MI & Reporting Systems Developer

Team Valley
Salary Details:
up to £35665 per annum based on experience
06 Dec 2020
About the role

Job title:  MI & Reporting Systems Developer

Location: Team Valley 

Salary: up to £35665 per annum based on experience

We are recruiting a MI & Reporting Systems Developer for a brand new programme at Education Development Trust called North East Ambition.

What is North East Ambition?  

The North East Ambition programme is designed to support SMEs and micro businesses across the North East link more effectively with local and national skills initiatives. The programme is a partnership between Education Development Trust and the North East Local Enterprise Partnership, building upon NELEP’s successful North East Ambition pilot. The North East Ambition programme is a European Social Fund match funded programme that runs from December 2020 – December 2023.

The MI & Reporting Systems Developer role is to assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of a range of effective and accurate management information solutions for the North East Ambition Contract and other programmes operated by Education Development Trust (Careers) and the wider Trust. Experience of the careers guidance or related sector would be an advantage for this role.

The successful candidate must be prepared to travel, based on business need.

All job objectives are illustrated in the job description, that can be found at the bottom of this advert.

Person specification: 



  • C# 
  • SQL and Relational Databases 
  • Object Oriented Programming 
  • Object-relational mappers (O/RM) 
  • Unit testing 
  • HTML 
  • CSS 
  • JavaScript 
  • JSON 
  • XML 
  • RESTful Web Services 
  • Source control 
  • SCRUM 
  • DevOps 


  • Degree level education or equivalent professional qualifications like Microsoft or Cisco 
  • ASP.Net or ASP.Net Core. 
  • T-SQL and SQL server specific functions. 
  • Entity Framework 6 or Entity Framework Core. 
  • PWA. 
  • JavaScript frameworks (e.g. AngularJS, React, etc). 
  • Git Source control. 
  • Microsoft Azure. 
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps. 
  • Microsoft Application Insights. 
  • Microsoft Power BI. 
  • OData. 



  • Programming and developing solutions. 
  • Front line software support including bug detection and analysis. 
  • Creating and implementing test plans. 
  • Developing and optimising complex SQL queries for speed and accuracy. 
  • Delivering coaching or training to individuals and groups. 

Benefits: We offer a generous holiday allowance (30 days), a 6% matched pension scheme, a range of voluntary benefits, excellent training, and family friendly policies to support flexible working. 

Closing date: 6th December 2020

Interview dates: Interviews will begin to take place throughout early December.

This post, as part of the North East Ambition project, is part funded by the European Structural and Investment Funds 2014 - 2020 and all activity must comply with contractual regulations.  

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service



About the organisation
Education Development Trust has first-rate credentials in providing services that bridge the gap between education, training and employment. We have been a leading careers service provider in the UK for over 20 years and have a successful track record of managing programmes delivering careers, employment and skills support. Here is a video of our Director of Careers and Employability, Laura Bell, taking about the benefits of working at Education Development Trust.