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Systems Developer

The Guinness Partnership
England, Greater Manchester, Oldham
£51,380 per annum
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

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Corporate Services, IT
Full Time
Organisation Type

About the role

The successful candidate will play a role in shaping our Systems function for both our immediate requirements and those in the future and we're keen to hear from people able to lead, engage and influence at all levels.

The Systems Developer will design, develop and update the IT systems needed to support IT BAU Service and the Change Portfolio required to meet the Guinness business and operational plans.

We are currently working to a hybrid working style, working 2 days per week in the office and 3 from home. As such, it is a requirement for candidates to be able to work 2 days per week from our Oldham office.

The role will predominantly focus on our Azure integration layer, working with APIs, Data Factories, Functions, Logic Apps and a number of other Azure services.

What we're looking for


  • Experience in the development, programming and integration across one or more development languages such as SQL, .NET, HTML, Java, XML, C++, C#, PHM, Python, etc.
  • Broad Experience of a range of technology solutions including ERP, CRM, ESB, Azure, Cloud, AI, IoT, RPA, etc.
  • Experience of one or more software/technical development delivery approaches such as Waterfall, SDLC, Agile, Scrum, DevOps, etc.
  • Experience of analysing business requirements, documenting system design, developing objects/code, unit testing and deployment.
  • Good oral and written communications.
  • Demonstrates the Guinness Behaviours.


  • Knowledge of Social Housing and Care Sector.
  • Knowledge of Architecture Principles, Design Patterns, Coding Standards and Testing.



  • Educated to Level 2 (C+ or 9-4 GCSE or equivalent) or higher


  • Educated to degree level in an IT/STEM related degree discipline or equivalent.
  • IT systems development certifications and/or experience in Microsoft D365 CRM, Azure Integration Services, NEC Housing / Asset and Oracle Fusion Cloud, etc.
  • APM / Prince2 / Agile Practitioner / Certified Scrum Master / equivalent.

If you're interested in finding out more about the key responsibilities of the role and/or to ensure you meet the essential criteria, please review the role profile.

About Us


The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of affordable housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 140,000 customers nationwide. Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.


The Guinness Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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