Finance & IT

Vacancies within our finance and IT department.

Developer/System Administrator

Person Spec

The person we are looking for won’t have all the technical experience listed below but must tick at least some of the boxes. As a start point they must have a passion for Open Source Software and all things Linux. Past exposure to some of the following will be needed:

  • Programming skills - any or all of PHP, Python, Javascript;
  • SQL database administration;
  • Git version control;
  • Setting up and administering Linux servers, workstations and laptops;
  • Use of static website generation tools such as Hugo, Netlify;
  • DevOps automation using Ansible.

An enquiring mind, the ability to learn and an outward looking, service-focused approach to working with colleagues are important attributes for this role.

Overall Responsibilities

The job holder will have the following day to day responsibilities:

  • Contribute to improvement and development of the open source uzERP enterprise resource planning system (;
  • System Administration of Linux Servers, Workstations and Laptops in an office/factory environment;
  • Network, wifi and telephone system management;
  • General IT support and problem solving for non-technical users.

In addition, there are current projects aimed at improving our systems in the following areas:

  • Shop floor time booking - implement a new system to integrate with uzERP enterprise resource planning system;
  • On-line presence - integration of web sales into uzERP;
  • Backup and system resilience - a complete review of data security and disaster recovery needs to be undertaken in Q4 2020;
  • Work from home (WFH) - move towards a ‘cloud’ based environment to support WFH for office staff where required. This process has already started but needs to be accelerated over the next 6 months;

Contact information

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If you are interested in any of the jobs listed, please contact us using the details below.

  • Postal Address: Severn Delta Limited, Showground Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6AJ
  • Telephone (main switchboard): 01278 428200
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