SYP - Various IT Roles – Oct 2022

Force Wide
Ranging from £20,118 - £41,517

Role: Various IT Roles – Oct 2022 

Department: Information Technology 

Location:  Nunnery Square, Sheffield/ Melton, Hull 

Salary: Ranging from £26,565 - £41,517 

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Contract Type: Temporary for 24 months 

We are currently recruiting for a number of IT roles, and we are seeking talented individuals, with diverse experiences and backgrounds to join us and help develop our future.  If you want to be empowered and valued to deliver your professional skills, these roles offer you the opportunity to do so. 

About our team:

Our team are a joint IT department, serving both Humberside and South Yorkshire Police forces to help keep our communities safe. We are going through a period of change to identify what our service looks like in the future and are looking for several fixed term roles to support the intervening period. As the department develops over the next year, there may be additional opportunities available.

As an inclusive employer, we encourage applications from all areas, and can provide support to applicants who have additional or different needs. We understand that diversity in our team is a strength and look to foster a culture of acceptance and understanding.

Roles available:


Architect – Salary £37,134 - £41,517. The post holder will be the subject matter expert for SYP and HP and be responsible for evolving and designing technical infrastructure architect produces and solutions with new and current technologies in differing locations.  These will range from network, server, telephony, storage and database specialisms. Role profile attached.

Contact Alan Maltby on 01482 630080 for further information about the role.


Technical Lead (Reporting) – Salary -£37,134 – £41,517. The post holder will work as part of a Team to analyse, plan and manage the implementation of Information Technology aspects across SYP and HP in line with IS Strategies and business requirements.  Role profile attached.

Contact Ryan Allport on 07474780745 for further information about the role.


Engineer (Database) –Salary £26,565 -£30,420. The post holder will assist with the creation and deployment of Force Business Intelligence reporting and Data Warehouse implementation and will provide database technical support for all force applications BAU.  Role profile attached. 

Contact Ryan Allport on 07474780745 for further information about the role.


Engineer (Reporting)- Salary £26,565 -£30,420. The post holder will provide design, development and implementation of business intelligence reporting (Currently using OBIEE 11g & 12c, and Microsoft PowerBI).  Role profile attached.

Contact Ryan Allport on 07474780745 for further information about the role.


Key Responsibilities/ Skills and experience: For further information relating to the roles and tasks of these positions, please refer to the attached role profiles. Please address all essential criteria in your CV.


We offer generous entitlements and supportive policies to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:

  • Generous annual leave allowance starting from 32 days plus bank holidays
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Generous ‘family’ leave
  • Voluntary CPD Events for all staff to allow continuous development
  • Mentoring & Coaching Scheme
  • Paid Professional Subscriptions when relevant to role
  • Access to a range of occupational health facilities
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee assistance service (accessible 24/7)
  • Additional benefits for Westfield Health members
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sports and Social Club


Applicants must meet the minimum requirement checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity.  A minimum checkable history of 5 years is required for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.

Appearance & Standards:

The Force is currently reviewing the Appearance and Standards Policy, with particular focus to Tattoos.  All visible tattoos will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, pending consultation of the Policy review.  Until such time, please do not be discouraged from applying to the Force as any visible tattoos will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.  Any tattoo which could be deemed inappropriate, or cause offence will not be accepted.  If you have tattoos, you will need to make a declaration at the time of application.

South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values:

Please find attached information sheet on South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values. The force has a particular focus on three area, Fairness, Integrity and Trust. Under each of these three headings there are key behaviours we expect all employees to adhere to.

Closing Date: Sunday 9 October 2022 @23.55

Interview dates: TBC

Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and agreement is made between the Talent Acquisition Manager and the Line Manager for the role.

Further Information:

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Diversity & Inclusion:

South Yorkshire Police welcomes applications from under-represented communities.  For further information on diversity and inclusion within South Yorkshire Police, please visit the diversity and inclusion page:

If you are from an underrepresented group and want to find out more about the support we can offer, please contact our dedicated team on

In addition, we will look to support anyone who requires Part Time/Job share working hours.

Note to candidates:

Please note that, should you be successful at the interview stage, the relevant internal or external pre-employment checks are required.  These include vetting clearance or review, prior to being appointed to the new role and start date being agreed.

To apply:

Our preferred method to capture your talent is via a CV/ Cover letter. Please email your CV/Cover letter to Recruiting at: before the closing date.  Please ensure you include the name of the role and the closing date in the subject field of your email. Ideally, you should write no more than 500 words detailing how you meet the essential criteria of the role you are applying for.  Please include in your CV your career history and other relevant self-taught/non-work-related experiences that are relevant to the role. Please also include detail of your responsibilities and achievements.

All role profiles are attached

Internal Secondments:

To apply for this post as a secondment, you must have the support of your current Line Manager. This should be sent via email to the Hiring Line Manager.  Please ensure that the role title and the closing date are stated in the subject of your email.

Without support, you will not be considered any further.


This opportunity is closed to applications.