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Job Opportunities

This page gives an overview of the Job Opportunities, describing its current status, where and how it's developed and deployed, and who is responsible for maintaining it.

Service Description

Welcome to the University of Cambridge's Job Opportunities pages. Here you can view our current vacancies and those of many Cambridge colleges and affiliated institutions. You can also find all of the information you need about working for one of the world's oldest and most successful universities.

Service Status

The Job Opportunities is currently live.


The current service requires complete re-development. Work is currently (Q2-2024) being completed to migrate the existing deployment to GCP as a means of continuing to offer the service in the interim.


The primary contacts for the Job Opportunities are Simon Virr and Andrew Rowland.

The service manager is Andrew Crook

Issues discovered in the service or new feature requests should be opened as GitLab issues in the application repository.


The Job Opportunities is currently deployed to the following environments:

Name URL Supporting VMs
Production silver, ellington
Staging jackson
Development rich

Source Code

The source code for the Job Opportunities is spread over the following repositories:

Repository Description
Application Server The source code for the main application server
Infrastructure Deployment The Terraform infrastructure code for deploying the application server to GCP

Technologies Used

The following gives an overview of the technologies the Job Opportunities is built on.

Category Language Framework(s)
Application PHP N/A


App logs to /home/httpd/

Apache logs to usual location (currently /var/log/httpd).

Service Management

The service owner for the Job Opportunities is Liz Timperley-Preece (HR).

The service manager for the Job Opportunities is Andrew Crook

The tech lead for the Job Opportunities is TBD

The following engineers have operational experience with the Job Opportunities and are able to respond to support requests or incidents: