Essential maintenance to our systems is planned for the morning of 19th December 2017. Users are likely to experience disruption to online services during this period.

The UK Data Archive offices are closed from 12.30 GMT Friday 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2018. Online services will run unattended during this period. Season's Greetings to all our users.


Staff vacancy: Data and Services Developer, UK Data Archive

Article dated: 14-May-13

The UK Data Archive is seeking to appoint a Data and Services Developer to work on the design, implementation and documentation of the backend and data loading for a new Digital Futures system.

The Digital Futures system will provide online access to and citation of qualitative research data (via XML and PDF formats).

Among other skills and experience the successful candidate will be a post-graduate in a computing related discipline and must have experience of generating and handling XML, validating XML schemas (XLST) and using XML databases such as BaseX for primary data storage. Experience of using Solr in a production environment and server-based JAVA development is also essential.

This is a full time, fixed-term position for one year. The UK Data Archive, based at the University of Essex, is ISO 27001 certified for Information Security Management.