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Two staff vacancies in our Applications Development and Maintenance team

Article dated: 07-May-14

The UK Data Archive is looking for both a Data and Services Developer and a User Interface Developer.

The Archive is seeking talented and enthusiastic people to join the Applications Development and Maintenance team within the Technical Services directorate. The software production environment is predominantly Microsoft based, using Visual Studio, C# .Net, Web API and SQL Server technologies.

Data and Services Developer

The Data and Services Developer will work on Web Services design, implementation, testing and maintenance, using Continuous Integration and Testing and Agile Development tools and techniques.

This opportunity would suit an established IT systems professional looking to broaden and consolidate their software development skills in an environment which encourages continuous personal development.

You should have a first degree (or equivalent qualification) in a computing related discipline, or relevant professional qualifications, together with experience in web services development and have a good working knowledge of database development tools and techniques.

This is a full time, fixed-term contract until 30 September 2017.

User Interface Developer

The User Interface Developer will be part of a small team responsible for the design, development, quality assurance and maintenance of all aspects of the User Interfaces pertaining to the Archive's product portfolio.

This opportunity would suit an established IT systems professional looking to broaden and consolidate their User Interface development skills in an environment which encourages continuous personal development.

You should have a first degree (or equivalent qualification) in a computing related discipline, or relevant professional qualifications, together with experience of User Interface development and have a good working knowledge of HTML, CCS and Javascript.

This is a full time, fixed-term contract for two years.

 

The UK Data Archive is curator of the UK's largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities. It is also a partner in delivering the UK Data Service, an online portal for social science data, documentation and guidance. Both are vital resources for researchers, policymakers, teachers and students around the world.

The UK Data Archive is ISO 27001, certified for Information Security Management.

Both posts involve access to Government systems, information or data and will be subject to the staff vetting process. Further information can found in the Recruitment Pack.

The expiry date for applying for both roles is 8 June 2014.




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