Full time, fixed term up to 30 months in first instance. Candidates wishing to work part-time will also be considered.

Applications close: 08/06/2017

Salary: Grade 6 (£29,301 – £38,183) to Grade 7 (39,324 – £48,327) depending on experience

Location: Whiteknights, Reading, UK

Job Reference: SRF17706

We are looking to grow our analytics team and seek entrepreneurial, talented and dedicated individuals to work on a range of cutting-edge projects with external partners.

The Institute for Environmental Analytics is an exciting new environmental “big data” analytics start-up venture, led by the University of Reading and involving partners from the private and public sectors. The IEA focuses on applied R&D and the development of innovative data applications and services in a range of market sectors.

We are looking to recruit up to two posts with strong data analysis and/or software development skills. Candidates may demonstrate skills in a range of areas, but we require at least one of the post-holders to have experience of weather-related data analysis and/or numerical simulation of weather or climate.

You will have:

  • Good degree in a quantitative science/engineering subject, or equivalent experience
  • Strong programming skills
  • A creative mindset and a professional manner
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Additionally, we consider the following to be desirable:

  • Experience of delivering outputs in a commercially-oriented environment
  • Experience of the whole software lifecycle
  • Experience of product development

The posts will be fixed-term for up to 30 months, in the first instance. Candidates wishing to work part-time will also be considered.

Please see the full job description and person specification on the University of Reading website here.

Interview date: 20th June, 2017

Data Analyst/Software Developer – Institute for Environmental Analytics – University of Reading

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