|Research Software Engineer|
|Oxford e-Research Centre, Department of Engineering Science, Keble Road, Oxford.|
|Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 with a discretionary range to £43,267 p.a.|
|We are seeking a full-time Research Software Engineer to join Professor Susanna Sansone’s group at the Oxford e-Research Centre, within the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science. Based in central Oxford, this is a fixed-term post to 31 May 2022, due to external funding.
Based in a group of research software and knowledge engineers, the successful candidate will work across multi-partner projects to ensure that the digital assets of academic research, such as datasets, algorithms, software and scholarly articles, are Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (“FAIR”) by humans as well as by machines.
You will contribute to collaborative software development for web applications, using agile practices to meet project requirements, coordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines. You will develop methods, strategies and software which support project, and incorporates ‘smart’ decision making. You will have the opportunity to contribute to (and lead on) scientific publications, as well as to travel and work closely with an international network of researchers, software engineers, developers, service providers, librarians, journal publishers and funders across academic, commercial and government institutions, developing relationships with world leaders in data management.
The successful candidate will hold a degree in information engineering, computer science, informatics, bioinformatics, related fields or equivalent experience. Need excellent technical knowledge, as well as demonstrable expertise and experience in web application frameworks and/ or backend development as well as software engineering, and software development. You should possess the self-motivated willingness to learn new skills and the experience and skills to work on multiple projects. Planning, monitoring and delivering to project deadlines, communicating and working with geographically distributed end-users and other developers at collaborator sites, and assisting in writing reports, are also essential skills for the role.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to: www.eng.ox.ac.uk/people/susanna-assunta-sansone
Further information can be found at: www.eng.ox.ac.uk/jobs/home
You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, (describing how past experience fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on 15 March 2019 can be considered.
Better Software, Better Research