Senior Developer - Research Technologies

University of London
Covent Garden
£43,220 - £50,949, dependent on experience
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Developer ? Research Technologies

London, WC1B 5DN

Salary: £43,220 - £50,949, dependent on experience

Open Ended Contract ? 35 hours per week

CoSector, University of London
CoSector, University of London (formerly the University of London Computer Centre, ULCC) has over 40 years' experience of delivering high quality, cost-effective IT and digital solutions to over 300 UK institutions. From VLE development and support, managed or co-location hosting, to highly skilled specialists in digital preservation and research technology, our teams can tailor IT and digital solutions to fit customer needs.

About the role
We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Senior Developer to join our Software Services team. This role contributes to the development, management and maintenance of the research technologies service, liaising with customers and with internal and external service providers. As the Senior Developer, you will lead and contribute to projects, developing the existing service infrastructure including data and publication repositories; digital archiving; and e-journals. This role also has key accountability in maintaining awareness of emerging trends and priorities around support technologies for research in Higher Education and the Cultural Heritage sector. The role requires initiative to proactively identify opportunities for CoSector to develop new offerings and services.

About you
We are interested in meeting technical professionals with demonstrated knowledge and previous experience of web and database application development, support and service delivery in Higher Education (or a related environment). Your technical expertise will also include significant experience with Open Access repositories or related systems used in digital libraries/archives and research data management. Demonstrated awareness and understanding of issues and trends in Higher Education, library and cultural heritage sectors are critical to your success in this role.

Finally, candidates must demonstrate high-level communication and customer service skills with the ability to engage professionally with a variety of stakeholders and clients. You will enjoy working as part of a team, but also be confident in taking on tasks independently.

If you believe you have the right experience and skills for this role and you are interested in building a career with the University of London then we want to hear from you.

Closing Date: Midnight, 12th November 2017

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