Web Developer (Geospatial) Cambridge

British Antarctic Survey
29 Mar 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), part of the Natural Environment Research Council, aims to undertake a world-class programme of scientific research, and to sustain for the UK an active and influential regional presence and a leadership role in Antarctic affairs.

We are looking to appoint a Web Developer (Geospatial) within the BAS Mapping and Geographic Information Centre (MAGIC).

We require someone enthusiastic and conscientious with solid web development skills to help us with current satellite information services plus new ideas and on-going projects funded by the European Space Agency.

Beyond web development skills, active interest in cloud computing, geospatial technologies and data visualisation will be highly relevant. The majority of our projects can be delivered under an open source license and you will be key to driving these developments.

If you are enthusiastic and keen to learn about the polar regions; want to help us develop new polar monitoring applications; enthusiastic about open source projects and keen to expand your own skills; then please apply and help us do more.

  • To develop and implement web applications for polar satellite information services.
  • Qualification
  • A degree or higher qualification in a numerate subject area, or relevant work experience (or equivalent).
  • Develop, improve and maintain web applications and services primarily based on satellite data.
  • Contribute to development of new polar geospatial information services and exploitation platforms.
  • Explore new methods for geospatial data visualisation.
  • To undertake other duties as required by the Director of BAS.
On-line application forms and further information are available on our website when you click 'Apply'.

These are also available from the Human Resources Section, British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET. Tel: (01223) 221508.

Please quote reference: BAS 81/17a

Closing date for receipt of application forms is: This job role currently does not have a closing date. If this changes, any applicants who have started, but not submitted, an application will be notified.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from ethnic minorities and disabled people are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job role.

From April 2018, the British Antarctic Survey, a component part of the Natural Environment Research Council, will be part of UK Research and Innovation. UK Research and Innovation will bring together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and a new organisation, Research England. The vision for the new organisation is to be the best research and innovation organisation in the world. More information can be found online. From April 2018, you will be employed by UK Research and Innovation.

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