A Global IT company based in Cambridge is seeking a Research Community Engagement Manager to join their team on a contract basis for 6 months. The Research Community Engagement Manager is responsible for managing the Research Technology Professionals (RTP) Community as an audience across Europe, Middle East, and Africa. This role also focuses on collaborating with Researchers and Engineers to communicate about open-source programmes and initiatives with the RTP community and more broadly.The ideal candidate for this role would be an existing Research Software Engineer, Research Technology Professional or a recent Computer Science graduate from a research-intensive course, with Azure cloud computing experience and great communication and collaboration skills.Duties:
Skills and experience:
- Drive registrations to Research Technology Professionals community and drive certification.
- Manage the engagement and participation in existing Research Software Engineering (RSE) communities.
- Proactively organise RTP virtual events such as bootcamps, webinars, hackathons.
- Manage incoming requests to support Research Technology Professional requests
- Collaborate with Researchers and Engineers to communicate about open-source programmes and initiatives with the RTP community and more broadly.
If you feel you fit the above criteria, please apply today.
- Strong spoken and written English language skills.
- Demonstrable strong technical competence, including Azure certification.
- Demonstrable Research Software Engineering competence
- Highly organised with previous experience in programme management.
- Degree in Computer Science, Operations Research or a related STEM field
- Must have at least 2 years of experience in Research Engineering
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Azure and cloud computing
- Working knowledge High Performance Computing
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