We are looking to recruit enthusiastic Software Developers to develop enterprise systems and work closely with fellow engineers and scientists to provide software to support the business of science. The role will be based within the ISIS Computing Business Apps team at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, near Oxford.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest multidisciplinary research organisations supporting scientists and engineers world-wide.
List of Duties / Work Programme / Responsibilities
You will be involved in all aspects of the software development throughout the project lifecycle, from initial requirements analysis through to maintenance. Your responsibilities will include:
Contacts and Communication
You will also have regular contact with internal customers by email, over the phone and in person. These customers are primarily in the same department but are increasingly from across the whole organization.
You will need to provide support to external customers (scientists from around the world) on a regular basis primarily by email.
There are opportunities for working with similar organisations in other countries and some of the software we develop and support is part of a European collaboration.
You will further your own skills and experience through the projects on which you will work and we will provide you with the support and training that you need to progress in your job and advance your career. With flexible working hours, 30 days annual leave plus 10.5 days public and privilege holidays, a good pension scheme and excellent on-site recreational societies and facilities, we support a good work-life balance.
Any other Relevant Information
Occasional travel within the UK and/or overseas.
For more information about the technologies we use please see http://www.isis.stfc.ac.uk/groups/computing/business
Knowledge and Experience
Personal skill and Qualities
To apply please upload your CV and covering letter stating why you are applying and how your skills, experience and qualifications match the person specification (saving the reference IRC165033 within the filename).
The closing date for applications is 11 January 2015, however, we encourage early applications as some candidates may be interviewed before this date.
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