Didcot, United Kingdom
The Mantid team requires an additional scientific software developer with strong C++ or transferrable object oriented programming language skills to develop and support further the framework and associated scientific software.
Software is an essential part of all the instruments. Initially developed by ISIS, the Mantid framework provides a state of the art data treatment and analysis software package for its instruments, and continues to grow to cover the many different scientific areas used at this international facility. Mantid is now also a core part of the operation of the SNS facility in the USA.
This is an opportunity to join a growing team with significant scope to lead areas of work.
ISIS is a world leading facility for condensed matter research using neutron scattering and muon spectroscopy, with a strong scientific user programme and extensive international links. ISIS currently operates 30 instruments and, following an additional £21m investment, is currently in the process of building 4 new instruments.
List of Duties / Work Programme / Responsibilities
The successful applicant will be part of the team developing and supporting the Mantid package. As part of their work they will interact with the ISIS scientists. The post will reside within the ISIS Computing Group.
In addition to the competitive salary, an excellent index linked pension scheme and generous leave allowance are offered. Full details of offered benefits can be found on STFC’s careers pages.
Knowledge and Experience
Above shortlisting criteria plus:
As Mantid is an international development project the role may include occasional UK and overseas travel.
Online applications only, please submit a covering letter and CV. No Agencies.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact: Anders Markvardsen at firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is 15th June 2014. The interview date for this vacancy is to be confirmed and will be held at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.
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