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Two new software engineering positions at the University of Oxford.

Senior Software Engineer

Applications to be received by 12pm on Monday 13th of February 2017

Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) team. The IDDO hosts a collection of data-sharing platforms, bringing together clinical, pharmacology, molecular, in vitro and medicine quality data for a range of infectious diseases. The new platform is building upon the success of the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN). The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for developing many of the programme’s key software systems. They should have extensive experience in web application development and Java programming and have an interest in scientific applications of computing. The post holder will be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle, from requirements analysis, design and implementation, through to testing and maintenance.

We are looking for someone who has a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline such as computer science or equivalent experience, excellent Java programming skills as well as the ability to programme in several different programming languages. They should be highly competent in web application programming and have experience of relational database design (in particular SQL). Experience with Google Web Toolkit (GWT), R and relational data access technology and object-relational mapping would be highly desired.

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 13 February 2017 will be considered.

https://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/126065-Senior-Software-Engineer

Software Engineer

Applications to be received by 12pm on Monday 13th of February 2017

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

We are looking to recruit a Software Engineer to work in the IDDO (Infectious Diseases Data Observatory) group, based in the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health. IDDO research depends on an innovative team of software engineers who are responsible for developing many of the programme’s key software systems, including online data exploration, visualisation and secure online data submission and repository systems. You will have strong experience in web application development and Java programming, with an interest in scientific applications of computing. The post holder will have a strong understanding of software and database design principals, and will provide a considerable level of technical expertise to lead and contribute to software development across the programme.

You will have a degree or diploma in a related discipline such as computer science or equivalent experience, along with experience in Java programming. They will be comfortable programming in several different programming languages and capable of learning new languages, and have experienced in web application programming. Understanding of SQL and object-oriented programming (OOP) techniques is a must. Working knowledge of development tools is essential. Besides a technical background, we are looking for someone who has excellent team-working skills and excellent interpersonal skills. It would be highly desired if the post holder has previous experience in Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and experience with R.

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 13 February 2017 will be considered.

https://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/127252-Software-Engineer

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