Data and Services Developer

Posted to IASSIST on: 2011-05-05

Employer: University of Essex - UK Data Archive

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We are seeking to appoint a Data and Services Developer to join the Application Development and Maintenance section of the UK Data Archive. The section provides support for the critical needs of the other divisions in the UK Data Archive, developing, maintaining and updating internal and external systems which are in everyday use. We have recently adopted a Continuous Integration and Testing approach to software development, using a suite of well know source code management, scripting, build and testing tools and all members of the Application Development and Maintenance section use Continuous Integration and Testing on a daily basis.

The UK Data Archive is in the process of redeveloping a number of its legacy applications, using new processes, tools and architectures. The post holder will be part of a small team of developers that is responsible for the design and implementation of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) components, plus the maintenance and eventual migration to the SOA of legacy databases.

This is a full-time, fixed-term post until 30 September 2012. Salary: £29,972-£35,788 per annum Closing date: 19 May 2011

Among other skills and experience the successful candidate will be a graduate in a computing related discipline and have experience of using Dot NET, Web Services, relational databases and software development tools in a production environment.

Archived on: 2011-06-01