Data and Services Developer

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Created: May 12, 2014


The UK Data Archive at the University of Essex is curator of the UK’s largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities. It is also a partner in delivering the UK Data Service, an online portal for social science data, documentation and guidance.  Both are vital resources for researchers, policymakers, teachers and students around the world.

The UK Data Archive are seeking a talented and enthusiastic person to join the Applications Development and Maintenance team within the Technical Services directorate to lead on Web Services design, implementation, testing and maintenance, using Continuous Integration & Testing and Agile Development tools and techniques. The software production environment is predominantly Microsoft based, using Visual Studio, C# .Net, Web API and SQL Server technologies.

This opportunity would suit an established IT systems professional looking to broaden and consolidate their software development skills in an environment which encourages continuous personal development.

You should have a first degree (or equivalent qualification) in a computing related discipline, or relevant professional qualifications, together with experience in web services development and have a good working knowledge of database development tools and techniques.

This is a full time, fixed-term contract until 30 September 2017. The UK Data Archive is ISO 27001, certified for Information Security Management.

This post involves access to Government systems, information or data and will be subject to the staff vetting process. Further information can found in the Recruitment Pack.

We particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented at this level.

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