SCAPE Principal Software Engineer

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Created: August 7, 2012


 £37,561 per annum / Yorkshire £34,391 per annum
Either St. Pancras, London, or Boston Spa, Yorkshire
Fixed term contract two years

Are you ready for a new challenge? Would you like to play a leading role in preserving access to the world’s scientific and cultural heritage? Do you want to help data-mine the digital memory of Europe?

This new post will provide an opportunity to developing innovative digital technologies as part of a cutting-edge European research and development project. You'll be working closely with developers across Europe and with the other members of our digital preservation team to create new solutions for processing digital media on a massive scale. This will lead to open source solutions that will help national libraries and archives across the world to manage their content effectively now and in the future.

You will have excellent Java development skills, and experience in rapid prototyping with scripting languages such as Python and Bash. Strong team-working skills and an enthusiasm to work in a collaborative project environment will be essential.

For any queries about the position, please contact Maureen Pennock,

For further details, and to apply, please visit

Reference: EIS00220

Closing date: 20th August 2012.


Published: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 18:30 UTC

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