DAMS Software Engineer

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Created: December 19, 2014


Bodleian Libraries are seeking a DAMS Software Engineer to join Bodleian Digital Libraries Systems & Services (BDLSS).

BDLSS provides systems and services in support of the digital collections of the University of Oxford. These collections include digitised books, manuscripts, audio, video, and research publications and data.

As a member of the Development Team you will work on a range of research led projects and specifically on tasks related to the ongoing development, management and enhancement of software for a wide range of digital collections. You will build on all existing technical aspects of this collection including software development, upgrades, documentation and security.

You will have a demonstrable knowledge of an object orientated programming language, experience of implementing complex software and experience in the design of web user interfaces. Experience of Python application development or XML based technologies would be desirable.

This post is full-time and fixed term for 36 months.

Due to the nature of this post, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check as well as a financial background check. The possession of a criminal record or poor financial background will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and examples of work as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. Your work examples should demonstrate these. CVs will not form part of the selection process.

Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on 5 January 2015 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 12 January 2015.


Published: Friday, December 19, 2014 17:04 UTC

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