Python Developer - Data Preservation and Curation

Full time

Created: December 19, 2014
Oxford
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Description

BDLSS (Bodleian Digital Libraries Systems & Services) provides systems and services in support of the digital collections of the University of Oxford. The BDLSS Digital Preservation infrastructure is designed to provide a common hosting and preservation platform for these collections. We are seeking an experienced person to help develop our preservation platforms and toolsets to meet upcoming scaling and data challenges.

This is a hands-on technical role requiring particular strengths in Linux and Python as well as an understanding of file systems, PKI and networking. You will have good experience in an IT-related environment and/or have a wide range of technical knowledge and experience. You will also have a degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience.

Due to the nature of these posts, candidates 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 as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the further particulars, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will not form part of the selection process. As part of the interview process, you will be assessed on samples of your work. Please submit some samples of work in a suitable format, along with your application. These samples should provide evidence that you meet the essential criteria listed in the job description.

Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Monday 2 February 2015 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during w/c Monday 9 February 2015.

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