Applications Developer (Research Computing)

St Andrews
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Created: January 29, 2013


IT Services is looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong interest in e-Research to join the Research Computing Team as Applications Developer (Research Computing). The Team currently consists of two staff and several volunteers. It forms part of the Service Delivery Group within IT Services. The development of technical solutions to meet the needs of research projects within the Faculty of Arts is central to this role.

The successful candidate will possess a degree or equivalent in Computer Science or in another relevant subject with a significant IT component. Experience in designing, developing and testing software using a range of technologies and programming languages is essential. The role also requires a through and methodical approach and the ability to communicate technical information to a range of technical and non-technical audiences.

Preferably the successful candidate will have experience in developing e-Research solutions and will have worked in a research context within UK Higher Education. Knowledge of technical standards like TEI, RDF and OWL, the W3C Linked Data standard; and of relevant metadata standards such as TEI header, VRA Core 4, Dublin Core, among others is an advantage, as is an understanding of the role of open source software and open standards in e-Research.

Informal queries can be directed to Birgit Plietzsch, Research Computing Teamleader - Email:, Tel: 01334 462315.

Closing Date:  1 March 2013
Reference No:  ME1091
Further Particulars:  ME1091AD FPs.doc

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