Application Engineer (Digital Library)

Leeds, UK
0 other recent jobs
Salary: £37,099 - £44,263 p.a. depending on experience
Created: November 20, 2023


As the Application Engineer you will be focused on delivering the Digital Library Infrastructure Project (DLIP) technical infrastructure and services, a cornerstone project to support the University in meeting the objectives set out in the Digital Transformation component of the Universal Values, Global Changes, University of Leeds Strategy 2020 to 2030. It implements the Digital Futures strand of the Libraries Vision.

The Digital Library Infrastructure project will; deliver a sustainable digital libraries research and education infrastructure; respond to the rapidly changing expectations our students, staff, and partners; and support the aims of University’s strategy.

You will be a key project member of the DLIP project, implementing: 

  • An updated cultural collections website to improve user experience, access, and opportunities for digital creativity and cultures;
  • A modern data platform to merge data from different sources to make it more effective for search, research, and teaching;
  • Improvements to the process for storing and managing digital surrogates and digital born content to reduce risk and increase access;
  • A foundational cloud infrastructure for digital humanities research and teaching.

You will utilise your skills, knowledge and experience to provide high quality and proactive application development. You will have extensive skills and experience in full-stack application development and implementation, ideally in one or more of the following: .NET, JavaScript, TypeScript, Node, or Python (other programming experience would be acceptable with a willingness to learn languages within the project framework). 

You will have familiarity with AWS or Azure deployment and systems such as Terraform and ElasticSearch. 


More info in the advert and Job Description


Published: Tuesday, November 28, 2023 21:57 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, November 28, 2023 21:57 UTC