DSpace Developer- Open Repository

Full time Remote / Telecommute

Created: September 4, 2013
London
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DSpace Developer- Open Repository, BioMed Central Ltd

Job Description
Open Repository are looking for a full-time Developer to join an agile team of developers, testers and analysts. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in transforming our platform.
The successful candidate will:
• Work with stakeholders to understand and solve their needs
• Participate in decisions governing the future of the platform
• Help to maintenance current platform
• Learn about DSpace

Desired Skills & Experience
Essential
• A numerate degree or equivalent experience
• Extensive knowledge of Java, Servlets, JSP and Spring in web-based applications - including an awareness of their strengths and weaknesses for given circumstances
• Knowledge about HTML, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery
• To be highly analytical
• Good SQL, preferably PL/SQL - including an understanding of good SQL practices, schema design, normalisation and query performance analysis
• Keen interest in technology and development practices - not only those that have been part of previous or current projects but also those that are new and/or emerging, combined with an awareness of the future of the software development profession.
• Excellent communication skills

Desirable
• Agile development experience including, Test Driven Development, Pair Programming and at least one of XP, Kanban, Lean or Scrum
• Knowledge about DSpace software, OAI-PMH, SWORD, Tomcat, Apache HTTP, Oracle, git

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting the job reference BMC/DE2 by email: jobs@biomedcentral.com

BioMed Central offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays , contributory pension scheme , life assurance , discounted gym membership , cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and an employee support programme.
BioMed Central Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.

Company Description
BioMed Central is the leading open access publisher of STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) research. Since it was founded in 2000, BioMed Central has successfully pioneered the open access publishing model and brought open access to the mainstream. With  offices in London, North America and Asia, the company employs over 270 people across a range of operations including editorial, production, IT and business. BioMed Central is a vibrant and innovative company. It operates in a fast-paced and high-energy environment,  hiring talented people who are passionate about science, technology, medicine and open access.
Open Repository is a hosted solution from BioMed Central that builds and maintains customized DSpace repositories on behalf of institutions and organizations. This allows an institution to preserve and showcase its intellectual output to a larger and unrestricted audience.
BioMed Central offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays , contributory pension scheme , life assurance , discounted gym membership , cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and an employee support programme.
BioMed Central Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.


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