• Senior Research Software Engineer (Research Objects/FAIR Digital Objects) (SAE-023829)

  • Manchester, UK
  • 45585-56021 GBP / Year
  • 8 December 2023

Website The University of Manchester, eScience Laboratory

R&D of products and practices designed for data driven research

Applications are invited for the above post focused on leadership in software engineering, architecture, requirements capture and working with stakeholders across Horizon Europe and UKRI projects to drive forward reproducible research infrastructure and the adoption of FAIR Digital Objects via RO-Crate.

The role is varied and interesting and you will be working in an engaging and supportive environment that will help you develop as an individual while allowing you to be productive and use your abilities bring to develop the RO-Crate FAIR Digital Object infrastructure and tools across a range of existing and important projects in Europe and in the UK.

Candidates will require a good BSc (Hons) in a computing or scientific subject (or equivalent experience), evidence of leadership on a variety of software systems, excellent software development skills, web development skills, experience of the entire software life cycle on a number of projects, use of development best practice (e.g. version control, release management) and have worked on multiple projects.

It will be desirable if candidates have linked data, data modelling, API development, software consultancy experience and experience of working on multi-partner, multi-site collaborative projects.

Having a can-do attitude, thriving off engaging with a wider team while having a strong personal work ethic and output are a must for the post holder. Your ideas, passion, intelligence and energy are most welcome!

The post is being recruited at Grade 7 reflecting the software leadership required for the role in terms of guiding others as well as the senior expertise you bring to the role.

To apply for this job please visit www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk.

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