Software Engineer

£31,342 - £37,394 per annum

An opportunity has arisen for a Software Engineer/Java Web Developer to work on a unique, state-of-the-art online service delivering maps, geospatial data and geographic information to researchers and students across the UK. EDINA's Digimap service provides online access to a wide range of topographic and subject-specific mapping and map data, including geology, hydrographic, historical and contemporary Ordnance Survey maps. It has around 50,000 users and delivers over 21 million maps and 20TB of data per year. You'll be tasked with keeping this complex service running, as well as contributing to the evolution and development of this and other online services in a rapidly changing environment.

We want you to have:

It would be useful if you also had one or more of the following:

We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate enthusiasm, initiative and rigorous problem solving and who is able to work as part of a dynamic team.

This is a full time open ended post.

EDINA and Data Library is a division within the Information Services group of the University of Edinburgh. EDINA is a Jisc centre for digital expertise and online service delivery. Jisc is a registered charity that champions the use of digital technologies in UK education and research. With over 80 staff, EDINA provides national online resources that support education and research to c.350 registered universities, colleges and allied organisations.The activities of EDINA and its performance have a high profile, nationally and internationally.

Benefits of working for the University of Edinburgh include: 36 days holiday (+ 4 public holidays); 35 hour working week; flexible hours; Occupational Pension Scheme; Family Friendly work; yearly salary increments; exceptional occupational sick pay; staff discounts; Cycle to Work Scheme.

Closing date: Monday 13 July 2015 at 5pm

More information and application pack

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Contact us at:
EDINA, Causewayside House
160 Causewayside, Edinburgh
United Kingdom EH9 1PR

EDINA is the Jisc centre for digital expertise & online service delivery at the University of Edinburgh.

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