£37,561 per annum / Yorkshire £34,391 per annum
Either St. Pancras, London, or Boston Spa, Yorkshire
Fixed term contract two years
Are you ready for a new challenge? Would you like to play a leading role in
preserving access to the world's scientific and cultural heritage? Do you want
to help data-mine the digital memory of Europe?
This new post will provide an opportunity to developing innovative digital
technologies as part of a cutting-edge European research and development
project. You'll be working closely with developers across Europe and with the
other members of our digital preservation team to create new solutions for
processing digital media on a massive scale. This will lead to open source
solutions that will help national libraries and archives across the world to
manage their content effectively now and in the future.
You will have excellent Java development skills, and experience in rapid
prototyping with scripting languages such as Python and Bash. Strong team-
working skills and an enthusiasm to work in a collaborative project
environment will be essential.
For any queries about the position, please contact Maureen Pennock,
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For further details, and to apply, please visit www.bl.uk/careers
Closing date: 20th August 2012.
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