Data and Services Developer
University of Essex
The UK Data Archive at the University of Essex is curator of the UK's largest
collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities. It is also a
partner in delivering the UK Data Service, an online portal for social science
data, documentation and guidance. Both are vital resources
for researchers, policymakers, teachers and students around the world.
The UK Data Archive are seeking a talented and enthusiastic person to join the
Applications Development and Maintenance team within the Technical Services
directorate to lead on Web Services design, implementation, testing and
maintenance, using Continuous Integration & Testing and Agile Development
tools and techniques. The software production environment is predominantly
Microsoft based, using Visual Studio, C# .Net, Web API and SQL Server
This opportunity would suit an established IT systems professional looking to
broaden and consolidate their software development skills in an environment
which encourages continuous personal development.
You should have a first degree (or equivalent qualification) in a computing
related discipline, or relevant professional qualifications, together with
experience in web services development and have a good working knowledge of
database development tools and techniques.
This is a full time, fixed-term contract until 30 September 2017. The UK Data
Archive is ISO 27001, certified for Information Security Management.
This post involves access to Government systems, information or data and will
be subject to the staff vetting process. Further information can found in the
We particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic candidates as they
are under-represented at this level.
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