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Software and Systems Developer

Unit: 
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: 
£32,548 - £38,833
Location: 
Please quote reference: 
14786
Temporary Contract ending 31 March 2020
Closing Date: 
25 June, 2018 - 12:00

You will be a member of the Open University team, comprising academics and technology specialists in cyber security, data science, learning analytics and distributed ledger technologies, who are leading the “University Learners” theme of the Institute of Coding (IoC - www.instituteofcoding.org). 

Responsible for the whole project life-cycle, you will scope, develop and implement a variety of interactive practical computing activities, relating to learning data science, programming and cyber security concepts to be used by Open University students. You will play a key role in the development of software systems enabling the remote operation of programming and computing infrastructure environments through the use of commercial software products and bespoke software solutions.

The Institute’s vision is to enhance the education and employability of every IoC learner and ensure that employers and individuals across the UK can access the skills they need to compete in the global digital economy. This unique and innovative collaboration has been made possible with £20m from the Higher Education Funding Council for England and match funding from universities and industry partners.

The Institute of Coding will develop and deliver innovative, industry-focused higher education across the UK. It will develop accredited degree schemes and short courses aimed at professionals in a wide range of sectors, as well as working to widen the participation of women, returners to work and hard to reach groups.

Closing date: 12 noon on 25 June 2018

Interview date: to be advised

Optional information: 

An application form and job related information are available from the links located below.  Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator on +44 (0)1908 659573 or by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community

 

Job related information: 

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 09:00