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Software Engineer

Web & Internet Science

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,395 to £37,345 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term - 2 Years
Closing Date:  Friday 11 January 2019
Interview Date:   Thursday 31 January 2019
Reference:  1045018FP-R

Applications are invited for a Software Engineer to work with the EPrints Services team within the school of Electronics and Computer Science.

The team develop and maintain web based repositories for a wide variety of organisations all over the world.

At the core is an open source software platform that provides a flexible way to configure the operations of a repository such as submission workflows, the metadata for content, and a range of services to allow people to access content within a repository.

The team is growing and requires people who can take responsibility for the development of customer focused projects for both EPrints systems and more varied research related engineering projects. 

Projects all require some level of design, programming, testing, project management, and customer support.

The successful candidate should have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications, experience in Computer Science or a related discipline such as Software Development. Some knowledge of Linux and web technologies, for example XML, Javascript and CSS is essential for this role. Experience of Perl or similar applicable high level programming language will be highly desirable.

For further information please visit, or contact Justin Bradley at

The initial duration of the post is 2 years.

The University Recruitment department will be closed from close of business on Thursday 20th December to Wednesday 2nd January 2019, so we will not be able to assist you with any application queries during this time.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Rosie McPhail (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1045018FP-R on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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