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Paradigm project Software Engineer
Academic Related Grade 2 £22,507 - £29,128 p.a. including 38 days annual leave
Fixed term contract until December 2006
Web oriented developer needed to provide assistance to the PARADIGM project
<http://www.paradigm.ac.uk> of the Bodleian Library and the John Rylands
University Library, Manchester. The project is to develop best practices and
solutions for the collection and preservation of private papers in digital
form. It is expected that the project will make use of the Dspace and Fedora
digital repositories and the successful applicant will be comfortable with
their core technologies of Java and SQL. A grounding in web services and XML
will also be required.
In addition to installing, configuring and developing the above repositories
and related software, the Software Engineer will be expected to investigate
other software packages as needed.
Good communication skills are essential. The postholder must be able to liaise
effectively with non-technical colleagues, and will be required to participate
in the dissemination of the project's findings by producing technical and
end-user documentation, contributing to a Workbook on Digital Private Papers,
and giving presentations on technical aspects of the project.
Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from
<http://www.sers.ox.ac.uk/vacancies/>; or from Sarah Connor, Systems and
Electronic Resources Service, SERS Building, Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0ES (Tel:
01865 280040; E-mail: [log in to unmask]).
The closing date for completed application forms is 30th May 2005. Please quote
our ref: LNS15178.