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Job ID
Posting Date
Swansea University
Job type
Full time
28,936.00 - 32,548.00  per year

Swansea University

IT Technician/Developer - Data Science

Job description


£28,936 to £32,548 per annum (pro-rata if part time) together with USS pension benefits.

The normal expectation is that the successful applicant will be appointed to the minimum of the scale with annual increments on 1 October each year (subject to completing six months service).

Grade 7. 

This is a fixed term position, 1 year from start date. 

Main Purpose of the Post

A post that will utilise either for hardware or software skillsets, excellent for recent graduates or established IT professionals. Focussing their skills, be they hardware or software, on working on systems to support ‘Big Data’ research.

Based in the Data Science building in the Medical School the role will interact with a wide range of projects and centres such as the SAIL Databank to major UK ‘Big Data’ centres such as Farr institute and Administrative Data Centre Wales.

The post holder will be working on a range of developments that suit their skill sets to contribute to the running of high quality technical services that ensure current operations are managed and future development opportunities for the Health Informatics group are realised.

Utilising their skills range in ICT development (hardware and software) the post holder will work extensively with existing and new technical systems to enhance the operation of the Health Informatics technical team.

Working on world leading research projects across the UK and internationally the post holders will have the opportunity to undertake computing work at the cutting edge of Data Science.

The post holder will be able to apply their skillset to advanced projects such as Cloud computing and enterprise architecture as well as work in a dynamic team environment where they can further develop their skills learning new approaches and development methodologies such as SCRUM.

The role holder will also collaborate closely with colleagues from Health Informatics as well as and staff from NHS and other related external organisations to support the operations and development of systems.

Closing Date 03-01-2018

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