Computational Modelling Group

Data Scientist / Scientific Programmer Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, ,Harwell, Didcot

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12th June 2015
Luke Goater

About the role

This position will have responsibility for developing and delivering software solutions to a range of interesting and diverse problems.

The appointee will join a team providing environmental data and associated services to the UK academic research community. Initially the role will involve supervised working with colleagues on tightly scoped programming tasks, but will lead on to involvement in larger, more complex projects, including collaboration with other scientists and data managers; capturing requirements and developing solutions with end-users. There is also scope within CEDA to develop new projects and services.

The appointee will gain experience in a range of areas such as big-data management/processing, database tools, web-application, visualisation and data security. Interaction and collaboration with the UK and international science community is anticipated in some activities.

About you To join us you will need: . A degree in a relevant subject, such as a scientific discipline . A strong understanding of Linux usage and shell scripting . Experience with Python programming and developing programming solutions independently


An excellent index-linked pension scheme, 30 days leave allowance and a flexible working environment are offered. Full details of offered benefits can be found on STFC's careers pages.

Applications are handled by UK SBS Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867000. Please quote reference number IRC189433.

Closing Date: 12 June 2015

Interview Date: 6-8 July 2015