Software engineer job at LINCOLN UNIVERSITY


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Location: lincoln

Salary: From £28,756 per year
Please note that this position is permanent and full-time at 37 hours per week.

Closing Date: Sunday July 03, 2022

Date of interview: Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Reference: COS267C

The University of Lincoln has built an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. We were named Modern University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 and awarded Gold – the highest possible standard – in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework. School of Computing played a key role in achieving this success; we were highly ranked in the recent UK Research Excellence Framework (2021), where 86% of our research was rated as internationally excellent or world leading.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic software engineer to work with the technical support team within the school, supporting teaching and research in a range of computing disciplines such as cloud, machine learning, robotics, networking and security, gaming, human-computer interaction, and more.

The incumbent will be responsible for the ongoing support and development of bespoke software tools used in support of SoCS activities and the student experience, as well as identifying areas of opportunity for improvement. practices using software tools. This will include custom developments, FOSS solutions and existing off-the-shelf products. Examples of existing bespoke software include an in-house student management system, a network-based PC status reporting system used in computer labs, bespoke digital signage, and custom computer and gaming tools used for recruitment.

As the software development expert within the team, the incumbent will also be the primary facilitator to work with academics to ensure availability of software on learning resources, as workshop hardware can be run in computer labs and work with students and scholars to support effective teaching and research material.

Although the role is primarily software focused, the incumbent will also be required to provide hardware configuration and support. This may involve the supply of equipment for research or the massive deployment of laboratory equipment. In support of equipment and facilities, additional duties include procurement, health and safety and asset records management.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Simon Parsons (Computer Science School Director, [email protected]) or Matt Ashton (Technical Resources Manager, [email protected]).


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