|Salary:||£21,675 to £35,040 depending on skills and experience.|
|Placed on:||18th October 2016|
|Closes:||6th November 2016|
The award-winning Met Office Headquarters in Exeter is home to the most amazing facilities and world-class employees. Innovative and cutting-edge, this is the place to work in the South West for science-focussed software specialists like you. A wide range of benefits including flexible working, generous leave allowance and salary sacrifice schemes for childcare and more. There are many active clubs and activities and a gym on-site. Personal development is taken very seriously at the Met Office.
You will be a software engineer working in our Science programme with opportunities in weather and climate delivering world-class weather and climate prediction and observational systems. The Science programme ranges from blue-sky research through to preparation for operational delivery. All of this relies on bespoke software systems developed by us and our many partners and collaborators.
You will either be working in a science team, or software engineering team, to deliver numerical models, applications and services to facilitate our science. Our scientific applications and observing systems run on world-class systems, including a £97 million supercomputer, and will soon generate 200 TBytes of scientific data per day. You can imagine the technical challenges we face exploiting the science, computing and data for the benefit of society. There are elements of software development, maintenance and support in many of these roles. We value both creativity and a disciplined approach to technical development.
Current areas of responsibility, roles and functions include:
Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
Foundation Scientific Software Engineer £21,675 - £24,250
Scientific Software Engineer £26,010 - £31,500
Senior Scientific Software Engineer £30,529 - £35,040
Additional Supplementary Information
To apply, please click on the link below and attach the most recent version of your CV, along with a cover letter which briefly states your experience against each essential criteria bringing out skills or experience relevant to the desirable criteria.
Type / Role:
South West England