Developer at the Extreme Citizen Science group

University College London - UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,056 - £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) Group ( within the department of Geography is seeking a developer. Key duties and responsibilities will be the continuing development of the Django-based GeoKey ( and software used for participatory mapping projects The post is available for immediate start and is for 12 months in the first instance

Experience as a software developer, with proven experience working with Python and the Django framework, experience using Unix-based operating systems and Unix system tools and utilities, providing occasional technical support and managing servers.

Experience in working in a team of developers to build upon robustly structured code, and managing code in shared environments – in particular GitHub. Knowledge of software development best practices including testing, documentation and version control.

Experience in workflow automation and continuous integration and deployment using test frameworks (Travis)

UCL vacancy reference: 1659407

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Professor Muki Haklay, , +44 (0)20 7679 2745.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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