CLOSER Full Stack Developer

University College London - Institute of Education, Department of Social Science

CLOSER creates software for a consortium of universities entering and managing metadata for UK’s leading longitudinal studies. All of our software is released as open-source and therefore requires continual maintenance. The post holder will be responsible for developing new features for Archivist, CLOSER's metadata enhancement service. The post holder may be asked to present their work to both internal and external audiences including international conferences. The post holder is expected to pay close attention to open issues and resolve issues in a timely manner.

The post is available immediately and funded to 30 September 2019 in the first instance.

The successful candidate will have a degree or higher degree in a computationally based field, or equivalent professional experience. Significant experience in software development and the ability to rapidly acquire fluent knowledge of new programming languages (Ruby (2.X) and JavasScript/CoffeeScript) , libraries and platforms are essential requirements of the post.

An understanding of commercial aspects of the software industry, with experience of organisations of multiple maturity levels and sizes is desirable.

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 , please contact Will Poynter ( )

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

Interview Date: 9th November

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

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