Software Engineers

Diamond Light Source

Division: Life Science

Support and enhance software for Data Acquisition on Diamond MX beamlines. Work with beamline scientists and users of Diamond to understand their requirements; implement new functionality, and enhance and streamline existing functionality. Be actively involved in the development of the core GDA framework.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Develop, test, maintain and support GDA software for MX beamlines, in collaboration with beamline staff, other members of the MX GDA development team, the Data Acquisition team, and the Scientific Software team;
  • Enhance the core GDA framework to make it robust, adaptable, and easy to use by developers;
  • Provide a technical advisory/support function to other departments;
  • Use technical and professional knowledge to identify opportunities for technical or process improvement;
  • Undertake research or development work within parameters determined by more senior roles, and with regular review of progress;
  • Maintain responsibility for the management and coordination of own workload, and ensure outputs are delivered on time and to high quality.

Closing date: 10th December 2017

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We are committed to equality of opportunities for all and our employees come from many countries, cultures and backgrounds.

We offer comprehensive benefits including flexible working arrangements.



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