Senior Web Developer/Web Developer

University of Oxford - Department of Statistics

Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 with a discretionary range to £52,132 p.a.

We are seeking to recruit a full-time (part-time would be considered) Senior Web Developer/Web Developer, on a fixed-term basis for 12 months in the first instance, to develop new and existing web server and browser resources hosted by Professor Jonathan Marchini’s research group. The research project is funded from an ERC grant awarded to Professor Marchini which ends in May 2019.

The main duties and responsibilities of the pos tholder will include developing and maintaining the existing web server and browser resources, developing and implementing a set of extended features to increase functionality of the servers, building new server and browser resources, responding to user queries about server and browser resources, writing documentation for users and developers of the server and browser resources and sharing responsibility for shaping the development strategy of the server resources.

Applicants are sought who hold a relevant completed, or near completed, doctorate OR who have equivalent experience in a relevant discipline such as web development, computer science, informatics, software development, research computing or similar.

The successful candidate will have relevant skills and experience in web development, including knowledge and experience (front - end and back - end) of website design and management, web hosting and web application delivery. They will also have excellent analytical skills and the ability to conduct and complete high quality development both independently and collaboratively.

Whilst this role is a Grade 8 position, we would be willing to consider candidates with potential but less experience who are seeking a development opportunity, for which an initial appointment would be at Grade 7, £31,604 - £38,833 with a discretionary range to £42,418 p.a., with the responsibilities adjusted accordingly. This would be discussed with applicants at interview/appointment where appropriate.

Queries about the post should be addressed to Professor Jonathan Marchini ( or Professor Charlotte Deane (

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 14 February 2018. Interviews will be held on Thursday 22 February 2018.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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