|£50,085 to £58,895 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
|17th November 2023
|17th January 2024
Information Services Division is the primary provider of IT services to UCL. We support and enhance learning, teaching, research and administrative processes by providing information- and technology-related services to over 50,000 staff and students of UCL and associated institutions.
Our goal is to be the leading IT services group in the HE sector and we are growing our team’s capability in experience/UX, agile development, security, cloud, service management and partnering. We are modernising our technology foundations, digitising the processes of the university to transform experience for students and staff, and partnering across the university to drive differentiation in UCL education and research.
Within ISD, this post is in Faculty IT & Partnering which provides local specialist applications and systems support and IT strategic business partnering for users in the School of Life and Medical Sciences, in the Institute of Education, the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment and to departments in the Faculties of Arts & Humanities, Social & Historical Sciences and Laws.
About the role
As a Senior Research Infrastructure Developer in faculty IT & partnering, you’ll be supporting data and computer-intensive research within the Geography department (Social and Historical Sciences faculty). You will provide strategic guidance, technical leadership, and foster innovation to enhance the quality of scholarly work.
Responsibilities will include the following:
UCL Geography research involves developing bespoke software, very large (TB) throughput processing and securely handling commercially and GDPR-sensitive data. As part of this role, you will be involved in close collaboration with UCL’s Advanced Research Computing (ARC) department to create consistent research computing environments across UCL and drawing on significant institutional expertise. You will be provided with a creative challenge to scope out how to best maintain and develop the department research computing capabilities, working with agile development methodologies (such as Scaled Agile Framework) to deliver continual improvement.
As a Research Infrastructure Developer, you have knowledge and experience of High-Performance Computing (HPC), Linux operating systems and their maintenance, directory & authentication technologies, and TCP/IP networking, including familiarity with common Internet protocols (e.g., HTTP, SMTP, LDAP, SFTP/SSH, etc.) as well as associated client software. Additionally, you are likely to hold a PhD in a subject with a computational, quantitative, or data intensive component or alternatively be able to demonstrate equivalent expertise with experience in the following:
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer great benefits. Please visit our rewards & benefits page to find out more.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong.
We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce.
These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.
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