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Position: Research Software Engineer
Institution: University of Bath
Department: Computing Services
Location: Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom
Duties: The post-holder will be part of the Advancing Research Computing (ARC) team in Computing Services and will work closely with colleagues across the University on the support of research. They will bring expertise in a relevant research domain in addition to expert level knowledge and skills to design and deploy high quality software solutions to fulfil the requirements of the research project. You will take an active part in defining the research objectives of projects, identifying solutions for collecting, processing, analysing and managing data
Requirements: A PhD degree in a computational field or equivalent significant relevant experience and professional qualification. Demonstrable significant depth and breadth of specialist knowledge of subject matter and the ability to contribute to research programmes across a range of disciplines. Demonstrable awareness of latest developments in the field of research computing. Experience in using and developing research software. Advanced skills in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, R, C, C++, Fortran). Research experience in big data, data scraping, processing and analysis. Knowledge of and commitment to best practices in software development: documentation, issue tracking, unit testing, continuous integration and version control. Proven ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships and collaborations with academics and researchers. Ability to organise and prioritise own workload to meet required deadlines. Ability to write research reports and to effectively disseminate outcomes. Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills. Ability to learn/adapt to new technologies and concepts. Excellent organisational skills and proven project management skills. Flexibility and adaptability and an ability to cope with a busy workload. Commitment to working within professional and ethical codes of conduct. Innovation and developing creative solutions. Commitment to excellence in research. Enthusiasm and self-motivation. Tenacity – working to achieve own and team objectives and to overcome obstacles. Ability to be an effective team worker. Commitment to safe working practices
   
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