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Vacancy at the British Library: Senior Software Engineer in Digital Preservation
Location: Boston Spa, Yorkshire
Salary: £27,477 - £31,912 per annum
Fixed Term until 31st March 2015
Closing date 16th May
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a developer to help drive the British Library’s groundbreaking work to preserve and archive the world’s knowledge in new digital formats. You will ensure our internationally renowned collection survives through time and remains accessible for future researchers.
You will be part of a research and development team that collaborates widely with libraries, archives, and commercial organisations across Europe to develop innovative digital stewardship solutions. You will have excellent Java development skills and experience in rapid prototyping with scripting languages such as Python and Bash. Strong team-working skills and an enthusiasm to work in a collaborative project environment will be essential. Knowledge and experience of any of Open Source software development, agile methodology, and Test Driven development would be an advantage.
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For informal enquiries please contact Maureen Pennock, Digital Preservation Manager on 01937 546302