Most of our job vacancies are advertised on the University of Oxford website. We are currently looking for a Senior Software Architect to join the Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network and the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory team.

Senior Software Architect

Applications to be received by 12.00 noon on Monday 27th of February 2017

Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a.

IDDO research includes an innovative team of software engineers who are responsible for developing many of the programme’s key software systems, including online data exploration and visualisation tools such as WWARN Explorer (www.wwarn.org/explorer) and secure online data sharing. We are seeking a Senior Software Architect with extensive experience in web application development, Java programming and an interest in secure software architecture to join the existing team of software engineers. You will have a strong understanding of software and database design principles, and will provide a considerable level of technical expertise to lead and contribute to software development across programmes. You will manage a Systems and Database Administrator and work closely with other senior staff to ensure the delivery of agreed activities that support IDDO’s strategic, scientific and operational goals.

As the Senior Software Architect, you will have a postgraduate qualification in a related discipline such as software engineering or equivalent experience. You will have strong experience in Java programming, be comfortable in several different programming languages and be capable of learning new languages. A proven track record in - and experience of - successfully designing, implementing and improving IT security architecture and controls against standards such as ISO 27000 series, OWASP, NIST and other standards are essential. You should be proficient in data structures, algorithms and object-oriented programming (OOP), and have experience in software architecture and design techniques. Experience of programming for scientific applications and for complex data analysis and visualisation is highly desirable.

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term until December 2017 in the first instance.

Only applications received by 12.00 noon on Monday 27 February 2017 will be considered.

Contact: Shabana Akthar(link sends e-mail)