Abingdon/ Remote UK

The Role

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join this Innovation Team, conducting original Digital Preservation research and delivering new product features to enhance the state of the art in this emerging area. You will be able to adapt your software style, producing fast prototype code to try out new ideas as well as writing well designed, testable and maintainable efficient code for new product features. Your work will extend to include:

• Discussing Digital Preservation research with world leading investigators

• Creating prototypes to evaluate new Digital Preservation concepts

• Analysis to create new production features

• Integrating software components into our fully functioning software system

• Developing verification plans – adhering to quality assurance procedures

• Performing Peer code reviews.

Our offices are in Abingdon but this role can be either office based or worked remotely in the UK.

What we look for

To be part of Preservica you need:

• BSc / MSc or PhD level education in an engineering / software / system related subject or equivalent through relevant training and/or experience.

• Be familiar with Agile development practices, including Continuous Integration and Scrum.

• Experience in Java development (Enterprise level a bonus).

• Good knowledge of Java, Dependency Injection (Spring), Hibernate and Web Services.

• RDMS experience an advantage.

• Containerisation (Docker), Message Broker (RabbitMQ) and Microservice knowledge an advantage.

• 3+ years Java experience.


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