Data Analysts / Software Developers

We are looking to grow our analytics team and seek up to two ambitious, talented and dedicated Data Analysts / Software Developers to work on a range of exciting pre-commercial projects with external clients. Besides outstanding technical qualifications and experience, candidates should be eager to learn, adaptable and motivated to turn scientific insight into solutions to real-world problems. In return we offer the chance to work on a broad range of fast-moving and intellectually stimulating projects with the opportunity to travel overseas.

Candidates may offer a mix of skills in both data analysis and software development, or may specialise in one or other of these disciplines. Opportunities are available at both junior (Grade 6) and senior (Grade 7) level, depending on aptitude.

You will have:

  • A good degree in a quantitative science subject, or equivalent professional experience
  • Strong programming skills Python or JavaScript
  • A creative mindset and a professional manner
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Please download the full job description and person specification for more details.

Application details are on the University of Reading website.

For successful candidates, there may also be the opportunity to move into a future IEA spinout company, which will take forward some of the more promising technologies being developed.

Please note that we are keen to start the successful candidates as soon as possible following the interviews.

Closing date for applications: February 3rd, 2019.

Interview dates: February 13th-15th, 2019

Job Reference : SRF26636
Location : Whiteknights, Reading, UK
Salary : £30,395 to £42,036 pro rata per annum. Salaries outside the above range may be considered for exceptional candidates.
Employment Type : PM-Other Related
Hours Per week : 1.00FTE
Contract Duration : Full-time, fixed term

The University of Reading is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.