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Software Developer (Grade 6)

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£27,511 - £32,817, Ref: 16582
Based in Milton Keynes
Permanent Appointment

Application closed on: Thursday 31 October 2019.

The Open University is the UK's largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The role

This position is for a software developer on the Research and Innovation Software Team (RIST) in the Knowledge Media Institute. The team develop software for a range of research projects using a variety of technologies and programming languages, focusing on cutting edge and innovative design.

Skills and experience

Some experience of software development is required for the position; however, support will be given in learning specific languages or technologies as required by the research. It is important that you are self-motivated and willing to learn new skills and capabilities with focused effort.

Please refer to the attached Job Description for further details and desirable qualities. Or alternatively access The Open University's Job Page via:

What you get in return

The Knowledge Media Institute is a dynamic and fun department with a friendly workforce and good social interaction opportunities. The Open University Campus has many green spaces and eating options to explore. There is plenty of free parking for those commuting by car, plus secure storage for bicycles and several buses that come to the campus from around Milton Keynes including the Milton Keynes central train station. There are two nurseries on the campus providing child care options and there are variety of clubs to join ranging from Astronomy to Yoga.

Benefits include 30 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days, and an attractive pension proposition.

To apply, please fill the application form below and also include a Covering Letter (a maximum of 2,500 words) and CV

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Then email it to quoting the job reference number '.16582.'.

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We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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