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Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£33,797 to £40,322, Ref: 17289
Based in Milton Keynes
Fixed Term Full Time Contract until 31 October 2022
Application closed on: Tuesday 28 April 2020.
Change your career, change lives
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.
This position is for an experienced web developer to join the Development Team in the Knowledge Media Institute. The team develop websites and online administration systems for a range of research projects using a variety of technologies and programming languages, focusing on clean secure code and innovative design.
Skills and Experience
The role holder will undertake full-stack web development, including creating and managing databases and using Linux environments. The applicant will also need to plan, create, test and deliver well documented web services. Given the changing requirements of working in a research lab, the applicant will be required to learn new skills and capabilities in short timeframes.
The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent experience in computing.
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 community 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 childcare options and there are variety of social clubs to join ranging from Astronomy to Yoga.
Benefits include a supportive and friendly working environment, 33 days holiday per annum pro rata 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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