Deadline approaching for Research Computing Specialist job application

Climateprediction.net Research Computing Specialist

Grade 7 – £30,434 – £37,394pa
DEADLINE: 29th August 2014

Within the Oxford eResearch Centre‘s Volunteer Computing Group we are seeking to appoint a Software and Systems specialist to strengthen the group to support new projects that utilise the Climateprediction.net platform.

The particular focus of this work is two-fold, firstly to develop the current CPDN server platforms to support the deployment of large ensembles of global and regional climate models, manage the date they return and make this available to collaborating scientists, secondly the postholder will suppport the management of the production server infrastructure.

Applicants will have a doctorate or equivalent experience in and ICT/Computer Science relevant subject.  Exceptionally well qualified candidates without a doctorate will be considered but may be appouinted on a lower salary scale (Grade 6 – £27,057 – £32,277pa), with an appropriate adjustment of duties.  You will manage the infrastructure and servers which run climateprediction.net and weather@home, you will be developing the infrastructure to ease the projects operational management and supporting cutting edge climate modelling and attribution studies managing real and current big data problems.

This post is fixed term until 31st May 2016 in the first instance; closing date for application is 12 noon on 29th August 2014,

Contact - Dr David Wallom

For further details and to apply for this position please visit the University Jobs page

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