Senior Analyst/Programmer - Malaria Atlas Project (MAP)

Applications to be received by 12pm on Wednesday 8th of August 2018

Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 with a discretionary range to £52,132 p.a.

The Malaria Atlas Project is looking for a Senior Analyst/Programmer with technical experience of Web application development using any object-oriented language. The successful applicant will be joining a small team building a new application suite from the ground up. The application will support global research into malaria and other diseases.


This is a full-stack developer role, providing an opportunity to work with a range of Open Source technologies, with a particular focus on the Angular (TypeScript/JavaScript) and Spring Boot (Java). Other Open Source technologies used include GeoServer, PostgreSQL/PostGIS, GitLab and Docker. You should be enthusiastic about working with these technologies. While experience with some of the technologies mentioned above (particularly JavaScript) would be beneficial, candidates whose experience is in other object-oriented or functional languages (such as Java or Python) will be considered. Aptitude, attitude and flexibility are the most important criteria.


You will be educated to degree level in computing or IT related subject or have equivalent experience. You should have demonstrable experience of application development and relational database design, whether obtained within project, support or academic environments, as well as an understanding of the importance of team coding standards and technical documentation. Experience of directing the work of junior developers is also essential.


This full-time fixed-term post is available in the first instance until August 2020. Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a detailed CV and a supporting statement listing how you meet each of the essential and desirable selection criteria from the job description. Applicants are encouraged to supply links to example code they have written, for example a Git repository.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 8 August 2018. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 20 August 2018.

Contact: HR Assistant (01865 612922)