Junior To Intermediate Software Engineers - Academic Publishing Startup at Ubiquity Press
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Nov 21, 2013
We’re looking for talented people with broad technical skills who genuinely want to have an impact on the world.
You will work on a range of projects and be involved in all stages of the software lifecycle from design through development, testing and deployment to maintenance. You will be helping to build systems used by millions of users, delivering a dynamic and compelling user experience, integrated with publishing and university systems.Ubiquity Press is more than a publisher – we’re also engineering new technology that will change and improve the future of research communications worldwide. We’re a young, dynamic company, and can offer the excitement and advantages of working for a start-up, based from our office in vibrant Fitzrovia, between UCL and London’s West End. Our focus is on producing systems that enable universities and researchers to take control of publishing, and that make research information available to the widest possible audience.
General required qualifications:
- Computer Science degree or equivalent skills and experience
- Understanding of HTML, CSS, JS
- Competence in any major language also looked upon favourably.
- Solid grounding in UNIX/Linux
- SQL and database design skills
- Experience with a versioning system such as Git, Mercurial or SVN
Back-end required qualifications:
- Strong capabilities with Python
- Competence in any other major OO or functional language looked upon favourably
- Experience with test-driven development and unit testing
Front-end required qualifications:
- HTML, CSS, JS
- Competence with one of: Python, PHP
- Web design, accessibility and optimisation abilities
Additional experience or interest in the following areas would be beneficial:
- Free/Open source software
- Open access publishing
- Semantic web
- Progressive enhancement
- Markdown/REST syntax
- Realtime web design
- Agile development
- Continuous integration
Work Schedule: Full-time
Salary: Not Specified
Position is expired.Thanks for your interest.
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