Software Engineer

  • University of Lincoln
  • Lincoln, United Kingdom
  • Jun 07, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

School of Computer Science

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £28,756 per annum
Please note this post is permanent and full time at 37 hours per week.
Closing Date:   Sunday 03 July 2022
Interview Date:   Tuesday 19 July 2022
Reference:  COS267C

The University of Lincoln has built an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. We were named the Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 and awarded Gold - the highest standard possible - in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework. The School of Computer Science has played a key part in achieving this success; we were highly ranked in the recent UK Research Excellence Framework (2021), where 86% of our research was classified as internationally excellent or world leading.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Software Engineer to work with the Technical Support team within the school, supporting teaching and research across a range of computing-based disciplines that include cloud, machine learning, robotics, networks and security, games, human-computer interaction, and more.

The post holder will be responsible for the ongoing support and development of bespoke software tools used in support of SoCS activities and the student experience, as well as identifying areas of opportunity for improvement of practices using software tools. This will include custom developments, FOSS solutions, and existing off-the-shelf products. Examples of existing bespoke software include an internal student management system, a network-based PC status reporting system used across the computing labs, bespoke digital signage, and custom computer science and games tools used in recruitment.

As the software development expert within the team the post holder will also be the primary facilitator for working with academics to ensure software availability on teaching resources, that workshop material can be run in the computing labs and working with students and academics to support effective teaching and research material.

While the role is primarily focused on software, the post holder will also be required to provide some hardware setup and support. This can be in the provision of equipment for research, or mass-rollout of lab equipment. In support of equipment and facilities, additional duties include procurement, health and safety, and asset record management.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact Simon Parsons (Head of the School of Computer Science, or Matt Ashton (Technical Resource Manager,

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