We are seeking a full-time Research Software Engineer to lead our participation in the SWForum.eu Horizon 2020 project. The successful candidate will continue development of the SWForum.eu Technology Radar as an evolution of the current development and deployment of the Cyberwatching.eu Radar (https://radar.cyberwatching.eu/radar
). This will involve the development of both the software used to underpin the radar and design of the taxonomy that projects presented in the radar are classified. As well as developing the radar the successful candidate will also develop new analytics tools to provide insights on the Software Development ecosystem and landscape within both EC and, in future, EU27 national project funding domains,
Building on previous developments the successful candidate will support the analysis of relevant H2020 and EU27 nationally funded projects utilising the Marketing and Technology Readiness Levels (MTRL) Framework as developed collaboratively by the group to enable understanding of readiness for production of project outputs and provide insights to projects on their progression,
This position is a fixed-term post until the 1st March 2023, renewable subject to funds. The successful appointee will be based in the Advanced e-Infrastructure and Cloud Computing Research Group led by Prof David Wallom at the Oxford e-Research Centre, within the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science. The group research and develop services and systems to advance the utilisation of ICT in research including Cloud Computing, Software and Cybersecurity.
This position also offers the opportunity to contribute to the development of a tool that is being increasingly used by the European Commission to understand the development of ecosystems of funded projects within multiple units of the Commission.
Only online applications received before midday on the 28 July 2021 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
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