[Corpora-List] [Job post: Technical Lead / Solutions Architect – Digital Humanities Project at Aga Khan University (International) in the UK]

Marco BÜCHLER mbuechler at etrap.eu
Tue Feb 13 18:19:34 CET 2018

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Location: London Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent

Placed on: 9th February 2018 Closes: 7th March 2018

The Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (‘the Institute’) based in London, United Kingdom is looking to recruit a Solutions Architect to lead the technical development of the European Research Council-funded Digital Humanities project (KITAB). The incumbent will work closely with the academic researcher (Principal Investigator-PI) to help drive progress towards the project’s goals, which require initiative, creativity, and the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team as an overall solutions architect for the project.

*Key Responsibilities*

* **Take responsibility for the technical development of KITAB;

including application development and support service

* Initiate and lead discussions on potential technologies for use in

KITAB and provide expert knowledge and skills to develop, maintain

and support high quality solutions to fulfil the project’s requirements

* Oversee development of the project’s corpus of machine-readable texts

* Oversee and contribute to the development of website and applications

* Develop and maintain all project documentation including

architecture and design

* Help the project fulfil its open-access aims

* Work with academic researcher (PI) on funding applications including

defining the scope of work and associated costs for development and


* Support the project team by engaging with them through the

development process and disseminating best practices

* Provide regular reports to the academic researcher (PI) on technical

aspects of the project

* Develop and deliver hands-on technical training to the team and

users, as required

*Required skills, knowledge and experience*

* **Strong experience as a Solutions Architect

* Working through all stages of software delivery lifecycle from

requirements refinement, development, testing, release & maintenance

* Successful experience with User Interface based solutions and best


* Programming experience, especially JavaScript

* Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with both

technical and non-technical audiences

* Excellent in setting and managing expectations across teams

* Degree or advanced level qualifications in Computer Science

*Desired skills, knowledge and experience*

* **A data analytics background

* Experience with configuring and maintaining Linux Servers and

Virtual Servers

* Academic or prior professional background in Digital Humanities

* Exposure with Python and bash script

*To Apply*

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter toismc.personnel at aku.edu <mailto:ismc.personnel at aku.edu>by*7^th March 2018.*

*/Note:/*/Due to the large number of applications expected, we will only contact candidates short-listed for interview. If you have not heard from us within four weeks after the closing date, please presume that your application has been unsuccessful./

/By submitting an application, you provide your consent to the Institute under the Data Protection Act 1998 to share the contents of your application with relevant colleagues at other locations of the University for the purpose of completing this recruitment exercise./

Further information at: http://jobs.ac.uk/job/BHQ171/technical-lead-solutions-architect-digital-humanities-project/

-- Marco BÜCHLER Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Papendiek 16 (Heynehaus) 37073 Göttingen

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