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Full Stack Developer

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Recruiter: National Biodiversity Network
Listed on: 18th May
Location: Homebased
Salary/Rate: £30000 - £40000
Type: Contract
Start Date: 13/07/2020

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Are you someone who really wants to make a difference? 
Do you yearn for a challenge?  To break out of the mould, be an all-rounder?
Not only to develop, administer the databases and servers, but advise, attend conferences, design, progress and deliver IT projects?
Do you want to take responsibility for something you can make a global leader?
Do you want to use your knowledge and experience to help conserve the UK's natural world?
The NBN Trust is looking for a developer to complement our small technical team. The developer's role is varied and includes the design, development, testing, implementation and ongoing support and maintenance of the NBN Trust's data sharing infrastructure the NBN Atlas. Much of the work involves maintenance (bug fixes, minor enhancements) within a large and diverse codebase, for which only limited documentation exists.
You will have experience in:

Linux and cloud service environments
Grails and/or Java and/or Scala programming and documentation
Webstandards and protocols including CSS and Javascript
Management of relational databases
Along with the desire to learn new skills

In return we will give you the opportunity to:

work on developing the largest species data base for any country in the world
make your mark by developing the NBN Atlas as a world-leading database
develop your skills in software development

all in a flexible working environment
This post is initially on a 12 month contract with the potential for extension.
The working week for this post is 35 hours per week, exclusive of lunch breaks.
We can offer a great deal of flexibility with this role, with the option of being based in our Nottingham city centre office (once any Covid-19 restrictions are removed) or home based. Additionally, we can offer flexibility in working hours, meaning that 9 to 5 is not essential. We would also consider applications to work part-time or as a job share for the right candidate(s).
Some travel around the UK for meetings may be required. This may involve long working days, unsociable hours and overnight stays. A driving licence is not essential. 
Annual leave entitlement is 28 days per year plus bank holidays.
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