|Recruiter:||UK Atomic Energy Authority|
|Listed on:||6th July|
|Salary/Rate:||£49,396 - £52,293|
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Senior Research Software Engineer
Abingdon Rd, Culham, UK
Department: CODAS & IT
Salary: £49,396 to £52,293 (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension
Confirmed Grade: Level 5
Site Location: UKAEA Culham, Oxfordshire
By 2050, the planet could be using twice as much electricity as it is today. Are you interested in helping to shape the future of the world's energy? If so, read on.
Fusion, the process that powers the Sun and stars, is one of the most promising options for generating the cleaner, carbon-free energy that our world badly needs. UKAEA are at the forefront of realising energy from fusion, working with industry and research partners to deliver the ground-breaking developments that will underpin tomorrow's fusion power stations with the aim of bringing fusion electricity to the grid.
Who are we looking for?
UKAEA has an excellent opportunity for experienced Research Software Engineers (RSEs) to join our successful team and collaborate on software with the researchers and technologists at Culham.
You would contribute to the success of our world-leading programmes including STEP (Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production) which aims to establish a pathway to supply net energy by the early 2040s. Software is at the heart of this multi-disciplinary endeavour and we need RSEs with a broad range of skills and experience to tackle this ambitious challenge.
Key accountabilities for the role include:
Please note, that we also have a vacancy open for a Research Software Engineer role (at UKAEA level 4) suitable for applicants earlier in their career or not looking for the leadership elements of the role.
What we offer
We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly from individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, including nationality and citizenship, people with disabilities, (visible and hidden) and women. Our dedicated ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion' (EDI) partner, with the support from our Inclusion Ambassadors, is actively promoting EDI and taking steps to increase the diversity of our people through reinforcing best practice in recruitment and selection, and revaluating approaches where it is clear we can remove barriers to success. We are easily accessible by car and are a 10-minute walk from Culham Railway Station in Oxfordshire.
Please be advised that this vacancy is due to close on 2nd August 2021. We may close earlier than this date if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
Please note, all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.