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Data Analyst / Software Developer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF26636

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 03/02/2019

Job live date: 19/12/2018

Salary: £30,395 to £42,036 pro rata per annum

Employment type: PM-Other Related

Department: Institute for Environmental Analytics

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1.00FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, fixed term

The Institute for Environmental Analytics ( is a world-leading big data analytics centre based at the University of Reading. The IEA focuses on applied R&D and the development of innovative products and services based on data science. The IEA has a strong entrepreneurial culture and in three years has built an international portfolio of projects in areas such as renewable energy modelling and environmental risk quantification.

In order to match our continued expansion, we are looking to grow our analytics team and seek up to two ambitious, talented and dedicated Data Analysts / Software Developers to work on a range of exciting pre-commercial projects with external clients. Besides outstanding technical qualifications and experience, candidates should be eager to learn, adaptable and motivated to turn scientific insight into solutions to real-world problems. In return we offer the chance to work on a broad range of fast-moving and intellectually stimulating projects with the opportunity to travel overseas.

Candidates may offer a mix of skills in both data analysis and software development, or may specialise in one or other of these disciplines. Opportunities are available at both junior (Grade 6) and senior (Grade 7) level, depending on aptitude.

You will have:

  • A good degree in a quantitative science subject, or equivalent professional experience

  • Strong programming skills Python or JavaScript

  • A creative mindset and a professional manner

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Salaries outside the above range may be considered for exceptional candidates

Please see the full job description and person specification for more details.

For successful candidates, there may also be the opportunity to move into a future IEA spinout company, which will take forward some of the more promising technologies being developed.

Please note that we are keen to start the successful candidates as soon as possible following the interviews

Interviews will be held between the 13th and 15th of February

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Contact role:


Contact role:

Principal Consultant

Contact name:

Dr Jon Blower

Contact name:

Dr Debbie Clifford

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 5213

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 7060

Contact email:

Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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