Diamond Light Source

Diamond Light Source Oxford, UK
22/03/2019
Full time
User Office Manager Diamond Light Source Didcot, Oxfordshire £42,931 - £50,507 per annum (Discretionary range to £58,083) Full-time, permanent Ref: 10160 Diamond is a multidisciplinary facility that offers access to instrumentation to Scientific Users from the UK and around the World, to perform their experiments. All aspects of over 10000 visits per year are managed by the User Office and the function is essential to allow users to undertake their experiments with minimal administration. We require an Office Manager (User Office Manager) to ensure we continue to provide a first-class service and with the vision to see the opportunities in how new developments can enhance this service to the Users. Because of the "User facility aspect" the job will require good interaction and communication with many other groups inside Diamond; collecting information and providing feedback to management but having an oversight to the process. It will also be required to establish good collaborations with other similar facilities at a national and international level. The successful candidate will have a first degree in a scientific or technical discipline or equivalent and customer service experience with proficiency in communicating and information transfer. For further information and to apply, please click on the apply button, to visit our website. Closing date: 07 April 2019. Diamond are members of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion and we have achieved the Athena SWAN Bronze award and Disability Confident Level One. Women are underrepresented and so we particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified women. If you are disabled and would like to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please let us know via the online application process.
Diamond Light Source Didcot OX11, UK
21/03/2019
Full time
Software Systems Engineer Diamond Light Source Didcot, Oxfordshire £33,297 - £39,172 per annum (Discretionary range to £45,048) Full-time, permanent Ref: 10072 The accelerators and photon beamlines are controlled through a distributed, heterogeneous computing environment..... click apply for full job details
Diamond Light Source Didcot OX11, UK
20/03/2019
Full time
The Data Acquisition Software To provide the premium synchrotron facility Diamond requires a continual technology refresh to deliver cutting edge experimental capabilities. An essential component of Diamond's technical estate is its Data Acquisition (DAQ) software, GDA, which is responsible for: Programmatic orchestration of beamline experiments; Capture and storage of experimental data; Real-time visualisation of collected data. GDA is a client-server application written in Java, making use of the Eclipse RCP. The GDA client provides both a GUI and a Jython scripting capability for users to control experiments. What we are looking for Our Data Acquisition Software team are looking to recruit a Senior Software Engineer to join the team supporting and developing the GDA software which is used throughout the organisation to conduct scientific experiments. You will have a personal interest in physics and science, and strong analytical and communication skills. You should be able to demonstrate experience in the full Software Development Lifecycle, preferably using Java or Python, and an understanding of good software design principals and design for usability. You should also be able to demonstrate strong leadership and organisational skills and have proven experience in managing small teams of software engineers. A degree level qualification in science, engineering, mathematics or computer science is essential. The Role As a member of the DAQ Software team you will be working alongside a bright and motivated team in an open and collaborative environment. You will be required to interact with beamline scientists and translate their specifications for scientific capabilities into software requirements. You would be required to manage the tasks of more junior engineers and provide technical leadership. Where appropriate for the role, we will consider flexible working arrangements and secondment opportunities (e.g. for fixed-term contract positions). For further information and to apply, please click on the apply button, to visit our website. Diamond are members of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion and we have achieved the Athena SWAN Bronze award and Disability Confident Level One. Women are underrepresented and so we particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified women. If you are disabled and would like to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please let us know via the online application process.