Application and Database Developer

University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 with a discretionary range to £43,267 p.a.

We have and exciting opportunity for an experienced Application and Database Developer to join the University of Oxford’s JDRF/Wellcome Diabetes and Inflammation Laboratory (DIL) at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics (WHG). The Diabetes and Inflammation Laboratory (DIL) is at the forefront of experimental medicine approaches to understanding the mechanisms of the common autoimmune disease, type 1 diabetes. We are seeking a motivated individual who, armed with programming and database management skills, is ambitious to help pioneer precision medicine.


You will be developing bespoke web-based applications that require modern computing technology skills. In addition, you will be responsible for providing data management support to our research activities. You will work with the Director Professor John Todd, co-director Linda Wicker and closely with the Senior Data Analyst to develop databases and applications to facilitate translational research.


You will hold a degree in computing or IT related subjects and have experience of data management preferably in health research related fields and have experience of developing complete computer applications from gathering user requirements, through development and test and support. It is also essential that you will have proficiency in the use of object-oriented programming languages (Java, C#, Python); experience of designing, developing, maintaining relational databases such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL and MySQL and experience with front-end web technologies: HTML, JavaScript, XML and CSS.


Demonstrable ability to organise and prioritise work efficiently whilst delivering results to the required standard and to an agreed schedule is essential as is excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively within a team.


The position is fixed-term until 30 September 2020, in the first instance and funded by the JDRF.


Please quote ref. 139520 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 20 March 2019 can be considered.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-139520

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