Vacancy No.: VN20-06
Job Ref. No.: STF-C/20-06
Reports to: Team Leader
Closing Date: 6 April 2020
ECMWF is both a research institute and a 24/7 operational service, producing global numerical weather predictions and other data for its Member and Co-operating States and the broader community. ECMWF carries out scientific and technical research to improve its forecasts, runs one of the largest supercomputer facilities in Europe and manages a long-term archive of meteorological data.
For details, see www.ecmwf.int/.
To maintain the rapid growth of environmental data we serve, we are looking for an experienced Full Stack Web Developer to join our highly successful development team.
As part of ECMWF’s mission, we provide weather forecasts data in time critical fashion to our Member States, ECMWF operates web services which give access to raw data and graphical products. To achieve this our Web Services Team has developed a service-oriented web infrastructure. A back-end of data processing and visualisation services offers RESTful APIs on which frontend applications for users are built. With the upgrade to our new and more powerful supercomputer, ECMWF will increase the resolution of its forecast resulting in large data amounts. As it is crucial that our data reaches decision makers in real-time, we are constantly exploring cutting edge technologies for our web services.
To be fully focus on this challenge, the team is undergoing exciting changes to concentrate its efforts on the development and maintenance of the back-end and crucial business logic. In exchange, external companies and consultants will help us by building modern and innovative web front-end applications using these services.
The main aspects of this role are:
The successful candidate will be recruited at the A2 grade, according to the scales of the Co-ordinated Organisations and the annual basic salary will be £60,590.64 net of tax. This position is assigned to the employment category STF-C as defined in the Staff Regulations.
Full details of salary scales and allowances are available on the ECMWF website at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs, including the Centre’s Staff Regulations regarding the terms and conditions of employment.
Starting date: 1 June 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Length of contract: Four years, with the possibility of further contract.
Location: The position will be based in the Reading area, in Berkshire, United Kingdom.
Interviews for this position are expected to take place in Reading, Berkshire on 21st April 2020.
Please complete the online application form available at: www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs.
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At ECMWF, we consider an inclusive environment as key for our success. We are dedicated to ensuring a workplace that embraces diversity and provides equal opportunities for all, without distinction as to race, gender, age, marital status, social status, disability, sexual orientation, religion, personality, ethnicity and culture. We value the benefits derived from a diverse workforce and are committed to having staff that reflect the diversity of the countries that are part of our community, in an environment that nurtures equality and inclusion.
Staff are usually recruited from among nationals of the following Member States and Co-operating States:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland France, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Staff from non-ECMWF States may be considered in exceptional cases.