The Software Engineer position will be held in the Ontology Engineering Group, at the Computer Science School (Facultad de Informática) of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, in the context of the European R&D project Wf4Ever. This project is coordinated by iSOCO, S.A., and several research groups participate in it, including some from Spain (Ontology Engineering Group and Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía), from the United Kingdom (University of Manchester and Oxford University) and Poland (Poznan Supercomputing Centre).
Software Engineer with deep knowledge of J2SE and/or Scala, and with at least two year experience in application development.
Basic knowledge of Web technologies is required, including XML (XML Schema, XSLT, XQuery, XPath, XInclude) and Web services (WSDL 1.1 and 2.0, SOAP, REST). It is also desirable that the candidate has basic knowledge of Web2.0 application development, using REST and related specifications (WADL), workflow languages and tools (BPEL, SCUFL, Taverna), and Cloud-Computing and virtualization.
Good skills in written and spoken English are also necessary.
We will also value the ability of the candidate in team-working and communication as part of a multinational and multidisciplinary team.
The position requires participating in the development of scientific workflows in the areas of Biology and Astronomy, and in the development of personalised recommendation algorithms, based on the combination of techniques coming from the areas of information retrieval, Semantic Web and collaborative filtering, as part of a multinational and multidisciplinar team in the context of an PF7 European R&D project.
What we offer:
The selected candidate will form part of the Ontology Engineering Group team, under a full-time three-year contract, whose duration will be from December 2010 to November 2013. The net salary will range between 30K€ and 50K€, depending on qualifications and skills.
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