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Software Engineer for Text Mining Applications
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: S&E-12955

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 25/11/2018

Salary: £40,792 to £50,132 per annum dependent upon experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Computer Science

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: Starting 1 January 2019 for 5 years

School / Directorate: School of Computer Science

Applications are invited for a Software Engineer post (full time) for a period of 5 years.

 The successful candidate will be part of the National Centre for Text Mining ( which is hosted by the School of Computer Science, joining a strong and dynamic team in text mining. The National Centre for Text Mining provides next-generation text mining services to the community. We use natural language processing techniques to build advanced search systems in a number of domains. We are seeking a self-motivated, creative and experienced software engineer (must have substantive post graduation experience) to enhance our team expertise particularly in the areas of wrapping text mining analysis workflows, software development for search engines bringing the benefits of text mining to end users, Web services, integrating text mining with knowledge bases, cloud deployment of services and advanced user interfaces.

Essential skills and experience include: Linux/unix, extensive experience of software design and development gained in a professional software development environment, experience of producing distributed solutions and of working with large datasets, Java or C++ with XML technologies, REST/SOAP Web services, knowledge of cloud/cluster computing/SaaS/PaaS, Maven.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Professor Sophia Ananiadou  


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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