Collections & Information Developer



Salary: £36,747- £43,422 per annum

The BFI is seeking a Python developer to deliver high quality, sustainable tools, workflows and applications to address the key challenges in acquiring, documenting, preserving, analysing and accessing BFI National Archive collections.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent with extensive demonstrable experience in development and delivery of Python-based solutions to achieve effective digital media and data workflows within a cultural heritage or similar organisation. They will be responsible for updating legacy Python applications to current version, implementing effective dependencies management, and version control and code documentation.

They will have a thorough understanding of established tools for digital preservation and data management in a cultural heritage organisation, along with knowledge of digital preservation principles and practices. A proven engagement with open source software development would be a distinct advantage.

We strongly encourage applications from all sectors of society to accurately reflect the local and wider demographic, and especially from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, and those who consider themselves to be disabled. Under the BFI’s guaranteed interview scheme applicants who self-identify as BAME and/or disabled and demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements will be invited to interview.

In addition the organisation is an active member of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei) and is committed to supporting the increase of opportunities within Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) for women. Again we strongly encourage applications from interested parties.

The role is predominantly based at BFI Stephen Street, however, in response to the current Covid-19 pandemic all team members are currently working remotely from home until the foreseeable future.

You will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, excellent support for working parents, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

For further information on the role and details on how to apply, click here.

The closing date for this position is 19/08/2020 at 23:59

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