Programmer

Location
Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
Salary
£17.56 - £18.63 per hour
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
29 Oct 2019
Ref
OU373
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time

Our client, The Open University is a public distance learning and Research University, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education. Their innovative and inclusive approach to education has seen 1.89 million people, all over the world, realising their educational ambitions by studying with the University since it opened in 1969.

The staff are committed to putting their students first and to supporting them to realise their potential. Study with the OU is more than just education - it is life changing learning, do you want to be part of this team?

The OU is looking to recruit a Programmer to join them from October 2019 until 24th January 2020, working a 37 hour week and paying £17.56 - £18.63ph.

Main Objectives


  • To ensure correct function and reliability for students and tutors using electronic activity hardware in the Open Engineering Lab.
  • Use Python programming language (synchronous / asynchronous) and Labview to develop self-check routines for testing commercial and bespoke activities. Creating both short and long version of each test routine.
  • Produce routines based on a test specification document for all same activities.
  • Provide means of diagnostics and reporting for technical staff.
  • Development work on back-end server to provide easy diagnostic and testing procedures of the same live equipment.
  • Ensure all code is fully commented with explanations of function.
  • Keep version control, depositing souse code in repository.
  • To update information on the School of E&I website using existing templates.

  • Previous experience in a similar role is advantageous and experience of objective 2 is essential.

    If this is the ideal role for you, please apply online or call Carrie Allen on 02380 683407 to discuss further.

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