Ubiquity Press is more than a publisher – we’re also engineering new technology that will change and improve the future of research communications worldwide. We’re a dynamic and idealistic company, and can offer the excitement and advantages of working for a start-up, based from our offices in London, UK and Oakland, California. We have a wide focus: from supporting open access university publishing, including research data and software, to solutions for the developing world.
We look for talented people with broad publishing and/or technical skills, who have a research background and interest, and who genuinely want to have an impact on the world.
Our platform is specialised for open access academic publishing, which makes research available to anyone in the world, without barriers. It includes all aspects of publishing technology, as well as features designed to enhance communication among researchers, and the universities in our network. We employ a range of technologies to achieve this.
In this permanent full-time position, the candidate will have the opportunity to work on a world-leading open source OJS publishing software, and collaborate with a large open source community in order to expand the functionality of the OJS REST API. The role will also involve designing and running integration tests and optimizing the database layer of the existing OJS REST API to improve the performance of the platform. We’re looking for someone who is entrepreneurial, inventive, and who genuinely wants to have an impact on the world.
We’re looking for a candidate with proven web development skills, prefers simple over complicated, and above all a positive attitude and willingness to learn new technologies.
The core skills we are looking for:
Additional experience in the following areas would be beneficial:
How to apply for this role: Please email us your CV and short covering letter, including:
If your application moves past the CV stage you will be requested to: