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We are a group of leading global publishing and technology business, which has grown from a science and bio-medical publishing base to encompass a diverse range of products and services in the media, online and technology sectors. We have created the UK's largest entertainment listings database, developed a UK-based mobile phone and web-based hyperlocal news service and publish one of the most respected biomedical literature awareness services.

Our brands stand for top quality and our business is driven by innovation & creativity.

At SNG you will enjoy working in a diverse, challenging and rewarding environment at our London headquarters or one of our offices worldwide. We are committed to equal opportunities and believe in investing in our employees.

To apply for any of the opportunities listed below please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting the job reference to:

Recruitment
Science Navigation Group
34-42 Cleveland Street
London W1T 4LB
UK

or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com

CURRENT VACANCIES
Support Engineer for Windows and VM environment (Ref: SNG/SE)

The Science Navigation Group is one of the world’s leading internet publishing groups, serving the scientific community and the consumer market. We aim to take the lead in finding innovative and experimental solutions to the scientific communication challenges of today and the future.

We are seeking a Support Engineer with experience of Windows server administration to ensure the smooth operation of internal systems within a small but technically adept and innovative IT team.

The successful candidate must be comfortable installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Windows and be experienced in a wide spectrum of related technical skill areas including TCP/IP networking, scripting, system backup and restores. The environment encompasses physical, virtual and cloud based systems.

Previous experience administering a Windows desktop/domain environment is essential.

The ideal candidate will have a selection of the following:
  • Experience working in Technical Support/Networking Environments
  • Experience in Windows environment configuring and deploying desktops/laptops
  • Laptop/Desktop Support and troubleshooting (Mac & PC)
  • Proficient in Office 365 administrator tasks, reporting and security
  • Experience with VMware Deploying and Configuring hosts/VM’s
  • Expertise in managing and configuring Microsoft Server 2016 including AD, DNS, GPO, DHCP
  • Familiarity with WSUS and patching tools in general
  • Prior experience with network configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of PowerShell and ability to run commands and scripts for efficiency
  • Prior working experience managing and enforcing security protocols
  • Backup Solution experience both for desktop/server environments
  • Familiar with troubleshooting firewalls/external DNS and communication tools including VOIP Phones/Skype/Teams/WebEx/Slack
  • Knowledge of Sage Accounts and Joomla CMS would be advantageous
Personal skills and abilities
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, critical thinker/leadership & ownerships skills
  • Proactive, organized, creative and ability to manage time
  • Ability to accomplish tasks without direction and adapt and persuade
  • Willingness to learn and self-improve
  • Excellent communications skills and good personality/team player
  • Occasional flexible working hours as required for maintenance windows as needed

This is a dynamic and exciting place to work as we push boundaries and would suit an ambitious and open minded engineer hungry to try new ideas and techniques.

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting job reference to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Java Developer (Ref: F1000/JD)

F1000Research is an open research publishing platform that publishing articles and other content in the field of biomedicine, using innovative publishing models and technology.

It also offers bespoke publishing platforms to research institutions and funders, including the world's largest medical research charity, the Wellcome Trust, for which we developed the publishing platform, Wellcome Open Research and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for which we developed Gates Open Research.

For each client we can create and support bespoke features; we are also constantly improving the complex technology that underpins the editorial processes behind the publishing platforms.

We are currently seeking a highly talented, self-motivated developer to join our team in building new platforms and tools to the highest quality and reliability.

Must Haves:
  • Demonstrable Java development experience (Java 7 or higher).
  • Flexible and able to adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Fast learner.
Desirables:
  • Experience with continuous integration and versioning control tools.
  • Demonstrable experience of test-driven development.
  • JUnit, Mockito, Cucumber
  • Hibernate
  • Spring 2.5/3 (including Spring MVC)
  • JavaScript/AJAX
  • jQuery
  • Maven
  • SQL
  • XML/XSLT

Candidates should have a strong university qualification and excellent A-levels or equivalent.

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting job reference to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Production Assistant (REF: F1R/PA)

F1000Research is an innovative open science publishing platform for life scientists and clinicians, offering immediate Open Access publication, transparent post-publication peer review and full data deposition and sharing. We are seeking an enthusiastic, well-organised individual with strong English language skills, excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and a good eye for detail to join the team to work as an Assistant Editor on F1000Research (F1000Research.com) and across our open research platforms (openresearchcentral.org), including our publishing platforms for Wellcome and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

The role will involve proofing articles before publication, editing of XML and images and monitoring third-party suppliers for speed and quality. It will also involve working closely with authors to ensure the production process is fast, accurate and professional, and working closely with the wider editorial team to ensure a smooth process throughout for the authors.

You will need a degree or equivalent, be very detail-oriented, have excellent communication skills (both oral and written), and have an interest in publishing. The successful individual will be highly organised and deadline-driven, be customer service-oriented and enjoy interacting with people. You need to be highly computer literate and be able to pick up new computer software skills quickly, although previous knowledge of XML is not necessary. A science background would be an advantage, but not a necessity.

Informal enquiries may be made to Michael Evans, Production Manager, F1000Research at michael.evans@f1000.com.

Main Duties:
  • Manage a proportion of the articles across the F1000 publishing platforms through the production process from accepted author manuscript through to the published article in a variety of publication formats.
  • Work closely with third-party suppliers to monitor speed and quality of output and provide regular feedback to the Production Manager and the supplier as appropriate.
  • Work closely with authors to ensure the production process is fast, accurate and professional, keeping them informed about the status of the publication of their article, and answering queries by e-mail and phone.
  • Monitor image file quality and conduct basic figure manipulations when necessary.
  • Close team work, especially with the Managing Editor and the editorial teams to ensure a smooth transfer of articles between teams.
  • Suggest improvements to the editorial management tools, working with development on the specifications and testing new tools to be used by Production.
Requirements:
  • Graduate or equivalent
  • Highly computer literate and able to pick up new software skills quickly
  • Aptitude for understanding technical issues
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a good team player
  • Adaptable and willing to take on new and different responsibilities as they arise
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Interest in science publishing

Please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting job reference to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Science Navigation Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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