We’re hiring

Semantico is an award-winning digital publishing solutions company with offices in the UK and USA. We deliver innovative e-publishing solutions for leading publishers, institutions and scholarly societies, such as Oxford University Press, Nature Publishing Group and McGraw-Hill Professional.

We’re looking to recruit passionate individuals who are committed to delivering high quality, innovative work. In return, we offer a friendly, fair and supportive environment where we aim to help develop each employee to their full potential. A competitive salary and bonus scheme are available for the right candidate, as well as a pension scheme, flexible working and 31 days’ leave (including bank holidays) rising to a further five days with accrued service.

If you would like to join the team, please contact us, stating your skills and experience, at HR@semantico.com.

We will endeavour to reply to all applicants to advise whether or not they have been invited to interview.

Senior Developer Java

We are currently recruiting a Senior Developer with strong Java skills. We have doubled our headcount to 60 in the last few years and, due to this expansion and team movements to ensure our projects run as smoothly as possible, we are seeking to fill this new role.

Joining one of three teams within our Delivery department, you will work with project management, technical architects and quality assurance specialists to design and develop high quality applications for our clients who are at the forefront of academic publishing throughout Europe and America.

The Senior Developer role involves the full lifecycle of software development from new builds and major enhancements to application corrections, maintenance and updates. These are fascinating projects, both large and small, where originality, problem solving and forward thinking are encouraged. You should have a strong commercial perspective, understanding our clients’ requirements and ensuring you meet them within budget and on time. It is essential you have excellent knowledge of the core Java and javax servlet APIs.

Semantico’s aim is to build strong teams with an emphasis on training, innovation and skill sharing. As we continue to grow we want to nurture from within and encourage internal development opportunities to build a staff base who truly understand our technology.

In return, we offer an exciting opportunity in a company at the forefront of digital publishing. A competitive salary and bonus scheme are available for the right candidate as well as a personal training budget, contributory pension plan, 31 days’ holiday inclusive of public holidays and increasing with service, Cycle to Work scheme, childcare vouchers, various fresh coffees, fruit delivered to the office, a relaxed dress code and internal and external training programmes. Our office hours are 9.30 to 5.30pm.

To apply for this position, please read the attached job description before sending in your CV and a cover letter that includes your salary expectations and why you feel you are suitable for the role to HR@semantico.com

We will endeavour to reply to all applicants to advise whether or not they have been invited to interview.

For more information on the role, please download the full job description: Senior Developer Java, Jan 2015

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Business Analyst

We are seeking a Business Analyst to work with stakeholders to elicit, capture and analyse business and user needs maintaining a high level of engagement throughout the project lifecycle. Communicating effectively with technical and non technical stakeholders the successful candidate will work with the UX team to ensure that user needs are central to product definition and design; collate information and produce appropriate documentation across the development lifecycle; create and maintain robust, unambiguous specifications for digital products. The role is a new position due to growth, and the BA will join an existing Analyst within the Design and UX team.

You must have demonstrable experience in a customer focused digital agency, have contributed to the specification of complex digital projects in high pressure environments, delivered multiple concurrent work streams to schedule and have knowledge of XML and related technologies. You should be logical and objective, able to communicate the results of data analysis to a varied audience, have a good understanding of software analysis and design principles and have a strong commercial acumen.

In return, you will join an ambitious and expanding company whose aim is to build strong teams with an emphasis on training, innovation and skill sharing. As we continue to grow we want to nurture from within, building an organisation made up of committed and innovative staff who are at the core of our projects and deliver commercial value to our business and our clients’ businesses.

We offer benefits including an individual personal training budget, contributory pension plan, 31 days’ holiday inclusive of public holidays increasing with service, Cycle to Work scheme, childcare vouchers, various fresh coffees, fruit delivered to the office and internal and external training programmes. Our office hours are 9.30 to 5.30pm.

To apply for this position, please read the attached job description before sending in your CV and a cover letter that includes your salary expectations and why you feel you are suitable for the role to HR@semantico.com

For more information on the role, please download the full job description: Business Analyst pdf