This free event – which offers a great opportunity to take a behind the scenes look at the various applications of technology at the BBC – is aimed particularly at those who have tech skills, qualifications or experience and whom also have a disability.

It’s a networking, development and recruitment event to help the BBC to attract more disabled talent to roles in BBC Digital.

BBC People with Disabilities in Tech Event Event   Thursday 17 December 2015           15:00-19:00       Quay House, MediaCityUK, Salford


This event is open to people with disabilities with tech skills and experience (or recent graduates with a relevant degree, for example Computer Science).

In very general terms they would love to find people with the following technical knowledge and experience:

A good understanding of Java (for  software engineering roles)
A good understanding of JavaScript, HTML5, CSS and/or Node.js (for  development roles)
Awareness of Agile methodologies (for most roles) and also AWS (for some roles)

More specifically they are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Web Developers
UX Designers
Software Engineers
Full Stack Developers
UI Designers
Technical Architects
Product Managers
Data Scientists
Test Developers & Managers
Data Analysts
AWS Gurus
System Admins
Operations Engineers
Please note that this is not a complete list so don’t worry if you aren’t an exact match, their team will look at every application and take into account individual skillsets – if in doubt just email!

If you would like to join the BBC on the day please email your CV – or the URL for your LinkedIn profile – to Nicola Crowther  before Friday 11 December 2015. Spaces are limited and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. The BBC will provide reasonable adjustments for anyone selected to attend.

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