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Software Engineer – KTP Associate

Bloor & Co Ltd / Sheffield Hallam University


Jobs E-bulletin issue no: 910/290818 Date job posted: 22 August 2018

An incredibly exciting opportunity has become available for a degree level candidate to be the driving force behind a new chapter for the company.

Bloor & Co Ltd was founded in 2000 by Joanne Bloor who holds over 30 years of industry experience. Backed by a dedicated, professional and dynamic team, the company has progressed to obtain an excellent reputation and is very well regarded amongst its peers. In an increasingly competitive and crowded market, the company has observed current trends and identified a unique and distinctive product that could potentially disrupt and revolutionise current methods. Find out more by visiting: http://www.bloorandco.co.uk/

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships is one of Europe's leading programme helping businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base. Supported by a Government grant via the Innovate UK, each partnership employs one or more high calibre Associates (recently qualified people) to work on a project, which is core to the strategic development of the business. Please visit: http://ktp.innovateuk.org/

The successful candidate must possess: Experience in at least one the following areas:
• Commercial experience or equivalent in software development projects
• Experience of agile development
• Relevant experience of software project management
• Knowledge of user centred system design
• Knowledge of e-commerce solutions
• Knowledge of recommender systems

Essential skills we require as a minimum:
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team and leading a team.
• Ability to work independently, problem solve and seek guidance where required.
• Good communication skills and attention to detail
• Planning and organising skills and the ability to prioritise work with conflicting deadlines
• Ability to understand commercial markets and factors influencing them
• Report writing skills

Degree subjects required: minimum, you will hold an Honours degree in Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence or a relevant discipline.
Location: Sheffield
Type: Contract   24 month fixed term
Basis: Full Time
Salary Details: £24,000 to £27,000 depending on your experience  with a generous personal development budget that is in addition to formal management training
Method of application: Online
Job number : 043482

Web Site: http://bit.ly/2KTPBloor
Informal enquiries to discuss the post in more detail: Dr Chris Bates or Dr Chris Roast on: T: 0114 2256762 E: C.Bates@shu.ac.uk / C.R.Roast@shu.ac.uk
Closing Date: 16 September 2018

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