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Software Solutions Developer – (KTP Associate)

Computer Science

Location:  Other
Salary:  £30,395 to £33,199 per annum
Based at Country Range, near Burnley, Lancashire. Fixed term for 36 months.
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 06 March 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EHA1817-0219

Work on a ground breaking project in the field of data science 

About You

You will have a good honours degree in a relevant computer science discipline along with experience in data mining and a strong understanding of agile software development. You will demonstrate in-depth knowledge of application development using a recognized object oriented language (e.g. Python, PHP, Java, JavaScript, C++ or C#) and be familiar with web application development with a focus on the development of web services. A good understanding of the development of database systems is also essential. 

You will be flexible and reliable with an innovative approach to problem solving.  Strong communication skills plus the ability to plan and organise will allow you to work effectively within the project team.

About the Role 

An excellent opportunity has arisen for you to play a key role in the delivery of an innovative knowledge transfer partnership, transferring knowledge from the University to our Partner (The Country Range Group) via the planning and delivery of a key software development project.

You will build significant new capacity in The Country Range Group and strengthen their position as a market leading foodservice group. The project will develop a smart management, member and customer insight information system, utilising deep learning from real-time business performance and market data, to drive growth through data-driven decision making. For the University, this project will allow for the demonstration of significant economic and societal impact of our research base.

About Us

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home. Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:
Nik Bessis, Head of Department of Computer Science at

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