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Software Solutions Developer – KTP Associate

Computer Science

Location:  Other
Salary:  £31,406 to £34,304 per annum
Fixed Term for 16 months
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 12 December 2021
Reference:  EHA1877-1021

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

With experience of application development with a focus on the development of cloud software services, you will have experience or at least a strong understanding of machine learning and/or predictive modelling and be familiar with statistical techniques for data mining.

To be successful, you will have a proven ability to work successfully within a project team with a strong ability to analyse data. Your ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences is essential.

About the Role

This role provides an exciting opportunity to work on a ground-breaking project in the field of cloud computing and data analytics with a highly respected academic team and an innovative and successful company. 

The KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnership) will build significant new capacity in BEC Systems Integration and strengthen their position as a market leading data capture solution for supply chain logistics and manufacturing. The project will focus on the development of a scalable, cloud-based, software product infrastructure with novel data-driven stock control and dispatch applications. For the University, this project will allow for the demonstration of significant economic and societal impact of our research base.


You will benefit from 25 days annual leave plus 13 bank holiday and University closure days per annum. We aim to provide our staff with a positive work life balance and have a range of schemes in place to support this. Your continued professional development is as important to us as it is to you and we demonstrate this through our investment in your CPD activity. 

You will be automatically enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme and have access to our staff benefits platform, which provides you with discounts across the high street to help you save money on your everyday spending such as supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more. We also offer discounted membership to our state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

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.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, 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: Professor Nik Bessis at 

Internal staff wishing to apply for a fixed term role as a secondment opportunity must discuss this with their existing line manager before applying.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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