Software Designer/Programmer (KTP Associate)

University of Brighton - Research, Enterprise & Social Partnerships

Location: KTP: Other

£33 - £43k per annum - based in Horsham with frequent visits to Brighton

Salary in addition to a generous benefits package and a £4000 Personal Development budget

Do you have the skills and drive to apply artificial intelligence techniques to underpin automation of a novel financial advice system?

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated graduate to lead and deliver a two year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between Creative Technologies Limited and the University of Brighton.  This role is the second of two KTP projects being undertaken by Creative Technologies in Parternship with the University of Brighton School of Computing, Engineering and mathematics; a first project commencing which is already underway is gathering requirements and prototyping core software components.

Creative Technologies Limited develops robust and scalable compliance and practice management technology to enable financial services companies to run professionally and efficiently. Creative Technologies and its sister companies serve the top 10% of the UK Intermediary (IFA) market and are recognised as market leaders in software to support and regulate the advisory market.

You will have a minimum 2:1 BSc in Computer Science, Computer Science with Business or equivalent and ideally a Masters degree although this could be substituted for by experience. You will have strong expertise in design within a Microsoft software stack and relevant programming skills. Ideally you will have evidence of application gained through project work, placement and/or work experience. The candidate will have experience of software design and development, and expertise in languages and technologies such as C#, MS-SQL server, MVC, SOA, TFS, XAML, LINQ and Enterprise web technologies. Desirable skills include AI design and programming, mathematical skills and experience of user interface (UX) design. The successful candidate will have the aptitude to apply technologies developed through research to a commercial scenario and the ability to understand the needs of internal and external customers. With an ambition and ability to take ownership for a significant technical project, the successful candidate will have a methodical and considered approach to project planning and management. You will also be an excellent communicator, with the ability to develop strong, effective relationships and an aptitude to deliver training. You will also be industrious and resourceful with the ability to meet objectives and deadlines with an appropriate level of supervision.

Please note that this is a fixed term contract for 2 years.

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