KTP Associate (Research Software Developer) - D81721R

Newcastle University - Computing

Closing Date: 21 September 2017

Based at Clue Computing Company Ltd in Bristol you will lead a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project to embed a causal analysis capability and process modelling tools into Clue, in order to provide investigators with the capability to identify patterns of behaviours and likely suspects, as well as to eliminate unfeasible scenarios at the earliest point in an investigation.

Candidates with an MSc in Computer Science with significant experience in software development, preferably in Agile are preferred, suitable candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree will also be considered.

You will have good interpersonal, communication and team working skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Personal motivation, drive, good planning, organisation skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines are essential.


  • The opportunity to undertake a Higher Degree (e.g. MPhil leading to PhD)
  • Attendance at two residential managerial workshops (each of one week’s duration)
  • £4,000 individual training budget.
  • The opportunity to lead a project and improve long term career prospects.
  • Although the contract is fixed-term for a duration of 2 years, more than 70% of KTP staff are made a permanent job offer by their KTP company.

You will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, previously known as a CRB check.

Clue Computing Company Ltd has a pedigree stretching back over 25 years, firmly establishing itself as the leading provider of investigation management software within UK law enforcement.

The Clue® team have over 100 years of combined experience in the investigation software market, providing unrivalled domain expertise which is used to ensure that the Clue® investigative tools are best of breed and support for customers is of the highest quality. Clue® has strengthened its senior management team over the past 12 months, in order to support the anticipated growth in the UK investigation software market. http://www.clue.co.uk/

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For more information or informal enquiries, please contact Professor Brian Randell, (brian.randell@ncl.ac.uk ) or Dr Anirban Bhattacharyya, (anirban.bhattacharyya@ncl.ac.uk )

For further details about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships please visit our Research and Enterprise Service web page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/res/knowledge/ktp/index.htm

For further details on the School of Computing Science please visit our web page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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