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Post Graduate in Computer Science or similar discipline - KTP Associate

University of Greenwich - Transforming Systems Ltd

Location: London
Salary: £36,000 to £42,000 depending on experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th February 2019
Closes: 25th February 2019
Job Ref: TS KTP

An exciting opportunity has become available for a masters level candidate to design, develop and implement a software platform which will provide secure sharing of personal data using blockchain technology. Initially the platform will allow patient and other sensitive information to be shared securely between partner organisations in health.

This position is a 36-month fixed term contract, with a £2k per annum dedicated training budget tailored towards your personal development.

Qualifications we require:
As a minimum you will hold a Higher Degree in Computer Science or similar discipline. You will also need to demonstrate high level Mathematics skills.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be an experienced developer in Java, C++, Python;
  • Have some working knowledge of:
    • DAO / Blockchain platforms (Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, IOTA);
    • DAO / Blockchain development environments ( Ganache, Metamask);
    • Relevant programming languages (Solidity, Simplicity, Ruby);
  • Be experienced in statistical modeling and optimization (preferred Python – R – Scala);
  • Be experienced in working with secure web services;
  • Be knowledgeable of building enterprise systems and managing large data sets;
  • Be knowledgeable of how organisational algorithms are used

About Transforming Systems:
Transforming Systems is a data analytics software development and consultancy company which provides a suite of applications, known as Shrewd, in the health sector. Shrewd products integrate data from multiple agencies in health economies, including a number of category 1 responders (such as ambulance service and acute hospitals).

Find out more by visiting:

Essential skills we require as a minimum:

  • A self-motivator and independent worker
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to follow instructions through to completion
  • Good at communicating complex ideas

About KTP:
This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer
Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK.  It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.

For more information please visit:

Experience of the following whilst not essential, would be beneficial:
Some prior knowledge of:

  • Developing health systems
  • National health service / health economies

The opportunities available to you:

  • A £2k per year training allowance and 25 days holiday per annum plus statutory days.
  • Attendance at 2 ‘one week’ management residential training programmes.
  • Full access to the University’s Learning Resources.
  • Opportunity to register for a higher degree on preferential terms and where relevant.

Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Producing management reports/conference/journal papers.
  • Accurately collating and presenting information and progress of the project to senior stakeholders and colleagues at conferences and meetings.
  • Developing, testing and embedding knowledge of key components, including implementing Transforming Systems products.

If you have questions about this KTP vacancy contact: Linda Hyder
0208 331 8638

To apply send your CV and covering letter to:

Phil Clipsham

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