METCloud and The School of Computing and Digital Technology at Birmingham City University (BCU) are looking to appoint a high calibre graduate in the broad area of Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Artificial Learning (AI/ML). Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study right in the heart of Birmingham City Centre. The School of Computing and Digital Technology (CDT) has research centres which specialise in Digital Media and Technology, Cybersecurity, Intelligent Systems and Networks, and Data Analytics and AI. CDT currently conducts a range of research, innovation, and enterprise projects funded by a range of bodies including Innovate UK (including KTPs), Horizon 2020, Erasmus+ and Orange Telecommunications.
The School of Computing and Digital Technology at Birmingham City University (BCU) is partnering with MetCloud on a 24 month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). METCloud has been awarded dozens of internationally recognised awards for innovation. Its cloud-based cybersecurity services include Security Operation Centre (SOC), Vulnerability scanning as a service (VSaaS), Network Operation Services (NOC) Platform as a Service (PaaS), Backup and Business continuity as a service, Edge Computing security and Information Security Management Services. Its clients traverse most vertical sectors such as Finance, Insurance, Legal, Manufacturing, Construction and Health. www.metcloud.com
This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme co-funding by a grant through Innovate UK. It is essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure this position. KTPs offer a wide range of benefits including access to a £4,000 Personal Development budget to upskill during the project. For more information on KTP please go to https://bcuadvantage.co.uk/innovate/ktp/
The successful graduate will be employed by the University and will be based full time at MetCloud in Birmingham (B15 3DH) where they will lead on the technical development of the project and be supported by academics from BCU’s School of Computing and Digital Technology.
The position is for 24 months. The expected start date is as soon as is practical. Candidates will require high level experience in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science and Cybersecurity.
The Role and Responsibilities:
The purpose of the KTP is to utilise the latest Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques to enhance and supplement METCloud’s technology base, enabling a range of innovative services to be brought to market addressing the advanced needs of enterprise customers and the budgets of smaller companies. The project will also transfer expertise to METCloud and explore and embed innovation processes.
Duties will include:
The successful candidate will be;
Skills and Experience:
Hands on experience deploying and using SIEM, Big Data, or related platforms (e.g. ELK) would be an advantage.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
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|Salary:||£35,000 to £45,000 per annum|
|Placed On:||22nd September 2020|
|Closes:||25th October 2020|
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