|Placed On:||3rd October 2023|
|Closes:||31st October 2023|
Graduate Software Engineer (KTP Associate)
A Graduate Software Engineer is required to work on the development and implementation of a new mobile application creating a novel supporting learning environment for learners with additional needs.
This will be part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), which is a collaborative project between First Step Trust Ltd (FST) and the University of Southampton, awarded by Innovate UK. Support and expertise will be provided from both the University of Southampton’s Electronics & Computer Science Department (ECS) and Southampton Education School.
Find out more about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships here: https://www.ktp-uk.org/
The Graduate Software Engineer will be based at FST premises in Woolwich, London and will have ownership of this unique project of developing and integrating novel learning support into an accessible mobile application. This role is suitable for someone with an interest or passion for delivering societal impact.
This is a great opportunity for a Graduate Software Engineer who is keen to expand their wider commercial and project management experience as an additional training and development budget of £2,000 pa is also provided.
First Step Trust (FST) is a charity with around 30 years’ experience in providing on-the-job training and salaried employment opportunities for people excluded from working life because of mental health conditions, learning disabilities, drug/alcohol and other disadvantages.
The Graduate Software Engineer will be required to undertake the following:
The successful Graduate Software Engineer will have the following skills, experience and attributes:
What we Offer:
This project will also offer contact with leaders and influencers in the worlds of the automotive industry, NHS mental health services and Criminal Justice secure estate. It is intended that the Graduate Software Engineer continues into an important permanent position with FST upon completion of the KTP.
Within UoS, you will be working closely with colleagues in the Agents, Interaction and Complexity research group within ECS and in the Centre for Research in Inclusion within the School of Education.
We highly value diversity in our teams, and we particularly encourage women, Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), LGBTQ+ and disabled applicants to apply for this position. We are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. We consider applicants who wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break.
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Indu Bodala (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Further details: We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants who supports our mission of inclusivity.
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