AI Solutions Developer - KTP Associate - Preston Lancashire

£31,406 - £34,304

Lancaster, Lancashire - 30 months

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Job description

The role of the Software Developer – KTP Associate is to facilitate the transfer of knowledge from the University to our partner, Synergy Technology Ltd, via the planning and delivery of a project in the field of artificial intelligence machine learning.
The Role:
You will have previous experience of statistical techniques for data mining and a strong understanding of machine learning and/or predictive modelling. You should hold in-depth knowledge of application development using an object-orientated language and a strong understanding of development of database systems and of information and cyber security considerations for cloud services.
As an AI Solutions Developer (KTP Associate), you will be a highly organised individual with the ability to prioritise workload. You should demonstrate a stringent attention to detail, able to problem solve and strong written, numerical and analytical skills. You can also communicate clearly and effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences. You should also be able to work successfully within a project team.
Ability and willingness to travel is essential.

Project description

This post offers an exciting opportunity to work on a ground breaking project in the field
of data science with a highly respected academic team and an innovative and successful company.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is a national scheme administered under the jurisdiction of Innovate UK to facilitate business-university collaboration in tackling key, strategic business-led projects. KTP projects are high impact projects which use knowledge informed research to achieve the significant levels of innovation. The role of the Software Developer – KTP Associate is to facilitate the transfer of knowledge from the University to our partner, Synergy Technology Ltd, via the planning and delivery of a project in the field of artificial intelligence machine learning.

The KTP will build significant new capacity in Synergy Technology, using AI methods to improve order specification and pricing quotation in highly complex manufacturing operations and supply chains. For the University, this project will allow for the demonstration of significant economic and societal impact of our research base. Synergy Technology are leading North West business solutions provider, specialising Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, bespoke software solutions, software support, hosted workspace services, and cloud technology. https://synergytechnology.co.uk/

To allow for the effective delivery of the project and transfer of knowledge, the post will be based full time at the premises of Synergy Technology in Preston, Lancashire

About the business

Synergy Technology’s software support service is designed to resolve the technical issues businesses experience and advise businesses on the questions you need answering about your business software – all delivered in a timely and professional manner by a team of highly trained consultants. Our team has experience working with the latest sales and business support software, such as Pegasus Opera, Business Central, NAV and SuperOffice, and can advise you on the best one to meet your requirements. We base our service around the clients and their individual users. Over the last 21 years, Synergy Technology has invested exceptional amounts of effort into recruiting talented, motivated problem-solvers, who provide a friendly personalised service.

Software Development and AI

AI Solutions Developer

Essential: A good honours degree in a relevant computer or data science field or higher qualification (Desirable) e.g. MSc, PhD

24 June 2022

1 July 2022

EHA2031-0622


The role of the Software Developer – KTP Associate is to facilitate the transfer of knowledge from the University to our partner, Synergy Technology Ltd, via the planning and delivery of a project in the field of artificial intelligence machine learning.
The Role:
You will have previous experience of statistical techniques for data mining and a strong understanding of machine learning and/or predictive modelling. You should hold in-depth knowledge of application development using an object-orientated language and a strong understanding of development of database systems and of information and cyber security considerations for cloud services.
As an AI Solutions Developer (KTP Associate), you will be a highly organised individual with the ability to prioritise workload. You should demonstrate a stringent attention to detail, able to problem solve and strong written, numerical and analytical skills. You can also communicate clearly and effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences. You should also be able to work successfully within a project team.
Ability and willingness to travel is essential.