Software Engineer - KTP Associate

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 20 Sep 2021

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Location:  KTP: Other
Salary:  £29,500 to £33,000 per annum
Dependent on qualifications and experience, plus a personal development budget of £3,500
Contract Length: 21 months
Closing Date:  Monday 20 September 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EG1408-21-271

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Software Engineering graduate to deliver a challenging technical project with the East Sussex based business, Lankelma. 

The project aims to embed current and emerging technologies and the capability to design and develop a software solution for enhanced data acquisition and processing technology into the business.  This, supported by geotechnical expertise, will facilitate rapid innovation of innovative sensor combinations, addressing future markets in the Cone Penetration Testing field.  

This position is a 21-month fixed term contract as a KTP Associate, to deliver a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with the University of Brighton and Lankelma.  

This post will involve working closely with a second KTP Associate on the same 2-Associate funded project. 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have a BEng Hons (min 2:1) in a Computer Science or a Software Engineering related degree. Advanced knowledge of programming languages such as Java, JavaScript or C# is essential, and you will be skilled in the areas of software design, web application development, database design, implementation and retrieval.  Knowledge of developing TCP/IP based applications is also required. 

About Lankelma Ltd 

Lankelma are a world leading provider of cone penetration testing (CPT); a fast, efficient and reliable method for soil profiling and deriving geotechnical properties.  Experienced site teams travel nationwide and internationally to deliver professional, cost-effective site investigations to produce a high-quality report with timely distribution. 

Lankelma operate an extensive fleet of CPT units, from track-trucks and tracked crawlers to mini crawlers and basement rams. Lankelma strive to overcome site challenges with unique solutions and innovative technologies led by their highly qualified technical team. 

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We anticipate that interviews will take place W/C 4th October.

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

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