Dec 27, 2019
Software Development and Analytics Engineer (KTP Associate) -Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) - Salary £30,000 - £34,000 per annum depending on experience - Closing date 26 January 2020
£30,000 - £34,000 yearly
This is a great opportunity to apply your software development and analytics engineering in an ambitious two-year project multi-disciplinary research and development project and become a key part of the future strategy of SportsAid. SportsAid are working in partnership with Northumbria University to design, implement and adopt an innovative athlete performance monitoring solution. You will benefit from the ongoing support and guidance of a project team from the Company (located within the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme -TASS team) and the University and will own and drive the project. SportsAid is the only UK charity of its kind - helping young British sportsmen and women aspiring to be the country's next Olympic, Paralympic, Commonwealth and world champions. This project aim is to use digital technologies, customer preference analysis and athlete psychology to create a digital platform to support these aspirations and new commercial opportunities. You will be at the forefront of developing the innovative SportsAid Athlete Monitoring System and providing technical solutions that demand use of your skills in software development, artificial intelligence, machine learning, athlete well-being metrics (psychological and performance-based) and other enabling technologies. This new development will create new capabilities supporting athlete wellbeing and development. The opportunities available to you: - To take a leading role in an ambitious project concerned with developing an intelligent athlete performance monitoring system. - Potential to be retained in a permanent position within the company at the end of the project - £2,000 p/a professional training and personal development budget - Residential leadership & management programme at Ashornehill College https://www.ashornehill.co.uk/ - Potential for performance-related bonus For full details of qualifications, skills and experience required for the post, please visit the Northumbria University Employment Portal here: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/job-vacancies/academic-3018-software-development-and-analytics-engineer-ktp-associate To arrange an informal phone conversation with one of the project team please contact either of the academic supervision team: Dr Matthew Sutherland: email@example.com or Dr Longzhi Yang: firstname.lastname@example.org This project is co-supervised across the disciplines of computer science and business analytics. Find out more about the Newcastle Business School at Northumbria University: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/newcastle-business-school/ and Department of Computer Information Sciences at Northumbria University: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/computer-and-information-sciences/ Find out more about SportsAid here: https://www.sportsaid.org.uk/ and its managed programme TASS here: https://www.tass.gov.uk/ Northumbria University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and particularly from under-represented groups. Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, Northumbria University may not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position. Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers. Previous applicants are welcome to apply. How to apply To apply for this vacancy please follow the link below to submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically request in the Role Description and Person Specification.
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