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Java Software Developer - KTP Associate

Job Reference : KT17001-R1
Location : Not on campus
Closing Date : 09/07/2017
Live Date : 08/06/2017
Salary : Circa £34,000 pa depending on experience and qualifications
Employment Type : KTP Associate
School / Function : Research and Enterprise Services
Department : Knowledge Transfer Centre
Hours Per week : 1.00 FTE
Contract Duration : Fixed Term for 2 Years

Exciting opportunities have become available for two graduate candidates to capitalise on a significant market opportunity in the new Internet IOT world of intelligent building systems by developing a novel dashboard system to support the analysis and data capture of building lifetime data. This will require the development of integrated frameworks to streamline the development of device drivers and their associated interfaces and relevant training material.

Both positions are 2 year fixed term contracts, each with an additional £2k per annum dedicated training budget tailored towards personal development.

This role for the Java Software Developer will produce driver interfaces for manufacturer's products including API and 'open' architecture developments. This is to provide exploitation of new digital infrastructure in various large buildings including Offices, Retail, Education and more. 

Qualifications we require:

BSc or MSc in computer science or a related subject with an interest in building & home automation systems. 

About One Sightsolutions:
One Sightsolutions Ltd are the leading UK supplier of products and services that enable true innovation and integration within the building & energy management sector. They deliver effective connectivity solutions for 21st century buildings and the Internet of Things (IoT).  Find out more by visiting:   

About KTP:

This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK.  It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.  Please visit:

If you have questions about this or other KTP vacancies contact:
T: 0118 378 6142


The successful candidate must possess …

  • A BSc or MSc degree in computer science or a related subject

Essential skills we require as a minimum:

  • Familiarity with Drivers, Protocol, Networking and Concurrency
  • Knowledge of Java unit testing, Gradle, Maven and versioning tools such as Git and Submersion
  • Ideally you will be familiar with Intellij or Eclipse
  • You will have the ability to work well both within a team and also be able to work autonomously 

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

KTP Academic Supervisor

Contact role:

KTP Recruitment & Relationship Manager

Contact name:

Professor Richard Mitchell 

Contact name:

Frances Young

Contact phone:

0118 378 6790

Contact phone:

0118 378 6142

Contact email:

Contact email:

Closing date: 09/07/2017

Interview date: 20/07/2017

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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