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Data Analyst/Developer - KTP Associate

Job Reference : KT17003
Location : Not on campus
Closing Date : 11/06/2017
Live Date : 12/05/2017
Salary : £22,000.00 to £26,000.00 per annum depending on qualifications and experience
Employment Type : KTP Associate
School / Function : Research and Enterprise Services
Department : Knowledge Transfer Centre
Hours Per week : 1.0 FTE
Contract Duration : Fixed Term initially for 24 months

A leading edge development opportunity has become available to develop an Intelligent learning system which will aid organisations to identify unwanted utility usage and propose solutions to this exceptional consumption, thereby enabling cost and environmental savings.  The position is an initial 24 month fixed term contract.  

About Optimal Monitoring:
Established in 1994 Optimal Monitoring develops a web based energy monitoring and analytics platform, which collects disparate data and produces simple to understand actionable reports automatically.  We help organisations use less electricity, gas and water.  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.

Skill development through training:

There is a £2k pa dedicated training budget tailored towards your own personal development plus management skills training.  

The successful candidate must possess:

  • BSc or a Masters in either Maths or Computer Science
  • Evidence of competency in computational Maths
  • A good understanding of matrix computation, vector calculus and statistics
  • Experience with computing skills, e.g. Python, Java

Essential skills we require as a minimum:

  • Knowledge and practical skills of software engineering
  • Experience of data analytics with machine learning or neural networks
  • An appetite for commercial awareness with strong self-motivation
  • Capable of critical thinking in order to develop sound mathematics-driven solutions

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Recruitment & Relationship Manager

Contact role:

KTP Project Academic Supervisor

Contact name:

Frances Young

Contact name:

Professor Xia Hong

Contact phone:

0118 378 6142

Contact phone:

0118 378 8222

Contact email:

Contact email:

Closing date: 11 June 2017

Interview date: 26 June 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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