Research and Development Software Engineer (KTP Associate)

Salary Range: up to £32,000 + £4,000 personal development budget
FTE: 1
Term: Fixed (24 months)
Closing Date: 06 April 2017

Symphonic Software Ltd (SSL) is an Edinburgh-based software development company focused on meeting the emerging need for sharing data inside and outside organisations quickly and securely. The company's patented access control technology "Symphonic Trust" is an identity and access control solution to monitor and control access to data both within an organisation and with trusted external parties.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde in association with Symphonic Software Ltd. This appointment presents an opportunity to apply automated reasoning algorithms to enhance the security, performance and compliance of information-sharing systems in both the public and private sector. The appointment is a 24 month fixed term contract position based at Symphonic Software Ltd in Edinburgh.

The partnership will provide a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic graduate to be instrumental in the development and future direction of an integral feature of the company's product offering.

To be considered for the role you will be a graduate with an MSc or First Class degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, or similar related discipline. You will have software development skills and experience of the Java programming language. You will also have some experience of database development and knowledge of formal logic, discrete mathematics or mathematical proofs.

This position will require you to plan and organise your own workload. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise way. You will have the ability to learn new mathematical concepts with guidance.

You will be an employee of the University of Strathclyde but will spend most of your working time at the company's premises in Edinburgh. It is anticipated that following this 24 month fixed term appointment, there may be the opportunity for you to be offered future employment within Symphonic Software Ltd. The position has an additional allocated training budget of £4,000 for personal development.

The position includes extensive management training and a generous personal development budget. With the support of academic experts and a KTP Adviser, this is an excellent opportunity which offers an extremely interesting, varied and challenging role.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Robert Atkey, Lecturer, at or on 0141 548 2954.

Interviews have been scheduled for 17 April 2017.

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