Software Engineer - Blockchain/AI (KTP Associate)

Glasgow Caledonian University in partnership with Intrallect Ltd
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £41,000 per year
Closing Date: 10th December 2018

This is a full-time/fixed term opportunity for 33 months.

The Software Engineer – (KTP Associate) will be an employee of Glasgow Caledonian University but will based at the Intrallect Ltd headquarters in Edinburgh with regular supervision meetings with the University’s supervisory team. 

The KTP Associate will be immersed in the latest Cloud based software technologies, developing a detailed understanding of these state of the art including commercial and open source offerings.  They will build expert level experience quickly within the fastest sets of disruptive technologies and apply them to a significant industrial problem.

A minimum of a BSc/BEng(honours) degree or higher in either Computer Science, Software Engineering, Informatics or Electrical and Electronic Engineering, which includes a high degree of numerical and analytics skills coupled with programming skills in Python, Java or Javascript, with some exposure to C/C++.

The post also includes a generous development budget for training, travel, conference attendance and equipment.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Dr Gordon Morison, Head of Department of Computing at Glasgow Caledonian University (

Intrallect Ltd

Intrallect Ltd provide software solutions to blue chip companies (Coca-Cola, Selfridges, Harrods, Diageo, Jamie Oliver) for managing global supply chain process and auditing to ensure product safety management.  The company’s vision is to strategically grow the business in size and both the quality and type of service that it offers its customers.  Its current solutions are grounded in modern IoT and sensor-based product tracking technology. 

Knowledge Transfer Partnership

This position forms part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK and the Scottish Funding Council. KTP helps businesses to innovate and grow by linking them with a university. High calibre graduates are employed to work on specific projects of strategic importance to companies, whilst being supported by a dedicated academic team. 

Glasgow Caledonian University

The Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant multi-cultural modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 150 modern Universities in the world (THE, 2017). 

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do.  The School hold a bronze award for the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women¹s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. 

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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