Digital Software Developer (71272)
 

Salary range:  £26,829 - £30,175
FTE;  1
Term:  Fixed (12 months)
Closing Date: 21 May 2017

The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow possesses a large internationally rated Engineering Faculty with a proud history of successful joint ventures with industrial and enterprise partners. As a part of the University’s strategic development the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has been established at Inchinnan near Glasgow’s International Airport in partnership with multi-national companies such as Rolls-Royce and The Boeing Company. The AFRC is the embodiment of over £30 million collaborative investment by Industrial, Academic and Government partners to establish a world leading research facility for forging and forming technologies. Since 2011 it has been a part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.

The AFRC has established a Digital Manufacturing team in recognition of a growing research and industrial demand for the application of digital technologies for the benefit of the UK manufacturing sector. A Digital Software Developer is sought to support research programmes and deliver projects for the AFRC. The role sought will be focussed on the development of visualisation, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) at the AFRC and will be required to identify and deliver projects in these areas. In this role you will be a key point of contact for the software provision to both internal project work and external engagement. The post-holder will also be required to become integral to the development of capabilities within the AFRC and as part of AFRC growth.

To be considered for this role, you will either be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate relevant industrial experience within an industrial environment. You will have knowledge of software development for VR/AR technology; the relevance and applicability of these technologies for manufacturing; and have delivered projects using the technologies. The post-holder will be expected to demonstrate and exert an interest in the technologies and have experience of ‘app’ development and/or games development. You will have experience of supporting research and development in the context of VR/AR/ games development. You will have project management experience and are able to work on projects with minimal support. You will have an ability to plan and organise your own workload, you will have excellent troubleshooting skills, including a methodical approach to solving complex problems, and an ability to work as part of a team. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to interact with a range of stakeholders in both industry and academia and an ability to listen, engage and to present complex information in an accessible way to a range of audiences.

Initial interviews are scheduled for 02 June 2017. 

For informal enquiries, please contact Danny McMahon, Senior Manufacturing Engineer daniel.mcmahon@strath.ac.uk 0141 534 5575.

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Faculty
Faculty of Engineering
Department/School
Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
Staff Category
Knowledge Exchange
Type of Employment
Fixed-term
Working Hours
Full-time
 
Salary range:  £26,829 - £30,175
FTE;  1
Term:  Fixed (12 months)
Closing Date: 21 May 2017

The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow possesses a large internationally rated Engineering Faculty with a proud history of successful joint ventures with industrial and enterprise partners. As a part of the University’s strategic development the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has been established at Inchinnan near Glasgow’s International Airport in partnership with multi-national companies such as Rolls-Royce and The Boeing Company. The AFRC is the embodiment of over £30 million collaborative investment by Industrial, Academic and Government partners to establish a world leading research facility for forging and forming technologies. Since 2011 it has been a part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.

The AFRC has established a Digital Manufacturing team in recognition of a growing research and industrial demand for the application of digital technologies for the benefit of the UK manufacturing sector. A Digital Software Developer is sought to support research programmes and deliver projects for the AFRC. The role sought will be focussed on the development of visualisation, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) at the AFRC and will be required to identify and deliver projects in these areas. In this role you will be a key point of contact for the software provision to both internal project work and external engagement. The post-holder will also be required to become integral to the development of capabilities within the AFRC and as part of AFRC growth.

To be considered for this role, you will either be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate relevant industrial experience within an industrial environment. You will have knowledge of software development for VR/AR technology; the relevance and applicability of these technologies for manufacturing; and have delivered projects using the technologies. The post-holder will be expected to demonstrate and exert an interest in the technologies and have experience of ‘app’ development and/or games development. You will have experience of supporting research and development in the context of VR/AR/ games development. You will have project management experience and are able to work on projects with minimal support. You will have an ability to plan and organise your own workload, you will have excellent troubleshooting skills, including a methodical approach to solving complex problems, and an ability to work as part of a team. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to interact with a range of stakeholders in both industry and academia and an ability to listen, engage and to present complex information in an accessible way to a range of audiences.

Initial interviews are scheduled for 02 June 2017. 

For informal enquiries, please contact Danny McMahon, Senior Manufacturing Engineer daniel.mcmahon@strath.ac.uk 0141 534 5575.

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