XR Software Engineer (KTP Associate)

University of Lincoln

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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships



From £30,000
per annum

Please note, this post is fixed term for 24 months, and full time at 39.5 hours per week.

Closing Date:  

Wednesday 12 April 2023

Interview Date:  

Tuesday 25 April 2023



Are you an exceptionally talented, front end focused full stack ‘Creative’ Developer ready for your next challenge? Do you have an interest in Augmented Reality? 

You’ll be working with the University of Lincoln and Starglaze Windows and Conservatories Limited to support the development of an augmented reality App, utilising cutting edge technology to help realise our business objectives. The role is to work as the KTP Associate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). You will benefit from direct engagement and support from both the company senior management and academic teams with potential for post project employment subject to performance and a residential training course on management skills. In addition, a budget of up to £4,000 will be made available for your professional development. Hybrid working will be considered but weekly travel to Lincoln will be necessary. 

We are looking for a passionate, open-minded, and talented team player who loves to be challenged. We ask for a good understanding and demonstrable portfolio of user-centred design, UX and software development methodologies. Although Graphic and UI design skills are preferable, you should be a proficient computer programmer who can develop code to operate on both front- and back-end systems. You should be comfortable around both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries. You should also be a team player with an eye for visual design and utility.   

Working hours are as per the business terms and conditions: 08:00-17:00 Monday-Thursday (1 hour for lunch unpaid) and 08:00-16:00 Fri (30 minutes for lunch unpaid).

For further information or an informal chat, please contact Simon Parczuk – [email protected] at Starglaze Windows and Conservatories or Wayne Christian at the University of Lincoln – [email protected]

To know more about KTPs, please visit – https://www.ktp-uk.org/graduates/  

The University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of suitable applications are received. Therefore, if you are interested in this role, an early application would be encouraged.

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