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About the role
An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Computer Science graduate to develop a secure, scalable, cyber-physical system for managing intelligent factories in the food processing industry. You will be responsible for leading and delivering a challenging commercial project that directly impacts the business, with the opportunity to be a champion of real change. You will receive input and support from an academic team with specialist knowledge and experience relevant to the project. We will provide a £2k training budget that is tailored to your personal development needs, along with two free residential management training courses at the beginning of the project. You will have the opportunity to deliver high impact outcomes within a business, whilst learning at the same time - a significant contribution to your long-term career progression.

Based in Derbyshire, in the heart of England, Millitec Food Systems Ltd (www.millitec.com) are world leaders in the design and technology of the food production industry. Their range of machines deliver innovation in automation and can be found all over the world.
About you
With a degree in Informatics / Computer Science (or a related discipline), you will have experience of programming languages and frameworks for developing and testing web applications, for example: Java/Spring and/or Javascript / NodelJS. Knowledge of Linux and Python would be beneficial. You will have a passion and keen interest of the implementation of software architectures with demonstrable experience in open-source projects from inception to production. We are looking for a self-starter with the ambition and ability to take ownership of a challenging and impactful technical project.
Additional information

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome and should be made to Yi Hong on yh37@le.ac.uk 

KTP supports partnerships between business and universities or research organisations, placing graduates (KTP Associates), to work on challenging, high profile projects.

• Accelerate your career
• Gain valuable experience and marketable, highly transferable skills
• Earn a competitive salary
• Receive practical and formal management training and development
• Opportunity for a professional qualification
• Enjoy an excellent chance of a permanent post with the company
Further information about KTP and the advantages of being a KTP Associate can be found at http://ktp.innovateuk.org
Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement.
In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here