Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

KTP Associate


School of Digital, Technology, Innovation and Business

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 A requirement of the project funding is that candidates must have graduated within the last 5 years E A
2 Degree at 2.1 or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related subject. E A
3 Postgraduate Qualification in a relevant subject. D A
4 Demonstratable experience and knowledge of programming using embedded software and coding in C, C++, Python, Java or similar. E A/I
5 Demonstratable experience of the application of knowledge in embedded systems, Machine controls and industrial PLCs E A/I
6 Knowledge of Human-machine interfaces (HMI), Computer networks D A/I
7 Knowledge of software and hardware security D A/I
8 Practical experience of developing Databases including relational and non-relational schemas E A/I
9 An ability to demonstrate experience of developing real-time data transfer in a distributed system D A/I
10 Knowledge of Cloud solutions and services, such as DataLake, Databricks, Cloud DevOps D A/I
11 Have knowledge of Communication protocols such as WiFi, Zigbee, Cellular networks such as 4G and 5G, passive and active RFID D A/I
12 Commercial experience of software development. D A
13 Be dependable, goal orientated and have good interpersonal skills. E I
14 Be efficient and professional and be able to meet project deadlines. E A/I
15 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I
16 Successful completion of carbon literacy training, or a willingness to undertake this training as part of ongoing professional development. D A

* A - Application Form   I - Interview