KTP Associate - Graduate in Computer Science


Ulster University

Employer Location: County Antrim
Phone Number: 07515177047
Email: jobs@ulster.ac.uk
Web: https://www.ulster.ac.uk/

Job description

The graduate will take the lead in this digital transformation challenge, designing and developing novel digital services and interventions that will enable the organisation’s clients to access AMH services. The Associate will develop considerable expertise in all aspects of web and user interface development and will also develop valuable interpersonal skills through working with a wide variety of people. The Associate will be encouraged to join an appropriate professional body and will have the opportunity to undertake a part-time MSc through Ulster University. .


  • Review company processes and procedures;
  • Research user interface and development approaches;
  • Identify and gather requirements for the proposed solution;
  • Specify overall platform development;
  • Integrate new digital platform

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Applicants should hold an honours degree in Computer Science, Computing or a closely-related discipline at 2:1 or above.
  • They should have good skills in three or more of the following areas; Requirements gathering for software design; Artificial intelligence; Software development; User experience design; User interface design.

Desirable Skills

  • A higher degree in Computer Science, Computing or a closely related subject is desirable.
  • A qualification or working interest in Psychology or closely related subject is also desirable. (or in the final stages of submission).
  • Experience of digital and other interventions in mental health arena.

Further Information

Work Time: Monday - Friday, 7 hours per day. COMPANY BACKGROUND Action Mental Health (AMH), founded in 1963, is a registered charity which actively promotes the mental health and well-being of people in Northern Ireland. A range of support services are available with programmes targeted across the age-span, from 3 years to older people. Our mental health services are aimed at supporting recovery and building emotional resilience and wellbeing. These are delivered through specific programmes with a focus on personal and health development, vocational and employment training, talking therapies and resilience building. AMH is a regional organisation delivering services across all of Northern Ireland. We are also involved in cross border programmes funded via the EU with partners in Ireland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Finland and Sweden. Further Particulars of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PARTNERSHIPS Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) are based on partnerships between the Knowledge Base e.g. Universities, colleges & research organisations and companies who need access to specialist skills and knowledge in order to innovate. Knowledge Transfer Partnerships aim to raise the level of industrial performance and improve industrial methods by effective use of resources and the implementation of advanced technology and innovative new ideas. It also aims to develop able graduates for careers in industry. In each Knowledge Transfer Partnership, staff from the Knowledge Base (University) participate in a company plan intended to achieve substantial and comprehensive change in techniques and procedures. The academic staff contributing to the Partnership are assisted by high calibre graduates recruited as KTP Associates. The Associates are normally based full-time at the company's premises and work in collaboration with company and academic staff on tasks within the Project. More details available from the UU website, Candidate Briefing Document.

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