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KTP Associate in Machine Learning, Semantic Web & Voice Automation Technologies

Computational Systems Chemistry

Location:  Other
Salary:   £31,000 to £34,000
Full Time Fixed Term for two years
Closing Date:  Monday 11 November 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1188619EB

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in a collaborative project between Local Treasures Ltd based in Petersfield, Hampshire and the University of Southampton. This project will explore and embed in Local Treasures Ltd a new capability for the development and integration of enhanced data management technologies and intelligent voice data processing systems into the existing Local Treasures AI platform, to enable more rapid/profitable business expansion and job/wealth creation.

Local Treasures Ltd is a service business, which matches customers who have chores with a team of experienced people (Treasures) who have the skills to do those jobs. The people who do the work are mainly over 50, a demographic which struggles to remain in the workplace. We utilise their experience and skill to do local jobs such as gardening, DIY, shopping, cleaning and much more. Through their bespoke automated matching system, Local Treasures Ltd provides the skilled workers with access to flexible local employment. A scalable, efficient and easy to use interaction with Local Treasures Ltd is key to engaging with this community. It is essential to have a suitable technological solution to meet the needs of a versatile but nevertheless critical audience.  

The vast majority of your time (>90%) will be spent at the company premises in Petersfield, Hampshire, under the supervision of the dedicated company team with access to the skills, resources and tools required to complete the project. You will receive a minimum of 0.5 days per week supervision (excluding travelling time) from partnership, and will have access to expertise and resources from the University of Southampton. There will be a dedicated training budget of £4,000 for you to further develop your skill.

You will have a Masters or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Computer Science or similar (e.g. Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence etc). It is essential you are able to work independently and able to manage a project including meeting defined milestones.

Local Treasures (LT)  is a dynamic, disruptive and ambitious company, which is creating the technology to enable it scale to a national level and beyond. It is a supportive, kind and open organisation, which is proud to be tackling some of the issues faced by an ageing population by changing the way the world works. 

This is a full time fixed term contract for 2 years.

For an informal chat about the role call Samantha Kanza on +44 (0)7917 533060

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 29002. Please quote reference 1188619EB on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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