Software Project Manager/Software Architect

Liverpool, United Kingdom
£51,630 - £58.089 per annum
27 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Contract Type Fixed Term
Hours Full Time
Job Type Manager
Salary £51,630 - £58.089 per annum
Vacancy Type Other Vacancies
Closing Date 27/03/2019
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The Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint a Software Project Manager / Software Architect to lead an exciting research and software/engineering development project combining IoT sensors, data science, artificial intelligence in optimisation, and database/IoT/mobile app development to deliver for the first time sustainable transport solutions for the Liverpool City Region.

The project will carry out the following activities: (1) piloting IoT sensors technologies to collect transport data; (2) developing an open database to facilitate information sharing; (3) visualisation for monitoring/evaluation purposes; and (4) app development to incentivise and support sustainable cycling and walking.

You will act as the Project Manager and software architect of a development team comprising of yourself, three other research fellows/developers and a project administrator. You will be assisted by the principal investigator, who act as a the overall supervisor, a dedicated finance and research support officer, and a team of co-investigators who will provide the required expertise in IoT, engineering, computing, artificial intelligence etc. You will also be directly responsible for the development of the back end and database component of the project.

This R&D project is the technical strand of a wider Liverpool City Region (LCR) Sustainable Green Travel Corridors project, which supports the economic resurgence of the Liverpool City Region by improving sustainable transport links (such as cycling and walking), removing transport barriers and broadening the travel choices available to LCR visitors and residents.

The project is funded by a consortium comprising including Merseytravel, Local Authorities, the Eden Project, and Liverpool John Moores University, with support from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Trung Thanh Nguyen, email:

This post is being part funded by ERDF. The post is subject to contract with ERDF.

LJMU values diversity and provides a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can fulfil their potential.

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.

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