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KTP Associate - System Analyst / Software Developer

London, United Kingdom
£36,388 - £38,022 per annum, depending on skills and experience
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

Location: Other
Salary: Salary scale between £36,388 - £38,022 per annum, depending on skills and experience
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Fixed Term
Contract Length: 12 months
Closing Date: Thursday 30 November 2023
Reference: 3162-23-PS

Do you want to be at the forefront of sustainability in combatting the traditional short life cycles of network hardware equipment?

We are seeking to appoint a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) associate for a collaborative project between the University of East London and Cistor Ltd. KTP funding has been agreed for pivotal research to build a true picture of the use phase impact, embodied impact, and reliability analysis of new networking hardware equipment v’s remanufactured.

If you have a bachelor's degree in computer science, enjoy developing mathematical models and tools for complex IT operations and want to play a pivotal part in driving forward a more circular approach to IT that uses what we have for longer - this role will suit you! It’s a great chance to be on the frontline of IT to protect natural resources, prevent carbon emissions and e-waste through the provision of data to make better choices.

The project presents a fantastic opportunity to research, develop, design, build, and test the tool that provides intelligence on hybrid new v’s refurbished system design. 

Who you’ll be working with

The University of East London is one of the most diverse and vibrant universities in the global capital. Our pioneering and forward-thinking vision is making a positive and significant impact to the communities we serve, inspiring both our staff and students to reach their full potential.  

Cistor (Headquartered in Poynton, UK) is a leading digital technology solutions provider and have been helping businesses maximise their technology investments since 2009. Part of a sustainable IT Group that is not just for profit, but for good. We are proud that every day we are reducing the impact of IT on climate change, scarce resources, and e-waste, contributing to a healthier planet. Our companies serve some of the largest organisations in the world with generation defining technology. We believe that together we will accelerate the adoption of sustainable technology through innovative solutions.   

You will be working with world leading academic and industry experts on digital infrastructure and energy efficiency, with a specialism in sustainable ICT infrastructure.

What we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work to deadlines, provide solutions to challenging requirements, and look forward to working with the state-of-the-art technologies that the project requires. 

You will have an awareness of computer networking technology and have software development experience. Having experience or understanding of agile product development, mathematical skills, and critical thinking skills will be an advantage. 

You will have good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a variety of stakeholders. You should be able to demonstrate experience in being able to plan and prioritise workload and contribute to a multi-disciplinary team. 

You will work for 12 months in this InnovateUK funded project with a salary scale between £36,388 - £38,022 per annum depending on skills and experience. There is also an additional budget for travel to relevant conferences and events and you can undertake the existing skill development training offered by the University of East London. 

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Prof Rabih Bashroush at or Dr Umaima Haider at

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification    

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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