Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3831/1

Location: Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 2TU
Salary: £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Qualification required: Masters
Closing Date: 10 March 2019
KTP Advert Ref: 3831/1
Primagraphics Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Curtiss-Wright Inc, who are working with Cranfield University to develop new revenue streams through innovative research and design programmes. In this KTP programme, you will be employed by Cranfield University and located at Curtiss-Wright Inc.

Primagraphics works with companies such as BAE Systems, THALES, Raytheon, and Leonardo, and designs, develops, manufactures and assembles equipment for handling and displaying graphics and images. Product lines include combat aircraft, helicopter and tracked ground vehicle fire control, sensor and moving displays, cockpit display solutions, naval command and control consoles for multi-sensor and situational display, airborne multi-sensor display consoles for maritime patrol and multi-sensor surveillance.

As a KTP Associate on an initial 24 month fixed term contract, you will develop a new product range of wearable video displays (e.g. using head mounted devices) and controls capable of operating in rugged environments (extremely harsh conditions such as extreme temperatures, immersion, dust, light, and noise). The project will focus on developing Augmented Reality applications to support defence and aerospace sector related complex challenges. To support your development in this role, the successful candidate will also enjoy a personal £4,000 development budget.
Skills required: We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a postgraduate degree (MSc and / or PhD) in Software Engineering, Augmented Reality or a related area (or equivalent). You will have a first degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline (or equivalent). You will have experience in augmented and virtual reality and any of image processing, computer vision, signal processing, and human computer interaction. You will have knowledge of augmented reality and tracking technologies, as well as voice recognition software. You will be proficient in MATLAB/C/C++, or similar programming language. You will have strong oral, visual and written communication skills, and be able to work as part of a team.
Knowledge Base Partner: Cranfield University
Company partner: Primagraphics Limited
Company business area: Design, develop, manufacture and assemble equipment for handling and displaying graphics and images.
Contact: John Erkoyuncu, Cranfield Campus
College Road
MK43 0AL, Tel: +44 (0)1234 75 4717

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