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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

E-Business Intelligence Developer (KTP Associate), EAST YORKSHIRE (UK)


Web Marketplace Solutions Ltd, Beverley, East Yorkshire

Have you graduated in the past five years with a minimum 2:1 in Computing or mathematical discipline?

Would you like to earn 28,000+ pa in a graduate development job that would fast track your career 
and provide potential to join the company on project completion?

Could you use a personal development budget of 4,000 plus additional support to study for a higher
degree and a free management qualification?

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to gain valuable work experience with one of the 
top 12 e-commerce providers in the UK to facilitate business intelligence, using data mining technology,
E-commerce software technology and product development.

This 21 month post has been created as a result of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between 
Web Marketplace Solutions Ltd and the University of Hull, Department of Computer Science. The successful
applicant will work closely with the companys directors and senior management team plus University
academic staff to introduce business intelligence into the companys Online Trading Architecture.  
This will involve the investigation and development of marketing strategies using data mining to 
provide a business intelligence decision support tool. The Associate will build the following skills
and management competencies during the programme;
       In-depth understanding of data mining methodologies and techniques, with a specific knowledge of the issues associated in applying them in the project domain.
       Understanding of decision support applied to E-commerce
       E-business perspective on the understanding of applied artificial intelligence
       Project management and improved team-working, communication, planning and management skills.

Web Marketplace Solutions Ltd (http://www.wmps.biz), situated in the attractive market town of Beverley,
is an expanding company providing large and sophisticated business clients with an Online Trading 
Architecture - an internet environment from which they can create and manage content and sales campaigns.

This KTP is part of a national Government supported initiative sponsoring partnerships between business
and universities which enable graduates to work on challenging, high profile projects 
(www.ktponline.org.uk).  This project will be fully supported with expertise from the Universitys 
Department of Computer Science and Business School Marketing Department and the Associate will be 
offered a Personal Development Plan budget plus free business management training and, where 
appropriate, support for a Postgraduate qualification.

The successful applicant will be an honours graduate (with a minimum of a 2.1) or postgraduate from 
a computing (with A Level Mathematics) or mathematical related discipline (with strong computer skills)
or a graduate with equivalent work experience who has good interpersonal skills and experience, is 
target driven, self motivated and a team player.  Experience of, and expertise in .net, XML/XSL, SQL,
SYSGL, C# programming, ASP.net, XML/XSL, CSS, AJAX, SGL, MYSGL, Data Mining or Artificial Intelligence
and E-Commerce would be a definite advantage.

Depending on qualifications and experience, the earnings package will include a salary up to 28,000
per annum, a 4,000 PDP budget and the option of entering into a salary based pension scheme.

Please note previous TCIS/KTP Associates are not eligible to apply due to KTP scheme regulations.

You can learn more about this position and apply online at www.hull.ac.uk/jobs (vacancy ref: FS0103).

Closing date: 13 May 2011

-- Darryl N. Davis
Director of Research
Director of Postgraduate Research Studies
Computer Science, University of Hull, HU6 7RX.
fax:    +44(0)1482466666
tel:    +44(0)1482466469
email:  d.n.davis@hull.ac.uk