Biometrics Systems Engineer - 60,000-90,000 - Manchester

Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
01 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Biometrics Systems Engineer - £60,000-£90,000 - Manchester

You will join a specialist biometrics division, becoming an integral member of the team/ project. With a focus on leading and shaping the systems engineering activity.

The Role
This is a software orientated project with everything being written primarily in Go with some Java, deployed in Docker containers and managed by OpenShift/Kubernetes in a Linux environment.

You will be working with cutting edge technology, working on new ways of utilising biometrics coming up with innovative solutions for the end clients. You will need to be self-learner and self-starter with good problem solving skills.


  • Software lifecycle understanding
  • Strong knowledge of NIST’s NBIS biometric imaging suite of software including its NFIQ2 fingerprint image quality software
  • Strong knowledge of applicable specifications for biometric messaging including, but not limited to DoD EBTS, DOJ EBTS, DHS IXM, and NATO STANAG
  • Candidate should be able to describe his/her understanding of how large-scale, multimodal biometric systems process transactions
  • Requirements management/engineering
  • Use case development
  • System documentation

  • Performance engineering and modeling
  • Knowledge of performance characteristics used to benchmark a biometric systems with multiple modalities including but not limited to the use of Receiver Operator Characteristic Curves, Detection Error Trade-off Curves, and Cumulative Match Characteristic Curves
  • Knowledge of the more popular fusion schemes implemented in multimodal systems
  • Candidate should be able to demonstrate his/her knowledge of the biometric industry with an overview of the key players in the market and the major programs around the world.
  • Knowledge of the leading universities conducting research in the field of biometrics
  • Working in an agile/devops/continuous delivery model

The Company

You will be joining one of the leading forces in the defence and cyber-security industry with a strong interest presence in Biometrics. An organisation that is focused on delivering cutting edge, ground breaking solutions. Achieved through collaboration within cross functional teams working with advanced technology. You will become part of a culture that is uniquely caring, supportive and designed to provide a platform upon which its employees can best perform.

To apply for the role candidates must be willing to go through SC clearance.

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Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.
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