Software Analyst

02 Apr 2013
30 Apr 2013
Rowan Milne
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Analyst - Contract 3 months (Aberdeen / remote)

My Aberdeen based client has a new opportunity for a talented IT professional to assist with video compression research. This exciting opportunity to work within this niche field has arisen due to accelerated company growth.

Applicants should posses a balance of relevant academic and commercial experience, will be excellent communicators and must be willing to travel abroad when required.

Location: Although this organisation is based in Aberdeen, the client has agreed to be flexible with regards to work basis and would consider remote-working candidates who could commit to weekly visits to site.

Term: 3 months initially. Applicants will ideally be seeking a longer term opportunity as this role will be extended indefinitely for the right candidate.

Start Date: Approx 15th of April. You should be immediately available for interviews.

Required Qualifications:

  • Hons degree 2.1 or above in relevant subject
  • PHD in relevant subject

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Software development in a commercial environment
  • Technical writing, communicating and presenting
  • Research and development.
  • Experience with various programming languages including C, C++, assembler and Matlab
  • Experience delivering high level presentations


  • Knowledge of hardware description languages
  • Video, image and / or signal processing
  • Experience of preparing and/or reviewing patents

Key Responsibility:

  • Developing and testing high quality and high performance software for video, image and signal processing.
  • Review and analyse software and hardware designs.
  • Write and edit analysis reports
  • Presenting findings (overseas travel may be required)

If you are interested in this unique opportunity please apply or contact Rowan Milne on 0131 243 4000

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