Research Technologist

04 May 2021
05 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Title Research Technologist Category Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies City Gloucester, zINACTIVATE - Gloucestershire, United Kingdom Job Description Research Technologist Position Description If your programming skills are matched by an enthusiasm for problem-solving, and your communication skills are as creative as your coding, there's a digital revolution underway in the UK that could use your help.Are you naturally inquisitive, creative and innovative, highly technical across multiple technology domains and driven by problem solving? Are you fearless in the face of being asked to apply existing and new knowledge to the solution of new challenges? Are you resilient in the face of failure? Do you know when to give something up as a bad job? Do you want to work on a variety of exciting projects that could make a difference to keeping our nation safe?If the answer to these questions is "yes", then we need to talk! CGI's Secure Innovation and Advisory sector is growing fast and is looking for new team members to join its Innovation Unit; a part of the sector charged with the delivery of new capability in a fast-paced, sprint-driven environment. We are looking for people who are passionate about and comfortable with working across a wide range of technologies, working at the forefront of CGI technical innovation.All successful applicants must hold, or be eligible & willing to obtain, UK Security Clearance (SC) with the view to progressing to higher level clearance if required.What you can expect from usBusiness is transforming fast. And at CGI, you'll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we'll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go. Your future duties and responsibilities • Taking responsibility for software development/integration and understanding how software behaviour is influenced by the hardware/infrastructure on which it will be installed• Proactively take the lead in analysing and solving technical problems; taking preventative actions as appropriate.• Investigating and proposing solutions to technical challenges, seeking guidance for more complex issues.• Applying technical standards and best practice, taking pride in all aspects of their work. Required qualifications to be successful in this role Required qualifications to be successful in this role1. You'll be across the latest developments in Machine and Deep Learning, data visualisation including AR or VR techniques, cryptographic techniques, internet protocols, low-level device programming or any number of emerging technologies2. You'll bring experience of Python or C/C++ or other object oriented languages further supplemented by an understanding of operating systems3. You'll be prepared for all eventualities as we never quite know what challenge we'll face next4. Most importantly, we're looking for someone who has a willingness to learn, a "can-do" attitude and an aptitude and passion for technology will therefore complement specific skillsets or qualifications.#IND #LINE3 Build your career with us.It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.