Cyber Security Threat Data Analyst - KTP Associate (fixed term)

Closing Date
Friday, 5th October 2018
Job Type
Computer Science
Circa £44,000 per annum (with potential to increase to £52,000 per annum subject to performance) plus significant training package worth £6,000.

Based primarily at J.P. Morgan, Canary Wharf, London

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to advance their career through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). You will be working with JP Morgan and the School of Computer Science to develop and embed a novel methodology to deliver improved forward assessment of the likelihood of cyber security threats in respect to a variety of uncertain data.

You will be employed by the University of Nottingham (School of Computer Science) but will be based primarily at JP Morgan, Canary Wharf, London.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 36 months.

Qualifications we require as a minimum:

As a minimum you should hold a BSc and MSc in Computer Science or similar subject and ideally a PhD in Computer Science or related discipline, though this is not essential.

The successful candidate must possess:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to interface with people with commercial interests and from varied technical backgrounds
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • A willingness to travel within the UK and occasionally, internationally

Essential skills we require as a minimum:

  • Data analysis 
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Statistics

Desirable skills

  • Data fusion
  • Cyber security
  • Programming skills

About JP Morgan:

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries. Additionally, through its JPMorgan Chase Foundation, the firm gives approximately US$200 million annually to nonprofit organizations around the world. It also leads volunteer service activities for employees in local communities by utilizing our many resources, including those that stem from access to capital, economies of scale, global reach and expertise.

About KTP:

This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK. It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.

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This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 36 months on a full time basis.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Christian Wagner, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.