Smartline Data Analyst/Engineer (ESIF)

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  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Cornwall
  • Applications have closed.

Website University of Exeter - Smartline Project

Job reference : R71634
Application closing date : 06/07/2020
Salary : The salary range will be from £35,845 – £49,553 per annum subject to knowledge, skills and experience.
Package : Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).


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Job description :

Innovation, Impact and Business

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Data Engineer/Analyst to join our Smartline extension project. This full-time post is available from 1 August 2020 on a fixed term or secondment basis 31 July 2022 and will be based at our Truro campus.

The Smartline extension project, with an overall budget of £3.9million, is a continuation of the Smartline Project. A research and innovation project aimed at supporting the growth of the eHealth and eWellbeing small and medium enterprise (SME) sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Through the identification and support for products, processes and services that will improve the health and wellbeing of social housing tenants and build the cohesion of their communities; the project aims to stimulate and support SME development.

The Smartline Data Engineer/Analyst will provide technical leadership to the project, managing the technical relationships with the various contracted suppliers; act as the technical design authorityfor the overall system; ensure network connectivity and data collection to maintain a high quality data set. The role will also be required to undertake data mining and analysis to explore insights within the data set and extract usable data for research.

The successful candidate will have a high level of proficiency in Python and data visualisation with a detailed knowledge and strong understanding of data systems; demonstrable experience of managing complex data integration from multiple organisations and of relationship management with suppliers; and experience of data analytics.

This is a partnership project involving the University of Exeter, Coastline Housing Ltd, Volunteer Cornwall, Cornwall Council and the South West Academic Health Science Network.  For more information about the work of Smartline, please visit the project website at

The Smartline extension is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), part of the England 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme, and Cornwall Council. As such, enterprise support and engagement is fundamental to the delivery of the project and a key aspect of all posts within it.

The project involves academics from across the university and is based at the internationally regarded European Centre for Environment and Human Health ( on the University of Exeter Medical School Truro campus; a designated Collaborating Centre on Natural Environments and Health by the World Health Organization.

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The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we2e fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Exeter is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.

With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campusand a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full ~pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

If you would like to discuss the post informally before applying, please contact Belinda Broughton by emailing to arrange a call.