Senior Researcher in Gauteng - e-Merge IT Recruitment

e-Merge IT Recruitment
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We live by our slogan: “For the approach with a difference” e-Merge is a dynamic, niche recruitment company, specializing in sector specific recruitment within the IT industry with both a national and international presence. We only recruit within our specialised fields in order to remain focused and knowledgeable of our industries. We believe in quality over quantity – we target each candidate sent to our clients ensuring a match both for skills and company fit. This means that YOU don’t have to sift through dozens of C.V.s – we select the very best candidates available and present them to you, simplifying your process and saving you time. We specialise in: eCommerce - Java, J2EE, J2ME, C#, .NET, integration, including web development, front-end and back-end architecture. Software development in C, C++, Windows, including OO methodologies and embedded applications. Mobile and Telecommunications “e-Merge provides a seamless transition with top professionals ensuring our client’s productivity is maintained at an optimum level throughout the recruiting process” Recruiter from sector Advertising / PR, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

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  • Pretoria, City of Tshwane, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Our client is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives. Your role will be to research and develop systems, software, algorithms, and processes within the biometrics and related fields in support of identity authentication of people or devices. The role will further lead projects in delivering consulting to and/or development of prototypes, for clients in the biometrics space.
    Are you the candidate for this role?
    Please feel free to go through the position details and apply…
    Key responsibilities:
    Conduct research in the field of biometrics and contribute to the development of systems, software, algorithms, and processes within the group
    Develop advanced signal processing algorithms
    Integrate software and systems used for identity authentication using Matlab or C++
    Perform mathematical analysis of systems and system effects
    Perform operation-based simulation and analysis
    Perform simulation and functional analysis of systems and subsystems
    Implement algorithms on systems
    Design and execute field experiments on biometrics
    Grow effective relationships with specific clients/stakeholders
    Supervise (technical) junior employees and students
    Draft proposals in support of seeking further funding
    Qualifications, skills, and experience required:
    Minimum requirement is master’s degree in computer science or engineering
    PhD degree in a related field (computer science/engineering, electrical engineering, etc.) will be an added advantage
    Five years' working experience in the field of computer science, engineering
    Working experience in programming using at least one of the following languages:
    Experience working in the field of biometrics/smart, cards/identity authentication/algorithm development/signal processing/electronic design/software engineering and development
    Project management experience able to demonstrate the successful completion (or completion of a significant sub-part) managed by individual
    Demonstrated ability to do research and/or develop junior staff
    Experience in feature extraction and optimisation would be advantageous
    Knowledge of approaches and technology used in identity authentication including biometrics (at least one modality) and smart tokens, like smart cards together with an understanding of the underlying technology and possible methods of implementation
    Implementation of security concepts such as one-time-templates, PKI, cryptography and/or implemented identity authentication systems
    Programming skills in C+, Matlab, and other design tools both proprietary and open source
    Experience with operating systems including Windows, Linux, and other platforms
    Understanding of implementing software into real-life systems
    Understanding of systems and system engineering methodologies
    Track record of published work within biometrics field
    Good technical understanding of project or product requirements
    Skills: Flexibility and adaptability, verbal and written communication, teamwork, analytical thinking, problem-solving, self-management (planning, prioritising, and time management – includes the ability to work independently), innovation and creativity, customer service orientation, and attention to detail
    Reference number
    for this position is
    which is a permanent position based in the Pretoria area offering R700,000 per annum cost to company and negotiable on experience.
    The time for change is now! e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical skilled candidates. Email Garth on
    or you call him on ************ to discuss this and other opportunities.
    Please feel free to check out our website on
    (for all other sites) for similar positions that might be of interest to you!! Do you have a friend who is a technology specialist? We pay big cash to you if we place a friend that you sent us!
    If you haven’t heard from e-Merge IT within two weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position.
    Posted on 26 May 13:53

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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