UCL Computer Science works closely with a broad range of employers from technology sector and beyond; and has organised a programme of employer led events to help students maximise their employability and learn more about exciting opportunities, current trends and challenges in industry and how skills taught at UCL can be transferred to the real world.
Weds 25 January, 1pm: Active Viam tech talk & grad recruitment session - why work for a software company? An Introduction to ActiveViam. ActiveViam (https://activeviam.com/) is a software company that has been providing operational analytics solutions to business users for over ten year and we have offices in London, New York, Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong. The majority of our clients are in the Investment Banking space and we are now expanding into industries such as supply chain management and retail. We will present a tech talk about ActiveViam, types of clients and it's projects, a technical overview of ActiveViam and it's cutting edge work with Oracle and Java9 *in 1.02 Malet Place Engineering Building*
Weds 1 February, 1pm: Red Sift tech talk & grad recruitment session A presentation by two of the people responsible for creating the Shazam app we all know and love and an ex-Google Maps technical lead whose products are used by millions of people all over the globe. Rahul will be sharing why he decided to build a London startup and his 15 year journey in the tech space. Christos will be sharing how he used the Red Sift platform to build a revolutionary NLP/AI app that will change the way we schedule meetings with each other and Mike will give an introduction to the Red Sift platform and cover its IoT uses. We will also be discussing a position we have open for a part time intern to join the Red Sift team and get experience in real world, advanced software engineering *in 1.02 Malet Place Engineering Building*
Weds 8 February, 1pm: Deloitte: for the curious The session will give students a real life case study to work on that helps them to tackle some client issues. The case studies centre around work Deloitte have done with Aldi, on developing their ecommerce business and online platform and Philips Lighting to create a connected retail experience using the Internet of Things (IoT). Both client projects highlights some of the exciting work that Deloitte get involved in but also gives students a chance to voice their insights, ideas and get involved *in 1.02 Malet Place Engineering Building*