Technical Lead - Northampton - Up to £55,000 per annum - Windows, Infrastructure, DLP, ITIL, Agile, Prince2, OEM, CAX, ERP, Unified Communications, Security, Networking
Are you looking for a technically challenging leadership role? A world leader in global motorsport are currently looking for a Technical Architect to join their team on a permanent basis. This is looking for someone to start ASAP and is paying up to £55,000 per annum for the right applicant.
The role of the Technical Architect is to provide technical leadership in the support and provision of solid IT services, by doing so, improving reliability, availability, security and performance across all aspects of the IT landscape. A strong and broad ranging technical background is essential as this is also a hands-on role with the requirement to support and deliver technical solutions throughout all stages of the ITIL service lifecycle.
In addition to being the senior technical escalation point, the role also requires the ability to support, develop and lead colleagues in both task management and a technical capacity. The job holder must also be able to work with 3rd parties, suppliers & customers, as solutions will often require external input and co-ordination.
Knowledge, skills and experience required:
- A minimum of 5 years' experience in a senior operational support role (3rd line or equivalent) within a medium to large sized enterprise, including support of the following:
- Support and optimization of in-house and bespoke applications
- Enterprise infrastructure, networking, storage and compute
- Security, encryption and Data Loss Prevention
- Database infrastructure and administration
- Client and server Operating Systems
- High-level technical computing languages
- Infrastructure and application capacity, performance and availability monitoring
- Clustering and High Availability
- Email, telephony and Unified Communications
- Enterprise video content delivery
- Datacentre infrastructure
- Backups and Disaster Recovery
- Strong experience working to ITIL practices
- Proven Continual Service Improvement experience
- A good understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
- Project lead and delivery experience working to a recognised methodology (ie PRINCE2, Agile)
- Experience of scripting, orchestration and automation techniques
- Excellent call/customer management experience
- Motorsport, OEM automotive or engineering background
- High performance Computing experience
- CAX system management experience + PLM
- ERP system management
- Testbed and simulation platforms
A leading banking clients requires a hybrid Project Manager/Scrum Master on a contract basis.
A hands-on project manager/scrum master hybrid who can manage a small-scale proof of concept experiment between an external supplier, 1 to 2 merchants, a Point of Sale (POS) provider and client Payment Services. Must be comfortable working hands on as well as in a management and coordination capacity.
*Coordination of the integration of a third party supplier software with a Point of Sale device
*Support internal governance processes (supplier mgt, legal agreements, information security)
*Manage the production and distribution of promotional materials to support the proof of concept
*Coordination of experiment design (hypothesis, data collection, experiment execution)
*Collection of qualitative and quantitative data to observe against a set of hypothesis
*Coordination of recording of qualitative outputs for specific user journeys (feedback questionnaires, video of users in action)
*Summary and conclusion report writing and presentation
*Create and deliver reports to stakeholders on the progress of the project
*Hands on, agile and lean ways of working (not method reliant, but fast and lean in style)
*Able to communicate effectively between parties
*Willingness to work between Northampton and or London (Shoreditch/Canary wharf). Fleet is also an option.
Experience & Skills:
*Knowledge of payment systems (issuing/acquiring/Point of Sale devices)
*Experience with system integration coordination
*Ability to assist in scoping an experiment including ;
oscope experiment design
oidentify data collection
oanalyse experiment data
oSummarise and conclude outcomes
*Experience of running small scale proof of concepts/experiments/pilots or trial services with clients
Senior Data Business Analyst - BigData/Data Science/Analytics/Machine Learning
An experienced Senior Data Business Analyst - BigData/Data Science/Analytics/Machine Learning is required to join a global consultancy to work with a number of their prestigious clients based up and down the UK. As the Senior Data Business Analyst, you will be responsible for developing requirements and proposing roadmaps to allow estimation and planning.
As the Senior Data Business Analyst, you will focused on data services, delivering data-centric, BI and data Analytic solutions. You will use your solid BA skills to deliver, co-ordinate and plan deliverables from a number of clients/stakeholders to ensure smooth process and within scope.
Salary for the Senior Data Business Analyst - £45,000 - £80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Location - The willingness to travel is essential for this role. Although this clients UK headquarters in in Central London, you will be expected to travel to client sites in the North and South of England and some areas of Wales.
Key Skills/Experience for the Senior Data Business Analyst:
This is an excellent time to be joining a global consultancy that can offer excellent career opportunities and the chance to work with some prestigious clients that are embracing the power of Big Data! To find out more about the Senior Data Business Analyst role, please send your CV to Ross Macdonald for consideration.
Key skills: Business Analyst/Data/Consultant/Big Data/Requirement Gathering/Machine Learning/Data Science/Data Architecture/Spark/Scala/Python/Java/Consultancy/Travel/London/England/Wales
Rullion are seeking an experienced Contract Test Manager based in Solihull
The role will involve Managing a test team for a Division or large and complex product portfolio
Independently validates external information from multiple sources. Specifies and applies appropriate analytical techniques and reports results to clients and management.
Promotes and ensures use of appropriate techniques, methodologies and tools.
Develops and maintains one or more defined communication channels and/or stakeholder groups, acting as a single point of contact. Gathers information from the customer to understand their needs (demand management) and detailed requirements. Facilitates open communication and discussion between stakeholders, using feedback to assess and promote understanding of need for future changes in services, products and systems. Agrees changes to be made and the planning and implementation of change. Maintains contact with the customer and stakeholders throughout to ensure satisfaction. Captures and disseminates technical and business information.
Coordinates and manages planning of the system and/or acceptance tests within a development or integration project or programme. Takes responsibility for integrity of testing and acceptance activities and coordinates the execution of these activities. Provides authoritative advice and guidance on any aspect of test planning and execution. Defines and communicates the test strategy for the project. Manages all test processes, including test plans, resources, costs, timescales, test deliverables and traceability. Manages client relationships with respect to testing matters. Identifies process improvements, and contributes to corporate testing standards and definition of best practice.
Ensures the availability of hardware, software, and resources for the systems testing of platform-specific versions of one or more software products. Defines configurations required for testing with reference to agreed testing standards. Evaluates new developments in the organisation and the industry and advises senior management on potential growth, problem areas and resourcing needs. Ensures adherence to agreed standards and good practice.
* Deliver Testing for projects/portfolios to agreed time/budget/quality tolerances as laid down in business case, test strategy, plan and commercial agreement
* Determine the appropriate test approach, methodologies, tools and resourcing liaising with Business, IT function (including 3rd parties) and Clients to ensure cost effective testing and that coverage mitigates business risk.
* Create the test deliverables throughout the whole project life cycle applying best practice Control the entry and exit criteria to Testing.
* Provide effective communication across the full Software Development Lifecycle (internal and external) to support and manage the smooth delivery of test activity.
* Participate and lead test planning sessions and retrospective reviews and be involved in key initiatives to implement best practices in testing and quality assurance.
* Takes ownership of learning
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
* Minimum of HNC in relevant subject, or equivalent qualifications, plus considerable work experience in a relevant role. OR Substantial work experience in a relevant role.
* Proven technical experience in own technical specialism.
* Relevant specialist programming skills and knowledge of development processes gained through formal training specific to role eg JAVA, XML
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Platform Administrator is required by prestigious Investment Bank based in the heart of the City. This role will see you joining their Microsoft Core Technologies team and will be responsible for the smooth running of the CRM platform, managing production, user acceptance testing & system integration testing environments as well as the releases of CRM applications in each of them. They are also looking to adopt continuous delivery and automated deployment approaches to the CRM platform for which the platform administrator will play a critical role in the process design and ongoing maintenance.
The role requires the ability to work closely with infrastructure teams (server & networking) as well as development teams (both internal and external) as well as Business Analysts to help with CRM architectural questions that may influence design changes.
The role is based in London but you will be ready to travel when necessary to other European countries to work with CRM product owners who support non UK user populations.
Service Design & Transition
Our client requires a SAP Basis consultant to be based at their offices in London on a 3 month contract.
Your role and responsibilities as the SAP Basis consultant will be:
Optimization and tuning of Full SAP Landscape, including eg:
Refresh - Backup/failover management
SAP Transport System maintenance
SAP Archiving setup & maintenance
Daily administration of the DB (tables, table space, ...)
DB patches installation
Support package installation and SAP Kernel upgrade
SAP EHP Upgrade
SAP Router installation and maintenance
SAP System migration/upgrade
SAP System installation
Maintenance Central User Administration
Production and Project support
Provide technical input to Project requirements
Work closely with infrastructure teams to realize Project requirements
On site coordination
On call activities
The essential skills and experience required for the SAP Basis consultant are:
Broad knowledge of ECC, Portal, SRM, MDM, BW, F&R, PI, Solution Manager is requested
SAP NetWeaver Certification would be advantageous
Knowledge of AIX DB2 is ideal
Exposure to BMC monitoring tools
Exposure to TWS in an SAP environment
Our Digital Banking client is looking to hire an experienced Full Stack Developer to work on the ongoing greenfield development of a suite of applications and services within a new Digital team. The role will join a large scale technology transformation with the long term strategic goal of moving from the current state to offering cutting edge Digital solutions to customers.
The successful candidate will be responsible for proactively building relationships directly with customers, identifying development opportunities, and delivering full life cycle technical solutions across the Microsoft stack (C#, .Net, SQL, ReactJS, TDD) to enhance the Digital experience. There is a strong pipeline of work including building a new Digital FX invoicing and payments solution as well as a new sales tool and inventory application.
Technology is at the forefront of the organisational strategy and this also allows the opportunity to be using the latest tools. There is a strong Agile approach to development through the use of TDD and BDD concepts; as well as Continuous Delivery and a strong preference to move towards Event Driven Architectures. The environment is not architecture driven therefore offering a large amount of autonomy and freedom for developers to be creative and make a quantifiable difference across the organisation by introducing new technologies where appropriate.