Ruby on Rails RoR Developer: Min. 2 years' exp., Max £50K - Conservation/Environmental - Cambridge
Ruby on Rails Web Developer and future Team Leader required for Ecology & Conservation, Cambridge base, worldwide remit.
Maximum £50,000 plus bonus, benefits and superb pension (12% non-contributory!)
This organisation makes web and mobile applications to save the planet, literally!
They are the world-leader in supplying environmental, ecological and conservationist information to governments and large corporations worldwide to enable them to make decisions that improve the environment rather than harm it.
Their products are used around the world by Governments, the UN, international foundations and wildlife conservation organisations to track the trade in endangered species, catalogue the worlds protected areas and help end the illegal trade in wild animals.
They now need an experienced Ruby on Rails developer of the calibre to move up to a team leader role in the near future.
The essential attributes required for this role is as follows:
A minimum of 2 years of commercial experience architecting and developing web applications in Ruby on Rails
Previous experience in leading teams through a development project (preferably in an Agile environment)
Demonstrable experience of working with Postgresql
Experience in deploying applications
A lively github/bitbucket account!
Please note the above attributes are essential - you require all of the above to be eligible for this role.
Do you have any Open Source stuff they can look at? Code repositories, blogs?
This is a senior developer role within an existing, established team that includes more junior developers, hence their needing someone of the calibre to move up to a team leader role in the near future.
The IT. team here is, quite genuinely, building software which is trying to save the environment. Your objective in this job is as high-level as that: You are required to build software that makes it easier for governments to decide on improving their environment rather than making it worse.
The next step career-wise from this position is to move up to a technical lead role for the team. You would be taking the skills you will have developed in this role across a range of technologies, being in involved in the architecture, development and deployment of applications, and applying them across the team and coaching others to help the team grow and perform at increasingly higher levels.
If you not only want to work with the latest technologies, but want to feel good and know that your code will help to make a difference to nature and the environment, this is your chance!
This is a place that is only suitable for those that are motivated by wanting to do important work, work that's likely to have a real impact on the world, as opposed to just wanting a high pay cheque at the end of the month. Could that be you? If so, read on!
The software and the tools they use are at the cutting edge of new technology. You won't be stagnating in Legacy systems. Additionally, the team works together in interesting locations abroad three or four times a year.
The hiring manager here opined as follows:
Almost all the jobs that are available to programmers are either a combination of improving internal systems within companies, or building pieces of software which most people won't use. We build software which everyone can see and we're trying to build software which fundamentally changes the way human society behaves, the way the planet is run. There are not many other jobs in software development where the goal is that high and the challenges are that big.
Yes, you could earn more money maybe refining an algorithm in a bank, but here you have the personal satisfaction of being able to build pieces of software that fundamentally change society.
Due to the nature of the role and the time scale and requirements issued by the client, candidates have been advised to hold current government clearance to SC level for this role.
Please see full details as per the below, provided by the client for your consideration:
The Global Connectivity Service team has a portfolio of Non-Standard Service Requests (NSSRs) which are effectively small, short term, fixed price projects that provide a reliable and expanding revenue stream for the Global Connectivity account. There are currently over 200 requests on the team task list that need to be delivered and it is expected that a further 60 requests shall be received each month.
This role is required to support the production of Impact Assessments, the production of network designs/network configurations and providing technical guidance to implementation engineers.
Desirable Skills Required:
Key Performance Indicators:
Mandatory Skills Required:
We are looking for an outstanding Java Developer to develop/design software projects that contribute to solving political / financial crimes. As the Java Developer you'll be joining our tech hub in Central London, re-engineering a world-class product whilst migrating it to the cloud.
Java Developer with a minimum of 3 years' Java experience is needed for our client, a fast-growing online financial assistant for businesses, to be based in Central London.
They develop next generation technologies designed to change the way the world interacts with business data with their long term mission to connect SMEs to capital markets with the blockchain.
As a core part of the team, you will need to be versatile and eager to tackle new problems, and to define new boundaries for data analytics.
Type: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 per annum
Benefits: Share options, flexible working hours, free beer
SAS, UNIX, SQL, Maestro (TWS), Berlin Scheduler
SAS, UNIX, SQL
Analytical skills, decision making, forward thinking
Working knowledge of Live Service Systems and applications
Experience of EARS (Remedy)
Experience of Maestro Scheduler and Berlin Scheduler.
Day to Day Task
Responsible for supporting the application aspects of multiple live services
Management of live incidents
Investigation of incidents and provision of resolutions. Interaction/interface with Solutions Delivery (project handover, Clone testing, etc.)
Involvement in live incidents escalated via other support teams. Co-ordination with New Projects to gain an understanding of Live Support Requirements
Provision of Out Of Hours (On Call) cover on a rota basis
Collection of adhoc statistics
Housekeeping on Live Services and Databases
Creation & maintenance of support documentation (LSMs, etc.)
Attend Live support and customer meetings
Enhancement suggestions through Change Proposals/CIPs and Trouble Tickets
Technical Advice/Support to other areas inc. the customer
Prior Migration Knowledge (Currently migrating from SAS 9.1.3 to SAS 9.4).
Involved in the development of new products.
Client Facing, Good Negotiation skills, well organized and proactive, Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, with a positive 'can do'attitude.
Mentoring & Coaching Junior members of the team.
Base location is Newcastle but may have to travel to London and Telford for meetings.
· Provide assistance to end users on complex topics
· Provide highly responsive IT support in the trading teams in the Front Office
· Ensure rapid response to user technical and functional issues for a wide range of trading applications.
Expected experience and knowledge:
· Strong understanding of financial markets, specifically FX Derivatives and FX Cash.
· Strong FX derivatives product knowledge (vanilla and exotic options), including valuation and sensitivities.
· Strong understanding in Front Office and Risk management.
· Expert in Murex Front Office and Risk modules on MxG2000 v2.11 (Pricing, simulation, Market Data, VaR, PL VAR, standard reports).
· Understanding of MxML worflows to provide assistance to Middle Office users
· Good communication, interpersonal skills.
· Strong stakeholder management skills (contact with traders, Risk managers).
· Used to work on the ground, with no documentation. Frequent escalations to manage.
· Provide assistance to end users on complex topics.
· Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
· Fluent in English.
Day to Day Task
Microsoft stack including Win7 and 10, EMS Suite, Azure, O365Information security knowledge and awareness
High Level Enterprise IT Architecture, IT Strategy, IT Infrastructure, Cloud Technology, Cyber Security
Enterprise Architect - Legal - London, City - Permanent - £80,000 - £100,000 + bonus and benefits
A key role has opened at an international law firm for an Enterprise Architect with in depth experience producing high level architectural requirements and IT Strategy.
The Enterprise Architect will be responsible for the overall development and design of the Enterprise Architecture function and the development of associated EA strategies.
As an Enterprise Architect, you will define and champion the EA process and lead the effective integration of this process into other IT related processes by taking ownership of the roadmap within this area.
The successful Enterprise Architect must have experience producing high level architectural requirements, and have a broad technical knowledge of Enterprise IT architecture including cloud technology.
The team provide regulatory compliance advisory service to the Front Office which is FICC orientated, largely around Fixed Income asset classes. You'll work closely with the Global Head of Advisory and UK Head of Advisory and will sit in the dealing room with the Front Office, providing continuous guidance to make sure people are compliant in their trading activity.
You'll have the opportunity to gain exposure to multiple asset classes and to sit in the Front Office of one of Europe's largest investment banks. They are also building teams from scratch in New York and Singapore which you have the opportunity to become involved in and possibly head up if you'd like to.
The position pays £100,000 - £120,000 + bonus + benefits.
· Compliance advisory in the Front Office
· Strong involvement in recent regulations such as EMIR, Dodd Frank, MiFID II and MAR
· Strong Fixed Income or FX knowledge and experience
We are working this vacancy exclusively for the time being, so for a limited time only there is much less competition. Therefore, please apply ASAP if you'd like to discuss.