Project Manager/Business Analyst/Consultant/Taskforce Management/Retail
£35,000 - £45,000
My client is a global Retail Solutions provider who is looking for a Functional Consultant to join their rapidly expanding team. You'll be responsible for the end to end delivery of retail solutions, particularly taskforce management solutions, into a range of clients. You'll be responsible for customer engagement through to delivery and aftercare.
You will have previous experience working in the retail sector either in a head office, store or field based role. You must have experience working with a Task Management solution. You will have outstanding stakeholder management and business engagement skills.
To be considered for this role, you will offer the following:
The objective of the role will be to work within the testing team, supporting the BAT Test Programme Manager to deliver reliable, innovative and effective testing activities to ensure the business needs on time, budget and quality are met across the Transformation and Small Change portfolios.
What is the purpose of this role?
This water Utilities Company based in the Thames Valley is looking for a test manager whose duties are on the coordination of all testing activities during every stage of the test process on the MDMS (Meter Data Management System) Programme, as well as coordination with the alliance partner Test Manager. Authoritative guidance and advice to the test team is an important aspect of the job, as is advising on the practicality of the project.
What makes this role unique?
This role will deliver the test strategy and test management of a team of IS test team leads (x4) and 20 test agents. The role will also set up standardised testing for this water utilities company
What will this role involve?
Conducting test performance reviews
Maintaining and improving testing roles
Facilitating development of test scripts
Evaluating training and development needs of testers
Managing tests from end to end
Developing testing strategies and gaining approval from the Test Assurance Team within the TTA.
Setting up test schedules
Documenting tests findings and completion report into CAB
Supervising test teams
What skills are we looking for?
QA and Testing
Meeting project deadlines and adhering to the Project Delivery Framework
Coordinating people and teams
Negotiating and networking
Communicating in both a written and verbal form
Being dynamic and self-motivated
Being persistent and resilient
Achieving set objectives
Working in a diverse environment
Experience of Energy IP and Azure Platform
Ability to manage post go-live tickets
Experience on complex interface architecture testing
Meter data management experience
Flexibility to travel to Reading, Swindon and Langley
Data Migration Management
Experience with Sales Force, Mainframe and Interface Systems.
Immediate 2 months initial and extendable assignment for two Network Security Engineers (Juniper & Palo Alto) to work for a Global IT Service Provider onsite in the area of Bristol.
Key experience & skills required:
Experience of deploying and troubleshooting complex BGP/MPLS topologies utilising multiple ASs, VRFs, and resilient inter-AS paths. Within this topology the candidate should be able to identify and articulate a mechanism to manipulate routing to prevent asymmetric routing between ASs, while maintaining the benefits of a dynamic routing protocol.
Experience of deploying and troubleshooting complex multicast domains utilizing multiple PIM domains, connected together using MSDP. The candidate should be able to utilize his experience to enhance the current low-level designs, where appropriate.
Experience of deploying and troubleshooting QOS models across multiple LAN platforms. Good knowledge of DSCP, COS, Classification & Marking, Congestion management (LLQ etc..), congestion avoidance (WRED etc..).
Experience of deploying and troubleshooting Cisco ASA Firewalls in multi-context mode, and cluster mode. The candidate should be able to articulate how the cluster operates, how the traffic flows through the cluster, and how to troubleshoot this deployment model.
Experience of deploying and troubleshooting Palo Alto Firewalls, including the implementation of virtual systems in a HA Active/Passive configuration. The candidate should be able to identify the appropriate topology to enable the protection of layer 2 network segments through the Palo Alto.
Experience of deploying and troubleshooting the Palo Alto Panorama centralised management server, with the ability to identify and document the capabilities of the platform in a multi-tenanted environment. Deploying and troubleshooting Cisco Prime will be an added benefit.