My client, a market leading global life science organisation is looking to bring on strong talent in order to lead a team of consultants in order to help continue their success and ultimately drive the business forward. The Technology & Services group are seeking an experienced consulting professional to focus on driving our technology platforms and commercial application business. Candidates should demonstrate a strong track record of consulting implementation projects, an interest in health and life sciences, and are looking to take their career to the next level; developing new solutions and services, leading business development activity and delivering engagements to build lasting relationships across the industry. Our Engagement managers are central to managing and delivering consulting projects to our clients. They take accountability to ensure deliverables are of the utmost quality and that deadlines and budgets are met.
Knowledge and Experience
Do you want to be involved with implementing the latest technologies in exciting IT projects? Do you want to make a difference by assuring that ITS deploys quality products and solutions to our practitioners and clients? Do you have a passion for automation and performance testing? Then the role of Non-Functional Test Manager could be for you.
An award-winning retail/commercial bank is seeking an IT Test Services Manager to join their establishment. The bank prides itself on its customer service/satisfaction levels and is seeking an IT test service manager that believes this philosophy and strives to do great things.
As an IT Test Services Manager you will plan, organise and lead the provision of advice through management of key business services. You will manage a defined testing function with a team of testers (team size up to 20)
* Be the key contact and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders and programme leaders
* Responsible for planning, delivery, and governance of defined portfolio of test projects
* Determining the appropriate resource levels
* Co-ordinate and monitor the planning and management of the testing function
* Contribute to plans and budgets for the portfolio of test projects
* Maintain knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements
* Development of overall testing methodologies
* Quality assurance of the testing processes
Skills and Experience Required
* Proven experience of managing a significant operational Test function team
* Proven experience of leading significant cross-functional testing (and teams) of major programmes > £2m
* Good influencing skills, including strong presentation skills
* Strong interpersonal/relationship management skills with the ability to communicate well at senior levels, both written and oral
* Must have the ability to communicate IT concepts verbally and in writing to influence senior and non-specialist audiences
* Has an understanding of the overall development lifecycle
* Has experience of the full spectrum of functional and non-functional testing services on multiple applications and environments
* Experienced with testing complex, multi-platform, distributed applications
An immediate opportunity has arisen for a Business Test Manager to join our client; a leading Custody Bank based in the London, on a contract basis. The Business Test Manager will be working with internal and external stakeholders to identify business issues and priorities and relate these to test project delivery.
As a Project Manager, you will develop and maintain the strategic vision, lead and commission a series of strategic studies and route strategies, report on economic growth and spatial planning, sponsor major schemes and manage the organization's response to major UK infrastructure projects.
As a Project Manager you will be responsible for;
Experience and Knowledge required;
Java Developer required with some commercial exposure to Scala or at least who has undertaken self learning / Coursera and has a passion for Scala, is required to cross train into Scala to work on large scale backend ecommerce systems within Agile team for tech giant in West London.
Java Developer required with some commercial exposure to Scala or at least who has undertaken self learning/Coursera and has a passion for Scala, is required to cross train into Scala to work on large scale Back End E-commerce systems within Agile team for tech giant in West London.
Key skills for the Java/Scala Developer role would include:
The following would also be desirable:
Growing proprietary trading firm seeks an exceptionally talented C++ developer to join its small, close-knit team with the task of solving complex software development challenges related to latency, performance and optimization. The successful applicant will be required to work closely with a variety of trading teams in order to improve the efficiency of trading strategies and improve trading platforms utilizing low level technology.
The successful applicant can look to receive up to £150,000 depending on experience level
Skills, experience and qualifications required:
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.
One of the UK's leading technology consulting firm are seeking an experienced Systems Analyst to join their team in Bristol working on-site at a globally recognised organisation in the city. The company in question are running a number of major IT software development and wider technology programmes for this client and require forward thinking, IT focused Systems Analysts to join the team immediately.
Our client is looking for Systems Analyst's with a strong background gathering requirements and working on enterprise level engagements with blue chip organisations typically with a strong technology/software bias. Projects will typically be very large and complex and tend to be delivered in an agile fashion. You will have full end to end experience and an expert knowledge of the SDLC as well as understanding various delivery methods, particularly agile/iterative. Experience working for or in the retail, FS, oil & gas or related blue chip space would be beneficial.
In order to be considered for the Systems Analyst role you will have:
- 5+ Years Business/Systems Analysis experience working in large scale, enterprise environments
- Experience of working on complex, mission critical software/infrastructure based projects within blue chip organisations
- Strong understanding of the full SDLC & Agile delivery
- Experience with business process analysis and re-engineering using GAP analysis
- Strong knowledge of UML and process modelling
- Ideally experience working in the consultancy sector
- Strong experience dealing with tough business focused stakeholders
- Definition, support and execution of UAT
- First class communication and problem solving skills
As a Business Ananlyst you should be able to assess the impact of any business changes and their needs. You should be able to anaylse, document the requirements and communicate the same to the stakeholders who are responsible for the delivery and also support the delivery.
You will have to collabrate with many representatives from all the bussiness areas including software developers. You will also work closely with operational managers to understand and help develop their processes.
As a Business Analyst you will work strategically to identify challenges and opportunities for improvements to increase the capabilities of the relavant business areas. You will work closely with Senior Business Analysts, Solution Architects and key stakeholders to develop these into strategic business and system improvement plans.
Should be a good team player and be able to pull all the teams together to find the solutions supported by all the teams.
Should possess analytical skills, logical thinking and problem solving skills.
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.