Technology company offering a SaaS platform for the Insurance sector. The product offers B2C & B2B services via Web and Mobile and utilises Big Data.
Work with the business and contribute to Test strategy, create test plans and test scripts. Take ownership of the full test cycle. Use JIRA for uploading tests and defect tracking.
Skills and experience required:
Principle activities for the Tester shall include, but are not limited to:
IT Director with experience of managing enterprise level business applications and systems, in addition to infrastructure and services, is required by a leading international business whose UK operation is centred out of Brighton.
This role will see you reporting directly into the CTO and having overall responsibility for the Business Systems and applications in addition to the global infrastructure team. The emphasis will be on ensuring an high availability, high performing infrastructure service.
The key competencies you will need to have in order to be successful in this IT Director role include:
· Very strong technology leadership and understanding of international IT set ups, including Systems and Infrastructure
· Proven examples of making improvements and impacts on business systems and applications, such as CRM, ERP etc.
· Be an effective manager, leading a diverse team of technology professionals across the company
· Able to take ownership and execute IT strategies, having ownership of the IT roadmap and architecture
· Be highly focused on service delivery, with a proven ability to continually improve processes and procedures across the existing IT complex
· Work collaboratively with peers and stakeholders at all levels of the business, offering your guidance, experience and promoting ideas for improvement
This role oversees a complex IT set up which includes the in-house systems and infrastructure, along with integrated systems into their customer sites. This role would suit someone who has worked in a similar environment and is comfortable with both national and international travel where required.
In return you will be working with a truly fantastic, private entity who continue to expand and thrive in their market place. You will be working with a great group of individuals, taking on a position which offers some of the best work challenges in town.
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:
My client is looking for the next SDET to join a team of passionate cross role professionals
Your primary task will be fixing our inverted pyramid and ensuring TDD is central to the team's approach.
You will lead this within your team fully empowered to make the changes that are required.
We have automation working well in some teams and a great framework, your job is to lead by example within the remaining teams enabling automation to be brought up to par.
What you will bring
-Deep understanding of Web application architecture and crafting tests at different levels accordingly
-A proven track record of building a testable application over building complex automation solutions
-A proven track record of implementing TDD & other shift-left strategies as required.
-Relationships with business stakeholders to build the high value use cases into an effective test strategy
-Team ownership mentality around testing activities and the confidence to delegate
-Highly aware on clean code principles with a focus on readability, maintainability, and extensibility
-An enthusiasm toward self and team improvement through a fail fast mentality
-A willingness to pair program across various roles
-Testing with Jasmine and Mockito
-Understanding of Selenium
-Understanding of AWS, Jenkins and PFS
-Hands on experience with build and deploy scripts, Continuous Integration tools and Cloud environments
-Experience with cross/non-functional testing such as performance (JMeter, Gatling, etc) or security (ZAP, Burp Proxy, OWASP Dependency check, etc)
-Exposure to diagnosing code base health and applying metrics to improve coding practices
Java Software Developer X 4 - Manchester.
Our growing client based in Manchester is currently looking for 4 Java Software Developers. The company is divided into two distinct departments, Research and Development (R&D), and Consultancy and Support (C&S). Both R&D and C&S activities are based at our clients Manchester office. We are looking for 2 Java Developers to join the research and Development department responsible for the Development and maintenance of the client's product suite.
* To develop and maintain our client suite of software products.
* To help determine product functionality and have input into the product road map.
* To design and implement new product functionality.
* To maintain, refactor and improve existing functionality.
* To ensure that the product is tested to a satisfactory level.
* To work with partner companies to integrate our clients product with their products.
* To help with formal product validation (when required).
* To help with formal product documentation (when required).
* To help resolve customer issues and support calls (when required).
* Java (JSE and JEE), Tomcat, WebSphere, Web Services, AJAX (GWT), JPA, J/XFS.
If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to (see below)
Java Software Developer X 4 - Manchester.
Java (JSE and JEE), Tomcat, WebSphere, Web Services, AJAX (GWT), JPA, J/XFS.
Digital Project Manager required for a leading E-commerce solutions provider in Oxford.
The Digital Project Manager will provide E-commerce consulting services including business requirements analysis, scope of work, detailed specification and estimates.
As a Technical Business Analyst, you will be working on a very high profile cloud migration projects.
Technical Business Analyst - 6 months - Major Airline Company - ASAP Start - Luton*
Advantage Resourcing have a fantastic opportunity for a highly experienced Technical Business Analyst to work with our client, a major market-leading airline organization based in Luton.
This is an initial 6-month contract paying £400 - £500 per day.
This role is required to support a new commercial platform based around eCommerce (therefore the successful candidate will have retail/E-commerce experience). This is an exciting time to join this client as they are currently embarked upon some major ambitious transformational and innovative programmes. For their customers, the goal of the programme is to drive a more inspirational and personalised experience across all of their channels, making it as easy and intuitive as possible for customers to meet their travel needs through the platform. The programme will replace many of their current, ageing, custom built, Legacy commercial systems
The role will suit a proactive individual with demonstrated experience in Business Analysis with a focus on data analysis.
*Ensure that the full impact of business change on integration and Dependent processes and systems is understood by carrying out structured analysis where necessary (eg documenting current and future business processes, data flow diagrams, data models, use cases, user stories, process flows, etc.)
*As required elicit the business requirements using appropriate techniques (interviews, analysis of current systems, workshops etc.)
*Understand the technical design of the 'Abstraction Layer' and ensure that the data transformation is consistent with this
*Using tools available understand the relationships between the various databases and maintaining documentation that explains the impact the transformed data has on these databases
*Creation of technical user stories that will document the transformation of data between systems in a microservice environment
*Deliver the technical user stories by planning and driving them through during the different phases of the project
*Proven and demonstrable experience of working as a Business Analyst with a strong technical focus to the role
*Proven experience of data migration projects
*Experience of working in a data transformation environment
*Demonstrable experience of creating technical user stories which focus on data and data manipulation
*Knowledge of analysis techniques
*Experience of creating and running SQL queries
*Experience working in different delivery models eg SCRUM, Agile, Waterfall, and Enterprise Agile.
*Software delivery life cycle as a Business Analyst: requirement capture, scope and change management, development support, UAT, Project early life support and benefits realization.
*Documenting current and future business processes, data flow diagrams, data models and use cases.
*Managing user acceptance testing
*Prototyping solutions using appropriate tools
*Project planning (identifying who needs to be involved, taking into account the availability of others, dependencies between tasks etc.)
*Happy working in a role that is system and not business focussed
*The ability to build close working relationships with internal teams and external software delivery partners
*The ability to communicate well on both a business and technical level, to all levels of the organisation
*Knowledge of airline systems, terminology and challenges
*Retail eCommerce experience
*Synchronisation and data sharing experience
*Documentation via Jira and Confluence
Submit your CV now to be considered for this fantastic contract opportunity. Matthew Jones is the consultant managing this assignment. Due to the high volume of applications received, feedback can not always be given. The best way to apply for this role is through the link on the job board as opposed to calling. Occasionally adverts may remain on job boards despite the deadline passing as some of our clients can close the job on the central portal without any prior given notice.
Our Tier 1 client possesses a universally recognised testing practice and is currently expanding their capabilities due to ongoing positive performance. In order to sustain this exciting growth, they require Senior Manager - Test (Software Testing, Capital Markets, Financial Services, Business Development, Test Strategy) to come on board and deliver elite level testing services to an array of tier 1 clients within the Financial Sector whilst contributing to the overall direction of the practice.
Senior Manager - Test (Software Testing, Capital Markets, Financial Services, Business Development, Test Strategy)
Individuals who will be successful in this challenging, success driven environment will have come from a Head of Test/QA Manager (or similar) background with proven success in consultancy. Taking charge of some of the most promising talent in the country, as a Senior Manager - Test (Software Testing, Capital Markets, Financial Services, Business Development, Test Strategy) you will advise clients of issue identification and recommended direction, as well as outlining the most suitable strategy to ensure clients remain at the pinnacle of their market, whilst steering your accomplished team throughout the process to ensure client specification is not just met, but exceeded.
Aside from testing responsibilities, you will also contribute significantly to the direction and success of the company through business development. Creating business proposals and executing successful bids, you will continue to grow the client base of this already established testing practice ensuring their position within the testing space continuously enhances.
This position encompasses more than purely testing, but instead an individual who can combine business acumen and technical knowledge to deliver solutions that sit head and shoulders above any competitors.
In order to assist this continuous expansion, we are requiring individuals with the following requirements
Job Description :
The DPS Specialist, will lead a cross-functional team delivering a Dynamic Purchasing System for the procurement of Monitoring Service Providers. They will report into and work closely with the project manager and internal stakeholders to ensure that the system is developed in line with the process and compliant with strict guidelines.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
* Technical management of the Implementation of the Dynamic Purchasing System.
* Working closely with the business to identify, document and implement process (including change) into the new system
* Liaise with external stakeholder (DPS Supplier) to build DPS as per Innovate UK requirements, whilst ensure compliant and governed release
* Work with UAT test manager to ensure all stakeholders are satisfied and confident that the DPS is fit for purpose
* Share best practice and knowledge with Staff as well as providing training on the use of a Dynamic Purchasing System
* Provide regular updates to Project Manager on the status of the DPS
* This dynamic individual will be experienced with Dynamic Purchasing Systems, used to working without close direction and able to manage multiple streams of work
* They will have experience in setting up a DPS from first principles
* They will be knowledgeable in the legal obligations surrounding the use of DPS
* They will be highly flexible, capable of identifying the right approach to the challenge in hand and translating that approach into effective delivery
Senior SAP BPC Consultant - Leading consultancy with excellent projects and training!
Leading UK SAP Consultancy with a sound reputation in SAP BPC is currently recruiting for BPC Professionals at all levels (Consultant/Senior/Principal) to join their team. This recruitment drive has been brought about due to an excellent pipeline of SAP BPC projects.
The successful candidate will work on the full scope of SAP BPC projects within the UK and also have the chance to learn other SAP skills like SAP HANA, SAP BW/SAP BI and SAP Business Objects should you be keen to do so.
The business prides itself on a hugely enjoyable working environment. It is extremely friendly and very collaborative. Although travel is required, like all consultancies roles, the balance they can offer is one of the best in the industry.
You will work closely with blue chip clients in the UK to understand, document, design & deliver high profile SAP BPC projects. The job will also incorporate other consultancy style duties such as proposals, POC's, technical pre-sales as well as high level strategy, architecture and capability growth developments.
- British, EU Passport or ILR in order to gain security clearance (preferred).
- Deep technical knowledge of all areas of SAP.
- At least 2 full life cycle projects in SAP BPC (Netweaver).
- Sound functional knowledge across budgeting, forecasting and financial consolidation.
- Previous consultancy experience.
- High level communication & client facing skills.
- An accountancy qualification would be a huge advantage.