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Oracle PL/SQL Data Engineer - 100% remote

13 days ago
RemoteGeorgia IT Inc.
Title: Oracle PL/SQL Data Engineer
Location: 100% remote
Duration: Contract

US Citizen/ Green Card/ H4-EAD only No Third-party agencies corp to corp.

Required
  • Minimum of 6 years' experience developing for Postgres and Oracle databases
  • Strong foundation in database concepts such as tuning, sharding, replication, high availability is a plus
  • Proficient with Linux and shell scripting language (Python, Perl, is a plus)
  • Strong working knowledge of at least one replication technology (Golden Gate, master-slave, Physical Standby) is a plus
  • Strong troubleshooting and monitoring skills.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience related to mission-critical backup and recovery is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • The solid initiative, as well as strong team skills and qualities
  • Proficient with database upgrades, patches and capacity planning is a plus
  • BA/BS: IS, CIS, CS, related technical degree; or equivalent applicable industry experience
 
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AWS Python Developer | Remote

6 days ago
£450 - £475/dayRemoteOutside IR35ApplyGateway Premium
AWS Python Developer | Remote | Elasticsearch | Consulting

I am currently looking for Python Developer on a 3-month remote contract to start ASAP.

You will be implementing and designing low latency, high availability applications. Coupled with this, you will be working with customers to understand their specific needs and develop an appropriate plan to implement the security and data protection solutions accordingly.

You will be engaging with external and internal stakeholders including management of various departments so much possess good written and verbal communication skills.

Essential Skills / Experience

Expert Python experience
Experience with Elasticsearch
In-depth knowledge of security architecture and tool integrations
Terraform
AWS
SC Cleared or SC eligible This is an incredibly urgent role and we are not able to consider anyone with a notice period greater than 1 week.

The role will be OUTSIDE IR35 and paying £450 - £475 with remote interviews taking place immediately
Role: AWS Python Developer | Remote
Job Type: Contract
Location: , ,

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Retail Software Administrator

7 days ago
RemoteDISYS
This is a contract to hire position with a client located in Meridian, ID. The initial contract term is 6 months. All candidates must be local to the Boise area. The role will be a mix of on-site and remote work.

Summary:
Supports our vision by ensuring the viability and sustainability of the Retail systems environment with a focus on functionality, high availability, security, resource availability and optimization. Performs as a technological knowledge leader within the Retail systems team to confirm that standards and policies are implemented and adopted within the team functions. This job leads the ongoing implementation and maintenance of the POS multi-tiered, multi-platform application and integration architecture.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of Point of sale systems and architecture.
  • Knowledge of POS hardware and integration points between hardware and POS software.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft products, including Windows Server 2003 – 2016, Windows XP - 10, core Windows Server Applications, Active Directory, Group Policy.
  • Knowledge of developing and implementing process automation using scripting languages, and software packaging techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS SQL 2008R2, MS SQL 2012, MS SQL 2016.
  • Ability to write SQL queries and advance SQL queries.
  • Exposure to C# and reading C# code.
  • PowerShell scripting capabilities.
  • Working knowledge of MS SQL SSRS.
  • Basic understanding of XML and how to read XML.
  • Working knowledge of virtualization.
  • Working knowledge of server hardware including blade infrastructure.
  • Working knowledge of systems management systems like Microsoft SCCM.
  • Demonstrated skills in technical documentation
  • Demonstrated analytical, deductive reasoning and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to interact with personnel on all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of the team.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to research future hardware/software technologies.
  • Essential Job Functions:

  • Configures Retail systems environment by working with business partners and stakeholders to match business needs.
  • Provide foundational support and oversight of daily analysis and monitoring of client/server applications in the Retail Systems environment for any performance, availability and/or security issues.
  • Regular review and oversight of Retail Systems availability.
  • Regular review of Retail Systems performance, and stability. Determine corrective actions via tuning existing systems or R&D a sustainable solution.
  • Regular review of Retail Systems teams policies and procedures. Adjust policies and procedures as needed. Provide guidance to the Retail Systems team regarding adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Provides proactive design and architectural changes for the Retail Systems environment to mitigate potential future performance and capacity concerns.
  • Provides Tier 3 support for all Retail Systems
  • Maintains detailed documentation of all job functions for use as reference material.
  • Provides documentation and input into knowledge base articles for helpdesk and team associates.
  • Maintains the company-wide help desk database for all reported and assigned incidents with stated problems, status and resolutions.
  • Informs management about system problems that are considered out of the ordinary.
  • Required Skills and Education:

  • 5-7 years performing Systems administration in a Retail environment.
  • 5-7 years performing POS Systems support including but not limited to database queries, and configuration changes to POS application.
  • With either

  • Microsoft Certification(s)—current
  • Or

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or combination of education and work experience.
  • Sr. Backend Developer (REMOTE)

    9 days ago
    RemoteiSpace Inc.
    Sr. Backend Developer
    Location: Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
    Duration: 6 Months Contract

    REMOTE Work

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Build backend services using Typescript on Node.js, NestJS, Postgres, Docker and Kubernetes
    • Write comprehensive unit and integration tests for your production code
    • Collaborate with Onshore Product, UX, Azure cloud teams and offshore developers
    • Drive quality by writing effective unit, integration and functional tests for high availability systems and libraries.
    • Effectively collaborate with Product, QA, UX, Client Success, and other internal groups (both technical and non-technical).

    REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
    • 3+ years designing and implementing backend services/REST APIs using NodeJS in a professional environment
    • 1+ years of Nestjs experience
    • Strong JavaScript and Typescript skills
    • Proficiency in PostgreSQL
    • Experience with Azure Azure API Gateway, Active Directory, Azure PostgreSQL, Azure App Service
    • Experience with Microservices and Docker

    BONUS
    • Experience with front end framework, React
    • Experience with Kubernetes

    Mid SQL Server Database Administrator

    5 days ago
    RemoteXTIVIA, Inc.
    <> Job Description

    You will be joining our SQL Server Database support team in the role of a Senior SQL Server Database Administrator where you will be an integral member of a dynamic team providing database support for XTIVIA customers and their mission-critical/production database systems. The SQL Server Support team provides expert-level customer service and support for all versions of SQL Server and their associated applications. In this role, you are expected to have expert level knowledge of SQL Server and the best business practices associated with Installation, Configuration, Operation, and Security.

    We operate in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, you will support multiple clients and each one will have unique needs and requirements. Customer service is a key part of this position as you will directly interact with the customers and often work on live screen share sessions in order to provide them support.

    As a remote position, the ideal candidate will be able to manage their time effectively, be proactive, and engage regularly with the team throughout each day. Must be willing to learn and teach as we help to grow the skills of our junior team members.

    This is not a contract. It is a full-time salaried position. - I am unable to sponsor or transfer Visas REMOTE - This position will continue to be remote after COVID although you must still reside within the USA. When safe there could be occasional travel. Candidates must be able to pass a 10-year background check.

    Please note: Due to federal security clearance requirements, the applicant must be a United States Citizen

    REQUIRED:

    DBA Experienced with:

  • SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016,2017 DBA experience (Sr. level)
  • Must communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and written
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and research complex technical issues.
  • Installation, Upgrades, and Patching of SQL Server
  • Experience with deployment and development of SSIS Packages
  • T-SQL - MUST be able to write transact SQL and have a deep understanding of syntax and objects such as stored procedures, triggers, views, constraints, and functions. We will ask for a live demonstration as part of the interview process.
  • Query Performance Tuning is absolutely essential to this position and will need to be able to refactor queries for the best performance.
  • Backups and Restores - Must have a deep understanding of Backups and Restores in SQL Server
  • Always On, High Availability, SQL Failover Clusters, Windows Failover Clustering, and Disaster Recovery
  • Be On-Call as part of an On-call rotation all team members participate in.
  • Occasional After Hours support
  • DESIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or another related field
  • Minimum of 5 YRS experience as a production support DBA
  • Microsoft Certifications are a big plus
  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services a plus
  • Technical support or call center support experience a plus
  • Advanced Database tuning expertise a plus
  • Design and Migration Support experience a plus
  • Professional Consulting Experience a plus
  • AWS consultant / technical PM

    14 days ago
    €450 - €600/dayRemoteJefferson Frank

    I am working with a Dublin based business whoa re embarking on a critical AWS migration project.

    My client has a client server architecture with Android and iOS apps at the front end. The business communicates with a Django back end, which runs on Heroku. This initial project is to move off this platform and onto AWS.

    This role is for an AWS Technical Project Manager/consultant who can lead the migration. The experience/knowledge required include (but are not limited to):

    • AWS high availability and performance architecture and operations
    • Managed at least one successful migration project into AWS
    • Ubuntu
    • Gunicorn + Ngnix
    • PostgresSql
    • Docker
    • RESTful web services
    • Project planning and management in an agile environment
    • Python/Django

    The role will require an understanding of the current architecture as well as ability in designing, building and migrating to a new infrastructure.

    This role is likely to be a remote working but successful candidates must be based in Ireland!

    Apply with your CV now for initial discussions about this exciting project.

    AWS technical PM/engineer

    19 days ago
    €350 - €450/dayRemoteJefferson Frank

    I am working with a Dublin based business whoa re embarking on a critical AWS migration project.

    My client has a client server architecture with Android and iOS apps at the front end. The business communicates with a Django back end, which runs on Heroku. This initial project is to move off this platform and onto AWS.

    This role is for a Technical Project Manager who can lead the migration. The experience/knowledge required include (but are not limited to):

    • AWS high availability and performance architecture and operations
    • Managed at least one successful migration project into AWS
    • Ubuntu
    • Gunicorn + Ngnix
    • PostgresSql
    • Docker
    • RESTful web services
    • Project planning and management in an agile environment
    • Python/Django

    The role will require an understanding of the current architecture as well as ability in designing, building and migrating to a new infrastructure.

    This role is likely to be a remote working role but may require some on site visits to Dublin within Covid guidelines.

    Apply with your CV now for initial discussions about this exciting project.

    Senior Database Engineer (SQL Server and MySQL) - Contractor

    1 month ago
    RemoteShutterfly
    At Shutterfly, we’re all about people — bringing them together, making them feel welcome, and connecting them to experiences. We make our customers’ memories last a lifetime by capturing, preserving, and sharing them through photography and personalized products. Through our family of brands, trend setting products, cutting edge technology, and best in class customer service, we help our customers, and each other, share life’s joy.

    Seeking a senior level MSSQL Server and MySQL DBA/DBE to join a dynamic team supporting a range of mission-critical applications across many business units. The position will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and performance of critical MySQL and SQL Server systems, to ensure the availability, security, and consistent performance of our enterprise applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring deep technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills, requiring the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a variety of engineering teams.

    While the core team in mainly based in Tempe, AZ, this position can be fully remote and might possibly be offshore; however, the standard working hours will be the US Mountain/Pacific time zone, with rotating 24/7 on call.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage MySQL and SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems, on bare metal (Linux), VMware servers and Cloud environments (AWS preferred)
    • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
    • Troubleshoot and maintain automated regular processes, track issues, and document changes and/or issues for incident escalations
    • Plan, test, and execute DDL/DML and security changes to MS SQL and MySQL servers in both pre-production and production environments, following formal change control process
    • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
    • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
    • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
    • Provide SME in the architectural/design process with engineering teams
    • Identify and implement opportunities for automation
    • Produce performance reports reflecting key metrics and indicators
    • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.


    Skills and Qualifications

    • 10+ years MS SQL Server and MySQL Administration experience required in a high capacity 24/7 production environment
    • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools in addition to 3rd Party solutions such as SQL Sentry One, Redgate, and Percona Toolkit for MySQL
    • Experience with backups, restores and recovery techniques
    • Experience working in AWS environments
    • Familiarity with fundamental security concepts and controls
    • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server such as Always On
    • MySQL Replication techniques including GTID, master failovers, automated failover, ProxySQL etc.
    • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
    • Experience working with SOX/SOC2 PCI or medical/health care a plus
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, providing high quality structured documentation and diagramming.
    • Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality
    • Ability to organize and plan work independently
    • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
    • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams, dealing with ambiguity as needed
    • MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP certifications are a plus, but some demonstrated knowledge is acceptable for this level.

    Junior MSSQL Database Administrator

    7 days ago
    RemoteDISYS

    This is a contract to hire position with a client located in Meridian, ID. The initial contract term is 6 months.

    ***All candidates must be local to the Boise area. The role will be a mix of on-site and remote work.

    Summary:

    This role supports our vision by installing, analyzing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Microsoft SQL instances and database operations across the enterprise in order to maintain secure, stable, and available SQL communications for end users, internal customers, and public facing services.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience installing and administering Microsoft SQL Server 2005 through 2016 in both physical and virtual environments
  • Extensive experience developing T-SQL scripts in order to manipulating database objects
  • Extensive experience with database planning, design, configuration, maintenance, and performance tuning
  • Extensive Experience implementing database replication, database mirroring, and log shipping
  • Extensive Experience implementing SQL failover clustering, and always-on availability groups
  • Extensive Experience implementing SQL backup methodologies, and disaster recovery
  • Working knowledge of table partitioning and SSIS package development for BI integration
  • Working Knowledge of maintenance and monitoring tools for both Windows servers and SQL instances
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Best Practices for SQL Server Configuration.
  • Demonstrated skills in technical documentation
  • Demonstrated analytical, deductive reasoning and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Ability to interact with personnel on all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of the team
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Ability to be detailed-oriented
  • Ability to research future hardware/software technologies
  • Essential Job Functions:

  • On-demand installation and configuration of SQL server instances using best practices
  • Analysis of all SQL instances and databases for performance tuning and optimization
  • Administration of all SQL database backups, maintenance schedules, and other data protection services
  • Administration of policies, standards, procedures and guidelines necessary to effectively maintain the database environment
  • Design and implement high availability SQL solutions using log shipping, database mirroring, replication, and always-on availability groups and SQL Failover clustering
  • Regular review of business requirements to develop and mature the enterprise data architecture strategy
  • Partner with IT teams to provide design recommendations based on long-term strategic goals
  • Document and maintain database system specifications, diagrams and connectivity charts
  • Leverage Change Control processes for all SQL Server changes made in the Production environment
  • Valuable Additional Experience:

  • Working knowledge SQL Sentry
  • Working knowledge SQL server administration in the Azure Platform
  • Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • 1-3 years performing Microsoft SQL server management in a medium size business network-environment
  • with either:
  • Current MS SQL Certification(s)
  • Or

  • College degree in related technical field
  • Or

  • Equivalent work experience
  • DevOps Engineer

    7 days ago
    £480 - £500/dayRemoteOutside IR35ApplyGateway Premium
    DevOps Engineer - £480-£500 3-6 month contract - Outside IR35 - Azure, Powershell, CI/CD

    I have just had a DevOps Engineer contract position come across my desk looking for someone who has Azure, Powershell, CI/CD. This is a 3-6 month contract and will most likely last 1 year. This a fully remote position.

    DevOps:

    - Strong understanding and working knowledge of Azure IaaS + FaaS + PaaS (VM’s, Azure Functions, App Services, Redis, etc).
    - Knowledge of Cloud networking and security.
    - Experience writing and deploying IaC using Ansible or Terraform.
    - Experience in setting up and configuration of CI/CD pipeline products such as Azure Devops, TeamCity and Octopus.
    - Strong scripting skills. Preferably Powershell and/or Bash.
    - Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.

    SRE:

    - Industry experience using logging and application performance monitoring tools such as New Relic.
    - Exposure to load testing practises and capacity planning.
    - Communication skills for managing and escalating issues to 3rd parties.
    - If you have an understanding of high availability and disaster recovery strategies, that would also be a plus, as would; familiarity with Atlassian products, C# and .Net Core.

    If this DevOps Engineer role is of interest, Please apply
    Role: DevOps Engineer
    Job Type: Contract
    Location: , ,

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    DevOps Engineer

    7 days ago
    £480 - £500/dayGreat rateRemoteOutside IR35Lynx Recruitment Ltd

    DevOps Engineer - £480-£500 3-6 month contract - Outside IR35 - Azure, Powershell, CI/CD

    I have just had a DevOps Engineer contract position come across my desk looking for someone who has Azure, Powershell, CI/CD. This is a 3-6 month contract and will most likely last 1 year. This a fully remote position.

    DevOps:

    - Strong understanding and working knowledge of Azure IaaS + FaaS + PaaS (VM’s, Azure Functions, App Services, Redis, etc).
    - Knowledge of Cloud networking and security.
    - Experience writing and deploying IaC using Ansible or Terraform.
    - Experience in setting up and configuration of CI/CD pipeline products such as Azure Devops, TeamCity and Octopus.
    - Strong scripting skills. Preferably Powershell and/or Bash.
    - Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.

    SRE:

    - Industry experience using logging and application performance monitoring tools such as New Relic.
    - Exposure to load testing practises and capacity planning.
    - Communication skills for managing and escalating issues to 3rd parties.
    - If you have an understanding of high availability and disaster recovery strategies, that would also be a plus, as would; familiarity with Atlassian products, C# and .Net Core.

    If this DevOps Engineer role is of interest, Please apply!

    Contract DevOps (Azure)

    1 day ago
    £520 - £640/day (wellpaid.io estimate)RemoteSpectrum IT Recruitment

    Contract Developer DevOps (Developer Experience Engineer / Site Reliability Engineer)

    3 Month Contract

    (Remote Working)

    Technologies

    Azure; JMeter; Ansible; Terraform; C#; asp.net; Web APIs; Continuous-Integration

    Job description

    Spectrum IT's Southampton Client are seeking an experienced Contract Engineer to join their DevEx/SRE team for a three month contract. In this role you will assist with a project rolling out replacement infrastructure (now under IaC) and load testing using JMeter in anticipation of their busy January business period.

    Candidates for this role will have a strong interest in cloud computing and collaboration for our small and growing Developer Experience and System Reliability teams.

    The Role:

    Under the role of Developer Experience Engineer (Dev/Ex), you will be responsible for creating, maintaining and improving the tools and automated systems that the client's IT teams rely on. This is inline with he current process of migrating the Azure infrastructure to a full IaC (Infrastructure as Code) solution based around Ansible and Terraform. IaC is being integrated as an integral part of our CI/CD pipeline.

    As part of a team that supports the Azure infrastructure and CI/CD tools; you will have a crucial role ensuring the stability and performance by gathering, analysing and acting on the metric data collected. Communication and collaboration with other teams is essential, the ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable communicating with developers and stakeholders alike.

    A key area for this role will involve promoting a DevOps culture in the department by working with colleagues as part of the DevOps Chapter. From this you will be improving the Azure estate by recognising potential improvements to functionality and security.

    In regards to SRE, you will have responsibilities of a System Reliability Engineer. You will be using monitoring and logging platforms for alerting and to provide insight into any potential issues. When issues arise you will be responsible for triaging and assigning them to the appropriate team. To further increase stability and performance you will be defining and operating our load testing strategy.

    Skill / Experience Required:

    Devex:

  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of Azure IaaS + FaaS + PaaS (VM's, Azure Functions, App Services, Redis, etc).
  • Knowledge of Cloud networking and security.
  • Experience writing and deploying IaC using Ansible or Terraform.
  • Experience in setting up and configuration of CI/CD pipeline products such as Azure Devops, TeamCity and Octopus.
  • Strong scripting skills. Preferably Powershell and/or Bash.
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • SRE:

  • Industry experience using logging and application performance monitoring tools such as New Relic.
  • Exposure to load testing practises and capacity planning.
  • Communication skills for managing and escalating issues to 3rd parties.
  • An understanding of high availability and disaster recovery strategies would be beneficial, as would a familiarity with Atlassian products, C# and .Net Core.

    Please note candidates for this role must be based in the UK and available to start work within 1 week due to client project needs.

    Contract DevOps (Azure)

    5 days ago
    £520 - £640/day (wellpaid.io estimate)RemoteApplyGateway Premium
    Contract Developer DevOps (Developer Experience Engineer / Site Reliability Engineer)

    3 Month Contract

    (Remote Working)

    Technologies

    Azure; JMeter; Ansible; Terraform; C#; asp.net; Web APIs; Continuous-Integration

    Job description

    Spectrum IT's Southampton Client are seeking an experienced Contract Engineer to join their DevEx/SRE team for a three month contract. In this role you will assist with a project rolling out replacement infrastructure (now under IaC) and load testing using JMeter in anticipation of their busy January business period.

    Candidates for this role will have a strong interest in cloud computing and collaboration for our small and growing Developer Experience and System Reliability teams.

    The Role:

    Under the role of Developer Experience Engineer (Dev/Ex), you will be responsible for creating, maintaining and improving the tools and automated systems that the client's IT teams rely on. This is inline with he current process of migrating the Azure infrastructure to a full IaC (Infrastructure as Code) solution based around Ansible and Terraform. IaC is being integrated as an integral part of our CI/CD pipeline.

    As part of a team that supports the Azure infrastructure and CI/CD tools; you will have a crucial role ensuring the stability and performance by gathering, analysing and acting on the metric data collected. Communication and collaboration with other teams is essential, the ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable communicating with developers and stakeholders alike.

    A key area for this role will involve promoting a DevOps culture in the department by working with colleagues as part of the DevOps Chapter. From this you will be improving the Azure estate by recognising potential improvements to functionality and security.

    In regards to SRE, you will have responsibilities of a System Reliability Engineer. You will be using monitoring and logging platforms for alerting and to provide insight into any potential issues. When issues arise you will be responsible for triaging and assigning them to the appropriate team. To further increase stability and performance you will be defining and operating our load testing strategy.

    Skill / Experience Required:

    Devex:

    Strong understanding and working knowledge of Azure IaaS + FaaS + PaaS (VM's, Azure Functions, App Services, Redis, etc).
    Knowledge of Cloud networking and security.
    Experience writing and deploying IaC using Ansible or Terraform.
    Experience in setting up and configuration of CI/CD pipeline products such as Azure Devops, TeamCity and Octopus.
    Strong scripting skills. Preferably Powershell and/or Bash.
    Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.

    SRE:

    Industry experience using logging and application performance monitoring tools such as New Relic.
    Exposure to load testing practises and capacity planning.
    Communication skills for managing and escalating issues to 3rd parties.

    An understanding of high availability and disaster recovery strategies would be beneficial, as would a familiarity with Atlassian products, C# and .Net Core.

    Please note candidates for this role must be based in the UK and available to start work within 1 week due to client project needs. For more information and to submit your interest please apply with an updated CV
    Role: Contract DevOps (Azure)
    Job Type: Contract, Temporary
    Location: Southampton, Hampshire,

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    Contract DevOps Azure

    5 days ago
    £520 - £640/day (wellpaid.io estimate)RemoteSpectrum IT Recruitment

    Contract Developer DevOps (Developer Experience Engineer / Site Reliability Engineer)

    3 Month Contract

    (Remote Working)

    Technologies

    Azure; JMeter; Ansible; Terraform; C#; asp.net; Web APIs; Continuous-Integration

    Job description

    Spectrum IT's Southampton Client are seeking an experienced Contract Engineer to join their DevEx/SRE team for a three month contract. In this role you will assist with a project rolling out replacement infrastructure (now under IaC) and load testing using JMeter in anticipation of their busy January business period.

    Candidates for this role will have a strong interest in cloud computing and collaboration for our small and growing Developer Experience and System Reliability teams.

    The Role:

    Under the role of Developer Experience Engineer (Dev/Ex), you will be responsible for creating, maintaining and improving the tools and automated systems that the client's IT teams rely on. This is inline with he current process of migrating the Azure infrastructure to a full IaC (Infrastructure as Code) solution based around Ansible and Terraform. IaC is being integrated as an integral part of our CI/CD pipeline.

    As part of a team that supports the Azure infrastructure and CI/CD tools; you will have a crucial role ensuring the stability and performance by gathering, analysing and acting on the metric data collected. Communication and collaboration with other teams is essential, the ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable communicating with developers and stakeholders alike.

    A key area for this role will involve promoting a DevOps culture in the department by working with colleagues as part of the DevOps Chapter. From this you will be improving the Azure estate by recognising potential improvements to functionality and security.

    In regards to SRE, you will have responsibilities of a System Reliability Engineer. You will be using monitoring and logging platforms for alerting and to provide insight into any potential issues. When issues arise you will be responsible for triaging and assigning them to the appropriate team. To further increase stability and performance you will be defining and operating our load testing strategy.

    Skill / Experience Required:

    Devex:

    • Strong understanding and working knowledge of Azure IaaS + FaaS + PaaS (VM's, Azure Functions, App Services, Redis, etc).
    • Knowledge of Cloud networking and security.
    • Experience writing and deploying IaC using Ansible or Terraform.
    • Experience in setting up and configuration of CI/CD pipeline products such as Azure Devops, TeamCity and Octopus.
    • Strong scripting skills. Preferably Powershell and/or Bash.
    • Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.

    SRE:

    • Industry experience using logging and application performance monitoring tools such as New Relic.
    • Exposure to load testing practises and capacity planning.
    • Communication skills for managing and escalating issues to 3rd parties.

    An understanding of high availability and disaster recovery strategies would be beneficial, as would a familiarity with Atlassian products, C# and .Net Core.

    Please note candidates for this role must be based in the UK and available to start work within 1 week due to client project needs. For more information and to submit your interest please apply with an updated CV.

    Remote Senior Java Software Engineer – Inside IR35

    6 hours ago
    £500 - £610/day (wellpaid.io estimate)RemoteInside IR35Heat Recruitment

    We are working with a Government client who are looking for a remote Senior Software Engineer on an initial 6 month contract to start ASAP. Yow will be responsible for ensuring best practices are adhered to across the department and guiding teams on how to deliver quality software products.
    You will assist in the design of software products in collaboration with Architecture and Engineering principles. With a focus on operational stability, robustness, resilience, availability and quality you will be accountable for the code your teams produce.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design and lead the strategies for building reusable libraries and services.

    • Own the development of medium-long term strategies for product lines and the Software Engineering Community;
    • Identify and support the resolution of infrastructure faults;
    • Provide 3rd line support on products developed, including out of hours support as and when required;
    • Lead multiple Software Engineering teams providing technical leadership and guidance. Including coaching and mentoring your team and their professional development;
    • Contribute and set strategic direction for product team and the wider Software Engineering community;
    • Lead the collaboration & sharing of knowledge and good practice with the wider software engineering community;
    • Lead and support community discussions about best practice within Software Engineering.
    Technical Skills Senior Dev Ops Engineer
    Programming & build (DDaT) Collaborates with others when necessary to review specifications and uses these agreed standards and tools to design, code, test, correct and document programmes or scripts of medium to high complexity, using the right standards and tools.

    User Centred Analysis (DDaT) Understands the difference between user needs and desires of the user. Has experience in meeting user needs across a variety of channels. Able to integrate digital analytics with qualitative data, such as user surveys and user research, to develop hypotheses for testing. Can offer recommendations on the best tools and methods to be used. Able to collaborate with user researchers and can sell/represent users internally. Understands the difference between user needs and desires of the user. Able to champion user research to focus on all users. Can prioritise and defines approaches to understand the user story, guiding others in doing so.
    Systems Integration (DDaT) Defines and designs the integration build. Able to co-ordinate build activities and understands how to undertake and support integration testing activities. (Level 3)
    Service Focus (DDaT) Sees the bigger picture by taking groups of services, investigating how to get the best of underlying services.
    Modern Standards Approach (DDaT) Uses a modern standard approach competently and guides others in so doing.
    Systems Design (DDaT) Designs systems characterised by medium levels of risk, impact and business or technical complexity. Selects appropriate design standards, methods and tools and ensures they are applied effectively. Reviews the systems designs of others to ensure selection of appropriate technology, efficient use of resources and integration of multiple systems and technology.

    Technical Specialisms
    Development languages Java Mandatory experience in one or more development languages
    JavaScript

    Database management Node.js
    Mandatory experience in one or more relational database management tools
    SQL
    PostgreSQL
    MySQL
    MongoDB
    Cassandra
    SQL tuning optional
    Kernel tuning mandatory
    Explain plans optional
    Patching and upgrade optional at Associate Mandatory at Working and above
    Meet Recovery Point Objectives Mandatory (one or more)
    Meet Recovery Time Objectives mandatory at working and above (one or more)
    L2/L3 Database Build
    Partitions
    Git
    Develop
    Build and test interfaces between systems
    Spring framework Spring Boot optional at Associate and Working, Mandatory at Practitioner and above (one or more)
    Spring Security
    Spring Batch
    Development practice Continuous Delivery Optional
    Continuous Integration
    Testing Test Driven Development Mandatory experience in one or more TDD tools
    J-Unit
    Jasmine
    Automated test frameworks Mandatory
    User testing
    Linux Operating Systems Use, operate, patch and secure Mandatory
    Bash
    RHEL
    Collaboration tools Jira Optional
    Confluence
    Slack
    Behaviour Driven Development Cucumber Optional
    Micro-Service Architecture Develop Optional
    API design and open standards RESTful APIs Mandatory
    Swagger
    OpenAPI
    Cloud computing
    Security OWASP Top Ten Mandatory
    Denial of Service
    SQL Injection
    Cross Site Request Forgery
    High Availability products EDB failover manager Mandatory
    RPC concepts and transport mechanisms HTTP Mandatory

    Remote Senior Java Software Engineer - Inside IR35

    9 hours ago
    RemoteInside IR35Heat Recruitment

    We are working with a Government client who are looking for a remote Senior Software Engineer on an initial 6 month contract to start ASAP. Yow will be responsible for ensuring best practices are adhered to across the department and guiding teams on how to deliver quality software products.
    You will assist in the design of software products in collaboration with Architecture and Engineering principles. With a focus on operational stability, robustness, resilience, availability and quality you will be accountable for the code your teams produce.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design and lead the strategies for building reusable libraries and services.

    • Own the development of medium-long term strategies for product lines and the Software Engineering Community;
    • Identify and support the resolution of infrastructure faults;
    • Provide 3rd line support on products developed, including out of hours support as and when required;
    • Lead multiple Software Engineering teams providing technical leadership and guidance. Including coaching and mentoring your team and their professional development;
    • Contribute and set strategic direction for product team and the wider Software Engineering community;
    • Lead the collaboration & sharing of knowledge and good practice with the wider software engineering community;
    • Lead and support community discussions about best practice within Software Engineering.
    Technical Skills Senior Dev Ops Engineer
    Programming & build (DDaT) Collaborates with others when necessary to review specifications and uses these agreed standards and tools to design, code, test, correct and document programmes or scripts of medium to high complexity, using the right standards and tools.

    User Centred Analysis (DDaT) Understands the difference between user needs and desires of the user. Has experience in meeting user needs across a variety of channels. Able to integrate digital analytics with qualitative data, such as user surveys and user research, to develop hypotheses for testing. Can offer recommendations on the best tools and methods to be used. Able to collaborate with user researchers and can sell/represent users internally. Understands the difference between user needs and desires of the user. Able to champion user research to focus on all users. Can prioritise and defines approaches to understand the user story, guiding others in doing so.

    Systems Integration (DDaT) Defines and designs the integration build. Able to co-ordinate build activities and understands how to undertake and support integration testing activities. (Level 3)
    Service Focus (DDaT) Sees the bigger picture by taking groups of services, investigating how to get the best of underlying services.
    Modern Standards Approach (DDaT) Uses a modern standard approach competently and guides others in so doing.
    Systems Design (DDaT) Designs systems characterised by medium levels of risk, impact and business or technical complexity. Selects appropriate design standards, methods and tools and ensures they are applied effectively. Reviews the systems designs of others to ensure selection of appropriate technology, efficient use of resources and integration of multiple systems and technology.

    Technical Specialisms

    Development languages Java Mandatory experience in one or more development languages
    JavaScript

    Database management Node.js
    Mandatory experience in one or more relational database management tools
    SQL
    PostgreSQL
    MySQL
    MongoDB
    Cassandra
    SQL tuning optional
    Kernel tuning mandatory
    Explain plans optional
    Patching and upgrade optional at Associate Mandatory at Working and above
    Meet Recovery Point Objectives Mandatory (one or more)
    Meet Recovery Time Objectives mandatory at working and above (one or more)
    L2/L3 Database Build
    Partitions
    Git
    Develop
    Build and test interfaces between systems
    Spring framework Spring Boot optional at Associate and Working, Mandatory at Practitioner and above (one or more)
    Spring Security
    Spring Batch
    Development practice Continuous Delivery Optional
    Continuous Integration
    Testing Test Driven Development Mandatory experience in one or more TDD tools
    J-Unit
    Jasmine
    Automated test frameworks Mandatory
    User testing
    Linux Operating Systems Use, operate, patch and secure Mandatory
    Bash
    RHEL
    Collaboration tools Jira Optional
    Confluence
    Slack
    Behaviour Driven Development Cucumber Optional
    Micro-Service Architecture Develop Optional
    API design and open standards RESTful APIs Mandatory
    Swagger
    OpenAPI
    Cloud computing
    Security OWASP Top Ten Mandatory
    Denial of Service
    SQL Injection
    Cross Site Request Forgery
    High Availability products EDB failover manager Mandatory
    RPC concepts and transport mechanisms HTTP Mandatory

    BI Developer - MS BI stack - Remote working

    5 days ago
    £350 - £400/dayRemoteApplyGateway Premium
    JOB OVERVIEW: BI Developer (MS BI stack) / Business Intelligence Developer with solid data warehouse and SSIS experience sought by a leading UK healthcare company. Video interviews and 95% remote-working with just once a month visits to Head office in Bournemouth / Poole in Dorset. Great opportunity to work with a diverse cutting-edge tech stack!
    Contract type: 4 month initial contract with possibility of extension.
    Pay rate: £350-£400 per day and this assignment is OUTSIDE of IR35!
    Location:- Video interviews and 95% remote-working available with just once a month visits to Head office in Bournemouth / Poole in Dorset.
    THE COMPANY:-
    For decades, my client has been providing unrivalled healthcare services. Their services continually evolve and develop to meet the needs of the local community. The post holder will play a key role in developing, maintaining and evolving the business intelligence strategies and processes required to maintain, develop and support the Programme’s data warehouse and Business Intelligence analysis, reporting and presentation tools. You'll support the provision of a centralised information source, team/location performance and business intelligence, You'll also become part of a great team who takes pride in making a positive difference to the Healthcare industry for everyone's mutual benefit!
    THE ROLE:-
    My client has a number of fantastic new opportunities for Business Intelligence Developers / BI Developers to join the rapidly expanding team.
    You will;
    - Provide technical solutions to enhance the Programme Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence solutions.
    - Maintain technical, professional and specialist knowledge and understanding - and be competent in the use of a wide range of specialist software packages and programming languages including but not limited to Microsoft SQL Server, T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Integration Services and SQL Server Analysis Services, Microsoft Power BI, and Power Pivot. You may also have exposure or an awareness of MS Azure, ADF (Azure Data Factory), Team Foundation Server (TFS), GIT and/or DevOps OR be keen to acquire such exposure!
    - Contribute to the design, development and improvement of Business Intelligence solutions and manipulation of relevant data sources.
    - work with the Information and Applications Teams in the development of statutory returns, standard and bespoke reports utilising data warehouse and data feeds.
    - ensure all required data is available in the data repository and to manage the specification and coordinate the development if not.
    - Be responsible for active maintenance of the data repository ensuring integrity, consistency and relevant documentation. Ensuring smooth operation of ETL processes and high availability of Business Intelligence infrastructure.
    - Participate in the development and strategy for data migration when changing providers or decommissioning legacy systems ensuring continuity of service.
    - Maintain full compliance to the system and data architecture, standards and procedures
    CANDIDATE PROFILE;
    - You absolutely MUST have experience of creating or using a data warehouse
    - You will for example have experience of creating new dimension and FACT tables and will ideally have experience of slowly changing dimensions and have done data modelling with star or snowflake schemas
    - You will have strong SSIS skills, being able to build SSIS packages from scratch
    - Competent with SOME of the following languages / tools;
    - Microsoft SQL Server, T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft SharePoint, Performance Point, Power Pivot, MS Azure, ADF (Azure Data Factory), Team Foundation Server (TFS), GIT and/or DevOps.
    - Educated to degree level in computer or information science
    - Recognised qualifications in MS SQL Server technologies
    - Experience in developing OR working with large scale ETL solutiions
    - Knowledge and experience of developing and implementing Power BI reporting solution advantageous not essential
    - knowledge / awareness and skills in data modelling, and or database architecture design advantageous
    - Good understanding of Data Quality and ability to develop data quality reporting mechanism
    WHAT'S ON OFFER:-
    Along with the chance to work with a growing global market leader who offers a superb working environment, company culture and very high staff retention ration my client offers;
    - A truely collaborative style of working and the opportunity to work with an extremely well-respected Lead Developer and Head of BI keen to further develop your skill set.
    - remote working
    - An extremely pleasant and professional working environment with like-minded BI enthusiasts.
    IF you are a strong match to the specific requirements for this role then please apply with a CV as soon as possible. Candidates who are not a close match sadly cannot be considered.
    Keywords; Business Intelligence, SQL Server, BI, SSRS, SSAS, SSIS, reports, reporting, Database, DBA, data warehouse, software developer, engineer, programmer, Microsoft SQL Server, T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft SharePoint, Performance Point, Excel and Power Pivot, MS Azure
    Role: BI Developer - MS BI stack - Remote working
    Job Type: Contract
    Location: Bristol, Bristol (County),

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