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Senior Data Planner

12 hours ago
Salt Recruitment - London, UK

Role: Senior Data Planner

Day rate: 390 via LTD

Start: 11th March

Duration: 17 working days.

Location: London/Farnborough.

This is a Senior Data Planner role spanning 17 days in total; one day for onboarding in London, followed by 7 days in Farnborough working directly with the end client, then another 9 days in London.

When in London this person will be working alongside the experience planning team and overseen by the Head of Data, while in Farnborough there will be little additional support, so this person needs to be confident and assertive around clients.

The ideal candidate is a proactive, strategic thinker and planner, with expert commercial and marketing skills, with a core understanding of business and web analytics. Essentially a translator of analytics into insights that can direct business decisions.

The scope of work has already been set, with the core objective of delivering a CX Dashboard (minus build) via deliverables which include:

  • Carrying out Interviews with key stakeholder to define usage requirements, objectives, and potential outputs i.e. what level of data is required by which people, so that the dashboard can be easily navigated by multiple users, and the correct metrics are being shown to the right people
  • Working closely with client data team to pinpoint data owners, data sources, available APIs, and quality of data
  • Creating a data map laying out all of the findings and establishing which metrics will sit within which measures
  • Creating a final dashboard recommendation document for phase 1 as well as future phases where possible, including; confirmed viable data sources, metrics to pull from each source, KPIs and benchmarks, manual vs API data access upload schedule, scamps for design
  • Creating a Scoping Document for future phases (excluding phase 1) to include; next data sources to be added to the dashboard (and when), any APIs which will need to be accessed, costs of accessing them, timelines, client resources required

Role-specific skills, knowledge and experience


Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience within data planning roles
  • Excellent Adobe Analytics skills
  • Experience of working with Power BI
  • Precious exposure to working with customer data
  • Excel (Pivot tables, macros, etc…)
  • Must be a strategic thinker with an innovative approach to data, pushing the boundaries of how data can be used to solve business problems
  • Highly experienced in using data planning and analytical techniques to deliver actionable insights to clients
  • Ability to interpret and array of data sets and understand relevancy and robustness
  • Must have experience of data capture strategies and how to push these through to implementation
  • Experienced in business casing and ROI development

A strong track record of impressing both internal and external clients with their knowledge and experience

Degree desired

Personal attributes:

Excellent planning and time-keeping skills

Excellent presentation skills

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills

Collaborate with developers to establish and understand the technical vision to deliver business insights

Confidence and comfortable working in a fast-paced, changing client environment

Collaborative team player, open minded.

Ability to work with all levels of internal and associated agency staff as well as client senior management


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Job Reference: JO-1902-145681

Salary: £350.00 - £375.00 per day

Salary per: Day

Job Duration: 17 working days

Job Start Date: 11/03/2019

Job Type: Contract

Job Location: Greater London

Job Industry: Analytics Jobs, CRM & Email, Marketing & Communications Jobs

Job Skill: Senior data planning planner manager adobe

Senior Data Planner

19 hours ago
Salt Search - London, UK

Role: Senior Data Planner

Day rate: 390 via LTD

Start: 11th March

Duration: 17 working days.

Location: London/Farnborough.

This is a Senior Data Planner role spanning 17 days in total; one day for onboarding in London, followed by 7 days in Farnborough working directly with the end client, then another 9 days in London.

When in London this person will be working alongside the experience planning team and overseen by the Head of Data, while in Farnborough there will be little additional support, so this person needs to be confident and assertive around clients.

The ideal candidate is a proactive, strategic thinker and planner, with expert commercial and marketing skills, with a core understanding of business and web analytics. Essentially a translator of analytics into insights that can direct business decisions.

The scope of work has already been set, with the core objective of delivering a CX Dashboard (minus build) via deliverables which include:

  • Carrying out Interviews with key stakeholder to define usage requirements, objectives, and potential outputs i.e. what level of data is required by which people, so that the dashboard can be easily navigated by multiple users, and the correct metrics are being shown to the right people
  • Working closely with client data team to pinpoint data owners, data sources, available APIs, and quality of data
  • Creating a data map laying out all of the findings and establishing which metrics will sit within which measures
  • Creating a final dashboard recommendation document for phase 1 as well as future phases where possible, including; confirmed viable data sources, metrics to pull from each source, KPIs and benchmarks, manual vs API data access upload schedule, scamps for design
  • Creating a Scoping Document for future phases (excluding phase 1) to include; next data sources to be added to the dashboard (and when), any APIs which will need to be accessed, costs of accessing them, timelines, client resources required

Role-specific skills, knowledge and experience

Knowledge & Skills Required:

· A minimum of 6 years' experience within data planning roles

· Excellent Adobe Analytics skills

· Experience of working with Power BI

· Precious exposure to working with customer data

· Excel (Pivot tables, macros, etc…)

· Must be a strategic thinker with an innovative approach to data, pushing the boundaries of how data can be used to solve business problems

· Highly experienced in using data planning and analytical techniques to deliver actionable insights to clients

· Ability to interpret and array of data sets and understand relevancy and robustness

· Must have experience of data capture strategies and how to push these through to implementation

· Experienced in business casing and ROI development

A strong track record of impressing both internal and external clients with their knowledge and experience

Degree desired

Personal attributes:

Excellent planning and time-keeping skills

Excellent presentation skills

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills

Collaborate with developers to establish and understand the technical vision to deliver business insights

Confidence and comfortable working in a fast-paced, changing client environment

Collaborative team player, open minded.

Ability to work with all levels of internal and associated agency staff as well as client senior management

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Temporary Clerical (Admin) Assistant - 031001 - Spatial Poli...

20 hours ago
Triumph Consultants Ltd - Durham DH1, UK

Durham 1000383410622478 Temporary Clerical (Admin) Assistant - 031001 - Spatial Policy

The Clerical Assistant will form part of the Spatial Policy team and will support the Spatial Policy officers in ensuring the effective delivery of the statutory processes. The post holder will help to ensure that the service effectively engages with its customers, including the general public, communities, applicants, stakeholders and the development industry.

The post holder will assist the work of officers by ensuring that all necessary basic administrative procedures required to support the statutory disciplines are carried out in an accurate and timely manner. This will include the undertaking of a range of administrative tasks designed to ensure the implementation of an effective and responsive support service.

Duties include:

  • To support officers by the carrying out of general document management, including filing, photocopying and faxing of documents.
  • To engage with customers at reception on the telephone and by email to obtain information requirements and to provide basic information or refer to appropriate colleagues.
  • To maintain documentation and information records as required by statutory regulations relating to Spatial Policy functions in an orderly manner.
  • To undertake scanning duties to facilitate electronic storage of documentation.
  • To undertake data inputting task onto IT systems.

Pay Rate: £8.74 per hour PAYE

This is a temporary, but possibly long term role.

N.B. – Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Giving yourself the best chance of success:

  • Your CV needs to be current with your latest/present role, noting that we won’t be able to submit it with any unexplained gaps in employment. It will save time and thus improve your chances of success if we can put your CV forward immediately and without having to ask you for a revised version.
  • Your CV must cover the “Essential Requirements” (see below) of the role, ideally by way of bullet points that directly address the “Essential Requirements” listed. Please include any DBS details and other qualifications called for.
  • Your CV should clearly state that you are available to start work either immediately, or at short notice. In general, our clients are unable to work with notice periods of more than 1 week from the point at which a role is offered, 2 weeks at the very most.
  • We cannot put forward covering letters, so please ensure that your CV in isolation contains all relevant information being called for.
  • We recommend that you consider sending us by email (see * below) a suitably ‘tailored’ CV for each role that you apply for, noting that job boards, sites and aggregators will generally store only one version of your CV, which can be a bit limiting...

“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  • Your address (including post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  • Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  • Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  • Minimum of 12 months recent office administration experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Qualifications:
    • Minimum 4 GCSEs or equivalent at grades A to C, including English Language.
  • Knowledge & Experience:
    • Experience of working in a support capacity in a regulatory service.
    • Experience of dealing with members of the public in person and over the telephone.
  • Skills:
    • Interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of people from different backgrounds.
    • Familiarity with and ability to use relevant ICT infrastructure.
    • Ability to demonstrate a ‘can do’ and pragmatic approach to solving general service delivery issues.
    • Enthusiasm and self-motivation.
    • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time whilst undertaking single task.
    • Willingness/ability to work on own initiative and/or as part of a team, maintaining high levels of integrity and discretion.

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  • Any local authority/public sector experience.
  • Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.
  • Post GCSE qualification.
  • Experience of working with and developing bespoke IT systems and software packages designed to support service delivery.
  • Understanding of customer orientated approach to service delivery.
  • Perservering and problem-solving approach.
  • Advisory, negotiating and persuasive skills.

Client Category: Local Authority

Division(s)/Disciplines involved: Resources/Admin & Clerical

Anticipated Length of Assignment: All of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent. This opening assignment is for 1-2 months.

Hours per week: 35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

Whilst our ads will appear on partner sites such as Indeed, they are also listed - and will appear first - on our own website: Triumph Consultants Limited: www.tclrec.com

  • If you would prefer to send a CV straight to us rather than by way of an on-line application, you are very welcome to do so via [email protected] but please quote both the job reference and job title exactly as they appear below:

Job Ref: Durham 1000383410622478

Temporary Clerical (Admin) Assistant - 031001 - Spatial Policy

Please do try to resist contacting us with requests for progress updates.

We really do read every CV sent to us. All applications will be acknowledged by a human, not a robot, provided the job remains live and provided your CV meets the “Essential Requirements” listed.

Please note that we do our level best to take down ads as soon as roles have been filled. We are not in the business of harvesting CVs.

Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary.

TEST LEAD (SQL /JAVA/ HP QUALITY CENTRE)

1 day ago
Ampers & Consulting - Belfast, UK

This role involves working on a variety of projects, making sure that our delivered solutions are performing for our customers as expected - using the latest development tools. The nature of our work requires excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic approach to problem-solving and teamwork. Key to making a success of this role will be your ability to use your initiative.

Key responsibilities and activities for the TEST LEAD (SQL /JAVA/ HP QUALITY CENTRE)

  • Responsible for definition of Test Strategies and Test Plans to support Customer Project and Product software deliveries
  • Responsible for the management, reporting and tracking of test phases
  • Accountable for the creation and execution of manual/automated test suites covering system, assembly, integration, regression and NFR testing
  • Oversee design and execution of test scripts that provide testing coverage of new and modified functionality along with regression testing within the software development lifecycle.
  • Managing the daily workload of Testers and giving direction on projects
  • Working with the offshore delivery team
  • Mentoring and training of internal team members
  • Defect management and reporting - Communicating defect issues to PMO and back to the client upon request
  • Point of contact for the Client in relation to testing and release activity
  • Communicating all test issues effectively and executing procedures to arrive at the suitable fix
  • Support client acceptance testing defect management and release processes.

Essential skills & experience for the TEST LEAD (SQL /JAVA/ HP QUALITY CENTRE)

  • Software testing experience
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience of recognised Test Management tools (VSTS, HP Quality Centre etc.)
  • Strong understanding of different testing techniques and approaches with the insight to know when best to use them
  • Experience of leading, scripting and execution automated regression/performance testing
  • Formal documentation creation
  • Demonstrable experience in managing/leading the QA element of multiple software development projects using both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • 4+ years of industry experience developing and testing software
  • Experience of delivering test automation suites
  • Experience with Angular, SQL, Java, Enterprise Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, .NET and C#
  • Knowledge of automation frameworks
  • Improving code quality through interaction with the development team
  • Strong time management skills with a history of meeting commitments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

If you are interested, click on the button to APPLY NOW!

Maintenance Reliability Engineer

1 day ago
Darwin Rhodes - Cork, UK

Job Title: Maintenance Reliability Engineer
Job Duration: 12 Months
Job Location: Cork, Ireland


Job Purpose
The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for the operation and compliance of site manufacturing equipment and utilities.

Working closely with Operations and Engineering, the Maintenance Engineer will form part of the overall site goal of maximizing asset performance.

What you're great at:
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication, written and oral
• Working on own initiative to achieve both individual and team targets
• Excellent team player with strong customer focus
• Excellent time management skills
• Adaptable and flexible
• Innovative

As a Maintenance Engineer, your typical activities will include:
• Facilitate the achievement of area goals
• Liaise, where appropriate, with external Pharmaceutical regulatory agencies
• Facilitate communication and act as point of contact
• Provide coaching and feedback to reliability team
• Facilitate an environment of continuous improvement
• Resource planning and anticipation of future planning requirements in the area
• Facilitate the prioritisation of activities and provide guidance to the team
• Facilitate and ensure training compliance in area

EHS
• Responsible and accountable for the safe accomplishment of daily activities within the maintenance team, whilst following all statutory, environmental, regulatory (cGMP), corporate site and team practices and procedures

Technical Support
• Monitoring of operations to ensure optimum energy efficiency and uptime
• Providing technical assistance to maintenance personnel and other departments as required
• Developing reliability procedures and equipment files. Assisting with generation, review and revision of maintenance documentation as necessary
• Developing and managing the critical equipment list
• Optimising the site preventive maintenance programme (RCM/FMECA based)
• Developing and managing the condition monitoring programme
• Assisting in the selection of appropriate spare parts
• Developing and managing the site mechanical integrity program

Planning and Control
• Attending daily operations meeting
• Prioritising and coordinating daily work
• Assisting in preparing maintenance budget and management of maintenance costs

Compliance
• Managing the operation equipment to required cGMP standards
• Continuously driving cGMP awareness in maintenance operations
• Ensuring completion of all documentation in compliance with site procedures and GDP
• Managing deviations and change requests promptly to ensure compliance with EHS and GMP requirements
• Ensuring that department training requirements are completed in compliance with site procedures

Continuous Improvement
• Analysing equipment data to report on equipment performance and compliance
• Eliminating re-occurring equipment problems
• Supporting investigation and resolution of problems
• Familiarisation with and adoption of Manage Asset Business Standard, RCM and maintenance best practices at all times
• Carrying out all routine and non-routine tasks delegated by maintenance management according to appropriate procedures and standards
• Optimising costs whilst maintaining team performance

Be vital:
To be part of this high performing team you will have great attention to detail and have
• Previous cGMP and Maintenance experience preferred
• Degree or higher award in Mechanical or other Engineering discipline or relevant industry experience
• SAP experience is an asset
• Team player with an ability to work independently
• Strong organizational abilities and a hands-on mentality
• RCM experience desireable
• Utilities management experience desireable
• Focus on patients and customers at all times

High rate for Problem-Solving in London, UK

Cloud Architect - AWS / GCP

2 days ago
Investigo - London, UK

The ideal candidate is highly motivated, always learning and willing to expand their horizons. You will be working for a facilities management company who are looking for a cloud architect guru. Someone that understands and has worked across AWS / Google Cloud platforms and the process involved in a full cloud migration.
What you'll do:

  • Ensure proper integration between software applications and infrastructure architecture
  • Ensure solutions are maintained for high availability, scalability, security and supportability
  • Act as a client facing leader focusing on Cloud platform and services implementation
  • Architect AWS cloud environments from inception through production



What you'll have:

  • Recent hands-on experience with AWS and 5+ years in IT or IT consulting roles.
  • One or more AWS certifications
  • Robust understanding of resilient, highly available application architectures on AWS.
  • Experience architecting an entire cloud environment including account structure and data mapping and format
  • Strong software engineering background with heterogeneous infrastructure automation experience.
  • Experience with at least one cloud orchestration tool such as Terraform or AWS CloudFormation.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically with clients to understand business needs and create technical solutions in a problem-solving environment.
  • Experience architecting and designing cloud-native and microservice applications leveraging Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and/or serverless Function-as-a-Service (FaaS)



Please submit your cv if you are interested in this role to [email protected] or call 02039663988 for an informal discussion


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High rate for Problem-Solving in London, UK

Cloud Architect - £700 per day - AWS / GCP

3 days ago
Investigo - London, UK

The ideal candidate is highly motivated, always learning and willing to expand their horizons. You will be working for a facilities management company who are looking for a cloud architect guru. Someone that understands and has worked across AWS / Google Cloud platforms and the process involved in a full cloud migration.
What you'll do:

  • Ensure proper integration between software applications and infrastructure architecture
  • Ensure solutions are maintained for high availability, scalability, security and supportability
  • Act as a client facing leader focusing on Cloud platform and services implementation
  • Architect AWS cloud environments from inception through production



What you'll have:

  • Recent hands-on experience with AWS and 5+ years in IT or IT consulting roles.
  • One or more AWS certifications
  • Robust understanding of resilient, highly available application architectures on AWS.
  • Experience architecting an entire cloud environment including account structure and data mapping and format
  • Strong software engineering background with heterogeneous infrastructure automation experience.
  • Experience with at least one cloud orchestration tool such as Terraform or AWS CloudFormation.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically with clients to understand business needs and create technical solutions in a problem-solving environment.
  • Experience architecting and designing cloud-native and microservice applications leveraging Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and/or serverless Function-as-a-Service (FaaS)



Please submit your cv if you are interested in this role to [email protected] or call 02039663988 for an informal discussion


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Interim Senior Programme Manager

3 days ago
Triumph Consultants Ltd - Swindon SN1, UK

Swindon RQ349478 Interim Senior Programme Manager – Programme Management

A Senior Programme Manager is required to lead a small department consisting of a PMO function, a team of project managers and a team of business analysts each with a nominated lead. This senior role will be responsible for quality and governance of the entire organisation transformation programme enabling the Board to have full transparency on all major change projects.

The postholder will provide portfolio, programme and change management capability in order to drive forward programmes and projects which have been identified to deliver the Council’s change agenda.

The programmes under the management of this post will be the most complex and highest priority ones that the Council is having to deal with, in order to deliver its budget and service priorities.

Pay Rate: £23.91 per hour PAYE

This is a temporary, but possibly long term role.

N.B. – Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Giving yourself the best chance of success:

  • Your CV needs to be current with your latest/present role, noting that we won’t be able to submit it with any unexplained gaps in employment. It will save time and thus improve your chances of success if we can put your CV forward immediately and without having to ask you for a revised version.
  • Your CV must cover the “Essential Requirements” (see below) of the role, ideally by way of bullet points that directly address the “Essential Requirements” listed. Please include any DBS details and other qualifications called for.
  • Your CV should clearly state that you are available to start work either immediately, or at short notice. In general, our clients are unable to work with notice periods of more than 1 week from the point at which a role is offered, 2 weeks at the very most.
  • We cannot put forward covering letters, so please ensure that your CV in isolation contains all relevant information being called for.
  • We recommend that you consider sending us by email (see * below) a suitably ‘tailored’ CV for each role that you apply for, noting that job boards, sites and aggregators will generally store only one version of your CV, which can be a bit limiting...

“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  • Your address (including post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  • Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  • Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  • Qualifications:
    • GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics
    • First Aid Trained
  • Knowledge & Skills:
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally & in writing to a wide range of people
    • Ability to use Microsoft packages, in particular Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
    • Ability to organise own workload to meet targets & deadlines
    • Ability to carry out numerical calculations
  • Experience:
    • Logical thinking with creative problem-solving ability
    • Trustworthy and reliable
    • Previous experience in similar role
    • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Self Motivated, Flexible & Resourceful
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  • Any local authority/public sector experience
  • Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for
  • Member of relevant Professional Body
  • Relevant professional level qualification

Client Category: Local Authority

Division(s)/Disciplines involved: Programme Management

Anticipated Length of Assignment: All of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent. This opening assignment is for 5 months.

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

Whilst our ads will appear on partner sites such as Indeed, they are also listed - and will appear first - on our own website: Triumph Consultants Limited: www.tclrec.com

  • If you would prefer to send a CV straight to us rather than by way of an on-line application, you are very welcome to do so via [email protected] but please quote both the job reference and job title exactly as they appear below:

Job Ref: Swindon RQ349478

Interim Senior Programme Manager – Programme Management

Please do try to resist contacting us with requests for progress updates.

We really do read every CV sent to us. All applications will be acknowledged by a human, not a robot, provided the job remains live and provided your CV meets the “Essential Requirements” listed.

Please note that we do our level best to take down ads as soon as roles have been filled. We are not in the business of harvesting CVs.

Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary.

High rate for Problem-Solving in UK

Cloud Architect - AWS / GCP

3 days ago
Investigo - Barnet, UK


The ideal candidate is highly motivated, always learning and willing to expand their horizons. You will be working for a facilities management company who are looking for a cloud architect guru. Someone that understands and has worked across AWS / Google Cloud platforms and the process involved in a full cloud migration.
What you'll do:

  • Ensure proper integration between software applications and infrastructure architecture
  • Ensure solutions are maintained for high availability, scalability, security and supportability
  • Act as a client facing leader focusing on Cloud platform and services implementation
  • Architect AWS cloud environments from inception through production



What you'll have:

  • Recent hands-on experience with AWS and 5+ years in IT or IT consulting roles.
  • One or more AWS certifications
  • Robust understanding of resilient, highly available application architectures on AWS.
  • Experience architecting an entire cloud environment including account structure and data mapping and format
  • Strong software engineering background with heterogeneous infrastructure automation experience.
  • Experience with at least one cloud orchestration tool such as Terraform or AWS CloudFormation.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically with clients to understand business needs and create technical solutions in a problem-solving environment.
  • Experience architecting and designing cloud-native and microservice applications leveraging Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and/or serverless Function-as-a-Service (FaaS)



Please submit your cv if you are interested in this role to or call for an informal discussion

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer

3 days ago
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Hatfield, UK

Talented 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer required in Hatfield

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Job
Location: Hatfield
Pay rate: £400 per day
Contract length: 1 month

Your new company
A leading IT service provider has a job requirement for a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer to join their growing team in Hatfield. Our client, who operate in over 70 countries and have over 10,000 employees in Europe alone, are Europe's leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services who implement the most appropriate technology from a wide range of vendors to manage their technology infrastructure on their client's behalf. However, the most important part of their company are the services they provide, which is where you come in.

Your new job in Hatfield
This is a genuine career opportunity for a talented 3rd Line Engineer / Analyst, experienced in Certificate management, End Point Security, Windows Server and Virtualisation technologies. On offer is a key position working on a broad range of the latest technology, with a team of talented Engineers/ Analysts at our HQ in Hatfield.

Your key responsibilities will consist of:
· Certificate and PKI management,
· Endpoint protection management,
· Installation, configuration, maintenance and support of infrastructure and systems
· Offer expertise within the team for the resolution of all technical incidents and problems
· Make a significant contribution in delivering continual tangible and measureable benefits and value in terms of improving customer service & satisfaction and operational efficiency, whilst reducing risk and operational costs to minimal levels
· Proactively identify opportunities and create and deliver robust business case proposals to team Manager to improve reliability, stability and efficiency
· Instigate and orchestrate changes to infrastructure and systems, in line with change control processes
· Facilitate and typically lead, the management of medium/large technical projects and complex work packages into business as usual operations
· Support, coach and mentor the more junior members of the team, leading by example
· Contribute with ideas and suggestions on continuous service improvement
· Develop, produce and maintain IT documentation and following IT procedures as required

What you'll need to succeed
The successful 3rd Line Engineer / Analyst based in Hatfield will have excellent organisation skills and you'll be competent with:

· Significant knowledge, understanding and expertise including but not limited to:
· Certificate management / PKI
· Symantec Endpoint Protection
· Microsoft Server technologies; MS Server, MS Clustering, Active Directory Services, Group Policy, Windows Terminal Services, Certificate Services, ADFS
· Virtualisation technologies; VMware ESX Server, Hyper-V
· Server Hardware: HPE Synergy / One View, HPE Rack/Blade Servers.
· VMware Data Centre Virtualisation, vSphere, HA, SRM, Citrix XenApp
· IaaS and Cloud technologies; Microsoft Azure, Office 365, AWS, RackSpace
· Backup/Archiving technologies; IBM Spectrum Protect (Tivoli Storage Manager)
· Server Networking including TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, Load-Balancing technologies (JetNexus)
· System Management technologies; SCOM, SCCM
· Scripting knowledge (PowerShell)
· Anti-virus technologies; Symantec End Point Protection
· Disaster Recover, Replication and Recovery services
· Storage technologies: SAN (HPE 3Par, EMC VNX) , Fibre Channel Switches (Brocade) etc.
· Experience supporting large/enterprise level infrastructures
· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to achieve prompt resolution
· Strong experience of incident and problem management including 3rd party service providers
· Capable of managing concurrent initiatives
· Solid operational understanding of service management standards and tools; Minimum ITIL V3 Foundation qualified
· Industry recognised qualifications including but not limited to Microsoft Certified (MCSA, MCSE) and VMWare Certified Professional (VCP)

What you'll get in return
So…what's in it for you? Well, you get the opportunity to work on a high-profile project for a globally recognised IT service provider, on a generous rate. Furthermore, you can enhance your skills and gain experience with a great well-known business.

What you need to do now
If you feel this is something that you would be interested in, please apply as soon as possible and get in touch with our specialist recruiter Jaspreet Kalsi.

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High rate for Problem-Solving in UK

Cloud Architect - £700 per day - AWS / GCP

3 days ago
Investigo - Barnet, UK


The ideal candidate is highly motivated, always learning and willing to expand their horizons. You will be working for a facilities management company who are looking for a cloud architect guru. Someone that understands and has worked across AWS / Google Cloud platforms and the process involved in a full cloud migration.
What you'll do:

  • Ensure proper integration between software applications and infrastructure architecture
  • Ensure solutions are maintained for high availability, scalability, security and supportability
  • Act as a client facing leader focusing on Cloud platform and services implementation
  • Architect AWS cloud environments from inception through production



What you'll have:

  • Recent hands-on experience with AWS and 5+ years in IT or IT consulting roles.
  • One or more AWS certifications
  • Robust understanding of resilient, highly available application architectures on AWS.
  • Experience architecting an entire cloud environment including account structure and data mapping and format
  • Strong software engineering background with heterogeneous infrastructure automation experience.
  • Experience with at least one cloud orchestration tool such as Terraform or AWS CloudFormation.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically with clients to understand business needs and create technical solutions in a problem-solving environment.
  • Experience architecting and designing cloud-native and microservice applications leveraging Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and/or serverless Function-as-a-Service (FaaS)



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Technical Development Analyst - Bristol (TAcontractBristol)

3 days ago
People Source Consulting - Bristol, UK
Technical Development Analyst (.NET, C#)
Bristol

As a Technical Development Analyst, you would ideally come from a development background (Microsoft) and you will design and help deliver innovative cloud-based digital C# .NET solutions.

Your responsibilities

  • Analysing and documenting as-is and to-be business capabilities, processes, technologies, etc..
  • Translating business user stories and wireframes into VSTS PBI's.
  • Performing application and solution design activities (e.g. writing functional specifications)
  • Working with senior developers to define elements of the technology architecture and improve the software development and deployment lifecycle
  • Guiding the development and testing of new business processes, capabilities and their supporting technologies
  • Developing deployment artefacts (communications, training, etc..)
  • Sort all documentation and set the standard for other analyst to work from.

Your qualifications

  • A degree in computer science or informatics, or equivalent practical experience
  • 1-3 years working experience in functional and/or technical design of custom technology applications (preferably involving Typescript, HTML, .NET, C#)
  • Knowledge of XML and SQL
  • A recent background in programming using .NET and C#
  • Knowledge of the full Software Development Lifecycle
  • Kanban

Your profile

  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, challenging and innovative information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.

Skills

  • Technical Analyst Programmer Development C# .net Analysis Agile Contract Documentation

Benefits

Desktop Architect

3 days ago
Randstad Sourceright - London, UK

Desktop Architect

London

£350 - £500 per day

6 month rolling contract

Desktop Architect required for one of the worlds leading consultancies. As part of the Global Desktop Architecture team you will be responsible the strategy, design, build and technical support of Windows 10 and suite of applications across the network.

Key responsibilities

  • Design the Global Desktop that will be used on 250,000 endpoints around the globe
  • Responsible for designing and creating the Windows desktop image and associated components using technologies such as SCCM, PowerShell and Workspace One and VDI.
  • Responsible for providing support for other country desktop teams around the globe.
  • Designing and evaluating desktop technology solutions that provide value to the business.

Required Experience

  • Microsoft System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Windows 10 – in-depth technical experience
  • PowerShell
  • Active Directory
  • Experience in 3rd level support particularly in the desktop space using Microsoft platforms
  • Proven track record of resolving problems and designing/analysing technical solutions
  • Experience of designing solutions to address technical problems and adding business value
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

This is a great opportunity to work as a Desktop Architect for a world leader, if you are currently considering opportunities I would love to hear from you

Business Analyst - Power BI / SQL / Python - FinTech - London

5 days ago
Upstream Resourcing - London, UK


Business Analyst - Power BI / SSAS / SQL / Python - FinTech - London

Key Skills

SQL SERVER, POWER BI, (Will consider Tableau, Qlikview etc), SSAS, PYTHON, R, SAS, BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, FINTECH, BUSINESS ANALYST

You must have both excellent technical skills and commercial/business analysis.

They do not seek a pure 'techie', but someone who can also improve how the business is run, be proactive with their work and make commercial suggestions to the business.

You will be enthusiastic about the power of analysis with great attention to detail and the ability to think originally.

You will relish the challenge of a fast-paced, ever-changing start-up environment and being involved in projects that have a real impact upon the business.

An ability to understand complex datasets and provide key insights to stakeholders across all levels of the business, to assist with important business decisions.

To be considered you will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven commercial awareness and capabilities
  • Experience of presenting to stakeholders & leadership.
  • A data-driven approach
  • Ability to manage projects, prioritise tasks and self-motivate within a target-driven environment
  • Experienced in building dashboards, preferably in Power BI (Experience in Qlikview/Tableau also helpful)
  • Proactive, innovative and with a detailed approach to problem-solving
  • Consultative and able to manage stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Knowledge of SQL and Excel is essential. Experience with Python, R or even SAS (with cross-training) is advantageous.

About the role

This is an exciting time to join their BI team as the business has just launched an exciting new brand and are re-engineering their game-changing software product from scratch.

You will be a key member of a fast-growing and equally technical and commercial BI team.

You will use your strong background in technical analytics and commercial/business analysis to interpret large data sets and provide actionable insights to stakeholders across the business.

You will also be part of the following:

  • Work with stakeholders to construct models which assess the viability of new pilots or products.
  • Perform data 'deep-dives' on areas of the business to deliver insights & recommendations.
  • Present potential actions based upon your analysis to the business.
  • Produce dashboards based on analysis to display findings and track performance.
  • Generate complex reports for senior business owners.
  • Work in partnership with the BI developers in your team to constantly improve the data infrastructure.
  • Use a combination of Power BI / SQL /Excel to analyse data effectively, and providing consultative insights to the business.
  • Ideally, you will be able to use R or Python to develop more sophisticated models and analysis.

About the Company

This opportunity is with a highly successful, high-growth FinTech start-up that is disrupting the payments market, is the market leader in the UK & Ireland and will be launching into key European markets in 2019.

Last 90 Days

Python Developer (Scala Hadoop)

6 days ago
Fairfield Consultancy Services Ltd - Glasgow, UK

Responsibilities

Write effective, scalable Object-oriented code.

Develop back-end components to improve responsiveness and overall performance

Integrate with other systems through APIs.

Create Python Unit tests and debug programs

Implement security and data protection solutions

Assess and prioritize feature requests

Coordinate with internal teams to understand user requirements and provide technical solutions.

Requirements

8+ years of work experience as Hadoop, Scala, Core Python Developer and Python scripting

Expertise in at least one popular Python framework (like Django, Flask or Pyramid)

Knowledge of object-relational mapping (ORM)

Experience in front-end technologies preferably AngularJS or any JavaScript Framework.

Good problem-solving and communication skills.

Good working knowledge in RDBMS.

Good knowledge on Hadoop Ecosystem HDFS, MapReduce, Hive, Impala, Spark Core, Streaming, Frames, MlLib (Usage)

Willingness to learn new tools with minimal guidance.

Knowledge of NoSQL such as Cassandra, MongoDB, CouchDB

Working experience in scripts using UNIX.

An understanding of COTS tools for archiving old data.

Following are "Nice to Have"

Experience using R and Python to manipulate data and use it as training data for models.

Experience in working and creating data/ML environments.

Knowledge of python packages like Panda, NumPy, SciKit and deep learning.

Knowledge of Machine learning algorithms such as Clustering, Decision tree learning, NLP etc.- Statistical techniques - regression, properties or distribution, statistical tests etc.

Knowledge of cloud computing using AWS / Azure.

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