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UX Designer Automotive

8 hours ago
Premier Group - London, UK

UX Designer

Central London

£400-£500 Per Day

A reputable organisation working in the Automotive sector is currently looking for a UX designer to work on a new project.

You will be working across a range of different media platforms to complete a new end to end project.

The ideal UX Designer will be able to:

  • Create wireframes and user stories.
  • Be proficient in Sketch, InVision and Illustrator.
  • Have a clear understanding of Information Architecture.
  • Have experience in end to end projects.

This contract is a minimum of 5 months and has the potential to lead onto more work in the future.

If you think you are suitable for this job role, please apply now!

You can get in touch with me here:
[email protected]

Premier Group: 02072475747

https://www.linkedin.com/in/molly-jennings-2b5b07169/


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This Week

Electrical / Electronics Engineer (Contractor)

1 day ago
Partner Recruiter - United Kingdom, UK
Full Description:
Electrical / Electronics Engineer (Contractor) c£350 / Day
South East ABJ4035
Contract 12 months £350 a day (Limited Company Rate)
As an experienced electrical engineer with the ability to solve highly technical problems you will be required to manage device development activities within the future products team of a global R&D organisation. As an electrical engineer as part of the product development plan you will be required to lead the electrical definition, development and delivery of multiple interconnected components, from different internal and external engineering and R&D disciplines to create their future products.
Key Responsibilities
  • Managing innovation projects for new device technologies.
  • Managing improvement projects for manufacturability, cost reduction, complexity reduction, component selection and obsolescence or consumer complaint reduction.
  • System Design Specification - work with necessary stakeholders and prepare system requirements specification including hardware and software.
  • System Functional and Non-Functional Analysis - carry out a range of analysis and investigations to create the user stories for the product.
  • Liaise with cross category architecture teams to maintain alignment with the specified programs, as well as electrical and physical architecture.
  • Product Verification and Validation - design and develop system integration plan and tests.
  • Lead System Integration and test (EVT).
  • Assist with safety certification testing and country specific homologation.
  • Responsible for product documentation from initial proposals through first production release.
  • Assist with production and field failure analysis as required.
  • Provide device and electrical /electronics systems Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for prior art technical assessments of patents for freedom to operate.
  • Designing and leading (internally or with our partners) R&D device design experiments in support of assertive patenting workstreams.
  • Ensuring electronics design and packaging meet requirements of battery technologies used by the company.
  • Develop test kit, where necessary, to interrogate onboard chips or measure outputs against a functionality matrix.
  • Improving drawing standards and ensuring drawings supplied from design teams / 3rd party industrial design agencies meet requirements for PCB assembler implementation and quality inspection.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Background Electrical ./ Electronics Engineering
  • Knowledge and understanding of product development processes
  • Single layer PCB design experience and electronics test design
  • IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 (level 1)
  • Component selection and experience in battery powered, consumer electronics
  • RF comms design, Electronics and battery encapsulation.
  • Component choice for manufacturability, operational performance and consumer safety
  • KPI definition and dashboard creation, Fluent in Electrical CAD software use
  • Working knowledge of electrical and firmware design methods
  • Working knowledge of mass produced product development and debug tools
  • Use of PCB design software (Altium or similar), Flexible circuit design
  • Experience with Li-ion battery failure modes
To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ4035 on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) for this 12 month contract or apply to

Senior Business Analyst - Agile/ Digital

2 days ago
Stott and May - London, UK
Digital Business Analyst - Mobile/ Scrum/ Agile

An experienced Senior/ Lead Business Analyst is required by an established organisation based in London, where you will be joining their existing Digital and Scrum teams, and work closely with the Product Owner to author user stories and assist with story prioritisation and define the MVP.

The Senior Digital Business Analyst (Mobile) will be expected to write stories that are ready for Dev, work with Development and test to ensure they are clear, concise and meet ready for development standards. The successful candidate is expected to quickly grasp how the business operates, business processes and their associated metrics with a view to identifying and defining opportunities for improvement.

The Agile Business Analyst (Mobile) will be expected to efficiently decompose broadly defined ideas/ functions into high-level epics and stories to build a well organised Product Backlog that can be logically grouped.You will also be required to liaise directly with developers and testers to ensure stories are easily understood, estimated and testable.

Along with being an Agile enthusiast, with strong familiarity with all stages of Agile software, the Senior Digital Business Analyst will also have excellent experience working on Mobile projects. Other skills/ experience include the following:
* An expert user of Jira
* Strong technical knowledge, including architectural models and approaches, database technologies, development methodologies, testing and infrastructure
* Demonstrable experience in process and data modelling, requirements capture and analysis
* Good appreciation of systems design
* Able to facilitate workshops, lead discussions and gain consensus views on decisions
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong stakeholder management skills

PLEASE NOTE: This role will require you to travel to the Basingstoke as and when required (likely once a week).

Send your CV now for consideration. Interviews to be held as early as this week.

UX Designer

2 days ago
Nexus Jobs Limited - London, UK
Job Description

UX Designer

We require a UX Designer to join the design team and work along other designers, researchers, product owners and technologists in defining and developing digital products and platforms.

You will be initiating and managing projects and lead the team forward in daily design tasks which include conducting workshops, user testing and prototyping.

Key responsibilities

  • Synthesize qualitative and quantitative data to derive personas, use cases, concepts, user journeys and information architecture.
  • Create prototypes based on high-level business, functional, and technical requirements.
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Product Management to ensure the best creative solutions are realized, implemented and delivered.
  • Work along business analysts to complement user stories with design output
  • Work closely with Project manager and the team to ensure the sprint expectations are being respected and backlog defined.
  • Keep abreast of latest practices, techniques and emerging technologies within the industry and employ these to develop ideas and inspire creative concepts.
  • Act as a design and UX advocate internally and externally.
  • Work directly with the client on project scope and expectations.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • UX designer with over 3 years work experience working for respected clients as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role.
  • Understanding of the UX processes.
  • Experience in interface design for desktop, tablet, and mobile.
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment is desired.
  • Experience of working to strict deadlines.
  • Proven design track record.
  • Experience in designing user flows, wireframes and implementation instructions.
  • Ability to define key metrics and evaluate project success.
  • Portfolio of UX and design work.

Skills

  • World class UX / interface design
  • Strong proof of concept, rapid prototyping, storyboarding and technical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to quickly turn around detailed wireframes and mock-ups in an iterative environment.
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Axure, Adobe CS, etc.
  • An understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and other key web technologies.

This is a 3 month assignment based in Holborn Central London.

Please send your CV to us in Word format along with your daily rate and availability.

Electrical / Electronics Engineer (Contractor)

2 days ago
Partner Recruiter - United Kingdom, UK
Full Description:
Electrical / Electronics Engineer (Contractor) c£350 / Day
South East ABJ4035
Contract 12 months £350 a day (Limited Company Rate)
As an experienced electrical engineer with the ability to solve highly technical problems you will be required to manage device development activities within the future products team of a global R&D organisation. As an electrical engineer as part of the product development plan you will be required to lead the electrical definition, development and delivery of multiple interconnected components, from different internal and external engineering and R&D disciplines to create their future products.
Key Responsibilities
  • Managing innovation projects for new device technologies.
  • Managing improvement projects for manufacturability, cost reduction, complexity reduction, component selection and obsolescence or consumer complaint reduction.
  • System Design Specification - work with necessary stakeholders and prepare system requirements specification including hardware and software.
  • System Functional and Non-Functional Analysis - carry out a range of analysis and investigations to create the user stories for the product.
  • Liaise with cross category architecture teams to maintain alignment with the specified programs, as well as electrical and physical architecture.
  • Product Verification and Validation - design and develop system integration plan and tests.
  • Lead System Integration and test (EVT).
  • Assist with safety certification testing and country specific homologation.
  • Responsible for product documentation from initial proposals through first production release.
  • Assist with production and field failure analysis as required.
  • Provide device and electrical /electronics systems Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for prior art technical assessments of patents for freedom to operate.
  • Designing and leading (internally or with our partners) R&D device design experiments in support of assertive patenting workstreams.
  • Ensuring electronics design and packaging meet requirements of battery technologies used by the company.
  • Develop test kit, where necessary, to interrogate onboard chips or measure outputs against a functionality matrix.
  • Improving drawing standards and ensuring drawings supplied from design teams / 3rd party industrial design agencies meet requirements for PCB assembler implementation and quality inspection.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Background Electrical ./ Electronics Engineering
  • Knowledge and understanding of product development processes
  • Single layer PCB design experience and electronics test design
  • IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 (level 1)
  • Component selection and experience in battery powered, consumer electronics
  • RF comms design, Electronics and battery encapsulation.
  • Component choice for manufacturability, operational performance and consumer safety
  • KPI definition and dashboard creation, Fluent in Electrical CAD software use
  • Working knowledge of electrical and firmware design methods
  • Working knowledge of mass produced product development and debug tools
  • Use of PCB design software (Altium or similar), Flexible circuit design
  • Experience with Li-ion battery failure modes
To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ4035 on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) for this 12 month contract or apply to

UAT TESTER

3 days ago
Spring - Edinburgh, UK

Spring Technology's client, a public sector organisation, are currently looking to recruit a UAT Tester for an initial 6 month contract based in Edinburgh on a rate of c.£300-£350/day (outside of IR35).

Responsibilities:

  • Review business requirements, user stories and functional flows with the Product Owners (business leads) and Business Analysts to ensure the requirements are complete.
  • Participate in sprint meetings (daily scrums, pre-planning, formal planning and retrospective) and provide UAT feedback accordingly.
  • Prepare high level and detailed UAT tests.
  • Execution of tests and logging of defects during UAT testing.
  • Report testing progress and any risks or issues to the UAT Manager.

Requirements:

  • Experience of documenting test results, including defects and progress.
  • Experience of liaising with IT developers and system testers to resolve faults and identify possible resolutions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders and fellow testers.
  • Ability to plan scripts into logical test cycles.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills with the ability to present data and results in a clear and concise manner.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of working in an Agile IT development environment.
  • Practical experience of using JIRA.
  • An ISTQB testing qualification at foundation level (or higher).

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch with Claire Lorden OR Chris Wallis on 0131 524 9027 or send your CV through to [email protected] OR [email protected] Spring acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Spring. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser: www.spring.com/candidate-privacy-information-statement

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Claire Lorden

UAT TEST LEAD

3 days ago
Spring - Edinburgh, UK

Spring Technology's client, a public sector organisation, are currently looking to recruit a UAT Lead for an initial 6 month contract based in Edinburgh on a rate of c.£350-£400/day (outside of IR35).

Responsibilities:

  • Review business requirements, user stories and functional flows with the Product Owners (business leads) and Business Analysts to ensure the requirements are complete.
  • Participate in sprint meetings (daily scrums, pre-planning, formal planning and retrospective) and provide UAT feedback accordingly.
  • Prepare test plans and estimations.
  • Prepare high level and detailed UAT tests.
  • Lead & Mentor a small team of UAT testers to deliver the UAT function of the programme.
  • Execution of tests and logging of defects during UAT testing.
  • Report testing progress and any risks or issues to the UAT Manager.

Requirements:

  • Experience in leading a small group of testers.
  • Experience in training /coaching UAT testers when necessary.
  • Experience of documenting test results, including defects and progress.
  • Experience of liaising with IT developers and system testers to resolve faults and identify possible resolutions.
  • Experience in test planning and test estimation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders and fellow testers.
  • Ability to plan scripts into logical test cycles.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills with the ability to present data and results in a clear and concise manner.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of working in an Agile IT development environment.
  • Practical experience of using JIRA.
  • An ISTQB testing qualification at foundation level (or higher).

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch with Claire Lorden OR Chris Wallis on 0131 524 9027 or send your CV through to [email protected] OR [email protected]
Spring acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Spring. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser: www.spring.com/candidate-privacy-information-statement

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Claire Lorden

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

Electrical / Electronics Engineer (Contractor)

4 days ago
Partner Recruiter - United Kingdom, UK
Full Description:
Electrical / Electronics Engineer (Contractor) c£350 / Day
South East ABJ4035
Contract 12 months £350 a day (Limited Company Rate)
As an experienced electrical engineer with the ability to solve highly technical problems you will be required to manage device development activities within the future products team of a global R&D organisation. As an electrical engineer as part of the product development plan you will be required to lead the electrical definition, development and delivery of multiple interconnected components, from different internal and external engineering and R&D disciplines to create their future products.
Key Responsibilities
  • Managing innovation projects for new device technologies.
  • Managing improvement projects for manufacturability, cost reduction, complexity reduction, component selection and obsolescence or consumer complaint reduction.
  • System Design Specification - work with necessary stakeholders and prepare system requirements specification including hardware and software.
  • System Functional and Non-Functional Analysis - carry out a range of analysis and investigations to create the user stories for the product.
  • Liaise with cross category architecture teams to maintain alignment with the specified programs, as well as electrical and physical architecture.
  • Product Verification and Validation - design and develop system integration plan and tests.
  • Lead System Integration and test (EVT).
  • Assist with safety certification testing and country specific homologation.
  • Responsible for product documentation from initial proposals through first production release.
  • Assist with production and field failure analysis as required.
  • Provide device and electrical /electronics systems Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for prior art technical assessments of patents for freedom to operate.
  • Designing and leading (internally or with our partners) R&D device design experiments in support of assertive patenting workstreams.
  • Ensuring electronics design and packaging meet requirements of battery technologies used by the company.
  • Develop test kit, where necessary, to interrogate onboard chips or measure outputs against a functionality matrix.
  • Improving drawing standards and ensuring drawings supplied from design teams / 3rd party industrial design agencies meet requirements for PCB assembler implementation and quality inspection.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Background Electrical ./ Electronics Engineering
  • Knowledge and understanding of product development processes
  • Single layer PCB design experience and electronics test design
  • IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 (level 1)
  • Component selection and experience in battery powered, consumer electronics
  • RF comms design, Electronics and battery encapsulation.
  • Component choice for manufacturability, operational performance and consumer safety
  • KPI definition and dashboard creation, Fluent in Electrical CAD software use
  • Working knowledge of electrical and firmware design methods
  • Working knowledge of mass produced product development and debug tools
  • Use of PCB design software (Altium or similar), Flexible circuit design
  • Experience with Li-ion battery failure modes
To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ4035 on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) for this 12 month contract or apply to

Last 90 Days

High rate for User Stories in UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer

6 days ago
ReThink Recruitment - South West, UK

Role: Senior Test Automation Engineer

Location: South West

Duration: 120 working day contract

Rate: £600 per day Inside IR35

To be eligible for this position you must hold valid DV (Developed Vetting) Clearance

We are working with a leading public-sector organisation who are searching for a Senior Test Automation Engineer to design, build, test and deploy effective test automation solutions, working within a scrum team. You will also be expected to be involved with some manual/exploratory testing where automation is not applicable.

You will be working within the Visual studio domain for C# or IntelliJ/Eclipse for Java, writing both the initial Behaviour driven development tests and the automated test code itself. The post-holder will take define Product Backlog Items, User Stories or requirements and translate these into tests.

What is the aim of the position?

  • To provide fast feedback to the development teams
  • To ensure the right level of automation is applied
  • To complete ongoing maintenance of automated tests

Expected Tasks

  • Writing Test Automation Code
  • Create test strategies, plans and other testing documents for major/complex projects
  • Maximise defect detection prior to release and confirm customer requirements and expectations are met
  • Review testing documents written by junior team members
  • Analyse requirements/user stories and design automated or manual tests and acceptance criteria
  • Peer review test scripts produced by other testing colleagues. This will include writing Behaviour Driven Tests
  • Lead, co-ordinate and participate in test execution, defect recording and capture of test results using agile Scrum and/or waterfall approaches as required
  • Summarise results of test execution into test reports, during and on completion of testing
  • Be recognised as a software testing SME, mentor business SMEs in support of user acceptance testing
  • Suggest and implement improvements to test processes especially in the area of test automation

To be successful you will need…

Essential:

  • Able to demonstrate extensive experience of delivering professional software testing services
  • Working knowledge of C# and/or Java
  • Evidence of ability to write well-structured code, creating robust and reusable tests
  • Evidence of implementing best practice in test automation
  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
  • Evidence of writing SQL queries to setup, manipulate and report on data in a rational database
  • Evidence of writing Behaviour Driven Development tests

Desirable:

  • Experience in using JavaScript
  • Experience of non-functional testing (most desirable are performance testing, security testing and load testing) and associated test tools
  • Experience using test management tools
  • Experience delivering testing in Agile and waterfall project environments
  • Experience of use of Cucumber and/or Spec Flow
  • Experience of use of Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Test Manager
  • Exposure to Continuous Integration/Deployment, Rapid Delivery, DevOps environments

If you have the relevant skill-sets and are interested in the position please apply or get in touch with Lily in the Rethink Bristol office.

UX Designer - Fintech

7 days ago
Premier Group - London, UK

UX Designer

Central London

£400 - £500 Per Day

A reputable client, working in the Fintech sector, are looking for a UX designer to work on a new project. You will be working across a range of different media platforms to complete a new end to end project.

The ideal UX Designer will be able to:

  • Create wireframes and user stories.
  • Be proficient in Sketch, InVision and Illustrator.
  • Have a clear understanding of Information Architecture.
  • Have experience in end to end projects.

This contract is a minimum of 4 months and has the potential to lead onto more work in the future.

If you think you are suitable for this job role please apply now!

You can get in touch with me here:

[email protected]

Premier Group: 02072475747

https://www.linkedin.com/in/molly-jennings-2b5b07169/

Also, if you know of anyone suitable that may be interested please contact me as we offer up to £500 on our referral scheme.


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High rate for User Stories in UK

.Net Developer

7 days ago
Pontoon - Nottingham, UK

.Net Developer
Nottingham
3 months rolling contract
£450 per day

A new opportunity has arisen within for a Software Developer (.NET Core). This is an exciting role in our development team creating and supporting solutions for our partner deliveries, as well as our core platform. We have recently delivered a set of microservices in AWS and are forming a team to help our partners implement these within their own consumer-facing products.

Technical Expertise

  • Experience in Microsoft development technologies: C# / .NET CORE.
  • Commensurate experience in similar languages/frameworks considered.
  • Polyglots highly sought after.

Core Competencies

  • Excellent knowledge of Agile development methodologies and development processes: SCRUM, TDD, CI, CD
  • Collaborate effectively across the global product development community to support the full product lifecycle * Refine product user stories, evaluate alternatives, provide estimates and make recommendations * Strong communication skills and the ability to explain solutions to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Clear and concise technical documentation * Mentoring and coaching of other developers * Code reviews & walkthroughs * Unit, integration & performance testing

Behaviours

  • Be passionate about building solutions adhering to the highest technical standards and focused on delivering value to our customers
  • Have a strong sense of ownership and responsibility around the products and services we deliver to customers * Enjoy working with a team in a challenging environment where you succeed or fail together and continually push each other to improve * Be an active participant in the procedural and social evolution of our team; look for opportunities to add value, to bring the team together and champion improvements to our way of working * Have an interest in the emerging technical landscape, keeping up to date with changes in industry and technology and appreciate the bearing these may have on our products

Advantageous skills

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services * Microservices Architecture * Git Source Control * Docker * Crucible, JIRA and Jenkins/Travis * NoSQL Databases (DynamoDB) * xUnit, Moq

Qualifications

  • Ideally a BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar technical discipline; however commensurate industry and technical experience are acceptable

High rate for User Stories in UK

Test Engineer

8 days ago
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Southampton, UK

Tester

Your new company
This is one of the UK's leading brands originally known as one the biggest produces of paper maps they are transforming there business to produce digital map data, online route planning, sharing services and mobile apps plus many other location based products.

Your new role

Your role will include daily contact with stakeholders, product owners and on-site team members to understand functional and non-functional requirements and design BDD test scenarios according to the acceptance criteria.

You will regularly participate in squad estimation activities and are encouraged to identify opportunities to maximise test benefit within the team. You will report to and provide regular updates to the domain Test Lead. Working within an agile team, you will be responsible for designing and executing automated and manual test suites to ensure adequate and effective test coverage and provide test assurance of the user stories according to the defined acceptance test criteria.

This is a technical role and requires knowledge of data testing, performance and load test, automation and building end to end test scenarios in a CI/CD environment. You will provide assurance at team retrospectives and planning sessions to ensure test best practice, continual improvements and appropriate standards are adhered to.

What you'll need to succeed

Experience:

You will need to demonstrate your track record against the following criteria:

  • Proven analytical skills, designing and implementing BDD feature files for functional and non-functional test activities is essential
  • Experience of delivering automated test frameworks in a test-first CI/CD environment
  • Ability to define the appropriate end to end test approach for automation and performance
  • Proven technical skills in one or more of the following is essential: Azure DevOps, Specflow, JMeter, Selenium WebDriver, WebInspect, C#, JavaScript, Python, Visual Studio, FME
  • Experience of testing on a cloud platform is preferred
  • Experience of allocating and prioritising own work and working across multiple delivery teams
  • Good knowledge of agile methodologies and software engineering best practice, advising on process improvement
  • Coaching and mentoring experience of test automation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders and customers
  • Awareness of geospatial systems and technologies is desirable but not essential


Behaviours:

  • Collaborative team player
  • Completer/Finisher
  • Hands-on doer
  • Problem solver
  • Motivated by technical challenges with a focus on delivery of business value



What you'll get in return
£Neg on Day rate, 6 Month (Possibility of Extension)

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Electrical / Electronics Engineer (Contractor)

8 days ago
Partner Recruiter - United Kingdom, UK
Full Description:
Electrical / Electronics Engineer (Contractor) c£350 / Day
South East ABJ4035
Contract 12 months £350 a day (Limited Company Rate)
As an experienced electrical engineer with the ability to solve highly technical problems you will be required to manage device development activities within the future products team of a global R&D organisation. As an electrical engineer as part of the product development plan you will be required to lead the electrical definition, development and delivery of multiple interconnected components, from different internal and external engineering and R&D disciplines to create their future products.
Key Responsibilities
  • Managing innovation projects for new device technologies.
  • Managing improvement projects for manufacturability, cost reduction, complexity reduction, component selection and obsolescence or consumer complaint reduction.
  • System Design Specification - work with necessary stakeholders and prepare system requirements specification including hardware and software.
  • System Functional and Non-Functional Analysis - carry out a range of analysis and investigations to create the user stories for the product.
  • Liaise with cross category architecture teams to maintain alignment with the specified programs, as well as electrical and physical architecture.
  • Product Verification and Validation - design and develop system integration plan and tests.
  • Lead System Integration and test (EVT).
  • Assist with safety certification testing and country specific homologation.
  • Responsible for product documentation from initial proposals through first production release.
  • Assist with production and field failure analysis as required.
  • Provide device and electrical /electronics systems Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for prior art technical assessments of patents for freedom to operate.
  • Designing and leading (internally or with our partners) R&D device design experiments in support of assertive patenting workstreams.
  • Ensuring electronics design and packaging meet requirements of battery technologies used by the company.
  • Develop test kit, where necessary, to interrogate onboard chips or measure outputs against a functionality matrix.
  • Improving drawing standards and ensuring drawings supplied from design teams / 3rd party industrial design agencies meet requirements for PCB assembler implementation and quality inspection.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Background Electrical ./ Electronics Engineering
  • Knowledge and understanding of product development processes
  • Single layer PCB design experience and electronics test design
  • IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 (level 1)
  • Component selection and experience in battery powered, consumer electronics
  • RF comms design, Electronics and battery encapsulation.
  • Component choice for manufacturability, operational performance and consumer safety
  • KPI definition and dashboard creation, Fluent in Electrical CAD software use
  • Working knowledge of electrical and firmware design methods
  • Working knowledge of mass produced product development and debug tools
  • Use of PCB design software (Altium or similar), Flexible circuit design
  • Experience with Li-ion battery failure modes
To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ4035 on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) for this 12 month contract or apply to
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Software Developer - 6 Months - London -£450pd (LAS/SD3290/L...

8 days ago
People Source Consulting - London, UK
People Source Consulting are currently seeking an experienced Software Developer to take on 6 Month contract role with a well-known Central London client.

In this role you will work on a prototype (alpha) end to end digital service which allows users to submit a Subject Access Request, understand what information our client holds, how it is being used, and request changes in that data and how it is used; a centralised register for authorised users to record and Information Asset.

Your role will be to build software that supports user needs. Continually improve the service by identifying new tools and techniques, removing technical bottlenecks, and adapting and maintaining code
Skills and experience:

  • Experience working alongside a user researcher and technical architect using user centred design practices to ensure user stories and user research are at the heart of the product design
  • Proven ability to design services to meet valid user needs including planning, designing and conducting usability testing of prototypes
  • Proven experience in sue of industry standard web application technologies such as HTML, CSS, CS5, JAVA, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby and Python
  • Proven experience in use of service-based technologies such as SOAP, RESTful, APIs, XML messaging and JSON
  • Experience of working using Agile Methodology
  • Experience Delivering outputs in line with the Government Digital Service Standard, Government Digital Service Design Manual and Government Technology Code of Practice and assessment process
  • Experience of deploying and building web applications on Cloud Foundry using buildpacks and the CLI
  • Experience of deploying products to meet the needs of assisted digital users to ensure the service is designed to enable maximum digital take up
  • Proven experience of iterative product development based on user needs and stories
  • Understanding of Government Digital Service design principles
  • Experience designing services GOV.UK
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary agile terms

Candidates will require SC Clearance for this role. If candidates do not hold, current valid SC Clearance as a minimum they must be eligible for clearance and willing to go through the process.

In return we are offering a 6 month full time contract on a day rate of £450 (Outside of IR35). Your main office location will be Central London, although some remote working is available at the individual line managers discretion.

If you closely match the skills and experience outlined and you would like to be considered for this job, please submit your up to date CV to: [email protected] or respond to this advert.

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.

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Rates by region
London£484/day
UK£449/day
Leeds£391/day