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  • £27k - 50k
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Why work for Tracsis?

 We are a SME who is big enough to make things happen but small enough to care about our employees and who prides itself on working with a blue chip client base including the majority of the UK transport operators such as Arriva, First, Stagecoach, Go-Ahead, National Express and Virgin.

We won the Yorkshire Business Award for SME of the Year in 2016 and in the same year won the £10 - £50 million Turnover Category Winner for the Yorkshire Post Excellent in Business Awards 2016 and whilst we love to win awards,our main focus is providing brilliant software solutions to the rail industry.

We believe our success is down to the agile and collaborative way we work, the opportunities we seek and act upon and our amazing employees who make everything happen.

Software Developers 

  • £27k to £50k per annum, plus bonus and pension
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Based in Leeds, LS2 9DF
  • Permanent contract
  • Flexible working

We are currently recruiting for  Software Developers into our Leeds team (also for our Manchester and Derby teams), so we can expand on our current offerings and specialise in resource and schedule software applications for the public transport industry. If you want to join our successful teams, then read on.

Our Software Developers work in small teams and provide bespoke solutions to a variety of operators within the rail industry and the projects worked on span a wide range from enterprise-wide software as a service applications to sophisticated optimisation solutions. We are driven to improve the rail industry and we hope you will share this passion with us. You will rely upon your excellent problem solving skills to assist with software that helps the rail industry to run smoothly and efficiently.

 You will work on the full development life cycle working on both Brownfield and Greenfield software development projects at enterprise level, which means you will work across different technologies and whilst utilising your current skills, you will also develop new ones.

 Whatever the domain, we emphasise the best technical practices and value long term quality.

 Our strategic goal is to always deliver value to customers using a continuous delivery approach and highly available systems. We seek to apply modern agile, based techniques such as automated testing and continuous integration.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Developing and delivering software to agreed timescales.
  • Working as part of a small development team, providing support to other team members where necessary
  • Analysis of product requirements.
  • Estimating resources and identifying risks to achieve project goals.

Skills and Experience in one or more of the following technologies:

  • Java
  • Angular
  • AWS
  • C#
  • C++
  • Javascript (including Sencha, ExtJS)
  • Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL
  • Functional Programming
  • HTML5
  • Spring Framework

To apply:

Go to http://www.tracsis.com for further information or email recruitment@tracsis.com with a covering letter, your c.v and your current salary and benefits. 

We looking forward to receiving your c.v's.Strictly no agencies.  Applications received from agencies will not be considered and unsolicited calls from agencies are not welcome.

  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description





Summary



About the Tesco Technology GMO Team

GMO Technology team is an e-commerce group within Tesco responsible for building and enhancing features across the GMO platform that comprises of order channels like a responsive Website, Order-by-phone, Instore tills and self-service Kiosks. The platform has support applications like Business Control Centre that helps merchandisers with web hierarchy, price and promotions management. We also have a Call Centre Application that caters to after sales contact for order amendments, cancellation, Returns & refunds.

We handle millions of customer requests per day, ranging from product search, basket additions, to order placement. We deliver valuable outcomes to Tesco through a data-led and agile product-based approach whilst balancing the need for delivery with our commitment to obtain the highest possible standards of availability, reliability and security. Every millisecond of latency improvement is important to us.

Features on our platform built/enhanced utilising a wide range of technologies including:
  • Java, J2EE, Ruby, Cucumber
  • ATG eCommerce framework, Elastic Search, Endeca, Akamai;
  • Backbone.JS, React JS , CSS3 , HTML5, Jlint
  • Amazon Web Services, Jenkins, Chef, Linux;
  • Oracle, MS SQL Server.


We take responsibility for the software through its entire lifecycle. We practice continuous integration and delivery and support our code through to production and beyond. We give teams the autonomy to work in the way that best suits them whilst maintaining some shared ceremonies including a regular show and tell session.

Main Responsibilities



The role involves the following activities:
  • leading engineers to write high quality code that's easy to understand and work with
  • Pair programming to write high quality code that's easy to understand and work with
  • Writing tests - very often before the associated code - at unit level with Junit, Mockito and in BDD style with Ruby/Cucumber
  • Reviewing pull requests and giving good feedback
  • Attending backlog refinement and planning sessions to discuss and estimate (small, medium, large) upcoming stories
  • Taking part in understanding requirements and designing GMO platform features and their implementations
  • Supporting the service, both during office hours and out of hours via paid support rota
  • Championing Devops
  • Implementing monitoring and alerting mechanisms via AppD, Splunk, Runscope and other tools
  • Building for security and user data privacy
  • Being involved with attracting and interviewing further excellent engineers for Tesco.


Ideal Candidate



Experience relevant for this job:
  • Java and ideally other JVM languages such as Ruby.
  • Designing and building distributed systems, for scalability, availability and performance.
  • Testing everything, automating everything.


Skills relevant for the job
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Problem solving, analysis and computational skills.
  • Customer focus.
  • Innovative approach to problem solving.
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

At ThoughtWorks our dedication to the art of software delivery has long meant driving deeper collaboration between different parts of an organisation. We literally wrote the book on Continuous Delivery, which recognizes the deeper role of infrastructure and operations as an integral part of the delivery process, and have been an active part of the DevOps community since the beginning.

As an Infrastructure Developer at ThoughtWorks you are responsible for bringing and spreading the knowledge, ideas, and hands-on implementation skills needed to deliver and run software services.

ThoughtWorks is synonymous with innovation. We're a diverse community of bright and passionate individuals striving to have a positive impact on the world. Our clients are organisations with ambitious missions, where we deliver complex enterprise systems using a philosophy based on lightweight design, Agile, and open-source.

We help our customers to adopt DevOps approaches, break out of rigid, traditional ways of working and move to more customer-focused and agile approach. We currently have multiple positions for experts in infrastructure as code and DevOps to join us. 

As an Infrastructure Developer / DevOps consultant at ThoughtWorks you are responsible for ensuring that the team and client have an understanding of operational requirements, and take a shared responsibility for designing and implementing infrastructure for delivering and running software services. This involves hands-on involvement in building deployment and testing pipelines, automated provisioning of cloud infrastructure, and infrastructure support services such as monitoring. There are a lot of moving pieces to fit together so communication is essential to ensure stuff is not missed. You will be depended upon for advice regarding the cross-functional aspects of user stories which may not always be obvious from the start. Watching out for performance bottlenecks and scaling pitfalls are all within the realms of an Infrastructure Developer at ThoughtWorks. In addition to technical skills, at ThoughtWorks we also need excellent coaches so your patience and a desire to take others along with you is absolutely key. If this sounds appealing then we want to talk to you!

In an Infrastructure Developer role at ThoughtWorks, here's what you'll bring:

  • Collaborative, team focus
  • As we a consulting business, naturally we seek excellent communication skills
  • Extensive experience working with server virtualisation (VMWare, Xen, etc.), IaaS and PaaS cloud (AWS, Azure, GCE, Rackspace, Digital Ocean, Heroku, OpenStack, CloudStack, CloudFoundry, etc.)
  • Infrastructure provisioning tools (such as Docker, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Packer, CloudFormation, Terraform)
  • An eagerness to learn enough about whatever tools or tricks are needed to get the job done
  • Scripting and programming languages (Python, Ruby, Perl, PowerShell, Golang, etc.)
  • Proficiency in building Linux and Windows systems (RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS, etc.)
  • Passion for and ability to work with software development teams releasing production-ready software on a daily basis
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (Jenkins, Travis-CI, GoCD)
  • Experience administering application servers, web servers, and databases (Jetty, Tomcat, Websphere, Nginx, Mongrel, Microsoft IIS, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Some experience with unit testing and automated testing tools
  • Operations team experience

In an Infrastructure developer role at ThoughtWorks you'll get to:

  • Think through hard problems in a consultancy environment, and work with amazing people to make the solutions a reality
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, non-hierarchical environment where talent is valued over job title or years of experience
  • Develop your career outside the confines of a traditional career path
  • Build bespoke software using the latest technologies and tools

We work almost exclusively on customer site providing a mix of delivery and consulting services, so you'll be flexible about travel. 

We offer amazing benefits from the day you start including private medical insurance, travel insurance, income protection, critical illness, life assurance, pension scheme, child care vouchers, personal development budget, 25 days holiday and a ride2work scheme.

To apply please submit your CV and tell us why you want to join ThoughtWorks. Our recruiters will be in touch.

We proudly, passionately and actively strive to make both ThoughtWorks and our industry more representative of the communities we serve. We promote diversity in all its forms and reject discrimination and inequality. 

Our diversity and award winning culture inspires our thought leaders and serves to nurture and develop amazing ideas. We believe this makes us a world leading destination of choice for all technologists.

We’re also passionate about delivering quality by ensuring the most valuable use of our talents and experience. We aim to support different working patterns to ensure a diverse collective of people can call ThoughtWorks their home so if you’re looking to work with high profile clients, delivering digital transformation and innovation, get in touch and chat to us about working flexibly!

  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Analytics and Information Management Are you interested in a career in our Analytics and Information Management (AIM) practice?  From strategy to delivery our AIM practice experts offer  Strategic, advisory and management consulting across Enterprise Information Management, business intelligence and analytics Strategic, advisory and implementation services for next generation technologies such as Big Data analytics, mobile and cloud BI Enterprise performance management solutions spanning business strategy and enterprise metrics definitions End-to-end information management services including data management, data integration, data quality and data governance Responsibilitie
  • Be part of an Agile delivery team and be able to deliver tasks independently
  • Work on development related activities using ODI, Oracle as tableau across the global projects.
  • Provide ongoing user engagement & support in ensuring project consistency across different areas within the bank.
  • Liaise with Project Managers, development, QA, and Release teams globally to plan, define and execute requirements.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge on system infrastructure and capabilities and interdependencies in the Bank.
  • Working with various upstream BAs, PMs and IT.
  • Work as a member of an effective team, contributing to ad hoc requests without losing focus on primary objectives.
Key Requirements
  • Hands on experience in design and development. experience in the area of data warehousing and data integration solutions
  • Strong 3+ year hand-on experience in Oracle Data Integrator with in-depth understanding of the Oracle Data integration product suite and latest offerings
  • Working knowledge of ODI setup and configuration
  • Extensive experience with Oracle Database 
  • Experience with OWB is an added advantage
  • Must have executed at least 2 projects in ODI
Key Skills Required:
  • Exceptional technical and communication skills combined with team leading experience.
  • Client facing and team mentoring experience 
  • Have experience of full project lifecycle, including managing dependencies, resources and competing priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good understanding of the enterprise application, data integration and Data warehouse architectures and data management technologies
  • Strong understanding of database and ETL performance tuning/ optimization approaches and best practices
Good to Have Skills:
  • Exposure to Oracle Golden Gate.
About Cognizant  Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at http://www.cognizant.com or follow us @Cognizant.
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Job Summary:

Senior software engineer with experience designing and developing data integrations solutions including big data architecture and analytic solutions.  Skillset should focus on data integration & migration utilizing Talend, Scala & Spark for developing and migrating big-data on AWS cloud platform.  Candidate must be willing to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage multiple assignments.  Must actively support and contribute to the Agile practices adopted by the development team.  Must have a proven history of building data pipelines carrying high volume data.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing data ingestion/presentation/semantics data layers using Talend as guided by BA/Data Governance. 
  • Uses the data ingestion/data transformation frameworks developed by the consultants and where necessary assist in the development of new frameworks /or framework variants. 
  • Has a domain understanding of both the data and the use cases and therefore is responsible for creating common profiles for data elements to facilitate discovery and reusability.
  • Data discovery processes
  • Skills in data modelling (both structured and unstructured) data
  • Skills in metadata repositories (Talend/Distro)
  • Skills in data acquisition (ingestion and metadata)
  • Skills in data manipulation: Talend, Java, Drill, Scala, Python
  • Experience with Hadoop / Hive.

Essential Skills:

  • Good experience with Talend Big Data and Talend Data Integration
  • Good implementation experience in AWS cloud platforms.
  • Development of Talend data intake, cleansing and transformation process in a Cloudera Data Lake framework.
  • Batch and streamed data flows in and out of Cloudera.
  • Co-Design of comprehensive Tech Metadata management framework under Cloudera
  • Integration of In Memory Data Grid solutions.
  • Integration with Salesforce
  • Talend Job optimization and integration into Oozie.
  • Good DBMS knowledge : Redshift, Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL, Postgresql,
  • Data discovery processes
  • Skills in data modelling (both structured and unstructured) data
  • Skills in metadata repositories (Talend/Distro)
  • Skills in data acquisition (ingestion and metadata)
  • Skills in data manipulation: Talend
  • Experience with Hadoop / Hive.
  • Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
  • Demonstrable track record as an owner: someone who can take a concept and make it real.
  • A thirst for knowledge and continuous improvement.
The following 3 Talend certifications
    • Talend Data Integration Basics
    • Talend Data Integration Advanced
    • Talend Big Data Basics

Nice to have skills:

  • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
  • Familiar with building secure software using modern security principles
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Data management and analytics
  • Generation of data catalogues/models to user communities (e.g. ERWIN)
  • Knowledge of Cloudera platform: HDFS, Hbase, Hive, Impala.
  • Scala, Python / Spark Programming
  • Skills in data manipulation: Lambda, Solr etc.
  • Experience with Spark environment
Certification in below Talend modules
    • Talend Big Data Advanced – Spark
    • Talend Data Mapper Essentials
    • Talend Data Integration Admin
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Analytics and Information Management

Are you interested in a career in our Analytics and Information Management (AIM) practice?  From strategy to delivery our AIM practice experts offer 

  • Strategic, advisory and management consulting across Enterprise Information Management, business intelligence and analytics
  • Strategic, advisory and implementation services for next generation technologies such as Big Data analytics, mobile and cloud BI
  • Enterprise performance management solutions spanning business strategy and enterprise metrics definitions
  • End-to-end information management services including data management, data integration, data quality and data governance
Our team cover the lifecycle of information utilization, from ideation to implementation to value creation. Cognizant consultants help our clients define strategy and solution architecture. We then help identify and combine the types of data available within our clients and from outside sourcesincluding social media—to create a “Data to Foresight” continuum. 

We currently have exciting opportunities within our AIM practice and seeking for talented and passionate Markit EDM Developers. Experienced developer in database, data warehouse and ETL space; capable of handling a dynamic role. Primary purpose will be design and development of mastering solutions, data warehouse models and ETL flows. Plus third level support. Candidate will be required to adapt to the demands of a rapid project. It is imperative the candidate is willing to take ownership of issues and suggest solutions, following through from requirements to solution design.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Typical day to day responsibilities for this role will include:
  • Liaise with Project Managers, Business Analysts and Business Users 
  • Design and Develop ETL packages in Informatica/Ab Initio/SSIS
  • Ability to model Dimensional Schemata
  • Experience in the data lifecycle in Data Warehouses
  • Fully cognizant of Dimensional Modelling concepts
  • Own, manage and chase development from analysis through to closure
  • Adhere to defined global project methodologies
Skills and competencies

  • The successful candidate will possess the following skills and competencies:
  • Previously worked with Investment Data and Security Masters
  • Previous experience working as an ETL/Data Developer
  • Ability to analyse and map data
  • Experience with Eagle PACE or Golden Source Data Warehouse
  • Expertise in Security Reference Mastering solutions (MarkitEDM/Golden Source)
  • Proficient with SQL Server and Oracle
  • Understanding of the Financial Services Industry
  • In depth appreciation of the data attributes consumed by an Asset Management firm
  • Well acquainted with Financial Instrument data, specifically different types of front, middle and back-office files
Key Capabilities:

  • Pro-active and ability to self-manage, respond quickly to business demands
  • Be able to work to a demanding schedule and delivery to specific deadlines
  • Ability to offer solutions and options rather than a tendency to focus on a problem
  • Must accept and respond positively to change
  • Willingness to collaborate with the business SMEs to identify efficiency gains and enable focused testing
  • £50k - 90k
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

We have opportunities for experienced Java developers to join our product-led consultancy.

Working on ALFA Systems, you will be delivering the benefits of cutting-edge Java technologies to our clients in the asset finance industry. Building and maintaining an industry-leading product capable of managing millions of complex contracts offers plenty of interesting technical challenges.

We're a strong believer in the benefits of processes such as agile, test-driven development and continuous integration. We also believe strongly in the value of technology industry conferences, and regularly send developers to JavaOne, QCon, Devoxx and others.

Your skills and experience will help us keep at the forefront of functionality and technology. 

We only consider applicants who already have the right to work in the UK.

We are looking for:

  • 3+ years of professional Java development

Optional technical skills

These are some of the technologies we use day-to-day. The more of these you have experience of the better, but we can provide training where required.

  • Eclipse IDE
  • Java EE
    • JAX-WS
    • Servlet API
    • JMS
    • JMX
  • Hibernate
  • Google Guice
  • Infinispan
  • Lucene (via Hibernate Search)
  • Groovy
  • Agile & Scrum methodologies
  • Object-oriented design
  • Database design and SQL
  • JUnit and test-driven development
  • Subversion
  • Continuous integration
  • XML, XSD and XSLT

Other useful skills

  • HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Oracle database
  • MySQL database
  • SQL Server database
  • JBoss, WebSphere and WebLogic application servers
  • JMS, including WebSphere MQ
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

As a Web Developer at Acturis you will

  • Work on a successful website platform using ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC
  • Build complex and dynamic web front ends using JavaScript and a variety of frameworks
  • Design and build innovative new tools and solutions
  • Optimise and refactor existing code
  • Work alongside a motivated and smart team of developers
  • Use development best practices like unit testing, and learn through pair-programming and code review

At Acturis our tech stack includes C#, .NET, JavaScript, AngularJS, React, Oracle, SQL Server and Couchbase. We encourage developers to try out new technologies.

You'll be given responsibility for discrete projects from an early stage, receive regular targets and feedback and an annual performance review. You'll follow a clearly defined career path that recognises personal development and contribution to the company.

Skills & Requirements

Successful candidates will have:

  • An aptitude for applying technology and structured problem solving
  • At least a 2.1 in a technical subject – Computer Science, Maths, Physics, Engineering – and good A Levels
  • An ability to work in teams and learn quickly
  • First-class organisational skills and a track record of delivering on projects
  • Demonstrated a passion for new technologies, especially web technologies
  • Strong verbal and written communication

 Specific technical skills required:

  • In-depth experience with a major programming language
  • Exposure to object-orientated programming
  • Some experience of C#, Java or C++
  • Glasgow
  • £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
    • Permanent
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job Title: Solution Designer
Location: Glasgow
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 plus excellent benefits

Fantastic opportunity in the centre of Glasgow to join a rapidly growing company that highly values its employers, working on an end-to-end solution design role on large-scale technical projects, working very closely with various technical and business teams.

This role will involve:

  • Technical Consultancy with various teams
  • Problem Solving, estimation and conceptual Design
  • Stakeholder Management to a high level
  • Maintaining awareness of the knock-on effect to the business of situations and options
  • Working in a very Agile focussed environment


Skills and experience required:

  • Experience of Java and C#.Net
  • SOA experience is essential
  • Good experience of databases (either Oracle, SQL Serve, MogoDB or Cassandra)
  • Experience of Cloud Computing would be a great advantage
  • Experience within Telephony projects or platforms would be a great advantage (Cisco, Avaya)
  • Micro Services
  • Excellent communications sills
  • SME in your field with a genuine interest in learning new technical releases


About the Company

This is an international company based very close to the centre of Glasgow. They are on a very large period of growth currently with a high number of projects and programmes underway requiring a large growth in staff.

Salaries of £50,000 - £60,000 will be considered and come with some excellent benefits including but not limited to: 10% pension contribution, Life Assurance, Private Medial cover, holidays, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, membership discounts and 1 day per week working from home conditions.

Applicants must have the existing rights to live and work in the UK as sponsorship support is sadly not an option. Applicants must be confident that they will successfully pass credit vetting as this is essential prior to joining.

For more details of the Solution Designer position, please send in your CV as the first step. A cover letter is not essential.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

  • London
  • £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
    • Permanent
  • 02 Sep 2018

BIG DATA ENGINEER
SPORTS BROADCASTING
LONDON
£50'000-£60'000 and benefits

Are you looking for the opportunity to be involved with a project that aims to rapidly expand a complex data system? As a Big Data Engineer, you will be involved in the transition towards a data streaming platform by developing the existing Hadoop ecosystem and implementing an ambitious new system built with Kafka at its heart.

THE COMPANY:
As a Big Data Engineer will involve working for a sports broadcasting company that are making a notable impression within a competitive market. They have created a live streaming platform that will rival the like of Netflix and BBC iPlayer. The company has lofty ambitions, with further expansion into the European and Asian markets projected to occur at an exponential rate. Despite this company has managed to create a warm office environment in which Sport is never far away from the conversational topic.

THE ROLE:
As a big data engineer you will be working within a tight-knit group of data engineers. However, variety won't be compromised as you will be expected to work closely with the database, network, BI and applications teams.

  • Moreover, the role will essentially involve a significant amount of work on the existing Hadoop ecosystem to be undertaken.
  • Exposure to technology at the forefront of the Big Data industry will ensure that there is scope for significant personal development.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES:

  • Strong commercial experience of Hadoop is essential to this role
  • Experience with using Linux, Unix OS services, Core Java, Spark and Kafka is preferable although not essential
  • Hands-on experience in SQL/Oracle PI, No SQL Databases and HBASE/Cassandra/Mongo DB
  • Strong communication skills to interact with members of other teams
  • Educated to at least degree level, in a numerate discipline

HOW TO APPLY:
Please register your interest by sending your CV to William Wrigley via the apply link on this page