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  • London
  • £450/day
    • Contract
  • 06 Nov 2019

83zero are working with one of the most exciting and up and coming Technology and Data Consultancies in the UK today.  Due to high success and growth they have an immediate need for a Data Consultant to join on a contract basis and in a client facing role.

As the Data Consultant you will be managing data stakeholders whilst owning the data and testing roadmap for the client.

You will implement key analytic strategies and be an evangelist for data and testing. You will own the KPI and metric conversions as well as delivering actionable insight off the back of analysis.

Key experience we are looking for includes:

  • A solid Data background
  • Google Analytics skills
  • Good SQL skills
  • Working experience of Tableau
  • GCP tool suite experience
  • Stakeholder management
  • Requirements gathering experience
  • Good communication skills

This role is to start immediately and interview will be taking place immediately.

If this role is of interest to you then please contact David Eales.

Data Consultant / Data Architect / Data Engineer / Tableau / Google / GCP / SQL / Data

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • £28,000 - £40,000/annum
  • 06 Nov 2019
  • London
  • £20,000 - £28,000/annum
    • Permanent
  • 06 Nov 2019

To see more Mandarin/Cantonese vacancies please follow us on WeChat: teamchinapf

Your New Job Title: Mandarin Chinese Speaking Application Support Analyst Night Shift (sponsorship)

岗位名称:中文普通话IT支持(提供工签)

Your New Job Location: Central London     

工作地点:伦敦

Your New Salary: c£28k+ good benefits

岗位薪资:£28k + 丰厚福利

About the role:

  • Pro actively monitor the production services.
  • Provide first line support to the customers.
  • Assist in the creation of a knowledge base to mitigate the number of escalations to the second line team.
  • Work with the Client Delivery team to ensure that they have satisfied all pre-production checks/tests before they are released into production.
  • Work with the QA team on a rotational basis to assist with quality assurance cycles and to obtain pre-release knowledge of new releases.
  • Work with the UAT team to test new clients to agreed standards during the on-boarding process.
  • Work closely with internal project staff to ensure that all production requirements are flagged and dealt with during customer on-boarding, ensuring smooth transition into production and to enhance the customer’s perception and experience of the company’s service.
  • Work with, and communicate to, all customers and internal technical staff during implementations.
  • Deal with service incidents that arise and work to achieve a positive outcome in the shortest possible time frame.
  • Maintain the company’s reputation for high-quality service support and delivery.
  • Contribute to all aspects of general business improvement.

Desired Knowledge & Experience:

  • Good technical background. Most desirable is experience of databases/SQL (ability to create and run own queries), MQ (any variant), SWIFT, ISO15022, ISO20022, FIX, XML, messaging authentication/ certification techniques and secure FTP environments.
  • Application support and operations in a client facing, financial environment.
  • Experience of project delivery life-cycles, in accordance with industry best practice. An understanding of ITIL is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce is an advantage.
  • Business Level written and spoken English skills essential, Mandarin is an advantage.

Person Specification:

  • Ability to stay calm and focused under pressure and able to positively direct customers, colleagues and service partners when resolving service issues.
  • Team player in multi-disciplined environment.
  • Strong work ethic and entrepreneurial approach.
  • Passionate about quality and 'getting it right’.
  • Highest levels of professionalism, honesty and integrity.
  • Willing to pursue a problem through to root cause identification.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Balanced individual able to critically appraise own strengths and weaknesses.
  • An example setter by deed as well as words.
  • Needs to be able to hold their corner and to be able to deal with a spirited work environment.
  • Flexible attitude and willingness to work alternative shift pattern, including day shift, should that be necessary (especially during training period).

A shift system is in operation, consisting of:

Day Shift Early: 07:30 to 16:00 Monday to Friday, with 1 hour break (7.5 hours work)

Day Shift Mid/Late: 09:00 to 17:30 Monday to Thursday, with 1 hour break. On Friday the shift will run 15:30 to 00:00, with 1 hour break (7.5 hours work)

Night Shift Early: Sunday 15:30 to Friday 00:00, with 1 hour break (7.5 hours work)

Night Shift Late: Sunday 23:30 to Fri 08:00 with 1 hour break (7.5 hours work).

Please note that although you are on a Night Shift contract, you will periodically have the opportunity (at management’s discretion and with your agreement) to work some day shifts. Occasional weekend and Bank Holiday working will be required for which time off in lieu or payment at the agreed daily rate will be given.

Please follow us on Linkedin: people-first-team-china

We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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  • Tewkesbury
    • Permanent
  • 06 Nov 2019

IT Operations Technician – Competitive Salary – Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

(Hosting, Kubernetes, Cloud, Azure, Windows Server, Linux)

The Role

We are looking for an experienced IT Operations Technician to join our Development Team. This role will report directly to the CTO and there is some scope to increase the size of the team at a later date and the opportunity for this role to become a Team Leader role depending on interest and skill. This is an exciting opportunity to take on a fresh challenge and grow with the company.

Our service currently runs across a combination of hosted Windows Servers, SQL Server and Cloud and has some basic monitoring in-place, but as the system is scaling, we need to improve the coverage and quality of our monitoring processes including, where appropriate, availability and performance dashboards, in order to proactively address any issues, to identify where released code has had an adverse impact and where a system problem is taking place. With a reliable operations monitoring solution, we are best placed to keep our availability high and to reduce demand for support.

The key responsibilities of an IT Operations Technician include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing operations support work related to system problems including some on-call work
  • Performing server maintenance, application of updates and pro-active planning and execution of hardware upgrades, replacements and repairs
  • Being involved with the automated deployment system as time, skills and interests dictate

The Company

Launched in 2010, SmartSurvey has rapidly grown into one of the leading online survey suppliers to leading brands across all sectors. Our software allows for the design, capture, reporting, and analysis of virtually any type of data and is a trusted supplier to over 260,000+ users worldwide.

We believe that creating surveys should not be complicated and we are committed to providing customers with the solutions they need. All advancements and upgrades to our survey software are done in-house, meaning we can respond quickly and seamlessly to any requests or gaps in the market. ‘User-friendly’ is our mantra!

The Person

The key skills and qualities of an IT Operations Technician:

  • 3 or more years of experience working on highly available cloud-based systems
  • An expert in Windows Server 2016+; experience of Kubernetes monitoring and deployments; able to produce monitoring dashboards in a suitable framework with various separate data feeds; and a good understanding of logging systems and logs parsing, ideally with ELK
  • A good communicator of knowledge and decision-making rationale; and fluent in both spoken and written English (a lot of communications will take place over Slack)

Additional desirable skills include:

  • Application Insights experience
  • Experience of automated builds and deployments
  • PowerShell scripting knowledge
  • The Octopus Deploy application
  • Azure systems, management and monitoring
  • Highly scalable applications (>10K users/sec)
  • Monitoring and managing SQL Server

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

  • Nottingham
    • Contract
  • 06 Nov 2019

Application Specialist - IFS 
Nottingham/ Glasgow – Remote working
6 month contract

Our client is looking for an Application Specialist to work remotely on a 6 month contract with requirements to attend meetings at different sites. You will be required to support the application and technology stack across the N&ES Business Unit throughout the application lifecycle; conception to retirement.  This is to include development, maintenance, support and upgrade. 

Requirements
• Educated to Degree level or equivalent
• Full driving licence
• SC Clearance (Desirable)
• Background of operating in Highly Regulated and / or Defence Industry (Desirable)
• Experience of supporting High Availability and Critical Systems (Desirable)  
• Good knowledge of IFS 7 SP3.5 – Centura/IEE ERP Application Suite including;
• Centura client
• IEE & Web Portals : Foundation
• Service Management
• Good knowledge of Programming Languages, Libraries & DBMS including;
• Oracle Application Express  (APEX)
• PL/SQL, SQL (Oracle/T-SQL/ANSI), C#, ASP.NET, ASP, VB 6.0, Winforms, WPF, HTML, CSS, XML, XLS, JavaScript, XHTML, CSS, jaQuery
• Oracle (8i-11g), MS SQL Server, Java (Oracle JVM)
• Good knowledge of Tools, Applications & principles including:
• PL/SQL Developer, Oracle SQL Developer, Visual Studio 6 - 2013, SSMS, SSRS, Client-Server, Agile
• Worked in a challenging and complex organisation and demonstrable experience of supporting business and technical change
• Ability to deal with and manage conflict whilst building successful business relationships across a range of stakeholder groups
• Experience of working with / through problems and issues to meet agreed SLAs
• Managing the resolution queue of IT software application issues and problems through a Service Desk platform
• Understanding the alignment between technical applications and business requirements

Responsibilities
• Prioritise 2nd and 3rd line problems and issues to ensure Land Applications Services are delivered. 
• Provide technical input for key projects
• Ensure the controlled configuration of applications
• Follow processes and best practice to ensure configuration and development of solutions are testable and traceable
• Identify new ways to exploit functionality in applications in accordance with the application roadmap
• Ensure any changes are agreed with the stakeholder community and align with the IT strategy
• Provide consistent application and systems documentation through all of the application lifecycle
• Be prepared to provide out of hours support as per the Ts&Cs of the contract
• Carry out any other appropriate task that may be required
• Be responsible for their own Health and Safety and that of work colleagues and also trainees in their care
• The nature of the Land business requires a high degree of flexibility for all staff; there may be a requirement for travel between sites within the UK.
• Ensure that applications perform to contracted KPIs and SLAs
• Ensure that applications are managed in line with the LAND Application Portfolio and Lifecycle
• Maintain application documentation and RAID log
• Maintain robust change management process and procedures and develop / update the Change Log (Change and Release)

At First Recruitment Group we understand how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

This is a superb opportunity for any Application Specialist’s looking to work for a reputable organisation.

  • Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • £35,000 - £45,000/annum
    • Permanent
  • 06 Nov 2019

This leading financial services company is seeking an intermediate-level Software Developer with excellent core Java skills to join their collaborative Java systems development team in Bolton.

The Software Developer will be joining the systems team during an exciting period, as they embark on a major digital transformation of several Java-based, business-critical solutions. The business is growing rapidly and has a need to move over to a web-service architecture. This is a varied role, where you will be involved in all phases of the software development lifecycle and will continually contribute to the refinement of standards and best-practices in the Java software development team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Software Developer with junior to intermediate-level Java skills, who is seeking an opportunity to further their career within a challenging and complex role. The business promote a relaxed and friendly culture, where you will have a real voice to influence and will be encouraged to share your ideas.

Requirements:

  • Solid core Java skills and an understanding of OOD and Java design patterns
  • Knowledge of SQL and relational databases
  • Some understanding of web architecture and services would be desirable (REST, JSON, HTTP etc)

Benefits:

  • Annual bonus
  • Share scheme
  • 35 hour working week
  • Good holiday allowance
  • Excellent employer matched pension scheme

This position located near to Bolton town centre with free on-site parking and is easily commutable from surrounding areas such as Wigan, Chorley, Leigh, Bury and Blackburn.

Please click APPLY to find out more and send your CV. Alternatively, you may send an email to Tom Greaves at (url removed) and call (phone number removed) for more information.

  • Chester, Cheshire
  • £20,000 - £25,000/annum + Great Benefits + Bonus
    • Permanent
  • 06 Nov 2019

Graduate Trainee C# .Net Developer

£20,000 - £25,000 to start + Training (includes range of benefits and a company bonus circa 5%)

Develop your career in systems development with a major UK PLC!

Near Chester, North Wales, Deeside, Wirral, Wrexham etc

Leading high tech manufacturer based near Chester with large internal IT Department is looking for a talented graduate C# developer with OO programming experience, who is looking to learn and grow within a friendly but technically challenging environment. You will be joining an established business systems team working on projects providing solutions for various internal customers across the whole business. Key to success will be the ability to work in an agile environment, collaborating daily with colleagues, to think innovative and challenge convention and enjoy being part of a team of like-minded individuals.

Skills and experienced required:

Minimum of a recent 2.1 under graduate degree in Computer Science, Software Development, Business Systems Development or equivalent, preferred

Good OO Programming skills with C#., Net on Visual Studio

Understanding of Relational Databases and the SQL language for database querying

Exposure to software development and/or database systems development

Knowledge of IT systems and software development in general

Good general IT application skills and high standard of numeracy and literacy

High level of interest in IT as a career - ideally you will b a hobbyist developer with code to show including Hello World type apps, good final year projects or dissertation with code available on a a GitHub account, or similar

Good problem solver

Methodical, careful and conscientious

Professional attitude / Good team player

Keen to learn full life-cycle software development methodologies and techniques

Examples of self-driven development e.g. projects or learning in your own time is essential

Desirable:

Up to 1 year + commercial experience is ideal but in no way no essential

Any XAML, wpf or Entity experience

Ready and willing to learn and employ new technologies!

What's in it for you you ask?

Working as a core member of a collaborative team you will be cross-skilled as much as possible and will have opportunities to work in every aspect of the application development.

My client believes that having an enjoyable and rewarding environment is the best way to achieve business goals.

In addition to the following, you will also be given access to all the best tools, support and equipment that you need to excel!

24 days holiday per annum rising to 28 days with service.

Matched pension contributions, up to 5%

Company bonus scheme up to 5% (has paid out consistently)

Excellent staff benefits package (retail discounts, vouchers etc.)

Private health-care after 1st year.

Savings related share option scheme (2 for 1)

Subsidised canteen - a hot meal for £2.50 !

Free on-site parking

Early finish on a Friday

Please send CV now for initial consideration and call Tim on (phone number removed) to find out more

Graduate Trainee C# .Net Developer

£20,000 - £25,000 + Training (inc Bens + Bonus)

Chester

  • TN13, Sevenoaks, Kent
  • £40,000 - £55,000/annum Car Park, Flexi, Medical, Pension
  • 06 Nov 2019
  • Stamford, Lincolnshire
  • £18,000 - £24,000/annum
    • Permanent
  • 06 Nov 2019

Job Title: Junior Application Developer

Location: Essendine

Salary: £18k - £24k depending on experience

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Due to continued growth, The Company is looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable junior developer to join them providing dynamic and customer focused solutions to their ever-widening client base, and play an active part in their continuing success

Based in their Essendine offices you will be working within their existing development team and responsible for the development of bespoke applications within a range of local businesses. The role is varied and as such a background in IT systems and/or IT support would be desirable. In addition to working on their clients systems the role would also include some development of internal systems.

This position would ideally suit someone that has proven development skills and is looking to build upon these skills gained within an environment that encourages personal development.

The Role:

  • Develop and support both the new and existing applications that are in use across the client base
  • Proactively research new technologies and make recommendations to the management team where appropriate
  • Deliver applications that are in-line with agreed specifications
  • Adhere to defined company working practises and development standards
  • Liaison with clients and suppliers as and when the role dictates

The Candidate:

You must be/have:

  • Passionate about the work you perform
  • Happy to work as part of a team or independently
  • Forward thinking and have a desire to progress and learn new skills
  • A clear communicator that can liaise with clients directly if required
  • Required Experience or certification
  • At least two years' experience developing applications
  • Full UK Driving License

Essential Skills:

  • C# Development
  • NET Development
  • Working knowledge of Visual Studio
  • Database development (MS SQL & MySQL Databases)
  • Entity Framework
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap

Desirable Skills:

  • WinForms, WPF & UWP Development
  • PHP development
  • WordPress development

If you are looking to work within a successful company and want to be recognised and rewarded as a key member of a growing business, then please apply today.

No agencies or alternative job boards please, your calls will not be taken.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Java Developer, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Java Engineer, JavaScript Developer, Java Integration Developer, Systems Developer, C# Development, Application Developer, IT Software Developer, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, PHP Development, WordPress, IT Database Developer and Software Integration may also be considered for this role.

  • Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • £40,000 - £45,000/annum plus benefits
  • 06 Nov 2019