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  • London, England
  • £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
    • Permanent
  • 02 Sep 2018

C# Developer London to £85k

C# Developer (.Net Java Python). Are you a passionate C# Developer looking for a challenging and varied role? You could be joining a growing Hedge Fund that adopt a relaxed yet focused work environment, offer a comprehensive benefits package and encourage professional development.

As a C# Developer you will be joining a small team of talented and friendly individuals who bring together a diverse range of talents and qualities. You will be taking on a wide range of responsibilities and challenges and will gain exposure to the entire business. Some of these responsibilities will include; supporting the investment architecture, building API connections to front and back office third party systems, designing and developing trade flow capture and building tools to support individuals across the company.

Based in London, you will be joining a highly collaborative and supportive team. You can enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, professional development support and a generous holiday allowance.

Requirements:
*Strong C# development skills (and ideally Java development skills)
*Passionate about technology
*Degree educated (2:1 or above) in Computer Science or similar from a reputable University
*Motivated, driven to learn new skills and open to new ideas
*Excellent communication skills
*Desirable: Finance experience, Java, Python, VBA

As a C# Developer (Java) you can expect to earn a competitive salary (up to £85k) plus bonus and benefits.

Apply today or call 020 7090 2585 to have a confidential discussion about this C# Developer (Java) role.

REF: BB/12143/F/AT/310818_1535726030

    • Contract
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

About the role

We are looking for a senior SSIS developer to join our team in Leeds, to provide guidance and mentoring to our data pipeline team as we deliver critical solutions to our business. The role is delivery-focused – every step of the way we need to solve real-world problems for our customers. We’re looking for someone who has an interest in learning about our business and developing a deep understanding, and who is always asking the question “why?”, not just “what?” or “how?”. 

About you

Approach:

Are you passionate about learning the workings of a business and helping our customers achieve their goals? Do you want to work with others, sharing ideas and celebrating team successes over personal achievement? Do you enjoy leading, guiding and mentoring other developers and taking pride in their achievements?

Skills:

You have demonstrable experience of:

  • MS SQL Server 2012/2016 development
  • SSIS and SSRS
  • Fixing and resolving database development problems including performance tuning and optimisation
  • BI and data-warehouse modelling techniques and approaches (e.g. Kimball).

Ideally you will also have familiarity with some or all of:

  • Python development
  • VBA and Excel development (version 2010 onwards)
  • ETL/ELT using Python.
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery Processes, including TeamCity, Octopus Deploy and Redgate
  • Cloud database development (Amazon AWS and/or Azure)
  • Reporting solutions such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Pandas, PySpark, Hadoop, Machine Learning
  • NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
  • Familiarity with PowerShell scripting
  • Financial Services concepts such as Private Equity, Direct Lending or Credit Fund Management

In addition, you will be able to show:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to talk at both a technical and business level
  • Analytical thinking, open to new ideas and approaches with an enthusiasm to obtain results
  • A logical and detailed approach to technical planning
  • A dedicated, enthusiastic, can-do attitude and a talent for identifying problems before they become serious
  • A positive approach to being challenged
    • Contract
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Python developer/data engineer to join our team in London, to help us start the journey of building our new-generation data pipeline. In this role you will help to define the framework and libraries used and mentor and teach other developers in these technologies. The role is delivery-focused – every step of the way we need to solve real-world problems for our customers. We’re looking for someone who has an interest in learning about our business and developing a deep understanding, and who is always asking the question “why?”, not just “what?” or “how?”.

About you

Approach:

Are you passionate about learning the workings of a business and helping our customers achieve their goals? Do you want to work with others, sharing ideas and celebrating team successes over personal achievement? Do you enjoy leading, guiding and mentoring other developers and taking pride in their achievements?

Skills:

You have demonstrable experience of:

  • SQL, Relational and NoSQL databases
  • Python development, particularly of ETL/ELT and data pipelines using relevant frameworks
  • Fixing and resolving database development problems including performance tuning and optimisation
  • BI and data-warehouse modelling techniques and approaches (e.g. Kimball).

Ideally you will also have familiarity with some or all of:

  • VBA and Excel development (version 2010 onwards)
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery Processes, including TeamCity, Octopus Deploy and Redgate
  • Cloud database development (Amazon AWS and/or Azure)
  • Reporting solutions such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Pandas, PySpark, Hadoop, Machine Learning
  • MongoDB
  • SSIS and SSRS development
  • Familiarity with PowerShell scripting
  • Financial Services concepts such as Private Equity, Direct Lending or Credit Fund Management

In addition, you will be able to show:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to talk at both a technical and business level
  • Analytical thinking, open to new ideas and approaches with an enthusiasm to obtain results
  • A logical and detailed approach to technical planning
  • A dedicated, enthusiastic, can-do attitude and a talent for identifying problems before they become serious
  • A positive approach to being challenged
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

The Role

The Investment Analyst will be responsible for developing, enhancing, modifying and/or maintaining data in the Investment Team. The role will include the design, coding, testing and debuging of reporting and investment applications with responsibility for Investment Team document management as well as other investment supporting activities. The role will be an integral part of the Investment Team.

Main Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Provide accurate and timely data analysis of the LCIV investments including performance, reporting and financial modelling
  • Work with the Client Team to create and/or refine reporting templates to enable transparency and ease of access of investors status against an agreed reporting calendar, support the investor reporting and documentation preparation

  • Cascade timely reporting against calendar to internal stakeholders
  • Support day to day operations and the implementation of the wider investment strategy
  • Assist in the analysis of investment managers’ performance and underlying investments
  • Assist in the analysis of the economic and macro environment which impact underlying investments
  • Collate, sort and analyse data as required, both on a project and ongoing basis
  • Assist in the analysis of prospective investment managers and asset classes, including market analysis and technical modelling of investments
  • Work with analyst colleague(s) to monitor performance against internal and external benchmarks, capturing and reporting findings to senior management as part of supporting the data based decision making process
  • Assist in the preparation of investment reports to Committees

Key Requirements

  • Degree (business, mathematics, finance, economics, engineering or computer science) or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Use statistical analysis to analyse research results to determine research study outcomes
  • Excellent organisational, project management and problems solving skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge of API report coding and maintenance and data scraping scripting
  • Strong programming competence demonstrable in at least one or more of these programming languages: Python, R, Matlab.
  • Strong programming background in scripting language (TCL, Perl, Python, R, etc.)
  • Strong programming background in a structured, object-oriented language (C#, Java, etc.)
  • Experience working with relational databases, excellent SQL skills
  • VBA Programming Skills
  • London
  • £24,360 - £39,000/annum
    • Permanent
  • 01 Sep 2018
Reporting Analyst - Business Intelligence - Full Time - Wimbledon

Our Head Office Business Intelligence department is looking for a proactive, passionate and analytical professional to join our team and build a career in a challenging international environment.
Business Intelligence is one of the main departments in providing and supporting the executive management and operational departments with relevant indicators for targeted management of all business processes within the company.

What will you do?

•Generate, prepare and analyse standardised reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly) as well as standard presentations according to defined reporting structures
•Monitor and analyse KPIs, thereby identifying risks, errors, issues and improvement opportunities
•Assist in the Company-wide annual planning process
•Create new reports as well as optimise existing reports
•Increase the efficiency and quality of the Business Intelligence department; endeavour to streamline processes
•Ensure effective data management and data logistics
•Provide quality assurance of systems
•Manipulate and interpret large sets of business data using our Business Intelligence Software
•Support executive management, operational departments and our holding company in Germany
•Implement international standards
•Assist with relevant projects and manage ad hoc queries
•Act as contact person for national and international departments in order to coordinate requests

What will you need?

•Experience in a similar position or a proven aptitude and passion for financial reports and data analysis is essential
•Ability to work to tight deadlines and to deliver accurate results
•Excellent communication skills and ability to work well in a team
•Advanced Excel skills and VBA (desirable)
•German language skills are desirable
•A self-motivated and proactive individual with a can-do attitude and the ability to work on projects and solve problems independently
•Able to deliver the final product reliably and organised in a quality fashion

What do we offer?

•£24,360 - £39,000 per annum (subject to experience)
•An additional 10% of your annual salary as a non-contractual London Weighting benefit
•30 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays)
•10% discount on all Lidl products, in all stores throughout the UK
•Access to corporate discounts on a range of products and services (including holidays, home and garden products, leisure activities and more)
•Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team member
•Brilliant opportunities to take on more responsibility and long term career prospects
  • Pulborough, West Sussex,
  • £40,000 - £45,000/annum £40k - 45k per year + Pension, Bonus
    • Permanent
  • 31 Aug 2018
Software Engineer

Up to £45,000 | West Sussex

An opportunity to join a rewarding company, my client is looking for a C# .NET driven Software Engineer to join their existing team. Reporting to the Test Development Manager, the role will hold responsibility for the development of software used for production testing and analysis of test data.

Key Skills

Developing using VB.NET/C#/PYTHON/JavaScript/CSS/HMTL
SQL/SQL Server
ATE Software Development/Excel/VBA/Access
Previous experience within a design engineering environment
Knowledge of Data Acquisition Systems & using test development software

Responsibilities

Developing Software for test equipment solutions
Assist in the design of the build and commissioning of new test equipment
Reviewing & improving existing test methods
Train Engineers on testing software and techniques
Take ownership of various projects from inception to completion, and provide necessary support whilst in service

My client will provide further benefits to the successful Software Engineer, including 25 days holidays (plus bank holidays), early Friday finish, Pension contribution, death in service benefit & bonus scheme.

If you’d like to have a discussion regarding this opportunity. Please contact Tom Farrington @ Premier IT.

C#/VB.NET/SQL/PYTHON/JavaScript/CSS/HTML

  • Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • £29,000 - £30,000/annum PHI + Pen
    • Permanent
  • 31 Aug 2018

MI & Reporting Analys

Education Requirements - Graduate Calibre

Industry - Professional Services / Financial Services

Job Location - 2 Globe Road, Leeds, Ls11 5QG

Work Hours - 9:00 to 5:00

PURPOSE & CONTEXT

MI & Reporting Analyst is a critical role within the business. Reporting to the MI & Reporting Coordinator, MI & Reporting Analyst provides and acts as key enabling function of Operations Strategy. Management information is at the heart of all data analytics and it’s the core responsibility of MI & Reporting Analyst.

The role holder’s main responsibility will be the creation and the maintenance of reports. The reports are automated using Microsoft Excel, VBA & Visual Studio the successful candidate will have experience and working knowledge of this software combined with Microsoft SQL. Additionally the candidate will be expected to analyse portfolio performance, identify key trends and report upon those findings.

You will be required to work on your own initiatives but more importantly part of a successful team. The ability to interact with colleagues and stakeholders at various levels is essential to ensure accurate report specifications have been understood and delivered.

Covering many aspects of the business operation the reports will be viewed by both internal and external stakeholders, therefore the role requires significant attention to detail and management of big data sets within an ever changing data environment, making this a very critical role within the business.

Skills & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for documentation, maintenance and production of end to end MI
  • Attention to detail - Updating, producing and checking for accuracy all existing data reports external (Clients) consumption. Adhering to submission of reports as specified by the clients.
  • Work with operational colleagues, to review and report trends and potential issues identified in management information that have a direct impact on business objectives and ensure changes in collections strategy does not leave any unidentified gaps in the process (portfolio and process tracking capabilities).
  • Production of Operational MI in a simple and user friendly format via the production of business MI dashboards (SSRS).
  • Work with reporting and IT colleagues to share best practice and fully utilise the functionality and reporting capabilities of the organisation.
  • Development and Maintenance of change control database for tracking changes across all MI reporting process.
  • Significant ad hoc production of analysis and bespoke MI is required as a part of the role, mainly driven by strategy changes and client requirements.
  • In addition to producing MI, significant analysis of the MI is required ensuring information is presented in an easily read and understood format.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • Experience of the finance industry ideal but not essential
  • Excellent data sourcing and manipulation skills with advanced proficiency in SQL, VBA programming, SSIS, SSRS.
  • Understanding of P&L drivers from MI perspective in a credit environment and specifically within Collections & Recoveries.
  • Analytical clear thinking mindset with the ability to understand data from multiple sources and to draw conclusions facilitating change and continuous improvement objectives.
  • Ability to deal with multiple areas of work and competing priorities.
  • Confident data driven decision making capabilities.
  • Track record of being results orientated with a view to meet and exceeds business appetite for Analysis and MI.
  • Experience of working cross-functionally with all management levels.
  • Demonstrate confidence in presenting constructive feedback and challenges at Team Leader and Management level.
  • Excellent communication skills with target audience alignment of the messages.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Highly numerate with a graduate degree or relevant experience and a good understanding of advanced analytical techniques.
  • A self-starter, with the ability to communicate effectively and build working relationships both within the team and wider group.
  • Logical and practical approach to problem solving and resolution.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Target and results driven.
  • ‘Can do attitude’ within a fast paced and continuously changing environment.
  • Flexibility in working hours to meet business requirements.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet targets in a fast paced and conflicting priorities environment.
  • Confident decision maker with demonstrable negotiation skills.
  • Leading by example, motivating and influencing continuous data driven and logical change mind-set.
  • Cardiff (Caerdydd)
  • £21,235 - £26,470 - Temporary (initially until 31 March 2020). Welsh essential for this post
    • Temp
  • 31 Aug 2018

Background

As an organisation, we provide a range of support to the Welsh Local Government Association, local authorities and their partners. Our work focuses around helping public services work better through the intelligent use of data.

The post

We are currently looking to appoint a Data Officer who will support our work across the full range of our business. The person appointed will be a vital part of the team, working within our data management function and supporting a range of data collections across the breadth of our business. The post will suit anyone who has:

  • a background in data;
  • strong mathematical and technical skills; and
  • a keen eye for detail.

The ability to work in Welsh is essential for this post.

Functions of this post

The Data Officer will:

  • Plan and deliver a range of data collections;
  • Support the development of relevant guidance;
  • Undertake data validation;
  • Prepare data for storage in our repository;
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate metadata;
  • Prepare data for dissemination as appropriate;
  • Ensure the data we produce is of the highest quality; and
  • Carry out any other relevant tasks as necessary.

Technical competencies

Strong technical skills will be an advantage for this post. Required skills include (but are not limited to): 

  • Skilled in the use of the MS Office suite;
  • Strong understanding of MS Excel capabilities;
  • Experience of using web-based applications;
  • Experience of using databases for data storage and manipulation;
  • An eye for detail and accuracy in work produced;
  • Must be able to communicate information accurately, securely and clearly – both orally and in writing in Welsh and English;
  • Experience in the use of VBA, SQL, SPSS and/or Python would be an advantage; and
  • A relevant degree with an element of data and/or formal statistics, or having relevant experience, would be an advantage.

What we can offer

We are a learning organisation with a commitment to learning and development. We value our people and it shows. The majority of our staff have been with us for more than ten years. We have retained our Investors in People status since it was first awarded in 2001. We operate a flexible working scheme which gives employees the opportunity to be flexible about their work whilst ensuring that the needs of the business and our customers are met.

What we expect from you

With flexibility comes responsibility. We expect our staff to be self-motivated and committed to our work.

  • Walsall, West Midlands
    • Permanent
  • 31 Aug 2018

IT Application Manager – Application/Housing/SQL – Walsall

The IT Applications Manager will be responsible for the full lifecycle of all applications, including the integration of new technologies into production and the development of service levels for applications services (both in-house and third party). The role will be heavily focussed on overseeing the creation and implementation of robust procedures, processes and tools for applications as well as the integration of new applications with the current estate, Business Intelligence and Database Administration.

This is a hands-on technical role, fully involved throughout development, transition and service delivery whilst managing a new team of Applications Analysts, BI and DBA. The role will lead the BI team in the design, development and timely delivery of high-quality BI content. Enable effective management of business-as-usual, strategic and innovation initiatives through a BI roadmap

whg has appointed Crimson as its IT recruitment partner, as it embarks on a campaign to expand the capabilities and diversity of its IT systems and technical team. If you would like to find out more about Crimson’s partnership with whg, please click here https://www.crimson.co.uk/whg-crimson-it-recruitment-partner/

whg is one of the West Midlands’s leading and most successful providers of high quality, affordable homes. Owning and managing around 21,000 properties, whg has invested more than £400 million in these homes and services to local communities since its formation 2003.

Key Skills

  • Act as the focal point in IT for all business applications.
  • Overall owner of the application rationalisation project.
  • Develop the roadmap for the use and enhancement of MIS and other core applications within the business.
  • Recent and relevant experience of managing a team, ideally BI developers, report writers and data analysts.
  • Experience of working as DBA or worked as a DBA as part of a wider role
  • Experience of working in an ITIL environment.
  • Experience of managing projects, programmes and service reviews.
  • An excellent ability to communicate complex technical/database related issues to business colleagues.
  • A high level of understanding and experience in tuning indexes and troubleshooting performance bottlenecks.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills across all organisation levels.
  • A strong understanding of technical innovation in order to inform future business developments.
  • A willingness to respond to challenging and changing environments in a co-operative, flexible, assertive and productive manner.
  • An ability to handle pressurised situations and conflict in a calm and confident manner.

A high level of skills and experience and understanding of:

  • Some or all of the following applications knowledge:
    • MIS, DRS, 1st Touch, Serengeti, Open Accounts
  • SSRS/SSIS/SSAS, Power BI, Data Warehousing and Crystal Reports.
  • SQL Server skills (SQL 2005 to 2016)
  • Designing and writing queries, stored procedures, functions and triggers.
  • Creating, maintaining, and optimising stored procedures, database and ETL processes.
  • Developing and implementing Workflow annotation (BPMN or UML)
  • ‘Big data’ concepts and an appreciation of one or more analysis tools (R, Python, SAS)
  • Developing and/or managing the development of applications and macros in the areas of Microsoft applications, VBA, Powershell and Web technologies/frameworks.
  • Managing the resolution of reporting and application incidents or problems within agreed OLAs

The salary on offer for this position is £50,500.

whg are particularly interested in hearing from you if you are diligent, enthusiastic, and innovative, in return for these high expectations you will receive a competitive salary and a great benefits package

Interested?! Send your up to date CV to Ellis Wood at Crimson for review

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  • UK-Lanarkshire-Glasgow
    • Permanent
  • 31 Aug 2018

Description

 

Job Title Data Analyst

Location Glasgow

 

At Barclays, a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Data Analyst has arisen in the Overseas Technology team.

 

The purpose of the role is to support critical projects across the Overseas Services business by providing Data Analysis services. You will support the Senior Data Analyst, work as part of multiple project teams, understanding in detail the project objective and collating and delivering all data required for successful project delivery.

 

The Overseas Services Technology provides end-to-end business and technology project delivery to the Wealth and Investments and Private Bank & Overseas Services business across Barclays UK and Barclays International.

 

Your Role

·         Requirements elicitation and documentation

·         Partner with projects across the business to contribute to successful delivery of these projects

·         Project manage all data requirements in line with the project demands

·         End-to-end requirements management and traceability

·         Ensure Compliance with Barclays Information Risk Management policy and frameworks

·         Partner with Barclays MI teams to define the most appropriate service for requests

·         Client and colleague communications strategy and planning

·         Impact analysis, both business and technical

 

Essential Skills

·         Have recent experience working on data analysis

·         Excellent data management skills, specifically SQL in Teradata or MS SQL Server

·         Strong evidence of working across multiple locations

·         Strong evidence of stakeholder management at all levels

 

Desirable Skills

·         Microsoft Excel & VBA

·         Degree or equivalent in an IT related discipline

·         Qlikview, Tableau, PowerBI or similar

·         Experience in Financial Services

 

About Us

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.

 

Risk and Control Objective

All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

 

Your Application

To be considered for this role, click on the apply button now.

 

Barclays Values & Diversity

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.  We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.