Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Westward Housing Group is a major housing association in the south west. As a developing landlord, we build new homes across the region, working in partnership with local authorities to rent homes to those in need.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Systems Analyst to work within our busy Business Transformation Team, based at our head office in Newton Abbot
As part of a team responsible for the improvement, support and training on business applications, you will help develop systems to enhance digitalisation and business transformation. The work includes project management, system testing, report writing, applying fixes and working with IT users
If you have an understanding or experience of supporting key business applications, within the Housing sector, and an understanding of the impact that effective IT applications can have on customer service and business delivery, then this may be the job for you.
Closing date: 6th June 2017
Interview date: 26th June 2017
We actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. All applications are considered on the basis of their merits and suitability for the job.
Bristol, United Kingdom
Are you an experienced Linux Systems Administrator ready for your next challenge?
You will ensure server security (account management, patching, access control etc.); manage monitoring and alerting (resource usage, capacity, etc.); contribute to our disaster planning strategy, specifically in the areas of HA (high availability); contribute to the optimisation of our application by intelligent use of the Linux OS and associated tools; support our developers in debugging and improving code and systems; and help with the intelligent automation of as many system tasks as possible.
You will also be responsible for some Windows Systems Administration tasks.
Our application delivers around 200 million ads and processes, and approximately £6m worth of transactions every month, across 8 countries, all timezones and many languages. We have an exemplary record for both availability and stability. As we expand, we are looking to further strengthen this area.
Our systems are distributed across several data centres and companies. We have around 12 physical production servers along with a small number of VMs. We run machines on redhat enterprise server and Debian. We also run separate test and development environments.
Webgains is a leader in performance marketing, working for almost 15 years on behalf of clients such as Nike, Samsung, Mothercare and over 1500 others. We are at the first steps of a transformational project to further future proof our proposition and platform. We have a plan to double the size and reach of our business within the next few years and for this we seek the very best people out there to help us on this journey.
We’re ambitious but the environment is relaxed and sociable. The only thing we demand is that you never stop learning. We’ll give you the independence and support to produce your best work.
You enjoy working with people and are a good communicator. You enjoy working as part of a team but are able to organise and prioritise your own work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility and pride in successfully performing your duties.
You will have the following technical skills…
Software installation and management
Networking, including TCP/IP and routing
Apache web server admin
Percona set up and installation
Windows Server 2008
Domain controllers/active directory
Experience of using AWS and Amazon Cloud
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Application / Software Product Specialist Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk Basic Salary: £27,500-£30,000 Per Annum, DOE Benefits: 20 days’ holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays; AE Pension; Opt-in Health Cash Plans Working Hours: Mon - Fri, 9.00am - 5.30pm Employment Status: Full-Time, Permanent Servest Group is an expert in facilities management, creating environments which enable people to deliver exceptional experiences to help organisations be more efficient, effective and sustainable. With more than 20,000 people working across 7,000 client sites in the UK into a diverse range of sectors, so it’s not surprising that we’re looking for exceptional people to help us to continue our growth. We are recruiting for a dynamic, customer-focused Application / Software Product Specialist to join our rapidly expanding Technology Team. Reporting to the Group Head of Applications, you will act as the expert in respect of key enterprise systems, with primary focus on our CAFM system (Concept) and our integration platform (Boomi). The Applications Support Analyst will be tasked with developing, testing and implementing change to our enterprise systems, ensuring that they are fit for purpose and enables our colleagues in their roles across the business to perform their duties and deliver to our customers in an environment which is enhanced by our IT offering. This is a comprehensive role which will see you interacting with stakeholders from across the business and is key to supporting our continued growth strategy. We are seeking candidates with a sound understanding of ITIL processes, particularly around project management. You will be experienced in the manipulation of SQL databases with familiarity of both back and front-end applications and will demonstrate a good understanding of the practical application of IT and its’ application in the business environment. Candidates with knowledge of the Concept CAFM system would be of particular interest to us. Our Technology Team is rapidly growing and as such, we foresee opportunities for suitably experienced candidates to grow with us. The most suitable candidates will demonstrate drive and ambition, enthusiasm and a passion for delivering results - above all, you will always look to exceed customer expectations and deliver a first-rate service to your internal customers. Primary Result Areas: • Changes / Development – Contributing to the design, specification and implementation of changes, upgrades and new applications required to support new or modified business processes; Assisting with the production and approval of functional specifications, liaising with software suppliers during development • Testing – specifying testing and data requirements for applications, validating and loading test data as appropriate; Co-ordinating and assisting users with user acceptance testing, working closely with the QA and Project Management teams • Continuous Improvement – Identifying areas for improvement or requiring remedial action across the product environment; Producing feasibility studies, carrying out impact analysis of potential solutions, running beta and pilot programs with early-stage products, software or services leading to an RFC or project proposal • Strategy – Assisting with the creation of short, mid and longer-term product roadmaps, working with other areas of the IT department to include all aspects of the technical environment; Regularly review existing products to ensure that Servest remains at the forefront of new and emerging technologies • Reviews / Audits - Conducting periodic reviews / audits of products and processes to ensure compliance with standards and correct usage in line with industry best practice, identifying and implementing corrective action where necessary • Programme Delivery Area – Contributing to the effective management and ongoing development of the Programme Delivery area by actively supporting the Development Services Manager in operational and strategic initiatives. Suitable candidates will possess the following skills, experience and personal qualities: • Experience of the application development lifecycle, including specification, development, testing and deployment • Highly competent in the manipulation of SQL databases • Good understanding of IT and its’ application in the business environment • Experience of ITIL working practices • Experience of working within a Prince2 Project Management environment • Experienced in creating technical strategies and roadmaps for an organisation or business unit • Ability to engage and obtain the confidence of project stakeholders • A strategic vision with the foresight to future-proof • The ability to plan and manage own workload within tight deadlines • Outstanding attention to detail and a process-driven working style • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills • Customer-focused, results driven with a desire to exceed expectations • Ambitious, enthusiastic, team player with the ability to be adaptable, agile and innovative • Higher education level qualification preferred but not essential • Experience of using the Concept CAFM system would be highly desirable This role is to be based at our offices on the western outskirts of Bury St Edmunds. Occasionally, some ad hoc travel to other Servest sites across the UK may be required. The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:30 though we require flexibility to meet the needs of the business. Candidates with experience of working in facilities management would be desirable but this is not essential. The role includes a competitive salary with additional company benefits. This is a fantastic opportunity to undertake an influential role in a business which recognises the benefits and opportunities that appropriate IT infrastructures can bring and as such, invests heavily in new technologies and fully backs the teams’ growth and strategic ambitions. We offer excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and share success. Servest is an equal opportunities employer and relies on diversity to deliver on our goals. We actively encourage applications from talented and qualified individuals regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or age. *** NO AGENCIES PLEASE ***
Strategic Maintenance Planning Ltd.
Responsibilities and Authority
The following responsibilities for this role are bulleted below:
Work closely with members of all areas of the Company (IT, Sales, Project Management and Support) to develop and evolve the HolisTech™ Web Computerised Maintenance Management Software.
Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality product
Convert business needs to development tasks
Troubleshoot code level problems quickly and efficiently
Writing SQL stored procedures and functions.
Delivery of a detailed scope of work within the agreed project plan.
Conformance to company quality standards.
Implementing company policies and procedures.
5+ years of experience with C# and ASP.Net
5+ years of experience with WebAPI & REST API
5+ years of experience with ASP.Net, MVC 4.0/5.0 and Web Forms
3+ years of experience with Team Foundation Server or other source control providers
Strong experience in Object Oriented design and development
Experience of VB.Net or other Programing Languages an advantage
5+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server and stored procedure development(T-SQL)
Strong debugging and performance tuning skills
Ability to estimate work effort and meet deadlines
Qualifications although important are not as essential as proving competency when programming in the languages detailed previously. However, as a minimum the candidate will be expected to have two A levels (or equivalent).
Previous experience developing maintenance management, financial or ERP software is a significant advantage.