Impact Housing Association
You will take the day-to-day lead on all our business systems including Finance, HR, and Housing Management, working closely with the IT Team and key stakeholders from across the organisation to design, develop and maintain systems ensuring effective service delivery that meets our organisational needs.
Day to day management of the association’s SQL database systems including monitoring, performance, backup and maintenance, report writing and fault remedy.
Lead on the design, scoping and development of data reporting through the use of Microsoft SSRS & SSIS.
Assist the IT Manager in the service delivery of business system data and analysis including advising on industry best practice, data security, integrity and optimising performance, and provide approval on database design functional specifications.
Accountable for the definition, design, implementation and continuous improvement of pro-active monitoring and alerting of thresholds in database efficiency and performance, and as required, undertaking remedial actions.
Control and monitor user access to the database, monitoring and optimising the performance of the database, planning for backup and recovery of database information, maintaining archived data, backing up and restoring databases and contacting database vendor for technical support.
Creating complex query definitions and data driven subscriptions that allow data to be extracted and communicated in a controlled and secure manner and guide technical colleagues as required on best practice/how to input and extract data.
Adhere to Data Architecture and Information Security controls thereby sustaining the security and integrity of the data.
Day to day management of the associations housing management and finance accounting system, and HR software ensuing optimal performance, application of updates/software fixes and maintenance of integration with other business systems.
Ensure that all information security requirements, including data protection, are met in accordance with the association’s policies, procedures and statutory requirements.
Ensure that health and safety requirements are met in accordance with the association’s policies, procedures and statutory requirements.
Diagnose, research and identify solutions with the support of the other IT members and third party software, hardware and network providers.
Provide second line helpdesk support to assist the IT team.
Develop and maintain administrative processes and systems with regard to the IT systems ensuring that records and documentation is accurately maintained.
Develop and maintain expertise in the Association’s software packages and applications.
Visit other Impact sites, as required, to provide IT support.
Provide support and training to staff in the use of Impact’s computer systems.
Participate in cross-functional working groups and reviews.
Develop and maintain an awareness of computer procedures throughout the Association.
De Montfort University
De Montfort University (DMU)
Information Technology & Media Services
Grade E, £27,511 - £33,797 per annum
Build your career, join De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester as an IT Application Analyst
De Montfort University is a large University with a commitment to the public good and is proud of its achievements in successfully supporting students from diverse backgrounds which are underrepresented within Higher Education.
Faculty / Directorate
Recent major investments in IT include a £13m programme to refresh our IT infrastructure; and the current multi-million pound Core Systems Modernisation programme, delivering transformative change underpinned by the implementation of SAP Finance, HR/Payroll, Student Lifecycle management and CRM. With these foundations in place the next stage is to deliver a digital revolution, leveraging opportunities provided by technologies such as cloud based services, data analytics, the Internet of Things and Office 365.
The Application Analyst position exists in a dynamic friendly Applications team supporting a large portfolio of applications, delivering business critical, student facing services within the ITMS directorate. As a member of the Applications Team, the post holder is responsible for managing and supporting a range of application systems and to be an authoritative expert in some areas.
You will work with functional teams across ITMS working in collaboration with supplier and business staff to deliver a full range of Application analyst activities. You will work collaboratively with specialists for architecture, service management and security/governance to ensure best practice is followed.
You will have experience in supporting applications in large or complex organisations, including the monitoring of support calls and compliance to agreed service levels.
You will have great communication skills along with strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
You will have strong collaboration and facilitation skills with a good understanding of inter-team working.
DMU strives for our staff to be as diverse as our student body. We have a diverse and progressive leadership team who strongly advocate the need to ensure the university enables all talent to flourish. Applications to this post are encouraged from all members of the community, flexible working options will be considered.
To discover more and apply, please go to: https://bit.ly/2mRKBqW
Closing date: 31st October 2019.
Croydon, United Kingdom
Technimove are the market leaders in physical IT migrations, working with thousands of companies small, medium and enterprise. We organise and manage UK-based and international relocations, data centre migrations and transport services.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Projects Team for a Senior Project Coordinator. The ideal candidate will be responsible for organising various projects, working directly with our customers and internal departments in order to deliver a migration project to an approved plan within the agreed timescale. The position is ideally suited to someone with a technical background using their experiences gained in similar roles.
Passion for topics around IT infrastructure and Datacentre planning and development
Strong leadership skills with a high sense of responsibility and quality
Very strong communication and moderation skills in English
High motivation and ability to work under pressure
Experience of project planning methodologies such as critical path planning
Extensive knowledge of IT and Microsoft Office applications
Excellent communication and leadership skills
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Problem solving skills
Ability to accurately review and analyze detailed information
Ability to take responsibility and operate with minimal supervision
Ability to work with a wide range of people
Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude, and for developing this attitude in others
Assistance and support of existing client teams, in the preparation of collateral required ahead of each migration.
Able to deliver Technimove’s proven migration methodology
Attend conference calls and meetings to overcome strategic hurdles and give best practice advice, against Technimove’s migration process to minimise downtime and risk.
Liaising with the client and internal teams throughout the project process
Able to conduct project kick-off meetings, define project objectives and scope, track risks, assumptions, and manage detailed project schedules using Microsoft Project.
Develop and maintain productive working relationships with project owners, business functions, IT developers, vendors, and other project stakeholders.
Conduct regular meetings, facilitate communications, ensure coordination, and cooperation among team members.
Plan and facilitate project review meetings to expedite requirements and resolution of project issues.
Framestore is a global leader in visual effects and computer graphics, having won every major industry award; including an Oscar and BAFTA for the film ‘Gravity’.
Our Systems Development team builds software for large Linux systems used globally in real production: high-performance computing (HPC, renderfarm), storage and file systems, system monitoring, and the Linux OS used by all of our artists and technicians.
If you would enjoy working as part of a small and innovative team then we are looking for a great software developer to join us.
One of our principal tools is our ‘FQ’ render farm software: a bespoke implementation of scheduling, containers, analytics and user interface. It gives our technical artists interactive control over multiple tens of thousands of processing cores, operating on petabytes of data. FQ has been the engine behind almost every image produced by Framestore for nearly 10 years.
With FQ and our other projects, members of the team are responsible for:
design, programming, testing and deployment of software that meets real-world needs;
maintaining existing software; proprietary and open source;
collaborating with sysadmins on system design; and
advising others (developer and non-developers) on systems and performance issues.
Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field
Several years experience of software development in a Linux or other Unix-like environment in either C or C++
Experience in collaborating on software projects, including the use of source control (eg. Git) and reviewing patches
Experience with distributed systems; TCP/IP networking, and event-driven architectures
Knowledge of some of the interesting Linux kernel and glibc APIs
Understanding of fundamental data structures and their performance characteristics
Experience of front-end UI development in Qt, with attention to detail and presentation
Experience with PostgreSQL databases and performance issues
A working knowledge of programming in Python
A passion and interest in film and computer graphics are warmly welcomed! But prior experience is not necessary.