De Montfort University
De Montfort University (DMU)
Information Technology & Media Services
Grade E, £27,025 - £33,199 per annum
De Montfort University is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering excellent teaching and learning, high-quality research and a sector-leading student experience. DMU’s ability to provide a market-leading technology offering is key.
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 transformational change underpinned by the implementation of SAP Finance, HR/Payroll, Student Lifecycle management and CRM. With these foundations, the next stage is to deliver a digital revolution, leveraging opportunities provided by technologies such as cloud based service, data analytics, the Internet of Things, Office 365, amongst others. Achievement of our ambitious strategy is dependent on hiring talented technical experts, people like you.
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 department. Technologies covered include; SQL, Linux, Microsoft, Web Services, Java, XML, HTML, SAP amongst others.
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.
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/2FeWuyH
Closing date: 3rd February 2019.
Witney, Oxfordshire, UK
Abbott Diabetes Care designs, develops and manufactures leading-edge glucose monitoring systems and test strips for use in both home and hospital settings. Our product portfolio includes Freestyle Libre, a recently launched system that is revolutionising how people with diabetes around the world monitor their glucose levels. We are passionate about doing work that improves the quality of people’s lives.
We currently have an opportunity for a Database Administrator to join our UK IT team, based in Witney, Oxfordshire
In this role, you will play a key part in Database administration including installation, configuration, upgrading, capacity planning, and security management. Working with technical and non-technical people, you will design, implement, deliver & support critical databases, support in the design of Oracle database requirements and capacity planning, and develop and adhere to system documentation. Whether you are involved in troubleshooting and problem solving, working on backup and recovery activities, or supporting database optimisation and performance tuning, you will be heavily integrated into cross-functional support provision.
To be successful, you will be an experienced Database Administrator, with previous exposure to large enterprise database environments, and strong Oracle skills (Linux and Windows Oracle RAC, RMAN/Data Guard/datapump, GoldenGate, Active Data Guard, scripting). You will be degree qualified in Computer Science or equivalent, and ideally come from a regulated industry background.
We’re looking for someone who is creative, influential, and excited about joining a team at the forefront of Diabetes Care innovation. The ideal candidate will be a versatile individual who takes initiative and is able to work within a small team, but interact on a wider business scale, liaising with stakeholders both in and out of function. You will need to have excellent communication and time management skills, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, changing environment.
As you’d expect from an innovative global healthcare company, we offer an excellent starting salary, and a competitive range of benefits including a defined contribution pension scheme, share ownership scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, and a flexible benefits scheme.
As we operate in a highly-regulated industry, you must be able to demonstrate the ability to follow procedures and create accurate documents and records of your work.
An equal opportunity employer - Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
We politely request that agencies do not make contact in relation to this opportunity.
To support the platform that was developed by a third party team.
To include issue resolution and user requests through investigation/analysis and subsequent code changes.
Understanding the data architecture within the business as it relates to data being fed into and out of Front Office and other applications. Be able to analyse and source data required for the whole system.
Testing of small enhancements developed by third party developers
Developing reports using Java
Working closely with the front office team through the development lifecycle, taking on small tasks as necessary, in order to fully understand the solution as it is being built.
Maintain our knowledge base of end user and technical guides for bespoke solutions. Ensure that the third party developers adequately document each solution that they release.
Communicate Solution progress to the manager on a regular basis and keep associated work tracking systems up to date.
Assist the teams with other initiatives as and when required
A university degree with an IT focus, e.g. computer science.
Preferably 1 year industry experience. We would particularly favour individuals with experience of the foreign exchange industry.
A thorough understanding of the IT development life-cycle, development framework and methodologies and implementation
An understanding of data and systems architecture as it relates to front office.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - both verbal and written.
Able to multi-task; work to tight deadlines and able to cope under pressure.
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
Strong problem solving ability/logical thinker and highly numerate.
Must be organised and able to prioritize duties and responsibilities.
A passion for change and a sense of real achievement based on delivery.
UCA Consulting ltd
Our client is a growing innovative company providing secure and user friendly authentication using unique face-based technology. We have a team that combines academic experience from world leading universities with extensive expertise in building industry-leading companies. Our technology, which has been developed in-house, is fully patented and we are the recipient of a number of highly competitive innovation grants.
Solid commercial experience developing native Android apps in Java
Familiarity with Android Studio & Gradle
Understanding of HTTP and RESTful APIs
Understanding of design patterns (MVP/MVVM etc)
Knowledge of RxJava
Experience in unit testing (e.g. Mockito) and working with CI (Continuous Integration)
Knowledge of Android camera APIs (camera & camera2)
Any experience in video processing apps (filtering, face recognition, etc)
Familiarity with OpenGL
Understanding of video encoding (H.264, MediaCodec APIs)
Understanding of building Android library projects (AAR/Maven)
Knowledge of Kotlin
Any iOS development experience
£60,000 - £80,000