London, , United Kingdom
Client My client provided impartial financial and business news, data and research for professional investors and advisers around the world. Technology is one of my client’s four core areas of expertise, combined with Design, Content and Audience They create products and services that professional investors depend upon. The Role Working with the Technical Architect, you will play a key part in building and delivering systems that help grow the business and advance Technology. We build many of our internal applications in house; such as our CMS, email and magazine circulation management tool, audience engagement analytics platform, investment management and analysis tools. Although my client mostly use Microsoft tools you will also be exposed to a broad range of technologies; Linux, Hadoop, Elasticsearch and Amazon Cloud etc., Key Responsibilities: Build and maintain web applications and services within the business Further evolve our data processing systems, including moving them to the cloud Take on devops tasks and projects Explore new technologies and tools to help shape and advance the Technology Team What you’ll need:
At least two years’ experience in a similar role. Strong skills in:
C# & ASP.NET MVC MS SQL Server Web Technologies Windows environments and IIS 7+ Desirable
The University of London
London, United Kingdom
The University of London Computer Centre are now seeking a Senior Systems Administrator for the support and development of infrastructure and application systems providing services to University of London Computer Centre customers.
The University of London
The University of London is one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK – and the most diverse. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University is recognised globally as a world leader in Higher Education. We are a federal institution consisting of 18 self-governing Colleges of outstanding reputation and a number of acclaimed central academic bodies. The University of London offers almost every subject covered in any University curriculum, delivering huge flexibility and choice to its students.
University of London Computer Centre
University of London Computer Centre (ULCC) develops and implements the IT strategy for the central University. This involves providing office applications on 1,400 PCs, operating more than 40+ servers and maintaining a high performance local network for specialist institutions across several locations. ULCC also supports over 54,000 distance learning students in association with the University of London International Programmes
As the Senior Systems Administrator, you will assist and make recommendations in the planning and development of the University of London Computer Centre technical infrastructure & managed hosting service. You will have involvement with the day to day operational running of ULCC services to ensure they achieve published performance levels and will be involved with the design and specification of new projects. You will have responsibility for specific projects for University of London Computer Centre and its customers run in accordance with the established ULCC project management methodology.
To be considered for this role you must have previous experience supporting customer systems in a service delivery environment and experience in a similar customer/student facing role. You will have good practical and theoretical understanding of the range of technical architectures in existence, especially Linux (predominantly RedHat), Windows Server (2008, 2012) & Unix (predominantly Sun Solaris), and a good working knowledge and theoretical understanding of computer networking including IP networking, routing protocols and network security. You will have a practical and theoretical understanding of mainstream applications including Apache, Tomcat, Java, Oracle, MySQL, LDAP, Shibboleth. You will be a pro-active and a problem solver with excellent attention to detail and excellent customer focus skills.
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To apply for this role please submit your CV and Covering letter by clicking below. The close date for this role is midnight on Wednesday, 25 January 2017.
Pursuing excellence in education
Birmingham, West Midlands, , United Kingdom
Ethical Lighting and Sensor Solutions Ltd (ELS) is a successful cutting edge technology organisation providing multiple services and diverse software solutions to a range of industries and are seeking an innovative Software Developer to join their esteemed team where your ideas and opinions matter. The Company has developed a complete building and occupant monitoring and management system with tiered access and the ability to work worldwide. Our system gives an overview of the operations of multi-site estates, with the ability to manage and improve efficiencies and reduce costs. It also has the ability to monitor people within these sites, with an emphasis on vulnerable individuals, improving their quality of life and assisting with independent living. Due to client demand we are now developing more exciting, state-of-the-art solutions. We have already secured contracts in one of the largest office buildings in the UK, work in PFI hospitals and a large contract with a social housing and care home provider and there’s more to come!
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience, a great passion and eagerness to develop both further technical and soft skills experiencing the full project lifecycle and creating real time solutions for our clients. You will be working as part of a development team with both internal and external consultants and taking ownership, responsibility and acknowledgement for any project elements assigned. You will be reporting directly to team leaders and management, as well as being involved in presentations to existing and prospective clients. This opportunity will give you the chance to be part of a fast growing embryonic company as it gains market share on an international basis. Job Requirements: Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate will demonstrate competence in:
Cloud based technologies with particular emphasis on GUI ASP.Net – C#, HTML, CSS, TypeScript, AngularJS, SQL Server, NoSQL databases, Azure or AWS in a commercial environment Good time management across multiple priorities for multiple stakeholders when required Objective and effective listening Results-oriented problem solving Clear logical thinker Good diagnostic skills Able to offer a proactive and innovative approach to creating technical solutions Articulate and clear in communications to mixed audiences, both verbal and written Understanding the sector and our clients Focus and determination Passion for technology Eagerness to progress and develop within your role Ability to use initiative and work flexibly in a team, working comfortably without direct supervision
Salary and Benefits
Salary: Between 35-45K dependent upon experience Benefits: 28 days’ annual leave, Pension scheme Internal & external training and development opportunities Industry relevant conferences
London, United Kingdom
We’re looking for an energetic and experienced digital project manager who will manage the delivery of Agile projects across The Mix.
You will have directly responsibility for our development team and extensive project management experience including scoping and managing digital projects. The ideal candidate will also have technical knowledge as well as an understanding of user led design techniques
We are looking for someone who works well in a fast-paced environment and who has a passion for managing and developing digital solutions to help young people improve their life choices.
Overall purpose of the job
To manage the digital delivery team and to lead in the scoping, defining, scheduling, resourcing, tracking and delivery of digital projects at The Mix ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget and to agreed requirements.
Ensure the ongoing maintenance and development of The Mix Services
Lead the scoping, articulation and delivery of digital assets
Contribute to the digital strategy
Freelancers, interns, agencies and volunteers as required
The Charity’s service hub, currently in Glentworth Street, London, NW1
Main tasks and responsibilities:
Manage and maintain an accurate and achievable schedule of all digital developments within The Mix, through liaison with technical staff, project managers and department
Plan and schedule development iterations, assisting with testing where required
Lead the scoping of digital projects and articulate development needs
Liaise with project managers and departments across the organisation to ensure that digital requirements documentation is created to the desired standard and available in a timely fashion Ensure the integration of digital services
Provide strong project management skills, taking on new projects when needed
Support departments and teams across The Mix with digital solutions and projects
Provide IT project advice and decision support information to project stakeholders
Manage digital partnerships, attending and manage meetings with external organisations and agencies when needed
Maximise user experience of The Mix digital services
Lead co-creation sessions with young people when needed
Manage a variety of projects ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget
Budget and expenditure management
Ensure the development team develops and maintains the skill base required for delivery
Provide excellent recruitment, supervision and management of staff
Any other duties as required
Experienced project manager with evidence of scoping and managing digital projects
Experience of managing the full software development lifecycle
A good understanding of usability and accessibility needs
Experience of user-centred design process
Experience/understanding of Agile software development methodologies - particularly XP/Scrum
Broad technical knowledge, with a passion for the possibilities that new technologies and methodologies offer to the youth and community sector
Organised and able to manage a range of competing priorities
Self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative and as an active team member.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build and maintain relationships
Good written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate with users of varying technical ability
Experience of budget management
Good knowledge of creative facilitation and user led design techniques
Line management experience
Qualified in Agile