DRAX Group Plc
Drax is a growing group, we have big ambitions and given an exciting acquisition we are looking for an IT Operations Analyst to join us in Glasgow. You’ll be providing 3rd line support to manage the Drax Group server, storage network (telephony and communications) and End User Computer infrastructures to provide a stable, secure and resilient environment.
IT is a key part of an organisation’s success and this is no different at Drax, by joining us you will be given a variety of exciting and challenging work across the group. On top of this you will be our first IT hire in Scotland, joining our growing Glasgow office!
Working closely with the wider IT Operations team, you’ll be working to identify and remedy any vulnerabilities that may occur. We are also open to change, so you’ll be striving to make systems, service and processes across the business more efficient.
All in all, this is a fantastic opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge and make a difference. You’ll be supporting the many sites we have across the UK, each with their own unique working environments.
Given the nature of the role, you’ll be working with a range of stakeholders across the business, so you’ll need strong communication skills as well as a customer focussed and proactive approach. You’ll be highly motivated and comfortable working alone as well as in a team in a medium to large enterprise.
In terms of technical stuff, you’ll need knowledge of Storage Array management, MS Exchange, AD and Group Policy, Layer 2 and Layer 3 networks in an enterprise environment, IT Security and ITIL best practices and VMware hypervisor. Alongside this, experience or understand of Powershell, Veeam and TSM backup management, ISCSI and Fiber Channel storage networks as well as patching, configuring and installing firewalls and switches.
You’ll get to travel to our main site in Selby, North Yorkshire, and potentially to our other sites across the UK.
Does this sound like something you could get involved with? If so, apply today!
UCA Consulting ltd
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Ruby Developer (Hampshire)
Our Software Engineer team is growing and we have a fantastic new opportunity, for an Software Engineer to join the team.
We operate in a faced paced and changeable environment, so you will naturally be aligned to our culture of disruption and innovation and relish the challenge of finding ways to make this work better.
About this role
Assisting with the technical design and development of applications as part of Scrum and engineering teams
Developing secure, performant and scalable applications/software services that enable the team to achieve its business goals
Actively engage with other project and technical teams to improve cross working/team knowledge
Input into functional requirements, ensuring these are clearly stated and testable. Ensure non-functional requirements are addressed
Write supporting documentation for design, configuration and on-going support
Maintain technical knowledge of current technical trends and standards
Provide Subject Matter Expert level code and application support when needed, including leadership of technical investigations
Expert in at least one language and you must have coded in Ruby.
API and Service Development – be able to design and code services that are resilient, performant and scalable
Understanding of SQL and No SQL database technologies. Be able design performant queries, appropriately normalised schemas and basic tuning against MySQL/MariaDB and/or MongoDB.
Knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI/CD), including build scripts and version management tools
Commercial experience working in agile teams and practices, e.g. Scrum and eXtreme Programming
Knowledge of the principals of virtualisation with VMware or OpenStack, AWS/Azure
In-depth knowledge of security coding practices (OWASP and similar)
Demonstrable expertise in design and implementation of testing frameworks, for example Unit Testing, BDD/TDD, Performance Testing and Security Testing (Fuzz)
About Our Company:
My client provides an unbeatable, secure public cloud. Focussed solely on serving the UK Public Sector. They are committed to assurance and security while delivering flexible, agile and value-based cloud hosting to our customers.
Based in Hampshire my client boasts a team of over 160 people and they continue to grow! We are looking for people who want a rewarding career in a business who truly invest in you as an individual.
Competitive salary plus 10% bonus
25 days' holiday increasing to 30 days over length of service, half a day birthday leave, charity day
Access to free parking
Active social and charity events
Childcare voucher scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Friday breakfasts, fruit and soft drinks
Job Title: Senior Java Developer ( UK )
Location: Andover, UK
We’re looking for an energetic, passionate and inquisitive person to help form our new Costa Rica engineering team helping to define, extend, maintain and support our existing applications and to drive their evolution to meet the challenges of the future.
The successful applicant will work closely with peers locally, in other regions and across functions, utilizing online and remote collaboration tools to deliver meaningful change.
Package and Benefits:
Fully paid Annual Leave
Private Medical Insurance
Personal and professional development opportunities
Friendly working environment
Attributes and Experience Required:
Strong working knowledge of Java, including the following technologies and best practise : Core Java 1.8, Spring (Framework, MVC, Security, REST etc ), Hibernate (Validator etc ), and Test driven development practices
Competent experience with SQL using MySQL/MariaDB
Strong communication skills, ability to collaborate, coordinate, show attention to detail and follow a task through to completion
Experience with analysing requirements, investigating business needs, and designing responsive solutions
Willingness to dive into live technical issues to provide support and issue resolution
Minimum 5 years of hands-on working experience
Minimum 2.2 degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering (or equivalent)
Experience with maintaining, extending, supporting, and modernising an ever-growing application
Passion for learning and problem solving in both technical and business areas
Comfortable with using the following tools: Eclipse IDE, Maven, Mercurial, Git and Atlassian suite of collaboration and development tools
Background in Payroll or other financial domains
Experience using Java libraries for the parsing and manipulation of PDF documents, Excel documents, XML, XSL transformation
Experience with implementing and integrating systems using SSO (SAML, OAuth)
Experience in website security
Experience working with Docker
Experience working with NoSQL databases such as Mongo
Analysis and Design
Daily Duties and Main Responsibilities Will Include:
Our main software project is a large Java web application. The application’s key functions and responsibilities focus on:
Collaboration and Control of the flow of data and processes between people and systems
Integration of data from various sources, both automated and manual; into an aggregated data warehouse
Extracting, formatting, and transmitting data to third-parties
Processing of stored and incoming data to produce new data, and add value to existing data
Internationalisation to support business users around the world
All the above has been developed over many years, contains a high degree of bespoke code and complexity. There is a great deal of domain knowledge to master that will come from working well with others in the teams. This is an ongoing support role which can involve very complex investigations and collaboration with various areas of the business.
Analysis of requirements, technical design and implementation into usable functionality
Documentation of new or updated functionality as released
Technical support of existing functionalities once launched into production environment
Upholding code standards and best practices through code reviews, refactoring efforts, and peer mentoring
Identifying solutions to existing or upcoming issues, presenting realistic solutions and championing priorities
CloudPay provides managed global payroll services to multinational companies through a single, unified SaaS solution. By delivering end-to-end managed payroll services through an innovative platform, CloudPay ensures consistent and compliant payroll around the globe while reducing operating costs and manual processes.
The CloudPay solution is backed by deep industry expertise earned over 20+ years delivering services to more than 2,400 multinational entities. CloudPay’s solution guarantees accurate payroll processing across 120+ countries in more than 25 languages.
To learn more, visit cloudpay.net .
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, NGOs, private organisations and global institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.
The IT Services department is recruiting an IT Team leader, who will be is responsible for supporting IT Users in solving computer problems, installing and maintaining computer storage, software and servers and working with the IT Team to create workable IT services. The IT Team Leader, in addition, will also contribute to and manage IT projects, create project plans for activities and develop communication flows to ensure that customers of IT services are continually updated with information relating to their work area. You will also advise the IT Management Team of issues affecting IT Services and colleagues on potential uses of existing and new technology as well as provide orientation to new users and provide server and storage resources to all staff and students.
To be successful in the role, you must be educated to Degree level or equivalent with relevant professional qualifications and knowledge of backup services as well as Microsoft applications. You must bring demonstrable experience of managing IT services within a complex business environment, of server management and installation and assisting in the implementation of major developments within an IT service. You will have proven expertise in the areas of PowerShell Scripting, server and storage troubleshooting, data storage management and administration of Office 365. Your skills in supervision, communication, organisation and time management are as essential as your ability to manage projects, learn new technologies, adapt change and commitment to continuous improvement.
Closing Date: 30th May 2018
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This job is unlikely to attract a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a work permit). Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates. To apply for a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, employers need to demonstrate that they are unable to recruit a resident worker before recruiting an individual overseas. For further information, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration
We believe that this post will not be suitable for individuals on Tier 5 visas as these posts are not considered to be supernumerary to the organisation. For further details, please visit the UKVI website: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas
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