Spencer Ogden

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Spencer Ogden
Nov 10, 2021
Full time
Perform a key role in designing, developing, and maintaining solutions using bleeding edge technology with current best practices. A part of the role will require cross team collaboration and working with users and stakeholders to understand their digital business requirements. Key Responsibilities: Software design & development of in-house applicationsResponsible for testing and promoting software quality improvementMonitor and recommend technological developmentsBug fixing & feature enhancementSoftware support for productsLiaise with third party suppliers and IT personnel as required to resolve issues. Experience & Qualification: Previous experience as a Software Developer is essential.A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Services, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or Engineering is preferred.Key skills include experience working with the following: C#, .NET Core, JavaScript and jQuery and SQL Server 2016.Desirable skills include experience working with the following: MVC architecture and REST API design, XAML, Entity Framework, Reporting Services / DAX / Power BI, Azure Dev Ops, SharePoint Online, Power Apps and Power Automate and Microsoft Dynamics 365 integration.Database administration and optimisation Competencies: Working knowledge of information technology fundamentals and programming languages.Ability to perform analysis of system functionality with support of Lead Software Developer.Ability to gain detailed knowledge of general system architecture and functionality.Working knowledge of AGILE methodology is desirable, but not mandatoryGood time management and ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.Excellent organisational and written communication skills with a strong customer focus
Spencer Ogden
Nov 10, 2021
Full time
We have a vacancy for a DevOps Data Engineer to build and operate data pipelines and Data Factory on AWS and Microsoft Azure Platforms.The data engineer, which is an emerging role in the data and analytics team, will play a pivotal role in operationalising the most-urgent data and analytics initiatives for analytics use cases.The bulk of the data engineer's work would be in building, managing and optimizing data pipelines, working with our data scientists and technical development team to move these data pipelines effectively into production for key data and analytics consumers (for example business/data analysts, data scientists or any user that needs curated data for data and analytics use cases). Key Responsibilities Data engineers need to guarantee compliance with data governance and data security requirements while creating, improving and operationalizing these integrated and reusable data pipelines.Strong ability to integrate analytics and (or) data science results with business processesThis role will require both creative and collaborative working with the wider business.It will involve evangelizing effective data management practices and promoting better understanding of data and analytics.Data engineers will also be expected to collaborate with data scientists, data analysts and other data consumers and work on the models and algorithms developed by them in order to optimize them for data quality, security and governance and put them into production leading to potentially large productivity gains.What do I need?To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:Experience in DevOps on AWS/Azure and data management experience e.g. data profiling, large volume data handling.Extensive experience of developing using the AWS/Azure analytics components including Data Lakes, Power BI and Microsoft Visual Studio, Data Factory, HDInsight, Data Factory, SQL DB/DW, SSIS, ETL tooling and scripting languages: R, Scala, Python.Fully conversant with Agile and DevOps development methodology and concepts as applied to data driven analytics projects. Including CI/CD Coding, security testing best practice and standards.Experience with designing, building, and operating analytics solutions using AWS/Azure cloud technologies and in automated data driven testing.
Spencer Ogden
Oct 07, 2021
Full time
I am shortlisting for a Permanent IT Manager for my prestigious and boutique Global Oil & Gas Operator Client based in Mayfair, London. The candidate must be able to show skills in supervising and supporting teams and delivering projects in a timely fashion. Plus a knowledge of MS tools and cloud would be beneficial.The client's IT department is made up of the on-site First-Line teams (3 locations approx. 1100 users - ops managed via tickets) and Group IT Support. The primary responsibility for the IT Manager is to manage the operations of the on-site teams and to ensure it aligns with the business objectives, Group IT standards and the strategy of the organisation. The IT Manager will plan, coordinate, direct, and design all operational activities of the IT department, as well as provide direction and support for IT solutions that enhance mission-critical business operations.The role also offers an attractive salary, with benefits. No remote working is considered for this role now restrictions have changed.Team supervision with a strong focus on on-site First-Line (3 locations)• Provide effective leadership and line management to the UK-wide IT team whilst working closely with Group IT team based in France to ensure excellent service levels and effective solutions for all stakeholders.• Ensure daily operations follow the Group's directions and guidelines.• Coordinate multidisciplinary work teams and ensure effective two-way communication with teams.• Manage, motivate and develop the UK IT team, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and support HR where necessary.• Set, monitor and report on KPIs and SLAs for the First-Line teams on each site.• Guarantee timely deliveries of the IT projects. Key responsibilities• Manage, in line with the IT Group's strategy, the deployment, maintenance, upgrade, and support of all IT systems and infrastructure including servers, operating systems, hardware and communication networks.• Support budgets reviewing and controlling for the department and ensure they comply with stated goals, guidelines, and objectives.• Ensure the security and integrity of all systems and infrastructure within the UK sites.• Ensure regular security audits are carried out, report on results and ensure risks identified are remediated.• Manage the IT department operational and strategic planning, including business requirements, project planning, and allocation of resources.• Review the performance of IT systems in line with Group requirements.• Support the negotiation of vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts (in collaboration with theHR team) and service agreements.• Review and implement all IT policies.• Asset managementShould you be interested in this great opporubntity then please get in touch for a confidential conversation.t
Spencer Ogden
Sep 26, 2021
Full time
Job Title: ESG Key Client Lead Location:London Role Purpose: With a background in sustainability/ESG and the built environment, and a passion for collaboration, innovation and driving change this individual will be responsible for managing ESG strategies at fund and asset levels, providing a key point of contact to the Client, PM Leadership, Operational Teams, and Supply Chain, delivering against targets and reporting on key performance indicators.Salary/Benefits:Competitive packageKey Responsibilities• Lead on the development, implementation, reporting and evolution of the ESG strategy for a key Client.• Facilitate the development, benchmarking, implementation and ongoing review of appropriate sustainability objectives, targets and improvement programmes at house, fund, and asset level.• Monitor and report on fund/portfolio sustainability performance and progress against sustainability objectives.• Lead regular catch-up calls/meetings with the Clients to update on progress. Routinely prepare and present at Client meetings to increase sustainability awareness and engagement.• Actively engage with Property and Facilities Management Teams to ensure Client requirements are understood and are integrated into day to day delivery against objectives.• Provide support and technical advice to all stakeholders to enable them to undertake their roles and responsibilities for sustainability.• Innovate and lead initiatives to engage and educate Property and Facilities Management employees, contractors, and tenants/occupiers to increase data coverage, improve data quality, and improve sustainability performance for assets/funds/portfolios.• Respond to requests for information regarding existing ESG strategy performance from rating and reporting agencies, current or prospective investors and other stakeholders.• Work with the Compliance Team to monitor changes in legislation and best practice to ensure continuing legal compliance and best practice in the UK.• Contribute to the development, implementation, reporting and evolution of ESG strategy for my client's UK Property Management (PM). Person Specification/Requirements• Master's degree, or equivalent experience in a relevant field (e.g. Sustainability, Environmental/Earth Sciences, Responsible Business);• Professional experience working as an ESG programme manager, sustainability consultant, or similar within the Commercial Real Estate/Built Environment sector;• Exceptional written and oral communication skills: articulate, assertive and confident;• Ability to engage and educate a diverse set of stakeholder groups including ESG specialists, fund managers, property managers, facilities and building managers;• Detail-oriented: Strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn more and a desire to work in a dynamic, deadline-driven team environment;• Proficiency in English;• Proficiency in Salesforce, MS Office and Google Applications;• Experience in a range of reporting tools and platforms, e.g. MS Power BI or Tableau; and specific sustainability platforms, e.g. Carbon Desktop, Envizi, or Deepki;• Experience and willingness to present at conferences and forums.