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We are looking for Java Developers – London/Manchester/Liverpool/Edinburgh

We are working with a number of financial institutions and agencies across the UK who are seeking both contract and permanent Java Developers to join their busy teams.

Our clients in London: A number of contract Java positions to experienced Developers within the financial sector –

  • Sound knowledge of recent Java SDKs and syntax
  • Exposure to continuous integration tools
  • Understanding of ORMs
  • Knowledge of software engineering patterns such as Dependency Injection
  • Working familiarity with code revisioning and branching, ideally Git
  • Use of common productivity tools
  • Amazon Web Services exposure

Our client in Manchester requires:

  • Understanding of the iterative software development life-cycle
  • Experience in Java/Spring
  • Experience with dependency injection (e.g. Spring)
  • Experience of integration with services/systems (JSON, RESTful)
  • Understand Agile Practices: XP and Scrum; pair programming, Test Driven Development
  • Demonstrates good communication skills
  • Demonstrates ability to learn and self-development keeping up with latest tools/technologies
  • Experience of working with Source Control/Configuration management (Git)

We also have Java Vacancies in Liverpool and Edinburgh so please get in touch for a confidential discussion 

Network Engineer Jobs

We are currently working with an expanding international Managed Service Provider in their search for a number of Network Engineer specialists in London.

 

Purpose of the role

The main responsibility is for providing 2nd – 3rd line technical network infrastructure support, project implementations and infrastructure design within the Cisco, Microsoft & Virtualisation arena.
The role is based on providing technical support and onsite project work as part of a team with a focused upon day to day delivery which needs to be completed in an effective manner with attention to detail and accuracy.
The nature of our clients business requires a high level of technical knowledge, flexibility, common sense and initiative. While the specific content of your role is clearly defined, this may evolve over time and needs a proactive and hands on approach to duties.
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
The candidate is expected to be competent in the following areas:

  •  Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching, 3-5 years’ experience
  • CCNA Voice certifications, 3-5 years’ experience
  • Cisco Call Manager/Unity & Call Manager/Unity express experience
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016, 3-5 years’ experience
  • Virtualisation (VMware & Citrix), 3-5 years’ experience
  • General Networking DNS, 3-5 years’ experience
  • Superior Customer Service Skills, 3-5 years’ experience

Along with the above, the candidate needs to demonstrate exceptional communication skills, instilling confidence in others with regards to their knowledge, competency and ability to deliver.

Linux Administrator – Greater Manchester

Overview:Do you have a huge passion for technology and enjoy troubleshooting and fixing issues? If so, then we may have a place for you with our Manchester based client. You will be joining an existing Linux support team, with high standards and a can-do attitude. A passion about what you do is a pre-requisite along with an ability to multi-task, prioritise and be able to work on your own initiative.
Main Duties:

  • Assisting with and maintaining customer solutions
  • Helping with server setup, configuration and support
  • Advising with client issues
  • Developing new products

Required Skills:

  • Experience building, installing and supporting Linux server(s). Ideally Red Hat/Debian based distributions
  • Excellent customer service skills with working experience
  • Experience of Linux systems in a networking environment

Training is offered to successful applicants, but it would be desirable if you had the following:

  • Experience of Linux systems administration in a hosting environment
  • Experience installing, configuring and supporting Apache/NGiNX, MySQL/PostgreSQL, FTP and Mail      Servers
  • Exposure to diagnosing various server issues using standard open source tools
  • Exposure to command line scripting
  • Experience using Linux control panels, such as cPanel or Plesk
  • Exposure to programming languages such as PHP, Perl, Python, HTML and SQL
  • Qualification/certification to RHCT/RHCSA/LPIC-1 is desirable

There will be shift working patterns for this role so if you’re interested contact us for a confidential chat.

Application Support Specialists

Our UK based client is hiring experienced Application Support Specialists with skills in Java, XML and Business Objects.

These are long term contract positions based onsite at a leading Government institution.

Drop us a line for more details and to arrange an initial interview.

Drupal 8 Developer

Job Summary:
Build and maintain Drupal 7 and 8 sites to tight deadlines following best practice. Contribute to development of client websites using broad web development skills and experience.

 

Your typical day would be:

•      Drupal site building using different techniques to implement user stories.

•      Contribute to development of user stories by collaborating with designers, UX experts and content strategists.

•      Working with front-end specialists to theme sites following wireframes and design prototypes.

•      Some custom Drupal module development.

•      QA, build and release activity.

 

We want someone who is:

•      Familiar with Drupal 7 and 8 with good knowledge of site building, the theme layer, and commonly used APIs for custom module development.

•      Some experience of CSS/SASS, Javascript/jQuery and related JS frameworks.

•      Committed to best practice in all aspects of web development and working in a team.

•      Motivated to continually improve their skills and practice through self-directed learning and professional development.

 

Expected Experience: 1-3 years

Data Analyst jobs

NoSQL- MongoDB – Data Analyst

A unique opportunity to apply analytics to international sport and make your passion the focus of your work.

Our clients mission is to be the pre-eminent supplier of analytics with motorsport to create informed narrative from track and stage performance, which blended with an extensive editorial operation, offers both its own platforms and customer media owners with content across web, mobile and broadcast.

The company has 500 staff working in 20 locations globally.

What They Need

You will have an inherent interest in sport and a naturally inquisitive disposition that sponsors enquiry into existing datasets and the insight offered by introducing new datasets into the datamart.

Who are you?

To tick all of our boxes, you’ll be someone with a strong record of academic achievement qualified to degree level (2.1 or higher) in Maths, Operational Research or related subjects from a first class institution. As part of your studies, you will have used the R statistics language or other equivalent quantitative analysis programmes such as SAS, or coding in VBA, Matlab or similar and from your professional experience, you have a strong knowledge of NoSQL databases and environments, specifically MongoDB.

You’ll have spent a handful of years putting your qualifications to work in a quantitative analyst’s role.

Your Role

The Analyst will help the business to grow, and support the analyst team,

Analytics will lie at the core of your responsibility, but they will require that you take a holistic view and make a rounded contribution to all aspects of a business that is highly entrepreneurial and demands a flexible approach to working.

Your data rigour will be essential to deliver high visibility solutions to some of the world’s most august and high-profile organisations & companies

As the business acquires new sports rights, it will be your responsibility manage new data marts and manage the acquisition and structure of new data sources and build analytical frameworks that will inform our clients’ audiences.

PHP Developer

Our client is looking to hire a solid PHP Developer to join their E-commerce practice on a permanent basis

Your Role

You will be working on client projects ranging from new builds to ongoing support and maintenance, implementing technical solutions to improve conversion rates, launch new stores and power new functionality.

The workload tends to be split between ongoing maintenance for long standing clients and working on new build projects for new or existing clients. Projects can range in size from a few hours through to months for a larger scale project.

Qualifications and Progression

You will be supported by your fellow developers as you progress and will be supported through certification as a Zend Certified Engineer and also Magento Certified Developer (if not already achieved) and then finally they will guide you
through a process of training and assessment in Magento 2 development.
The offices are an easy commute from Leeds, Bradford and the surrounding areas with parking available.

 
Core Skills and Technologies
● PHP 5/7
● MySQL
● Javascript
● HTML/CSS
● Linux (Fedora/Centos/Redhat)
● Apache
● Nginx
● PHPStorm
● Test Driven Development
● Behaviour Driven Development

Frameworks and Platforms
● Magento
● Magento 2
● Prestashop
● Symfony
● Laravel
● Bespoke

Flexi Time
● Flexible working hours
● starting between 8am and 11am
● Leaving as early as 4pm or as late as 8pm

Required Qualifications
You must be at a level whereby you would pass the Zend Certified Engineer exam with a small amount of revision. Other than this, there are no required qualifications, you will be judged purely on your skill level and aptitude.

Candidate Specification

The ideal candidate will be a strong developer able to tackle complex problems and work with large scale frameworks and applications using modern PHP development practices.

Our client uses Linux for everything so knowledge of Linux is desirable. Their focus is on e-commerce so any experience in this field is very useful though not essential.

They work with Magento and Magento 2- again experience is useful but not essential as long as you are able to get your head around complex systems quickly.

You must be willing to work together with the team, helping others and asking for help as appropriate.

A keen interest in continuous professional development is crucial