Senior Developer, PHP, Laravel - London - £50,000 - £85,000

Senior Developer, PHP, Laravel
London
£50,000 - £85,000


About us

Technology, Data Science and AI are at the heart of everything our client does, The code they write powers every aspect of our business from the recommendation engine powering our e-commerce experience right down to the genetic algorithms used to efficiently route boxes in our warehouse.

Using the latest technologies to create simple and elegant solutions to complex problems. they’re ‘all in’ on AWS using many of its services. Their platform and continuous delivery pipeline is fully automated using CloudFormation & Ansible, with them releasing code to production multiple times a day and they’re in the process of moving our microservices architecture to containers. They have built services in Python, PHP and Node.js with a significant proportion now delivered via AWS Lambda.

Their next generation frontend is built using the best of cutting-edge web technologies – ES6 JavaScript, PostCSS, React and Redux. They’re migrating away from a PHP Laravel solution (it’s almost there!). This year we’re aiming to introduce GraphQL to help improve the performance of our apps and increase velocity within our teams.

The Job

We are a passionate, determined and cohesive engineering team dedicated to delivering high quality software and the best possible experience for our customers. Software and technology is at the heart of our business, central to our strategy and pivotal to future growth of the business. We are looking for people to come and help make this possible.

What are we looking for?

Our client are looking for talented and passionate engineers to join our growing and highly bold team. We’re looking for people who:

·         Love to code

·         Spend time learning new technologies, experimenting with new frameworks, languages and design patterns

·         Enjoy developing software in a fast paced start-up environment

·         Like to work collaboratively across product, design, test and business teams

 

What you’ll be doing day-to-day

As a Developer here, you will:

·         Work with our Product Managers, Head of Engineering and CTO to deliver high quality, enterprise-grade software solutions

·         Develop new systems and features and maintain the existing code base

·         Be responsible for code quality and implementing best practices

·         Make suggestions and implement new technologies to improve our platforms

 

REQUIREMENTS

·         Deep knowledge and experience of building PHP applications

·         Experience in TDD and testing suites for PHP (PHPUnitCodeception)

·         Experience with gitgithub

·         Experience with REST API development

·         Knowledge of Continuous Integration tools (we use Codeship)

·         Bonus points if you have:

·         Experience of Laravel

·         Experience of working with AWS

·         Experience of designing and developing microservices

·         Experience of developing with Lumen

·         Knowledge of performance optimisation techniques and Instruments tools

They are hugely committed to equality of opportunity in all areas of their business.  Currently employing over 20 nationalities and think it's deeply important to have all genders represented in all functions and levels. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of age, disability, gender, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation. We know, based on research, that some people are less likely to apply for this role. Please consider the above bullet points as guidance (our perfect candidate may not meet 100% of them) and if you feel you would be suitable for this role then please get in touch.

BENEFITS

They also feel it’s massively important to hire adults and give them the freedom to get things done. We don't judge your performance by hours at your desk, but by the impact you have. While our office hours are 9am to 6pm, as long as people attend the morning stand-up for their squads the hours are flexible around this. Our only requirement is that you follow our ownership principles and Put the company First. Flexible working is widely practiced, but we are not a remote company and the majority of the time should be based in our Shepherd's Bush office.

 

·         Holidays - 25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing by a day each year up to 30 days

·         Option to buy additional days of annual leave up to a total of 30 days

·         Discounted Food boxes - 40% staff discount on Food boxes and 25% for your family and friends plus your first box free

·         Healthcare via Babylon Health

·         Access to the Inhouse Academy training courses

·         Gym Membership

·         Cycle to work scheme

·         Pension

·         Quarterly team socials and mixed team events

·         Coffee/ Tea, fruit and ice cream provided every single day to keep you fresh

·         Friday socials - Wine, beer and soft-drinks

 

Devops Engineer

DevOps Engineer / Cloud Automation Solutions Architect

  • Locations - London

  • Eligible for SC clearance would be a bonus but not essential

  • Salary - £70,000 to £100,000

 

DESCRIPTION

Our client voted as one of the best workplaces 2017, is a leading European professional services firm providing consultancy and support to large enterprises in the field of data centre automation..

 

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, They have successfully delivered data centre automation projects in some of the largest organisations in both the public and private sectors across Europe.

 

The Role

You will deliver hands-on, business-oriented strategic and technical consulting to our clients for cloud infrastructure and data centre automation solutions.

 

Our Engineers and Architects come from a DevOps background and are technically adept in configuration management tools, continuous development, Linux environments and have experience of delivering cloud infrastructure and cloud automation.

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities


You will join a project engineering team and focus on adding hands-on technical expertise, ensuring outcomes meet the highest technical and agile standards.

 

We expect our engineers to understand the client’s project aims and to offer professional and commercial insight to ensure client satisfaction as well as representing the commercial interests of the business.

 

We always expect our engineers to be very self-sufficient when engaged in smaller assignments representing the company by themselves, always ensuring customer satisfaction through high quality work and outstanding client care.

 

REQUIREMENTS

·         Must have Public Cloud knowledge/experience - AWS or Azure ideally

·         Experience with Terraform would be massively beneficial

·         Strong knowledge of Linux based systems

·         DevOps background/experience

·         Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible and Salt

·         Knowledge of various cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, Openstack

·         Scripting ability (ideally Python or Ruby)

·         Knowledge of Containers and Container Orchestration such as Docker or Kubernetes

·         Experience of Agile / Scrum methodology

·         A passion for open source technologies and the open source community

·         Demonstrable experience in cloud-automation

·         Demonstrate the ability to quickly learn new technologies.

·         Demonstrate the ability to solve complex, multi-system problems.

·         Have experience of stakeholder management within complex organisations.

·         Be comfortable with being responsible for the delivery of significant cloud and automation projects.

·         Be willing to work in multiple locations and prepared to travel.

·         Be a fast learner, ambitions, and comfortable working in high-pressure environments.

·         Exhibit a proven track record of continually looking for ways to improve customer satisfaction.

 

BENEFITS

25 days Holidays

Annual flexible benefits allowance offering a choice of;

- Private medical insurance

- Dental cover

- Gym membership

- Buying holiday

- Company pension

- Tax efficient salary sacrifice schemes

- Childcare allowance

- Cycle to work scheme

 

Lead Front-End Developer - React/Redux - London - £70,000 - £100,000

Lead Front End Developer

Location: City of London

Salary: £70,000 to £100,000

Our client are one of the most innovative and progressive creative agencies on the market. A subsidiary of a leading Technology consultancy, Our client we’re also listed in the best companies to work for in 2019.

 

They create ideas and solutions across Brand communication, Digital and Direct communication, Digital Products and Platforms, Digital Innovation, Film & Print Production and PR & Social.

 

But that’s enough about them (for now…. there’s more on what it’s like to work there, further down), first, Let us tell you about the Role:

 

This role will sit within the Digital Products and Platforms team. You’ll work alongside, and collaboratively with, other Developers across Web, iOS and Android, QA, Product Managers, Delivery Managers, UX Designers, UI Designers, and QA (all based within our office in Farringdon).

 

You will have overall responsibility for all Front-End web technology within the Product team; leading and growing a team of talented web developers (30%) and architecting and leading web development and ensuring all of our web delivery is flawless whilst constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible (70%). If you come from a full stack background you’ll use your experience to take the lead with integration concerns such as CMS choice, middleware solutions, appropriate API design and end-to-end security.

 

What does that mean for you?

•       You’ll be empowered to lead, mentor and motivate a bunch of talented developers, taking responsibility for ensuring the team flourishes and develops.

•       You’ll be architecting and hands-on leading the development of complex and innovative products, for a wide range of exciting well-known brands.

•       You’ll be the leading voice for Web within Product: steering change, evolving delivery as technologies emerge and fade, allowing us to refine capabilities across a variety of technologies

 

Join the team, and you’ll be:

•       Leading, mentoring and motivating a talented team of web developers.

•       Leading hands-on development of well-architected web applications.

•       Collaborating with team members across all disciplines and practices.

•       Keeping yourself and your team up to date with, and champion, all the latest technology and trends.

 

To join the team, ideally you will have experience with some/most of the following:

•       React

•       Redux

•       Webpack

•       Babel

•       Unit testing (Jasmine, Jest, Enzyme etc.)

•       Automation testing

•       Node.js

•       Serverside rendering

•       GraphQL

 

What happens next:

 

We’ll be in touch within a few working days of receiving your application if we wish to discuss the role with you further. At that point we’ll invite you in for your first interview, an in-person peer-to-peer Javascript Tech Test with one of our Senior Developers followed by a chat with our Head of Engineering. If that goes well, we’ll ask you back for a second (and final) interview to meet other members of the team from Delivery, Product and Development.

 

What’s it like to work at There:

 

We believe in ‘Good Works’. It is the ethos upon which the company was founded, and stays at the heart of everything we do. It’s a simple belief; if we do good, good will come to us.

 

We have always been a values and people led organisation. And would describe ourselves as a group of interesting, interested, smart, motivated and collaborative characters who care (about it all: each other, clients and of course the work). It’s by no accident that we choose our Employee of the Month and Team of the Month based on our 4 C’s: Care, Collaboration, Candour and Character.

 

But we don’t just talk the talk; As a top 10 in the Sunday Times Best Companies to work for in 2019, we are extremely proud of our working culture here; its unique, and we’re famous for it. We are proud to have created a working environment in which our people can thrive. Learning and Development, Wellbeing, and Inclusion & Diversity are all taken very seriously, but we’re still growing, still learning, and still need YOU to help us continue to do so.

 

Perks and Benefits:

On top of all the standard benefits you would expect (Private medical, Pension, Gym membership – Gym Box or Mob45, Season ticket loan, Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare vouchers, 25 days holiday and a bonus Birthday half day holiday, plus more)

 

we offer some pretty unique and exciting initiatives:

•       Being Family Friendly - we want to be inclusive of people who have families or side hustles, so we’re open to flexible working arrangements.

•       Wellbeing Week – Run twice a year, our Wellbeing Weeks offer our people wellbeing initiatives from Ask a Physio, Introduction to Hypnotherapy and Introduction to Mindfulness talks to Flu Jabs, Art Classes and Financial Advice workshops.

•       In house mindfulness coaching available to all.

•       Our LBGTQ+ network who are helping challenge the status quo when it comes to Inclusion & Diversity in the advertising industry.

•       We have a team who organise and run charity events for our Charity of the Year (this year its North London Cares).

•       Tea @ 4 – Every Tuesday and Thursday our Operations team lays on Tea @ 4. A nice cuppa, slice of cake and a mingle in our Canteen? What’s not to love!

•       On site chef – Chef Jason cooks for us 4 days a week. The meals are subsidised to help you save a bit of cash too.

•       Karma Sound Sessions – We host gigs for up and coming artists who come in to perform showcases for us. Stripped back and intimate, there’s a high chance these will become “I was there when…” moments.

•       Academy– Monthly talks to keep everyone informed and up-to-date with all that’s happening in the industry and beyond. Previously we’ve swatted up with the likes of Spotify and Google

Lead Front-End Developer - React/Redux - London - £60,000 - £100,000

Lead Front End Developer

Location: City of London

Salary: £60,000 - £100,000

Our client an exciting Creative Agency are currently looking for a Senior/Lead Developers for their growing Engineering team. As part of their growth, their Creative Products team are looking for a Lead Front End Developer to join our innovative and cutting-edge Technology Team.

 

If you enjoy working within a close knit team of talented developers who evangelise working within a very well defined development process in an open and collaborative learning and sharing environment, we would love to hear from you.

 

Aside from a great culture, as a Developer, you will work on exciting, well-known brands alongside having the opportunity for personal development time and an opportunity to learn, teach and work with a variety of established and new technologies.

 

Requirements:

 

·         React

·         Redux

·         Webpack

·         Babel

·         Unit testing (Jasmine, Jest, Enzyme etc.)

·         Node.js

·         Serverside rendering

·         GraphQL

 

C# .Net Core Developer

C# .Net Core Developer

Salary: £25,000 to £40,000

Location: Brixton, South West London

We're looking for an experienced and versatile C# developer for a funded start-up that is doing some exciting work within the emerging adventure travel sector. We use the latest technologies and harness the power of the cloud and serverless computing to bring reliability, efficiency and speed to everything we do.

 

We want a motivated, upbeat and ambitious person, looking to grow your career alongside the founders of an exciting start-up. You'll get your hands dirty with more than just coding so be prepared to help create the development culture and processes all the way from design decisions and coding standards through to QA and DevOps.

 

The role will mainly involve developing API’s and applications to support our operations on the website and the data management behind the scenes.

 

In return, we offer a generous salary plus equity options. We are very flexible with hours and you can also work from home from time to time.

 

Here's the kind of person we're looking for:

●     Positive attitude and excited to get down to work every day

●     An enjoyment of all things code and technical that finds you reading up or experimenting, even in your own time

●     Have tons of initiative and a common sense approach to technical issues

●     Able to balance your desire for the perfect technical solution with a realistic approach to simplicity, time and cost concerns

●     Happy to work in an informal, entrepreneurial setting where processes are still being created - you can help to create the dev processes yourself!

●     A contributor to the entire dev life-cycle including devops

●     The kind of person to get involved with open source projects and sharing your knowledge

●     A devotee of the KISS principle

 

These are the skills we need:

●     C# (with .Net core)

●     MySQL

●     Entity framework

●     AWS Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB

●     Git

●     Agile

●     Windows

●     Unit Testing/TDD

●     SOLID and DRY principles

 

Bonus skills:

●     HTML5, Javascript, CSS3 and responsive design

●     ReactJS

●     Redis or other NoSQL

●     Jira

●     Linux

 

As always, we welcome anyone from any background or walk of life to apply. All we care about is that you have the relevant skills and experience,  lots of integrity, and that you are eligible to work in the UK.

React Developer - Travel Industry - Brixton, London - £40,000 to £55,000

React Developer

Location: Brixton, London

Salary: £40,000 to £55,000

A front end web developer is required to work on a busy e-commerce website selling adventure holidays. The successful candidate will have responsibility for all front end related development work. This includes greenfields projects, general maintenance as well as performance and SEO improvements.

 

The website is a single page application developed in ReactJS with a serverless .Net Core API backend hosted in AWS.

 

Our Client is an online travel agent for adventure and touring holidays.  They work with large multinational operators as well as small, local adventure businesses and sell these trips to UK customers.  The business is differentiated by not just the scope of providers they work with but also our technical foundation and search engine.  Established in 2017 the business is recognised as one of the fastest growing in the entire travel sector and has been invited on to London & Partners winter cohort accelerator program, the mayor's program for fast growth london based businesses.  Based in Brixton with a small but excellent team, they’re looking for someone to take end to end ownership of our front end website.

 

The candidate needs to:

●     Have an eye for detail

●     Use initiative and common sense

●     Have excellent problem solving abilities

●     Be flexible and grow within a fast moving startup environment

●     Keep sight of the bigger picture such as:

○     UX considerations

○     Page load speed

○     Browser caching strategies

○     API payload optimization

 

Required skills:

●     ReactJS - minimum 2 years commercial experience in an e-commerce environment

●     HTML + CSS

●     Javascript

●     Zeplin

●     API integration

●     Page load efficiency optimization

●     Responsive design - mobile first

●     AWS

●     GIT

 

Bonus skills:

●     Visual Studio Code

●     SEO considerations

●     Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

●     Jira

●     C# .Net Core

●     Serverless architecture

●     Static Site Generation

●     Design patterns

 

 

Service Desk Analyst - 1st Line - £20,000 - £24,000 - London, Green Park - PERMANENT

Service Desk Analyst – 1st Line

 

Brief;

The IT team are responsible for the management and development of the information systems that support the activities of significant stakeholders and VIP Level people as well as everyday users internally.

 

IT Support is provided on all aspects of the IT system serving over 1700 users in multiple locations, with standalone and travelling IT equipment used for State Visits and Royal Tours. The team also provides support for the commercial activities of Royal Collection Trust which includes retail and ticketing systems.

 

The IT systems are based on a Microsoft Active Directory Domain currently running Windows 2012R2 Servers on a virtualised platform. The desktop clients run Windows 7 running MS Office 2010, along with bespoke and commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) applications. Additionally, thin client access is provided using Citrix technology, and many users have secure laptops, mobile phones and Blackberry devices.

 

As part of IT, the Support Team is responsible for providing friendly and professional end-user technical support for all of the above services and activities, to all users, as well as assisting with application rollout as necessary.

 

Within the Support Team there are 8 System Support Officers who are responsible for providing exceptional customer IT support in an ITIL based support team.

 

About the role;

 

To provide client side and desktop support to all users of IT services, based on ITIL based support processes. To work as part of the IT team to deliver new projects and systems.

 

IT Support is provided Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm at Buckingham Palace and 9:00am to 5:30pm at St James’ Palace. The post holder is required to work Monday to Friday and join the on-call rota to provide support on Saturdays and Sundays and during public holidays. On occasions, they will be required to be present for specific events which may occur during weekends and / or evenings.

 

Although the post is based predominantly in central London, IT Support is provided at all Royal Residences, as such a flexible attitude to work is required. The role will involve some lifting of equipment (for example laser printers and monitors).

 

 

Key Duties

·         Provide exceptional customer service by acting is the first point of contact for all users of the internal computer system

·         Resolve support call incidents by telephone (1st line) or visit (2nd line) to the highest possible quality

·         Undertake in-depth research to resolve incidents, and where necessary escalate to the Systems Support Supervisors, the IT Operations team or third parties (3rd line)

·         Administer file permissions, application permissions, user accounts, email accounts and associated permissions for new and existing users and leavers, ensuring all request are dealt with in a timely manner

·         Log and maintain a full and accurate record of support calls using call logging software as part of 1st, 2nd and 3rd line support duties

·         Undertake front line investigative work and collate sufficient information to diagnose faults

·         Promote good standards of IT practice throughout the user community, including user awareness regarding computer usage and security policies

·         Undertake roll-out and installation support duties which include:

 

o   installation and secure decommissioning of PCs, printers and other user hardware and software

o   assistance during office moves with desktop relocation

o   installation and upgrade of operating systems and applications

o   setup and rollout of Blackberry and other portable devices

o   setup of ticketing and retail systems to support the commercial activities of Royal Collection Trust

 

·         Record all hardware and software additions and changes accurately within CMDB

·         Clearly and accurately document new and update existing support processes and procedures

·         Install, update and maintain the security software and applications on stand alone and travelling PCs and laptops

·         Familiarisation of bespoke and standard software and provide ad-hoc desktop training and inductions as necessary in support of the IT Training team

·         Undertake business continuity planning and testing plans as required

·         Meet or exceed weekly KPI targets

·         Create, prepare and deploy images and applications using approved imaging software

·         Manage orders through their life cycle using the accounting system and submitting to line manager for approval

·         Any other ad hoc duties as may be reasonably required

 

Key Requirements:

 

Essential:

 

·         To possess excellent customer service and communication skills

·         To have the ability to relate to users at all levels of the organisation and remain calm under pressure as well as possess an ability to explain technical problems in an accessible way.

·         To have a good general knowledge and use of the Microsoft Office 2013 suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Microsoft Windows 7

·         To be methodical and accurate in your approach to problem solving

·         To have computer and printer hardware maintenance skills

·         To have experience of resolving PC and mobile phone technical problems, both software and hardware

·         To possess good, clear documentation and recording skills

·         To have basic knowledge of computer components, setting up a PC and computer terminology

·         To have the ability to log calls using a computerised system and to undertake desktop application support

·         To hold a full, clean UK driving licence

 

Desirable:

 

·         To hold a qualification in IT desktop technical support

·         Previous experience in an IT helpdesk or call centre environment

·         To have an understanding of ITIL

 

Network Manager, WAN/LAN/VLAN/VOIP - London, Green Park - £60,000 - £65,000 - PERMANENT

Network Manager
Reports to: IT Operations Manaager
Location: London (Green Park)
£60,000 - £65,000 + Excellent Benefits Package

Overview:
The IT & Telecoms team support in excess of 1,000 computers and 2,000 users across 25 prestige sites, 7 days a week. The IT Operations team design, implement and manage all the IT services on the internal network. The network is used by significant stakeholders and VIP Level people as well as everyday users. In addition the IT Operations team design, implement and maintain a number of other networks including private networks.

 

About the role:

The Network Manager reports to the Head of IT Operations and is responsible for supporting the maintenance and evolution of the enterprise network and voice infrastructure.

The post holder will manage the Network function and work closely with the rest of the IT Operations team, and other IT staff, to ensure the highest degree of functionality and reliability to all enterprise services.

The job holder has line management responsibility for the Network Engineer and Network Analyst (Apprenticeship). Working with the IT team, the post-holder will be expected to work with and supervise 3rd party contractors and suppliers and to liaise with other government departments in matters of security.

The post holder will manage a budget of £** and work with the Head of IT Operations to forecast the budget.

 

The post holder will be expected to work on their own initiative and be responsible for making decisions covering their day-to-day tasks using good judgement. Any strategic decisions or changes with a high impact will be referred to the Head of IT Operations.

 

The standard working pattern is full time Monday to Friday. However, given the nature of the post and the necessity for out of hour's maintenance, the post holder will be expected to work evenings and weekends as required and take part in the weekend on call rota.

 

The position is primarily based in London, Green Park however the post holder is responsible for the IT infrastructure at all prestige sites and is expected to travel when required.



Key Duties:

 

People Management

·           To lead and manage the Network function in the IT Operations Team, ensuring individuals and the team reach performance standards, and that development needs are identified and addressed.

·           Working with the rest of the IT management team to promote a working environment where staff are motivated and adaptable; and to ensure the development of a culture of collaboration, excellence and continuous improvement.

·           Recruit, train, and coach new employees. Communicating job expectations; setting objectives, organising training, planning workloads, monitoring and performance appraisals.

 

Network Management

1.       Network Security

·         IT Health Check: Implement security recommendations from annual IT health check

·         Implement and maintain network monitoring and intrusion detection solutions

2.       Network Infrastructure

·         LAN (Local Area Network)

o   Plan upgrades and design of the LAN (including installation of new hardware, commissioning new fibre optic links, and design considerations for future expansion).

o   Ensure that software and firmware is regularly updated on network devices.

·         WAN (Wide Area Network) and VPN (Virtual Private Network)

o   Support and monitoring of WAN and VPN connectivity.

o   Design and implementation of new remote installations.

o   Ensure quality of service to control network traffic to remote residences.

·         RAS (Remote Access Service)

o   Configuration of firewalls and SSL gateway.

·         NAC (Network Access Control)

o   Enforce network security through policy based NAC.

o   Develop NAC usage to support VLAN assignment of network devices.

·         Cabling work

o   Specifying and prioritising new cabling work.

o   On-going work to build resilience into the network infrastructure.

·         Wi-Fi and IPTV networks

o   Installation, maintenance and support of stand-alone and wireless networks.Ensure firewalls are correctly configured and monitored.

o   Configure, operate and diagnose faults in the IPTV system.

·         Commercial and Retail Systems

o   Support and monitor 3rd party networks which support the retail and ticketing systems.

3.       Maintenance and Out of Hours working

·         The role requires carrying out regular system maintenance and upgrades which can only be done outside of normal hours.

·         Fixing of network faults and providing technical leadership. The post holder will identify and eliminate single points of failure everywhere it is cost-effective to do so.

4.       Maximises network performance through monitoring, troubleshooting problems and outages, planning and scheduling upgrades.

5.       Ensure the High Availability of Back Office Systems

·         Work closely with the other members of the IT Operations Team to ensure a high availability of all network resources and back office systems.

·         Monitor network availability and produce monthly reports

6.       Technical Training and Documentation

·         Ensure all team members have suitable training plans and objectives to maintain up to date industry knowledge of network solutions.

·         Ensure technical processes are clearly documented

·         Create and maintain appropriate network documentation and diagrams

·         QA and Sign off documents created by Network Engineers and Network Analysts

·         Maintain appropriate management and technical qualifications

·         Mentor and train IT Operations team members to support their development

7.       Service Delivery

·         Produce, manage and deliver service improvement plans

·         Deliver Network services within defined SLA, OLA and KPI’s

·         Manage escalated Incidents and Problems in line with ITIL best practice

·         Change Advisory Board approver

·         Ensure all team members have suitable training plans and objectives to maintain up to date industry knowledge of network solutions.

8.       IT Business Continuity

·         Ensure all network systems are implemented in accordance with the IT Business Continuity Plan

·         Participate in test exercises of the IT Business Continuity Plan.

 

Supplier Management

·         Point of contact for key suppliers and responsible for building and maintaining relationships with other suitable strategic partners.

·         Management of the implementation, upgrade and on-going supplier support of the data network.

·         Responsible for contract negotiations, system changes, issue resolution, and budget control.


Project and budget management

·         To be involved in the planning, design and delivery of all projects that involve IT Networking including being the subject matter expert for advice to Palace Reservicing, Future Programme and all Property projects that involve IT networks.

·         To be involved in the preparation of annual budgets for all IT Network projects, and to regularly benchmark IT hardware and services from a range of IT suppliers to ensuring the internal users receives excellent service and competitive prices.

 

Key Requirements:

·           Educated to degree level or equivalent in a computer related discipline with comprehensive experience of managing up to date networking infrastructures and ideally Cisco CCNP certified.

·           A strong leader and people manager, able to manage the performance and career development of team members, whilst embedding a positive culture of engagement, recognition and high performance.

·           Experience of budget and project management within an IT environment.

·           Initiative, self-motivated, forward thinking and able to make well considered decisions.

·           Highly credible with strong interpersonal and communication skills, a naturally collaborative style, with the ability to develop trusting and influential relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

·           Resilient, agile and driven, able to manage the day-to-day detail whilst implementing improvements and supporting wider team objectives. Excellent planning skills and the ability to effectively organise a varied and reactive workload

·           Politically astute, able to navigate relationships and quickly grasp the environment in which the users operates.

·           Strong negotiating and influencing skills and able to deal efficiently and diplomatically with a variety of situations including technical issues as they arise.

·           An enquiring mind with the intellectual rigour to grasp relevant issues, understand complexity and risk quickly and develop appropriate solutions and improvements in order to improve delivery.

·           Skilled at report writing and able to communicate complex information to non-specialists. Proactive in maintaining up-to-date industry knowledge

·           Ideally qualified in ITIL v3 Foundation and PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner.

Ideally experienced in some or all of the following:

·         Network security and design experience

·         Working with VPNs, Firewalls and Network Security

·         Cisco and Juniper devices

·         Switching and routing

·         WAN / LAN Routing

·         Working with wireless networks

·         Network monitoring

·         Voice over IP

·         Network Access Control

·         Virtualisation and Cloud

·         Storage Area Networks, iSCSI and FC management

 

Systems Engineer, Windows Stack, Azure, VMware - BAU - London, Green Park - £50,000 - £55,000 - PERMANENT

Systems Engineers - BAU
Reports to: IT Operations Manaager
Location: London (Green Park)
£50,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Benefits Package

Overview:
The IT & Telecoms team support in excess of 1,000 computers and 2,000 users across 25 prestige sites, 7 days a week. The IT Operations team design, implement and manage all the IT services on the internal network. The network is used by significant stakeholders and VIP Level people as well as everyday users. In addition the IT Operations team design, implement and maintain a number of other networks including private networks.

 

About the role:

The Systems Engineer reports to the IT Operations Manager and is the most senior technical point of escalation responsible for supporting the enterprise server infrastructure and responding to/ resolving tickets.

The focus for the post holder is on troubleshooting technology problems related to Windows Servers, VMware, Exchange, Storage Area Networks, MDM and Remote Access Services. The post holder will work closely with the rest of the IT Operations team, and other IT staff, to ensure the highest degree of functionality and reliability to all enterprise servers.

The role demands continued development of the IT systems to provide all computer users with the necessary access, independent of location.

The job holder does not have any line management or budgetary responsibility. Working with the IT team, the post-holder will be expected to work with and supervise 3rd party contractors and suppliers and to liaise with other government departments in matters of security.

The standard working pattern is Monday to Friday. However, given the nature of the post and the necessity for out of hour's maintenance, the post holder will be expected to work evenings and weekends as required and take part in the weekend on call rota. The post holder may also receive and be prepared to respond whenever practical to calls at any time outside of the standard arrangements.

The position is primarily based at Green Park, London however the post holder is responsible for the IT infrastructure at all residences within the prestige locations and is expected to travel when required.

 

Key Duties:

 

The Systems Engineer will:

§  Continually evaluate, review and advise on current technologies in all areas of IT and infrastructure

§  Contribute towards the design and implementation of the IT strategy, and help maintain the security controls as set out by the strategy and the Information Assurance Working Group (IAWG)

§  Achieve and exceed the IT Operations KPI's by monitoring and maintaining current IT systems and networks; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends and determining system improvements

§  Create, document, review and improve Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all aspects of IT Operations and IT Security and Controls, ensuring compliance with Data Protection and Information Security Policies and the relevant regulatory requirements

§  Respond to incidents and alerts, ensuring BAU continues without interruption and impact to service.

§  Participate in the planning of projects and service transitions of new systems.

§  Provide new and updated documentation and knowledge articles to maintain knowledge sharing and training for less experienced members of the team.

1

IT Systems Security

§  Provide technical advice on IT security issues for consideration by the IAWG

§  Maintain a current knowledge of, identify and protect against all forms of IT security threat

§  Keep all systems security patched and updated on a regular basis

§  Carry out remediation work from IT Health Checks

 


2

Service Delivery / BAU

§  Ensure all IT systems are reliable and up-to-date

§  Produce Service Improvement Plans

3

IT Business Continuity

§  Ensure all new systems are implemented in accordance with the IT Business Continuity plan.

§  Participate in test exercises of the IT Business Continuity plan

4

Server and Data Centre Management

§  Manage Storage Area Network, replication technologies and backup

§  Manage core applications including internet, email, remote access and storage

§  Monitor data centre environmental systems such as air conditioning, fire suppression and UPS systems

§  Responsible for all endpoint patch managemen

5

Mobile Working

§  Maintain MDM Servers for mobile access to E-mail and the Internet

§  Manage and maintain secure remote working solution for VIP and Executive Stakeholders.

§  Maintain security and reliability of the Remote Access Service

 

Key Requirements:

·         Educated to degree level with substantial experience in IT Infrastructure Support or IT Service Support.

 

·         Specialist experience in one or more of the following technologies:

 

o   Service management (e.g. service management tools, incident, problem and change management).

o   End user computing (e.g. Windows 10, Office 2016, Bitlocker, Skype for Business, SCCM/Altiris)

o   Infrastructure (e.g. Windsor server 2008-2016, Active directory AD/DNS/DHCP, Microsoft exchange 2007-O365, VMWare, Backup and Recovery, SAN Management, Email Security, Web Filtering, Systems Monitoring, SQL Server, Mobile device management).

 

·         Holding certification in Microsoft MCSA or MCITP, Citrix CCA-V, Cisco CCNA, PRINCE2 Practitioner or ITIL v3 Foundation would be a definite advantage.

·         Experience of security standards, best practices and principles.

§  Excellent troubleshooting skills, with the ability to rapidly resolve system failures and maintain an operational infrastructure through planned maintenance work.

·         Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively to build effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Possess good judgement and decision making capability with the ability to remain level-headed under pressure.

·         Excellent organisational and time management skills, initiative and the ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver results.

·         Takes a rigorous approach to standards of internal customer service and continuous improvement.

·         Proactive in maintaining up-to-date industry knowledge

 

Systems Engineer, Windows Stack, Azure, VMware - Projects - London, Green Park - £50,000 - £55,000 - PERMANENT

Systems Engineers - Projects
Reports to: IT Operations Manaager
Location: London (Green Park)
£50,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Benefits Package

Overview:
The IT & Telecoms team support in excess of 1,000 computers and 2,000 users across 25 prestige sites, 7 days a week. The IT Operations team design, implement and manage all the IT services on the internal network. The network is used by significant stakeholders and VIP Level people as well as everyday users. In addition the IT Operations team design, implement and maintain a number of other networks including private networks.

 

About the role:

The Systems Engineer reports to the IT Operations Manager and is the most senior technical point of escalation responsible for supporting the enterprise server infrastructure and responding to/ resolving tickets.

The focus for the post holder is on troubleshooting technology problems related to Windows Servers, VMware, Exchange, Storage Area Networks, MDM and Remote Access Services. The post holder will work closely with the rest of the IT Operations team, and other IT staff, to ensure the highest degree of functionality and reliability to all enterprise servers.

The role demands continued development of the IT systems to provide all computer users with the necessary access, independent of location.

The job holder does not have any line management or budgetary responsibility. Working with the IT team, the post-holder will be expected to work with and supervise 3rd party contractors and suppliers and to liaise with other government departments in matters of security.

The standard working pattern is Monday to Friday. However, given the nature of the post and the necessity for out of hour's maintenance, the post holder will be expected to work evenings and weekends as required and take part in the weekend on call rota. The post holder may also receive and be prepared to respond whenever practical to calls at any time outside of the standard arrangements.

The position is primarily based at Green Park, London however the post holder is responsible for the IT infrastructure at all residences within the prestige locations and is expected to travel when required.

 

Key Duties:

 

The Systems Engineer will:

§  Continually evaluate, review and advise on current technologies in all areas of IT and infrastructure

§  Contribute towards the design and implementation of the IT strategy, and help maintain the security controls as set out by the strategy and the Information Assurance Working Group (IAWG)

§  Achieve and exceed the IT Operations KPI's by monitoring and maintaining current IT systems and networks; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends and determining system improvements

§  Create, document, review and improve Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all aspects of IT Operations and IT Security and Controls, ensuring compliance with Data Protection and Information Security Policies and the relevant regulatory requirements

§  Respond to incidents and alerts, ensuring BAU continues without interruption and impact to service.

§  Participate in the planning of projects and service transitions of new systems.

§  Provide new and updated documentation and knowledge articles to maintain knowledge sharing and training for less experienced members of the team.

1

IT Systems Security

§  Provide technical advice on IT security issues for consideration by the IAWG

§  Maintain a current knowledge of, identify and protect against all forms of IT security threat

§  Keep all systems security patched and updated on a regular basis

§  Carry out remediation work from IT Health Checks

 


2

Service Delivery / BAU

§  Ensure all IT systems are reliable and up-to-date

§  Produce Service Improvement Plans

3

IT Business Continuity

§  Ensure all new systems are implemented in accordance with the IT Business Continuity plan.

§  Participate in test exercises of the IT Business Continuity plan

4

Server and Data Centre Management

§  Manage Storage Area Network, replication technologies and backup

§  Manage core applications including internet, email, remote access and storage

§  Monitor data centre environmental systems such as air conditioning, fire suppression and UPS systems

§  Responsible for all endpoint patch managemen

5

Mobile Working

§  Maintain MDM Servers for mobile access to E-mail and the Internet

§  Manage and maintain secure remote working solution for VIP and Executive Stakeholders.

§  Maintain security and reliability of the Remote Access Service

 

Key Requirements:

·         Educated to degree level with substantial experience in IT Infrastructure Support or IT Service Support.

 

·         Specialist experience in one or more of the following technologies:

 

o   Service management (e.g. service management tools, incident, problem and change management).

o   End user computing (e.g. Windows 10, Office 2016, Bitlocker, Skype for Business, SCCM/Altiris)

o   Infrastructure (e.g. Windsor server 2008-2016, Active directory AD/DNS/DHCP, Microsoft exchange 2007-O365, VMWare, Backup and Recovery, SAN Management, Email Security, Web Filtering, Systems Monitoring, SQL Server, Mobile device management).

 

·         Holding certification in Microsoft MCSA or MCITP, Citrix CCA-V, Cisco CCNA, PRINCE2 Practitioner or ITIL v3 Foundation would be a definite advantage.

·         Experience of security standards, best practices and principles.

§  Excellent troubleshooting skills, with the ability to rapidly resolve system failures and maintain an operational infrastructure through planned maintenance work.

·         Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively to build effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Possess good judgement and decision making capability with the ability to remain level-headed under pressure.

·         Excellent organisational and time management skills, initiative and the ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver results.

·         Takes a rigorous approach to standards of internal customer service and continuous improvement.

·         Proactive in maintaining up-to-date industry knowledge

 

Solutions Architect, UI Development – London, Farringdon - £50,000 - £70,000

Solutions Architect, UI Development – London, Farringdon
£50,000 - £70,000

Our client, a fast growing and fun gaming company, are currently looking for a Solutions Architect.

Building and expanding our platforms as a member of our Solution Architecture team you’ll take ownership of multiple systems and projects to help enable product and platform growth by designing new features and supporting services and platform components. You will be very competent at developing and architecting an overall system vision and transforming the vision through execution into a production solution ensuring that the solution architecture aligns with the entire platform and the company roadmaps.

Skills & Requirements

  • Work closely with stakeholders transferring their requirements into defined roadmaps for new and existing systems supporting all area of the business.

  • Lead the design and specification of all system components considering functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance.

  • Work closely with development team ensuring buy-in of the proposed solutions so that the team is motivated to match the detailed design of the solution to the higher-level architecture in the agreed timeline.

  • Support the execution of the project providing all required information to the development and QA teams.

  • Document the agreed solution including architecture diagrams, APIs, DB schema, data follow and provide support and guidance for using the new solutions.

  • Investigate leading products and platforms in the market and suggest new features and improvements to existing platforms.

  • Provide support to the team member by reviewing requirements and suggesting improvements to proposed solution. Own the communication of development progress to the organization and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders and the development team.

About You

  • A successful track record of delivering solutions.

  • Experience with defining back office systems including UI elements for configurations and settings.

  • Ability to grasp and explain complicated features and define clear requirements that cover all aspects of these features form data models, server development, back office UI, APIs and client integration.

  • Conversion of certain requirements into the architecture and design that ultimately constitute the blueprint for the solution being developed.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written when explaining new features, functions and flows.

  • Experience communicating new platforms, features and roadmaps to the entire organization in an efficient and fluid manner.

  • Experience working with high performance platforms.

  • Experience defining APIs and data flow between different platforms and components.

  • Extensive experience as a developer/BA defining product requirements.

  • Exposure with architecting multiple projects through SDLC.

 

Why choose this company?

A spacious kitchen in our state of the art office in swanky Farringdon which includes free cereal, fruit and onsite Barista, weekly breakfast and lunches plus an awesome games room that includes table tennis, PlayStation, Foosball table and Yoga studio. On top of this we have a top 25 grossing app!!!

Benefits

  • Up to 5% employer pension contribution with Aviva 

  • Private Health insurance with Vitality 

  • Full dental insurance 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Long term disability insurance 

  • 25 days’ holiday 

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Eyecare vouchers 

  • Events throughout the year 

 

NodeJS Developer - London - £65,000 - £75,000

NodeJS Developer, London
£65,000 - £75,000

 

Job Description:

Our client believes that fairer access to technology will make the world a better place. Their focus is on improving smartphone access in countries where credit systems are often underdeveloped or non-existent. As a socially conscious company, they are aiming to improve lives and narrow the technology access gap. The company are a small start-up, so you will have an immediate impact on both the Android team and the company as a whole.

 

As an addition to the backend and web team, we are looking for someone who is passionate about clean and well-architected code. You would contribute to both the backend API and potentially the front-end occasionally.

As a backend developer you will:

·         Develop and extend the reach of our existing applications for the backend platform

·         Collaborate with our product owner to deliver features and continue to optimize their performance post-release Develop and produce functional solutions in accordance with architecture design standards and code standards

·         Ensure projects are delivered on time and to a high standard

·         Take part in code reviews for other developers

·         Contribute to continuous improvements in the team resulting in greater efficiency, quality, and productivity

 

What we are looking for:

·         3+ years experience in backend/server-side development

·         Comfortable coding in Node.js (experience is preferable, but not necessary)

·         Quality-led approach to development (TDD and BDD)

·         Security conscious, knowledgeable of best practices around building secure applications

·         Comfortable in a cloud computing environment (AWS)

 

Bonus points for:

·         Knowledge of serverless or FaaS paradigm

·         Experience with AWS

·         Comfort being full-stack, especially Knowledge of React / Redux framework

·         Worked as part of Agile, Scrum, XP or Kanban teams

·         Oauth authentication

DevOps Engineer / Cloud Automation Solutions Architect - London - £70,000 to £90,000

DevOps Engineer / Cloud Automation Solutions Architect

  • Locations - London

  • Salary - £70,000 to £90,000

  • Eligible for SC clearance would be a bonus but not essential

 

DESCRIPTION

Our client voted as one of the best workplaces 2017, is a leading European professional services firm providing consultancy and support to large enterprises in the field of data centre automation..

 

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, They have successfully delivered data centre automation projects in some of the largest organisations in both the public and private sectors across Europe.

 

The Role

You will deliver hands-on, business-oriented strategic and technical consulting to our clients for cloud infrastructure and data centre automation solutions.

 

Our Engineers and Architects come from a DevOps background and are technically adept in configuration management tools, continuous development, Linux environments and have experience of delivering cloud infrastructure and cloud automation.

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities


You will join a project engineering team and focus on adding hands-on technical expertise, ensuring outcomes meet the highest technical and agile standards.

 

We expect our engineers to understand the client’s project aims and to offer professional and commercial insight to ensure client satisfaction as well as representing the commercial interests of the business.

 

We always expect our engineers to be very self-sufficient when engaged in smaller assignments representing the company by themselves, always ensuring customer satisfaction through high quality work and outstanding client care.

 

REQUIREMENTS

·         Must have Public Cloud knowledge/experience - AWS or Azure ideally

·         Experience with Terraform would be massively beneficial

·         Strong knowledge of Linux based systems

·         DevOps background/experience

·         Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible and Salt

·         Knowledge of various cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, Openstack

·         Scripting ability (ideally Python or Ruby)

·         Knowledge of Containers and Container Orchestration such as Docker or Kubernetes

·         Experience of Agile / Scrum methodology

·         A passion for open source technologies and the open source community

·         Demonstrable experience in cloud-automation

·         Demonstrate the ability to quickly learn new technologies.

·         Demonstrate the ability to solve complex, multi-system problems.

·         Have experience of stakeholder management within complex organisations.

·         Be comfortable with being responsible for the delivery of significant cloud and automation projects.

·         Be willing to work in multiple locations and prepared to travel.

·         Be a fast learner, ambitions, and comfortable working in high-pressure environments.

·         Exhibit a proven track record of continually looking for ways to improve customer satisfaction.

 

BENEFITS

25 days Holidays

Annual flexible benefits allowance offering a choice of;

- Private medical insurance

- Dental cover

- Gym membership

- Buying holiday

- Company pension

- Tax efficient salary sacrifice schemes

- Childcare allowance

- Cycle to work scheme

 

Senior Developer, PHP, Laravel - London - £50,000 - £85,000

Senior Developer, PHP, Laravel
London
£50,000 - £85,000


About us

Technology, Data Science and AI are at the heart of everything our client does, The code they write powers every aspect of our business from the recommendation engine powering our e-commerce experience right down to the genetic algorithms used to efficiently route boxes in our warehouse.

Using the latest technologies to create simple and elegant solutions to complex problems. they’re ‘all in’ on AWS using many of its services. Their platform and continuous delivery pipeline is fully automated using CloudFormation & Ansible, with them releasing code to production multiple times a day and they’re in the process of moving our microservices architecture to containers. They have built services in Python, PHP and Node.js with a significant proportion now delivered via AWS Lambda.

Their next generation frontend is built using the best of cutting-edge web technologies – ES6 JavaScript, PostCSS, React and Redux. They’re migrating away from a PHP Laravel solution (it’s almost there!). This year we’re aiming to introduce GraphQL to help improve the performance of our apps and increase velocity within our teams.

The Job

We are a passionate, determined and cohesive engineering team dedicated to delivering high quality software and the best possible experience for our customers. Software and technology is at the heart of our business, central to our strategy and pivotal to future growth of the business. We are looking for people to come and help make this possible.

What are we looking for?

Our client are looking for talented and passionate engineers to join our growing and highly bold team. We’re looking for people who:

·         Love to code

·         Spend time learning new technologies, experimenting with new frameworks, languages and design patterns

·         Enjoy developing software in a fast paced start-up environment

·         Like to work collaboratively across product, design, test and business teams

 

What you’ll be doing day-to-day

As a Developer here, you will:

·         Work with our Product Managers, Head of Engineering and CTO to deliver high quality, enterprise-grade software solutions

·         Develop new systems and features and maintain the existing code base

·         Be responsible for code quality and implementing best practices

·         Make suggestions and implement new technologies to improve our platforms

 

REQUIREMENTS

·         Deep knowledge and experience of building PHP applications

·         Experience in TDD and testing suites for PHP (PHPUnitCodeception)

·         Experience with gitgithub

·         Experience with REST API development

·         Knowledge of Continuous Integration tools (we use Codeship)

·         Bonus points if you have:

·         Experience of Laravel

·         Experience of working with AWS

·         Experience of designing and developing microservices

·         Experience of developing with Lumen

·         Knowledge of performance optimisation techniques and Instruments tools

They are hugely committed to equality of opportunity in all areas of their business.  Currently employing over 20 nationalities and think it's deeply important to have all genders represented in all functions and levels. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of age, disability, gender, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation. We know, based on research, that some people are less likely to apply for this role. Please consider the above bullet points as guidance (our perfect candidate may not meet 100% of them) and if you feel you would be suitable for this role then please get in touch.

BENEFITS

They also feel it’s massively important to hire adults and give them the freedom to get things done. We don't judge your performance by hours at your desk, but by the impact you have. While our office hours are 9am to 6pm, as long as people attend the morning stand-up for their squads the hours are flexible around this.

 

·         Holidays - 25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing by a day each year up to 30 days

·         Option to buy additional days of annual leave up to a total of 30 days

·         Discounted Food boxes - 40% staff discount on Food boxes and 25% for your family and friends plus your first box free

·         Healthcare via Babylon Health

·         Access to the Inhouse Academy training courses

·         Gym Membership

·         Cycle to work scheme

·         Pension

·         Quarterly team socials and mixed team events

·         Coffee/ Tea, fruit and ice cream provided every single day to keep you fresh

·         Friday socials - Wine, beer and soft-drinks

 

IT Manager, Windows, Networking, VOIP - London - £50,000 - £70,000

IT Manager, Windows, Networking, VOIP
London
£50,000 - £70,000

About the role:

Our client are a leading food entrepreneur business, bringing food packages to millions across the UK. Food and tech is at the heart of what they do. Using industry-leading technology, they’ve connected over 6 million people to delicious food so far. By 2025 they’ll have delivered 400 million delicious meals to dinner tables across the country... and we’re only just getting started.

The Job

To support our continued growth, they’re looking for an experienced and hugely talented IT Manager to lead the continued evolution of our IT systems and ensure that our technology is supporting the business as it scales.

As an IT Manager, you’ll be responsible for all the hardware and software that the team uses on a daily basis to do their jobs effectively, ranging from laptops, VOIP systems to software tools such as G Suite, Slack and Confluence. You’ll be working closely with the Head of Operational Systems, CTO and wider team to help shape the future IT systems and processes internally.

Key Responsibilities:

 

Powering the business through technology innovation – You will also take ownership over the technology our teams use on a day to day basis. From email to laptops to collaboration software we want to make sure our people have the best and most secure tools to do their job.

Supporting the team - Making sure users have the access, tools, and skills they require to do their jobs you will be the go to person for technology queries.

Ensuring we are working securely - Making sure that our data is safe, that our hardware is configured correctly, the correct processes are in place and working with the wider team to make sure we are following security best practices.

REQUIREMENTS

·         Proven track record managing IT services across multiple sites in a fast growing environment

·         CCNA certified or above networking skills

·         Experience managing firewalls, switches, WiFi & VOIP equipment

·         Experience and good knowledge of Azure and AWS

·         Awareness of compliance standards, including PCI-DSS and GDPR

·         Experience driving IT support resolutions across multiple sites

·         Experience managing IT vendors

·         Experience managing the security of hardware, networks and data

·         Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders

·         An excellent communicator

·         A committed leader and team member to support and drive projects across the business

 

Our Culture:

 

You’re a confident self-starter, able to juggle multiple projects in a dynamic, exciting and entrepreneurial environment. You’re inventive, a problem-solver with an eagle eye for detail. You’ll consistently go the extra mile to apply and achieve a high standard across everything you do.

Dream - Today’s good is tomorrow’s mediocre. We’re always looking for ways to improve the company, our team and ourselves.

Deliver - We understand where we can add the most value and obsess about making improvements every day.

Care - We can only achieve big things by working collaboratively. We respect different people’s skills, experience and points of view. We work as one team.

 

They are hugely committed to equality of opportunity in all areas of their business.  Currently employing over 20 nationalities and think it's deeply important to have all genders represented in all functions and levels. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of age, disability, gender, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation. We know, based on research, that some people are less likely to apply for this role. Please consider the above bullet points as guidance (our perfect candidate may not meet 100% of them) and if you feel you would be suitable for this role then please get in touch.

BENEFITS

They also feel it’s massively important to hire adults and give them the freedom to get things done. We don't judge your performance by hours at your desk, but by the impact you have. While our office hours are 9am to 6pm, as long as people attend the morning stand-up for their squads the hours are flexible around this. Our only requirement is that you follow our ownership principles and Put the company First. Flexible working is widely practiced, but we are not a remote company and the majority of the time should be based in our Shepherd's Bush office.

 

·         Holidays - 25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing by a day each year up to 30 days

·         Option to buy additional days of annual leave up to a total of 30 days

·         Discounted Food boxes - 40% staff discount on Food boxes and 25% for your family and friends plus your first box free

·         Healthcare via Babylon Health

·         Access to the Inhouse Academy training courses

·         Gym Membership

·         Cycle to work scheme

·         Pension

·         Quarterly team socials and mixed team events

·         Coffee/ Tea, fruit and ice cream provided every single day to keep you fresh

·         Friday socials - Wine, beer and soft-drinks

 

Adobe Experience Manager Front-End Developer – Malaga, Spain

Adobe Experience Manager Front-End Developer – Malaga, Spain


Our client is seeking a passionate and talented AEM Front-End Developer with the skills and experience to code custom HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Expertise writing semantic, modular front-end code adhering to the W3C coding practices is a must. Understanding of the concepts of progressive enhancement, mobile first and future friendly design highly encouraged. 

Here’s what we love about you;

3+ years of Adobe Experience Manager Front-End Development 

Strong experience with HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3, Sass, W3C 

Strong experience with cross browser/device responsive development 

Experience with Sightly templating language 

Experience with AEM tools: Brackets Extension, FileVault Tool 

Experience with AngularJS, Node, NPM, Bower, Gulp 

Experience with Linux environments 

Experience with Git 

Experience working with Photoshop to save images for web 

Experience with performance optimization tools such as YSlow or PageSpeed 

Understanding of SEO best practices 

Good interpersonal and communication skills 

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline (preferred) 

Competencies 

Troubleshooting and problem-solving capabilities 

Skilled at collaborating with team members and clients 

Flexible and able to deal with frequently shifting priorities

 

DevOps Engineer Málaga, Andalusia, Spain · Operations

DevOps Engineer

Málaga, Andalusia, Spain · Operations

DESCRIPTION

Our client, a global leader in e-commerce, media and entertainment, is seeking an engaging a skilled DevOps Engineer. Our dynamic team doesn't just embrace new technology, we develop ground-breaking products and brands to support our international gaming platforms. Our mix of legendary brands and gaming platforms are supported by a diverse group of professionals in all facets of media, marketing and other corporate operations.

Collaborating closely with colleges across different teams, you will be working toward an automated, secure and scalable delivery pipeline and to streamline the development process. You should be able to quickly and effectively identify and troubleshoot production issues.

You will be an active observer of technology trends and have willingness to adopt new and current tools, technologies approaches in a fast-moving online industry.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential skills

 

·         Over 2 years relevant experience in configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Linux-based production systems.

·         2 years of automatically provisioning, configuring and deploying environments

·         with at least 1 year of experience with Ansible or similar tools.

·         Solid Continuous Delivery experience (Jenkins + IaaC like job DSL or 2.0 Pipelines).

·         Experience with at least one of virtualization/cloud Development language skills (Python or Java/Groovy is a must, Node.js, Angular will be a bonus).

·         Experience and belief in Agile principles such as Kanban, Scrum, TDD/BDD.

·         A Can-do attitude, willing to take ownership and a desire to resolve problems.

·         Time management, communication skills.

·         Fluent English.

 

Desired skills

·         Open-minded and ready for rapid changes

·         Drive for continual improvement

·         Strong communication skills (excellent at explaining technical concepts to non-technical people)

·         Ability to work in multitasking mode

·         Capable of building a product without a lot of direction

 

BENEFITS

·         Working for a leading start-up

·         Working alongside a very talented team

·         of data scientists and engineers

·         A competitive salary

·         Health insurance

·         Preferential gym rates

·         An awesome office environment in Málaga

·         Office next to the beach

·         Convenient transport links

·         Flexible working time

 

Please submit CV's in English.

Technical Support Engineer – Hyper Converged Infrastructure

Technical Support Engineer – Hyper Converged Infrastructure

Job Summary

We ensure the success of our groundbreaking technology through cluster health monitoring, quick response time, and unparalleled customer intimacy. We are top-notch engineers from leading virtualization, compute, and networking companies with the ability to handle all problems that come our way. Working closely with Sales and Software Engineers, the support team acts as our customers’ champions.

As part of their growth, our client is seeking well-rounded, junior and senior, customer facing Technical Support Engineers. You will support our cloud solution in the field and provide an enriched and successful product experience. You will need to be the champion for our services, by providing an over the top support experience to our customers leveraging our private cloud solution.

Responsibilities:

·         Troubleshoot, debug, and diagnose customer issues encountered in the field.

·         Improve serviceability of the product by testing new features and developing tools to scale our field deployment and auto-support infrastructure.

·         Provide analysis of our existing customer base to avoid and minimize risks in the field.

·         Define and drive changes to our product with our development engineering team based on feedback from customers and field implementations.

·         Work with technology partners (ie.g. VMware, Citrix, Microsoft) to resolve issues and push improvements in our ecosystem.

·         Develop and contribute to internal and external knowledge bases.

·         Provide support on weekdays and also off hours on an as needed and scheduled rotational basis

·         Be a champion for our customers. Go above and beyond to support their business and use of the technology stack.

Requirements:

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.

·         The passion and ability to learn new things, while never being satisfied with the status quo.

·         Willingness to work in a fast growing company with huge potential.

Qualifications and Experience

·         Extensive knowledge of Linux Systems (Preferably CLI Administration)

·         Relevant work experience troubleshooting at least two of the following: Virtualization (preferably VMware ESXi), Networking (preferably layer 2/3), Storage Analysis

·         BS in Engineering or CS (or equivalent technical degree and 2+ years work experience).

 

Senior Automation QA Engineer – London, Farringdon £50,000 - £70,000

Senior Automation QA Engineer – London, Farringdon
£50,000 - £70,000

Our client, a fast growing and fun gaming company, are currently looking for a Senior Automation QA Engineer. The role is working as part of their Testing and QA Team.

Reporting to the Mobile QA Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring components of the company portfolio retain the utmost levels of quality, working with both internal and offshore teams.  Supporting regular Feature & Content releases from concept through to launch, you will work with a variety of technical and non-technical tools whilst using your leadership skills to present your findings and achieve this goal.        

Skills and Requirements

  • Ensure your respective project(s) is released to the highest quality, both in terms of defect mitigation and usability experience.

  • Lead triage's and provide daily reports on milestone progression and priorities.

  • Lead an offshore team of testers to aid quality processes.

  • Drive the creation, maintenance and implementation of dedicated test sessions, test suites and associated test cases, including the use of BBD (Gherkin/Cucumber syntax).

  • Work closely with Customer Support to investigate, document and where necessary push for swift resolution of Live issues.

  • Lead by example through hands on testing, and review other tester’s reports while maintaining a tidy and prioritised backlog.

  • Provide reports and risk assessments to the Mobile QA Manager, Director of QA and other stakeholders.

  • Supporting the training and mentoring of more junior members of the team.

  • The use of analytics as a way to investigate and analyse in helping identify and resolve potential live issues, as well as maintaining and updating the most relevant support matrices for your designated platform(s).

  • Align and standardise QA processes with other QA Leads, while bettering them as the business evolves.

  • Help support the effort to incorporate automated tests and use these to strengthen the efficiency of QA’s involvement.

  • Create Automation test script for new features using BDD style (Gherkin/Cucumber syntax).

  • Good knowledge in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Test Life Cycle (STLC).

About You

  • Strong and proven leadership skills.

  • Exceptional verbal/written communication & an excellent attention to detail.

  • Strong time management, accountability and organisational skills. 

  • Energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated.

  • A proactive attitude towards QA and capable of working in a high pressure Agile environment.

  • Strong commercial awareness, with an understanding of business priorities. 

  • Extensive knowledge of JIRA and / or similar bug tracking tools.

  • Technical understanding and experience of back office tools to aid in testing. 

  • Extensive experience in test suite creation and maintenance. 

  • Knowledge of Data Science and proven record to use this to better processes. 

  • Detailed reporting skills (Coverage, RAG, Analysis). 

  • Knowledge of submission workflows for mobile applications (Apple/GooglePlay/Amazon).

  • A sound understanding of Charles, Postman, or similar tools to aid with test coverage.

  • Extensive knowledge using Appium and automate test scripts for Hybrid Application.

  • ISTQB-ISEB Certified Tester Foundation Level.

Why choose this company?

A spacious kitchen in our state of the art office in swanky Farringdon which includes free cereal, fruit and onsite Barista, weekly breakfast and lunches plus an awesome games room that includes table tennis, PlayStation, Foosball table and Yoga studio. On top of this we have a top 25 grossing app!!!

Benefits

  • Up to 5% employer pension contribution with Aviva 

  • Private Health insurance with Vitality 

  • Full dental insurance 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Long term disability insurance 

  • 25 days’ holiday 

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Eyecare vouchers 

  • Events throughout the year 

 

Core Tech Engineer, C#, C++ – London, Farringdon £50,000 - £70,000

Core Tech Engineer, C#, C++ – London, Farringdon
£50,000 - £70,000

Our client, a fast growing and fun gaming company, are currently looking for a Core Tech Engineer.

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Core Tech Engineer to join their ever-evolving development team in London.

The successful candidate will be responsible for our middleware and hold extremely strong design principles. This role demands exceptional technical skills with a focus on writing and maintaining the API’s that interact with our servers.

Focusing on quality, testable, C# code, while working in an Agile environment, you will be expected to carry out reviews of your peer’s code, and partake in the daily stand-ups.

Skills and Requirements

  • Strong C# and C++ skillset

  • Prior significant experience in native Android and/or iOS development

  • Exposure to Java/Kotlin and/or objective-c/swift

  • Experience with using and configuring Continuous Integration build pipelines

  • Experience working with Git / Git Flow

  • Any previous experience with Unity is a bonus

  • Prior use of skillsets such as MySQL, Cocos 2d, CoreData, JSON and SVN are also a
    bonus

  • Degree of Bachelor of Engineering in relevant IT related field

About You

  • You will possess strong design principles and knowledge of software architecture

  • You will be receptive to and grasp new concepts quickly with the ability to context switch swiftly in line with organisational needs

  • You will have a passion for your work and the organisation, working in collaboration with the entire team

  • You should be passionate about testing

Why choose this company?

A spacious kitchen in our state of the art office in swanky Farringdon which includes free cereal, fruit and onsite Barista, weekly breakfast and lunches plus an awesome games room that includes table tennis, PlayStation, Foosball table and Yoga studio. On top of this we have a top 25 grossing app!!!

Benefits

  • Up to 5% employer pension contribution with Aviva 

  • Private Health insurance with Vitality 

  • Full dental insurance 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Long term disability insurance 

  • 25 days’ holiday 

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Eyecare vouchers 

  • Events throughout the year