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Are you a Linux Subject Matter Expert (SME) wanting to provide technical leadership to a small but growing team of engineers? Are you passionate about using innovative technology? We currently have a vacancy for a Linux SME based at our Christchurch site.

As a Linux SME you will be focussed on the delivery of Linux capability to support a number of projects.  The team that you will lead is currently in the process of conducting a technical refresh of our Linux estate, comprising both RHEL and custom Linux, in order to support the next generation of our secure solutions.  This technical refresh comes at an exciting time in the delivery of our projects, covering an upgrade to RHEL 7 as well as the implementation of test automation.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to deliver innovative technology solutions, as well as lead a team of engineers and inspire them to be the best that they can be.


Your main responsibilities as a Linux SME will involve:

Providing technical leadership

Developing packages of work

Leading design and development activity

Implementing automated testing of development output

Managing the technical activity required to maintain the security accreditation of our delivered solutions


This role is based in our Christchurch office but occasional travel to customer sites in the south of England will be required.

 
Your skills and qualifications as a Linux SME:

-              Linux system administration

-              Containerisation

-              Automation

-              Orchestration

-              Networking

-              Configuration management

-              Security hardening

Ideally you have an honours degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant STEM subject, although relevant knowledge and experience may offset the qualification requirements. You will be required to obtain full Security Clearance.


What we're looking for in you:

Due to the nature of the systems that we deliver, unconventional application of technology is often required, so this role is well-suited to a creative thinker with a willingness to quickly learn new technologies.  Crucially, we are looking for somebody who has strong experience as the focal point for a team, providing the technical leadership that is required to help us meet our delivery objectives.

Ideally you have an honours degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant STEM subject, although relevant knowledge and experience may offset the qualification requirements.  You will be required to obtain full Security Clearance.


Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Salary: Up to £50,000

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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Do you want to lead a team of Linux engineers, developing secure systems for our UK Government customers?  Are you passionate about using innovative technology?  We currently have a vacancy for a Linux Engineer based at our Christchurch site.

As a Linux Engineer, you will be involved in a technical refresh of a number of secure systems.  The role is primarily focused on the Linux subsystem redesign for a number of systems, requiring interaction with internal and external stakeholders both at Christchurch and at customer locations in the UK.

This role is well suited to somebody who wants to deliver innovate technology solutions, as well as leading a team of engineers and inspiring them to be the best that they can be.

Your main responsibilities as a Linux Engineer will involve:

• Ownership of requirements, design and implementation, system integration and test, within schedule and estimates
• Adherence to systems engineering practices
• Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership
• Production of appropriate technical documentation
• Design of technical solutions, integrating COTS hardware and software
• Planning and Estimating development activities
• Managing the team of systems engineers performing the  Linux subsystem redesign
• Management of technical risk
• Working with customers to support delivered systems and resolve issues

As part of the engineering team you will work closely with team members, and support the team and/or project leadership in daily activities.

Your skills and qualifications as a Linux Engineer:

Competence in:
• Linux scripting (including BASH and Python)
• Package management (such as RPM)
• Automation/provisioning tools (such as Ansible)
• Containerisation (such as Docker)

Understanding of
• Requirements Management
• System architectures
• Defining and managing interfaces between systems
• System integration and testing, including acceptance activities
• Configuration management (e.g. Rational Team Concert)
 
What we're looking for in you:

• A 'can do' attitude; deliver within agreed budgets and timescales
• Self-organisation and good time management
• You are innovative and able to drive improvement
• You take responsibility for own & team work packages and for delivery
• Experience of mentoring more junior staff and leading teams is desirable
• Occasional travel may be required

Ideally you have an honours degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant STEM subject, although relevant knowledge and experience may offset the qualification requirements. You will be required to obtain full Security Clearance.

Location: Christchurch, Dorset
Salary: Up to £45 000

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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We're the company behind the most recognizable typefaces ever created Helvetica, Frutiger, Univers, Gill Sans, Times New Roman, and countless others - you see our designs (and probably use them) every day. Our technology can be found everywhere from cell phones, laser printers, navigation systems, TV set-top boxes, digital cameras, e-readers and virtually any other device that displays type. We're a leading global provider of fonts and text imaging solutions…we're publicly traded (TYPE)…small enough that we know everyone and have a great environment, but large enough to make a difference. Our mission is to combine design and technology to help the world communicate and it's what we do every day.

Job Description

As the Unix/Linux Administrator, you will provide technical support and systems administration for a small office in Belfast, Northern Ireland. You will be responsible for building and administering Linux/Unix servers for development and supporting production web servers, tuning for performance and administering MySQL databases. You will also provide network support for the LAN/WAN, Linux desktops, Mac and Windows. You will work as part of global IT team and as a result, there may be some travel required on occasion.

The Successful Applicant

    Very strong Linux/UNIX experience including experience of at least one deb and rpm based distribution (BSD/IOS experience a bonus).
    Strong experience supporting highly available web environments (LAMP/LEMP) as well as an awareness of emerging technologies Scripting - at least one of (BASH/Perl/Python/Ruby).
    Virtualization experience (ideally ESXi/vCenter and VirtualBox)
    Low level protocol knowledge i.e. TCP/IP, DNS, SNMP, SMTP, HTTP
    Some Linux logging (syslog-ng/rsyslog/Logstash/Greylog2) and Monitoring experience (Nagios/Cacti/PRTG/OMD/Pingdom)
    Experience with Windows Active Directory Networking including logon account management, group/user policies, logon scripts, network printers, etc.
    Familiarity with OSX
    Experience supporting Dell and Mac hardware
    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

What's on Offer

£28,000 - £38,000 depending on experience Benefits include 7.5% bonus, 5% employer pension contribution, 25 days holiday, life assurance, permanent health insurance and share options.

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We are looking to recruit an experienced SOC Analyst to join the Information Security Team based at MediaCity, Salford Quays.

We are looking for candidates who are interested in working 24x7 shifts. The initial pattern will cover normal working hours ( 8AM-8PM ), with the strong possibility of moving into 24x7 cover in the short/medium term.

Technology, Distribution & Archive Division (TD&A) is a group within BBC Operations. They set the technology strategy for the BBC, delivering on projects of all sizes up to and including multi-million pound technology infrastructure and software projects. They also ensure IT and telephone infrastructure availability for all BBC platforms and systems and have responsibility for keeping our radio and news channels on air and on-line.

The role of the Information Security team is to maintain and promote good governance of Information Security within the BBC and its partners; create, monitor and maintain appropriate policies, standards and guidelines and ensure compliance with the same and all relevant statutory requirements.

The responsibilities of the Information Security team include development and enforcement of Information Security policies, identification of Information Security risks, managing security incidents and raising staff awareness around Information Security.
Role Responsibility

    Help to build relationships with teams across the corporation to understand current and future security threats and vulnerabilities with the support of the Security Operations Centre (SOC) Specialist.
    Work with the operation of current and future toolsets that will support the BBC SOC, as per current understanding of future scenarios; namely alerting, monitoring and reporting at the request of the SOC Specialist.
    Assisting in the development of long and short term technical capabilities, including software and hardware requirements; gathering business requirements; developing initial findings and working to agree a prioritised list of technical capabilities and projects;
    Ensure that SOC delivery for Information Security aligns with ISGC policies, related standards and guideline at the request of the Governance Specialist.
    Assist the SOC Specialist in ensuring all relevant technical standards and policy documentation is reviewed and maintained thought-out each if the SOC technical capabilities.
    Assist the SOC Specialist with the management of technical relationships with key personnel within BBC technology providers and ensure that all issues or problems are followed up and dealt with appropriately.

The Ideal Candidate

    Good knowledge of IT Security issues inherent in corporate environments e.g:  Phishing, DDoS attacks Malware, etc.
    Proven technical ability and experience in Unix/Linux, etc
    Proven technical ability and experience within Microsoft Windows (including servers).
    Proven technical ability with networking systems – e.g. Firewalls, network switches, etc.

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If you are looking to pursue a career within IT, why not consider Denmark? With its highly competitive IT cluster and ability to innovate and integrate complex software systems, Denmark has become a favorite hot spot and test market for some of the most successful and internationally renowned software companies like Microsoft, VMware, Apple, Google etc.

We welcome you to browse available jobs and read more about life as an expat in Denmark. You may be pleasantly surprised.

IT'S YOUR CAREER. IT'S YOUR MOVE. THINK DENMARK.

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If you are looking to pursue a career within IT, why not consider Denmark? With its highly competitive IT cluster and ability to innovate and integrate complex software systems, Denmark has become a favorite hot spot and test market for some of the most successful and internationally renowned software companies like Microsoft, VMware, Apple, Google etc.

We welcome you to browse available jobs and read more about life as an expat in Denmark. You may be pleasantly surprised.

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Why work in Technology at the Met Office

It’s a hugely exciting time to work in Technology here at the Met Office. Our new supercomputer can do more than 1000 trillion calculations per second and has enough power to take in hundreds of thousands of global weather forecasts and run atmospheric models containing more than a million lines of code. We’re also working with high profile organisations like Google, NASA, IBM, Cisco and VMware to optimise our game-changing capabilities and develop even more innovative ways to meet the diverse needs of our customers and protect people across the world.

The role

Our complex, wide-ranging infrastructure is crucial to our success as an organisation. In this important role within the Platforms team, you’ll work primarily on our Linux technology to build, support and manage platforms that enable the creation of new cutting-edge products. The operating systems and core software application here run across a large, diverse and challenging estate, including all desktops and a number of operational business server systems. As such, your role will be varied and impactful. You’ll manage, develop and enhance platforms to ensure that they’re working to optimum level throughout their operational lifecycle. We’d also like you to provide advice and recommendations to inform colleagues, develop junior team members and support Technical Leads. This is an exciting opportunity to work with world-leading technology in a culture of innovation; somewhere you’ll be encouraged to grow, learn about emerging technology and shape improvements to our infrastructure.

The person

In order to be considered for this role, you’ll need to have the following essential criteria:
   
1. Degree in Computing, Mathematics or other numerate subject or equivalent experience.
2. Proven experience of managing/administering RHEL-based Linux systems, applications and infrastructure in a corporate support and development environment.
3. Demonstrate a clear understanding of underpinning infrastructure technologies such as authentication, email, storage, DNS.
4. Demonstrate an enthusiasm for working in IT and an ability to solve abstract IT problems and provide efficient and effective solutions in a timely manner.
5. Show evidence of an organised and structured approach to work.
6. A proven ability to communicate easily, enthusiastically and professionally with a range of customers.
7. Good team-working skills and when appropriate the ability to work to your own initiative.

If you possess any of the following desirable criteria, that’s even better:

1. Knowledge of any of the following: RHN, Puppet, Centrify, Citrix XenApp, experience of deploying and managing virtual machines.
2. Experience of Windows system administration.
3. Have knowledge of information systems related standards such as ITIL.


What we’ll do for you

We will invest in your development to help you grow with the Met Office. On top of your salary and the breadth of technology and facilities you’ll work with, we also provide a competitive Civil Service Pension, 27.5 days’ holiday allowance, excellent training at our Met Office College, opportunities for flexible working, performance-related pay schemes and much more. And based in our award-winning Exeter headquarters, you will have world-class facilities all around you.

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Met Office
Senior Software Developer –MOOSE Team
£26,988 - £30,194 + excellent benefits & relocation allowance of up to £5,000
Based in Exeter
Full time, permanent

Why work in Technology at the Met Office

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Technology here at the Met Office. Our supercomputer can do more than 1000 trillion calculations per second and has enough power to take in hundreds of thousands of global weather observations and run atmospheric models containing more than a million lines of code. We’re also working closely with high profile organisations like Google, NASA, IBM, Cisco, and VMware to optimise our game-changing capabilities and develop even more innovative ways to meet the diverse needs of our customers and protect people across the world.

The role

Our weather prediction models are the foundations of products and services that millions of people and organisations rely on, all over the world. Having recently invested in one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, we will have access to more incredible data than ever before. All of our data is stored in our Mass Archiving System  and in this vital and valued role, you’ll deliver software solutions to optimise the user interface layer to this important system.

As Senior Software Developer, you’ll contribute to a business-crucial system that is of huge importance to the Met Office. You’ll be involved in the entire software development lifecycle for MOOSE. As well as writing code, you’ll play a pivotal role in identifying and driving improvements to the system’s capability and usability. From capturing requirements, design and development to rolling out software, you’ll take on a variety of challenges and deliver impressive solutions that meet customer requirements, in a timely manner. You’ll be part of a team whose work is vital to how we operate as you ensure the MOOSE user interface layer in the Met Office MASS (Managed Archive Storage System) Archiving System is performing to optimum level, for the internal and external users, who rely on its technology.

The person

You’ll need to have the following essential criteria to be considered for this role:
1. A qualification in computer science, computing or other numerate subject, or equivalent experience;
2. Enthusiasm for IT and providing innovative and professional services incorporating new technologies in an appropriate manner;
3. Experience of analysis and design concepts and techniques;
4. Experience of working with Java, XML, Linux and SQL;
5. Ability to problem solve and organise work in a structured way;
6. Ability to participate effectively in a team environment and be able to work independently on allocated tasks;
7. Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with a proven track record of ability to communicate complex technical information in a clear concise manner to non-technical specialists including business colleagues and customers. Strong technical writing skills.

If you’ve any of the following desirable criteria, that’s even better:
   1. Previous experience of working in an Agile development environment;
2. Knowledge of IT Security;
3. Experience of RDBMS Databases and awareness of other NOSQL technologies;
4. Experience of Linux Scripting, GIT and JIRA, Web Services.

What we’ll do for you

We will invest in your development to help you grow with the Met Office. On top of your salary and the breadth of technology and facilities you’ll work with, we also provide a competitive Civil Service Pension, 27.5 days’ holiday allowance, excellent training at our Met Office College, opportunities for flexible working, performance-related pay schemes and much more. And based in our award-winning Exeter headquarters, you will have world-class facilities all around you.

Apply

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What can inspiration do?
 
At BAE Systems we take and solve some of our customers most urgent and complex problems across every domain – air, land, sea and cyber security.
 
We have some of the best and brightest people working to solve critical problems for some of the world’s most challenging engineering and technology projects. With some 88000 employees across 6 continents our story is about talented people who are relentlessly committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people.

There are some engineering projects that will transform your career. These are projects that will push the boundaries and set new standards of excellence. We can offer the chance to work on some of these. They are hugely complex and innovative undertakings that will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.
 
We are looking for experienced software professionals with a background in VMware, Cloud Technologies, Real Time Systems, Windows Server Administration, Citrix, Hyper-V, Linux Administration, Networking Cisco/3COM/Dell, Scripting Languages such as VBScript/PowerShell/PHP, Programming Languages such as Visual Basic/C/C++/ADA
BAE are the sole supplier and integrator of combat management systems (CMS) for the Royal Navy’s surface and sub-surface fleet. We are developing a shared infrastructure (SI) virtualised environment that can host the CMS and other software to support planning, tactical picture compilation, decision-making and weapon control. 
 
If you have a passion for systems design, development, test and integration, and are looking for a challenging yet rewarding position within one of the world’s leading engineering companies, we would like to hear from you.
 
Salary: Dependent on experience
 
Locations:
·         Glasgow
·         Rosyth
·         Barrow-in-Furness
·         Frimley
·         New Malden
·         Bristol
·         Portsmouth
·         Ash Vale
·         Weymouth
 
BAE Systems
 
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
 
Combat Systems
 
The Combat Systems team has more than 45 years’ experience in the delivery and support of the combat management systems for every major surface ship and submarine in the Royal Navy. The purpose of Combat Systems is to provide focused expertise and specialised resources for the design, supply and integration of complex combat systems into the defence solution for both the Royal Navy and International Navies. With an unmatched presence in every aspect of system solution, we aim to help the naval force operate as a single, synergistic entity.
 
Currently, Combat Systems is engaged on some exciting programmes. We have designed and are now working to integrate the Queen Elizabeth Carrier Class Mission Systems, we have commenced the design of the Combat System for the successor to the Vanguard submarine programme and we are about to cut steel on the Type 26 Global Combat Ship. This will be a globally deployable multi-mission warship, capable of undertaking a wide range of roles from high intensity conflict to humanitarian assistance.
 
Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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What can inspiration do?
 
At BAE Systems we take and solve some of our customers most urgent and complex problems across every domain – air, land, sea and cyber security.
 
We have some of the best and brightest people working to solve critical problems for some of the world’s most challenging engineering and technology projects. With some 88000 employees across 6 continents our story is about talented people who are relentlessly committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people.

There are some engineering projects that will transform your career. These are projects that will push the boundaries and set new standards of excellence. We can offer the chance to work on some of these. They are hugely complex and innovative undertakings that will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.
 
We are looking for experienced hardware professionals with a background in design, development, test and integration of commercial off-the-shelf (CoTs) systems, including Cisco, Dell, Juniper, VMWare, Linux and Windows Server.
 
If you have a passion for systems design, development, test and integration, and are looking for a challenging yet rewarding position within one of the world’s leading engineering companies, we would like to hear from you.
 
Salary: Dependent on experience
 
Locations:
·         Glasgow
·         Rosyth
·         Barrow-in-Furness
·         Frimley
·         New Malden
·         Bristol
·         Portsmouth
·         Ash Vale
·         Weymouth
 
BAE Systems
 
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
 
Combat Systems
 
The Combat Systems team has more than 45 years’ experience in the delivery and support of the combat management systems for every major surface ship and submarine in the Royal Navy. The purpose of Combat Systems is to provide focused expertise and specialised resources for the design, supply and integration of complex combat systems into the defence solution for both the Royal Navy and International Navies. With an unmatched presence in every aspect of system solution, we aim to help the naval force operate as a single, synergistic entity.
 
Currently, Combat Systems is engaged on some exciting programmes. We have designed and are now working to integrate the Queen Elizabeth Carrier Class Mission Systems, we have commenced the design of the Combat System for the successor to the Vanguard submarine programme and we are about to cut steel on the Type 26 Global Combat Ship. This will be a globally deployable multi-mission warship, capable of undertaking a wide range of roles from high intensity conflict to humanitarian assistance.
 
Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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About Our Client
Our company is fast paced and constantly changing so you'll need to be creative, resilient and effortlessly knowledgeable, or have the initiative to learn. You'll need to be comfortable working closely with development teams within an agile environment and used to managing complex IT Systems. This is a unique role covering service delivery to two separate companies within the same office and requires excellent stakeholder management and organisational skills. This is a truly exciting opportunity for someone looking for their next challenge and who wants to work for a pioneering company.

Job Description
Responsibilities of the Exeter based IT Systems & Server Administrator

The deployment, configuration and maintenance of a large number of Linux servers and hosted services
Assisting with the management and maintenance of core IT systems, servers, networks and IT security etc.
Review of current deployments (configuration, software choices/versions, hardware specs etc.) with the aim of improving performance, reliability and security
Researching and implementing new technologies across a wide range of IT fields, helping to ensure the company is kept abreast of new developments and continues to provide reliable, cutting edge systems and services to its staff and customers
Be hands-on and willing to help with a wide range of technical support issues
Liaising with third party IT consultants, service providers and hardware providers
The Successful Applicant
The IT Systems & Server Administrator must have:

High level of experience with Linux systems (CentOS or RHEL) and network administration
Experience of managing and maintaining a Windows Domain Environment, including Active Directory, Windows Servers and Exchange
Experience of managing and maintaining IT networks, including layer 2 & 3 switches, firewalls, network diagnosis (using wireshark, tcpdump, or similar), and wifi
Experience providing IT support in Windows, Linux or OSX
Desirable

Experience with managing and maintaining a VMware environment
Experience of deployment technologies and configuration management (Chef, Puppet etc.)
Experience of database administration (PostgreSQL, Couchdb, MySQL, etc.)
Red hat certified system administrator or engineer qualification
Knowledge of high-density or BYOD wifi configurations
Knowledge of Bash scripting or other programming languages (C++, Python, Objective C, Lua, etc.)
Knowledge of the Android or iOS operating systems
What's on Offer
Competitive Salary

About the Company

We're about living life, not putting it on hold. Our generous benefits include substantial holiday leave and company pension once you've completed your probationary period. We have a range of on-site facilities for all employees to use free of charge. There's a multi purpose pitch for football, netball and tennis just outside, an on-site gym with classes throughout the day, a running track and pool table, a 2012 Olympic table tennis table and a café serving free, delicious, local, and organic food. Plus, we're constantly organising events and activities to support our charities, and to socialise

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Jobs Offered / Cloud Computing Integration Engineer
« on: October 16, 2014, 08:58:46 pm »
BAE Systems is looking for a Cloud Computing Integration Engineer in New Malden, UK

Cloud Computing Integration (Software Engineer)
 
BAE Systems is a global defence, aerospace and security company employing around 88,000 people worldwide. Our wide-ranging products and services cover air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology, and support services.
 
We have a vacancy for a software engineer with integration experience in a virtualised environment to join the software products team, based in offices in New Malden, Surrey.
 
We are the sole supplier and integrator of combat management systems (CMS) for the Royal Navy’s surface and sub-surface fleet. We are developing a shared infrastructure (SI) virtualised environment that can host the CMS and other software to support planning, tactical picture compilation, decision-making and weapon control.  Come join us and you could be developing the Systems that end up deployed in the Royal Navy’s fleet of Ships and Submarine, used to support the crew policing the world’s oceans, whether delivering humanitarian aid or in combat.

Your main responsibilities will involve:
 
Your role will be to develop, integrate and support the Shared Infrastructure environment, the CMS and its supporting toolsets.
Some of the benefits on the role and working for us include:

    Experience of many aspects of the s/w lifecycle, such as: requirement definition, high & low level designs, integration, testing, product delivery, estimating and bidding.
    Experience of working in a dynamic software team, working with numerous other teams across a number of projects and sites.
    Wide range of career opportunities for both technical and managerial roles, with training available to support development.
    Flexible working arrangements, to allow both the engineer and the business to adapt to each other’s needs.
    A friendly workplace. Offices based on the high street of New Malden with numerous social and sports venues nearby give lots of opportunities to take part in activities at lunchtimes and outside work hours.
    Job security. The nature of our work means we often work with long term projects. If you’re talented, we have work for you for many years to come.
    Very experienced team members who will help develop your skills in systems, software and hardware disciplines

Your skills and experience will ideally include:
 
We require a Software Engineer with experience using integrating software in a cloud environment. Ideally, you’ll also have experience with some of the following:
VMware, Real Time Systems, Windows Server Administration, Citrix, Hyper-V, Linux Administration, Networking Cisco/3COM/Dell, Scripting Languages such as VBScript/PowerShell/PHP, Programming Languages such as Visual Basic/C/C++/C#
 
If you are invited for interview we will explore your knowledge of the skills we require that are included in your CV.

This is a full time position. We offer competitive salary, flexible working, competitive holiday allowance, pension, car scheme, share incentive plan, work life integration policy and child care vouchers.

BAE Systems aim to recruit the very best talent and welcomes applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds and with many different skills, experience and perspectives.

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Inspiring Work, Inspiring People

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Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With more than 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, including multinational corporations, in more than 170 countries. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at www.zurich.com.

Platform Management

Management of the ZEUS APM Team. Proving Line Management activities , F2F’s , Appraisals etc
Ensure Service Delivery from the APM Team. In line with Business Expectations covering required Service Hours
Manage Service Incidents across the Platform, ensure the right teams are involved and technical resolution is occuring
Effective Management of Team resources. Allocating resources to support in and out of hours changes as required

Platform Support:

Provide Technical Subject Matter Support for the ZEUS platform. Triaging calls from the ZEUS Platform users and ensuring the correct resolver group is involved.
Ensuring 3rd Party resolver teams deliver the technical service  required of them.
Reviewing and enhancing support documentation and monitoring tools across the platform
Indepth knowledge of Guidewire based Platforms and Integrations. Proven experience in problem determination of Guidewire and 3rd Party Integration

Business Support

Provide Business Process Support in line with documented ZEUS Support Documentation

Platform Configuration

Configuration of the Thunderhead and Guidewire applications. Modifications to Templates, Rules and Non Application Code related elements of the system. Adherence to formal change and configuration management processes

Your skills and experience:

• Ideally degree educated or equivalent or proven experience within the field
• Extensive experience within a similar role within Insurance
• In-depth knowledge of Guidewire and a good level of knowledge in at least one of the following services: ECM, Thunderhead, Linux, B2Bi
• Line Management or Team Management Experience for a team of 5 or more people
• Able to manage and prioritise workload across multiple areas , services and individuals without issue
• Strong Analytical Skills
• Able to demonstrate the ability to analysis complex technical issues and drive the resolution of them

This role with require a large degree of interaction and management of 3rd Party delivery organisations. This individual will have to be able to manage this relationship fostering a collaborate approach whilst driving delivery when required.

The Reward:

In return we are offering an attractive salary plus a generous benefits package including bonus and defined contribution pension scheme. We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

Please, appply here: http://service.joberate.com/redirect/url/8744-19-7b-6f-1cb4f6

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Associate Product Support Engineer (Corporate ICT)

£24,000-£28,800 + excellent benefits

Hanslope Park, Buckinghamshire



With our investment in ICT, we have more exciting opportunities than ever

Here at HMGCC, we design and develop innovative communications systems, specifically for government use. It’s critical work – so standards must be sky-high. We’re making sure that we’re better equipped than ever to perform our role by improving the capability of our Corporate ICT. We’re investing in infrastructure and expanding our team – giving our people the chance to tackle new and exciting technologies. As an Associate Product Support Engineer, you’ll be at the heart of our efforts, enjoying fascinating projects, exceptional training and a range of outstanding benefits.   

Your task will be to provide software support for Corporate ICT systems and applications. You’ll work to maximise system availability and integrity, while managing incident and problem resolution. It means judging requests for change and escalating them if necessary. It also means sharing your knowledge with team members and working directly with a variety of contacts. Whatever the challenge, you’ll observe good engineering practice, offering high quality software support, including consistent web-based business systems.

To join us, you’ll need previous experience in a technical environment, where you’ve supplied excellent customer service. Your expertise should cover a range of software environments, including operating systems (Windows and Linux - Redhat/Centos); web servers (IIS and Apache); databases (Microsoft SQL Server and Informix); Enterprise COTS (Finance, ERP, EPM and HR tools); plus virtual infrastructure (VMWare tools). You’ll also be familiar with a variety of vendor applications. Using this broad technical know-how, you’ll carry out software evaluation, configuration, testing and deployment, creating clear documentation as you go.

If you share our drive for excellence, you’ll find there’s every opportunity to develop and progress. What’s more, you’ll have access to a great working environment, complete with a restaurant, sports facilities and nursery, as well as generous benefits. 

If you’d like to join us, you can find out more and apply at www.hmgcc.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: 20th June 2014.

To apply to HMGCC you must be a born or naturalised British citizen, over 21 years old and primarily have lived in the UK for the last ten years. In addition, one of your parents must be a British citizen, or has substantial ties to the UK.

Apply here: http://service.joberate.com/redirect/url/825b-2d-b6-94-9cee4e

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Software Quality Assurance Specialist
Posting Date: 11/04/2014
Job Ref: 8799
Location: Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Full-Time
Brand: Coutts

The Business

Background:

Coutts is a private bank and wealth manager with three centuries of experience serving the needs of our global clients.  The firm has an enduring reputation for exacting standards and an ability to lend intellect to resolve complex challenges.

Coutts continues to change as a business, driven by innovations in consumer technology, regulatory expectations, and of course the need to keep the business profitable through efficient operations.

The Wealth IT organization is responsible for all the technology needs and services of Coutts and has presence in Zurich, London, Bristol, Hong Kong and Singapore.  Within the Wealth IT organization, the Global Services Application Management team is responsible for the execution and delivery of technology projects, and the support of systems in production.

The role of the Software Quality Assurance Specialist within the Global Services Application Management team is key to ensuring high quality implementation of projects.  This role is key to managing a stable production environment where change is a constant.

This role is to be based in Bristol, as part of Wealth IT’s ongoing plan to expand it’s technology capabilities and capacity in this location.

The Requirements

Role Purpose:

•   As part of a project team
o   Define the test strategy appropriate for the project
o   Work with the rest of the project team – IT and business to develop the test cases and test data and control data for the project
o   Organise and plan the test phase
o   Own the governance of the test phase
•   May be required to support the business in developing their user acceptance test case and data
•   Will need to develop the test automation environment
•   Can be asked to provide consulting and expertise to the rest of Global Services on testing best practices

Key Accountabilities:

•   Test strategy design
•   Test case and data development
•   Test automation
•   Lead Test Phase for Project
•   SME for Test Methodology and best practices

Required Technical Skills:

•   ISTQB Certification (foundation level and test analyst)

Additional Technical Skills:

•   Programming certification for core banking product (i.e.  Avaloq, Temenos)
•   Database skills - Oracle, PL/SQL
•   OS - Unix or Linux or Windows
•   At least one programming language (.net, java, html, c#)

Required Experience:

•   University degree
•   Knowledge of banking functions, for example
o   Credit Cards
o   Payments & Reconciliations
o   Treasury products
o   Investments
o   Pricing
o   Tax
o   Client Relationship Management
o   Static Data
o   Online/Mobile Banking
o   Regulatory reporting
•   Experience in IT projects (testing or business analysis)

Additional Experience:

•   Computer science or engineering
•   Test Automation

Other Requirements:

•   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•   Strong analytical skills
•   Ability to work independently as well as with the team
•   Structured
•   Proactive
•   Reliable and trustworthy

Apply here: http://service.joberate.com/redirect/url/eb90a9fb-8453-bdfe-4e61-5c85c1358364

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