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Wednesday, 11 October 2017 13:14

Lead Software Engineer

Endeavour Recruitment has a new opportunity for an experienced Lead Software Engineer. Working closely with the project manager, primary responsibility will be the delivery of the technical scope of projects throughout the full life cycle.

 

The Lead Software Engineer will manage teams of software engineers and testers to deliver projects to requisite quality standards on time and within budget. There will also be responsibility for the delivery of the technical scope of the project throughout the complete project lifecycle.  This is not a “hands on development role” but is about management of teams, resolving issues arising and guiding where necessary.

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 Years in Full Software Development Lifecycle
  • Minimum of 3 Years in a Technical Lead role
  • Experience of Designing & Implementing High Availability Systems
  • Analysing Requirements & Compiling Functional Design
  • UML
  • Agile, Waterfall and V methodologies
  • SQL
  • C# - ASP.Net – Visual Studio
  • Experience of working in ISO9001 environment
  • Onsite Testing experience
  • Degree in Computer Science or related subject

Additional Competencies:

  • Business Intelligence reporting and associated dashboard design capability.
  • Good working knowledge of current software legislative requirements.
  • Previous experience in either Logistics, Material Handling or Airports or Manufacturing.
  • Eligible for, or holds current SC clearance

Applicants are invited to apply as soon as possible in order to be included in the shortlist.

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Thursday, 07 September 2017 09:06

Lead Software Engineer

Endeavour Recruitment has a new opportunity for an experienced Lead Software Engineer. Working closely with the project manager, primary responsibility will be the delivery of the technical scope of the project throughout the full life cycle.

 

The Lead Software Engineer will manage a team of software engineers to deliver projects to requisite quality standards within time and budget. They will take responsibility for the delivery of the technical scope of the project throughout the complete project lifecycle.

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 Years in Full Software Development Lifecycle
  • Minimum of 3 Years in a Technical Lead role
  • Experience of Designing & Implementing High Availability Systems
  • Analysing Requirements & Compiling Functional Design
  • UML
  • Agile, Waterfall and V methodologies
  • SQL
  • C# - ASP.Net – Visual Studio
  • Experience of working in ISO9001 environment
  • Onsite Testing experience
  • Degree in Computer Science or related subject

Additional Competencies:

  • Business Intelligence reporting and associated dashboard design capability.
  • Good working knowledge of current software legislative requirements.
  • Previous experience in either Logistics, Material Handling or Airports or Manufacturing.
  • Eligible for, or holds current SC clearance

Applicants are invited to apply as soon as possible in order to be included in the shortlist.

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Endeavour Recruitment is seeking an experienced Business Analyst to join a Pharmaceutical Leader, based in Canary Wharf,  this is a 3 Months contract with long term extension.

Daily rate of 480 €uros

Required:

8 years+ Business Analysis experience

4-6 years iterative and waterfall development experience.

Skills and experience:

  • Degree in Information Systems / Systems Engineering or similar is desirable
  • Proven work experience of working on high visibility projects  in traditional environments with strong project governance (i.e  highly regulated environments)
  • Proven experience in business transformation projects
  • Proven experience in system integration projects /master data management projects
  • Proven experience in producing defining and documenting Product and Services Roadmaps
  • Proven experience in documenting legacy systems, working with architects and business to reverse engineer systems
  • Proven work experience as BI Business Analyst
  • Proven experience of working in projects with offshore development teams

 

Role specific skills, competencies & responsibilities:      

  • Business Vision and Scope definition
  • Structured Requirements capture and analysis
  • Business Modelling with UML
  • Business Process modelling using BPMN2
  • Data and Entity Relationship Modelling (ER)
  • Information flow modelling
  • Excellent skills to design mock-ups and wireframes, navigation models, user journeys
  • Agile techniques and principles
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Requirements Planning and prioritisation
  • Good knowledge of EA sparx
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office tools
  • Critical thinking and structured, analytical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent presentation skills

Advantageous:

  • Business Analysis certifications from ISEB, CCBA/CBAP, BCS, Six sigma etc
  • Prince 2, PMI Project Management certifications
  • ITIL certifications/ knowledge
  • Pharmaceuticals industry business domain knowledge
  • Training / knowledge on UEX design and principles 

If you believe you have the right experience and previous track record to successfully deliver in this role, then please apply in order to be shortlisted.   

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Delivery Manager / IS / Application Development / Gatwick

Endeavour Recruitment has an exciting Contract opportunity for a skilled Delivery Manager to join our client on an initial 6-month contract with further extensions. Our client is based just South of London near Gatwick airport with excellent access to public transport.

As the Delivery Manager, your key responsibility is to ensure customer satisfaction by coordinating the delivery of digital technology services.

You will be responsible for creating sustainable customer relationships by acting as the bridge between our internal clients and our operational technology teams.

As a Delivery Manager, you should expect to add real value from experience, insight, leadership by example and work effort. You will have good business awareness, a performance bias to achieving results, the ability to lead, guide and motivate others, as well as manage upwards.

Skills/Experience

  • Stakeholder management
  • Demonstrate pro-active approach to driving and implementing change
  • Experience and practical knowledge of multi-skilled Agile delivery techniques;
  • Experience of applying LEAN philosophy in a delivery process role;
  • Experience of leading / managing / developing multi-disciplinary, cross functional teams to deliver against agreed business strategy/plans;
  • Excellent leadership skills to manage upwardly to senior executives as well as motivate core team members through matrix management;
  • Business and technical change / transformation experience;
  • Proven track record of program delivery, adding customer value through change be it Agile or waterfall;
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Project or alternative planning tools;
  • Proven presentation and negotiation skills;
  • Demonstrable verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrable analytical skills;
  • Application development and application lifecycle

As well as the skills mentioned above, our client would like the Delivery Manager to have a track record of Delivery projects on-time and within budget. They would also like someone who is performance driven and happy to work with KPI's.

The position closed this Friday and we will be arranging interviews next week. Please don't hesitate to send your CV.

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Monday, 21 August 2017 16:31

SSIS SQL Manual Tester

 

Endeavour Recruitment is seeking an experienced Manual Business Analytics Tester to join their market leading Travel and Tourism client based in East Grinstead. This is a 4-month contract with a daily rate of £305. You will be responsible for fluid end to end planning, communication and delivery with various teams.

 

Previous Experience:

Manual Testing for (non)Functional, Installation, Integration, regression, performance and UAT.

Required Skills:

  • SSIS
  • SQL
  • Excel
  • UAT
  • Write Manual Test Scripts
  • Installation
  • Integration
  • Regression
  • Performance
  • T- SQL
  • Tableau Desktop
  • SQL Server- Database Administration
  • SharePoint
  • Jira
  • ISEB or GAMP

Beneficial Skills:

  • Industry experience in travel & hospitality, insurance and/or membership organisations
  • A degree or equivalent experience
  • Capable of managing expectations and pushing back when necessary
  • Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good command of English language, good verbal and written skills, a believer that documentation is valuable.
  • Self-motivated team player who is committed to achieving results

If you are an experienced Business Analytics Tester and are looking for an EXCITING contract role please apply ASAP to be shortlisted!

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We at Endeavour Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Full Stack Developer to join a dynamic team in central London. Large reputable corporation.

Responsibilities :

- Front End and Back End development of the DevNet Platform

- Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules

- Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges

- Integrating data from various back-end service and databases

- Actively participate in project planning, solutions and technical strategy discussions, and documentation

Required skills:

- Excellent PHP Skills

- Excellent Programming skills

- OO and design patterns, especially distributed architectures

- Domain modelling skills

- HTTP RESTful API design

- Worked in Agile environment with cross functional teams

- Comfortable and adaptable in a fast-paced and informal environment

- Modern JavaScript Skills using popular JS frameworks and platforms (Angular, NodeJS etc)

- Hands on experience with testing

- Prepared to travel internationally

Desirable skills :

- Experience of developing scalable and highly available services

- Knowledge of Linux containers and their eco-system (we using containers more and more as we break services out)

- Understanding and working with AWS services

- SOA experience (We are migrating towards an SOA architecture)

- Working with geographically dispersed teams

Please get in touch for further details on this excellent career opportunity. 

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Thursday, 06 July 2017 12:56

Head of Technology

Endeavour Recruitment is seeking an extremely capable individual for the senior role of Head of Technology.  The successful candidate must come from a development/architect background and has since progressed their career to a Lead/Managerial level.  Previous experience of working within Retail, Finance, Marketing or Travel would be advantageous.  This is a permanent opportunity based in Central London, with an attractive salary in the region of £90K plus benefits package.

 

As an individual, you must be creative with good UX/UI knowledge, plus innovative and passionate about new technology trends.  You should have the ability to lead a talented team applying best practice principles, quality assurance and governance.   Familiarity of working in an Agile/Scrum environment is essential.   A particular interest in developing mobile applications, Native, Web or Hybrid is essential along with accompanying technical knowledge.

Essential Experience/Skills for the role:

  • Creativity
  • Leadership skills
  • From a Development/Architectural Background
  • Mobile Development
  • Responsive Design
  • UI/UX
  • Best Practice/Governance/Quality
  • Integration with CMS
  • New platform knowledge: AI, NLP, 36 / AR
  • Agile/Scrum
  • Managing client relationships
  • Industry experience in Finance, Retail, Marketing or Travel

Our client is looking to fill this role as soon as possible.   Therefore, please apply quickly.

 

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 08:45

C# developer / Unity - London

C# Developer to join a leading, international, house hold name in the gaming sector on a contract basis.

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated Unity and C# developer to join our team in central London.

Job Description:

As part of the Research and Development team, you will have an exciting opportunity to work on cutting edge applications and technologies on current  platforms.

Responsibilities :

  • The daily role will involve working with the team designer and artists to create front-end experiences applications in Unity. This will include 3D environments, menus and other UI.
  • You will also be interfacing with the core dev team who provide Unity interfaces to low-level C/C++ libraries. It would be highly advantageous as a developer to have experience in C/C++ to complement the team skill set.

Essential Skills :

  • Proficiency in Unity/C# development, ideally on games consoles.
  • Experience in graphics programming (from low level to Unity and Unreal Engine.)
  • Experience of C/C++ in a professional capacity is also highly advantageous.
  • Experience with testing methodology and frameworks.

Desirable skills :

  • Experience with git/github source control
  • Experience with Jenkins Continuous Integration
  • Experience making Unity plug-ins.
  • Knowledge / experience in the gaming industry.

Skills:

Agile ( XP / SCRUM)

C

C#

C++

Front-end / user interface

Game engine / systems

General Testing experience

Graphics architecture

Graphics FX

Please get in touch for further details on this excellent contract opportunity.

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Friday, 10 February 2017 16:40

Business Analyst / Travel and Tourism

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent contract opportunity with longer term career prospects for our Top client based in East Grinstead.

  • Responsible to fill the gap between business and technology. Liase with the development team to ensure they deliver the required solutions for the business. Will be working in a .Net/C# environment.
  • A key role joining a new multi-disciplined team to drive forward a large list of items of work. To create a managed work stream for a team who are committed, work hard and aiming to make a difference.

Duties:

  • Create qualified stories of work based on RFC s and bug reports. Preparing work for developers to take into sprints ensuring inclusion of clear acceptance criteria and clear description of work requirements.
  • Gathering and writing requirements and specification from a number of stakeholders, challenging working processes to ensure requirement and solutions make best use of technology and offer efficiencies.
  • Work closely with the development team to maximise the efficiency of development with the creation of work items.
  • Develop relationships across multiple areas of the business and departments.
  • Supporting an agile software development team in a fast paced environment.
  • Help plan and run workshops.
  • Conduct meetings with system users and managers to gather requirements and acceptance criteria.
  • Join as a member of a multiple disciplined team working in an Agile working method and take a key role to support and drive them forward.
  • Contribute to retrospective meetings to help maximise team efficiency.
  • Help build strong working relationships with stakeholders across the entire organisation.

Essential Skills:

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to build rapport and engagement with key stakeholders across the entire business and support business transformation and change alongside the delivery of new innovations
  • Pragmatic approach to work levels ensuring always producing clear work item and acceptance criteria for pickup of work
  • Ability to manage multiple stories.
  • Possesses strong intellectual integrity. Critical thinking and problem-solving. Intellectually inquisitive.
  • Very self-motivated and proactive.
  • Agile/Scrum methodology experience.
  • Expert analytical abilities.
  • Business process understanding.
  • Planning and organisation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Great analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Commitment and enthusiasm to drive through change.
  • Team player able to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Confidence to challenge and be challenged in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to take direction and work to achieve deadlines.

Required Experience:

  • Relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Experience working within a multi skilled agile development team.
  • Experience of work stream management using VSTS.
  • Preferred - Working knowledge of the travel industry.
  • Preferred Some experience of development work would be a highly desirable.

Kindly apply for further details on this excellent opportunity.

 

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Friday, 10 February 2017 16:14

Data Architect

Endeavour Recruitment is seeking an experienced Data Architect for their client in  Gatwick Airport.  The successful candidate will work closely with a number of internal and external stakeholders to meet existing and future business needs.  This is initially a 6 month contract.  Rate £545 per day.

 

The successful candidate will be maintaining a clear set of Data Architectural principles, maintenance and ownership of a central set of core Data Architecture assets.   Also functional system end to end data flow documentation, data mapping, data lineage documentation, logical and physical data modelling.   The above forms part but not all of the responsibilities of this role.

Essential Candidate Experience:

  • SQL Server
  • SQL
  • Advanced Excel
  • Waterfall & Agile methodologies
  • ETL
  • Meta Data Tools
  • SSADM Techniques

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience of Credit Card Issuing Application Systems
  • An Analytical background
  • Technical Solution Skills
  • Evidence of clear career progression

If you believe you have the right experience and previous track record to successfully deliver in this role, then please apply quickly in order to be shortlisted.  

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