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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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Endeavour Recruitment has a FANTASTIC opportunity for an experienced Technical Project Manager with 8 + years’ experience managing IT projects. We are looking for experts in UML and RUP. Knowledge of the French language would  be beneficial for this role.

This is a 12-month contract based in Belgium with a daily rate of 530 Euros. 

Duties:

  • Daily operational team management
  • Management planning  
  • Track activities against plans, provide regular and accurate reports
  • Provide effective leadership to the operational team, ensuring that team members are motivated and constantly developing their skills and experience
  • Apply RUP Methodology and enforce project standards

Essential skills:

  • Knowledge of Unified Modelling Language (UML) is required.
  • Practical experience with RUP methodology and the system development lifecycle is a must.
  • In depth knowledge of IT systems infrastructure matters.
  • Ability to participate in multi-lingual meetings (FR-EN), good communicator and negotiator.
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of French will be an asset.
  • Self-starter and an excellent team player.
  • Good reporting skills

Technical skills required:

  • Oracle 11g
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 12
  • Good knowledge of J2EE, Application Servers, XML and web Services
  • Java 7 / JEE 6
  • Enterprise Architect
  • UML Modelling and RUP Methodology

If you feel you have the skills to flourish in this role, then please send over a copy of your most up to date CV.

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Friday, 08 September 2017 10:03

Technical Team Lead

Endeavour Recruitment has a new opportunity for an experienced Technical Team Lead or Technical Project Manager.  This would suit a candidate who comes from a software development background and moved into Project Management.  Experience of working in an Engineering environment is advantageous.  12 Month Contract based in Leicester.  Excellent Rates.

 

Responsibilities in this role include Co-Ordinating teams of Developers, Testers etc., direct liaison with clients, project planning, estimating and budgeting.  The successful candidate will also attend meetings and must therefore be able to liaise effectively at all levels.  This role is not for the faint hearted, you must have drive and determination to succeed.

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 Years in a similar Technical Lead role
  • Project Management skills
  • Experience of Designing & Implementing High Availability Systems
  • Analysing Requirements & Compiling Functional Design
  • Agile, Waterfall and V methodologies
  • UML - SQL - C# - ASP.Net – Visual Studio
  • Experience of working in ISO9001 environment
  • Onsite Testing experience
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • 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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Wednesday, 06 September 2017 13:51

Business Analyst

Endeavour Recruitment has a great opportunity for a Business Analyst.  The successful candidate will have 3-4 years’ experience of analysing requirements and process modelling.   Would suit somebody with some development skills in C#/.Net.   Salary would be in the region of £35K to £40K plus an excellent benefits package for the right candidate.

 Responsibilities for this role will be primarily analysing requirements of clients, process modelling and writing technical specifications for the development team.  Candidates must therefore be adept at communicating with stakeholders at all levels.

Required Knowledge/Experience in:

  • E-commerce (preferably working knowledge)
  • Print and media (advantageous)
  • Requirement Gathering
  • Process Modelling
  • Visio (Or Other Tools)

Desirable traits/qualities:

  • Critical Thinker
  • Motivated
  • Analytical
  • Excellent communication skills

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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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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Endeavour Recruitment is urgently recruiting for an experienced Business Analyst to join a large European Organisation in Luxembourg, and be involved in an exciting long term project. 

Responsibilities:

  • As the Business Analyst you understand the objectives and the scope of the project, what the clients’ requirements are.
  • Gather the user requirements through different techniques (documentation, meetings, training, etc.) and define the scope and requirements in functional documentation.
  • Taking into account all the quality constraints, attend to the creation of the adequate solution for the client.
  • Support the experts in the definition of the technical constraints and in the design of the solution.
  • Look after project progress, constantly in relation to the client, the development and project delivery team.

Required experience and skills:

  • 8 years + experience as a Business Analyst.
  • You have several years of experience in functional design and analysis.
  • You have extensive UML experience
  • You are pragmatic and solutions oriented.
  • You have excellent communication skills and you can write complex documents and deliver persuasive presentations.
  • You are flexible, pro-active, structured and quality oriented.
  • You enjoy working in a multicultural environment
  • Knowledge of the French language is an advantage.

If you are looking to rise up to your next challenge, please apply for further details.

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Friday, 17 March 2017 15:50

Business Analyst

Objective:

To facilitate business stakeholders to articulate their processes, data and business requirements in relation to resolving personal data requirements in line with GDPR and producing a single source of truth.

To help develop solutions with relevant technology and business benefit to satisfy business requirements.

Responsibilities:

Assist Data and Solution Architects with documenting the data, system and process flows for personal data and documenting the proposed solution both technically, with process and with roles and responsibilities.

Investigate operational needs, problems and opportunities; contribute to the (and where necessary provide evidence for challenge) recommendation of improvements in automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes and organisation capabilities.

Assist in defining acceptance tests for these recommendations.

Use established techniques to identify current problems and elicit, specify and document business functional, data and non-functional requirements for simple subject areas with clearly-defined boundaries.

Model and enhance business process diagrams and other related models to capture business operations change requirements within defined opportunities or projects, modelling both current and future state, typically using a business process modelling tool.

Assist in more complex requirements activities for establishing agreed baselines for change and managing the assessment and application of requested changes to those requirements.

Understand the broader strategic context and demonstrate the link between the strategy, benefits, requirements and processes. Determine and document the impact of people, process and technology changes for the business stakeholder.

Contribute to the definition of business cases with project team and business stakeholders, defining business outcomes, including current baseline and future target metrics, such as leading and lagging indicators, and linking to strategic key performance indicators (KPIs).

Communicate required business capabilities and outcomes effectively between business process areas and supporting departments (such as the IS function).

Contribute to and be a team member of feasibility studies. Execute tasks outlined in Project plans. Help plan and run workshops.

 Work as a bid lead on Single source of person data, with supervision and advice from senior IS stakeholders. This is to make sure that requests are tracked and a decision reached to their outcome (go/no-go for delivery). This includes validating requirements, ensuring the appropriate IS stakeholders have been consulted in the development of a realistic cost, definition of activities, identification of resource timescale and solution for the delivery of agreed and prioritised RFCs.

Contribute to the maintenance and updates of user guides, training records and training catalogue.

Work with IS peers to promote new technology solutions to add value to business.

Conduct 1:1 meetings without supervision with system users and managers.

Ensure all meetings are correctly documented and maintain actions and decision logs

Help build strong working relationships with stakeholders across the entire organisation.

Key Skills Required:

  • Understanding of and ability to create Data flow, Solution Design and Business Process documents.
  • Possesses strong intellectual integrity. Critical thinking and problem solving. Intellectually inquisitive.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Able to think logically and objectively with the ability to 'think outside the box'
  • Comfortable working under pressure and successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Business process understanding
  • Facilitation skills
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Results driven with good time management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good 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.
  • Experienced with the Microsoft suite of applications

Required Experience:

  • Preferred working knowledge of the outdoor leisure market, major business processes and key performance indicators.
  • Preferred knowledge and experience in business analysis methods such as UML, IDEFO and BPMN such as Lean and Six Sigma, as well as more modern, agile methods.
  • Knowledge of marketing, finance, accounting, valuation and metrics development; statistical analysis skills are a plus.

Please apply for further details on this opportunity to work with a fantastic team!

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Friday, 17 March 2017 09:24

Business Analyst

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent contract opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to join a large European Organisation in Luxembourg, long term project. Knowledge of the French language is an advantage.

Duties:

As the Business Analyst you understand the objectives and the scope of the project, what the clients.requirements are.

Gather the user requirements through different techniques (documentation, meetings, training, etc.) and define the scope and requirements in functional documentation.

Taking into account all the quality constraints, attend to the creation of the adequate solution for the client.

Support the experts in the definition of the technical constraints and in the design of the solution.

Look after project progress, constantly in relation to the client, the development and project delivery team.

 

Required experience and skills:

8 years + experience as a Business Analyst.

You have several years of experience in functional design and analysis.

You are pragmatic and solutions oriented.

You have excellent communication skills and you can write complex documents and deliver persuasive presentations.

You are flexible, pro-active, structured and quality oriented.

You have knowledge of the French language.

Please apply for further details.

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Monday, 06 March 2017 15:56

Architect / Web Development

Endeavour Recruitment has an exciting contract opportunity for an experienced Dutch-speaking Business Analyst with excellent communication skills to join one of our client in the Public sector, based in central Brussels.

 

The role:

As Business Analyst you understand fast the objectives and the scope of the project, what the client has today and where he heads for. 

You gather the user requirements through different techniques (documentation, meetings, trainings, etc.) and you define the scope and requirements in a functional documentation.

Taking into account all the quality constraints, you take an active role in the creation of the adequate solution for the client.

You support the experts in the definition of the technical constraints and in the design of the solution.

You are an actor of the project progress, constantly in relation with the client and the project delivery team.

You report to the project manager, or you can act as the project manager on smaller projects.

 

Essential skills/experience:

  • master in computer science or equivalent valuable experience
  • fluent in Dutch and English
  • Experience of working in the Public sector
  • Previous experience with Business Process Modeling is an asset
  • Good experience in UML
  • Previous experience with Business Process Modeling is an asset
  • Previous experience of modelling tools, such as Sparx Enterprise Architect
  • experience in requirements managements tool(s)
  • Effective experience working in a JAVA environment

 

Duration: 3 months

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