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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 15:51

Lead Solution Architect

Endeavour has a “not-to-be missed” career opportunity for a seasoned Solution Architect to join a well-established client, who is leading provider of customer service solutions for the Public Sector, based in London.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for making key technical and architectural decisions as our client migrates their Software as a Service (SaaS) platform from a PHP and JavaScript monolith to a modular, microservice architecture using primarily Python and AWS serverless technologies.

 

Required skills/ experience:

  • 5+ years of solid industry experience, preferably with at least 3 in an architecture role
  • Experience working with geographically diverse teams
  • Experience working with outsourced development teams
  • Experience working with SaaS products
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Exceptional technical knowledge across the board, with experience with AWS, microservice architectures, DevOps/SysOps, networking,
  • Exceptional knowledge of web security principles
  • Some programming knowledge of JavaScript, PHP and Python

If this sounds like your next career move, please get in touch ASAP for further details

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 15:51

Lead Solution Architect

Endeavour has a “not-to-be missed” career opportunity for a seasoned Solution Architect to join a well-established client, who is leading provider of customer service solutions for the Public Sector, based in London.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for making key technical and architectural decisions as our client migrates their Software as a Service (SaaS) platform from a PHP and JavaScript monolith to a modular, microservice architecture using primarily Python and AWS serverless technologies.

 

Required skills/ experience:

  • 5+ years of solid industry experience, preferably with at least 3 in an architecture role
  • Experience working with geographically diverse teams
  • Experience working with outsourced development teams
  • Experience working with SaaS products
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Exceptional technical knowledge across the board, with experience with AWS, microservice architectures, DevOps/SysOps, networking,
  • Exceptional knowledge of web security principles
  • Some programming knowledge of JavaScript, PHP and Python

If this sounds like your next career move, please get in touch ASAP for further details

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Tuesday, 29 January 2019 16:15

Oracle Developer

Endeavour Recruitment is looking for an Oracle Developer to join their rapidly-growing financial client. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a small but established company, who have an excellent reputation and clients based in the UK, USA and Asia. This is a permanent position, based in a historical and picturesque area near Oxford, with a company offering a competitive salary

 

Responsibilities

As an Oracle Developer, you will be responsible for the installation, configuration, maintenance, development and operation of Oracle databases, including troubleshooting, 3rd line support and performance testing.

  • Development – your main responsibility will be to add resource to the existing development team in the coding of new applications and in maintaining existing products
  • Support – on occasion you will be required to assist the support desk in solving user queries
  • Testing – a key responsibility will be to create and conduct an application testing program to improve the prototype products generated by the development team
  • You will be required to liaise with stakeholders and work in a small Agile team

Essential Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience with Oracle – PL/SQL development, ideally covering 12c
  • Database design, performance turning and optimisation
  • Understanding, maintaining and enhancing existing code base
  • Excellent communication
  • University Degree

Desirable Skills

  • Understanding of Asset Management/Investment management
  • Knowledge/experience in implementing advanced queuing
  • AWS
  • Azure DevOps/TF/VSTS

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 10% performance related bonus
  • 5 weeks holiday
  • Basic pension, private medial care, childcare voucher scheme

If this excellent opportunity sounds of interest to you, please apply with your CV

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019 10:01

Lead Java Developer

Endeavour Recruitment is looking for a Tech Lead Java Developer to join their client for a project building back-end solutions and working with system integration, based on micro services architecture. This is a contract based in Stockholm, for someone to start immediately with an end date of 30/06/2019, strong possibility of extension.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Driving technical vision within the development team, and working closely with developers to implement it
  • Working closely with the Architect team and other key stakeholders
  • Leading the team in technical matters, in collaboration with the Scrum Master and Team Manager
  • Ensuring that Best Practices are applied in the team’s Development and Maintenance methodology

Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience with Java
  • Experience working as Tech Lead/Lead Developer/System Architect/Lead Designer/Engineering Manager etc.
  • Experience with RESTFul APIs, Spring Framework and micro services
  • DevOps and Open Shift experience desirable
  • Experience setting up a Maintenance Team is beneficial
  • Previous experience working in the Finance industry is advantageous
  • Swedish and English Fluent

If this role would be of interest to you, please apply with your CV.

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Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent contract opportunity to join a large banking client in Belgium. 
 
Fluent Dutch or French is mandatory for this role. 
 
 
Role :
 
  • Work in a team of like-minded professionals to plan, deploy, and maintain critical business applications for a well-defined set of applications and customer communities.
  • Ensures end-to-end responsibility for the application portfolio.
 
Responsibilities 
 
  • Participate in the project planning activities
  • Design and develop new/changed services to meet functional and non-functional requirements
  • Assesses risks and identify critical service and system dependencies linked to the new / change service requests
  • Design the release package and establishes the final release configuration, including knowledge, information, hardware, software and infrastructure
  • Build the release
  • Test the release prior to independent testing and coordinate the integration and user acceptance tests within scope of work/responsibility
  • Establish and report outstanding known errors and workarounds
  • Provides input to support change authorisation and ensures all approvals are in place for standard changes
  • Support service deployment activities, either by deploying new modules and upgrades and complete fixes within the production environment or by making modules ready for production, which entails moving them according to specific procedures and documenting knowledge transfer
  • Provide support for the deployed service and lead the resolution of incidents and problems (L2 / L3 support)
  • Ensure day-to-day follow up of the different production flows for the applications portfolio and put in place a communication mechanism to inform stakeholders on issues occurred during the night
  • Ensure all system and operating documentation and knowledge is up to date and properly utilise
  • Drive improvements to processes and identify opportunities for automation to continuously improve the production environment
 
Please get in touch for further details on this excellent contract opportunity.
 
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Wednesday, 21 November 2018 09:43

DevOps Engineer

Endeavour Recruitment has an exciting new opportunity for a DevOps Engineer for a contract in Vienna.  Deep knowledge of DevOps and related tools essential.  Good knowledge of Java and SQL and working in an Agile environment.  This is initially a 12 month contract with a further 12 month renewal anticipated, offering a rate of €60EUR per hour.

The beautiful city of Vienna has recently been ranked as the most liveable city in the world.  This role will provide the opportunity for somebody to live and work in Vienna. Fluent English is essential and German is advantageous. 

 START DATE:  02/01/2019

INTERVIEWS:  04/12/2018 & 05/12/2018 & 07/12/2018

 

 The Role:

 

  • Providing an efficient delivery pipeline, covering build, deployment and test automation as well as provisioning of infrastructure components on premise and in cloud infrastructures
  • Devise concepts, evaluate tools & technologies to set up a delivery pipeline infrastructure
  • Support developers, testers and operations to automate every aspect of the delivery pipeline
  • Ensure efficient management in development, test and production environments
  • Devise and enforce policies for developers, testers and operations that guarantee a stable delivery pipeline
  • Establish solutions for logging and effective monitoring
  • Work as part of an agile delivery team (Scrum)

 

The Skills:

  •  Degree in Computer Science/related subject or significant work experience
  • Deep Knowledge of DevOps methods and related tools
  • Unix / Linux
  • Cloud / Virtualization / Containers
  • Shell Scripting
  • Java
  • SQL
  • Agile – Scrum and Kanban
  • Confluence and Jira
  • Fluent English – Excellent Communication Skills
  • German is advantageous

If you are an experienced DevOps Engineer with a passion for technology looking for a new and exciting opportunity, then please do not hesitate to apply!

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Tuesday, 26 June 2018 08:29

Solution Architect – Brussels

Endeavour Recruitment has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Solution Architect.  There are three contracts available.  French speaking is not essential but advantageous.  At least 10 years’ experience as a Solution Architect is essential.  Excellent rate of €550-€600 EUR per day.

 

 

The technical skills required for this role are:

  • Web Architecture:  Angular, Ionic, Apache Camel, Portal Architecture, Authentication/authorisation protocols (OpenID Connect, OAuth2)
  • Middleware Technologies (ESB API Gateway)
  • PaaS Technologies
  • RDBMS and NoSQL, HDFS
  • Network Knowledge:  LANs, Firewall and Filtering policies
  • Modelling Techniques:  UML, Archimate in Enterprise Architect Tool

Advantageous Skills:

  • Agile including Scaled Agile Framework such as SAFe and DevOps
  • Experience with Offshore Development
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability and willingness to learn new information quickly

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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Thursday, 22 March 2018 14:20

Java Backend Engineer

Looking to join a world leader in technology?

We have a fantastic long term contract opportunity for a Java Backend Engineer to join an exciting project on a 12 month + contract based in Belgium. Excellent career prospects!

Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant scientific field, be fluent in English, and have the following skills and experience.

Skills and experience :

  • 4+ years of back-end development experience
  • Java EE, Spring
  • RESTful services
  • Big Data tools and technologies such as
  • Hadoop, Spark
  • Redis, Cassandra
  • Splunk

               

Desirable skills:

Python

SQL

Excellent coding, reviewing and testing skills

Experience with continuous integration tools

Desirable experience:

  • Experience in fraud detection (in any industry: gaming, banking, insurance…)
  • Experience in data analytics and machine learning
  • Experience in DevOps
  • Cloud computing: AWS, Google Cloud
  • Data analytics: R, KNIME, WEKA, FICO, TensorFlow
  • Programming: Scala, Haskell

Please get in touch for further details.  Looking forward to your application!

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Wednesday, 24 January 2018 10:43

DevOps Specialist - Netherlands

Endeavour is looking for a DevOps Specialist to join a reputable,  multinational client in The Hague, initially for a 10 months contract.

The ideal DevOps specialist will be an excellent communicator and have strong interpersonal skills. Knowledge of another language – French or German – would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Review, propose and improve workflows intended for the future state of the CI/CD pipeline;
  • Support the technical personnel in delivering solutions that adhere to the principles, policies and patterns established in the enterprise architecture;
  • Design, code and engineer, integrate, test, correct and document customisations;
  • Adhere where appropriate to the overall enterprise architecture through the delivery of solutions, solution architectures and models, design patterns, principles, models, requirements, standards and policies of security;
  • Perform the necessary implementations, customizations and integrations, based on the current platform state and setup, to update and to deliver Container-based deployments;
  • Interface with corresponding directorates as well as with other contracting services, e.g. in the context of plugin maintenance and process automation;
  • Perform platform maintenance tasks and support build projects in case of issues and in their evolution;
  • Support the introduction of Git/Bitbucket and HipChat, especially during the project’s guarantee phase and maintenance;
  • Maintain related process automation implemented in Java and JavaScript in the form of a Bitbucket plugin integrating the Git application server with the HipChat collaboration server, implement related changes and fixes (where applicable) to this toolset integration automation;
  • Support the newly created Container-based CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise test setup by implementing related changes (if needed);
  • Design and implement a Container-based platform system test spanning SCM, Jenkins, Nexus and potentially SonarQube;
  • Deliver solutions to open, build platform-related Jira tickets, especially for (but not restricted to) Nexus, SonarQube, Docker/Container-related, Maven/Maven-plugin-related;
  • Develop and implement a REST API-based HipChat data export and import option;
  • Trigger and support either SVN-to-Git migration or guide the introduction of code access restriction for development projects that have stayed/decided to stay on Subversion (the process for access restriction is known);

 

Required skills and experience

  • University degree
  • Experience with multi-sourcing delivery environments;
  • Expert knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery practices;
  • DevOps mentality;
  • Expert knowledge on Distributed Source Code Management solutions and corresponding work flow models;
  • Strong implementation and development skills;
  • Ability to create and maintain technical documentation;
  • Knowledge of ITIL v3;
  • Good troubleshooting capabilities;
  • Good Communication skills, interpersonal skills and analytical skills.
  • Being active in a multi-cultural environment, the applicant shall have a very good level of English (oral and written).

 

You will also have demonstrable knowledge/experience of as many as possible of the following technical skills:

  • Expert knowledge in the tools which are part of the build and deployment platform (such as SVN, Git/Bitbucket, HipChat, CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise, Maven, Nexus, SonarQube);
  • Demonstrated experience with plugin development for Bitbucket and Maven;
  • Expert knowledge in the area of Software Containers/Docker;
  • AMF and ADS expert knowledge;
  • Knowledge in Middle-tier (web services, web clients, backend of web clients, REST, Java/Groovy, JBoss);
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, Node.js, npm and related frameworks;
  • Good knowledge of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and shell scripting (bash);
  • Good knowledge of JEE technologies;

Please apply for further details on this not-to-be-missed contract opportunity!

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Monday, 16 October 2017 11:23

Technical Test Analyst / The Hague

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent contract opportunity for a skilled Technical Test Analyst to join a European client in the Hague on an initial 3-month contract with strong possibility of extension.

Required skills and experience :

  • 5 years + Software testing experience
  • 3 + years experience organizing/executing Non-Functional Systems or Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT) of developed applications and/or tests on ICT infrastructure changes covering aspects such as efficiency, backup & restore, disaster recovery, ICT security, monitoring, installations.
  • 1 year + experience in testing of (Windows/Linux) servers and network infrastructure, including aspects like VLANs, firewalls, load balancing, certificates, server hardening and patching.
  • A years experience testing client infrastructure, ie PC/laptop/mobile/tablet/printer including operating system upgrades, hardening, GPOs, Client apps, Client virtualization.
  • 6 months + experience in testing/scripting infrastructure packages in relation to servers in a virtualized environment (eg VMware) using DevOps approaches.
  • A minimum of 6 months experiences testing of supporting services, such as Active Directory, LDAP, MS Exchange, PKI, Queueing systems.
  • Knowledge of continuous testing of ICT infrastructure packages deployed using a DevOps approach.
  • Knowledge of scripting with PowerShell
  • Knowledge on structured test approaches & techniques on higher test levels (eg System-testing, Operational Acceptance Testing)
  • Knowledge of testing the following Software Quality Characteristics: Functionality, Technical Security, Usability, Efficiency, Reliability, Maintainability, Portability.
  • Knowledge of security vulnerability scanning tools (eg NESSUS, OWASP ZAP).
  • Knowledge of using performance test tools (eg Visual Studio Load tests, HP Loadrunner, jMeter).
  • Knowledge of centralised monitoring tools (eg SCOM, Nagios) and/or, virtualization consoles (eg vSphere).
  • ISTQB and/or ITIL certified

Please get in touch for further details regarding this role.

 

 

 

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