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Wednesday, 02 November 2022 14:49

Cloud Infrastructure Analyst

Cloud Infrastructure Analyst contract opportunity!

Calling for an experienced Cloud Infrastructure Analyst to join a London based client for a contract opportunity.

The role is hybrid and would be initially till end of March 2023, with possibility of extension.

Our client is looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Analyst who will be BAU support to servers within their Azure infrastructure: they need someone with very good Azure infrastructure and server skills. Experience and skills around Endpoint Manager is also required.

Skills/knowledge required:

  • Experience of working as a Cloud Analyst in a complex environment with a hybrid infrastructure based on systems hosted internally and externally, including PaaS and SaaS
  • High degree of technical expertise as well as business understanding
  • Ability to manage tasks in a matrix environment
  • Good working knowledge of a Project Management Framework
  • Experience of working within an ITIL Framework
  • Developing and managing relationships across IT and within the Business
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex infrastructure issues
  • Manage simultaneously and conflicting priorities
  • Must have a good knowledge in the following areas:

             Administering public cloud infrastructure such as Microsoft Azure specifically:

- Azure Backup and Site Recovery

- Azure Monitor

- Azure Arc

- Azure Bastion

- Azure Active Directory

- Azure Sentinel

- Azure Policy

- MS Office 365

- Network protocols including the configuration of network

routers and switches, LAN/WAN, wireless access points

- Network and Systems Security

- Microsoft Active Directory and Windows 2012/2016 Servers

- Microsoft System Centre Suite (SCCM, SCOM, SCSM)

- Web Application Management, Firewall Management and

Security

- Unified communication and VoIP Technology and

preferable knowledge in Telephony solutions (Mitel)

- Windows workstation operating systems, mobile phones,

tablets and other end user computing devices

- Printers

  • Good understanding of operations and business priorities

Please get in touch to discuss this opportunity in further details ASAP.

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Friday, 30 September 2022 13:16

SAP Finance specialist

SAP Finance profile required ASAP for a 6 months contract with one of our leading clients based in Portsmouth.

The role is remote.

Our client is looking for a SAP Finance Contractor to be responsible for the analysis, design, configuration and support of the SAP FI-CO modules and related solutions to meet the needs of the SAP Programme, Projects/Changes and service to meet their business needs.

The selected SAP Finance Contractor will cover the following deliverable tasks:

  • Provides specialist level functional and configuration support for the SAP solutions in the FI-CO modules of ECC 6 and Treasury.
  • Excellent configuration, support and business process knowledge of master data, GL, AP, AR, Banks Communications/Service, Asset accounting, Treasury and Payroll.
  • Excellent configuration and support knowledge of cost element, cost centre, internal orders, product costing, profitability analysis and profit center accounting.
  • Detailed understanding of configuration dependencies and integration points between separate functional modules of SAP (PS/Treasury/Logistics/Procurement/HR)
  • Conducts or participates in user requirements gathering, blueprinting & documentation designs.
  • Ensures all Business Processes, Functional specification, Technical specifications, Test scripts and Training documentation are created and up to date.
  • Ensure compliance to existing standards, and development of required data and reporting standards.
  • Ensure the integrity of the finance configuration in the SAP systems across multiple landscapes.
  • Support business implementations by sharing best practice configuration skills.
  • Assist with responding to user requirements, problem resolution, develop designs, and process modeling.
  • Conduct configuration changes to accommodate change requests and prototype activities.
  • Demonstrate proof of concept and assist in training activities
  • Perform initial testing of problem fixes, change request, enhancements, and new functionality.
  • Work with the Service Desk, SAP Functional and Support analysts to facilitate incident & problem resolution.
  • Work with SAP and relevant third parties to resolve software issues.
  • Keep abreast of SAP releases, enhancements/new functionality and perform application research.
  • Participate in release upgrade or new functionality/enhancement assessments and make recommendations.
  • Perform break/fix analysis and recommend solutions for finance related processes.
  • Develops functional specifications and works with BASIS and ABAP personnel resources to complete object development and testing.
  • Understands the business processes and how the application supports the processes.
  • Understands and applies used methodologies and procedures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • A university degree or relevant experience in Finance or Information Management.
  • 10 Years of hands-on SAP Finance (FI-CO) solution design, support and configuration experience.
  • Proven experience in Banking Communications/Services and Treasury
  • Integration experience with Logistics, Banking, Treasury, Procurement, Project Systems and HR/Payroll.
  • Excellent understanding the RTR, PTP, TMS and HR Processes as it interacts with FI-CO as per the standard SAP process model.

DESIRED:

 

  • SAP Certified – Finance
  • Exposure to ITIL Framework
  • Experience or exposure to IT Governance.

 

Security:

Must have UK Nationality and be able to gain SC clearance

Please get in touch ASAP for further details!

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Thursday, 15 September 2022 15:06

IT Data Developer

IT DATA DEVELOPER

Endeavour has an exciting 6 months’ contract opportunity with a housing sector client based in Coventry. There is flexibility to work fully remotely.

Our client is looking for an experience Data developer to support our client’s team with their current project.

Housing sector software experience would be a strong advantage for this Data Developer role.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering on SQL driven ActiveH workflows to ensure quality, consistency and efficiency.
  • Delivering data integrations between our client and third-party organisations, including stock transfer with other housing associations.
  • Delivering SQL reporting solutions in line with business needs
  • Delivering implementation and testing of new software and upgrades.
  • Undertaking the role of 3rd line support on problems and queries.
  • Promoting adoption of new technologies to simplify processes and solutions.
  • Ensuring data security and information governance policies are adhered to throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Working with the business to develop and support its reporting requirements, this includes the creation of system generated reports/dashboards
  • Subject matter expert in SQL Server technologies (SQL, SSIS, SSRS)
  • Subject matter expert in development practices including: Azure Devops, source control (TVFS, GiT), automated unit testing and deployment pipelines.
  • Utilising and promoting the use of Azure technologies within business solutions, such as SQL VM’s, Azure SQL databases, Key Vaults, Data Factory, Synapse.

Required skills/experience:

  • Experience of Microsoft operating system and applications
  • High level of Report Writing tools and practices
  • High level of Database Architecture and Design
  • High level of SQL Stored Procedures
  • High level of SSIS
  • High level of SSRS
  • High level of Reporting Development Tools
  • High level of Database technologies
  • High level of software development lifecycle practices utilising a devops CI/CD approach.
  • Experience implementing best practices
  • Ability to analyse and document complex business processes
  • Experience interacting directly with end users for both projects and day to day work
  • Prioritise multiple tasks effectively and successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Experience of using Source Control tools

Please get in touch ASAP for further details on an excellent contract opportunity!

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Wednesday, 13 July 2022 14:21

Software Developer / JavaScript / PHP

Excellent, long term contact opportunity for a Software Developer with 5 years’ experience JavaScript and PHP experience.

Candidate will be required to be based in or close to Luxembourg as onsite presence will be necessary.

The role is part of the Service Design department under the responsibility of the Lead Architect, and specifically part of a development team of 14 persons with a dev leader and deputy.

This team creates and maintains the customer portal and internal tooling.
The developer will analyses the business needs for new forms to be created, estimates the effort, implements, tests, and releases.
The ideal candidate has worked in a large-scale IT environment and has experience with Javascript development and some PHP development.

Required experience:

  • Analysing requirements, development tests and releases
  • Very good skills and experience in Javascript development
  • Skills and experience with PHP development
  • Experience with PHP Symfony
  • Experience with React
  • API and web services
  • Task follow-up tools such as Jira
  • ITIL Foundation certified
  • Able and used to working according to an Agile methodology
  • Ability to work and communicate in a multi-cultural environment
  • Service-oriented mind-set
  • Ability to communicate in writing and verbally in a clear and concise manner
  • Initiative, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) is essential. Any other European language is a plus
  • At least 5 years experience with software development in medium- to large-scale IT environments with some Javascript and PHP development involved
  • EU citizenship
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Thursday, 09 June 2022 15:18

Cloud and Tooling Support Administrator

Excellent long term contract opportunity for an Amazon AWS Cloud solutions engineer to help maintain, troubleshoot the infrastructure and provide support to internal cloud-based tools.
You will be part of a talented and multilingual team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security for a Leading European Organisation.

Service4Developers is the entry point of autonomous Cloud sandbox development environment.
PublicCloud will be a highly automated Cloud Hosting solution based on WildFly/PostgreSQL.
Qualified engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.

Profiles
At least 3 year professional experience within large-scale Data Centre environments
At least 6 months of professional experience on cloud environments

Responsibilities
Create and maintain AWS stacks.
Monitoring tooling performance and production jobs
Troubleshoot end-user incidents on infrastructure level only
On-call interventions
Receiving, logging and managing requests from customers via ticketing
Log analysis
Maintain and amend procedures
Reporting
Participate in meetings and training related to the position
Liaise with other technical teams for problem resolution

Requirements
BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
AWS Cloud experience, certification is appreciated
Proven working experience with UNIX /Linux based environments
A knowledge in the following domain would be considered as an asset (level 1):
Basic to advanced networking principles (e.g: NACL, routing)
ORACLE Database and SQL knowledge
Scripting skills (e.g., powershell, Python)
ITIL knowledge
ITSM Tools knowledge (SMT, BMC Atrium, Patrol, Proactive Net …)
Experience with a monitoring system
Kubernetes and tools around k8s ecosystem
AWS CDK
DevOps, GitOps principles
A knowledge in the following domain would be considered as nice to have
Artefact store knowledge (Nexus)
Sonatype products
Workflow automation
Monitoring Dynatrace, Pandora

Knowledge/experience:
IT degree
English fluent is mandatory (speaking & writing), French is an asset
First IT Service Desk/IT Support experience
You are able to work in shifts (8 AM – 8 PM)

Please get in touch for further details.

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Friday, 23 April 2021 09:49

SharePoint/MS365 Architect

100% remote opportunity for a SharePoint/MS365 Architect for a multinational client in The Hague.

Required skills :

University degree in Computer Science/Information Systems and at least 8 years of experience in enterprise architecture.

Long and broad experience with Microsoft 365 aspects and related products.

Extensive experience with SharePoint 2019 aspects and related products.

Extensive practice of security hardening in all MS-Teams and SharePoint aspects (experience with Microsoft Security Assessments is an asset).

Sound knowledge of FAST search.

Experience with AutoSPInstaller, PowerShell DSC automated installation, ShareGate, and SPDocKit.

Certified Professional for Requirement Engineer is an asset.

ITIL certified is an asset.

Experience in integration between Zoom, Microsoft 365 is an asset.

Experience on MS-Power platform.

Strategic views; bring industry practices and disciplines.

Highly motivated, pro-active and service oriented.

Ability to work with people of different cultures and in remote locations.

Charismatic; outstanding written and oral communication skills.

Fluent in English.

Deliverable skills:

Make users more self-conscious about the degree of sensitivity of the information they are processing on MS 365.

Implement security settings based on the labels for MS 365.

Propose a unified labelling system at the container level, implement of a Proof of Concept, and to critically assess the passage into production on MS 365.

Make a selection of innovative opportunities and build and fully document a Proof of Concept which can then be implemented in production for MS 365.

Audit SharePoint 2019 systems and recommend an action plan for hardening the security of SharePoint and its connected infrastructure (network, DBs, Active Directory).

Follow up of the implementation in SharePoint 2019 with regular discussions on the progress and a detailed final report on the action points which were implemented.

Mitigate major Microsoft 365 and SharePoint 2019 problems.

Improve the integration between Zoom, Microsoft 365.

Build and fully document a Proof of Concept which new Zoom features can then be implemented in production.

Please get in touch for further details.

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Friday, 26 March 2021 14:43

Application Operations Manager

APPLICATION OPERATIONS MANAGER required for long-term contract opportunity with global reputable organisation, based in Switzerland.

This is an excellent remote contract!

As an Application Operations Manager, you will be responsible for release, deployment and operation of a diverse portfolio of complex projects and business applications, providing a support role to the owners of business applications and ensuring operational efficiency, compliance, risk mitigation and the achievement of business area results. You will also help with onboarding of resources and setting up of development environments. 

 The selected Application Operations Manager will cover the following deliverable tasks:

  • Be the first point of contact for application specific incidents. Provide analysis and details to business clients and development teams.
  • Be responsible for maintaining of the lists of application specific incidents. Identify and analyse causes, prioritize improvements and work with teams on fixes.
  • Working close with development and other client teams, continuously improve monitoring, alerting and resolution capabilities. Provide technical leadership and oversee the planning, design, implementation, and support of a wide range of varied and complex business software systems from release and operations point of view.
  • Support and help business teams with onboarding, setting up of environments, access and using the systems. Input, correct and review business data if required.
  • Support and help development teams with onboarding, setting up of environments, access to systems, interpretation of operational data, release management and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Keep up to date with the latest technologies and methodologies, anticipate and analyse technological trends and assess their impact for delivering and supporting complex software applications.
  • Ensure collaborative and active stakeholder engagement. Manage relationships between IT and business areas in major functional areas with multiple lines of service with a view to understanding and anticipating business and IT needs and establishing clear service expectations.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Required skills/experience:

•             Advanced university degree in computer science, information science or other closely related field. A first-level university degree, preferably in computer or information science, plus two years of relevant experience in addition to the experience required below may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

 Desirable: ITIL or another service and/or project management framework

 •            At least 5 years of experience in the provision of IT services working with the development and deployment of major IT systems. 

•             Significant hands-on experience in monitoring, problem analysis, prioritization and optimization.

•             Good understanding of release management and SDLC

•             Hands-on experience in at least 2 of the following technical areas:

o             Monitoring and alerting in AWS environment

o             CI/CD in AWS cloud

o             CI/CD of Java based applications

o             Data backup, recovery and migration

•             Experience or training in at least 2 of the following:

o             ITIL or another service management framework

o             Managing defects and incidents

o             Business continuity practices and/or ISO Quality Management Standards

o             PRINCE2 or another project management framework

•             Demonstrated soft skills in critical thinking, creativity, problem solving and adaptability.

•             Ability to cultivate innovation and manage change. Proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives and accountability in delivering results.

•             Ability to communicate on technical issues with a diverse audience. Excellent analytical skills.

•             Excellent written and oral communication skills.

•             Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Please apply ASAP or get in touch for more info on this not-to-be-missed long-term opportunity!

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Monday, 23 March 2020 15:42

Citrix System Engineer

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent remote,  contract opportunity for a Fluent French and English speaking Citrix System Engineer.

The Role:

  • Strong experience in a production environment in Citrix and Microsoft technology (physical and/or virtual)
  • Infrastructure project management experience
  • Good understanding of IT security, patching, update and upgrade.
  • Collaboration with provider to solve incident and problem for the customer and improve system performance.
  • Industrialization and automatization is preferable
  • The main required qualities are autonomy, rigor and a personal desire to move towards automation solutions and the ability to work in a team.

Essential skills:

  • French and English knowledge are mandatory (speaking & writing)
  • Excellent communication skills and organisational skills
  • Team player
  • Minimum 5-year experience is considered as an asset
  • Strong knowledge in Citrix environment
  • Good knowledge in Active Directory administration
  • Good experience with troubleshooting Exchange issues.
  • You will be a self-motivated achiever who gains satisfaction from providing excellent
  • customer service
  • You are potentially able to assume on call duty service with the team.

Desirable skills:

  • An ITIL qualification is preferable but not essential
  • Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, NetScaler, XenMobile, ShareFile Scripting PowerShell
  • Windows Environment (Active Directory, SQL, Roles Windows Server)
  • SCCM
  • Microsoft Azure & Office 365 is preferable.
  • Security (Trend Micro, ESET, Sophos) basic knowledge
  • VMware, basic understanding
  • Veeam or other backup tools, basic understanding
  • Network understanding.

Please get in touch for further details.

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Friday, 20 March 2020 13:23

Infrastructure Support Engineer

Are you an experienced Infrastructure Support Engineer looking for a long term contract?

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent, long term contract opportunity to work in Cape Town.

Vibrant, great weather and excellent surroundings!

Daily tasks and responsibilities:

•             Responsible for handling Network/Datacenter related tickets and incidents.

•             Monitor the network/Datacenter environment.

•             Troubleshoot the incidents and find the right solution.

•             Work together with your team members to adapt the environment to the needs of the business.

•             Implement new change requests.

Requirements:

•             2-5 years’ experience as a Support Engineer or a relevant degree/certificate.

•             Broad knowledge of IT infrastructure and especially Networking.

•             Passionate about Networking, team player and willing to learn and develop your skills.

•             Fluent in English, knowledge of a second language would be advantageous.

•             Technology certifications are a plus.

•             Knowledge of Standard IT processes and methodologies are a plus (ITIL).

If you are you flexible, enthusiastic, responsive with a global mindset? If so,  please apply for further details on this not to be missed contract opportunity.

Published in Jobs
Friday, 06 September 2019 13:58

Project Manager

A large international defence organisation is seeking a Project Manager to join them based in their Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium for a long-term contract. You will be working on a project implementing and analysing large scale systems. Rate flexible depending on experience.

To be successful in this Project Manager role you must have the following experience –

  • Project Management experience
  • Project Management for IT Projects and Solutions
  • Public Sector experience would be beneficial
  • Previous experience working on implementation projects
  • PRINCE 2 Practitioner
  • ITIL Certified is beneficial
  • Hold at a minimum level valid SC Clearance (security check) or NATO Secret or equivalent. Or hold DV Clearance (developed vetting), COSMIC Top Secret, or equivalent

Please apply asap to be considered for this Project Manager role.

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