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Wednesday, 12 October 2022 15:26

Solution Architect

Experienced Solution Architect required to join a Leading client, onsite in Amsterdam.

The design and communication of end-to-end solutions to enable and guide the design and development

of integrated solutions across multiple platforms that meet current and future business needs.

Professional qualifications

  • BCS, TOGAF, SWEBOK or other equivalent and valid architecture certificates
  • Relevant professional qualifications in designing cloud-based solutions (e.g.Azure, PowerApps Portal, MS Dynamics 365, MS SharePoint Online, SAP, SuccessFactors, ServiceNow, Salesforce)

Role specific experience

  • Proven record in designing and delivering end-to-end business solutions implemented across multiple components, platforms and technologies (both cloud and on-prem);
  • Experience using agile software development methodologies (i.e. Scaled Agile Framework, Kanban, Scrum and other lean techniques);
  • Strong knowledge Microsoft cloud technologies (Microsoft Dynamics Portals, Microsoft SharePointOnline Experience in working with Azure DevOps, JIRA SDLC and ServiceNow modules (IT Operations Management Visibility, IT Service Management
  • Professional and Customer Service Modules) is desired

Role specific skills, competencies & responsibilities

  • Lead the creation and review of an end-to-end domain architecture and processes to support the strategic requirements of the business. Identify the business benefits of alternative strategies.
  • Ensure compliance between business strategies, enterprise architecture and technology directions, setting strategies, policies, standards and practices.
  • Develop and present business cases, for high-level initiatives and approvals.
  • Create and communicate multiple design views to identify and balance the concerns of all stakeholders of the domain design and to allow for both functional and non-functional requirements. Identify and evaluates alternative design options and trade-offs.
  • Ensure that domain architecture decisions are justified and documented.
  • Assess and manage associated risks.
  • Ensure that platforms and components selected for delivery of a domain specific solution are integrated to achieve domain objectives.
  • Provide effort / cost estimates and work breakdown structure.
  • Present domain architecture to governance bodies, address resulting architectural actions and participate in the overall IT governance structures.
  • Collaborates strongly with architects in developing the solution, by applying the architectural principles

Topic Description

  • Partner with Platform Architects and Managers from the Strategic Platforms department in order to assess and optimise domain functional requirements and augment with technical requirements from the platform
  • architecture.
  • Partner with the Enterprise Architect to ensure that the domain architecture fits into the broader enterprise architecture.
  • Partner with Customer Portfolio Leads from the Customer Advocacy in order to assess and incorporate business needs and requirements to build these into technical solutions and platform architecture,
  • Contribute to solutions testing and identify potential improvements to the domain solution, processes and to the strategic platforms according to agreed designs/requirements;
  • Collaborates with Business Analysis function in identifying and preventing risks from the requirements gathering phase and all through the lifecycle

    Experienced Solution Architect required to join a Leading client, onsite in Amsterdam.

    The design and communication of end-to-end solutions to enable and guide the design and development

    of integrated solutions across multiple platforms that meet current and future business needs.

    Professional qualifications

  • BCS, TOGAF, SWEBOK or other equivalent and valid architecture certificates
  • Relevant professional qualifications in designing cloud-based solutions (e.g.Azure, PowerApps Portal, MS Dynamics 365, MS SharePoint Online, SAP, SuccessFactors, ServiceNow, Salesforce)
  • Role specific experience

  • Proven record in designing and delivering end-to-end business solutions implemented across multiple components, platforms and technologies (both cloud and on-prem);
  • Experience using agile software development methodologies (i.e. Scaled Agile Framework, Kanban, Scrum and other lean techniques);
  • Strong knowledge Microsoft cloud technologies (Microsoft Dynamics Portals, Microsoft SharePointOnline Experience in working with Azure DevOps, JIRA SDLC and ServiceNow modules (IT Operations Management Visibility, IT Service Management
  • Professional and Customer Service Modules) is desired
  • Role specific skills, competencies & responsibilities

  • Lead the creation and review of an end-to-end domain architecture and processes to support the strategic requirements of the business. Identify the business benefits of alternative strategies.
  • Ensure compliance between business strategies, enterprise architecture and technology directions, setting strategies, policies, standards and practices.
  • Develop and present business cases, for high-level initiatives and approvals.
  • Create and communicate multiple design views to identify and balance the concerns of all stakeholders of the domain design and to allow for both functional and non-functional requirements. Identify and evaluates alternative design options and trade-offs.
  • Ensure that domain architecture decisions are justified and documented.
  • Assess and manage associated risks.
  • Ensure that platforms and components selected for delivery of a domain specific solution are integrated to achieve domain objectives.
  • Provide effort / cost estimates and work breakdown structure.
  • Present domain architecture to governance bodies, address resulting architectural actions and participate in the overall IT governance structures.
  • Collaborates strongly with architects in developing the solution, by applying the architectural principles
  • Topic Description

  • Partner with Platform Architects and Managers from the Strategic Platforms department in order to assess and optimise domain functional requirements and augment with technical requirements from the platform
  • architecture.
  • Partner with the Enterprise Architect to ensure that the domain architecture fits into the broader enterprise architecture.
  • Partner with Customer Portfolio Leads from the Customer Advocacy in order to assess and incorporate business needs and requirements to build these into technical solutions and platform architecture,
  • Contribute to solutions testing and identify potential improvements to the domain solution, processes and to the strategic platforms according to agreed designs/requirements;
  • Collaborates with Business Analysis function in identifying and preventing risks from the requirements gathering phase and all through the lifecycle of the solution
  • Support continuous knowledge transfer to team members and transparent approach in sharing risks/issues/dependencies
  • Autonomous in managing activities based on priorities given by the Project Manager
  • Report outcome of testing through the relevant tools
  • Identify potential improvements to the process and to the software products according to agreed designs/requirements;
  • Experience working with key users in a fast paced and changing business environment to design and develop software that meets business needs;
  • Experience of the full development lifecycle of complex large scale and multiuser applications;
  • Production of the relevant technical documentation, such as system designs, class designs and documentation for the support team;
  • Capacity to assist the support team in training the users of the system;
  • A strong technical background, specifically the delivery of complex software systems;
  • Knowledge in IT Service Management and/or Risk frameworks, and/or international standards.
  • Please don’t hesitate to apply for further details.

    of the solution
  • Support continuous knowledge transfer to team members and transparent approach in sharing risks/issues/dependencies
  • Autonomous in managing activities based on priorities given by the Project Manager
  • Report outcome of testing through the relevant tools
  • Identify potential improvements to the process and to the software products according to agreed designs/requirements;
  • Experience working with key users in a fast paced and changing business environment to design and develop software that meets business needs;
  • Experience of the full development lifecycle of complex large scale and multiuser applications;
  • Production of the relevant technical documentation, such as system designs, class designs and documentation for the support team;
  • Capacity to assist the support team in training the users of the system;
  • A strong technical background, specifically the delivery of complex software systems;
  • Knowledge in IT Service Management and/or Risk frameworks, and/or international standards.

Please don’t hesitate to apply for further details.

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Tuesday, 26 July 2022 16:43

Project Manager

Project Manager             

Our client, a prestigious company and brand requires a Project Manager to join the team.

The Project Management role involves launching customer-facing digital products, internal systems implementations, website development, and business integrations. The role holder is responsible for ensuring projects are scoped and delivered to time, budget and quality constraints. The role requires establishing good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and ensuring effective communication is achieved.

Responsibilities:

Manage software / systems development or implementation projects

Manage other projects as required

The role:

Scope and manage the end-to-end delivery of new projects to time, scope and budget and within agreed quality parameters 

Apply project management principles to projects, eg Develop full scale project plans; Create and maintain risk logs, issue logs and change request documentation; Lead status meetings; Provide status reports for projects etc

Proactively manage tasks, ensuring resources are deployed and deadlines are met

Ensure prompt escalation to senior management when project deliverables are at risk

Manage stakeholders across the business to ensure effective requirements gathering and ongoing communication throughout the project lifecycle

Own, manage and maintain key supplier relationships and act as a point of reference/project planning advice for internal teams

Support the Project Office with lessons learned, best practices, and standardised methodologies

Technical:

Project manage all elements of the software development lifecycle (e.g. requirements, development, testing, rollout) working with internal stakeholders and external suppliers

Use JIRA for above tasks

Use Confluence for key project documents

Financial Responsibility/Authority:

Establish, monitor and report on budgets, escalating to relevant project team members if appropriate

Suggest ways of reducing costs whilst maintaining quality

Project mentoring and support:

Provide informal mentoring and support on projects (possibly also participate in training workshops) for staff who need to develop their technical skills/understanding relating to projects

 

For further details, please don’t hesitate to apply.

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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, 23 June 2022 16:08

DevOps Coordinator

DevOps Co-Ordinator required for a contract position with a leading technology client based in Cork.

You will act as a Release Co-Ordinator, you will manage the process of planning, scheduling and controlling a software build through different stages and environments; including coordinating with the deployment teams to ensure successful implementation.

Our client is looking for a DevOps Co-Ordinator with excellent organisation and communication skills at all levels.

The successful DevOps Co-Ordinator will be responsible for:

 

  • Preparing release builds in Java and Angular and build new projects before a release.
  • Supporting multiple project teams and codebases to enable the deployment of application releases to controlled test and production environments.
  • Verifying that releases are deployed correctly and monitor code migration between environments.
  • Monitoring JIRA to track and maintain the status of all scheduled releases.
  • Creating planned and emergency release builds and implementation plans.
  • Providing team with issues and resolution steps taken during Monthly Enterprise release weekends.
  • Working with Change Management to ensure Change Tickets (ServiceNow) are correct and have the required paperwork in place.
  • Submitting release builds for monthly security scanning (Snyk and Checkmarx).
  • Improving the process of building and deploying artefacts to test and production environments (automate builds and scans).
  • Adhering to and promoting internal information security policies and procedures.
  • Supporting software configuration management policies and procedures.
  • Supporting intake of production support MBP JIRAs and incidents
  • Working with BAs and development to provide LOEs for monthly release packages
  • Working with BAs and development to improve the production support process
  • Attending meetings with business to discuss the availability of resources for monthly packages

Required skills/experience:

  • Experience working with the following are essential:
  • Git and Git branches  
  • Bamboo/Artifactory
  • Unix and/or Linux platforms
  • Experience working with the following are desired but not essential:
  • Maven
  • DevOps
  • Experience in SDLC methodologies/software development/release/process and configuration management
  • Experience in Java, Python and Angular programming desired but not essential

Send us your CV or get in touch for more info on this great contract opportunity!

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Saturday, 11 June 2022 11:25

Web Product Manager

Our client, a globally recognized publishing company and brand are looking for an experienced and innovative Web Product Manager, to join their Marketing & Website team.   This role is a permanent position and will be hybrid working with 2-days at our clients office in London. 

As a Web Product Manager, you will help to ensure our websites deliver an excellent user experience to our direct customers and wider audiences, working with the website and project office teams on the management of the enhancements and development roadmap. 

The role:

  • Track and record user engagement and optimize user journeys
  • Review relevant competitor products to ensure that our clients platforms are market-leading in terms of user experience and user engagement
  • Lead programmes of user experience research to ensure that understanding of their users’ online user journeys and needs, deciding on the best method to use in each case (e.g. interviews, focus groups, card sorting, usage analytics)
  • Capture findings from user experience research and translate into clear and prioritized business requirements
  • Produce wireframes, mockups and interactive prototypes as appropriate to assist with user research, internal discussion and presenting to stakeholders
  • Ensure a programme of continuous improvement, encompassing visual design, information architecture, navigation and user flow
  • Write user stories for developers, detailing requirements
  • Monitor sites for bugs and improvements, respond to stakeholder requests for product enhancements, and prioritise requirements based on business priority
  • Liaise with the project office team for major enhancement projects


What we are looking for: 

  • 3 years’ experience of digital product management, with a demonstrable record of delivering successful digital products
  • Experience of JIRA or similar software development tools
  • Understanding of the needs of website users
  • Understanding of project management & development processes
  • Experience of gathering & interpreting web usage analytics
  • Experience of conducting quantitative and qualitative market research
  • Excellent implementation and time-management skills
  • A firm grasp of web usability issues
  • An excellent eye for detail and a logical, problem-solving approach

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can bring real value, please apply ASAP to be shortlisted.

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Thursday, 09 June 2022 10:14

Project Manager

Project Manager             

Our client, a globally recognized company and brand requires a Project Manager to join the team.

The Project Management role involves launching customer-facing digital products, internal systems implementations, website development, and business integrations. The role holder is responsible for ensuring projects are scoped and delivered to time, budget and quality constraints. The role requires establishing good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and ensuring effective communication is achieved.

Responsibilities:

Manage software / systems development or implementation projects

Manage other projects as required

Scope and manage the end-to-end delivery of new projects to time, scope and budget and within agreed quality parameters 

Apply project management principles to projects, eg Develop full scale project plans; Create and maintain risk logs, issue logs and change request documentation; Lead status meetings; Provide status reports for projects etc

Proactively manage tasks, ensuring resources are deployed and deadlines are met

Ensure prompt escalation to senior management when project deliverables are at risk

Manage stakeholders across the business to ensure effective requirements gathering and ongoing communication throughout the project lifecycle

Own, manage and maintain key supplier relationships and act as a point of reference/project planning advice for internal teams

Support the Project Office with lessons learned, best practices, and standardised methodologies

Technical:

Project manage all elements of the software development lifecycle (e.g. requirements, development, testing, rollout) working with internal stakeholders and external suppliers

Use JIRA for above tasks

Use Confluence for key project documents

Required Experience:

Experience of managing software development or systems implementation projects

Knowledge of and experience using project management methodology: Prince2 or PMI or Agile

Experience of managing testing

Familiarity with MS Project, JIRA and Confluence

Excellent stakeholder management skills

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Problem solving and analytical mind

Proactive, "can-do" attitude

Be an innovative self-starter

Have an excellent eye for detail

Ability to meet deadlines and juggle workloads

Desirable

 

Experience in a web-related role in Academic or Professional Publishing and understanding of this sector

Experience in project managing content-rich digital products

Good working knowledge of XML

Understanding of eCommerce website development

Knowledge of and experience using business analysis techniques, eg understanding of ETL and data modelling

High-level knowledge of financial concepts

For further details, Please don’t hesitate to apply

 

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Friday, 08 October 2021 10:40

Selenium expert

Calling for Selenium experts!

Endeavour has a long-term contract opportunity for a Selenium specialist to join a reputable banking sector client, based in Luxembourg.

The role will be a mix of onsite/home-based work: the expectation is to work onsite at least 1 day per week.

The selected Selenium specialist profile will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Develop test scenarios for functional, integration, usability and performance testing based on business and technical requirements
  • Implement tests automation using Katalon/Selenium (FE and BE)
  • Write test scripts for manual tests and create test data for complex integrated system
  • Maintain existing test suite (auto and manual)
  • Support the application releases, by monitoring and stabilizing the existing automated test suites execution
  • Build test plan, perform test execution, report issues and perform quality checks after issue resolution
  • Participate in manual regression testing
  • Reviews test scenarios, scripts and test data developed by other team members
  • Document testing activities (management of test execution results in test management tool, contribute to creation of test reports and quality assurance metrics)

Experience/Functional and technical skills requested:

  • Proven experience in a testing environment in cross-functional teams  (2+ years)
  • Proven hands - on experience in script development using scripting languages (2+ years)
  • Experience using test management/tracking tools (e.g. JIRA, Xray)
  • Experience with test automation Selenium with JAVA mandatory, SoapUI, source code repository (e.g GitHub), continuous integration tool (Jenkins)
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • SQL, relational databases
  • Katalon experience is considered an advantage
  • Strong organizational skills, good time management skills
  • Very good communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related (technical) degree/diploma will be considered an asset
  • Experience in financial/ banking domain will be considered an asset
  • Test/QA certifications is a plus

Send your CV ASAP or get in touch for further details!

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Tuesday, 21 September 2021 17:46

Node Developer

Calling for an experienced NODE engineer for an exciting contract opportunity to join a large insurance client.

Fully remote role!

The selected Node engineer will help develop our client’s applications and products.

Our client’s mobile/web products interact deeply with RESTful API backends, knowledge of web application architectures and technologies is a must.

Your role as a Node Engineer will involve:

  • Development of our mobile & Web applications, from architecture, to coding, to release.
  • Ownership in developing and improving all aspects of our stack (development, testing, CI, automation, and architecture).
  • Deploying NodeJS api on aws or onprem servers
  • Designing and engineering features that deliver value to the people who use them. This means collaborating closely with the entire team (designers, product managers, etc.).
  • Develop NodeJS backend API for App and uploading of documents on Amazon S3
  • Design database architecture using SQL.
  • Write business logic on nodejs.
  • Write re-usable and secure codes

Required skills/experience:

  • Technical skills (Proven working experience):

-          Node JS

-          .Net Framework

-          ReactJS

-          SQL Management studio

-          VSCode

-          Bitbucket

-          JIRA

-          NodeJS API

  • comfortable working with HTTP-based web services, and have a working knowledge of web application and API architectures.
  • Have knowledge on NodeJs, .NET, RestAPIs, AWS, S3, Linux
  • Previous history of working with a remote, distributed team.
  • Work with tools including Jira, GitHub, Google Docs, bitbucket, Confluence
  • Have a good knowledge of AWS deployment and S3
  • Able to start development with minimum amount of information

Please apply by sending us your Cv or get in touch ASAP for further details on this excellent contract opportunity!

Published in Jobs
Tuesday, 13 July 2021 13:35

Technical Project Manager

Exciting career opportunity for a Technical Project Manager to join our client specialising in the provision of Intelligent content solutions systems, as they are expanding their operations!

The role of the Technical Project Manager includes:

  • planning and managing a number of simultaneous customer projects from both the technical and requirements sides. It also includes coordinating internal development activities with a geographically distributed team.
  • business development and account management activities. This includes identifying new opportunities, creating proposals for new business, and engaging in pre-sales discussions with prospects.

Our client is looking for a Technical Project Manager profile with excellent communication skills, client facing experience, and direct previous experience of working with large software development, IT implementations, and IT consultancy.

Required skills and experience:

  • At least 3 years’ experience with Project Management experience of IT projects and services, in either Waterfall or Agile methodologies
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good planning skills
  • Effective customer communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Project management qualification
  • Jira experience (reporting)
  • Experience of business development or account management is a bonus.

Industry experience in one or more of the following would be an advantage:

  • Content management
  • Software development
  • Learning technologies
  • Knowledge management
  • Technical documentation
  • XML-based content technologies

If you are looking for an opportunity that will give you the chance to shape the role to fit your abilities and the business needs, get in touch ASAP for further details!

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Wednesday, 19 May 2021 19:52

Front End Developer / Remote

Front End Developer / Vue or React

We have an exciting opportunity for a Front End Developer to join our client, a market leader in the booking industry.

We are looking for a front end developer with React or VUE,  JavaScript and restful. Legacy systems are in PHP, so knowledge of this would be desirable, but not essential.

This is a key position within the business that will help steer and shape of our clients future. As such, you will be the kind of person who enjoys driving technology forward with each release. You will actively contribute to the Technical Architecture and Roadmap.  In addition to maintaining and enhancing existing applications, there will be plenty of opportunity for working on greenfield projects.

Duties:

  • Work with Back-end Developers to design and develop web-sites, partner white labels, web services and APIs.
  • Deliver high-quality, high conversion rate solutions that provide an intuitive workflow for internal users and external customers.
  • Collaborate on application architecture, design and UX to develop solutions that are usable, accessible and make a strong visual impact.
  • Ensure code is secure and efficient and that it will meet capacity demands.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of Technical Architecture.
  • Use automation to improve efficiency and reliability of releases.
  • Follow Development best practices to design, plan, develop and ship good code.
  • Represent the development team with internal and external customers.
  • Speak up and contribute ideas to progress and increase the success of the business.
  • Take responsibility for delivering projects in a timely manner.
  • Enjoy communicating plans and progress clearly via Teams, Jira, Email etc.

Required Skills:

  • Solid knowledge and experience of delivery and development leveraging React or Vue, JavaScript (ES6), HTML & CSS
  • Restful Api
  • Practical understanding of UI/UX design concepts
  • Produced your own and worked with agency wireframes, mockups and prototypes
  • Methodical approach to Cross-browser/multi-device coding
  • Strong knowledge of web page performance optimisation
  • Experience using Git as a version control system in a team context
  • Experience working on multilingual applications
  • Understanding of front end automation and testing frameworks
  • The ability to contribute high quality code and contribute to peer reviews offering constructive feedback on code style, naming and design.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Great problem solving and organisational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Experience writing clear specifications from gathered requirements and breaking down projects into simple tasks that can be delegated to keep all business priorities moving forwards
  • Experience working with and helping improve PHP APIs developed by Backend team would be desirable, but not essential
  • Full Stack Development experience would also be desirable

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

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