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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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Monday, 09 December 2019 10:16

DevOps engineer

Calling for an experienced DevOps Engineer!

Our client, a large Housing association, based in central London is looking for a DevOps engineer to join our growing development team.

As the successful DevOps Engineer you will design, develop and in some cases own the automated deployment, maintenance and monitoring of our client’s SaaS products, using your experience to achieve this within optimal cost. As part of your role you will be required to create, maintain and optimise infrastructure as code, across Azure.

The ideal DevOps engineer will have proven experience working as a .Net Developer and the ability to coach junior DevOps colleagues .

Skills /experience:

• Azure for DevOps (VSTS).

• Microsoft Azure cloud-based applications including App Services, Azure Functions, Azure SQL Database, Azure Storage, Azure AD, Azure Data Factory, Azure Resource Manager, Identity Services, Service Fabric and Key Vault.

• Azure for DevOps (VSTS).

• Programming language experience using PowerShell and C#.

• Application Insights.

• Certificates, Ciphers and Encryption.

• Atlassian suite of applications i.e. Confluence, Jira, Lucid Charts.

• Agile techniques such as SCRUM.

• Excellent organisational and analytical abilities.

• Outstanding problem solver.

• Good written and verbal communication skills.

• Load balancing, routing, switching, DNS, network firewalls, and web application firewalls.

• Unix / Linux.

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant field. (Master’s degree preferred)

Please apply ASAP and send us your CV or get in touch to discuss this excellent career opportunity!

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Monday, 02 December 2019 16:08

Junior Support Engineer

Endeavour Recruitment are seeking a Junior Support Engineer to join our client based in Leeds. You will test and validate software releases and provide technical support for their systems.

You will ideally have worked in a support/developer role previously, and have the following experience –

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Software Development/Scripting experience – ideally Bash, Python, and/or PowerShell
  • Linux
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Python, AWS, and/or Azure would be beneficial

Please apply asap to be considered for this Junior Support Engineer role.

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Wednesday, 27 March 2019 15:05

Business Intelligence Developer

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent new opportunity for an experienced Business Intelligence Developer to work for a client based in Southampton, specialising in delivering IT Technology solutions . The selected Business Intelligence Developer is expected to have excellent SQL Server T-SQL programming skills and be highly organised to work with our client as a Business Intelligence Developer. Our client has requested that the Business Intelligence Developer chosen for this role has good interpersonal and communication skills and is autonomous and proactive in solving problems to fulfil their duties as a Business Intelligence Developer.

This is a permanent position and the salary is up to £45,000, depending on experience.

What is expected of the Business Intelligence Developer? - Role and Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code.
  • Deliver high quality functional software within agreed timescales.
  • Collaborate with a team to prepare designs, estimates and functional specifications.
  • Maintain quality through code and document reviews.
  • Participate in Agile based meetings to ensure iterations are well defined, planned and delivered.
  • Investigate software/system faults and devise solutions to these problems.
  • Review team & iteration performance to identify improvements to future deliveries.
  • Take responsibility for own learning and ensure rapid uptake of familiarity with the system
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to understand their needs and develop changes
  • Maintain accurate documentation

What skills are required of you as an Business Intelligence Developer?

  • Excellent SQL Server T-SQL programming skills, stored procedures, CTEs, window functions, dynamic SQL and knowledge of SQL injection vulnerabilities
  • SQL Server experience ideally 2017
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • SQL Server database performance and SQL tuning
  • Experience in handling large databases
  • Knowledge of column store indexes
  • Very good SSRS skills
  • Data warehouse experience, design of data marts, star schemas and type 2 slowly changing dimensions
  • Data analysis skills

Desirable Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience with tSQLt unit testing
  • Understands the Agile software development lifecycle and working knowledge of Scrum.
  • Experience using GIT source control and UML (ideally Enterprise Architect)
  • Experience using Visual Studio database project
  • Experience writing PowerShell
  • Experience developing for Power BI
  • Experience developing for Zabbix monitoring

If you believe you are the right candidate for this role as a Business Intelligence Developer, then please do not hesitate to apply with a copy of your most recent CV.

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Thursday, 21 March 2019 10:28

SQL Architect

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent new opportunity for an experienced SQL Architect to work for an internationally renowned organisation in Luxembourg. The selected SQL Architect is expected to have at least 6 years of experience as an SQL Architect or similar. Our client has requested that the SQL Architect chosen for this role has experience with PowerShell and has expertise in using MS SQL version 2012 to 2016 to fulfill their duties as an SQL Architect.

The duration of this role is initially for 6 months and the all-inclusive daily rate is €473 euros.

What is expected of the SQL Architect? - Role and Responsibilities:

  • The Architect is responsible for the definition of complex middleware infrastructures and architectures for at least one of the domains for our client. You are a technical leader in the relevant domain, most of the times in multiple domains.
  • The Architect will also assist project teams with technical issues including the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy, research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out solutions.

What skills are required of you as a SQL Architect?

  • Expertise in using MS SQL version 2012 to 2016
  • Experience with High Availability using "Always On"
  • Knowledge of PowerShell is mandatory
  • At least 6 years of professional experience in a similar position
  • In-depth technical knowledge of the concerned domain (Senior Level)
  • Architectural studies and technical documentation, design and review of strategies, policies and best practices
  • Organizational skills and analytical ability
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing purchase justifications, training users in complex topics, making presentations to an internal audience, and interacting positively with upper management
  • Team working ability, communication and leadership skills
  • Capability to manage small technical projects
  • Capable to produce concise technical documentation
  • Solid documentation skills
  • Participation in product evaluation and project management
  • Define policies and standard operating procedures (SOP) to be used by the operational teams
  • Problem solving in a Problem Management context
  • Impact assessments for changes
  • Capacity management of the infrastructure used for the technological domain
  • Provides technical lead for concerned technological domains

If you believe you are the right candidate for this role as a SQL Architect, then please do not hesitate to apply with a copy of your most recent CV.

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019 14:29

Zabbix Development Engineer

Are you a looking for an excellent career opportunity? Our client, based in Southampton, specialising in delivering IT Technology solutions, is recruiting for a Zabbix Development Engineer to join their team. This is a permanent position and the salary is up to £45,000, depending on experience.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Implement and evolve a resilient monitoring capability based on Zabbix.
  • Identify and guide the development teams on the most effective ways to instrument and monitor products.
  • Identify, develop and deploy innovative and effective monitoring solutions to meet monitoring requirements.
  • Identify and evaluate additional capabilities and solutions that will augment and enhance current capabilities.
  • Ensure that monitoring systems are relevant by ensuring alerts and actions are maintained to be appropriate and processes are in place for all events and alerts generated by the systems.
  • Communicate and evangelise within the organisation to ensure that the monitoring solutions are used effectively and to gather new requirements and identify new opportunities for their use.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent knowledge of the Zabbix platform including deployment, performance tuning and management
  • Experience of developing Zabbix templates, including bespoke items, triggers, actions, discovery processes and automation.
  • Strong scripting skills especially on the Windows platforms such as PowerShell and WMI.
  • Excellent operational awareness and an understanding of how to deliver value through monitoring and automation.

Desirable Skills and Knowledge:

  • Dashboard tools and development such as Grafana.
  • Experience of automated deployment and management techniques such as Chocolatey.
  • Log aggregation and visualisation tools such as Elastic Stack or the cloud hosted equivalents.
  • Use of Cloud platforms (AWS & Azure)

Please get in touch for further details on this exciting career opportunity!

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We are looking for a Database Administrator or Database Developer, who can demonstrate experience with Mongo DB and SQL server databases, to join an innovative and leading financial services client, working with the retail sector, based in beautiful Vienna

The successful candidate will work as part of global team of database administrators and will be responsible for  managing and administering more than 600 databases on more than 140 servers. To succeed in this position you should possess an expert level knowledge of MongoDB as well as experience administering MS SQL server (2005-2017).

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • MongoDB  and MS SQL server administration
  • Backup administration: Backup and restore MongoDB database within different servers
  • Security Administration: User management, security hardening and auditing.
  • Performance Management
  • Redundancy and High Availability Planning and Design, Disaster Recovery (SHARDIng, Replication, SQL Cluster Administration, Mirroring, Availability Group).
  • Mongo DB and MS SQL monitoring and performance tuning using Mongo DB management console, SQL profiler, Perfmon, and Extended events.
  • Development Team Support and Advisory
  • Checking for installed SQL server version and install required updates and patches
  • Troubleshooting, optimizing and configuring SQL Server database servers for performance and availability.

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Min. Bachelor´s degree from a recognized and accredited University or equivalent qualification, skills, certification or working experience
  • Min. 3 years of experience as Database Developer or Database  Administrator with focus on MongoDB and SQL server databases
  • Experience with administering, installing and configuring Mongo DB – is mandatory!
  • Experience with MS SQL server (2005-2017)
  • Experience with other databases is advantage: Oracle, MySQL, Progress, Pervasive (SQL)
  • Working experience with data migration and integration, SSIS/SSRS/SSAS deployment and development
  • Working experience with SQL server Cluster, Mirroring and Availability Group
  • Experience with SQL server replication technologies
  • Knowledge on capacity management and maintenance of transaction log files
  • Knowledge of developing and optimizing advanced SQL/TSQL queries
  • Experience with JSON, PowerShell and/or Python – desired
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken
  • Great self-organizational skills and autonomy, able to work in a virtual/global and multi-cultural team and able to work effectively and efficiently under stress
  • Result-oriented with affinity towards precision and quality.
  • Willingness to work on stand-by (approximately 10 hours per months) plus weekend activity from time to time

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

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019 15:06

Researcher / Cyber Security

A successful cyber-security company is looking for a Researcher to join their growing research team.  This is the perfect opportunity for somebody who has an analytical mind and possesses a broad understanding of the digital world.

 

What are the clients expectations of you? :

  • Undertake desktop research on topical cyber security issues
  • Follow up on announcements of the latest cyber-attacks
  • Liaise with other professionals in order to obtain further information and insight
  • Prepare written summaries of the research work
  • Create demonstrations
  • Contribute to research publications and presentations

Essential Skills:

  • Must be eligible for SC clearance.
  • Experience of scripting in languages such as Python and Powershell
  • Installing and configuring basic operating systems such as Windows and CentOS
  • Working in virtualised environments, in the cloud and on premise
  • Diagnosing network problems using tools i.e. Wireshark
  • Using hex editors to probe the structure of files
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Develop prototype software, integrate basic system components and present results in reports and presentations.
  • You will have a computing based degree.

If you wish to be considered or you want to know more about the role then please contact us as soon as possible. These opportunities do not present themselves often.

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Monday, 04 February 2019 11:08

Junior Test Engineer

Endeavour has an excellent career opportunity for a passionate Junior Test Engineer, who is keen to develop their career, by joining our Cyber Security client, based in Worcestershire. This is a permanent position and the salary is up to £29,000 for the right candidate.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • You will be part of an existing highly skilled development and test team that produces complex cyber security solution software.
  • You will be enthusiastic and demonstrate an ability to learn rapidly whilst also making a valuable contribution to the team.
  • Writing test scripts under guidance.
  • Running tests against scripts.
  • Recording and documenting results.
  • Raising defects.
  • Working within a closely-knit team.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Recent experience of using scripting languages such as Python or PowerShell
  • Basic knowledge of software testing.
  • Suitability for holding a UK security clearance (SC).
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Good communications skills are essential in both written and verbal form.
  • Either possession of ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing or having an interest in obtaining such a certificate.

Desirable Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience of using Microsoft Test Manager 2017.
  • Experience of writing, modifying and executing software tests.
  • Test automation experience.
  • Experience of testing both network and desktop GUI applications.
  • Domain knowledge of cyber security.
  • Experience of setting up and using virtual machines, such as VMware or Docker.
  • Experience of multiple operating systems, including Windows, Linux, Unix or Solaris 10.
  • TCP/IP protocols, particularly SMTP and HTTP.
  • Encryption standards (e.g. public key encryption).
  • Visual Studio and TFS 2017 or later.
  • Cloud-based testing, e.g. AWS or Azure.
  • Agile testing techniques.

If you want to develop your career and join a client in the Cyber Security sector do not hesitate to apply with a copy of your most recent CV.

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Endeavour has an excellent career opportunity for a passionate Test Engineer, who is keen to further their career, by joining our Cyber Security client, based in Worcestershire. This is a permanent position and the salary is up to £40,000 for the right candidate.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Writing test plans and test scripts at all levels.
  • Running tests against scripts.
  • Recording and documenting results.
  • Raising defects.
  • Prioritising your own work.
  • Working within a closely-knit team.
  • Production of documentation using industry-standard tools.
  • Mentoring test engineers.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Suitability for holding a UK security clearance (SC).
  • Recent experience of writing, modifying and executing software tests.
  • Test automation experience.
  • Recent experience of using scripting languages such as Python or PowerShell
  • Experience of testing either network or desktop GUI applications (preferably both).
  • Recent use of Test and Defect Management Tools.
  • Experienced use of at least one of the following operating systems: Windows, Linux, Unix or Solaris 10.

Desirable Skills and Knowledge:

  • Domain knowledge of cyber security.
  • Experience of setting up and using virtual machines, such as VMware or Docker.
  • Performing packet capture and analysis.
  • TCP/IP protocols, particularly SMTP and HTTP.
  • Encryption standards (e.g. public key encryption).
  • Experience of setting up integrated test environments.
  • Visual Studio and TFS 2017 or later.
  • Cloud-based testing, e.g. AWS or Azure.
  • Agile testing techniques.

 

If you want to enhance your career and join a client in the Cyber Security sector do not hesitate to apply with a copy of your most recent CV.

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