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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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Friday, 28 January 2022 14:02

Product Manager

Are you looking for your next career move?

We are looking for an experienced Software Product Manager to join our client, based in Manchester.

As a Product Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the evolution of our client’s market leading product, focussing on their customers’ most critical challenges, and helping bring to market impactful functionality for their community across their SaaS software and mobile app.

The selected Product manager will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Collaborate with senior management and the broader product team to define the product roadmap, across core SaaS web application, add-on modules, mobile app and Outlook add-in
  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of customer needs within target markets and key market dynamics
  • Initiate and sponsor development projects, working with internal and external stakeholders to elicit requirements and develop elegant solutions to complex problems, always with a ‘customer first’ approach and an awareness of UX/UI considerations
  • Collaborate with the UX/UI designer to proactively engage with customers and prospects to validate business problems and proposed solutions, prior to development
  • Produce documented user stories for Business Analysts, the UX/UI designer and development teams and work closely with them to bring the requirements to fruition
  • Input into feedback management (customers, prospects, internal staff) and feature prioritisation as part of the roadmapping process
  • Work with key stakeholders and all other departments to communicate the product roadmaps, product content and seasonal release co-ordination
  • Drive process improvement and change across the product organisation, leveraging best practices and interacting with key stakeholders in other departments (engineering, customer success, support etc)
  • Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert to a range of audiences, including key stakeholders and other divisional product and technology teams
  • Provide support for customer engagement initiatives – this could include joining meetings with key customers, presenting the product roadmap, running customer focus groups, contributing to webinars and demonstrating products

 

Required skills/ experience:

  • 4+ years’ experience of product management within a software organisation
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to engage and influence senior internal and external stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment
  • Highly organised, and able to self-manage and progress multiple projects and activities in parallel
  • Proven excellence in solving problems with innovative and flexible solutions
  • A relentless focus on customers and users, with an awareness of UX/UI considerations
  • Ability to take effective decisions within fast-moving Agile delivery
  • Ability to set deadlines and manage yourself and others to achieve them
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams, with a pragmatic approach
  • Strong understanding of best practice product processes
  • Ideally some experience of the professional services industry or project-based companies (agencies, architects, consultants, accountants etc)

Please apply ASAP or get in touch for more details on this excellent opportunity to join a growing client’s team with international presence.

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Monday, 17 January 2022 11:13

Infrastructure and System specialist

Infrastructure & Systems Specialist

Endeavour has an exciting opportunity for an Infrastructure Specialist to join a consultancy firm, based in London, providing a comprehensive array of professional services to fintech companies, online businesses and payment solution providers.

The role offers remote flexibility with presence onsite required when needed.

The successful Infrastructure Specialist will be joining our client’s IT team and be responsible for ensuring that our client’s server and hosted application needs are met and that the health of their global infrastructure is monitored and maintained. You will configure and manage dozens of platforms powering websites, mailboxes, databases, and in-house software. In addition, it’ll be your job to drive improvements, which will include the implementation of automation whether it relates to boosting the effectiveness of processes or the efficiency of internal teams.

The selected Infrastructure Specialist will have the following demonstrable skills/experience required:

  • Five or more years of experience in system administration or related IT role.
  • Experience administering a wide variety of *nix platforms.
  • Proven experience configuring and managing systems running Debian and CentOS (or derivatives), and software such as OpenSSH, Nginx, Apache, MySQL, Postfix, and Dovecot.
  • Experience with tools and products like Chef/Ansible and Vagrant/Docker.
  • Automate everything mindset with a ridiculous amount of experience in automating tasks through scripting.
  • Knowledge of one or more languages such as Python, Go, Perl, Java, Bash, and PHP.
  • Strong familiarity with supporting high-volume eCommerce websites.
  • Understanding of hardware, information security, networking concepts, and enterprise applications.
  • Basic abilities in network administration: experience working with Cisco/F5 products and a solid understanding of network protocols.
  • Ability to quickly analyse complex issues, come up with innovative solutions, and determine possible causes. A high aptitude for problem solving is required.
  • Ability to balance conflicting concerns such as security, maintainability, and usability.
  • Experience supporting remotely located end users and systems, and an understanding of the impact of technology on the business.
  • Ability to work to a very high standard and tight deadlines with colleagues from across the globe.
  • Autonomous, detail-oriented, highly organized, and quick to adapt to changes.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and master new tools and latest trends.
  • Ability to work outside of typical business hours on occasion.
  • Certifications (e.g. CompTIA Linux+, LPIC-*, RHCSA, ITIL® etc.) a huge asset.

If this sounds like you, send your CV or get in touch for further details!

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Thursday, 29 April 2021 10:12

Software Support Engineer

Endeavour has a fantastic career opportunity for an enthusiastic Software support profile who will be joining a UK based manufacturer of hardware and software for the telecommunications market with international scope, based in Buckinghamshire.

Our client is looking for a software literate, technically minded profile who enjoys working with customers building converged network communication.

The selected Software support profile will be part of our client’s Technical Support team and be working alongside the engineer team.

Your role will include the following deliverables:

  • Log and review incoming technical support inquiries from customers and partners via telephone and email; duplicate, research, resolve and test potential defects; answer technical product questions.
  • Develop and execute test plans
  • Demonstrate creative problem-solving skills; anticipate error conditions and likely failure scenarios.
  • Escalate issues to engineering as and when needed. Set customer expectations; provide regular updates.
  • On-site customer support when necessary and undertake national and international travel as required.
  • Help R&D teams with developing and testing new products
  • Help write QA test applications

Skills/experience required:

  • A degree in Computer Science or related engineering discipline
  • Minimum 2 years’ programming experience: Java, Python, C# or Bash
  • Technical Customer Support experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic computer hardware and software
  • A good knowledge of Linux system administration

Please apply or get in touch for further details on this opportunity to join a great and caring team!

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Monday, 28 October 2019 09:50

Junior Systems Engineer

Endeavour Recruitment are looking for a Junior Systems Test Engineer to join a global provider of cyber security and government infrastructure solutions and products. The successful candidate will be joining their busy Production department, where you will learn and develop your skills in all areas linking to Production, Sales, Engineering, etc.

You will be part of an exciting LEAN manufacturing operation where you will be encouraged to express and develop your ideas with our highly skilled team. We are looking for someone to come on board as soon as possible – based in Blandford Forum.

Responsibilities

  • Building and configuring Server and computer systems to manufacturing specifications
  • Configuring networks and diagnose faults
  • Performing in-coming and out-going QC inspection
  • Performing system / computer test
  • Performing Firmware and Software programming
  • Carrying out repair to component level (soldering SMT IPC class etc.)
  • Performing Software and Hardware testing to board level
  • Creation and updates of manufacturing instructions
  • Calibration and testing of production equipment
  • Adhere to ISO 9001 processes and procedures

Requirements

  • A/AS level or equivalent in electronics/computing/software
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong IT skills and basic understanding of TCP/IP protocols and networks
  • Strong use of Microsoft office work tools

Desirable

  • Linus/Unix operating system use/configuration
  • Experience in the use of Manufacturing ERP / MRP Systems (E.g. Sage 200/50)
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing (e.g. 5S, Kaizen)
  • Experience of an ISO9001 manufacturing environment
  • Electronic repair (fault finding & solder skills)

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Care Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Free on-site parking

If you are looking to join a leading company, with brilliant opportunities to progress, please apply with your CV.

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Friday, 05 July 2019 09:35

Test Analyst/Functional Tester

Endeavour has a fantastic contract opportunity for an experienced Test Analyst to join a large European Institution based in Luxembourg.

The successful Analyst will be working alongside a hands-on tester. You will be conducting functional testing of a new software developed in Java.

If you are looking for a long-term opportunity that will make you stand out from the crowd, get in touch ASAP!

All-in rate: EUR 400

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Thursday, 30 May 2019 14:32

Developer in Test

Endeavour Recruitment has an exciting new contract opportunity for a Software Developer in Test to join an international security client in The Hague, Netherlands. It is essential you possess valid/current SC or NATO Secret Clearance. This is initially a 5 month contract at an all-in rate of €53EUR per hour.

 

The successful Software Developer in Test will be responsible for the following –

  • Our client is looking for a motivated, skilled and experienced software developer to kick-start the integration of automated regression testing in their CI/CD system build on Azure Devops.
  • The application under test is a large scale (> 1M LOC) Windows Forms application providing support to the full planning cycle of the client’s operations.
  • The application uses an interface similar to Office 2016 and is mostly built using DevExpress components. The chosen testing framework to use for the project is Appium + WinAppDriver. This framework is the supported Microsoft framework, uses the same protocol and principles of the leading Web test tool (Selenium) and replaces CodedUI which VS2019 is the last version to support. The test specification will be developed in C#.
  • The goal of the project is to complete in 5 months (800 hours) from scratch, the automated test skeleton development, CI adjustment and integration, communication and minimal documentation for a set (minimum 6) of representative large-scale regression scenarios on two applications (OPT and OMT).

The successful Software Developer in Test must have the following experience –

  • MUST HAVE VALID/CURRENT SC OR NATO SECRET CLEARANCE.
  • University degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong C#, Microsoft .Net experience
  • Experience with test development (particularly integration, system and regression tests)
  • Experience with Appium or Selenium
  • Knowledge of WinForms controls / applications
  • Experience with Azure Devops CI/CD is a plus

 

If you are pro-active and NATO/ SC cleared wanting to enhance your career and join an international client in the security sector do not hesitate to apply with a copy of your most recent CV for this Software Developer in Test position.

Published in Jobs
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 14:02

Junior Test Engineer

Endeavour Recruitment has an exciting career opportunity for a Junior Systems Test Engineer to join a global provider of government infrastructure, cyber security and telecoms mobile products and services. A provider of cutting-edge technology, our client is based in the beautiful town of Blandford in Dorset. This is an excellent opportunity to kick-start a career in system testing, where you can learn and develop skills in all areas linking to the production of our client’s products.

 

Responsibilities

  • Building and configuring Server and computer systems to manufacturing specifications
  • Performing system and computer tests
  • Configure networks and diagnose faults
  • Performing in-coming and out-going QC inspections
  • Performing firmware and software programming
  • Performing software and hardware testing to board level
  • Carrying out repair to component level (soldering SMT IPD class etc.)
  • Recording all processes using in-house ticket system
  • Creation and updates of manufacturing instructions
  • Sales/works order processing
  • Calibration and testing of production equipment

Requirements

  • A/AS Level (or equivalent) in electronics/computing/software
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Eager to learn about systems

Desirable

  • Linux/Unix operating system use/configuration
  • Experience in the use of Manufacturing ERP/MRP systems
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience of an ISO9001 manufacturing environment
  • Electronic repair (fault finding and solder skills)

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Non contributory pension scheme
  • Private health care insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Free on-site parking

If you are looking to start an exciting career as a Systems Test Engineer, please get in touch with your CV today!

Published in Jobs
Thursday, 14 March 2019 10:13

Lead Software Architect

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent new opportunity for a Lead Software Architect to work for a large client in Brussels, Belgium. The duration for this role is initially 6 months and the all-inclusive daily rate for this role is €722 euros.

Required skills and knowledge:

  • Must have a university degree or equivalent in experience.
  • 3 - 5 years direct experience in system design or software architecture, spanning backend systems, mobile apps and/or IoT. Working knowledge of programming styles and languages is required.
  • Functional analysis skills, including gathering of functional and non-functional requirements and functional specifications, analysing their impact and producing supporting documentation.
  • Well-versed with documenting complex systems; proficient in modelling languages such as UML or SysML.
  • End-to-end software architecture design spanning all layers (including complex, large-scale and distributed systems), using proven styles and patterns where applicable.
  • Hands-on experience with SOAP, REST, layered, event-driven and (micro)service architectures.
  • Experience with code analysis, complexity and dependency analysis.
  • A solid understanding of software security essentials.
  • Knowledge of testing methodologies, techniques and tools.
  • An analytical approach and attitude, with an eye for detail, yet able to maintain the oversight of the overall architecture.
  • Experience with agile methods and DevOps.
  • Ability to articulate the relationship between business strategy and technology strategy.
  • Continuously staying up to date on new technologies, trends and architectural patterns, and evaluating their implications.
  • Strong project management skills and high performance ensuring agile delivery of complex solutions complying with high quality standards.

Desirable Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience with Domain-Driven Design (DDD).
  • Experience with regulated environments (GxP, HIPAA).
  • French and/or Dutch speaking is an asset.

 

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

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Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent new contract opportunity for a Software Developer with Allegro experience to work for a large client in either Helsinki, Finland or Vienna, Austria. The duration for this role is until the end of 2019 and the all-inclusive daily rate is €530.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Must have technical development experience in Allegro ETRM, stored procedures, experience in commodity trading, preferably oil related.
  • Integration experience with SAP is a plus.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ideal candidate has client facing  functional consulting experience in addition to hands-on technical skills.

If you are a flexible, pro-active and eager person wanting to enhance your career, do not hesitate to  apply with a copy of your most recent CV.

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