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Monday, 25 September 2017 16:13

DevOps Engineers - Newcastle

Our global IT services client seeks contract DevOps Engineers to be based on client site in Newcastle become part of an Agile delivery responsible for building production and technical test services as required. The DevOps Engineers will also be responsible for the installation, configuration and integration of apps across the environment. Due to the nature of our client’s business and the short duration of this contract, we are ideally looking for candidates with existing SC clearance. The rate available for this contract is up to £365 per day.

Skills

  • Strong technical background - predominantly in Unix and RedHat Linux.
  • Proven working knowledge and experience in Unix (IBM AIX), Red Hat Linux & Scripting.
  • Proven experience in technical automation and tools, including HP CSA, SA, OO as well as Chef, Puppet, Git.
  • Knowledge and experience of RPMS would be highly advantageous.

Please APPLY today to learn more about this exciting contract opportunity.

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Endeavour Recruitment has a number of fantastic contract opportunities for UNIX Engineers across the UK. Locations include Derby, Nottingham and Newcastle. Initially 6 month contracts, these are likely to be extended and the rate available is up to £330 per day depending on experience.

The ideal UNIX Engineer will be experienced in at least one mainstream UNIX/LINUX operating system; Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, SUSE or RedHat. As an experienced engineer you may have design experience, or seeking the opportunity to develop your design experience.

Experience will include a solid mix of;

  • At least 3 years’ experience of using, building and maintaining Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, SUSE or RedHat
  • Web Server (Sun One, iPlanet, Apache)
  • RDBMS (Oracle)
  • Application Server (Apache, JBoss, TomCat, WebLogic)
  • Networking fundamentals (Firewalls, Routers, TCP/IP, Load Balancers)
  • High Availability and Clustering
  • J2EE Architecture
  • UNIX/LINIX Scripting
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Veritas Volume Manager and File System Management
  • Virtualisation technologies (e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V, P2V, P2P, PlateSpin, DoubleTake, Grid, LPARS, WPARS, aPARS)

SC Clearance will be required. Ideally you will be SC Cleared, my client may consider those eligible for clearance.

If you are interested in these contract opportunities please send me your CV today.

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A large European Telecoms client is currently recruiting for an Operational Support Consultant to join the Business Activity Monitoring team. Extensive Software AG WebMethods product suite experience required.

The chosen candidate will be integrated in an operational team to perform the preventive, Incident , problem , release Management on the business activity monitoring solution.

On daily basis you will make sure (proactively and reactivily) that Software component used in the BAM solution are running properly.

Ensure that appropriate monitoring and alerting is in place to detect abnormal condition on Software AG Components.

You will follow the change management cycle by implementing changes in all environment (except DEV) without unexpected outages.

You will be in charge of the product upgrade in all environment (except DEV) following the guidelines provided by colleagues from the engineering team.

You will be the SPOC for the Vendor concerning operational issues, and you will apply the Problem Management principle to tackle structural issues.

Required technical knowledge:

• Good trouble shooting skills.

• Specific knowledge on WebMethods products (mandatory)

• Integration Server

• Optimize

• Terracotta

• Nirvana

• CAF

• Basic knowledge of Unix

Please get in touch for further details on this exciting contract opportunity.

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A large European Telecoms client is currently recruiting for an Operational Support Consultant to join the Business Activity Monitoring team. Extensive Software AG WebMethods product suite experience required.

The chosen candidate will be integrated in an operational team to perform the preventive, Incident , problem , release Management on the business activity monitoring solution.

On daily basis you will make sure (proactively and reactivily) that Software component used in the BAM solution are running properly.

Ensure that appropriate monitoring and alerting is in place to detect abnormal condition on Software AG Components.

You will follow the change management cycle by implementing changes in all environment (except DEV) without unexpected outages.

You will be in charge of the product upgrade in all environment (except DEV) following the guidelines provided by colleagues from the engineering team.

You will be the SPOC for the Vendor concerning operational issues, and you will apply the Problem Management principle to tackle structural issues.

Required technical knowledge:

• Good trouble shooting skills.

• Specific knowledge on WebMethods products (mandatory)

• Integration Server

• Optimize

• Terracotta

• Nirvana

• CAF

• Basic knowledge of Unix

Please get in touch for further details on this exciting contract opportunity.

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Wednesday, 14 June 2017 07:47

Contract Solaris Engineer

Endeavour Recruitment have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Solaris Engineer to undertake a 6 month contract in Bristol.

This is a client facing role, working alongside Lead Engineers and Consultants to deliver a number of projects including; deployment, configuration, testing, migrations, refreshes and 3rd line administration.

With at least 5 years Solaris experience, you skills will include a solid mix of the following;

  • Web Server (Sun One, iPlanet, Apache)
  • RDMBS (Oracle)
  • Application Server (Apache, JBoss, TomCat, WebLogic)
  • Firewalls
  • Routers
  • TCP/IP
  • Load Balancing (F5, Cisco)
  • High Availability and Clustering
  • J2EE Architecture
  • Linux/UNIX Scripting
  • Good understanding and basic (technical) knowledge of Cloud technologies
  • Veritas Volume Manager and File System management
  • Good understanding and basic (technical) knowledge of virtualization technology including migrations (eg VMWare, Hyper-V, KVM, P2V, P2P, PlateSpin, DoubleTake, Grid, Solaris Zones, AIX LPARS/WPARs, HPUX vPARs)

Please apply today with your CV to be considered for this fantastic contract.

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Endeavour Recruitment is looking for a hands-on Technical Integration Manager to join an International leader in Telecommunications for a long-term contract in London.

The successful Technical Integration Manager will have in-depth technical knowledge and will be able to, not only understand and signal issues, but also suggest solutions.

The role:

A key integration & deployment position responsible for the Technology service implementation of OTT Entertainment Products & Services across 12 EU countries.

Your daily duties will involve the following tasks:

  • Perform Production Integration, deployment activities.
  • Coordinate and Perform technical field trials and associated testing activities.
  • Contribute to Production Integration with Operations and other teams.
  • Investigate issues and coordinates resolution of issues and defects within technology and with external vendors.
  • Engage in hands-on support for project activities.
  • Support Operations and QA Team on investigation of issues.

Education/ qualifications:

  • MSc degree level in a relevant area (network-, communications- or consumer electronics engineering).
  • Fluent spoken and written English – Other European languages would be advantageous.

 Required skills and experience:

  • 5+ years Telecoms industry experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in System Integration or Deployment of B2C video services.
  • 5+ years’ experience and very strong knowledge of OTT, IP TV, DTV and On Demand platforms and Video Delivery technologies Experience with working in an international and distributed team environment 
  • 5+ years’ experience in delivery management of large Pan-European B2C implementation programs, with extensive knowledge and experience of technology development and delivery management methodologies.
  • Strong technical knowledge and integration & deployment experience around Video encoding/transcoding, CAS, DRM, Video back-ends, workflows, security services, Application Services, CDN, TV, VoD, nPVR, Access technology, and Internet technology related. (should have experience with minimum 3 of the requirements).
  • End-to-End and deep technical understanding of OTT entertainment technology & ecosystem, architecture & flows, with real hands-on experience, in particular in service platforms (HW and SW), user interfaces, Apps and media acquisition/management, processing and distribution, end-to-end content protection and security. (very important)
  • Understanding and experience of IP and broadcast networking, including troubleshooting of connection and routing issues (pref. Wireshark and Charles).
  • Proficient in UNIX.
  • Software test and validation experience.

Please apply to be considered for this excellent contract opportunity !

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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 08:53

Software test Analyst

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent long term contract opportunity for a Software Test Analyst with extensive Testing experience including Hands on Testing, Test Analysis, Test Management and client facing. Applicants are required to be eligible for Security Clearance.

Role:

To test and develop software across multiple projects ensuring that all output meets defined functional and non-functional requirements and that all defects are effectively managed and resolved.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all functional and non-functional design requirements are correctly translated into test cases/scenarios.
  • Ensure the configuration control of the hardware and software test environment is managed.
  • To perform the required testing and accurately record/report test results.
  • Perform testing activities within the project budget and on time.
  • Ensure that identified defects are properly identified and reviewed.
  • To read the requisite design documentation and gain a full understanding of the functional and non-functional project requirements.
  • To independently decompose the system design requirements into logical units for testing purposes.
  • To create the test strategies, plans and specifications and include detailed test cases to validate positive/negative scenarios for each logical unit.
  • Configure environments as needed to complete assigned testing.
  • To work within customer environments performing and recording tests.
  • To execute the detailed test cases and maintain the test records with associated results/configurations.
  • Provide test summary reports to the Project Team.
  • To provide necessary support to the software development team by resolving queries relating to identified defects.
  • To advise on the selection of any test software or tools required for testing.
  • Monitor and update defect reports including defect closeout.
  • Deliver released software from development/test to customer sites and complete final User Acceptance Testing at the clients facility.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Knowledge of Airline/Handler baggage operational processes
  • Working knowledge of current legislative requirements as applied to software products (eg graphical user interface standards).
  • A working knowledge of software release, configuration management systems.
  • A working knowledge of installing/configuring applications on Windows/Unix/Linux server environments
  • Experience of using SQL to query database table content (preferably Oracle)
  • Experience of working in an ISO 9001/Tickit environment.
  • Experience of performing similar roles in airports/logistics or materials handling.
  • Working in process control, warehouse automation, industrial control logistics or a similar business area.
  • At least 3 years' experience in performing Factory and User Acceptance Testing role.
  • Testing of mission critical high availability systems.
  • Experience of generating test scenarios from client's brief and decomposing into functional tests.
  • Degree in an engineering or computer science related discipline.
  • Minimum of ISEB foundation certificate for software testing.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to plan and organise multiple workload requirements.
  • Ability to work and manage defined deadlines within programme and budget.
  • Able to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

Please get in touch ASAP for consideration for this not to be missed contract opportunity.

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Friday, 31 March 2017 08:06

Technical Integration Manager

  • Are you looking for an exciting new contract role?
  • Do you have Telecoms experience?
  • Do you have strong integration experience?
  • Do you have the ability to program in Oracle/Oracle Suit/Java on Unix;Linux?

If so, we definitely want to hear from you.

Endeavour Recruitment has a great, long-term contract opportunity for a Technical integration Manager to join a leading Telecommunications client in the Netherlands.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience as a Technical Integration Manager and the following skills/experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other similar disciplines;
  • Oracle experience (e.g., Oracle Application Server (Weblogic),
  • Oracle SOA Suite (OSB, SOA), Oracle RDBMS);
  • experience with Linux/Unix;
  • continuous integration experience with Atlassian suite (Bamboo, JIRA, Confluence);
  • experience managing matrix organizations delivering IT implementations and involving multiple software application integrators
  • Proven ability to review code (SOA, OSB, Java)
  • IT solutions ; application management.
  • working knowledge of in debugging and analyses of complex issues within large scale integration platforms
  • experience working with design teams and contributing to overall service platform design in multiple customer environments
  • ability to coordinate and to work in project teams
  • ability to technically manage large scale projects including implementation/migration/upgrades
  • communication skills
  • analytical capabilities
  • Supervisory/advisory role
  • Highly specific skillset or technical training
  • Advanced educational credentials required

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

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Tuesday, 14 March 2017 11:51

Technical Integration Manager

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent contract opportunity for a candidate experience in nPVR components, CDA upgrades to develop transcoders / decoders. Telecommunication experience required.

Large Telecommunications client based in Schiphol, possibility  of remote work.

Duties:

Responsible for supporting the strategic delivery of middleware solutions. Deliver integration solutions incorporating architectural/development guidelines, standards/principles which are on time and in budget.

Education/Experience:

•             Bachelor's Degree in IT or other technical studies;

•             Oracle experience (e.g., Oracle Application Server (Weblogic), Oracle SOA Suite (OSB, SOA), Oracle RDBMS);

•             Experience with Linux/Unix;

•             Continuous integration experience with Atlassian suite (Bamboo, JIRA, Confluence);

•             Experience managing / delivering IT implementations and involving multiple software application integrators.

Skills and Competencies:

Proven ability to review code (SOA, OSB, Java); experience in telecoms.

IT solutions; application management.; working knowledge of debugging and analyses of complex issues within large scale integration platforms;

  • Experience working with design teams and contributing to overall service platform design in multiple customer environments; ability to coordinate and to work in project teams; ability to technically manage large scale projects.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in definition of project scope by assessing impact on timelines, effort, quality, cost and risks based on information from early stages of project life cycle (requirements analysis, solution design).
  • Identify program technical dependencies, manage cross-functional teams to drive, track and deliver all necessary IT components and data alignment to complete the delivery and testability of the E2E solution.
  • Create middleware project plans with vendors from design to go-live incorporating time and resources needed and assembles these into a delivery roadmap.
  • Contribute to functional designs and assure they are clear, consistent, complete and can be translated into viable technical solution conforming to architectural guidelines, standards, blueprints, etc.
  • Guide and monitor detailed technical designs from vendors to ensure solutions are provided as defined in high level and functional designs.
  • Perform technical vendor management related to project: day-to-day management of vendor activities, review/QA of vendor deliverables.
  • Coordinate and monitor software delivery assuring quality of deliverables.

Please apply for further details.  

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Endeavour Recruitment is seeking an experienced Research Engineer for their Telecoms client based in Dublin.  This is a great opportunity to join a new team in a fast growing business and play pivotal part in future technologies.     Contract role with a view to going permanent.  Rate according to experience.

 

As a top class senior software engineer you would be carrying out the research and development of new products, based on the latest AR/VR, Video Intelligence, Big Data and Cloud technologies.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • PhD in Computer Science
  • Machine learning
  • Deep learning
  • Computer vision
  • Video coding
  • Video detection
  • VR/AR
  • Big Data
  • Distributed systems
  • Cloud computing
  • C
  • C++
  • Java or Python
  • Unix/Linux systems
  • Scripting experience in Shell, Perl or Python.
  • Windows Azure, AWS, OpenStack or alternative cloud platforms
  • AngularJS2.0, Node.js, Zookeeper, Redis,  Cassandra, MongoDB, MySQL, Oracle.

 

Applicants are invited to apply as soon as possible in order to be included in the shortlist.  Please confirm your availability and rate required for this Permanent position.

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