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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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Wednesday, 21 September 2022 14:14

Full Stack Developer

Calling for an experienced Full Stack .NET Developer with AWS working experience to join our software development client’s team for a long-term contract opportunity.

The role offers flexibility to work fully remotely!

The Full Stack developer will report to the Software Project Manager and occasionally to appropriate Development Directors.

The selected Full Stack developer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Running .NET Core services in containers
  • Extensive commercial development experience in C# and ASP.Net
  • Excellent knowledge of MS SQL Server including Strong T-SQL (Stored Procedure) skills
  • Familiarity with modern Javascript front-end frameworks (e.g., Vue.js, React)
  • Comfortable with Test Drive Development using mocking frameworks and libraries e.g., Moq, NUnit, SpecFlow, etc.
  • Software development using Agile methodologies
  • Using messaging framework like NServiceBus, Masstransit or equivalent advantageous

To be considered for the Full Stack developer, you must have:

  • At least 2 years of cloud experience in AWS is essential
  • AWS Lambda
  • DynamoDB
  • SNS & SQS
  • S3
  • Experience with integrating databases/services on premise with the cloud required

Optional Skills:

  • AWS API Gateway
  • AWS Cognito
  • CloudFront
  • CI/CD experience
  • ECS/EKS/AWS Fargate
  • IAM
  • CloudWatch (or similar monitoring tool/service)
  • AWS Glue

Get in touch ASAP for further details about this excellent contract opportunity!

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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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Monday, 18 July 2022 09:41

IT Project manager

Endeavour has a new contract opportunity for a Project manager to join our London client, initially till January 2023.

Hybrid role: 2 days onsite

As the selected Project Manager, you will be owning the management of assigned IT projects within a housing association programme.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Prepare and maintain realistic project plans, cost estimate, and track all tasks and dependencies to ensure successful delivery –on time, on budget and to the required quality.
• Ensure effective project governance, providing regular and accurate reports and updated project documentation to project sponsors and relevant boards
• Ensure that new systems and/or processes meet the needs of the business/customers through effective requirement definition, testing, training and implementation.
• Provide day-to-day supervision, support and guidance to Business Analysts and other project resources as required, taking responsibility for their development on the job.
• Build effective, credible relationships with stakeholders at all levels with the business in order to deliver project outcomes. Take time to understand key stakeholders and adjust your presentation and reporting style as needed. Provide support and relevant information to the project sponsor to build an effective partnership.
Required skills/experience:
• Must have lead implementation of Microsoft Dynamic 365 F&O.
• Experience of managing change in a complex business context
• Experience of agile project management practices
• Experience of delivering IT project

Please get in touch for further information

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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, 30 June 2022 11:28

AWS API Engineer

Endeavour has an immediate start contract opportunity for an AWS API Engineer to join a financial client based in Sweden, initially till January 2023, with extensions thereafter.

This is an onsite role.

As an AWS API Engineer on the Amazon API Gateway team, you need to be passionate about API creation and backend development. In line with the key tenets of AWS, you’ll be focused on scalability, reliability, and security for custom built APIs 

Required Skills: 

  • At least 2 years of experience with AWS API gateways
  • Very good understanding about securing cloud native applications
  • Solid knowledge about Oauth2, Basic authentication, OIDC, JWT concepts
  • Good understanding in Proxy, Reverse/Forward Proxy concepts
  • Good understanding in Kubernetes & Kafka
  • Good knowledge of important security guidelines like sql-injection, xss, csrf etc.
  • Excellent knowledge about scalable and highly-available Restful APIs.
  • Working knowledge of contemporary approach to monitoring, log aggregation, alerting etc.
  • Experience with implementing end-end monitoring and tools for APIs, ELK
  • Experience in Agile methodology.
  • Experience in following best Coding, Security, Unit testing and Documentation standards and practices
  • Experience in Banking/Financial domain is highly desired

Please send us your CV or get in touch for further details ASAP.

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Wednesday, 22 June 2022 10:51

DevOps Azure Engineer / South Africa

Endeavour Recruitment has a not to be missed permanent opportunity for an experience DevOps Engineer.

Excellent career and financial prospects!

Hybrid role

Cape Town or Johannesburg based

As the DevOps Engineer you will be working in an agile environment alongside a dynamic, multi-skilled team of developers and operational staff. 

You will take full responsibility for the uptime, performance, security and deployment of the entire web and development environment.

Fast- paced environment where efficiency is a priority and multi-tasking is a requirement.

You will be instrumental in being part of the transition from a traditional hosted environment to a fully cloud hosted environment with containerisation and serverless on the horizon.

This position is demanding yet very rewarding. If you can visualise the future and drive progress to move towards it, this position is made for you!

  • Focus will be on delivering solutions in Azure, AWS and GCP while automating deployment, system maintenance, and keeping the platforms monitored and stable.
  • Working in collaboration with the operations team.
  • Architect and manage Azure infrastructure.
  • Manage AWS and GCP infrastructure.
  • Manage security.
  • Manage CDN services.
  • Implement and oversee secure practices in hosting and the SDLC process.
  • Manage backup and disaster recovery.
  • Manage infrastructure and licencing budgets.
  • Automate deployment, monitoring, response, backup, and recovery procedures.
  • Modernize legacy infrastructure to take advantage of Azure capability.
  • Collaborate with architects to deliver solutions that are both cost efficient and highly scalable.
  • Continuous scalability and cost optimisation.
  • Documentation of all infrastructure and procedures.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of IIS, nGinx, ElasticSearch, Redis, MySQL, MS SQL.
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues.
  • Be available after hours to attend to critical outages and planned changes.

Skills and competence:

 

  • Proven track record of designing, implementing, and supporting high scale services.
  • Ability to match business needs with smart solutions to meet scalability and costing needs.
  • Ability to constructively lead others and by so doing raise team performance.
  • An excellent communicator both verbally and written.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to absorb pressure in stressful situations.
  • Broad cloud knowledge, staying abreast of all tech trends.
  • Flexible about working with a wide range of technologies.

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in managing and building scalable infrastructure.
  • 5+ years’ hands-on DevOps experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in working in agile teams.
  • Software related degree/diploma
  • Preferred certifications: Microsoft Azure Architect Design / Technologies, Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions and Security Technologies
  • Hands on experience with the following:
  • Architectural and strategic input
  • Cost calculations and budgeting for forecasts and planning
  • Documentation for both knowledge sharing and auditing needs
  • Azure
  • Virtual Networking
  • Secure practices
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • IIS
  • MS SQL
  • PowerShell
  • Bash
  • Infrastructure as code

Desirable skills:

 

  • Redis
  • ElasticSearch
  • AWS
  • nGinx
  • MySQL
  • GCP
  • Containerisation
  • Serverless architecture

Does the above match your experience and expectations? If so, please get in touch asap. We look forward to receiving your cv!

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Thursday, 12 May 2022 15:27

PHP Developer

We have an exciting opportunity for an PHP developer to join our client, a world leader in with bookings / transfer solutions.

The role can be fully remote, with occasional visits to the office required.

Our client is looking for PHP profiles with excellent organisation, time management and planning skills

The successful PHP developer will be part of a team that is responsible for designing and delivering flexible, high-performance web applications.

Your role will involve:

  • Working within an Agile development environment.
  • Having initiative and drive to research and promote new technologies.
  • Anticipating, predicting and resolving problems before schedules are impacted.
  • Solving problems independently and as part of a team.
  • Maintaining and improving the existing code base; providing great technical insight and documentation.
  • Helping identify new opportunities and improvements, playing an active role around input into design and functionality decisions

Skills/knowledge:

  • Software development experience.
  • Experience building and integrating APIs.
  • Strong background or interest in delivering successful products/systems.
  • Experience writing high-quality, solid code taking into account security, performance, resilience, scale and re-use when developing.
  • Be comfortable writing automated tests for your code (PHPUnit/Behat/PHPSpec etc…).
  • Devops mindset, particularly around automation.
  • Comfortable on Linux command line.

This is a fantastic opportunity with an exciting company that offers the room to grow and expand technically and professionally.

If you believe you are the right candidate for this role, then please do not hesitate to apply.

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Thursday, 05 May 2022 15:41

Head of Analytics

Contract opportunity: calling profiles for a Head of Analytics role with our London based client!

This is a hybrid work role, with the expectation to be 2/3 days onsite.

Our client is looking for a profilewith Power BI experience and good technical knowledge of BI tools to be the face of analytics/data in the organisation and help them move forward in their analytics transformation journey.

The successful Head of Analytics will demonstrate excellent communication skills and ideally have the following experience:

  • Senior leadership experience in an analytics related role, with multiple stakeholders, and a complex and technical operating environment.
  • Commercial experience with a record of delivering outcomes that add value or impact on service delivery and produce ROI.
  • Experience of working with a range of operational stakeholders; demonstrating excellent communication and engagement.
  • Experience in managing projects or delivering analytics transformation programmes successfully.
  • Experience in delivering excellent customer service; preferably delivering analytics.
  • Experience of shaping strategy and vision for your service area and delivering it successfully
  • Good experience of working in an agile product delivery model, ideally data related products, as the responsible person

Your technical skills will include:

  • Good knowledge (Head of level) around data and analytics that optimise performance and deliver value; user experience, design, technical skills, and platform knowledge. To the level that are able to engage with technical staff and data architectures or experts.
  • Excellent knowledge of Power BI and other analytics or data tools, technologies, preferably Microsoft. As well as good understanding of data architecture. To the level that you are able to engage with technical staff and data architectures or experts.
  • Good knowledge of SQL, ETL technologies and data modelling. Knowledge of programming languages useful for data analytics such as Python
  • Good knowledge of the Azure cloud data platform and the potential to use its services to improve analytics
  • Good knowledge of testing BI software, release cycles, devops (dataops) and how to successfully move a product from development to production
  • Ability to understand complex technical/technology solutions and concepts, with the ability to solve complex problems.
  • Effective IT skills including basic/intermediate/advanced MS Office skills
  • Ability to mitigate and manage complex risks; including technical or regulatory ones such as GDPR, SDR etc.

Please send your CV or get in touch for further information ASAP!

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Thursday, 05 May 2022 15:03

Solution Architect / C# .Net, Azure

Solution Architect / C# .Net, Azure

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Solution Architect / Senior Architect / Lead Architect with strong Microsoft experience in C# .Net and Azure to join our client based in London.

This is an exciting ongoing project digitalizing and modernizing a Multi-Billion Pound organization and bringing them to the forefront of technology.

We are looking for someone that’s technically very strong, but also has a strong commercial acumen as well as the ability to lead a team and talk directly to board level executives, Client facing as well as overseeing an Indian Development team of 30 Developers.

Skills and experience:

•             Solution Architecture

•             Team Leadership

•             Strategic Thinker

•             .Net C#

•             React

•             Azure

•             Integration technologies, middleware, service oriented architecture and API

•             Cloud (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS)

•             Experience of working with senior business stakeholders

Our client can provide sponsorship. Ideally they are looking for a permanent placement, but they will consider contractors.

For further details regarding this exciting permanent opportunity, please don’t hesitate to apply

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