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Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent new contract opportunity for a Project Manager  specialising in Test Assurance to join a global security client in The Hague, Netherlands. This contract is until the end of June 2019 and the rate for this role is €100 euros per hour.

Duties and Required Skills:

Must be currently SC or NATO cleared.

Help on the schedule and resource planning:

  • Assessment of the ITM Project Master Schedule
  • Analysis of the Agency resources needed to support
  • Preparation phase (test case analysis, test plan review): both IV&V staff and SME
  • Test execution: IV&V staff, SME, Service Line

Analysis of the dependencies:

  • Dates of delivery of the input needed for test: approved processes, design, ICD
  • Interconnection with NCI, NCIRC, NEDS

Output of this task: resources needed per week/month

  • Help for the reporting
  • Maintain the dashboard
  • Structure the requirements and the allocation per test event

Collect statistics from TestRail and JIRA regarding the test status:

  • Test Plan assessment
  • Ensure that the scope is in line with the Test strategy and the scheduled test events

Coordinate with SME to ensure pre-requisite for testing are met:

  • Witness testing potentially (but depends on availability of internal resources).

If you are experienced 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.

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Friday, 24 August 2018 09:25

Automated Software Tester

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for experienced Automated Software Testers to join our clients’ growing team.  You would be joining a team where talent is recognised, and knowledge is shared.  Based in Fife our client is close to Dunfermline and the Forth Road Bridge making Edinburgh easily accessible.  Competitive Salary IRO £30K to £40K depending on experience.

Our client has an ambitious Software Engineering team of approximately 50 developers/testers.  To join as an Automated Tester, you should be familiar with TDD and BDD and know how to design for testability.  Candidates should also have a significant track record of working in a similar testing environment.

Required Competencies:

  • Testing of REST APIs or other web API, such as SOAP
  • BDD/Gherkin, Python, Postman, Selenium
  • Ability to influence people to embrace good test practices and disciplines
  • Lean Techniques and Agile
  • Degree in Computer Science or related subject
  • Testing tools such as Pywinauto and Behave
  • Experience of Pycharm, Jira
  • Testing of .NET, IIS and Windows REST API performance

 

Applicants are invited to apply as soon as possible to be included on the shortlist.

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Monday, 16 July 2018 09:13

QA Test Engineer / Contract / Ireland

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent new opportunity for a QA Test Engineer to join a leading software development organisation based in Cork in Ireland.  The duration of this contract is 6 months and the all-inclusive daily rate for this role is €325.

Required Skills:

  • Must have 4+ cumulative years of Software Test experience.
  • Proven track record using Industry Standard Test Automation Tools, Visual Studio Team System (Test Edition), Selenium (WebDriver) or similar tools.
  • Experience of structured testing methods and techniques.
  • Working knowledge.Net advantageous.
  • Strong testing background expected with experience writing test plans and test procedures.
  • Experience in the use of Defect Tracking tools like Microsoft TFS, HP ALM or Jira.
  • Experience testing business / enterprise applications.
  • Working knowledge of SQL.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute test plans and test cases to solve technical challenges and shorten the test cycle through automation. 
  • Add to our company’s testing efforts and improve the test frameworks, tools and technologies
  • Contribute and evolve high quality test solutions for functional, regression and performance testing
  • Develop an understanding of client business terminology practice and procedures within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Provide input as per best practice (estimating, designing, developing and executing test procedures and test cases).
  • Manage priorities and set expectations when faced with multiple demanding tasks.
    • Adhere to and promote internal information security policies and procedures
  • Work closely with the Development team on a daily basis.
  • Liaise with Business Analysts/Business Users if requirements are unclear.
  • Execute Test plans and Regression Test plans within agreed timescales and standards.
  • Test complex areas of application(s) and use business knowledge to determine if functionality is correct.
  • Investigate and document defects in a defect-tracking system and verify resolution to ensure prompt closure of all defects.
  • Clearly articulate and communicate testing status, and red/yellow flags, which might interfere with the achievement of QA milestones.

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 long-term contract opportunity for a Second and Third Line Support SAP Consultant to join a multinational client in the public sector based in Munich, Germany. This is initially a 12 month contract and the all-inclusive daily rate for this role is €450 euros.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • At least 2 years of experience with helpdesk activities
  • Experience in a SAP environment SAP Vendor Master Data Management, SAP ERP i.e.: FI, CO, MM, SD, PS
  • Knowledge in HR services i.e.: PA, PT, PY, PE, PD
  • Experience with service desk software like Jira, Zendesk, iET, Remedy
  • Knowledge of ITIL
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office 2010
  • Proven experience in working with people in a multinational, multicultural environment
  • Excellent communication skills in English both orally and in writing.
  • German language skills would be an advantage

Deliverable Service:

  • Assistance with the provision and analyses of statistics for the Service Desk
  • Assistance in the preparation of monthly SLA compliancy reports
  • Make suggestions, by running reports and analysing trends
  • Monitoring, processing and clarification of User requests for on-demand services
  • Execution of special tasks entrusted by the line-manager

Please get in touch for further details on this excellent long term contract opportunity.

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Endeavour has an exciting long-term contract opportunity for a Business Analyst Expert to join a client, based in Belgium, on an English-speaking site.

The successful candidate is required to have an EU/British passport, as there will be travelling to other European countries involved, approximately twice per month.

You will perform the role of Business Analyst in a project to implement additional EMEA companies acquired by acquisition on the existing processes and capabilities on the target SAP platform. Your main responsibilities will include:

 

  • Perform a FIT/GAP analysis comparing current business processes and capabilities and the processes and capabilities of the target SAP system and organization.
  • Interact with business partners to identify processes and user requirements.
  • Write user stories and use cases and acceptance criteria in the AGILE methodology.
  • Do conceptual solution design with clear indication which capabilities are available and which need enhancement. Align with the Product owner on solution vision.
  • Explain to Business partners how requirements are implemented from a functional standpoint in SAP.
  • Be part of the scrum team. Transfer and clarify the requirement and solution concept to the functional analysts. Define impact of and review changes to the SAP system and ensure every deliverable is aligned to a definition of readiness.
  • Prepare and support User Training and User Acceptance testing.

Required skills/experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of the SAP SD module (Order processing - Delivery processing - Billing) and knowledge of integration points with SAP MM and FI modules.
  • Minimum 5 years SD hands-on SAP SD configuration Experience. Excellent knowledge of Order to Cash process in particular and Supply Chain processes in general.
  • Excellent knowledge of English (verbal & writing) required.
  • Business facing communication skills: ask the right questions about business processes in order to come to system requirements. Explain the functional design to a business audience.
  • Experience in project work in a team, work against a project plan with milestones. Ability to align solution design concept between the product owner, functional, technical and integrating teams.
  • Ability to work independently on tasks and report on ETC. High sense of compliance.

 

Desirable skills / experience:

  • AGILE, rRDM methodologies
  • Experience with working in an international environment, with key users located across the EMEA region.
  • Experience with working in a virtual team & collaboration with off-shore ABAP team.
  • Knowledge of the SAP cross system flow of goods solution & APO global ATP check
  • Tool knowledge: JIRA, Confluence, HP ALM Quality Center, DocSpace.

Please get in touch ASAP for further details on this excellent opportunity!

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017 12:24

Cloud Automated Developer / Belgium

Endeavour Recruitment has an superb opportunity for a degree educated Cloud Automation Developer with a minimum 7 years relevant experience and expertise to join our Devops team in  Brussels. This is a 6 month contract with possible extension.

Requirements of the project

As a Cloud Automation Developer, you will take up a role in the Devops team. You will take  ownership in the implementation and maintenance of the data center tooling landscape.

You will focus on automating service delivery and providing means for easy and low cost operations. You support different teams that design.

This includes the specific following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Development and support on our CMDB & Automation engine
  • Analysis & development for data center automation projects
  • Development & operational support on our external world interface

 

 

Candidate Requirements:-

 

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience and expertise in:
  • Java, Spring, Hibernate, JSF, PrimeFaces, …
  • SQL (MySQL, MariaDB, Postgres, Oracle, NoSQL, ...)
  • Adobe Flex, ActionScript
  • Perl, Phyton, Ruby, PHP…
  • WebServices: SOAP, REST, JSON, …
  • Linux (RedHat)
  • Tomcat, Apache, JBOSS suite, ..
  • Agile development & Scrum principles
  • SVN, GitLab source control
  • JIRA
  • CI/CD methodology and tooling experience (Jenkins, …)
  • Knowledge of typical data center related technologies (TCP/IP, networking, security, virtualization, storage, systems, monitoring, ...)
  • You take initiative and systematically drive for results
  • You are a team player
  • You are able to meet and exceed customers’ expectations (internal or external)
  • You are able to inform your customers/colleagues timely and efficiently
  • You manage your time and project planning efficiently
  • You are able to learn quickly
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Thursday, 30 November 2017 16:57

Project Manager Officer

Endeavour is looking for a skilled Project Officer to join a leading pharmaceutical organisation based in London.

The ideal candidate will be working with Project Managers, supporting project planning, monitoring and management reporting for a large software development project.

Required skills and experience

•Prince2 foundation or above is desirable

•Experience in controlling and managing a project repository of documents and other deliverable.

•Experience in facilitating project management and requirements change management processes.

•Detailed project scheduling, support, monitoring and reporting, non-financial project administration, management of document repository, management of requirements changes.

•Experience with  Microsoft Project tools for planning and tracking of project work;

•Knowledge of Atlassian, JIRA and Confluence as a delivery platform;

•Familiar with the role of configuration and document management in the context of a software Development project;

•Preparation and maintenance of detailed project schedules in MS Project, including resource planning, under the guidance of project management.

Please apply ASAP and get in touch for further details, on this excellent opportunity!

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Friday, 24 November 2017 10:28

Test Analyst

Endeavour Recruitment is looking for two Permanent Test Analysts for their client based in Brighton.  This is primarily a Manual Testing role, but experience of Automated Testing would be advantageous.  Training for this would also be provided.  Between 2-5 years’ experience required.  The salary on offer is between £25K to £30K.

 

The ideal candidates will have worked in a Testing role before and therefore be familiar with Agile, TDD, and implementing test plans.   The client requires candidates who are excellent communicators, are extremely business focussed and are keen to build on their testing abilities to help deliver automated regression testing.

Essential Candidate Experience:

  • 2-5 years’ Testing experience
  • Jira &/or Bugzilla
  • Linux / Windows
  • Web Based Applications
  • NoSQL, MySQL & SQL Server
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Apache, Tomcat, jBoss

If you are interested in this role and you have the right experience, then please apply for the role with your most up to date CV that includes the experience you have relevant to the role.

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Monday, 23 October 2017 08:22

Configuration/Release Manager

Are you a certified Configuration Manager looking for a new contract opportunity working in a fantastic team for a large European client? Please get in touch for further details.

Essential experience required:

  • Proven experience in Test environment management where environments were shared across multiple projects and maintenance activities.
  • Experience using incidents and problem management processes.
  • Working experience with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, Tempo).
  • Experience with Document and Content management systems (Documentum).
  • Experience in multicultural and multilingual IT operations departments
  • Knowledge of ISTQB.

Role-specific skills, competencies & responsibilities :

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Support the coordination of releases and changes in the test environments by following the processes in place.
  • Improve, streamline and expand existing processes.
  • Schedule, plan and coordinate IT Operations resources to ensure effective and successful completion of releases & changes.
  • Work closely with various IT teams to ensure a timely completion of releases & changes in the test environments.
  • Follow up on incidents and problems management activities related to test environments.
  • Prepare and maintain the calendar of test releases and communicate it to IT operations teams.
  • Participate in Continual Service Improvement (CSI) ITIL lifecycle phase.
  • Produce reports on activities for management.
  • Attend meetings for communications and resolve blocking points.
  • Willingness to explain the change and release processes in place for the test environment and act as a point of contact for questions related to release & change to stakeholders.
  • Raise and follow up on identified risks.

 

We look forward to your application!

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Wednesday, 06 September 2017 10:28

Oracle DBA contract/SWISS WORK PERMIT required

Endeavour is looking for an experienced Oracle DBA to join our client, based in Switzerland, for an excellent 6 month contract, with possible extension.

The successful candidate must have a Swiss Work Permit for this contract role.

The project follows Agile software development methodology. A database model (Oracle SQL developer) and its design documentation already exist. Due to the Agile project methodology, regular adjustments to all database related elements are required during the development of the application components. All adjustments are being reviewed, implemented, documented, tested and tracked by a version-controlled (SVN) change request procedure (JIRA).

As the ideal Oracle DBA candidate, you will have a proven track record of 5 to 7 years’ experience.

Excellent English communication is required, and French speaking will be an advantage.

Your daily tasks will include the following:

  • Perform regular updates of the  Platform data model, mapping documents, SQL scripts and database design documentation (English) during the agile development of the Hague Platform application. Ensure that all adjustments are reviewed, implemented, documented, tested and tracked by the version control system (SVN). Record change requests and related actions in JIRA.
  • Ensure that the database design complies with security recommendations
  • Assess and evaluate technical change requests from a database performance point-of-view.
  • Enforce naming convention and general consistency of the model.
  • Liaise with the data integration specialist(s) and legacy data experts to help the migration of legacy data effort.
  • Develop and perform database tests to avoid regressions.

Please do get in touch for further details on this fantastic opportunity!

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