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Thursday, 18 April 2019 14:43

Technical Test Analyst

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent contract opportunity for an experienced Technical Test Analyst to join a renowned client in The Hague, Netherlands.
The Technical Test Analyst must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in conducting functional testing of web applications to fulfil the requirements for the role as a Test Analyst.
It is desirable that the Technical Test Analyst holds an ISEB/ISTQB certification but being able to compose suitable Test Documentation is essential. The duration of this role is initially for 6 months and the all-inclusive daily rate is €350 euros.
What is expected of the Technical Test Analyst? - Role and Responsibilities:
• Taking the lead and advising on the test analysis, design and execution of specific parts related to a large monolithic core solution currently being re-engineered to a micro service-based application
• Design, code and execute new automated GUI tests based on C#/Selenium Web driver triggered by continuous integration of builds.
• Design, code and execute automated tests of REST-API (micro) services running on Docker Swarm clusters
• Design and execute manual test scripts of the Solution
• Design and execute performance test scripts (based on JMeter)
• Design and execute testing of system integrations, data migrations or BI solutions 
• Creating representative test data for the Solution.
Required Skills:
• A minimum of 5 years of experience in conducting functional testing of web applications.
• A minimum of 2 years of experience in designing, coding and executing automated GUI tests using a (.net or JAVA) programming language and respective tools, such as Selenium WebDriver
• A minimum of 1 year of experience in designing, coding and executing automated REST-API tests on applications based on a micro-service architecture or running in containers
• A minimum of 6 months of experience in test planning and test management
• A minimum 6 months of experience in conducting performance testing of web applications / services
• Knowledge of how to: determine suitable test approaches, compose suitable Test Documentation, define suitable acceptance criteria, review structurally work products from other teams
• Knowledge of how to design, code and execute functional automated REST-API tests on applications/ services based on a micro-service architecture or running in containers
• Knowledge of how to design, code and execute unit and integration tests using a programming language.
• Knowledge of how to design, code and execute automated functional GUI tests using Selenium WebDriver in continuous integration
Desirable Skills:
• Knowledge of how to conduct performance testing of “containerised” web applications/services
• Knowledge of SQL using Data Manipulation/Definition /Control commands) or OLAP cubes
• Knowledge of testing the following Software Quality Characteristics: Functionality, Technical Security, Usability, Efficiency, Reliability & Maintainability
• Knowledge of ISEB/ISTQB terminology
If you believe you are the right candidate for this role as a Technical Test Analyst, then please do not hesitate to apply with a copy of your most recent CV.
 
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Tuesday, 16 April 2019 15:22

Lead Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer Needed! Endeavour Recruitment is seeking an experienced Lead Software Engineer for their client in Leicester.  The Lead Software Engineer is required to work closely with the project manager.  Primary responsibility will be the delivery of the technical scope of projects through the full lifecycle.  Salary up to £50K plus benefits.

 

Our client is based in Leicester, the largest city in the East Midlands.  It is home to manufacturing, engineering and IT industries.  With an excellent infrastructure of road and rail links this makes Leicester accessible from many regions.

Benefits:

  •         Pension Contribution of 6%
  •         Health Care Cash Plan
  •         Dental Plan
  •         Travel Insurance
  •         Critical Illness Cover
  •         Home Insurance
  •         Holiday Trading Scheme
  •         Cycle to Work Scheme
  •         Discounts on Shopping, Cinema, Days Out

Responsibilities:

 

The Lead Software Engineer will manage teams of software engineers and testers to deliver projects to requisite quality standards on time and within budget. There will also be responsibility for the delivery of the technical scope of the project throughout the complete project lifecycle.  This is not a “hands on development role” but is about management of teams, resolving issues arising and guiding where necessary.

Working Knowledge Required:

  •         Minimum of 5 Years in Full Software Development Lifecycle
  •         Minimum of 3 Years in a Technical Lead role
  •         Experience of Designing & Implementing High Availability Systems
  •         Analysing Requirements & Compiling Functional Design
  •         UML
  •         Agile, Waterfall and V methodologies
  •         SQL
  •         C# - ASP.Net – Visual Studio
  •         Experience of working in ISO9001 environment
  •         Onsite Testing experience
  •         Degree in Computer Science or related subject

Additional Competencies:

  •         Business Intelligence reporting and associated dashboard design capability.
  •         Good working knowledge of current software legislative requirements.
  •         Previous experience in either Logistics, Material Handling or Airports or Manufacturing.
  •         Eligible for, or holds current SC clearance

 

If you believe you have the right experience and previous track record to successfully deliver in this role, then please apply quickly in order to be shortlisted.  

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019 15:18

Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer Needed! Endeavour Recruitment is seeking an experienced Software Test Engineer for their client in Leicester.  The Software Test Engineer is required to take responsibility for testing software on multiple projects and ensure all defects are resolved. A background in process control, warehouse automation or industrial control logistics advantageous.  Salary up to £40K plus benefits.

 

Our client is based in Leicester, the largest city in the East Midlands.  It is home to manufacturing, engineering and IT industries.  With an excellent infrastructure of road and rail links this makes Leicester accessible from many regions.

Benefits:

  •        Pension Contribution of 6%
  •        Health Care Cash Plan
  •        Dental Plan
  •        Travel Insurance
  •        Critical Illness Cover
  •        Home Insurance
  •        Holiday Trading Scheme
  •        Cycle to Work Scheme
  •        Discounts on Shopping, Cinema, Days Out

Responsibilities:

 

Working collaboratively with Software Engineers the Software Test Engineer would take ownership of the testing requirements.  You must ensure that all function and non-functional requirements are translated into test cases.  Manage the configuration control of hardware and software test environments.  Perform testing and record results.  Ensure testing is carried out with the project constraints.

Working Knowledge Required:

 

  •        Software release and configuration management systems.
  •        Installation and configuration of applications on Windows/Unix/Linux server environments.
  •        SQL to query database table content.
  •        Work in Process Control, Warehouse Automation, Control Logistics or a similar business area.
  •        Experience in performing Factory and User Acceptance Testing.
  •        Testing of mission critical high availability systems.
  •        Generating test scenarios from client’s brief and translating into functional tests.
  •        Minimum of ISEB foundation certificate for software testing
  •        Experience using both V-model and Waterfall methodology is essential

If you believe you have the right experience and previous track record to successfully deliver in this role, then please apply quickly in order to be shortlisted.  

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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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Wednesday, 20 March 2019 17:11

IT Technical Support Analyst

Are you available?

Are you a hands-on problem solver with excellent communication skills? 

Endeavour is looking for a dedicated IT Technical Support Analyst to join our client’s team in their London office ASAP.

Our client is the leading provider of customer service solutions for the Public Sector.

The successful Technical Support Analyst will be solving 3rd and 2nd line support tickets.

Your role will involve liaising with Technical Consultants and making sure all the queries are resolved.

Required skills/experience:

  • 1+ year experience in a SaaS Technical Support role
  • Experience with third line (development) support and bug fixing
  • Experience with databases and SQL (MySQL and MS SQL)
  • Basic HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to details
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to work with large amount of information and prioritise tasks
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical customers or colleagues
  • Willingness to learn and knowledge share
  • You are initiative and willing to mentor less technical colleagues

Desirable:

  • Development experience, particularly with PHP and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of git and GitHub
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, especially S3 and SDB services

If you are an experienced Technical Support Analyst wanting to join an established and reputable client, then get in touch for further details ASAP!

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Tuesday, 19 March 2019 09:43

Business Analyst

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our client, a leading publishing company, based in Central London, near Covent Garden. You will provide your expertise to realise the development of new systems, you will ideally have experience working within the Publishing industry and have experience with Bibliographic databases. Salary IRO £45,000 per annum.

 

You will be responsible for defining requirements, analysing data, managing vendors and stakeholders, and supporting the Project Office.

Required Skills and Knowledge –

  • Requirement gathering
  • BPMN/UML Workflow
  • Experience working with third-party APIs
  • Stakeholder management
  • Beneficial – Knowledge of Project Management Methodologies
  • Beneficial – Knowledge of SQL and understanding of ETL and data modelling
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills

 

Please apply as soon as possible to be included on the shortlist for this role.

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Tuesday, 26 February 2019 12:53

Solutions Architect

We are looking for a Solution Architect to join our Digital Transformation client’s team, based in Sheffield on a permanent basis.

The ideal profile will have experience of working with a Java-based eCommerce technologies such as IBM WebSphere Commerce, SAP Hybris, Salesforce DemandWare or Oracle-ATG.

The successful candidate will be required to lead the solution design, assist in solution implementation and be responsible for the technical delivery of complex solutions to a wide range of clients.

You will be required to work closely with clients and the internal delivery teams to ensure our solutions meet the business requirements and are delivered to our client’s principles, standards and best practices. The candidate should be business focused and have a proven track record of delivery.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Producing and owning technical solutions to fit business requirements and ensuring successful delivery.
  • Producing and owning solution design documents covering baseline and target architectures for applications, integrations, data and technology – ensuring the design meets architecture principles and best practices for the technology platform and justifying the solution design against other options.
  • Producing technical specifications for lead developers covering mid-low level application, interface and database design, including identifying relevant design patterns and application frameworks.
  • Communicating technical architectures and designs to internal teams, including developers and testers.
  • Communicating directly with the customer on all aspects of the technical design, including running design workshops, participating in architecture reviews, providing recommendations and reasons for key design decisions and explaining complex technical designs to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Communicating directly with 3rd parties to agree designs, especially in the integration domain.
  • Identifying impacts of a given solution/architecture and challenging business requirements or suggesting alternate solutions where necessary.
  • Identifying and managing key stakeholders of the architecture change.
  • Working collaboratively with other architects and lead developers to share knowledge and solutions.
  • Estimating the design and implementation effort of large-scale and complex ecommerce solutions and assisting in the delivery, migration and go-live planning.
  • Ownerships of the technical delivery, ensuring and demonstrating the quality of the deliverable, from code quality through to performance, scalability and security of the solution.
  • Leading new application/technical architects in all aspects of the above.
  • Keeping up todate with technology changes (e.g. trends, software updates, platform updated, 3rd party solutions) and reviewing these for recommendation into new projects or existing clients.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Proven experience in leading or assisting and delivering large-scale architecture change projects in ecommerce, retail or manufacturing.
  • Proven technical leadership skills with an internal team within a client facing environment.
  • An understanding of web technologies and an appreciation for capacity and performance design considerations
  • Java and J2EE development (e.g. JSP, EJB, JPA, Struts, Spring, core JAVA)
  • Develop performant and secure code (incl. SQL) for high-traffic production use, following pre-defined principles and guidelines
  • Working knowledge of application server technologies (e.g. WebSphere Application Server) including clustered environments
  • Have good front-end development skills in HTML, CSS and JS frameworks (e.g. JQuery) and are familiar with Ajax
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Preferable to have a good understanding of IBM WebSphere Commerce (WC) functional and technical architecture including design and development best practice and the associate technologies:
  • WebSphere Commerce (WC) functional architecture (e.g. store, catalog, merchandising, marketing, orders)
  • WC frameworks (e.g. Command framework, MVC,)
  • WC search
  • Common WC data models (User, Orders, Catalogs, Promotions etc.)
  • WC messaging infrastructure (inbound and outbound, REST, MQ, BOD)
  • WC persistence layer (SDO and EJB/access/data beans)
  • WC development environment, SVN and GIT repos
  • SOLR search
  • IBM DB2 Database
  • Demonstrate and develop to WC best practices, especially with regards to security and customisations
  • Have a working knowledge of Dynacache
  • An understanding of WC deployment models (e.g. 3-tier, de-coupled storefront/search

 DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Previous experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Experience developing headless WebSphere Commerce solutions
  • An interest in the ongoing developments of WebSphere Commerce (e.g. xC programming model, JPA)
  • Web-tier configuration experience (e.g. Apache, IIS)
  • Having worked on solutions utilising edge-caches and CDNs

If this role sounds of interest to you, please get in touch ASAP or apply with your CV

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Tuesday, 26 February 2019 10:32

Documentum Administrator

Our client, a large European Organisation is  looking for a motivated person to join their  Documentum administration team, working on a large-scale IT infrastructure project.

The contract will involve the operational support of the platform and the response to customer incidents.

Objectives         

Operate day-to-day the Documentum and Preservica platforms and implement of changes

Handle incidents on the Documentum and Preservica platforms, including participation in a 24/7 oncall rotation

Work to improve operational efficiency by providing automation and contribute to updating procedures

Essential skills   

2 years of experience with EMC Documentum or another Enterprise Content Management software

Experience  working on JEE application servers (Weblogic/JBoss/Wildfly)

Hands-on experience with Linux and SQL

Extensive experience working in a multi-cultural environment

Desirable skills (nice to have)     

Knowledge of Electronic Records Management solutions

Experience writing Ansible jobs

Knowledge of another  European language

Please apply for further details of this excellent contract opportunity.

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:12

Senior Software Engineer

Endeavour Recruitment is seeking a Senior Software Engineer, somebody who is passionate about design and development.  Candidates should have a Masters’ or Degree in Computer Science plus 3-4 years relevant industry experience.  Salary circa £50K DOE.

 

A background in SaaS will be beneficial for this role, as is previous experience of working in the automotive industry.   With easy access to the M1, this makes our clients’ location in Milton Keynes accessible from many locations.  Pictured originally as a new London overspill, Milton Keynes is a modern city halfway between London and Birmingham. 

About the Role:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work as part of the automotive team and be fully involved in the design, development, testing and delivery of solutions for vehicle tracking.

Technical skills sought:

  • Microsoft Full Stack
  • MVC
  • .Net
  • Angular
  • Bootstrap
  • SOAP
  • Restful
  • C#
  • SQL Server
  • AWS
  • XML
  • JSON
  • Agile

Applications are invited from talented individuals who have the motivation to combine design with programming.   Is this you?   Please send your application across to be shortlisted.

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