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New Requirement! – IT Team Leader – MOD or Military background – Wiltshire, Perm

Skills: IT Team Leader, MOD or Military background. My client based just outside Swindon, Wiltshire, are looking for IT Team Leader with an MOD or Military background. You will be required to apply for Security Clearance to SC level after joining if you don’t not have this clearance already. You must have:

  • Experience of supervising a team of IT Technicians.
  • Significant experience of providing 2nd line support covering complex: Incident, Problem and Change Management.
  • Experience of working in a Defence based (or similar) environment.
  • Broad knowledge of IT and communications services and technologies.
  • End user device support and configuration: PC, Printer
  • Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Active Directory and Domain management
  • Network Technologies: LAN/WLAN/WAN.
  • Server Technologies: Microsoft Server, Virtualisation.
  • Storage Technologies: SAN architecture, Backup

 

Role involves leading a site-based team to ensure services are delivered to the customer within the stated SLAs. This includes:

 

  • Ensure that overall performance of the team meets: customer service level requirements, operational performance targets, financial objectives, and compliance criteria.
  • Establish a Training and development framework that will ensure the team has the necessary: technical, process, customer and business competencies, as well as clear career development paths.
  • Establish relationships with key internal stakeholders, including the management of regular: performance and planning reviews.

 

Covering a broad range of: Device, Compute, Network and Application services, the prime responsibilities include the deployment, support, maintenance and changes for:

  • IT end user support.
  • IT devices (e.g. Laptops).
  • LAN Infrastructure.
  • Wi-Fi Infrastructure.
  • Security infrastructure.
  • Compute and Storage infrastructure.
  • Print Services.
  • Audio Visual Services.
  • Operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows.
  • A range of industry standard and bespoke applications.

Please send your CV for more information and a full job spec!

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Start:ASAP

Duration: Perm

Salary: £30k + Bonus + Good Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Desktop Support Engineer, 1st & 2nd Line IT Support Analyst – West Yorkshire, Perm

Skills: Desktop Support Engineer, IT Support Engineer, 1st and 2nd Line IT Support Analyst, Active Directory, Remote Support tools, Office 365 Administration, Windows 7, MS Office 2013, general network support skills, Windows Server 2012, mobile phone/tablet technology, with an excellent phone manner/communication skills. You must be comfortable in end user support role, with excellent customer relationship skills but also pro-active. You must have experience in desktop support, working with helpdesk systems, Active Directory, Remote Support, Windows 7, MS Office, general network support and troubleshooting, familiar with Windows Server and support telephone systems. Role involves support for all desktop and laptop support, management of new starters and leavers, installation of software, remote support, IT administration, procurement of hardware and software as required, assist with IT project work when required. This role is commutable from Bradford, Wakefield, Halifax. Please send in your CV ASAP for more information and a full job spec.

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Start:ASAP

Duration: Perm

Salary: £28k-£30k + Good Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Salesforce Administrator – Hampshire, Contract

Skills: Salesforce Administrator. Looking for an experienced Salesforce Administrator to work within the PMO Team.Must have good knowledge of Salesforce, KPI’s, Reporting and Excel.

Recognised qualifications essential for role:

  • in depth Salesforce skills
  • Knowledge of project planning methodologies
  • Previous experience of working on large complex programmes from start up to close down
  • Strong competence in structured and rigorous working methods, pragmatic problem solving and effective influencing and communication skills.
  • Proven experience in project coordination.

Role specific skills required:

  • Ability to assist team members with learning new processes and procedures.
  • Can maintain ownership of the project delivery based on the plan.

Role, technical or sector experience required:

  • Highly motivated, flexible and committed to delivering against objectives within tight timescales, to budget whilst maintaining quality in a rapidly changing environment
  • Advanced experience of Microsoft excel & project an advantage
  • Diplomatic but tenacious with the ability to organise, plan and deliver to specification

 

Location: Winchester, Hampshire

Start: ASAP

Duration: 3 Months

Salary: £350pd

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – C# ASP.NET Web Developer – Wiltshire, Perm

Skills C# ASP.NET Web Developer. My client based in Swindon, Wiltshire, has a new requirement for a C# ASP.NET Web Developer. You must have experience in developing websites/digital based systems in C#/ASP.Net with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, SQL & XML. You will be responsible for developing, maintaining and managing web/digital based systems, development of a corporate internet/digital strategy, document all systems being developed. Any Sharepoint experience would be highly desirable. You can expect to be treated like a real asset ! In return my client offers a superb working culture, 37 hours working week (no crazy late night working hours), with a relaxed environment. Keywords: C# ASP.Net Web Developer, HTML, SQL, JavaScript, SQL. Please send in your CV ASAP for more information.This role is commutable from Chippenham, Marlborough & Newbury.

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Start:ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £34.5k + Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Application Architect – Financial Services – West Midlands, Perm

Skills: Application Architect – Financial Services. My client based in West Midlands are looking for Application Architect with Financial Services experience. You will propose high level design options for potential solutions to business problems, and produce detailed applications designs, whilst also being expected to design appropriate transitional stages within the projects. You will ensure a business-wide understanding of how the Applications components of the IT infrastructure integrate and ensure that the impacts of proposed changes to Applications are understood by all appropriate staff.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • To play a role in the requirements gathering process for projects, such that architectural requirements are considered and documented alongside business requirements.
  • Design the way Applications will operate and interact with each other in order to meet the requirements of projects, including the design of solutions that offer interim benefits that can be delivered during the project journey.
  • Assuring solutions are in line with the Architectural Principles and documenting these solutions in the form of High Level Designs during the initial stages of the project, and once approved documenting the Detailed Designs in conjunction with the suppliers and technical teams.
  • Working with different departments across the business to ensure projects and plans are completed as designed.
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of how the Applications components fit together at a detailed level.
  • Input into the definition of the Target Operating Model by providing a strategic view of future use of Applications based on known and planned projects.

 

Skills & Attributes

 

  • The ability to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally with all levels of staff and tailor communication towards the target audience.
  • An understanding of Security risks and issues.
  • Possess knowledge of processes, core systems, procedures and policies.
  • Experience and knowledge of Financial Services.
  • Being able to analyse understand complex internal and external documentation.
  • Have an overview of the technical infrastructure within which the systems operate.
  • A reasonable understanding of how the systems operate to support the relevant business processes.
  • Being able to understand and work with multiple work streams and multiple system interdependencies.

 

 

 

Please send in your CV ASAP for a great opportunity and a full job spec!

Location: West Midlands

Start:ASAP

Duration: Perm

Salary: £50k-£62k + Pension + Good Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Field Engineer, Desktop Support Engineer – South West London, Perm

Skills: Field Engineer, Desktop Support Engineer. My client based in South West London (Battersea arena) are looking for a IT Field Engineer with previous field service experience, excellent client facing skills and strong technical background with a good first time fix record, troubleshoot skills in Windows based PC’s network issues, printers. Working hours are 08.00 to 17.30 Monday to Friday. You will be provide field support for my client in London, operating North/South London with some outer London on occasions/full driving license needed and your own car – millage paid at 16pm. Please send your CV ASAP and I will get back to you.

Location: London

Start:ASAP

Duration: Perm

Salary: £33.5k + £4k Car Allowance + Millage + Good Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – 2nd / 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer – Remote Support – Glasgow, Perm

Skills: 2nd / 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer – Remote Support, Windows Server 2003/2008, Exchange 2003/2007, Active Directory, Basic Networking, Firewalls. My client based in Glasgow, has a new requirement for a 2nd / 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer for an 6 months Fixed Term contract with a view to go permanent (You will be on my clients payroll paying £30k-£35k pro-rata –please do not send in your CV if you are looking for a daily or hourly rate, this role would suit someone who is available now or at short notice). My client would consider an solid 2nd liner looking to progress into a 3rd line role.

 

You must have technical skills in Remote Support, Windows Server 2003/2008, Exchange 2003/2007, Active Directory, Basic Networking, Firewalls with an outgoing / proactive personality & good communication skills. Any VMware, NetApp, NAS/EMC storage, Cisco Switches & Routers are a bonus.

 

This is a varied role and you will be responsible for remote support, project work, implementation and configuration, administering all aspects of the networked operation including, anything from 1st to 3rd line support!. Due to occasional support to other locations (some international) a valid UK driving licence is essential. Role does require some out of core hour’s support in order to meet business requirements. Please send your most up to date CV ASAP!

Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Start:ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £30k-£35k + Good Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – C# Developer – developing desktop applications NOT Web – Bucks, Perm

Skills: C# Developer  – developing desktop applications NOT Web. My client based in Milton Keynes are looking for C# Developer with around 3 years experience in C#, Unit testing with NUnit/MS test, SQL Server Development, experience of implementing design patterns, with strong communication skills. Any WCF/WPF, SSRS and experience of Unit Testing mocking frameworks are a bonus! Some flexibility in working from home! You will be responsible for:

 

  • Participate in SCRUMs, Retrospectives
  • Work with Business Analysts, Architects and QC together with own initiative to produce quality code with good unit test coverage.
  • Complete all changes identified at code review or Functional testing.
  • Building unit tests that prove the correct operation of the code to a specified level of coverage.
  • Be responsible for the management of implementation through effective breakdown into tasks, estimates and timely updates in TFS.
  • Take ownership of defects in coded areas and resolve these before Sprint completion.
  • Demonstrate a pro-active approach to communication within the team including any impediments to be escalated to the team leader.

 

Role does involve a support hours from 07.00 to 09.00 and 17.00 to 24.00 on a rota system. Keywords: C#, NUnit, SQL Server. This role is commutable from Milton Keynes, Bedford, Luton, Northampton & Aylesbury. Please send your CV ASAP for a full job spec.

Location: Milton Keynes, Bucks

Start: ASAP

Duration: Perm

Salary: £45k + on call + Good Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: steve.spevack@latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Graduate – Junior / Trainee DBA – North Yorkshire, Perm

Skills: Graduate – Junior / Trainee DBA. My client based just outside Harrogate, North Yorkshire are looking for an Junior / Trainee DBA (recent graduate this year or last year) from an IT or Physics/Math’s background, who is enthusiastic, has an desire to learn new skills, excellent communication skills, strong interest in IT and at least one of the following technologies like Oracle, SQL and MySQL. This role is on an shift rota working hour of 09.00 to 17.30 and 17.30 to 1.30. Role would suit someone who is looking for to start an IT career in a Junior Database Administrator role! Due to the nature of the location you must have a car with an full driving license.

 

Role involves:

  • Management of the second line database services helpdesk function.
  • Management of events, incidents, change requests and problems in line with guidelines and procedures.
  • Patching of database management software under the supervision of more experienced team members.
  • Involvement in the delivery of key projects on platforms.

 

For further information please send in your CV.

Salary: £22k-£25k + 12.5% Shift Allowance + Training + Progression + Good Benefits

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Start:ASAP

Duration: Perm

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@latcom.co.uk

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