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September 2015

New Requirement! – WINTEL & Unix – Server and Database Specialist – Hampshire, Contract

Server and Database Specialist – WINTEL & Unix. The purpose of this role is to ensure the normal operation and delivery of the WINTEL & Unix Server infrastructure through the provision of exceptional technical support and delivery of new infrastructure. You must have:
 Exceptional experience of supporting complex IT platforms
 Excellent experience of building, configuring and deploying complex designs
 Exceptional working knowledge of Server and Database infrastructure, this includes:
 Windows Server based operating systems (2003, 2008, 2012)
 Active Directory infrastructure (2003, 2008, 2012)
 Exchange infrastructure (2007, 2010, 2013)
 SQL Server infrastructure (2005, 2008, 2012)
 Citrix infrastructure
 WINTEL desktop client infrastructure and image creation (SCCM/Altiris)
 Anti-virus platforms
 VMware vSphere
 VMware Horizon View
 Mobile Device Management(BES, AirWatch or equivalent)
– Excellent PowerShell and scripting/automation exposure
– Excellent understanding of industry related initiatives
– Excellent planning, prioritisation and delivery skills
– Excellent planning and report writing skills
– Ability to work in a busy, fast moving environment
– Ability to write complex designs in support of new infrastructure delivery
– Experience of managing a complex licensing agreement in order to maintain relevant compliance
– Willing to undertake travel throughout the UK with the possibility of overnight stays away from home for short periods of time. Must hold a current driving licence
– Extensive VMware vSphere5 knowledge
– Experience in design architecture and documentation
Role involves: technical support and management of WINTEL infrastructure, this includes (but is not limited to):
o Windows Server based operating systems
o Active Directory infrastructure
o Exchange infrastructure
o SQL Server infrastructure
o Citrix infrastructure
o Windows desktop client infrastructure
o Microsoft Desk Top Image Management
o Server Image Management
o VMware vSphere
o VMware VMware View
• Provide expert advice to other areas on related technologies
• Develop an excellent level of understanding of the IT infrastructure
• Ensure the effective resolution of related incidents and service requests
• Assist in the production of High and Low Level Design through to sign off and delivery.
• Document detailed plans for the delivery of technical platforms, non functional testing and the results
• Identify opportunities within the infrastructure for improvement and consolidation
• Identify opportunities for service improvement and team efficiency
• Actively contribute to Service Operation, Service Transition and Service Design related processes
• Produce any relevant periodic reporting related to the Technical Operations Department
• Play a major role in the Server and Database team – contributing to the effective and efficient maintenance of the IT estate

This role is commutable from Southampton, Basingstoke, Salisbury etc. Please send your CV ASAP and I will get back to you!
Location: Winchester, Hampshire
Start: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months
Salary: £375pd
Agency:LATCOM
Contact:Steve Spevack
Telephone:01442 291 800
Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Frontend Developer / Web Support – Hampshire, Contract

Skills: Frontend Developer / Web Support – PHP, HTML, CSS. My client based in Fleet is looking for Frontend Web Developer/ Web Support with skills in PHP, HTML, WordPress and any OO language, JavaScript or JQuery. Any SQL or Linux would be a bonus! Role is to maintain existing Intranet using PHP and HTML, this will include bug fixes, design, implement and test new Intranet, support the maintenance of the company web site, etc. This role is commutable from Camberley, Andover & Reading. Please send in your CV ASAP for full job spec & more details.
Salary: £300pd
Location: Fleet, Hampshire
Start:ASAP
Duration: 3 months
Agency:LATCOM
Contact:Steve Spevack
Telephone:01442 291 800
Email: Steve.Spevack@latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – 1st Line IT Support / Helpdesk – London, Perm

Skills: 1st Line IT Support / Helpdesk. Based in London (nearest tube – Tottenham Court Road) my client has a new requirement for an 1st Line IT Support / Helpdesk. My client offers a superb working culture, 8.45-5.00 office hours, with a relaxed environment, training courses and opportunities to develop. You must be enthusiastic and have excellent telephone manner/communication skills. You must have recent 1st Line Support / IT Helpdesk experience of call logging, Windows XP/7, MS Office 2003/2010, excellent telephone manner/communication skills. You will be responsible for providing 1st Line IT support, logging tickets, escalating queries when necessary, liaising with users keeping all parties informed of ticket progression via phone and email. Keywords: 1st Line , call logging, Windows XP/7, MS Office 2003/2010.
Location: London
Start: ASAP
Duration: PERM
Salary: £19.5k + Training + Benefits
Agency:LATCOM
Contact:Steve Spevack
Telephone:01442 291 800
Email: Steve.Spevack@latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – OBIEE Developer – Hampshire, Contract

Skills: OBIEE Developer – Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition. My client based in Winchester are looking for an OBIEE Developer for an initial 2 month contract.

My client is looking for a candidate that can help the development of OBIEE reports to replace existing Business Objects solution, candidate will be required to deliver Business Intelligence and management reports, carry out analysis and design of customers requirements and to manage the deployment of fixes and changes into the production environment.

Candidate must have experience of and have a understanding of development processes, to be able to design a new OBIEE RPD data model mapping a physical scheme into a working logical model, experience of Business Objects and experience is VBA would be desirable.

Essential experience in:
*Oracle Business Intelligence enterprise edition 11g
*Strong RPD (Repository development tips) report and dashboard development experience
*Business objects

This role is commutable from Southampton, Basingstoke, Salisbury etc. Please send your CV ASAP and I will get back to you!
Location: Winchester, Hampshire
Start: ASAP
Duration: 2 Months
Salary: £450pd
Agency:LATCOM
Contact:Steve Spevack
Telephone:01442 291 800
Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Test Lead – Agile – Herts, Perm

Test Lead – Agile. My award winning client based in Hemel Hempstead are looking for an Test Lead / Test Manager with strong Agile software development methodology experience.

You must have:
• 3-5 years experience working as an Test Manager or Test Lead.
• Excellent analytical skills including advanced usage of Excel and Jira.
• ISEB, Selenium, Cucumber, test experience on mobile phone and related platforms are preferred.
• Experience of all aspects of the testing lifecyle including managing both functional and technical testing activities.
• Experience of mentoring and training less experienced members of staff.
• Understanding of common software failures and faults.
• Experience of working in a fast paced development environment and of Agile development.
• Excellent written and oral communications skills.

Role involves:
• Manage and lead the testing of all software used to deliver on platforms, mobile apps and websites.
• Champion improvements in quality throughout the business with a specific emphasis on refining and improving regression testing and the use of automation.
• Review software releases and schedule appropriate test resources in order to meet the differing timescales and priorities of development projects.
• Report testing progress as necessary to the Head of Engineering.
• Create, review and execute manual test plans and scripts where more appropriate than automation.
• Manage any 3rd parties used for specialist testing activities covering areas such as security, usability, accessibility, performance and localisation
• Plan the further use of Selenium to automate regression tests.
• Create, review and execute automated test plans and scripts in line with the agreed test cycles.
• Supervise the implementation and usage of the automated testing environments.
• Work alongside your team to perform hands-on testing of trading platforms (Functional /GUI/Regression) to ensure developed software meets expectations and requirements.
• Work with all other departments to resolve issues that arise during the testing of developed software.
• Assess the skill levels of team members and work with them to improve as required
• Continually look to build upon and improve all test processes and checkpoints used on site

This role is commutable from Watford, Luton, St Albans, Aylesbury. Working hour are 40 hours per week – 8.30am to 5.30pm. Please send your CV ASAP and I will get back to you if suitable.
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Start: ASAP
Duration:
Salary: £45k-£50k + Bonus + Good Benefits + Training
Agency:LATCOM
Contact:Steve Spevack
Telephone:01442 291 800
Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Sitecore Developer – Bucks, Contract

Skills: Sitecore .NET Developer required to work on an immediate requirement for an 6 months contract. Sitecore CMS, ASP.NET, C#, MVC, JQuery, JavaScript, Web Services.

The successful candidate will have strong web development skills, but most importantly will have extensive experience of the Sitecore CMS.

Your Essential Skills:
– Strong Sitecore CMS coding ability
– Development within C#, ASP.NET. MVC

If you believe you have the right skills for this position, please reply with your most up to date CV ASAP.
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: 6 Months
Salary: £Neg
Agency:LATCOM
Contact:Steve Spevack
Telephone:01442 291 800
Email: steve.spevack@latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Data Analyst / Reports Analyst – West Yorkshire, Contract

Data Analyst / Reports Analyst – VBA, SQL, Crystal Reports, Business Objects. Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire my client is looking for a Data Analyst / Reports Analyst.

You must have the following:
• Advanced VBA skills to be able to create and modify VBA code that can
• Open and retrieve data from Excel workbooks
• Compare and manipulate data held on different worksheets or workbooks
• Automate the starting and control of Office applications
• Automate the starting and control of other applications where possible
• Knowledge of Relational Database structures and SQL
• Chart creation
• A proven understanding and track record of one or more of the following is essential:
• SQL
• Crystal reports
• Business Objects (v6.5 or above)
• Business Objects Designer Client
• Database management/ administration

Role involves:
• Responsible for automating new and existing reporting solutions where suitable
• Responsible for providing design input for in-house developed reporting applications and solutions
• Responsible for collaborating with Customer Account Managers/Service Delivery Managers and stakeholders to develop and agree requirements
• Responsible for producing code to required standards
• Responsible for producing system documentation relating to in-house developed solutions
• Responsible for conducting feasibility studies and prototyping to establish proof of concept
• Responsible for undertaking systems analysis in order to develop a detailed understanding of reporting and business processes
• Responsible for collaborating with business colleagues to produce and review requirement documentation
• Responsible for undertaking prototyping using available software to help refine requirements and developing emerging design ideas
• Responsible for undertaking reporting design activities to include:
• Design of automation software for data collection
• Design of software for data manipulation
• Design of software for report production
• Design of bespoke Functions for use in Excel
• Design of graphics user interface
• Document code and procedures as required
• Responsible for designing report schemas as required
• Responsible for documenting reports as required
• Responsible for produce entity relationship diagrams of report data sources as required
• Responsible for collaborating with other staff throughout the organisation to establish report requirements
• Responsible for collaborating with other staff throughout the organisation to advise and produce report designs
• Responsible for making recommendations to senior staff regarding reporting developments
• Responsible for designing, planning and assisting with data migration as required
• Responsible for monitoring database performance with regards to reporting and making recommendations as required
• Responsible for producing installers and deployment methods for reporting solutions as required

Please send your CV ASAP and I will get back to you!
Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Start: ASAP
Duration: 2 Months
Salary: £326pd
Agency:LATCOM
Contact:Steve Spevack
Telephone:01442 291 800
Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Systems Developer, Application Developer – JavaScript, JQuery – Bucks, Perm

Skills: Systems Developer, Application Developer, JavaScript, JQuery, CSS, HTML. My client based just outside Milton Keynes are looking for Systems Developer / Application Developer. The role is developing an application using scripting language; use of SQL to interrogate the Oracle database on which the application sits; writing bespoke enhancements to the package using Javascript and JQuery and finally web page creation and editing using HTML and CSS. You must have technical experience of developing and maintaining complex databases, understanding of data relationships, enhancing functionality, applying technical upgrades to customised systems, user support in client server and web application environment for resolving more complex problems, analytical skills to extract detailed user requirements in order to ensure complete and reliable solutions. Keywords: Systems Developer, Application Developer, JavaScript, JQuery, CSS, HTML. 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: £32k + Benefits
Agency:LATCOM
Contact:Steve Spevack
Telephone:01442 291 800
Email: steve.spevack@latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – C# Developer (Senior) – WPF, NUnit, WCF – Bucks, Perm

Skills: C# Developer (Senior) – WPF, NUnit, WCF. My client based in Milton Keynes are looking for C# Developer with 4-5 years experience in C#, 2 years of WPF development utilizing MVVM patterns, Unit testing with NUnit/MS test – highly desirable, SQL Server Development, Unit Testing Mocking Frameworks – highly desirable, with strong communication skills. You will be responsible for:

• Participate in SCRUMs, Retrospectives
• Design and Code review of peer and more junior team members.
• Provide technical leadership to more junior members and support the team through at least one area of speciality.
• 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.
• Adhere to documented departmental procedures and methods.
• 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.
• Support production use of systems through customer fixes, including on-call and some out of hours support.

Keywords: C#, WPF, NUnit, WCF, Unit Testing Mocking Frameworks, 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: £55k + Good Benefits
Agency:LATCOM
Contact:Steve Spevack
Telephone:01442 291 800
Email: steve.spevack@latcom.co.uk

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