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May 2016

New Requirement! – Embedded Firmware Engineer – Cambridgeshire, Perm

Skills: Embedded Firmware Engineer. My client are currently looking for an Embedded Firmware Engineer. You must have substantial knowledge and experience of programming in C, use of change control software and software testing including unit testing and code reviews – ideally graduate caliber with MS Visual Studio including C# would be a bonus. Role involves design and develop the embedded firmware, learn about and keep up to date with developments industry, contribute to the continuous improvement of the company software development procedures, liaise with in-house design, production and service functions. This role is commutable from Huntingdon, Cambridge, parts or Northampton and Leicester. Please send your CV ASAP for more details and a full job spec.

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Start:ASAP

Salary: £Neg

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – RPG Developer/Support, CL, iSeries – Bucks, Contract

Skills: RPG Developer/Support person, with strong RPG, CL and iSeries required for an 9-12 months contract based in Milton Keynes. Any Java, iOS development and networking support would be a bonus. The role is a mixture of development and support.

 

Your Essential Skills:

– RPG

– CL

– iSeries

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!.

Location: Milton Keynes, Bucks

Start: ASAP

Duration: 9-12 Months

Salary: £Neg

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: steve.spevack@latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! -PHP Developer / PHP Engineer, PHPUnit, RESTful, XML & XSD- London, Contract

Skills PHP Developer / PHP Engineer – PHPUnit, RESTful, XML & XSD. My client based in London (nearest tube station: Goodge Street) are looking for an PHP Developer / PHP Engineer.

 

Qualifications

  • (Required) PHP and PHPUnit
  • (Required) RESTful services
  • (High) XML and XSD
  • (Medium) Linux
  • (Medium) GIT
  • (Low) Docker/Containers

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop functional and test code in PHP
  • Work with Architecture & BA team to define functional and test criteria for feature development
  • Work with the DevOps team to integrate tests into the continuous development pipeline
  • Proactively work with development team to ensure an appropriate level of development and test occurs through the development life cycle and post launch releases
  • Be part of the release cycle process including ensuring quality control

 

Location: London

Start: ASAP

Duration: 3 Months

Salary: £400pd

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Junior / Trainee IT Systems Administrator / Reports Writer – Somerset, Perm

Skills: Junior / Trainee IT Systems Administrator / Reports Writer. My client based in Yeovil, Somerset are looking for Junior / Trainee IT Systems Administrator/ Reports Writer. You must be an IT graduate or have some IT experience preferably in MS Access, SQL Server or Oracle and any sort of reporting. Role involves systems administration in terms of monitoring the performance of systems, documenting changes, create new users, assist in the backing up and restoring of data, systems development in terms of creating reports in Oracle SQL, Crystal Reports, User Support etc. Please send in your CV ASAP for more information and a full job spec.

Location: Yeovil, Somerset

Start:ASAP

Duration: Perm

Salary: £18k-£20k + Training + Good Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Linux Specialist // Dev Ops – RHEL, Windows – Hampshire, Contract

Skills: Linux Specialist / Dev Ops – RHEL 5.1x and 6.5 (install and troubleshooting, Windows. The purpose of this role the technical development, delivery and operational support of Remote Network Interface (RNI) using Linux packages.

 

Essential Skills:

  • Senior level System Administrator (RHEL, Windows;
  • VMware 5.5 conversant – Understand and familiar using the vCentre Client, Understanding of use & Purpose of Snapshots/Clones etc.
  • Scripting Guru (BASH, Perl, Powershell, PostgreSQL
  • Borderline Developer (Java, Spring)
  • Automation Tool Experience (Chef, Puppet, Satellite etc)
  • Cloud experience (this would equate to the vBlock for us)
  • People Skills (interpersonal; communications; relationships)
  • Customer Service orientation

 

Role involves:

  • Technical development and testing of the RNI
  • Delivery of the RNI against programme deadlines
  • Incident Management and resolution of Production support issues
  • Carry out analysis and design of customer requirements.
  • Manage the deployment of fixes and changes into the Production environment.
  • Complete the necessary technical and implementation documentation.
  • Work closely with project managers, technical leads, the architecture team and SME’s to ensure technical solutions are delivered consistently and adhere to standards.
  • Train and mentor more junior or less experienced members of the team.

 

 

Location: Winchester, Hampshire

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 Months

Salary: £450pd

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Head of Technology – Software Development Expertise – Agile and Waterfall – West Midlands, Perm

Head of Technology  – Software Development Expertise – Agile and Waterfall. I am looking for someone who delivers a strategic approach to work closely with the IT Director and oversee policy, development and provide solutions to complex issues. You must be able to demonstrate skills/experience in successfully managing high volume, service oriented IT project portfolios, systems, strategic planning, e-commerce, contract negotiation/maintenance, metrics and reporting. You will also need the knowledge and understanding of complex financial analysis, business process redesign and Software Development Life Cycles as well as experience of operating a Bi-Modal software delivery function and supporting a broad range of technologies and application platforms.

 

Role involves:

 

  • Direct the development, implementation and maintenance of application system initiatives in order to provide systems that allow the company to maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace
  • Provide leadership to IT systems, prioritising projects and ensuring commitments are met while providing high quality and cost effective solutions that meet customers’ expectations
  • Direct all initiatives for Corporate IT systems ensuring that employees remain focused on customer expectations and satisfaction
  • Define and lead all phases of the testing and quality assurance process to ensure all applications/systems initiatives are developed, implemented and maintained according to the quality standards
  • Accountable for the transition of all IT solutions into the live environment including Early Life Support
  • Direct and manage employee hiring, performance assessment, development, mentoring, training and budgets
  • Provide knowledge and support to assist in department strategic planning
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge in advanced and emerging systems development technology in order to offer recommendations on infrastructure refinement
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge in data warehouse practices, data management tools and reporting/decision support tools in order to provide corporate vision and oversight of the current environment to offer recommendations that enable the company to maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace
  • Develop and manage relevant relationships within the Group and with external partners and suppliers to best support the business and to represent the Groups best interest

 

Please send in your CV to work for this company who are Investor in People Champion for more information and a full job spec!

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Start:ASAP

Duration: Perm

Salary: £80k-£100k + Good Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – QA Test Analyst – ISEB or ISTQB – Surrey, Contract

Skills: QA Test Analyst – ISEB or ISTQB. Please note: Working hours are 08.00 to 17.30 Monday to Friday. You must also have ISEB/ISTQB Foundation – (this is an absolute must have), be a quick leaner, experience of creating test scripts and working using pre-fined test specifications, developing high level test plans, test scripts, test cases and test exit reports, documentation of systems testing prior to release, play a key role in delivering quality software on time and budget, develop and verify the adequacy of test procedures and test environments, understanding of the complete software development and test lifecycle. Due to client location a car and full driving is required. This role is commutable from Guildford, Woking, Crawley, Epsom, Reigate and some parts of South London, Croydon, Sutton. Please send in your CV ASAP and I will call you if suitable – PLEASE DO NOT CALL IN.

Location: Woking, Surrey

Start:ASAP

Duration: 3 Months

Salary: £300pd

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – IT Security Engineer – West Midlands, Perm

IT Security Engineer. I am looking for a Security Engineer who can evaluate the potential impact of threats in an evolving landscape. You must have:

  • Ability to evaluate security tools and services against defined criteria
  • Ability to form and maintain effective working relationships with third party supplier
  • Ability to evaluate likely impact of future releases or upgrades on the security posture of the IT infrastructure

 

Role involves:

  • Provide input to strategic direction and discussion
  • Understand the security environment, external offering and current key threats plus offerings from major players such as Symantec , Sophos etc
  • Support project work and ensure appropriate security measures are implemented
  • Maintain awareness of current threat landscape, evaluate threats and drive security improvements
  • Provide on going technical management if security related systems such as IDPS, DLP, Antivirus and NAC
  • Respond to security incidents and drive communication
  • Support patching and other preventative security related activities
  • Review output from security monitors and tools and take appropriate action
  • Support remediation of faults when required
  • Ensure auditable adherence to DPA, ISO27001 and other applicable legislation and standards

 

Please send in your CV to work for this company who are Investor in People Champion for more information and a full job spec!

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Start:ASAP

Duration: Perm

Salary: £45k-£47.5k + Good Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – IT Security Engineer – Junior / Graduate – West Midlands, Perm

IT Security Engineer – Junior / Graduate. I am looking for a Junior IT Security Engineer or a graduate in relevant degree with a good understanding of the Data Protection Act and other legislation relating to IT data management and the ability to evaluate security tools against defined criteria. Role involves:

  • Reduce backlog of security vulnerabilities within the IT portfolio
  • Support project work from an IT security viewpoint
  • Review output from security monitors and tools
  • Respond appropriately to audit recommendations
  • Support patching and other preventive security related actives
  • Follow core processes and procedures such as change control and incident logging
  • Keep appropriate records and update documentation

 

Please send in your CV to work for this company who are Investor in People Champion for more information and a full job spec!

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Start:ASAP

Duration: Perm

Salary: £25k-£30k Circa + Good Benefits

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

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