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New Requirement! – Linux / UNIX Specialist – AIX, Rehat, RHEL – SC cleared – Hampshire, Contract

Skills: Linux / UNIX Specialist – AIX, Rehat, RHEL – SC cleared. You must have valid Security Cleared to SC level, please do not send in your CV if you are not. The purpose of this role is to ensure the normal operation of the Redhat sever infrastructure through provision of proactive and reactive technical support, and to provide specialised advice or consultancy on Linux/UNIX related matters.

 

Essential Skills in Priority Order:

  1. UNIX (AIX, REHAT) admin (great if you are certified)
  2. RHEL 5/6/7
  3. RHEL Satellite 5/6
  4. VMware
  5. Experience
  6. Java (Keytool, SSL)
  7. Apache,Tomcat,Apache (SSL)
  8. JBoss Fuse
  9. Splunk
  10. VCS Expert (great if they are certified)
  11. OVM Expert (great if they are certified)
  12. Networking & Security Hardening
  13. PostGres Experience
  14. Oracle OBI Experience/Integration
  15. Puppet & GIT experience
  16. Understanding of Principles
  17. Security
  18. Networking
  19. Patching Management

 

 

Location: Winchester, Hampshire

Start: ASAP

Duration: 3 Months

Salary: £500pd

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

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New Requirement! – Embedded Software Engineer / Graduate – Perm, Cambridgeshire

Skills: Embedded Software Engineer / Graduate. My client based just outside Peterborough are currently looking for an Embedded Software Engineer and would consider an graduate in Computer Science at an entry / junior level. You must have knowledge and experience of programming in C as work experience or part of your degree, use of change control software and software testing including unit testing and code reviews – ideally 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.

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Start:ASAP

Salary: £Neg

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Change Manager – Hampshire, Contract

Skills: Change Manager. You must have:

  • PRINCE2 qualification Excellent oral and written communication skills to make concise explanations of complex issues and implications
  • Evidence of delivering economic value through Change; Contingency savings through risk identification and mitigation and savings in programme delivery.
  • Experience in a large PMO
  • Recent successful lead role in evaluating and managing internal and external change
  • Understanding and experience of Change processes across a complex delivery portfolio and set of customer programmes
  • Experience of developing and delivering mitigation of risks
  • Experience of managing design, costings and approvals
  • Evidence of improving the economic return of programmes through Change and Risk mitigation
  • Technically, commercially and financially astute
  • Excellent communicator at all levels both written and verbal
  • Excellent management qualities and behaviour
  • Ability to challenge norms and establish new best practice
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Security cleared, or able to be cleared

 

Role is to: Capture, track and manage Customer Change.  Drive impact assessment and costed change options. Define and own the Change Management process.  Coordinate Customers, internal Delivery Teams and Suppliers throughout the change lifecycle including logging, analysis, review, detailed technical and commercial assessment and responses.

 

Location: Winchester, Hampshire

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 Months

Salary: £425pd

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@Latcom.co.uk

New Requirement! – Information Security Consultant – North Yorkshire, Perm

Skills: Information Security Consultant. My client based just outside Harrogate, North Yorkshire are looking for an Information Security Consultant. You must have experience in network operations or engineering or system administration on Unix, Linux, MAC(Message Authentication Code), or Windows; proven experience working with security operations, intrusion detection systems, Security Incident Even Management systems, and anti-virus collection logs; including knowledge of industry standard security compliance programs(PCI), SOX(Sarbanes-Oxley),etc.). Any of the following professional certifications would be preferred: CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional),CISM(Certified Information Security Manager) ,CISA(Certified-Information-Systems-Auditor),GSEC(GIAC Security Essentials) ,Network +, Security +.

 

You will:

  • Evaluate, test, recommend, develop, coordinate, monitor, and maintain information security policies, procedures and systems, including hardware, firmware and software.
  • Ensures that IS security architecture/designs, plans, controls, processes, standards, policies and procedures are aligned with IS standards and overall IS security.
  • Identifies security risks and exposures, determines the causes of security violations and suggests procedures to halt future incidents. Investigates and resolves security incidents and recommends enhancements to improve security.
  • Develops techniques and procedures for conducting IS security risk assessments and compliance audits, the evaluation and testing of hardware, firmware and software for possible impact on system security, and the investigation and resolution of security incidents.

 

For further information please send in your CV.

Salary: £55-£65k + 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

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

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