Our public sector client is looking for an experienced Application Support Specialist to join their team on a permanent basis. This role will be responsible for both BAU (system stability, maintenance and enhancements) for a portfolio of Applications, as well as carrying out project work as a technical specialist. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of experience in a similar role, will have extensive experience with key applications (Capita One/ Mosaic / SQL Server), and have experience dealing with a wide range of users and stakeholders. This role is 99% remote, with 1x monthly/bi-monthly visits to site in Essex. Will suit a self-starter, who is used to working in a fast paced environment.
Responsible for system stability, maintenance and enhancements across key applications (Capita One/Capita Database, SQL Server)
Project Support duties, acting as a lead technical specialist
Act as an escalation point for all queries and take the lead on implementations of new functionality
Continuously evaluate and recommend system enhancements to existing processes
Key skills and Experience
3-5 years experience with Capita One Software (or Mosaic)
SQL Server Experience (or Oracle)
Experience working in an Azure environment
Experience working within a local authority/education environment is highly desirable
Salary range: £41,496 - £47,573 Remote, with 1x monthly/b-monthly visits to site in Essex
For further information, a confidential discussion, or to apply for this role, please respond to this advert with a copy of your CV. Or contact James Watson on 020 8334 7538 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A leading IT and technology consultancy is looking for an experienced Functional Tester to join their team on a contract basis. This is a critical role, which will involve reviewing design, code and unit testing, alongside managing a team of up to 10 developers. The ideal candidate will have hands on experience with Dorado mainframe system, and posses active SC Clearance.
Key Responsibilities: As a Functional Tester, you will be at the forefront of software development process, contributing to the quality and functionality of applications. Your responsibilities will include:
Develop test strategies, test plans, and test cases based on the project\'s requirements and specifications.
Review design, coding, and unit testing. Manage code reviews and ensures that code complies with the standard defined for the project.
Create detailed test cases that cover various scenarios and use cases to validate the software\'s functionality.
Execute test cases, either manually or using automated testing tools, to identify defects, errors, and discrepancies in the software.
Document and report defects found during testing using a defect tracking system. Provide detailed information about the issue, steps to reproduce, and expected behaviour
Perform regression testing to ensure that new changes or fixes do not adversely affect existing functionality.
Test the application at its limits and boundaries to identify potential issues with data validation, input handling, and system behaviour.
Verify the accuracy and integrity of data processing, storage, and retrieval within the application.
Test interactions between different components or modules to ensure proper communication and functioning within the application.
Collaborate with end-users or stakeholders to perform UAT and ensure that the software meets business requirements and user expectations.
Skills and Experience: SC Clearance is highly desirable for this role
Minimum of 5 years of related experience in functional testing and software development.
Strong knowledge of software development techniques, including frameworks such as Angular.
Proven experience in UAT and QAT environments
Familiarity with database concepts and hands-on experience with databases.
Knowledge of Dorado or other mainframe technologies.
Long term £Market rate Inside IR35 North West London
Senior Software Engineer Position: Senior Software Engineer Location: Dublin, Ireland Estimated Start Date: ASAP Duration: 12 months with view to extend Flexibility: 2 days on site minimum, flexible working hours
A global technology leader is on a mission to create an inclusive, digital economy that empowers individuals and businesses worldwide. With a strong commitment to innovation, security, and connectivity. As a Senior Software Engineer, you\'ll be at the forefront of developing cutting-edge solutions to combat fraud and enhance the payment experience for millions.
Collaborate with a talented team of engineers to design and develop high-performance Java applications.
Drive software solutions from conception to implementation, working closely with technical leads and analysts.
Serve as a point of contact for production support, resolving incidents and tickets efficiently.
Manage medium-sized projects or initiatives, possibly leading a small team.
Contribute to software development tools assessment and vendor evaluation.
Provide technical support and mentorship to junior team members.
Embrace our complex platform, learn rapidly, and contribute effectively to its enhancement.
Engage in code development, review, and daily support duties.
Minimum 5 years\' experience in a similar role.
Strong Java expertise with design and architecture exposure.
Deep understanding of software development processes, including SAFe/Agile methodologies.
Proficiency in web services (REST/SOAP) and familiarity with enterprise frameworks (Spring/JEE).
Experience with technologies such as Tomcat, shell scripting, JSON, Maven, Linux, SQL, Pivotal, Kafka, and Spring framework.
Knowledge of secure coding practices and cloud software development (PCF, Azure).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.