Lead Technical Developer - Cloud

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Milton Keynes
£39992 - £47722 pa
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client requires a Technical Developer to join their team to facilitate the innovation and development of their digital transformation. To research and deliver evolving cloud services and opportunities to enable and enhance the delivery of change projects. As part of the Team you will provide expertise and support for the adoption of Cloud services and looking across all IT services to recommend and investigate future technologies and opportunities to enhance the learning experience. You will have proven skills in the following; Cloud Services including transforming services to Azure and Amazon Web Services, Linux, Puppet and Ansible and a good working knowledge of Infrastructure Technology including netscalers and networking. Main Responsibilities: *To research and deliver evolving Cloud Services and opportunities to enable and enhance the delivery of change projects. *Perform design and development activities on large programmes of work, ensuring consistency and integrity across design elements. *Enforce creation of high quality platforms to specification that complies with technical, security and quality enterprise standards, by monitoring and ensuring QA processes. *Technical expert providing advice and guidance to all areas of IT in defined area of expertise. *Ensure consistency of use in build and deployment processes. Main Duties: *Develop Cloud Services ready for adoption, collaborating with the Business and IT to transition systems and services effectively. *Produce and/or review designs for software applications systems which are feasible and cost effective, from requirements. *Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of IT Development and Infrastructure goals and commitments, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and flexibility. *Provide technical expertise and guidance within a collaborative application development and infrastructure environment, thus contributing to feasible and cost-effective system solutions. Coach IT teams in best practice and skills improvement. *Produce code that adheres to industry standards and quality requirements *Review and authorise solutions produced by team and other providers to ensure quality and adherence to standards. *Own project solutions across development teams to ensure that integration points and technical dependencies are managed effectively. Assist the project manager in removing blockers by collaborating across project stakeholders and providers. *Participation within continuous improvement of the development method. *Provide technical input to the analysis of business partner requirements. *Coach less experienced colleagues within your own area of specialist expertise. *Develop, document, communicate, and enforce technology standards policies. *Act as an advisor for technical feasibility in new solutions. *Liaise with other IT teams to resolve any cross function design issues and escalate, if necessary, to the Solution Architect. Act as the technical translation point between Architects, Solution Designers and development teams. *Liaise with Project Management and Senior Management, responsible for project status and escalation. *Provide expertise, direction, and assistance to all of the IT Technical staff. *Assist in the definition of suitable resources to carry out project work. *Provide project estimates as part of the estimation process and within project activities. *Participate in breaking project requirements into delivery iterations. *Work with onshore and offshore capabilities, defining working practices, development approach and appropriate standards and patterns as applicable. *Provide technical leadership in incident and problem resolution. *Work with IT Solution Architects to ensure cross-team collaboration and common goals, including managing appropriate levels of technical debt and technology roadmap complexity. *Manage opportunities for innovation, including through small proof-of-concept projects, to inform future direction and promote the university's student-first vision. In return you will receive an excellent package including a grade 8 salary (£39,992 - £47,772) LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.
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