Applications Manager Technical Specialist C Java JavaScript

50 60k car benefits
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Applications Manager, Technical Specialist - Telecoms, Android Apps - C#, Java, JavaScript, SOAP, REST £50 - 60K bonus car allowance healthcare benefits Joining a greenfield telecoms programme, you will support an increasing number of 3rd party application developers providing mobile and desktop solutions. Please note: this is NOT a development role. The Technical Specialist will be the interface between the 3rd party development teams, Stakeholders and testing teams. The role will be based in Rugby, with occasional travel to other offices, customers, suppliers and satellite locations within the UK. Job Description: The role holder will: Liaise with the test house, and manage the full lifecycle of 3rd party software testing. Manage interaction 3rd parties; i.e. technically oriented issues and queries. Work closely with engineering, design, product, test and project managers. Relationship management of 3rd parties and key stakeholder engagement with customers. Key activities include, but are not limited to: Acting as the lead on external 3rd party developer support. Manage the 3rd party developer experience including the day to day running of the support portal, technical content validation and onward publication. Proactively support NATS applications test regimes, test requests, peer reviews, technical appeals, contractual compliance, quality assurance, document ownership. Support the 3rd party applications forum technical presentations, roadmap. Represent MSI in technical appeals process. Identify continuous improvement activities. Successful candidates are likely to: - Technical understanding of Android applications, Android operating system, Android devices. - 1 - 3 years professional experience in a product, application development or test discipline. - Ability to analyse, reproduce, and problem solve. - Demonstrable ability to understand technical systems and architectures. - Ability to translate developer or vendor feedback into specific and clear problem statements, driving onward actions with internal teams. - Self-confidence to be able to present at developer forums and conferences to our customers and developer community. - Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. The following skills are considered highly desirable: - Experience with version control systems (Git). - At least one of the following: C/C++/C#, Java, JavaScript, Web applications. - Experience in mobile and web application (SOAP / REST) development. - Ability to debug applications and analyse captured logs using common debug tools, for example Android Studio, MS Visual Studio, etc. - Understanding of public safety voice and data communications solutions. SmartSourcing provides services as an Employment Agency and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of age, race, religion, disability, age, gender or sexual orientation.
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