Technology Innovation Consultant - Southampton, c.£48k

£46000 - £50000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
18 Jul 2014
15 Aug 2014
Jeremy Curtis
Contract Type
Full Time
Technology Innovation Consultant - Southampton, up to c.£48k + excellent benefits

Key skills: Web/mobile/software architecture, prototyping, proof of concept, API, collaboration, mentoring, coaching.
Environment: Agile, Scrum, continuous integration / continuous deployment, TDD.

Our client are a highly stable, established organisation operating in a very interesting market sector.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an individual to add real value to the business by being the subject matter expert for new and emerging technologies within the IS department for both internal and external customer projects.

You will use your expert knowledge in IT trends and software applications to ensure the business, and their customers are provided with the most effective technologies in line with their individual requirements. This role will have a big focus on web and mobile technologies, providers and Application Programming Interfaces. You will also focus on ways to improve technologies internally and make recommendations in line with their operational needs.

On a day to day basis you will be managing teams, engaging with stakeholders, working with new, existing and potential customers as the subject matter expert on requirement gathering.
This is a new role to the business and the successful applicant will eventually have their own team and be responsible for up to 10 reports that you will lead, coach and mentor. You will have strong experience in solution prototypes and proof of concept, researching and development with a strong delivery focus

You will be passionate about technology and be an active member of groups and societies involving technology innovation.

Experience in systems integration, continuous integration / continuous deployment is highly desired. Our client operates a data heavy environment.

Essential skills:
*Web/mobile/software architecture
*Application Programming Interface
*Proof of concept
*Providing business-focussed technical leadership
*Influencing key business and technical stakeholders

Technology environment:
Agile, Scrum, continuous integration / continuous deployment, TDD.

This role may suit an individual who has held the following roles: Technical Lead, Technology Consultant, Strategy Consultant, Technology Strategist, Solutions Consultant.

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