Junior Consultant

Location
London
Salary
£20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
15 Aug 2018
Closes
12 Sep 2018
Ref
00086154
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will be a self-starter, diligent and an individual who has a track record of managing their own workload. You will be an effective communicator and a strong problem solver who can work independently, with support available when required.

You will understand how the success of large businesses are dependent on stable and scalable IT systems. You will be highly numerate and will be able to demonstrate a methodical approach to work. An ability to understand business requirements and their impact on ICT systems and services is key to this role, as well as the ability to present coherent logical ideas in high-pressure situations.

Some examples of the projects their graduates have helped deliver include:
- Performance engineering of e-commerce systems that support 20,000 concurrent users
- Demand and supply modelling of IT systems that process 1,000 requests per second
- Infrastructure consolidation modelling to reduce annual spend by $26 million
- Automated analytics of IT server estates of over 40,000 servers
- Due to the customer-facing nature of their business you will have to have excellent written and spoken English abilities. Although initially based at their London office you may also be required to work at customer sites at various locations around the UK and possibly abroad.

About the role
The following skills would be desirable:
- Reduction of capacity and performance risk in business-critical IT systems
- Reduction of cost in business-critical IT systems

The following skills would be advantageous:
- Microsoft Office packages
- Data analysis using Microsoft Excel (to advanced level)
- Windows or Unix/Linux operating systems (to basic level)

The Graduate IT Consultant will provide support to our key business activities, in the following areas
- Understanding of the principles of ICT capacity and performance management
- Understanding of Queuing Theory
- Understanding of Regression Analysis
- Principles of Risk Management
- Performance testing skills
- Experience with Jmeter or LoadRunner performance testing tool packages
- Java, C#/.NET, or Python
- SQL
- Experience with RDMS systems e.g. MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle

Qualifications

If you would like to be considered for the role within the company you must have an Upper second class degree or higher in one of the following areas
- Computing
- Sciences
- Engineering
- Mathematics

This presents the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment and lay the foundation for a career in the ICT industry. A graduate with this company will provide the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to solve business issues.

Please submit your application through their online application form, indicating Junior Consultant as the position applied for. Applications will be dealt with on a first come, first served basis. Interviews will be held in November 2018. If you are interested in this role, please submit your application as soon as possible.

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