Graduate I.T Opportunities/ Global Technology Firm

Recruiter
The Graduate
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1174820518
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Delighted to announce that we have won an amazing contract with our award-winning client, providing us with 4 new IT-based Opportunities.

These range from beginner to experienced graduate roles. Our client provides many of the UK's most recognised financial brands with market-leading software to support Training and Competence, Learning Management, Quality Assurance and Customer feedback.

The roles which will be available are:
  • Service Delivery Trainee

OVERVIEW OF ROLE: As a trainee within the Services Delivery Team you will learn the end to end activities that take place to implement innovative solutions to clients that leverage the award-winning products; working with each delivery team to gain hands-on experience in the skills and aptitude required to meet the requirements of the role.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:
  • A keen enthusiasm for Information Technology
  • A willingness to go over and above in order to learn and apply new things
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to manage numerous tasks simultaneously whilst meeting deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong administration and analytical skills
  • A commitment to ongoing training, both on and off the role

Experience
  • Demonstrable experience of taking the initiative and presenting findings to an audience
  • Strong documentation skills using the appropriate tools e.g. MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance and ability to demonstrate initiative
  • An understanding as to how software is built and basic coding principles
  • Junior/Mid-Level. NET developer

OVERVIEW OF ROLE: You will be working in a team to design, develop and deliver web-based solutions.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Must Haves
  • At least 3 years' commercial experience in producing robust, secure, scalable web-based applications in an Agile/Lean/Scrum environment.
  • Demonstrable competency in C# and .Net server side components.
  • Familiarity with interfacing to SQL databases, ideally with Entity Framework.
  • Intermediate experience with HTML, CSS.
  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or similar.
  • Very good analytical and communication skills.
  • Passionate about unit testing (BDD, TDD).
  • Enthusiasm towards technology, development process and continuous improvement

Desirables
  • Commercial experience of delivering a SaaS solution in a hosted or cloud environment would be a great advantage.
  • Experience in implementing WebAPI / MVC controllers.
  • Understanding and experience in using Javascript frontend frameworks such as Reactor Angular to produce Single Page Applications (SPAs).
  • Team Foundation Services (or Azure DevOps) for workflow and Git or similar for source control.
  • Experience in a CI/CD environment and automated testing.
  • Microsoft Certification in related technologies.
  • Knowledge of the Financial Services industry.
  • Junior Product test Analyst

OVERVIEW OF ROLE: This is a full-time position for someone with 1 - 2 years of experience working in a QA or Testing role, who has a grounding in the many forms of software testing and may be on the way to being, or has been, certified to ISTQB Foundation Level. Of special interest are candidates with commercial experience of testing web-based business applications.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

We are looking for an individual who is focused, logical, presentable, able to work under pressure, driven by quality and able to manage their own time within a team environment.

Must Haves:
  • At least 1-year commercial experience in testing web-based applications in an Agile/Lean/Scrum environment.
  • Experience with a Test Management tool suite.

Desirables:
  • Experience with Microsoft Test Manager (MTM)
  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) for Product Backlogs, Tasks & Bugs
  • ISTQB Foundation Level Qualifications
  • Experience with Test Automation using Selenium would be a benefit but not essential.
  • Knowledge of a programming language (such as C# or Java) with a view to supporting our test automation team in future.
  • A degree or a similar qualification in Computer Science or a related subject would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of the Financial Services industry.
  • Intermediate Implementation Consultant

OVERVIEW OF ROLE: As a member of the implementation team you will have intricate knowledge of our client's products and will be able to configure and customise these products to meet client demands.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:
  • 3 years plus experience in a professional services / IT environment with some knowledge of software development lifecycle principles and methodologies
  • Working knowledge of SSRS Reporting, SQL and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of software installation / technical environment creation an advantage
  • Experience of working with minimal guidance and ability to demonstrate initiative
  • High level of professionalism and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to achieve deadlines and outcomes
  • Strong collaboration skills and motivation to build long term relationships
  • Ability to maintain successful and productive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • A willingness for occasional travel to client sites as required

HOURS OF WORK: 9.00 am - 5.30 pm

HOLIDAY: 26 Days

BENEFITS: Company bonus scheme, Flex health plan, Perkbox, Social club, Free parking, Flexible working

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