Desktop Support Engineer

Desktop Support Engineer | Dusseldorf, Germany | up to £275/day

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently working in conjunction with a stellar, international sports brand, as they continue to expand their brand, which is providing an exciting opportunity for a Desktop Support Engineer.

THE BASICS:

As a 2nd Line Remote Support Engineer you will be responsible for the support and maintenance of server, desktop and network infrastructure based in Dusseldorf, Germany. This contract position has the potential to last multiple years.

You must be able to speak German & English.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide 2nd line support on desktop infrastructure and Microsoft Servers.
  • Strong Mac and Windows support skills with basic AD (Active Directory) and MDM (Mobile Device Management) knowledge.
  • Implementation of hardware/software related projects.

THE CONCLUSION:

This contract job opportunity will be ideal for an Engineer capable of communicating in German & English and who is highly motivated. We are looking for an Engineer with at least 2 years demonstrable 2nd line IT support experience, with proven detailed knowledge and experience with an ability to work in a quick-paced environment.

Contact Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists ASAP.

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IT Business Continuity Project Manager

Disaster Recovery / IT Business Continuity Project Manager | Remote | £500/day

 

BASICS:
 

We are looking for Project Managers to lead the BCP team on the strategy, vision and associated tasks, and advance the current Crisis Management-focused BCP policy to a wider Operational Resilience framework and policy.

If you can ensure operational resilience capability is optimised, and that industry wide best practice and accreditations are achieved, we’d like to hear from you.
 

By working closely with the IT function to ensure the effective deployment of DR/failover capability when invoked, and by being the primary point of contact for all operational resilience / BCM matters both for internal stakeholders as well as third parties, all while

delivering on customer outcomes of right culture, right information, right delivery, right targeting, right advice, and right post sales treatment, you are likely to receive and immediate interview request.

ADDITIONAL:

Project Managers with proven experience of analytical mapping of business processes and key customer, with an ability to develop real-world exercise scenarios that can test elements of operational resilience / business unit crisis management and IT continuity plans should apply today.
 

If you have demonstrable experience of working with regulators and business leaders to meet regulations, coupled with excellent stakeholder management skills – building effective working relationships across both business management and technical layers, we would like to hear from you.

Knowledge of systems / enterprise architectureapproach; current infrastructure and systems / application high availability and DR capabilities, including cloud resilience and experience of working to ISO practices and technology risk management processes will hold you in good stead.

SKILLS:

Deep knowledge of the overarching operational resilience rules and regulations. Experience of interpreting the rules and implementing operational resilience frameworks. Strong project management and change experience. Experience of implementing end to end BCP. Strong communications skills.

CONCLUSION:

Project Managers who can create and embed the regular review process of impact tolerances and important business services, whilst developing consistent Operational resilience MI across the Group, with a good understanding of the regulatory environment relating to operational resilience and continuity will be of interest.

Assisting the business with an understanding of how to address self-assessment findings, and interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, across various levels in the organisation including senior leadership teams, in influencing key decisions will be highly sought after.

For more information contact the team at Jonothan Bosworth

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IT Disaster Recovery Project Manager

IT Disaster Recovery Project Manager| Remote | £500/day

This is a fantastic contract job opportunity for someone who has previously ensured the ability to recover IT systems in the event of a disaster.

This critical role will involve creating a (DR) disaster recovery plan creation and review; testing of required applications, preparing for and managing the DR test events, maintaining required documentation pre and post DR tests, and managing application recovery in the event of a production disaster.

 

THE KEY ELEMENTS:

As the IT Disaster Recovery Project Manager, you will partner with leadership, subject matter experts, and management to develop detailed and comprehensive disaster
recovery plans
for each required application.

In acting as liaison for auditing and examination of disaster recovery processes and assisting in managing recovery during a crisis event as needed and assist with incident response, you will determine critical business processes and establish resources required for the successful resumption of business operations in the event of a disaster.  You will also document situation reports and lessons learned for actual incidents and exercises, establish and maintain detailed DR communications and command and control plans and establish and maintain the overall plans for executing all DR procedures and understand their interdependencies.

Project Managers who can maintain policies and procedures for the DR program, manage change control process to keep all plans updated for changes in recovery team members, facilities, services and systems and perform regular reviews and updates to all program activities to identify areas of opportunity for improvement and enhanced operational resiliency should apply today.

 

THE ADDITIONS:

If you can provide disaster recovery planning, testing oversight, and governance; provide expertise and support to management and business functional areas, as required, when a business disruption occurs and provide ongoing feedback for risk management, mitigation, and prevention; schedule and lead all DR exercises and complete required documentation pre/post DR exercises, you are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

 

THE QUALIFICATIONS:

If you have many years of experience in computer technology and/or information systems, backed up with foundational knowledge of servers, applications, databases, storage/backup and networks and a deep knowledge of IT project management, we’d like to hear from you. Individuals with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with an ability to present on disaster recovery planning, testing and results, as well as possessing critical thinking skills, with an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously will be sought after.

THE CONCLUSION:

This 6-month contract Disaster Recovery Project Manager position will suit someone with strong management skills including previous experience in a DR role.

The company HQ is based in the Midlands, but you will not be required to travel. However, for the first 2 weeks, you may need to spend 1 day in the office, meeting stakeholders.

Contact the team at Jonothan Bosworth for more information.

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Data Project Manager

Data Project Manager | Remote | £500/day

This is a fantastic contract job opportunity for someone looking to lead and manage a Data Quality and Data Cleansing project.

This critical role will involve overseeing the entire project lifecycle, ensuring the successful delivery of the project and that the project is completed on time, within budget, and meets quality standards.

PLANNING & EXECUTION:

Project Managers who can develop a comprehensive project plan, including scope, objectives, deliverables, and timelines for the Data Quality and Data Cleansing project; able to define project requirements, goals, and success criteria and allocate resources effectively and manage project budgets, should apply today!

If you can identify potential risks, and proactively implement mitigation strategies we’d like to hear from you.

QUALITY & CLEANSING:
 

As the Data Project Manager, you will analyse and profile the existing data to identify data quality issues, such as missing values, inconsistencies, duplicates, and outliers. You will also assess the overall data quality; determine the extent of data cleansing required, design and implement a data quality framework and develop and implement data cleansing procedures.

Collaborating with data owners and subject matter experts to improve data quality and cleansing processes, whilst applying data enrichment techniques to fill in missing data or enhance existing data will be important too.

STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT:

If you can establish strong relationships with key stakeholders, including data owners, business users, and IT teams, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyse data requirements, you will be of interest.

LEADERSHIP:

If you can also lead and motivate a project team, including data analysts, data engineers, and other project resources, whilst fostering a collaborative and results-oriented work environment, you are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

REPORTING:

Project Managers who can prepare and maintain project documentation, including project charters, project plans, risk registers, and status reports; generate project performance reports and drive continuous improvement in future projects will enjoy this role.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g.Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration) or equivalent work experience would be helpful.

OTHER SKILLS:

Proven experience as a Project Manager, preferably in data-related projects, with a strong focus on data quality and data cleansing and a solid understanding of data management principles, data governance, and data quality frameworks, with a familiarity with data cleansing tools, data profiling, and data validation techniques.

Also, if you have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders; coupled with an analytical mindset and problem-solving skills to identify data quality issues and develop appropriate solutions, we want to hear from you.

THE CONCLUSION:

This 6-month contract Data Project Manager position will suit someone with strong management skills including previous experience in a data cleansing role.

The company HQ is based in the Midlands, but you will not be required to travel. However, for the first 2 weeks, you may need to spend 1 day in the office, meeting stakeholders.

Contact the team at Jonothan Bosworth for more information.

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Infrastructure Project Manager

Infrastructure Project Manager | Remote | £500/day

This is a fantastic contract job opportunity for someone looking to be responsible for the delivery, management and oversight of the following IT projects or work packages.

Servers Upgrade.

Citrix Upgrade.

Site Connectivity.

MDM for Laptops & Mobile.

This includes the end-to-end management of scoping initiatives and taking technical deliverables through execution and handover to service.

THE BASICS:

Infrastructure Project Managers who can manage the delivery of projects, including the provision of third parties as part of the overall production line, whilst being accountable for the delivery (of projects); establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all stakeholders and vendors – organising and running workshops / 1-to-1 meetings with senior stakeholders, should apply today.

If you can understand high-level technical architecture, drive decisions on appropriate solutions, control the governance of project(s), whilst taking responsibility for the project administration and the production of project management documentation, e.g. project plans, financial plans, resource planning, status reports, steering packs, briefing packs, we’d like to hear from you.

Project Managers who can track progress against milestones, deadlines, and budgets, anticipate, manage, and resolve issues; use best practice risk management, assess risks in an informed and considered manner and are able to communicate technical project updates in an easy-to-understand language are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

THE DETAILS:

If you have a track record of delivering IT projects within a technically complex and dynamic environment, to support multiple business projects, coupled with experience of successfully engaging management and groups of technical and non-technical stakeholders, experience of managing 3rd parties in delivery, experience in the delivery of waterfall IT projects to include:

infrastructure delivery with technical teams

security technologies

application/software upgrades with a basic understanding of the SDLC

…then we would like to hear from you ASAP.

THE CONCLUSION:

This 6-month contract Infrastructure Project Manager position will suit someone with strong management skills including project management, financial management and facilitation. Someone with an appreciation of PMO processes and experience of working in a commercial delivery environment, (like a services company) will enjoy this role.

The company HQ is based in the Midlands, but you will not be required to travel. However, for the first 2 weeks, you may need to spend 1 day in the office, meeting stakeholders.

Contact the team at Jonothan Bosworth for more information.

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Audio Visual and Voice Engineer (AV)

Audio Visual and Voice Engineer (AV) | London | up to £400/day

We are looking for Engineers with solid WebEx & MS Teams experience in a break/fix role, working onsite, mainly in the City of London to support our financial services sector partner.

THE BASICS:

AV Engineers who can take responsibility for supporting our partner with day-to-day meetings and events, support Audio Visual (AV) end points, services, systems and all other aspects of AV and collaboration services including Webex and MS Teams will be sought after.

Supporting external and internal meetings and events and keeping abreast of industry audio visual and voice infrastructure technology and advancements is important, so too is the ability to lead AV solution design, install, maintain, and upgrade devices and be responsible for AV services and managing vendors.

Working with the team on the creation and maintenance of a full set of comprehensive AV and voice diagrams and documentation, as well as attending all AV support appointments, meetings and assisting with AV related vendor and billing management will hold you in good stead.

PRE-REQUISITES:
 

  • AV Meeting room and Event services and solutions.
  • MS Teams Telephony Meetings and Events.
  • Cisco Webex.
  • Maintain and monitor voice and AV services performance.
  • Troubleshoot a multi-site AV network.

EDUCATION:
 

If you have an MS Teams and/or Cisco Webex collaboration qualification and either ITIL or Cobit Foundation, we would like to hear from you today.

CONCLUSION:

Audio Visual and Voice Engineers (AV), able to evaluate and understand new products within scope, and document and articulate to others, the key issues in the infrastructure arena, coupled with strong customer facing skills should apply. If you are excited by the idea of maintaining our partners’ TV estate, which runs news channels, and supports 12-14 annual large events, attended by over 3000 staff, including event set up and dry runs, ad hoc event and meeting support requests, then we’d like to hear from you.

Contact the team at Jonothan Bosworth for more details.

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Project Manager

Infrastructure Project Manager | London | up to £500/day
 

We are looking for an Infrastructure Project Manager to plan, execute, and finalise projects whilst acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. As the Project Manager you will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout their life cycle

BASICS:

Infrastructure Project Managers who can take care of the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple or large-scale projects to include client interaction and expectations for multiple or large-scale projects will be of interest.

If you can manage issues and risk across multiple projects and track and report weekly, whilst proactively managing changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans and keep the management team informed you are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

SKILLS:  

Certifications in project Management such as PMP or Prince2 are ideal, so to would a degree or college diploma in the field of IT, Engineering or project management.

To be considered for this role, you should have several years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution. Delivering large scale infrastructure projects within the financial services sector will be advantageous and a strong familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft Project will hold you in good stead.
 

Individuals competent and proficient in their understanding of Microsoft technology, with demonstrable experience in personnel management – working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.

CONCLUSION:

This is a fantastic contract job opportunity for someone with excellent communication and organisational skills, with an ability to multitask, think outside the box, and troubleshoot problems.

If you have an ability to work with all types of people and are able to lead and work as part of a team, with strong communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation) as well as manage 3rd party vendors; internal matrix teams across EMEA, whilst adhering to the change control processes we’d like to hear from you today.

For more information contact the team at Jonothan Bosworth today.

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Python Developer

Python Developer | £500/day – £700/day | Immediate Start | London & Remote

We are looking to hire a team of Developers, initially for a 6-month contract renewal on a 2-year program. This is a hybrid-working contract with an expectation of being in a London based office a couple of times a week – however, our client-partner will also consider full remote working.

We have various roles with the need for Python, C#, .Net Core, and experts with any Angular experience & capability is a plus.

Just so you are aware, several recent interviewees failed to answer basic questions in C# and SQL.

TECHNOLOGY:

An in-house .NET based application layer integrates the inhouse proprietary systems.

The team is focused on designing, integrating, and supporting systems for Middle and Front office. Its calculation engine leverages supercomputing concepts and runs on a Microsoft HPC Server Grid. The infrastructure uses a combination of technologies including MS SQL Server, & C#.

The ideal candidate would be a senior developer with exposure to pricing or simulation-based risk systems in the past. Knowledge of derivative and cash-based products is desirable but there is no requirement to have in-depth understanding of how these are priced. You will be able to understand functional requirements and translate these into technical solutions.  Knowledge of Docker, Python and Azure would be a bonus.

SKILLS:

The ideal candidate will be able to design solutions for middle office risk management systems and related products, providing clear technical scope and test documentation, whilst coordinating change control, including software management, testing and production releases.

Developers highly competent with Python Development, large scale software project development in C# with the Microsoft development stack and full SDLC experience and TeamCity, Jira, GitHub, Visual Studio are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

Practical experience of Unit Testing, Integration Testing & development testing skills, with a good understanding of microservices architecture and working on large scale applications would be ideal.

Experience of working in an investment banking (or similar) technology environment would be desirable.

ADDITIONAL:

– Microsoft SQL Server

Angular reactive forms

– Market risk reporting; PV, Sensitivity, Stress, VAR, P&L Rec

CONCLUSION:

Developers with excellent communication skills – able to simplify technical jargon, who are also results driven, with a strong sense of accountability – able to prioritise and structure their own workload according to delivery requirements will be of interest.

This is an immediate job opportunity for contractors with strong decision-making skills, and the ability to demonstrate sound judgement, with excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

Financial knowledge or having worked for investment banks – with any financial instrument knowledge would be a bonus.

Experience of interacting with quantitative users to resolve complex business problems and strong problem solving skills, numerical skills and an analytical mind-set will hold you in good stead.

Contact the team at Jonothan Bosworth to find out more.

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.Net Developer

.Net Developer | £500/day – £700/day | Immediate Start | London & Remote
 

We are looking to hire a team of Developers, initially for a 6-month contract, renewal on a 2-year program. This is a hybrid-working contract with an expectation of being in a London based office a couple of times a week – however, our client-partner will also consider full remote working.

We have various roles with the need for C#, .Net Core, and Python experts and any Docker experience & capability is a plus.

Just so you are aware, several recent interviewees failed to answer basic questions in C# and SQL.
 

TECHNOLOGY:

An in-house .NET based application layer integrates the inhouse proprietary systems.

The team is focused on designing, integrating and supporting systems for Middle and Front office. Its calculation engine leverages supercomputing concepts and runs on a Microsoft HPC Server Grid. The infrastructure uses a combination of technologies including MS SQL Server, C#, Grid and Cloud Computing

The ideal candidate would be a senior C# .NET developer with exposure to pricing or simulation-based risk systems in the past. Knowledge of derivative and cash-based products is desirable but there is no requirement to have in depth understanding of how these are priced. You will be able to understand functional requirements and translate these into technical solutions.  Knowledge of Docker, Python and Azure would be a bonus.

SKILLS:

The ideal candidate will be able to design solutions for middle office risk management systems and related products, providing clear technical scope and test documentation, whilst coordinating change control, including software management, testing and production releases.

Developers highly competent with C# and .Net Core Web API Practical experience of Azure Data Lake, Docker, TeamCity, Jira, GitHub, Visual Studio are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

Practical experience of Unit Testing, Integration Testing & development testing skills, with a good understanding of microservices architecture and working on large scale applications would be ideal.

Experience of working in an investment banking (or similar) technology environment would be desirable.

ADDITIONAL:

– Experience with Extend Credit Risk Calculators.

– Upgrade legacy codebase to .Net core.

– Perform rigorous testing of codebase.

– Performance tuning.

CONCLUSION:

Developers with a can-do attitude and flexible approach to delivery, who are also results driven, with a strong sense of accountability – able to prioritise and structure their own workload according to delivery requirements will be of interest.

This is an immediate job opportunity for contractors with strong decision-making skills, and the ability to demonstrate sound judgement, with excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

Financial knowledge or having worked for investment banks – with any financial instrument knowledge would be a bonus.

Experience of interacting with quantitative users to resolve complex business problems and strong problem-solving skills, numerical skills and an analytical mind-set will hold you in good stead.

Contact the team at Jonothan Bosworth to find out more.

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C# Developer

C# Developer | £500/day – £700/day | Immediate Start | London & Remote

We are looking to hire a team of Developers, initially for a 6-month contract renewal on a 2-year program. This is a hybrid-working contract with an expectation of being in a London based office a couple of times a week – however, our client-partner will also consider full remote working.

We have various roles with the need for C#, REST, and Python experts and any Angular and/or Docker experience & capability is a plus.

Just so you are aware, a number of recent interviewees failed to answer basic questions in C# and SQL.
 

TECHNOLOGY:

An in-house .NET based application layer integrates the inhouse proprietary systems.

The team is focused on building simulation-based pricing systems for Middle and Front office. The core technologies utilised within the team include C# .NET and Microsoft SQL Server running on Windows however our client is now increasingly moving towards C# .NET Core and Python running on Linux operating systems utilising Docker containers to allow future cloud migration.

The ideal candidate would be a senior C# .NET developer with exposure to pricing or simulation-based risk systems in the past. Knowledge of derivative and cash based products is desirable but there is no requirement to have in depth understanding of how these are priced. You will be able to understand functional requirements and translate these into technical solutions.  Knowledge of Docker, Python, Hadoop and Azure would be a bonus.

SKILLS:

The ideal candidate will be able to design solutions for middle office risk management systems and related products, providing clear technical scope and test documentation, whilst coordinating change control, including software management, testing and production releases.

Developers competent with C# and Microsoft development stack (WCF, WF, Unity), Microsoft SQL Server, Software design methodologies and best practices, as well as end to end development cycle knowledge are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

Experience of working in an investment banking (or similar) technology environment would be desirable.

ADDITIONAL:

– Experience with Microsoft HPC Server, Grid and Cloud Computing.

– Web Development with ASP .NET and MVC.

– Continuous integration with TeamCity.

– Knowledge of Microsoft Azure.

CONCLUSION:

Developers with a proactive, motivated approach and an Agile and flexible approach to delivery, who are also results driven, with a strong sense of accountability – able to prioritise and structure their own workload according to delivery requirements will be of interest.

This is an immediate job opportunity for contractors with strong decision-making skills, and the ability to demonstrate sound judgement, with excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

Financial knowledge or having worked for investment banks – with any financial instrument knowledge would be a bonus.

Experience of interacting with quantitative users to resolve complex business problems and strong problem solving skills, numerical skills and an analytical mind-set will hold you in good stead.

Contact the team at Jonothan Bosworth to find out more.
 

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