Software Engineer (outside of IR-35)
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
£400 - £500
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As a Applications Engineer you will be taking part in designing, developing, implementing, maintaining code in a Dev, SIT, Pre-Production and Production environment on a secure virtualised infrastructure. You will work with highly skilled and engaged colleagues as this comes to fruition.
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
*Provide expertise to the development teams in use of tools and scripting.
*Understanding customer requirements and project KPIs
*Managing stakeholders and external interfaces
*Setting up tools and required infrastructure
*Defining and setting development, test, release, update, and support processes for DevOps operation
*Monitoring the processes during the entire lifecycle for its adherence and updating or creating new processes for improvement and minimizing the wastage
*Incident management and root cause analysis
*Coordination and communication within the team and with customers
Story Behind the Need - Business Group & Key Projects
*Surrounding team & key projects
*Purpose/Size of this team
*Reason for the request
*Motivators for this need
*Increase Staff Need/ Replacement?
Typical Day in the Role
*Key tasks and rhythm
*Stakeholder Interaction: Internal & External
*Required to travel or work remotely *9-5 or 8-4 , Monday to Friday. Onsite
*No travel, no remote working.
Compelling Story & Candidate Value Proposition
*What makes this role interesting?
*Competitive market comparison
*Unique selling points
*Value added or experience gained*Large UK Defence project
*Top 3 must-have HARD/TECHNICAL skills
*Depth of experience with each
*Stack-ranked1Windows Software Engineer
*Must-have Skills/Personality Requirements
*What type of individuals excel in your environment and why?
*Non-essential requirements that would give the candidate an edge.
*Would you consider candidates from other industry background?
*Experience working with computers and exposure to software development methodology and software testing techniques and tools
*Experience working with configuration management, defect tracking, query tools and other software productivity tools.
*Primary level of knowledge in the following technologies:
oWindows Software Engineer
*Secondary level of knowledge in the following technologies:
*Beneficial level of knowledge:
*Able to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
*Knowledge or experience in DevOps best practices, agile software development (e.g in a Scrum, Agile), automating application and infrastructure builds and operation extremely desirable
*An interest and aptitude for working in IT
*Attention to detail with a pragmatic and enthusiastic attitude to work.
*Good problem solving, analytical and logical skills needed to assist solving business application problems
*Good verbal and written communication skills
*Ability to work independently as well as within a dynamic team
*Can-do, will-do attitude
*Good analysis skills to listen to client and articulate back for feedback and solutions
*Good personal computer and business solutions software skills
*Ability to publicly represent company with internal and external clients
*Ability to convey a strong presence, professional image, and deal confidently with business problems
*Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple shifting priorities
*Ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award, that any business can receive, won in consecutive years, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade;