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Workplace Technology - Developer Analyst

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Recruiter: Schroders Personal Wealth
Listed on: 13th January
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Permanent

Could you help us achieve our ambition to be a Digital Leader for the significantly changing financial services industry?

Could you help us build our business as we endeavour to shape the future of Financial Planning?

The Role.

A Developer with at least 2 years' experience is required to help with the technical implementation and support of products across the Workplace Technology team . This position will be a key technical resource in the team and will be involved in all aspects of the service delivery lifecycle.

We are looking for someone with a passion for software, with proven experience of designing and developing end-to-end solutions in a start-up environment. You will be involved in developing the core integrations and processes that will drive SPW workplace technology. Coming from a software development background you will also have good experience / working knowledge of Microsoft Azure, SharePoint Online, Office 365, Teams and associated Intranet & collaboration technologies.

You will need to have the confidence with dealing with stakeholders at all levels as well as the in-depth knowledge of web technologies to help drive user adoption and deliver solutions to a professional standard.

Here are some of the things you will be working on:

  • Leading the technical team of our SPW intranet, Engage.

  • Enhancing and refining Engage by leveraging the solutions SDK and API to extend functionality and integrate into other core SPW systems

  • Designing, developing and delivering end-to-end functionality and services to the workplace technology comprising front-end, back-end and DevOps.

  • Working across the business to help each area provide the best digital experience for their teams.

  • Discern project risks, impacts and mitigation strategies

  • Coordinating activities with vendor, Internal Communications team and stakeholders

  • Assist in communication of project contents, approach, progress and results

  • Contributing to a project backlog that is maintained, groomed and prioritized on a regular basis

  • Contribute to the project running efficiently through Agile Workflow best practices

  • Contribute to process improvement through team learnings, etc.

  • Assist automation, scaling, and continuous improvement of development practices

Essential Skills

  • Development process optimisation - Aware of the importance consider developing process efficiency and the common ways in which processes are optimised. Supports specific activities to improve development processes. Able to spot or identify obvious deficiencies.

  • Modern standards approach - Uses a modern standards approach competently and guides others in so doing.

  • Programming and build (software engineering) - Collaborates with others when necessary to review specifications and uses these agreed specifications to design, code, test and document programs or scripts of medium to high complexity, using the right standards and tools.

  • Service support - Able to help fix faults following agreed procedures. Carries out agreed infrastructure maintenance tasks.

  • Systems design - Translates logical designs into physical designs. Produces detailed designs and documents all work using required standards, methods and tools, including prototyping tools where appropriate. Designs systems characterised by managed levels of risk, manageable business and technical complexity and meaningful impact. Works with well-understood technology and identifies appropriate patterns.

  • Systems integration - Able to build and test simple interfaces between systems, or can work on more complex integration as part of a wider team.

  • User focus - Able to collaborate with user researchers and can sell or represent users internally. Understands the difference between user needs and desires of the user. Able to champion user research to focus on all users. Can prioritise and defines approaches to understand the user story, guiding others in doing so. Can offer recommendations on the best tools and methods to be used.

Desired Skills

  • Experience of working with 3rd party CMS solutions whether internal or external facing is a big plus

  • Knowledge and prior experience of managing and configuring ETL processes.

  • Experience in managing and configuring 3rd party enterprise SaaS solutions such as Workday

  • A solid understanding of SaaS delivery models and configuration management

  • An understanding of Agile methodologies

  • Experience of working with Atlassian products such as JIRA and Confluence.

  • Experience working with or managing an ITSM product.

Your Qualities:

  • Humble: you acknowledge your strengths, and also your weaknesses; you work for more than your own personal glory

  • Curious: you follow the latest technology developments, and explore ways they can be adopted

  • Creative: you think beyond the obvious

  • Thorough: you consider the full-picture, and understand that details can matter

  • Calm: you're positive under pressure and happy to take the lead in challenging times

You belong here

At Schroders Personal Wealth, we welcome all. All colours, cultures, genders, beliefs, religions, ages, people.

We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us meet our ambitions.

We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Schroders Personal Wealth is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact and reach their potential.

Work in a way that works for you

When it comes to flexible working, we'll do our best to accommodate your needs with our flexible working policy. Please enquire in your interview.

What we'll give you

You can expect a career that's full of opportunity and support to help you develop. We offer a competitive total reward package, which means you share in the success you help create.

  • A market leading defined contribution pension scheme.

  • An additional 4% of your annual salary in a Flexible benefits package that you can select and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction or take as cash.

  • 25 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays.

  • An incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and your contribution to it.

About us

Schroders Personal Wealth combines over 400 years of expertise from Lloyds Banking Group and Schroders plc, two leading British companies partnering to bring financial planning services to more people in the UK.

Our focus is on the personal relationship we develop with our customers, underpinned by leading edge technology, multi-channel customer reach and global investment expertise.

We aim to become a top UK financial planning business within five years. Would you like to be part of making this possible?

Join us

Does this sound like a role that you'd like to know more about? If like us, you're more motivated by customers than by targets, and you'd thrive in a culture that is values and client led - then we'd love to hear from you.

Contact Name: Schroders Personal Wealth
Reference: TJ/9619/JR000353_1642081123
Job ID: 3030585

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