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Digital Platform Technical Lead

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 3rd May
Location: Manchester
Salary/Rate: £60 - £80
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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My client is an IT Systems Integrator who requires a Digital Platform Technical Lead to support one of their customers in Manchester.

START: ASAP
DURATION: INITIALLY 6 MONTHS
RATE: £60 - £80 PER HOUR (INSIDE IR35)
LOCATION: MANCHESTER (There will be a hybrid working with some remote possible available.)

Role Summary
As part of our overall investment and growth strategy in the UK we are specifically recruiting a technical leader to work directly with a high-profile client in the day to day operation of a global web and mobile application for an exciting new opportunity with a global media brand based in the North West.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
*Provide technical leadership and subject matter expertise in the day-to-day operation and enhancement of high profile public facing web and mobile applications
*Work directly on world-renowned client site, working collaboratively with client as required
*Give technical direction to remote support and development teams
*Provide guidance and share and grow knowledge in areas of specific domain expertise
*Support key client events providing direct support and intervention to address arising issues
*Implement and utilise appropriate monitoring and alerting solutions to ensure operational tranquility
*Lead proactive service improvement and optimisation
*Apply best practice solutions, mentoring more junior team members where necessary
*Work with architects to determine the implications of technologies, methodologies and compliance requirements on current and future solutions
*Contribute to proposal responses and business development activities as we continue to grow our business.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:
*Significant client facing and technical leadership experience
*Broad experience delivering application support and maintenance in an ITIL-based service management environment (Incident, problem, change and release etc)
*Detailed web and mobile technology and systems architecture knowledge/awareness.
*Domain expertise in Digital Asset Management using Celum DAM
*Integrated infrastructure and application monitoring and alerting e.g. Dynatrace, Splunk, CloudWatch, ServiceNow
*SAP Gigya authentication
*DevOps environment knowledge and experience with AWS EC2, Lambda.
*Agile working practices using Kanban and Scrum
*Experience using Confluence and Jira
*Ability to take the lead in customer facing engagements and build a single, shared understanding amongst participants through e?ective communication
*Experience and ability to communicate with a range of audiences including leadership, clients, stakeholders and delivery team members.
*Willingness to work on client-site and adjust working patterns as required to support key client events as necessary
*Eagerness to influence how digital services are delivered and support our clients as they transform

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:
*Media sector experience.
*Wider development skills e.g. Java, .Net
*Scripting and automation skills, familiarity with RPA would also be useful


LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.