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Role: Contract Electronics Engineer (Firmware) Length: 6-9 Months initially Location: Oxford Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day IR35 Status: Inside Our client, based in Oxford, are looking for an enthusiastic firmware engineer who wants to use their skills in the design of state-of-the-art machinery and instrumentation. This is an opportunity to work in an exciting environment on a world-leading product. The role will be entirely focused on the development of a product. The role will principally be supporting the development of control and communication firmware but may include elements of electronic design. Documentation, training and working with the customer's development engineers will be an important requirement in this role. Skills and experience required Firmware experience Electronics Engineer Testing of prototypes Documentation of design solutions
£45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, training
3rd Line Systems Engineer / Systems Administrator Windows, Linux, Azure Cloud, O365, Exchange, Active Directory, Virtualisation Are you an experienced Senior IT Support Engineer looking for a challenging and rewarding new role? Do you love the buzz of a busy and buoyant support team and the opportunity for training and personal development? Our client is a global digital retail brand with a great reputation and an exciting new career opportunity. Within their IT Infrastructure Support team there is a newly created role for a talented Systems Administrator / 3rd Line Engineer to support a large and dynamic internal team of close to 1000 users. As an investor in people the company will help you grow and evolve your professional skills, offering a generous salary and benefits package to support you along the way. What do they need from you? Key skills: Experience of both Windows (80%) and Linux (20%) Server Knowledge Knowledge and understanding of Infrastructure Technologies (Virtualisation, Backup, Storage, Active Directory, Monitoring, Certification Authorities etc) Comprehensive knowledge of networking, TCP/IP, WAN, LAN etc Experience supporting message queuing systems Application and Server infrastructure administration - primarily Windows Hypervisors and virtualization technologies Cloud platforms such as Azure, Google Cloud, AWS or OCI On top of the core technical skills, you will also need to be a strong communicator who is able to work on their own initiative in a fast-changing environment. You will need to be organised and able to work autonomously or as part of a team. If you are interested in this role and want to hear more please contact davecarlisle@SpectrumIT.co.uk or call 02380 765 303.
£70000 - £90000 per annum
£700 - £750 per day + Full Remote Working & Inside IR35
Spectrum IT's UK Client are seeking an experienced Contract Solution Architect to join them on an initial 6-month contract Inside IR35. The Client are a large UK based energy provider who are currently undertaking extensive smart metering and customer technology update projects aswell as SMETS1 & SMETS2 upgrades. These projects will ensure that they provide customers with the very best experience and most updated technology. The client are seeking an experienced Contract Solution Architect with extensive industry experience for smart metering projects (SMETS 1 & 2) and Fast More Reliable Switching (customer fast switching). Project Objective: Provide a full Smets2 offering to all customer types in line with industry timescales Enrol existing Smets1 meters to a central DCC platform to allow all Smart Smets1 meters to continue to be operated in Smart Provide the ability for the customer to switch supply to us within 24/48 hours Key milestones: Provide Technical subject matter expertise to the Smart Programme Define, document technical solutions for Smart Metering and company systems Define, document designs in line with the Smart programme plans Providing Smart Metering industry and asset expertise where applicable Inputting Smart Metering expertise in areas such as Design, Build, Test, Deploy, Pilot etc. Inputting or driving relevant Smart Programme workshops Skills/Experience sought: Demonstrable skills in Testing large complex IT solutions and the production of high-quality written documentation. Strong experience building relationships with stakeholders and managing their expectations Expertise in Gas and Electricity industry Smart or Faster Switching experience For more information and to submit your interest, please apply with your updated CV.
£55000 - £65000 per annum
Scrum Master required by a growing FinTech company based in Guildford, Surrey. The company are going through a large growth phase within their development team and are now looking for a Scrum Master to join in a brand-new role as a servant leader within one of the Scrum teams. Responsibilities: Ensure the Scrum team follows the values and practices of Scrum Coach the team to ensure that they are performing at the highest level possible Be a servant leader, ensuring the teams highest priorities are met Facilitate Scrum ceremonies Improve the teams use of Scrum and technical skills Experience required: Key influencer in past Agile transformations Background of uncovering and understanding the business need for agility Experience of helping teams identify and track KPI's that serve their ability to succeed Previous experience in a client facing environment Technical background with knowledge of Microsoft development technologies (.NET) If you are seeking a role of this nature, please contact RyanOatley@SpectrumIT.co.uk or call 02380 765 286 for more information.
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Network Engineer required by a small managed services provider based in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. The company deliver managed networking and storage solutions to a wide range of both enterprise and online clients. Due to planned growth the company are seeking an experienced Network Eanager to play a key role in the deployment, management and troubleshooting of both inhouse and client infrastructure. Examples of responsibilities: Manage and monitor client network environments Install, configure, test and maintain new platforms both internally and on behalf of clients Proactively ensure the highest levels of network and infrastructure availability React to network failures and troubleshoot issues through to resolution Participate in the design of new environments and general direction of network design and operation within the company and its clients Experience in the following areas is sought. Full cross training would be provided for the successufl candidate. Expertise in all areas is not essential. Local Area Networks (LAN) - In-depth experience of ethernet and its use both locally and over extended distance via pseudo wire/VPLS BGP - Experience of BGP both as an EGP to integrate with other Autonomous systems, and within an AS especially in the context of distributing routes within isolated VRF's Firewalls - strong understanding of the principals and operation of stateful firewalls in general, and in particular the Cisco ASA range of devices HTTP Proxies - Appreciate of the use of proxies operating at layer 7 (http/https) to manage traffic flows and isolate web/application servers from malicious/disruptive requests Network support - knowledge and experience of protocols and services such as DNS/Radius/Syslog/TLS Security - Understanding the importance of security and the processes, architectures, and technical tools that are deployed to ensure security is maintained This is an exciting opportunity to take a lead role in a growing MSP. If you are looking for an opportunity of this nature, please get in touch for more information.
£50000 - £60000 per annum
UX Designer required by a growing FinTech company based in Guildford, Surrey. The company are going through a large growth phase within their development team and are now looking for a UX Designer to join in a brand-new role. The UX Designer will be responsible for - Driving UX best practices and methodologies - Researching, designing, specifying and helping drive forward a new design system for the product's web-based platform. - Defining and designing solid user-centric experiences across the product. - Developing user personas, user experience maps and scenarios, user flows and other artefacts. - Planning and conducting user insight / research sessions (team and strategic level) to gather end user feedback, conduct usability testing activity, and interpret data and qualitative feedback. - Visualising designs using prototype tools (Figma) and provide design specifications working closely with platform teams. Key experience Full UX process experience - Design systems. - Collaborative working with UX team, product managers and engineers. - Logical, step-by-step approach to ensure designs are user friendly and simple for end users. - Design principles and experience of UX relative to digital products. Experience enterprise web application UX design would be advantageous, but is not essential. If you are seeking a role of this nature please get in touch for more information.
£45000 - £60000 per annum
Automation QA Engineer - £45k - £60k - Guildford, Surrey Automation QA Engineer urgently required by a rapidly growing financial technology company based in Guildford, Surrey. This is a brand-new position due to ongoing growth and sits withing the companies Development Team. The Automation QA Engineer will be vital in supporting the company's Agile software development lifecycle and developing and maintain automated tests and framework solutions. The successful Automation QA Engineer will be responsible for the planning, design, and execution of the automated testing as part of continuous integration and deployment practices. Responsibilities: Develop test plans and test cases for coded automation tests Developer and maintain test automation frameworks Create test harnesses and scripts Isolate, reproduce and report defects Verify defect fixes during the company's application development lifecycle Monitor and report on the quality of the builds, during build, continuous integration and deployment Essential experience: Selenium Framework Visual Studio C# .NET Azure Agile SpecFlow (Advantageous) This is an opportunity to join a leading financial technology company working on varied projects utilising new technologies. If you are looking for an opportunity of this nature please contact RyanOatley@SpectrumIT.co.uk or call 02380 765 286.
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Product Owner - 12mth FTC A freight solutions company, based in Berkshire is seeking a Product Owner to join their existing IT Department to provide support in the development or new features and components for their products. This is a great opportunity for a Product Owner to come into the business and play a key role in supporting the businesses IT Products. This is a varied role and as a Product Owner you will: Elicit and analyse business requirements Translate requirements into User Stories Work closely with the development team to document and refine User Stories Help with the definition, prioritisation and management of requirements Understand user requirements and translate these into technical specifications for the development team The successful Product Owner will have experience with: Exceptional stakeholder management skills Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as experience of both Agile and traditional project methodologies Exceptional interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with team members and top-level stakeholders At least 5 years' experience of working with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools e.g., Azure Dev Ops / Jira Experience working within multi-function project teams including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies An understanding of test approaches and experience in supporting testing activities Balanced business/technical background Ability to facilitate workshops and interviews with key stakeholders to elicit requirements and key information The role of Product Owner is paying up to £40,000 plus benefits. To apply for the Product Owner please forward your CV to CameronElloway@SpectrumIT.co.uk or call Cameron on 02380 765 301
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Project Manager - 12mth FTC A freight solutions company, based in Berkshire is seeking a Project Manager to join their existing IT Department to lead on a major project. This is a great opportunity for a Project Manager to come into the business and play a key role in leading the business through a major project. This is a varied role and as a Project Manager you will: Lead and manage a large, complex project consisting of 3rd party and in-house teams and/or requiring integration with other activities outside the scope of the Development teams Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value Play a consultative role to help put in place the appropriate people, process, and tools and coaching members of the team as needed to optimize the efficiency of the project team Organise and lead project status and working meetings Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work Leverage organisational resources to improve capacity for project work and mentoring and developing members of the Project Office team Prepare and distribute progress reports Dealing with the hybrid teams, using good judgment and skills to develop a project management approach that is suitable for planning and managing the effort to achieve the project goals within designated project constraints Manage risks and issues Correct deviations from plans and perform delivery planning for assigned projects Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance Ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management The successful Project Manager will have experience with: Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as practical knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects Sufficient level of technical background to provide credible leadership to development teams and to be able to evaluate complex project risks and issues accurately and objectively Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies including experience as a Project Manager Strong analytical, planning, and organisational skills with an ability to manage competing demands Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels up to and including Board Experience overseeing multi-function project teams including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Agile Project Management tools such as VSTS, Microsoft Project, Visio, and MS Office Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value Balanced business/technical background Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools The role of Project Manager is paying up to £40,000 plus benefits. To apply for the Project Manager please forward your CV to CameronElloway@SpectrumIT.co.uk or call Cameron on 02380 765 301
£20000 - £24000 per annum
IT Support Engineer - Active Directory, Office 365, Windows 10 Basingstoke £24,000 + on-call bonus + benefits The Role You'll be joining a multinational company supporting internal users on a range of issues. The role will be fast-paced and varied with plenty of opportunity to pick up new skills alongside an established team. The role of IT Support engineer will involve troubleshooting: Business applications Shared applications Software Hardware Mobiles Telecoms Printers Network issues You'll also be required to join the out-of-hours rota which you will be paid for. The role offers lots of training and you'll have plenty of opportunity to step up into 2nd line. Skills required The role will be varied however the core experience/skills required are: Active Directory administration Office 365 Windows 10 Outlook 2016 ITIL V3 qualification (or willing to undertake the qualification) Good communication skills This position is in Basingstoke and will require someone to be in the office at least two days per week. To apply for IT Support Engineer position please apply to this advert or contact me on LinkedIn, Jack Hewitt-Coleman - Spectrum IT Recruitment.
£25000 - £40000 per annum
Graduate / Junior Embedded Software Engineer required by a growing engineering company located in Fareham. Due to continued success and planned expansion the company are looking to hire a Graduate / Junior Embedded Software Engineer to join their existing team. The company has a great track record of hiring graduates from Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or similar academic backgrounds and helping them progress into one of various different areas of the business - from team / project management to becoming a subject matter expert in one area of technology /product development. There are various potential avenues for progression. The successful Graduate/Junior Embedded Software Engineer is likely to have a degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering and an enthusiasm for firmware / embedded software engineering. Essential Experience; - Relevant degree in Electronic Engineering or similar - C programming - Embedded or electronic systems knowledge Any experience in one or more of the following is not essential but would be advantageous; - Embedded Linux - Algorithm development - ASIC Programming - VHDL or similar - Python - MATLAB - LabVIEW This is an opportunity to work in a challenging and varied environment with a company offering extensive opportunities for progression. If you are looking for a role of this nature please get in touch for more information.
The IT and technology industry is rapidly expanding and evolving. Our clients need candidates who understand the latest technology and relevant languages. That is why it is important to us that we are involved in the industry and have the specialist knowledge required to match the right candidate to the right business.
Our company started with just a few people focusing on a small area of the IT industry. As we have grown, we have been able to expand the team and add more specialisms. We have experts in each of the key fields of the latest technological advances, as well as traditional IT infrastructure. This means that we can assign the right consultant to each client and candidate, and understand the skills required for every role.
We stay engaged in the local IT and technology sector, attending events and sponsoring user groups, so that we understand the day-to-day developments, keeping us at the top of our game.
When: 2nd Tuesday of every month
Where: Southampton, Hampshire
When: 3rd Thursday of every month
When: 2nd Wednesday of every month
Where: Portsmouth, Hampshire (currently hosting remote talks)
When: 1st Wednesday of every month
Where: Southampton Science Park (currently hosting remote talks)