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Developer in Test / SDET / Agile Software Developer

Central London

6 month contract, £550 – 625 per day

A superb opportunity has arisen at one of the world’s most respected companies for 2 agile Software Developers / Developer in Test / SDET / Tester Developers, to play a key role in a ground-breaking global e-wallet project. This well-funded, high profile project aims to attract the best agile talent on the market and in order to secure their services my client is offering £550 – £625 per day and 6 month contracts. Media and industry speculation suggests that this project will revolutionize the current e-commerce landscape and this is your opportunity to be part of that on-going success story.

You will be joining a well-rehearsed, professional agile team working in 2 week sprints and will be expected to be productive from early on, embracing the agile process (mix of Kanban and XP) and offering considerable experience in TDD (Test Driven Development) and BDD (Behaviour Driven Development) using Cucumber JVM. As a creative but scientific person with an aptitude for working collaboratively with developers, you will be enthusiastic and highly skilled in both development (Java), and test automation (Selenium WebDriver).

Your background should demonstrate considerable Java development experience combined with significant end to end test automation and build automation experience – you will be developing a Continuous Integration automation solution for a high usage global online payments system.

Ideally you will have an interest in open source test tools and technologies and have genuine passion for and experience with high profile agile projects using Java, BDD and Selenium. Any experience with JavaScript, Web Services, HTML, and XML is advantageous but not essential.

The Architecture includes Java, Eclipse IDE, Cucumber JVM, Maven, Selenium WebDriver 2.0, Jenkins CI, Linux. Immediate feedback from my client and immediate interviews for well-matched candidates – To find out more about your role and the full project objectives and timeframes, architecture, and my clients interview schedule for the forthcoming days/weeks call or email Ben Sawyer at Altitude IT on 07932 388 805 or b.sawyer@altitudeit.co.uk

 

 

Senior OO Web / Infrastructure Developer

Shoreditch, Central London

£50,000 to £100,000 + Excellent Benefits
Salaries start at £50,000 but there is no cap for the right person. Some members of the team are earning over £100,000 a year.

Senior OO Web / Infrastructure Developer –OO (Core Java, C#, PHP, Grails etc..) Development, Open Source Technologies, NoSQL Data Stores (MongoDB, Hadoop, CouchDB etc..), Cloud/Amazon AWS, OO JavaScript, Spring MVC3, Node JS, Spock, Android SDK 7-13, HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, RESTful webservices

Senior OO Web Developer in the core Lean / XP / 100% Pair Programming team responsible for the architecture of their industry leading Social Media platform and producing n-tier scalable web-services for leading platforms including iSO and Android. We are looking for a Senior OO Web Developer with a broad range of back and front-end web and infrastructure skills focused towards new media/big data technologies. They are using Core Java but extensive Java experience is not essential. We are looking for excellent Object Oriented (OO) Web / Infrastructure Developers with experience of NoSQL Data Stores who are passionate about Open Source Technologies and enjoy Pairing with likeminded innovative problem solvers.

The team pride themselves on delivering simple working solutions to complex problems using Clean Code and XP (eXtreme Programming) techniques.

This is an exciting time to join this hugely successful New Media Web Company based in superb bright open offices in Shoreditch (Central London). They are a young thriving company with a start-up mentality but without the risks associated with a start-up. With offices in New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, Amsterdam and Sydney the world is your oyster! They are already making large profits and with their aggressive expansion plans this is set to continue to grow as they get more innovative forward thinking people on board. They are a fun company to work for with a flat structure and friendly employees who regularly socialise outside of work.

OO (Java, C#, PHP, Grails etc..) Development, Open Source Technologies, NoSQL Data Stores (MongoDB, Hadoop, CouchDB etc..), Cloud/Amazon AWS, OO JavaScript, Spring MVC3, Node JS, Spock, Android SDK 7-13, HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, RESTful webservices – Lean / XP / 100% Pair Programming

Apply by sending your CV to stanfraser@altitudeit.co.uk or call Stan Fraser on 020 8771 1184 to find out more.

 

Software Architect (Application Integration) J2EE, Web Services, IBM Websphere

Reading, Berkshire

£70,000 – £80,000 + 13% bonus + 9% pension + healthcare + standard benefits

The Role:

This Leading Financial Services Company based in the heart of Reading is looking for a talented Software Architect with extensive Application Integration experience to join their industry leading Software Architecture team. This is a new role within the team, you will be the Application Integration specialist and as such you will help the rest of the team on Integration issues while still focusing on Delivery Architecture and acting as a technical strategist for the business. You will be responsible for designing architectures and ensuring that applications and their integration align with the growth strategy of the organisation as a whole.

The company:

An innovative Financial Services company based in the heart of Reading with other offices in London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris and Milan. They have an excellent working environment with bright spacious offices and a 35 hour working week. They are a Gold Standard ‘Investor in People’ and have very low staff turnover. People genuinely enjoy working there.

Essential skills for the Software Architect:

Desireable skills for the Software Architect:

If you have the essential skills and you are looking to join a friendly team in a cutting edge environment then send your CV to stanfraser@altitudeit.co.uk and find out more.

Java Developer – Gain Big Data experience

Soho, West End, Central London

£50,000 to £60,000 + 5.6k Car Allowance + 20% Bonus

Java Developer – Gain Big Data, Hadoop, NoSQL experience

This company is leading the way in developing Java based Big Data applications for the Social Media sector. They are based in modern spacious offices in Soho, Central London. We are looking for talented Core Java Developers with an interest in Big Data to join their cutting edge team.  You will need to have demonstrable experience of building Java Applications using clean efficient code, any previous experience working with Big Data systems such as Hadoop, MongoDB, CouchDB etc. would be advantageous but full training will be provided for a candidate with strong Core Java skills and an enthusiastic can-do attitude. They have a flexible working environment with a focus on getting the job done so you can chose your working hours to suite your lifestyle including the option to work from home if the project permits.

Essential skills:

•           Core Java (4+ years)
•           Multithreading (2+ years)
•           Application Development (2+ years)
•           Linux (2+ years)
•           SQL or NoSQL (2+ years)
•           Excellent communication skills
•           1st or 2:1 degree in Mathematics or other science

Nice to have’s:

•           Big Data
•           NoSQL
•           Hadoop / MongoDB / CouchDB / Amazon SimpleDB
•           High volume web applications

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented Core Java Developer to gain experience in a Big Data environment with plenty of support from industry leading specialists. If you are keen to learn about Big Data and NoSQL systems then send your CV to stanfraser@altitudeit.co.uk or call me on 020 8771 1184 and find out more.

 

Agile Java Developer – Big Data / Social Media /  NoSQL / Cloud / Amazon AWS / XP

Central London, City of London, EC1

£55,000 to £70,000 + Shares + Bonus

Are you a talented Core Java Developer? Do you love the social media revolution? Do you want to play with all the new technologies as they emerge? Do you love pair programming? Are you frustrated with your company’s lack of foresight?

If the answer to these questions are YES then fasten your seatbelt because you’ve just found your ideal opportunity! This social media giant who pride themselves on embracing new technology and are keen to stay on the bleeding edge need you. You will be joining a passionate team of likeminded developers covering the full development life cycle. You will be working on both backend and front end projects in a dynamic agile environment. They are using the eXtreme Programming (XP) methodology and have found that pair programming is the best way to achieve their goals of delivering ground breaking Web Applications using clean code to an ambitious fast growing business.

They have a fantastic working environment with a large breakfast area, games room and bar on site. The office is bright and spacious and ideally located to take advantage of the vibrant local scene with many shops and bars on the doorstep.

Technology they are currently using:

Core Java
Spring
Tomcat
Linux
Scalable Cloud Infrastructure
Multithreading
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
HTML 5
OO JavaScript
MongoDB
Git

Essential skills:
4+ years Core Java
OO JavaScript
HTML 5
Git
Mathematics, Physics or other scientific degree, MSc or even better a PHD!
Knowledge of an Unrelational / NoSQL Database system such as MongoDB, CouchDB, Hadoop, Amazon SDB, Raven DB, Cassandra etc…
Excellent communication skills

Desirable knowledge:
Multithreading
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Platform
Scalable Cloud Infrastructure
Linux / Unix Servers

Apply by sending your CV to stanfraser@altitudeit.co.uk or call Stan Fraser on 020 8771 1184 to find out more.

 

Data Warehouse Manager / Strategy and Design Lead

Reading, Berkshire

£80,000 to £100,000 package

This Leading Financial Services Company based in the heart of Reading is looking for a talented Data Warehouse Manager to join their Data Team and manage a team of 15 DBA’s, Data Analysts and MDM specialists in a high volume / low latency environment. You will be a key player in the business with a focus on developing, improving and maintaining industry leading Data Warehouses within a complex business with diverse stakeholder requirements. As well as the day to day management of the team you will be leading the strategy and design of the Data Warehouses which will mean working closely with the senior business managers, understanding their needs, managing their expectations, working within an ample budget to deliver the best possible data warehousing solution for the business as a whole. This is a truly exciting role where you will have the chance to shape the future of the department and make a real difference to the business and their customers.

You will be managing a multi-terabyte data warehouse that is taking on data at a rate of 1 billion transactions per month! The business is focused on improving the quality of the system and staying ahead of their competition so you will have a generous budget to work with and be encouraged to keep up with the latest technologies as they emerge, implementing them where appropriate.

They have an excellent working environment with a 35 hour working week and excellent benefits package. They are a friendly team who regularly socialise together and are well respected within the business.

Essential skills:

•             Management of a large scale Data Warehouse / Business Intelligence function (2+ years)

•             Experience of managing a technical team of 6 or more in a matrix environment

•             Experience of delivering multiple large scale data warehousing  projects

•             Experience of shaping the Data Warehousing strategy for a large company

•             Experience of working with multi-terabyte data warehouses  (at least 2)

•             Ability to develop interface specifications for ETL tools such as DataStage, AB Initio, Informatica

•             In-depth knowledge of BI tools such as Cognos, Microstrategy, Business Objects etc..

•             Strong understanding of MDM best practices

Desirable skills:

•             Financial services experience

•             Knowledge of Data Modelling techniques

•             Knowledge of Agile Development Methods

For this exciting role send your CV to stanfraser@altitudeit.co.uk or call me on 020 8771 1184 and find out more.

 

SEO Specialist, Top 20 UK Site, Central London

City of London

£30,000 to £35,000 + Excellent Benefits

Due to continued success and sustained growth this market leading web giant based in the heart of the west end is looking to expand their SEO and Analytics team. We are looking for an enthusiastic passionate SEO specialist to join their friendly team of SEO an Web Analytics experts. You will be working on a wide range of exciting cutting edge projects with both development and marketing teams. Your role will be to implement innovative off-site optimisation strategies as well as maintaining the optimal on-site setup. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team of likeminded experts who are constantly learning from each other with the common goal of staying ahead of the competition.

Essential skills:
2+ years SEO experience with proven success in a top 100 UK site
Understanding of the off-site SEO factors
Link Building (e.g. Link Bait, Widgets/Badges)
Knowledge of current SEO and Analytics tools
Excellent communication skills
Strong team player

Desirable skills:
Knowledge of automating manual tasks (macros, API’s)
Experience delivering full life cycle SEO projects

Copy writing

They have a dynamic working environment where change is welcomed and innovative thinking is rewarded.  The team regularly socialise together outside of work and enjoy the relaxed yet professional working environment. If you have the essential skills and you would like to join one of the leading SEO teams in the country send your CV to stanfraser@altitudeit.co.uk or call Stan Fraser on 020 8771 1184.

 

Java Web Developer – Core Java, OOAD, SQL, TDD, JavaScript, HTML 5

Central London

£55,000 to £70,000 + up to 25% bonus + 26 days holiday + healthcare

Essential skills:

Desirable skills:

This successful New Media Web Company based in prestigious offices in Central London are expanding rapidly and require talented Java Web Developers to join their industry leading team. They are using Agile development methods with a flat team structure where innovation is rewarded and change is welcomed. They are a fun company to work for with approachable managers and a team that regularly socialise inside and outside of work. They enjoy working in pairs on a wide range of challenging projects covering both back and front end web application development. The successful candidate will be passionate about software development and be keen to work in a friendly agile environment with continuous integration on short 2 week sprints.

If you have the essential skills for the Java Web Developer and you are looking to join a team of likeminded developers who are passionate about what they do and are leading the way globally then send your CV to stanfraser@altitudeit.co.uk or call me on 020 8771 1184 and find out more.

 

 

Cognos Consultant – Gain Certification, Midlands

UK Wide

£45,000 to £65,000 + 8k car + 20% bonus + healthcare

Cognos BI Consultant, Cognos BI Developer, Cognos 8, Cognos 10, Report studio, Cube Creation, Cognos connection

This company who have established themselves as a leader in delivering enterprise level Business Intelligence solutions in the UK are looking for a Cognos Consultant to join their growing team.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Cognos professional with at least 2 full project life cycles under their belt. You will be responsible for Cognos upgrades and migrations also performing Cognos implementations and modifications. You will be working with clients based solely in the Midlands with the option to work from home when appropriate.

Essential skills:
IBM Cognos (Version 7, 8, 10 or Express)
Framework Manager, Metrics Manager, BI Server, Report Studio, Event Studio, Query Studio
Business Intelligence Standards and Technologies, including Kimball methodology
Multi Sector Business Knowledge
Excellent communication skills

Desirable skills:
Corporate Performance Management (CPM)
Previous consulting experience
ETL design and development

They have an excellent training policy so you can expect to become certified within your first 12 months.  This is an exciting time to join their dynamic BI team working on challenging cutting edge projects. If you have the required skills then send your CV to stanfraser@altitudeit.co.uk or call Stan Fraser on 020 8771 1184 and find out more.


 

Senior MS BI Consultant (SSIS / SSAS / SSRS) – Business Intelligence – Gain Financial experience

Midlands, East Midlands, West Midlands

£40,000 to £60,000 + 6.5k car + 25% bonus + healthcare

This market leading consultancy with a huge presence in the Midlands is recruiting a Senior Microsoft Business Intelligence Consultant to join their growing team. They are a Microsoft Elite Partner for Business Intelligence in the UK. You will be involved in the design, development and delivery of innovative Business Intelligence solutions to predominantly financial clients based in the Midlands. They have an excellent training policy and will guarantee you at least 3 weeks external training per year. You will be encouraged to work from home when not on client sites with team meetings once a month in Northampton.

Essential Skills:

SQL Server 2005/2008
MS Business Intelligence (SSIS, SSAS and SSAS)
ETL process definition, design and development experience
OLAP definition and design experience
Full project life cycle experience
Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with clients at all levels of a company

Desirable Skills:

Customer facing experience
Consulting
Corporate Performance Management (CPM)
Project Management
Agile techniques

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a dynamic fast moving company who have continued to grow through challenging market conditions. They promote from within and encourage cross skilling so a move into management or other technologies is possible in the medium term. If you have the essential skills and you are looking to move into the financial arena send your CV to stanfraser@altitudeit.co.uk or call Stan Fraser on 020 8771 1184 and find out more.