Time to move on? From dev work to telco engineering to server-wrangling, there are plenty of jobs in this week's Reg listings

Perhaps mentoring wet behind the ears devs is your cup of tea?


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We'll start the week with Frontier, the gaming company founded by the creator of Elite. It's looking for....

Senior Server Developer, Cambridge, UK

Frontier are the studio behind Jurassic World Evolution, Elite Dangerous and Planet Coaster. We are Britain’s biggest independent publisher and developer of videogames, based among the world-leading technology cluster in the historic city of Cambridge, England.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Server Developer to join our online services team and help develop our growing portfolio of online game services, web sites, and corporate information applications, hosted on public cloud services and the office intranet.

The successful applicant would work in an enthusiastic, agile environment across a range of new and existing game and corporate projects, and will be able to expand their skills and experience by working with a variety of applications, servers and databases.

Prior experience in the games industry is not necessary, but experience of playing games with online components will help a lot.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop high performance, high availability websites and applications to support our growing catalogue of online games
  • Efficiently develop easy to use intranet applications to help organise the studio's information and make it available to our colleagues and partners
  • Build software systems and database structures using public cloud services
  • Help debug and maintain existing distributed server systems

You can find out more and apply for this role here

Next up, Pulse Systems, which designs build and deploys cloud connected smart sensors & solutions.

Software Developer, Liverpool, UK

Pulse Systems is an SME that focuses on manufacturing and delivering sensor technology and platform tools for smart building solutions. We believe in a problem-solution ethos directed at commercial buildings. We work with clients to optimise their buildings capabilities to help unlock their buildings potential.

At Pulse Systems, we operate using a flat structure as we believe no one is more important than anyone else. We work harmoniously as a team and together we strive to achieve great results. As a start-up company we want to keep growing and developing; not only in a business context but us as individuals within the company. 

We are looking for:   

A passionate and experienced Java Developer to join us initially for a period of 8 months with a view to becoming a permanent role to help re-shape the world of commercial smart buildings and help grow our brand as well as be a part of our journey in sensor technology advancements. Based at our Sensor City office, the successful candidate will lead our portal and app developments and also help shape the UI/UX for our clients.

We are looking for experience with:

  • Java (essential)
  • JavaScript
  • Maven
  • Cassandra/PostgreSQL
  • HTML/CSS/JS/
  • Angular framework
  • Git
  • C
  • C++
  • Awareness of the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF)
  • Understanding MQTT/COAP protocols

If that sounds like you, click here for more information and to apply for this role.

Our final offer today is at the DVLA, which has a rack of roles it's looking to fill.

Junior Application Support Engineer, Swansea, Wales

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Junior Application Support Engineers who will be comfortable working on a range of services at DVLA Swansea, across multiple products and technologies, covering both legacy and brand new cloud-based applications.

This role will provide you with the excellent opportunity to progress in your career, if you are looking to move from 2nd to 3rd line support. Training is readily available in this role and you will be given access to a wide range of courses to suit development.

Your role will primarily involve supporting the DVLA’s internal and customer facing applications and additionally participating in the programme to migrate legacy technology onto new, cloud-based platforms, ensuring that the solutions are supportable and fit for purpose. You will be empowered to enhance the systems, with continuous improvement at the forefront of the work that you do.

This role will see you providing support rather than develop applications.

Click here to find out more and to apply for this role.

Application Support Engineer, Swansea, Wales

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Application Support Engineers who will be comfortable working on a range of services at DVLA Swansea, across multiple products and technologies, covering both legacy and brand new cloud-based applications using strong analytical skills to develop and support of DVLA’s applications.

This role will provide you with the excellent opportunity to progress in your career. Our Application Support Engineers will lead and be the point of escalation for more complicated issues so significant experience in application development using recognised programming languages is essential for this role.

Demonstrable experience in system support and continuous improvement will allow you to work on larger projects works within a technical framework of the project to meet and deliver on customer requirements.

Your role will primarily involve supporting the DVLA’s internal and customer facing applications and additionally participating in the programme to migrate legacy technology onto new, cloud-based platforms, ensuring that the solutions are supportable and fit for purpose. You will be empowered to enhance the systems, with continuous improvement at the forefront of the work that you do.

You will mentor the Junior Application Support Engineers to resolve complex issues as and when they arise, so experience in mentoring Developers is a requirement.

Click here to find out more and to apply for this role.

Senior Application Support Engineer, Swansea, Wales

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Senior Application Support Engineers who will be comfortable working on a range of services at DVLA Swansea, across multiple products and technologies, covering both legacy and brand new cloud-based applications using strong analytical skills to develop and support of DVLA’s applications.

This role will provide you with the excellent opportunity to progress in your career. As well as the day to day workings of the DVLA, you will also take control of bigger problems or situations in a leadership capacity, providing guidance to the wider Application Support team in the absence of the department manager.

To be successful in this role, you will have significant experience in a number of areas including application support and leading on major incidents and all aspects of supporting bespoke applications, you will be comfortable leading and making decisions for the team in the absence of the shift manager.

Click here to find out more and to apply for this role.

Platform Shift Engineer - Wintel/Unix, Swansea, Wales

We are looking for a Platform Shift Engineer to help build world class digital services where you'll be part of a team delivering both service excellence and agile change. You will be supporting the programme that migrates legacy technology onto new, cloud-based platforms that shape and deliver up to 50 projects of varying size, risk and complexity paving the way for the future business and service transformation.

Our services will have the reach to every household in the UK, the size and scale would be the envy of any UK ecommerce service provider, so it will be a fabulous opportunity to make a difference for us and for you.

Responsibilities

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Work on your own initiative
  • Take responsibility for large and small changes – including building and designing components, platforms and tools
  • Analyse and resolve service delivery issues
  • Follow and/or contribute to the development of documented processes
  • Monitor technology performance and identify opportunities to improve it – continual improvement ethos
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with stakeholders across the business
  • Work as part of a team to provide knowledge, help and advice
  • Develop own skills and actively coach and develop others
  • Develop an understanding of DVLA's services
  • Develop deeper technical knowledge and understanding

To find out more and to apply for this role, click here.

Business Intelligence Data Engineer, Swansea, Wales

The Business Intelligence Engineer role is a demanding role in a fast-paced environment. It involves managing and monitoring data across multiple data-warehouses and responding to a vast range of requests for reporting purposes and ensuring data accuracy. You will work as part of a flexible software delivery team working in a variety of styles, including Agile.

The softwares/languages the team are currently utilising include SharePoint 2013, Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2013, SSIS 2005, SSRS 2005/2013, SSAS 2005, T-SQL, Oracle-SQL, MDX.

The team are heavily involved in work relating to DVLA’s legacy estate, and we are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join us. This is an interesting and dynamic role in a high-profile organisation, so you will need to have experience in data warehousing, analytics and reporting.

Click here to find out more and to apply for this role.

Telecoms Engineer, Swansea, Wales

DVLA IT Services (ITS) have undertaken a major transformation of our IT estate and organisation in recent years. We have a challenging time ahead, as we continue the transformation of our IT estate and the delivery of more digital services and technologies, utilising an in-house developed and supported set of services.

We work with groups within ITS to ensure that services are delivered effectively, efficiently and according to agreed service levels, measures and processes.

The role holder will work in a multi skilled team based environment and must be able to work well as part of a team. The engineer has responsibility for providing IT Telephony support to customers/contractors, must be adaptable, work using their own initiative and possess good problem solving skills.

Aspects of the role include, but are not limited to, soft and hard phone support/installations, moves and changes, Telephony Routing, stores/stock management, incident/change/problem management and working out of hours when required.

This is a physical, hands-on role. It also requires a moderate level of technical knowledge and an understanding of Phone technology and testing. Building and maintaining good customer relationships is an integral part of this role.

Click here to find out more and to apply for this role.

That's it for this week, keep sending in those jobs. ®


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