- The Resourcing Hub

- The Resourcing Hub London, UK
17/10/2018
Contractor
Application Packaging- Workstream Lead/Manager (Contract) Forward thinking, innovative, and passionate technical specialists wanted Allowing you the opportunity to work for a leading digital transformation consultancy to transform the public services and impact millions of lives! We are looking for a Workstream Lead/Manager- Application Packaging (Contract) for an initial 2 month contract based in Westminster London, offering £500 per day, outside of IR35. In this role you will manage the Application Packaging worksteam for a 100 application portfolio within a Central Government department. The department have appointed a third party to deliver the hands on work and this role is to manage the process. Ideally you will have delivered a similar role, and will be able to be involved at points with the packaging. (you may have previously been hands on technical). In this role you will: Raise and manage change request for Firewall changes as well as highlighting with the internal technical team any for zscaler changes Raising requests for applications to be added to intune and carrying out the necessary testing once it goes into intune Prioritise applications sign off in line with the rollout plan for the current project Create a plan for what needs to be done and when with regards to the organisation's applications, whilst working in collaboration with the wider programme delivery team Identify blockers early ON so as not to affect the rollout schedule Establish the quantities required for each app - ie Housing/organisation needs vs number of installs' Make it clear what licenses need to be purchased and provide adequate notice Work with the Applications packaging supplier to package the priority applications and drive progress for the programme/organisation Work with the business to arrange UAT of the applications, fix where appropriate and record sign off Update applications progress tracker regularly and keep the technical delivery leads informed of progress and if any, blockers Carry out manual installs where necessary Keep track of trial versions that have been installed and replace with full licenses once purchased Liaise with people from different backgrounds, from management to designers, programmers etc. in the IT programme, to ensure the applications meets the needs of the organisation and the people who'll be using them Be adaptable and responsive - you'll use a range of techniques- ideally you'll be experienced in working in an Agile and complex environments, ideally within the government sector Develop credibility and expertise quickly in unfamiliar and/or new environments. Utilize your experience from at least two different industries in order to bring the benefits of cross-sector experience to your assignments Do you have what it takes? To succeed in this role, we are looking for the following in you: Experience gained from working in a similar role Exposure to Intune, Zscaler and other widely known applications in EUC. Experience of juggling a portfolio of activities in a consultancy type role, or as a specialist resource within a single company Broad knowledge across the technology/applications spectrum so you can converse confidently and challenge when needed Ability to build and nurture relationships across multiple networks using collaborative and empathic skills Strong analytical skills and exemplary time management/organizational skills. The vision to anticipate problems and issues as well as the creativeness to provide solutions. Excellent discretion, demonstrating sound judgment and the ability to disseminate information in the most appropriate form for multiple audiences. A degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant subject to demonstrate you have enough technical knowledge to perform well in the role. This may be in computer sciences or computer engineering, information management systems, software development, business information systems, or a closely related engineering discipline. A good understanding of digital technology. Great communication and negotiation skills, bringing together different views, personalities, goals, and needs. A zest for life and making a difference! Ability to capitalize on existing skills and the desire to develop new ones! The Resourcing Hub The resourcing hub is a brand (search & selection) Ltd. Services offered are those of an agency for permanent work and employment business for the supply of contract staff.
- The Resourcing Hub London, UK
12/10/2018
Contractor
Python/Django Developer - 6-month contract - outside IR35 We are looking for a Python/Django Developer to work in a multi-disciplinary agile team, including Front End developers, designers and user researchers. The team is led by a product manager and delivery manager and works very closely with other parts of the organisation. Based in Central London, offering £500 per day on an initial 6-month contract. What you will be asked to deliver: Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Python code Integration of data storage solutions Integration of user-facing elements developed by Front End developers with Server Side logic Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization Essential skills and experience: Demonstrable experience and expertise in Python Demonstrable experience and expertise in Python Django web framework Demonstrable experience and expertise in Celery or a similar background async framework using Python Demonstrable extensive experience and expertise in Postgresql Demonstrable extensive experience and expertise in Elasticsearch Experience working with Agile methodologies, TDD (Test Driven Development) and (CI & CD) Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery using Scrum, Jenkins and custom internal tooling Experience in writing unit tests and integration tests Experience in designing and building REST APIs Demonstrable capability of using JIRA, Confluence and Git in a Unix environment Have proven experience of designing platforms for mission critical services in line with GDS standards Nice-to-have skills and experience Demonstrable experience in OAuth 2 integration (as a consumer of service) Demonstrable experience with Heroku or GOV.UK PaaS Demonstrable experience in setting up and managing a test pipeline Have the interest in DevOps operations and willingness to collaborate with and help DevOps in operations and second level support Demonstrable experience with Government Service development BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION, YOU AGREE TO THE RESOURCING HUB'S PRIVACY POLICY AND YOUR DETAILS BEING ADDED TO OUR DATABASE. The Resourcing Hub The resourcing hub is a brand (search & selection) Ltd. Services offered are those of an agency for permanent work and employment business for the supply of contract staff.