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    Ref: JFI PE_1652700757

    Platform Engineer

    England, Greater Manchester, Manchester

    • 60000 to 70000 GBP
    • Engineer Role
    • Skills: Jenkins, AWS, Terraform
    • Seniority: Mid-level

    Job description

    I am working with a global digital solutions medical supplier which has 20 European offices and had a 28 billion euros turnover last year also working with 450 branded pharmacies!

    The Platform Engineers role is to provide automation, tooling and cloud infrastructure capabilities for digital delivery teams. This is a hands-on role, that will carry out a wide range of activities, from actively building and maintaining platform infrastructure, developing our technical standards and ways of working, through to coaching other engineers and engaging with non-technical people at all levels of seniority. The role will operate in a Dev Ops environment which will also provide support for the relevant applications and platforms as required.

    Role & Responsibilities

    * Build, maintain & support infrastructure for high-volume, high performance, high-availability applications and platforms.
    * Development and implementation of technical standards and ways of working. Ensuring that technical standards are being followed by colleagues and third-party suppliers.
    * Effective delivery of projects and activities. Escalation and management of delivery challenges.
    * Provide architectural guidance, direction and consultation. Lead on technology design decisions.
    * Drive continuous improvement in the performance and resilience of our live services.
    * Understand and manage cost drivers, especially for cloud platforms and tooling.
    * Create and maintain solution/technical design documentation.
    * Support technology innovation.
    * Motivated to continuously improve and achieve excellence.
    * Promotes diversity, team spirit and a sense of mutual responsibility to deliver customer excellence.

    Skills & Qualifications

    * Demonstrable working experience developing and maintaining cloud based infrastructure for high-volume, high-performance, high-availability distributed systems. The client's Supplies will be recognised as a provider of top class business relevant solutions to the UK healthcare industry, operating with honesty and integrity to show leadership in partnership
    * Demonstrably experienced and capable 'Infrastructure as Code' practitioner. Considerable working experience with Continuous Configuration Automation tooling.
    * Demonstrably experienced and capable Continuous Delivery practitioner. Considerable working experience with CI/CD tooling and practices.
    * Considerable working experience with cloud infrastructure security best practices and the application of them.
    * Experienced maintaining, implementing and supporting monitoring and alerting.





    Essential

    * A breadth of knowledge and experience building, managing and supporting infrastructure on AWS.
    * Strong skills & experience with Unix/Linux environments.
    * Experienced with scripting languages/tools such as Bash, Ruby, Python.
    * Continuous Configuration Automation tooling such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Terraform.
    * CI/CD tooling such as Jenkins, TeamCity.

    Desirable

    * Containerisation and tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.

    Qualifications

    * Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience.
    * AWS certification is a plus.

    Benefits

    * Up to £70,000
    * Fully Remote (UK)
    * Holidays - 25 days plus statutory holidays, increasing to 32 with service





    If this is something that excites you and you are eager to know more, please get in touch! Send your CV to Jamie on j.white1@jeffersonfrank.com or call 020 28615349.

    Jefferson Frank is the Amazon Web Services (AWS) recruiter of choice. We work with organizations worldwide to find and deliver the best AWS professionals on the planet. Backed by private equity firm TPG Growth, we have a proven track record servicing the AWS recruitment market and, to date, have worked with over 30,000 organizations globally.

    Ref: CloudOps220522_1653206431

    Cloud Operations Engineer - Up To £85,500 - Hybrid

    England, Greater Manchester, Manchester

    • 35000 to 85500 GBP
    • DevOps Role
    • Skills: AWS, SoftwareEngineer, Python, AWSCloudEngineer, AWSSeniorCloudEngineer, AWSDevOps, Remote, Terraform, CloudEngineer
    • Seniority: Mid-level

    Job description

    Please note this role does not provide Sponsorship - Valid Right to Work needed.



    Cloud Engineers needed UK wide - Offices based in Newcastle Upon Tyne & Manchester - Flexible Hybrid/Remote working



    Job purpose: The Cloud Operations DevOps teams are responsible and accountable for the online Product portfolio. The teams ensure our Products and Services are constantly available for our customers to use to run their businesses. A Cloud Operations Engineer participates in bridging the technical gaps between Development and Operations by deploying, administering, improving infrastructure, and improving automation using cloud technologies. The Cloud Operations Engineer is responsible for working in their team, ensuring their Products and Services remains available, secure and performant.



    To do this the Cloud Operations Engineer works closely with product delivery teams by deploying, administering, monitoring, and improving their service. This is a 24/7 operation that requires on call coverage from each team member to problem solve any service incidents that may arise. Using guidance from Security, Architecture and Automation subject matter experts, the Cloud Operations Engineer builds and runs infrastructure, operational processes, infrastructure as code, automation of manual processes & improves operational capabilities. These responsibilities include disaster recovery, high system availability, on-demand scalable solutions, infrastructure monitoring, continuous deployment capabilities, etc.



    Key accountabilities:



    * Take personal accountability for their products so that they remain available, secure and performant
    * Take the lead during high pressure incident scenarios, balancing technical resolution and stakeholder communication.
    * Participating in our 24x7 on-call rota
    * Use technology and knowledge to design and implement solutions and services to simplify customer experience, mitigate risk, improve usability and to impact comapny goals
    * Closely co-ordinate with product delivery teams to ensure that designs, standards, and quality can be implemented improving the customer experience
    * This role will require you get to know the development team's world (source control, builds, backlogs, sprints, Agile etc.) but also to bring the development team closer to the operational team's world (Infrastructure, OS, security, scripting, monitoring etc.) working in a true DevOps role.
    * Research and build knowledge of new & generally available services, new ways to use technologies and changing business processes to gain efficiencies and improve customer experience
    * Create, maintain, administer, and enhance infrastructure and infrastructure automation, supporting secure and scalable environments to satisfy both operational, governance, product, and customer needs.
    * Communicate with key stakeholders on planned changes, incidents, and service improvement plans
    * Monitor applications and systems, identifying issues proactively and mitigating them to improve the customer experience
    * Enable continuous deployment cycles and on-demand deployment processes
    * Perform 'code' and 'code/infrastructure' deployments
    * Maintain Configuration Management Databases for key services.
    * Operate to ISO standards and document all processes
    * Adhere to company standards and processes.
    * Work collaboratively Across team boundaries
    * Responsibility for working with budgets, identifying potential cost savings, and ensuring these are prioritized. Monitoring of spend across various platforms, identifying gradual increases, ensuring Dev environments remain at optimal spend levels



    Skills, know-how and experience:

    * Excellent communicator - able to articulate complex technical issues in simple terms when communicating with non-technical audience or company business stakeholders

    * Operating Systems: Windows, Linux &/or MacOS.

    * Strong analytical, debugging, and problem-solving skills.
    * Scripting knowledge for task automation (PowerShell, Bash, Ruby, Python).
    * Experience dealing with multiple teams, multitasking & prioritisation skills.
    * Proficiency in English language, verbal and written with ability to build relationships and influence
    * Proficiency/exposure to SRE activities like - Software/System Engineering and Toil reduction
    * Experience building and maintaining Infrastructure as Code and CI/CD processes
    * Experience with applications deployed in either AWS or Azure that are using distributed computing, containers, Kubernetes and/or serverless technologies.





    Preferred:

    * 3-5 yrs. working in a Sysadmin, DevOps, SRE, IT Operations, Developer, or QA/Application Engineer or Similar Role in a customer facing, complex technical environment

    * 1-3 yrs. Cloud Experience (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc.)



    Technical / professional qualifications:

    * It is preferable, but not essential, that the post holder be educated to degree level in a relevant subject OR has deep knowledge in area of expertise
    * Preferred to have a Certification in Cloud Technologies



    Compensation:

    * Salary £35,000 - £85,500 DOE
    * Pension



    How to Apply

    Please apply to the role by registering your interest by emailing me at j.carter@jeffersonfrank.com or reaching out via Linked-In "Jamie Carter".



    Tags: #AWS #Engineer #AWSEngineer #AWSSeniorEngineer #AWSDevOps #CloudOps #CloudEngineer #Remote #Terraform #Kubernetes #Docker #Ansible #Python #Ruby

    Ref: HOD220113JFI_1654529335

    Senior DevOps Engineer

    England, Greater Manchester, Manchester

    • 65000 to 90000 GBP
    • DevOps Role
    • Skills: AWS, Terraform, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Linux
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    Senior DevOps Engineer - Education Sector

    £65,000 - £90,000

    Join an organisation that is looking to create inclusive learning experiences for young students that will allow them to develop their understanding of the 'real world', and ascertain skills and knowledge that is important as they grow up. This is their mission, and it is built upon the foundations - which is the people that work for them. The passionate, forward thinking and creative people is what makes this company.

    Sound like you could collaborate as part of such a team?

    Role & Responsibilities

    * Guide and mentor team using your proficiency in provisioning, application deployment and AWS.
    * Improving and establishing effective monitoring and logging services.
    * Ensure effective use of core AWS services.

    Skills & Qualifications

    * AWS DevOps background
    * AWS management (CloudFront, CloudWatch, EC2 etc.)
    * Containerisation experience using Kubernetes, Docker
    * Jenkins and CI/CD pipeline experience
    * Linux command experience



    Benefits

    * Flexible working arrangements
    * Generous holiday allowance including birthday off
    * Competitive salary



    This client is looking to interview next week, so reach out before the end of the week to ensure you application will be considered for the interview slots next week.

    Email: j.mckelvey@jeffersonfrank.com

    Phone: 0191 338 7638

    Ref: TCF093849394JFI_1654759939

    Technical Co-Founder

    England, Greater Manchester, Manchester

    • 150000 to 200000 GBP
    • Executive Role
    • Skills: web3
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    Technical Director - FULLY REMOTE

    Up to £200k + Equity

    My client are building the Next Generation of Web3 Developers. My client are a training & employment platform for creating exceptional Web3 developers.

    The company's mission is to solve the huge skills shortage in the Web3 ecosystem by providing a first-rate technical education to high-potential individuals that wish to kick start their career in Web3 development.

    They have bold ambitions to be the global leader in training and placing the next generation of Web3 developers by 2030. To achieve this, they're looking for an experienced & entrepreneurial individual to be a pivotal member in the founding team.

    Role & Responsibilities:

    They are looking for a Technical Co-Founder to join the team and build a leading educational course for aspiring Web3 and blockchain developers. With support from an experienced Assistant Programme Director, this role will take full end-to-end responsibility from developing the syllabus with their partners, to the student learning experience. Ultimately, this will be your program to teach. Like all startups it will be challenging, high-risk and high-reward, where you will be wearing many different hats.

    As a broad outline, below are some of the core responsibilities you'll be undertaking:

    * Working with our syllabus partners to develop full course materials & lesson plans
    * Delivering 2-4 hours of lessons daily to our learners
    * Supervising sprints and individual + collaborative project work
    * Working closely with a Teaching Assistant to monitor overall learner participation & performance
    * Providing constructive feedback to learners on their individual & project work
    * Delivering program feedback to the Founding Team
    * Social media presence and thought leadership on crypto & blockchain
    * Proactive and valued contribution to their decisions and growth strategy



    Skills and Experience:

    * 4+ years software development experience
    * 3+ years as a senior blockchain developer at a reputable Web3 start-up
    * Strong experience developing Solidity contracts & Dapps on Ethereum
    * Experience managing and training technical teams
    * Comfortable in public speaking situations
    * Ability to explain complex technical concepts to a novice
    * Enjoy working autonomously without significant infrastructure and frameworks
    * Experience developing on Ethereum Layer 2's and/or Rust contracts desirable

    Benefits:

    * Generous equity stake
    * Competitive salary of to £200k
    * 28 days holiday (inclusive of UK bank holidays)
    * Pension scheme

    To find out more contact o.king@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 814 7785

    Ref: SSEFRUK246_1655970907

    Senior Software Engineer - Fully Remote - UK - £70,000

    England, Greater Manchester, Manchester

    • 60000 to 70000 GBP
    • Engineer Role
    • Skills: AWS, Java, React
    • Seniority: Senior

    Job description

    Jefferson Frank are supporting a client who are recognised as a provider of first class business related solutions to the UK health care industry.

    Our client are digitising the pharmaceutical industry, moving services from in-store onto online, so the everyday person can be comfortable ordering prescriptions, booking flu jabs from the comfort of their home.

    The role of Senior Software Engineer is going to consist of multiple greenfield project, working closely with different squads internally.



    Day to day:

    You'll work collaboratively as part of multi-disciplinary team and have a passion for solving problems and quality-first coding. You'll build, maintain, and support high quality digital products and services.

    This is a hands on role and you will carry out a wide range of activities, from actively writing code as an experienced member of a delivery team, building our platforms, developing our technical standards through to coaching other engineers and engaging with non-technical people at all levels of seniority.

    Our client follows a DevOps approach meaning this is a 'build it, run it' team. So in addition to building products and services you will also play an active part in supporting them in life.



    Responsibilities:

    * Build, maintain & support software applications for high-volume, high-performance, high-availability solutions and platforms.

    * Ensure that technical standards are being followed, by colleagues and 3rd party suppliers.

    * Effective delivery of work within iteration cycles; escalation & management of delivery challenges at an iteration/sprint level.

    * Supporting delivery teams with specific technical challenges.

    * Drive continuous improvement in the performance and resilience of our live services.

    * Motivated to continuously improve and achieve excellence.

    * Contribute to early quality activities, including peer reviews of designs and code.

    * Promote diversity, team spirit and a sense of mutual responsibility to deliver customer excellence.



    Key Skills Needed

    * Experience in a hands-on software engineering role, implementing and maintaining applications and services.
    * Experience with source code management and version control.
    * Experience of tooling and practices for automated build, integration, and deployment.
    * Experience developing applications to be deployed in the cloud, e.g. AWS or Azure.
    * Experience developing and consuming RESTful APIs.
    * Good working experience with the application of software development security best practices
    * Capable and experienced in Test Driven Development
    * Experienced and comfortable with pair programming.
    * Experience working with relational databases; any exposure to NoSQL databases would be of interest
    * Demonstrably capable OOD practitioner, familiar with common patterns, principles and practices
    * Strong programming skills in a relevant stack, ideally Java/Spring and/or React.

    If this is something you'd like to learn about in more detail, please apply and one of our certified consultants will be able to give you a call.

    Jefferson Frank is the Amazon Web Services (AWS) recruiter of choice. We work with organizations worldwide to find and deliver the best AWS professionals on the planet. Backed by private equity firm TPG Growth, we have a proven track record servicing the AWS recruitment market and, to date, have worked with over 30,000 organizations globally.

    Ref: UXdes2022_1656426357

    UX Designer - Fully Remote UK

    England, Greater Manchester, Manchester

    • 40000 to 50000 GBP
    • Developer Role
    • Skills: UX Design, HTML, JavaScript, Figma
    • Seniority: Junior

    Job description

    User Experience (UX) Designer

    Jefferson Frank are looking for a talented and dynamic UX practitioner as part of the UX team of a company who are digitilising the pharmaceutical industry. The team mission is the design of the company digital assets.

    This role will be as part of a small team, closely collaborating with Product Management and Development. The ideal candidate will thrive in a technical domain, having both strong independent problem-solving skills and an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies is a must, as is a portfolio of previous successful and innovative UX projects.

    Responsibilities

    * Liaise with product management and directly with customers to inform UX design
    * Concept new application ideas and workflows based on strategic product goals
    * Work with developers on the implementation of your designs
    * Other activities as required by the business.

    Experience & Qualifications

    * Strong portfolio that exhibits expertise in visual design, UI/UX, and application work
    * Two or more years of user experience design experience for software, web and mobile applications
    * Degree in HCI, Interactive Design or similar discipline

    Essential

    * Advanced knowledge of Figma
    * An excellent knowledge of user-centered design methods and tools
    * Strong conceptualization ability and strong visual communication ability
    * Exceptional design skills, production value and attention to detail
    * Experience in rapid prototyping
    * Able to facilitate collaborative design sessions and workshops
    * Able to work in a small team of designers, and champion good UX practices across teams

    Desirable

    * Working knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS, ability to advise on UI implementation when required
    * Previous experience within the Pharmaceutical industry a plus
    * Understanding of common software development practices, including agile

    Personal Attributes

    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    * Outstanding collaboration skills, and the ability to function as part of a team
    * An attitude of quality, diligence and thoroughness is essential