IDPP can supply a number of skilled professionals for Cloud, Digital and Data roles. Our database is submerged with talent awaiting a role that will take these professionals to the next stage of their career. The Cloud, Digital and Data technology sector is growing and IDPP intends to grow to accommodate this. With our reputation of being a honest, reliable and consistent business we ensure that we spend the time to get to know and thoroughly understand our candidates whilst maintaining a relationship of trust and transparency with our clients.

We specialize in individual technological roles like Frontend and Backend Development, Infrastructure, Software engineering, DevOps Engineer and more. We also ensure that all our recruitment professionals have a full understanding of the needs of the candidate and client ensuring that we place the right person, in the right, role every time.

Cloud and Infrastructure Solutions: 13 Jobs

IT Asset Analyst

£200 - £250

Skills: IT Asset Management, IT Asset, Information Technology, IT, Discovery Tools, software, licensing 

Our leading IT Services client requires an IT Asset Analyst for an initial 6 month role, to based to on their end client site in Birmingham. 

Specifically the IT Asset Management Assistant will cover the following key responsibilities with the assistance and guidance, when required, from the IT Asset Manager: 

  • Act as one of the first point of contact for all software licence compliance issues and questions.
  • Assist with any software and hardware compliance audits.
  • Ensure Optimum use of all software licences.
  • Respond to requests from end users, managers, developers, and team members for specific IT Hardware or Software Asset Management information which come in primarily via email or the Remedy Toolset.
  • Act as one of the approvers for all asset requests as per the defined hardware and software policies, communicating with the wider business as to why business cases are required and have/have not been successful
  • In conjunction with 2nd line on site IT teams, manage the distribution of hardware across all offices to ensure stock levels are relevant and that equipment is allocated efficiently and appropriately.  i.e. in adherence to the hardware asset policy and in SLA. 

Key Competencies

  • Implementation/Execution: good at organizing and managing multiple priorities and/or projects by using appropriate methodologies and tools.
  • Innovate:  introduce new ideas and processes which improve performance and productivity.
  • Conscientious individual with exceptional attention to detail, willing to go the extra mile focused on delivering excellent customer service.
  • Knowledge of at least two major software vendors.
  • Ability to engage with individuals at all levels of the business.
  • Tenacity to ensure accuracy and value of asset data at all times

 Role Essentials

  • Knowledge of Information Technology
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven researching ability
  • Finance Understanding
  • IT Asset Management and Discovery Tools experience
  • Experience interpreting licensing terms and conditions

This is an urgent role with interviews taking place over the next couple of days 

Software Engineer

Looking for a brilliant, passionate and innovative software developer to join the Research and Technology team of a Global Financial Technology company as part of their Block-chain team.

You will be a key member of a highly agile team of technology enthusiasts, be part of a team playing a critical role in building exciting and innovative products and taking them to scale globally. This team is built on a foundation of research and development, mining innovation internally, innovating new product lines with emerging technology, managing new products from inception to market validation and engaging strategically with start-ups to shape the future of commerce with and for our customers.

This role involves working with a team of talented developers to develop high performance Java based solutions. In this role, you will be responsible for:

•            Design and implementation of innovative capabilities.

•            Work as part of a co-located agile team.

•            Work closely with Technical leads and other developers to define solutions.

•            Develop high-quality, scalable and secure software.

•            Research alternative technical solutions to meet changing business needs.

•            Work with project team to meet due dates, while working through tasks and recommending solutions.

•            Produce design documentation in accordance with company documentation standards.

•            Transitioning R&D solutions.

 

About you:

•            High degree of proficiency with Java JDK 8 or greater.

•            Some experience with crypto concepts such as Hashing and Encryption (Symmetric/Asymmetric)

•            Excellent communication (verbal and written) and strong collaboration skills.

•            Show initiative and demonstrate a willingness to take on challenging opportunities.

•            Knowledge of Tomcat, Spring, Spring Boot, Shell Scripting, JSON.

•            Passionate about software development and comfortable in a fluid environment.

•            Good working knowledge of GIT and working with code in a multi-developer

•            environment.

•            Passionate about code quality and coding best practices.

•            Must be driven, highly motivated and a strong team-player.

•            Interested in mentoring and helping grow the skills of the next generation of software

•            developers.

•            Fluency in English.

 

Desirable:

•            Experience with Docker, Kubernetes or other container orchestration solutions.

•            Experience with Linux, SQL, Multi-threading as part of distributed low-latency systems.

•            Expertise in Junit or other automated unit testing frameworks.

•            Knowledge of CI/CD principles and tools such as Jenkins, Gradle, Maven.

•            Knowledge of Splunk, Dynatrace, Graphana or other alerting and monitoring solutions.

AWS Engineer

Skills: AWS, DevOps, SysOps, Dev-Ops, Azure, Amazon Web Services, 

Our leading IT Services Solutions client requires a AWS Engineer for a 6 month contract to be based on their end client site in West London. 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • AWS – Architect & Dev (SysOps/DevOps Certs Preferred)
  • Configuration Management
  • Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery
  • Advanced knowledge of system tuning and performance optimisation.
  • Strong automation experience
  • Scripting capability – working knowledge of at least one of the top tier programming languages
  • Networking and Internet fundamentals
  • Storage management, design and support
  • Excellent working knowledge of popular monitoring/alerting/dashboarding solutions (Zabbix, CloudWatch, New Relic, Prometheus, Grafana etc)
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Essential Experience with following tools and services:

  • AWS - EC2/ECS/S3/ELB/ALB/NLB/RDS/IAM/VPN/Direct connect/Lambda/
  • Terraform (AWS as the provider)
  • GitHub
  • Concourse or other YAML based pipeline tool
  • Ansible
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

This is an urgent role with interviews taking place early next week, please submit your CV for immediate consideration. 

Artificial Intelligence Specialist

Bonus & Benefits

Skills: AI, Artificial Intelligence, IOT, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence Solutions, AI Specialist, AI Technologist 

Our industry leading client has a unique and exciting requirement for an AI Systems Specialist to join their business at a key part of their growth in their Artificial Intelligence practice growth.

The client is looking to appoint a senior individual to work within Artificial Intelligence Practice across their expanding Artificial Intelligence Practice services team reporting to the Head of AI. 

The individual will be very engaged with customers and will provide solutions to ‘C’ Level professionals across multiple AI business service disciplines. 

The successful candidate will have a focus on Artificial Intelligence and IoT based solutions, and b able to facilitate next generation business service delivery and end user of AI and IOT solutions for customers.

Main Duties:

  • Work as part of the internal Innovation Group to formulate strategy, define service offerings and plan the go-to-market approach for Artificial Intelligence Practice services
  • Co-ordinate with the Head of Artificial Intelligence and the wider corporate organisation, to identify opportunities, and lead the discussions with customers to define innovative Artificial Intelligence Practice solutions for their business
  • Manage and take a hands-on role in structured, detailed and compelling pre-sales engagements ensuring in-depth stakeholder engagement throughout long & complex sales cycles
  • Assist the sales team to drive revenue & profitability growth across our Artificial Intelligence Practice customers
  • Build strong relationships at ‘C’ level and amongst key leaders within the organisation and their Customer organisations, becoming a trusted advisor and solution leader.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge of Artificial Intelligence, telecoms and IOT, from a technology, services, software, applications and operational perspective.
  • Experience of architecting and defining large scale complex Artificial Intelligence solutions
  • Possess demonstrable experience of leading the pre-sales activities for high value, complex Artificial Intelligence and IOT solutions
  • The character, maturity and experience to operate effectively at ‘C’ level professionals across multiple industry sectors.  Must be able to get attention and drive the agenda and solutions
  • Understand and have opinions on the future evolution of Artificial Intelligence and Technology solutions to best deliver innovation solutions to drive solutions.  
  • Able to coordinate people and resources across the organisation to efficiently solution innovative solutions.
  • Strong technical Artificial Intelligence, sensor systems electronics and development knowledge foundation

Our client is offering a fantastic overall package for this role which will include an annual bonus. 

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading organisation and play an integral part in their growth and development, please submit your CV in the first instance for a confidential chat.

Technical Security Architect

£450 - £500

The role is part of a multi-site team working with Customers, ESN Suppliers, UK Managed Services and other internal/external stakeholders.

•             Design of Technical Security measures to support and enforce the ESN service security policies

•             Creation and Maintenance of the Technical Security Architecture document

•             Technical Security support to other design team members, including advice on security measures for other design elements and good practice guidance

•             Monitoring of build and installation of Technical Security measures to ensure service security policy requirements are met

•             Engagement with MSI product owners to ensure future security requirements are integrated into product road maps

 

Key Responsibilities:

Working closely with the other ESN Workstreams, the role is responsible for delivering the following;

•             The Technical Security Architecture

•             Public Key Infrastructure Architecture

•             Service and System Hardening Strategy

•             Management of the QinetiQ deliverables

•             Service Accreditation.

 

Test Lead

£350 - £400

Location: Basingstoke / London

We are looking for an experienced Security Testing Lead to join our UKMS team.

The Role

ESN Services organisation require a Security Test Lead to join their Information Security Transformation Programme working closely with the ESN Operations Security Director and ESN CISO.

As Information Security Test Lead, you will oversee all aspects of our security testing programme, including scope definition, supplier engagement, planning, testing execution, reporting and remediation tracking. This includes the implementation and application of project procedures, tools and techniques. You will provide support to your security team, and act as a source of testing information and metrics.

You will be part of the Security Team, engaged to work with a talented security specialist working on the ESN programme. This represents a unique opportunity to lead on numerous testing activities and would suit an enthusiastic and committed test professional keen to make a real and valued contribution to a significant project.

We are looking for a Security Test Lead, to work closely with both internal and external stakeholders to cover numerous activities such as:

●             Understanding the contract deliverables

●             Engaging with Security Architects

●             Defining an security testing scope

●             Engaging with the Customer

●             Engaging with 3rd Party suppliers as ESN Pen Test Framework

●             Planning of all preparatory tasks

●             Working closely to support external Pen Testers

●             Reviewing and communicating ITHC reports internally and to the client

●             Defining a Remedial Plan

●             Engaging with the MSI core business, to ensuring vulnerabilities are addressed and tracked

●             Production of testing metrics

 

This role is based out of our London and Basingstoke offices on a contract basis, with a degree of flexibility around travel required. All candidates must minimally be eligible for SC clearance. 

System Engineer

£350 - £400

We are looking for an experienced Information Security Engineer to join our UKMS team. You will be tasked with solving design challenges and implementing solutions to problems to create secure critical infrastructure systems and software projects across our business. Your engagements will be consulting-led, focused on understanding the customer's business, building trust and providing cyber security expertise across security designs, product selection.

 

The Information security engineer will provide specialist information security support across the ESN Programme and pursuits within the Business, delivering effective information security solutions integrated within complex information systems and sub-systems, providing documentation and evidence to support security approval and accreditation activities within the programme context.

The Role

●             Deploying, configuring and operating security toolsets.

●             Assist in the timely integration of information assurance activities with system engineering, design, manufacturing and support programmes.

●             Engaging with stakeholders, engineering teams and sub-contractors to provide direction, guidance and support on acceptable and balanced information security solutions.

●             Liaison with customers, accreditors and technical authorities.

●             Development of security processes and procedures to operate tooling effectively

●             Providing security documentation and evidence to meet Home Office security accreditation requirements.

About You:

Essentials:

●             Knowledge and understanding of Government information security policy, standards and guidance.

●             Experience in generation of information security Risk Assessments, Risk Treatment Plans and Risk Management and Accreditation Documents.

●             Demonstrable experience with modern security toolsets and techniques, including SIEM, Vulnerability Management, build standards, secure remote access solutions and PKI solutions.

●             Information assurance experience across the Systems Engineering, Development Life-cycle preferred but not essential.

●             Understanding of systems and security verification, validation, testing and evaluation approaches, including HMG Information Assurance schemes and processes.

General:

●             Experience of product / systems development environment.

●             Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

●             Ability to work with limited day-to-day supervision, must know when to seek assistance.

●             Effective written and verbal communication skills with ability to adapt depending on audience

●             Ability to discern the key technical, commercial, and programme influences from available ‘noisy’ information

●             Ability to contribute to schedule adherence, and technical performance trade-offs

●             Systems thinker and systems engineering experience.

Test Engineer

Can you plan test strategy and acceptance criteria keeping end customer needs – functional, non-functional, and user experience - in mind? Love being hands on and can write code to break software as part of ensuring highest software quality and stability?

The Role

• This position will drive Quality/Test Strategy creation, Manual testing, Integration testing, User journey automation, Cross device/browser automation for web applications, etc

• Coordinate and participate in requirements review/story elaborations and testing activities to deliver high quality products and incremental value with every iteration.

• Review project test and implementation schedules. Document test plans and acceptance criteria using JIRA, Rally or such solution life cycle management tools.

• Develop test scripts and perform automated and manual exploratory testing to ensure software meets business and security requirements and established practices.

• Own responsibility for end-to-end product quality including: defect management and oversight, status reporting and metrics creation, and escalation for issues discovered during the testing phase

• Develop business and product knowledge over time

All About You

• Expertise of agile and waterfall testing methodologies and tools such as JIRA, RALLY, Rational Team Concert, Quality Center, etc.

• Experience in both Unit and Integration testing needs with exposure to data virtualization tools.

• Experience testing across a variety of platforms: web and mobile user interface, APIs (REST and SOAP), and/or data warehouse reports.

• Expertise in software development to build and use automation frameworks using technologies: Java/.NET, JUnit, Selenium, JBehave, Soap UI/Pro, Spring framework, REST, JSON and XML, Eclipse IDE, etc.

• Demonstrated experience developing high quality test strategies and test execution – specific focus on cross browser and cross device testing.

• Ability to create good acceptance and integration test automation scripts and integrate with Continuous integration (Jenkins/Bamboo) and code coverage tools (Sonar, Clover).

• Exposure to Continuous integration and delivery concepts desirable.

• Exposure to performance engineering requirements desirable to develop Non Functional requirements from the start.

• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with great attention to detail, critical thinking, solid communication and proven leadership skills - with the ability to lead multiple test paths simultaneously

UNIX System Administrator

£300 - £350

Skills: Linux, RedHat, Unix Red Hat / CentOS server administration: RHEL 5/6, CentOS 5/6,

Our IT Solutions Service provider requires a UNIX Administrator for an initial 3 month contract to be based on their end client site in South Manchester.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day Linux server administration such as applying updates, monitoring performance and analysing long-term trends. You will also be tasked with the administration of development and test environments to ensure that development and test teams follow the correct workflow.

Key Skills: 

  • Red Hat / CentOS server administration: RHEL 5/6, CentOS 5/6
  • Shell scripting (bash)
  • Networking fundamentals
  • SQL 
  • Strong stakeholder and customer communication skills

This is an urgent role for our client and interviews are set to take place this week, please submit your CV for immediate consideration. 

LINUX Systems Administrator

£300 - £350

Skills: Linux, RedHat,  Red Hat / CentOS server administration: RHEL 5/6, CentOS 5/6,

Our IT Solutions Service provider requires a Linux Administrator for an initial 3 month contract to be based on their end client site in South Manchester.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day Linux server administration such as applying updates, monitoring performance and analysing long-term trends. You will also be tasked with the administration of development and test environments to ensure that development and test teams follow the correct workflow.

Key Skills: 

  • Red Hat / CentOS server administration: RHEL 5/6, CentOS 5/6
  • Shell scripting (bash)
  • Networking fundamentals
  • SQL 
  • Strong stakeholder and customer communication skills

This is an urgent role for our client and interviews are set to take place this week, please submit your CV for immediate consideration. 


NOC Engineer

£34000 - £34000

NOC Engineer - Juniper, Cisco

Location: Basingstoke

Days: Monday – Friday 

Salary negotiable

Contract Duration: Permanent

A fantastic Client requires a customer focused NOC Engineer to provide operational support to a specific Managed Service customer’s network. You would be responsible for assuring proactive alarm management, network analysis, routine maintenance, health checks, and crisis management, as well as being an escalation point for the Service Desk.

Essential Duties:

  • Resolution and diagnosis of network and system faults at a 2nd line support level through proactive alarm management and technically escalated Service Desk faults. Monitor and action the trouble ticket queues on a daily basis in a timely and professional manner. Take ownership of complex investigations.
  • Provide operational assistance to all areas of Service Operations, mentor and train members of the NOC and Service Desk.
  • Monitoring the network performance, highlighting any deficiencies through the appropriate channels via network health checks and statistical analysis.
  • Monitoring the network performance, Identification of activities that present risk to the live network. Action and resolve using the correct processes and procedures.
  • Management of technically escalated issues that may require hands-on management of 3rd party vendor activities and customer liaison.
  • Drive resolution of customer issues from end to end

Requirements:

  • Understanding of IP networking specifically Cisco and Juniper, demonstrated via certification and operational experience.
  • Experience working on Data/IP networks within an operational environment; completing 2nd level diagnostics across multiple technologies and Vendors.
  • Demonstrative experience in Incident Management and Service Operations environments
  • Willing to go through a Security Clearance
  • Good supervisory and people skills.
  • Ability to train and mentor lesser experienced members of the team.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to converse technical information in a manner appropriate to multiple audiences.
  • Organisational skills with ability to work within defined service level agreements and effectively multi-task.
  • Advanced 2nd line technical competency level that spans all IP related technologies.
  •  Proactive attitude with an ability to take ownership of issues.
  • Train Service Desk staff on technical, functional and procedural items.
  • Excellent customer focus

Education

  • A-level or above, CCNP and/or JNCIS
  • Telecommunications or other related industry field of study.

 Knowledge of one of more of the following:

• Cisco CLI & CPE hardware

• Juniper CLI

• IPVPN & MPLS networks

• Switching and Routing Protocols

• Failover Protocols, HSRP,GLBP,VRRP

• LAN managment

• DSL/secure DSL

• Ethernet Services

• ISDN services

• Statacom and Lucent ATM

• APM (Application and performance monitoring)

• Any other task as defined by line management.

 

If interested in this position, please apply today.

NOC Engineer - 3rd Line (Juniper, CISCO)

£45000 - £45000

3rd Line NOC Engineer - Juniper, Cisco

Location: Basingstoke

Days: Monday – Friday / standard day working hours

Contract Duration: Permanent

A market leading network and communications service provider requires a customer focused NOC Engineer to provide operational support to specific customer networks. This would suit an ambitious Engineer looking to work in a more customer focused role, and who would benefit from excellent career opportunities on offer.

This position will provide dedicated or semi-dedicated operational support to a specific Managed Service customer’s network. You would be responsible for assuring proactive alarm management, network analysis, routine maintenance, health checks, and crisis management, as well as being an escalation point for the Service Desk, Customer, and Service Managers.

The position includes some queue, workload and team supervision responsibilities, and the role is expected to be a technical focal point and SME within the team for the customer’s network; validating escalations into 3rd level Technical Support, 3rd Party Vendor, and Local Exchange Carriers. Duties also include training other members of the NOC group and associated assurance teams.

Essential Duties:

  • Resolution and diagnosis of network and system faults at a 3rd line support level through proactive alarm management and technically escalated Service Desk faults. Monitor and action the trouble ticket queues on a daily basis in a timely and professional manner. Take ownership of complex investigations.
  • Provide operational assistance to all areas of Service Operations, mentor and train members of the NOC and Service Desk.
  • Monitoring the network performance, highlighting any deficiencies through the appropriate channels via network health checks and statistical analysis.
  • Monitoring the network performance, Identification of activities that present risk to the live network. Action and resolve using the correct processes and procedures.
  • Management of technically escalated issues that may require hands-on management of 3rd party vendor activities and customer liaison.
  • Drive resolution of customer issues from end to end

Requirements:

  • The position NOC Technician III requires an advanced understanding of IP networking specifically Cisco and Juniper, demonstrated via certification and operational experience.
  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience working on Data/IP networks within an operational environment; completing 1st/2nd level diagnostics across multiple technologies and Vendors.
  • Demonstrative experience in Incident Management and Service Operations environments
  • Willing to go through a Security Clearance
  • Good supervisory and people skills.
  • Ability to train and mentor lesser experienced members of the team.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to converse technical information in a manner appropriate to multiple audiences.
  • Organisational skills with ability to work within defined service level agreements and effectively multi-task.
  • Advanced 3rd line technical competency level that spans all IP related technologies.
  •  Proactive attitude with an ability to take ownership of issues.
  • Train Service Desk staff on technical, functional and procedural items.
  • Excellent customer focus

Education

  • A-level or above, CCNP and/or JNCIS
  • Telecommunications or other related industry field of study.

Should have an advanced knowledge of one of more of the following:

• Cisco CLI & CPE hardware

• Juniper CLI

• IPVPN & MPLS networks

• Switching and Routing Protocols

• Failover Protocols, HSRP,GLBP,VRRP

• LAN managment

• DSL/secure DSL

• Ethernet Services

• ISDN services

• Statacom and Lucent ATM

• APM (Application and performance monitoring)

• Any other task as defined by line management.

 

If interested in this position, please apply today to be considered for the shortlist.