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At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As a member of our engineering team, you will play an integral part in making that happen, navigating us into the future and impacting the lives of people all around the world - join us and become a Future Navigator

The Microsoft Identity group serves over a billion active users, powering Identity experiences at the core of almost every Microsoft product and service. Identity is a booming business, quickly reaching over $1 billion in revenue as part of the Enterprise Mobility Suite of services. As we expand on this investment, we are building our presence in Dublin.

This team will help build and manage Microsoft’s online identity providers for all of Microsoft’s online services and platforms like Azure, and Office 365.  We boldly pursue big ideas that power transformational advances in online security and user management. Our work spans both the consumer and enterprise space and can be found in internet scale online services, the Windows operating system and most phones and handheld devices. Identity engineering employees have deep technical expertise, customer insights, and a clear point of view that comes from first-hand, very large-scale experience. We are engineers, technology leaders and experts, digital transformation change agents, and customer advocates. 

We are seeking experienced and passionate Software Engineers to help grow a team focused on managing and innovating in Azure Active Directory, a hyper-scale, geo-distributed, stateful, fault tolerant, dial tone service.  You will be part of building a system that enables further growth and innovation in the entire ecosystem.

Responsibilities

As a member of our team you will: 

• Design and develop large scale distributed software services and solutions
• Adhere to and drive modern software engineering practices through design reviews
• System design through well-defined interfaces across multiple components, code reviews, leveraging data/telemetry to make decisions
• Develop “best-in-class” engineering for our services by ensuring that the services and the components are well-defined and modularized, secure, reliable, diagnosable, actively monitored and reusable.
• Improve test coverage for services, organize and implement integration tests, and resolve problem areas

• Consider testability, portability/monitoring, reliability, and maintainability, and understand when code is ready to be shared and delivered
• Expose test coverage issues, organize and implement integration tests, and resolve problem areas
• Gain a working understanding of Microsoft businesses and collaborate with mentors and leaders in order to contribute to cohesive, end-to-end experiences for our users
• Focus on customer/partner needs through a data driven approach
• Troubleshoot and optimize automation, reliability and monitoring for production services

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• 5+ years of experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering or related field, or completion of a Code/Developer academy program
• Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, C#, .NET

We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow within our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more! 

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2 months ago
The EIB, the European Union's bank is seeking to recruit for its Corporate Services Directorate (CS) - Information Technology Department (CS‐IT) – Transversal Services Department (TSD) - Digital Solutions Division (DS) - Integration Unit (INT) at its headquarters in Luxembourg, an (Associate) Integration Specialist (*). This is a full time position at grade 4/5.

The term of this contract will be 4 years.

Panel interviews are anticipated for mid of June.

The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.

* Internally reffered as Analyst/Officer IT Applications

Purpose

As part of the Integration Unit, you will drive the development, implementation and maintenance of integration solutions for the Bank’s business applications in order to meet the functional and technology needs of the organisation, thereby contributing to the achievement of the EIB objectives.

The primary role of the Integration Unit is to provide a modern Integration Platform, e.g. Middleware Layer for the communication between IT applications, additionally the Integration Unit is responsible for a Hybrid Platform.

The Integration approach is based on a classical Enterprise Service Bus with a Service Oriented Architecture, while modern communication is ensured by the Application Program Interface (API) Gateway. The Hybrid Platform comprises a Python Platform with Data Virtualization. The complex Integration Software Stack consist of the following ten products: IBM Integration Bus, IBM Message Queue, IBM Transformation Extender, IBM WebSphere Registry and Repository, WSO2 API Gateway, WSO2 Data Service, Activity Dashboard Service, MongoDB, Anaconda Enterprise and Denodo

In view of continuous improvement of the Integration Platform, it is key that you address the following challenges, in line with the IT Enterprise Architecture Guidelines and best practice:

• Standardisation
• Agile delivery model
• Innovation

Operating Network

You will report to the Head of Integration Unit and have regular contact with internal teams across the Bank and external suppliers of software and software-related services.

Accountabilities

• Form part of the evolution of the Integration Platform in accordance with Enterprise Architecture guidelines and industry standards to ensure its long-term cost-effectiveness, business value, usability, efficiency, maintainability, and scalability;
• Design and coordinate the realisation of integration solutions for projects run by other IT teams to fulfil data communication between applications;
• Follow market trends in the area of light-weight communication;
• Prepare and manage Project Initiation Requests and Project Charters to implement new and enhanced functionalities on the Integration Platform in order to deliver additional value for the business;
• Manage projects to ensure solution delivery within the set schedule, budget and quality objectives, and keep stakeholders informed on the progress, timing and budget;
• Contribute to the definition of best practice and guidelines for design, development, documentation, automatic testing, and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery Pipeline;
• Maintain contact with vendors of the integration components to anticipate upgrades and future evolutions;
• Conduct presentations for the Integration team members and consultants to foster good solution design.

Qualifications

• University degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Information Management or related field;
• At least 3 years’ of relevant professional experience in the design and implementation of software solutions;
• Experience and strong technical knowledge of the tools and architecture of the Middleware stack, (including some of the following: Web services, Application Programming Interface (API) Management, Enterprise Service Bus and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Anaconda Enterprise or Denodo);
• Ability to perform hands-on Proof of Concept work to assess comprehensively applicability and impact of technology choices;
• Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills;
• Ability to provide clear, concise technical guidance to IT Teams while delivering comprehensive status updates to management and business users;
• Knowledge of security aspects of integrated system design and associated protocols;
• Experience in varied software development platforms and environments including Linux, Java or Python would be considered as an advantage;
• Awareness of Project Management principles, methods and practices, such as PRINCE or PM2 would be considered as an advantage;
• Experience with agile methodologies, routines, and tools considered as an advantage
• Knowledge of automation and enablement technologies, such as Jenkins, Jira, Git, Nexus, and Azure DevOps considered as an advantage;
• Excellent knowledge of English and/or French(*), with a good knowledge of the other. (Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage).

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3 months ago
Would you like to develop your engineering career working with exciting Radar technology?

Come and join us as an Engineer within the Great Baddow or Cowes Radar teams to work on the next generation of radar products offered to the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force and overseas export customers. We have a number of positions covering all levels of experience and offer a wealth of career options and training.

Joining the Radar team means that you'll be adding to your experiences and skills within an exciting and growing area of radar development required to protect UK assets against more sophisticated and evolving threats. You'll be working with teams of Engineers, Physicists and Mathematicians on the very latest research, design and development required for the portfolio of modern BAE Systems' radars.

The roles are primarily based in Great Baddow in Chelmsford, Essex, which is the UK’s newest city with excellent links into London.

Our alternative location, the Isle of Wight, has areas of outstanding natural beauty, safe beaches, lots of water sports, many summer festivals (including the iconic IoW music festival), and excellent links to Southampton and Portsmouth.

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5 months ago
Do you want to join an exceptionally talented team and help shape our products, company and future? Do you want to use your expertise, ambition and passion to develop one of the most widely used ed-tech solutions in the world, with customers that include Ivy League Universities, leading car manufacturers and publishers? We’re at the beginning of building a global IT enterprise, so this is a perfect time for you to join us.

Our award-winning software, H5P, is currently used by hundreds of millions around the world. Despite this, we are still in the early phases of our journey and have ambitious goals for our future.
You might expect a company like ours to have its headquarters in Silicon Valley, but our location is far more exotic! Our HQ is in the arctic city of Tromsø, in the North of Norway. You will see the northern lights and most definitely the midnight sun. Despite common belief, you won’t see polar bears roaming the streets though. If you for some reason would prefer a milder winter and the combination big city living, we`re also now establishing an office in Oslo.

As a Web Developer in Joubel, you get to work with an exceptionally talented team of developers and designers. We are agile and constantly improve our tools and processes to make the development experience pleasant and efficient. Currently, we work in focused one- week sprints with peer-reviews for every issue and reach almost every sprint goal. GitHub, Jira and Webpack are central tools and React is currently the most important framework we use, in addition to Laravel for PHP development.
H5P.com is hosted on AWS. It scales automatically, has automatic failovers for most components and we perform rolling updates with no downtime.

Roles and responsibilities:

The focus will be building new H5P content types, improving the existing ones and continuously improving H5P.com, our SaaS version of H5P. The challenges we offer are varied, and all development work includes:

• Specification, software design and software architecture
• Implementation
• Peer reviewing

Qualifications:

• Excellent programming skills.
• Knowledge and experience with JavaScript, CSS3, and HTML5.
• Experience developing robust and efficient code for scalable dynamic web solutions.
• Computer science or related degree.
• You must be a self-starter and able to work independently.
• Experience with PHP and Laravel is a plus. We use a mix of PHP and node.js on the server-side.
• Experience with AWS architectures is a plus.

All internal communication is in English and 99 % of Joubel's customers speak English. You must write and speak English almost fluently. (Norwegian is not a requirement).

You identify yourself as:

• Eager to learn and willing to improve.
• You have a growth mindset - open, curious, determined, quick to try new things.
• You want to work in a high impact, fast-moving team.
• You play well with others, and your written and verbal communication skills are solid.

What we offer:

• Working in a small group with smart and passionate people.
• A rich variation of challenges and the results of your efforts will be used by millions of people around the world.
• Loose vacation policy.
• Flextime with core time from 9:00 - 15:00.
• Work from the coolest office in Tromsø, Flow Coworking space. Awesome lunch, drinks, snacks and great coffee.
• The opportunity to influence the choice of office space in Oslo.
• Competitive salary.
• Sign-on fee for candidates with an outstanding track record.
• The opportunity to join a fast-growing company early and have a great influence on the future of Joubel and H5P.
• Potentially be part of changing the future for Internet content.
• Highly efficient work environment, goal-oriented and high-spirited.

Job link: https://ex.cndarine.com/campaign/url/forward/042d3e149faa
6 months ago
IT Infrastructure Delivery (ITID) encompasses approximately 6,000 colleagues spread across 45+ locations. The annual budget is over $1.5 billion and our infrastructure and services support over 250,000 colleagues and 50+ million customers.  ITID is part of the Technology organisation whose ambition is to be the world’s leading financial services technology team and are on a journey to transform accordingly.

The IT Infrastructure Project Managers lead and manage medium to large scale complex global strategic change projects/programmes and business transformations with the business and delivery partners (circa $15m + budgets, matrixed teams, multiple business lines). The IT Infrastructure Project Managers act as a role model, working as one global team, demonstrating active leadership and communication. They need to be able to operate at executive level, across regions and global businesses.

The IT Infrastructure Project Manager will establish and deliver projects/programmes within the IT Infrastructure Delivery (ITID) Portfolio & Programme Management (PPM) Change the Bank (CtB) portfolios which could include but is not limited to: Service Sustaining (SSP), Cyber, Transformation and ITID Corporate Real Estate (CRE) portfolios. The role includes daily engagement with senior stakeholders (Director, Managing Director and C suite level) the accurate reporting of portfolio finances, governance and delivery health, and driving and leading on conversations around technology strategy, transformation and people.

If you are dedicated, resilient and remain calm under pressure, enthusiastic about technology (new and old) but above all take pride in leading change that serves a truly diverse and global customer base, please read on - this might just be the role for you.

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11 months ago
Delivery Leader

Founded in 1851, MassMutual is committed to its purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love.
Ranked No. 76 in the annual FORTUNE® 500 ranking (FORTUNE® Magazine, 6/15/16), MassMutual continues its long history of financial strength. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans achieve their financial goals. We continue to be recognized for our efforts to create a diverse and inclusive workplace! MassMutual is one of DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity and ranked a 2016 Top 10 Company for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives. In 2015, after more than 15 years of earning a place on the Working Mother Top 100 Best Companies list, MassMutual was inducted into the Working Mother Hall of Fame.
MassMutual also scored 100 percent on The Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index (CEI) to earn a spot on the CEI Best Places to Work List (2016). In addition, MassMutual has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute and 2016 Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly. For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+ and Pinterest. MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives.  CRN201806

POSITION SUMMARY:

As the complexity in the world continues to increase, it’s getting harder to get simple.  At MassMutual, our vision is to help people secure their future and protect the ones they love.  Within MassMutual Technology, we have undergone some recent changes to simplify our organization to deliver on this vision.  We will be a dependable partner to our businesses by providing high quality IT services on time and within budget. We will do so by simplifying our architecture to focus on strategically valuable technologies, investing in our people to equip them with skills of the future, and promoting a culture of ownership and delivery.

If this vision excites you, we are seeking twenty-four (24) Delivery Leaders in our new structure to lead work-cells focused on business outcomes and projects.  These individuals will be dedicated to our customer channels, emphasizes business/domain knowledge and delivery accountability, and minimizes ramp-up / ramp down costs.  The roles will be aligned to some of the following:

-Delivery Lead, Application Capture and New Business
-Delivery Lead, Sponsor / TPA Solutions
-Delivery Lead, Salesforce Workplace
-Delivery Lead, Salesforce Insurance and Service

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a transformational journey at MassMutual.  As we continue to grow our business and look for new ways to engage with customers, technology we will be one of the most important enables to our success and you can be a part of it.

Note: MassMutual is undergoing change, and as a result, we are removing officer titles over time as part of work we are doing to create a culture of reduced hierarchy and increased autonomy.  While in our previous structure, this role would have been advertised as a Director, these officer titles are being phased out.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Manages 1-2 work-cells while also participating as an individual contributor (in one of the disciplines – Product Owner, Project Manager, Scrum Master, Business, Analyst, Developer, Tester, etc.) to delivery business outcomes; strategic, operational and BAU. Oversight of team of 6-25 people or <$2M of annual investment
-Accountable for delivery and health of work-cell (agile or waterfall) team(s)
-Responsible for managing capacity / demand of team(s) – gathering demand from IT and business leaders and planning accordingly, working with Portfolio Head
-Accountable for selection and engagement of team members – attract, retain and develop talent
-May have Product Owner responsibilities (if work-cell has an IT – see Product Owner responsibilities for more detail
-Accountable for cost center budget of work-cell
-May report into Product Manager / AVP or or VP positions or CIO (depending on scale of channel)
-Create an environment that is proactive, agile, economical, collaborative and accountable
-Coach, mentor and provide career guidance for all team members and build domain expertise within the team
-Ensure execution is aligned with best practices and standards as defined by CoEs and solutions deployed are secure as per EIRM standards
-Collaborate within and across CIO channels to identify delivery efficiencies, leverage teammates on the bench and ensure all teams are successful
-Provides information to business partners about product line improvement opportunities and collaborates with them to drive down costs and support capabilities

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

-Self-driven, extremely energetic individual who has the vision of enhancing the productivity of MM(IT) employees by leveraging the latest in technology
-Understanding of the impact of IT on business results
-Experience in managing business engagements starting from building strong relationship with the various business leads to balancing a wide variety of priorities
-Experience and knowledge of domain and/or proven record of learning quickly
-Has an understanding of an IT organization and which areas support tools, applications services and projects across IT
-Proven ability to apply financial insights and draw accurate conclusions from financial and other quantitative information
-Assists in the development and definition of the business partners’ strategy
-Deep technical knowledge in application development
-Excellent communication, presentation, influencing and reasoning skills
-Demonstrated leadership in coordinating initiatives across business and organizational boundaries, and building effective cross-functional teams
-Ability to travel and work under periods of stress.
-Authorized to work in the US with or without sponsorship

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

-3+ years of overall experience with at least 2+ years of IT leadership, business unit, or other functional leadership experience


WINNING WAYS

-Focus on the Customer: Know your customers well; add value with a sense of urgency.
-Act with Integrity: Be trustworthy, adhere to high ethical standards and adhere to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.
-Value People: Lead people to success; appreciate diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences.
-Work Collaboratively: Partner with others to achieve results that leverage the right resources.
-Achieve Results: Focus on winning; consistently exceed expectations, beat the competition.

MassMutual Financial Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

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2 years ago
Do you want to work at the forefront of defence technologies?

Would you like to work on the latest advances of the most iconic and innovative designs of manned and Unmanned Air Vehicles?

BAE Systems are looking to recruit individuals to work on challenging Mission Systems Engineering projects, embracing cutting edge technologies & processes.

There are opportunities requiring a range of experience across the engineering lifecycle in multiple disciplines, from System Architectures, Software, Safety, Security, using a Model Based System Engineering approach.


Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer (Future Platforms and Services) will involve:

Analysing systems requirements, including the capture, manipulation and management of systems requirements

Expressing the analysis of sub-system requirements and context documents in SysML using the Integrity Modeller (formerly Artisan) toolset

Performing sub-system requirements analysis and design validation in the Integrity Modeller Toolset

Service orientated architecture design.

Developing interface definitions at sub-system level


Assessing architectural alignment with wider systems of systems

Undertaking the following:

• Process design engineering
• Systems safety engineering, including the analysis of the systems safety requirements
• Systems integration, including structuring and partitioning of complex systems
• Systems performance analysis
• Systems qualification and acceptance


Your skills and qualifications:

Essential:

Degree or equivalent experience in relevant discipline

Knowledge of one or more stages of the systems engineering lifecycle/ V-model
Knowledge of electronic/ software systems or similar engineering discipline within a complex engineering environment

Knowledge of Model Based System Engineering techniques and methodologies

Desirable:

Experience of using System modelling tools

Working knowledge of UML/SysML

Knowledge of PC hardware/ components and their various operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.)
Experience of developing aircraft / mission systems


What we're looking for in you:

You will be a team player with excellent verbal and written communications skills to be able to forge partnerships with both internal and external customers & stakeholders. Additionally you will possess creative problem solving skills and being comfortable embracing new processes and methodologies suggesting improvements and engineering solutions, you will to overcome obstacles.


Location: Warton

Salary: £30,930+

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/d64e55e4caf4
3 years ago
Would you like to be at the forefront of new developments? We currently have a vacancy for an IM&T Product Manager at our site in Barrow.

As an IM&T Product Manager, you will be the CAD Support Team leader for the PLM Competency Centre. In this role, you will be expected to lead the CAD Support Team from a people and technical perspective and achieve the aims of the Competency Centre support tower.

This role will provide you with the ability to make a tangible difference to technical performance of systems, enhance the capability of the business to deliver challenging design requirements.


Your main responsibilities as an IM&T Product Manager will involve:

Liaising with senior management teams within the functions to ensure that full leverage is made of IM&T services in particular 3D CAD services. Ensure that relationships with stakeholder are developed and enhanced (e.g. customers and vendors)

Responsible for overseeing the end to end delivery of business requirement and the post-delivery validation of value add

Responsible for the management of support, incidents and licences in line with the Service Level Agreements

Establishing measures to help the business understand the quality of data and proactively work with the business to ensure improvement activities are put in place and maintained

Leading the business community in clearly defining their requirements, working with the rest of the IM&T teams to ensure that the requirements are met by system or process changes

Leading the development of business cases relating to IM&T investment

Seeking out opportunities for business improvement not just in terms of systems but systems related processes in general

Providing "thought leadership" in terms of what technology might be applied to overcome business problems

Facilitating the constructive resolution of cross functional data flow issues

Providing a robust prioritisation of workload for the IM&T team, ensuring best use of resource to meet business priorities

Developing and managing the CAD element of the PLM Competency Centre

Owning and managing a team development plan, ensure team skills are appropriate for the role and provide hands on support, training and guidance for junior members of the team


Your skills and qualifications as a JOBTITLE:


Educated to degree/HNC level preferably in Computing, Engineering or Science discipline

Recognised skills or academic / professional qualifications

Demonstrable knowledge of 3D CAD Applications

Demonstrable experience of managing systems development activities, system issue resolution

Configuration and deployment of CAD applications

Strong and demonstrable understanding of testing applications


What we're looking for in you:
You will be a good team player, able to lead as well as be part of the team. You should be an effective communicator to a high level, with good relationship building and stakeholder management qualities. You will also be self-motivated to continually improve processes/ methods.


Salary: £42,000 +

Location: Barrow


Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/7562e76e4e9f
3 years ago
The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Corporate Services Directorate (CS) - Information Technology (IT) – Business Services Department (BSD) - Risk Management & Best Banking Practice Division (RB) - Financial, Liquidity and Operational Risk (FLO), at its headquarters in Luxembourg:

Financial Risk Software Specialists
These are two full time positions at grade 4/5
The term of these contracts will be 4 years

The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.

Purpose
The Financial Risk Software Specialist, (internally referred to as Officer IT Applications) will maintain and further develop several risk management solutions, including off-the-shelf software (IBM Algorithmics, SAS OpRisk) and bespoke solutions, in the area of market risk, ALM and liquidity risk. S/he will notably ensure that the computations required for the Bank’s reporting are performed consistently and accurately in alignment with the standards outlined by the Basel Supervisory Committee.

Operating Network
S/he will report to the Head of the Financial, Liquidity and Operational Risk Unit and whenever required to the Head of the Risk Management and Best Banking Practice Division. The Unit is composed of 6 internal staff and several external consultants.
Externally, s/he will deal on a daily basis with key external parties (software vendors, providers of outsourced services, peer groups) in the Risk Management area in order to optimise the level of service and to stay abreast of best practices. Internally, s/he will work in close cooperation with the other Unit members, as well as with her/his colleagues from other IT divisions and business Directorates.

Accountabilities
The Financial Risk Software Specialist will be responsible for:
• Organising, structuring and leading complex business requirement analysis; producing business cases to propose the best possible IT solution while remaining cost effective for the Bank
• Leading IT projects under own responsibility and ensuring their delivery within planned time, scope and budget by anticipating issues and taking mitigation actions
• Providing timely support services for the Risk solutions under own responsibility, including issues resolution, system performance improvement and expert advice
• Writing up the project documentation such as project charter, functional design, test scripts, progress report, reviewing all technical deliverables to meet qualitative objectives
• Coordinating internal and external resources and managing the related procurement aspects
• Reporting accurate, meaningful and timely project status to all involved parties, escalating issues as necessary
• Ensuring that the risk management software solutions are in line with the IT policies and that qualitative and quantitative objectives are achieved.

Qualifications
• Bachelor degree in Information Technology, Mathematics, Finance or related fields
• At least 3 years of experience in a mixed IT / finance environment, maintaining the Algorithmics software suite, or any similar risk software solutions, such as Protecht.ALM, Misys FusionRisk, KRM Kamakura, FIS/Sungard Ambit Focus, OneSumX Wolters Kluwer
• Excellent knowledge of finance and risk management, including Basel regulatory frameworks, quantitative finance principles, ALM, and liquidity risk
• Experience in data integration and analysis
• Excellent understanding of relational databases and development languages. e.g.: Unix scripting, P/L SQL, • Python and Java/J2EE
• A project management certification (Prince2 or PMP/PMI) would be an advantage
• Excellent knowledge of English and/or French(*), with a good knowledge of the other.

Competencies
• Achievement Drive: Continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals
• Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes
• Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns
• Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.

(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages

Deadline for applications: 9 July 2017


We believe that Diversity is good for our people and our business. We promote and value diversity and inclusion among our staff and candidates; irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, race, culture, education and experience, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or disability

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3 years ago
The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Corporate Services (CS) - Information Technology (IT) – Transversal Services Department (TSD) – Information & Reporting (IR) – Integration Unit (INT), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:

SOA Analyst and Project Manager

This is a full time position at grade 4/5

The term of this contract will be 4 years


The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.

Purpose
The SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) Analyst and Project Manager (internally referred to as Officer IT Applications) will work in the IT Integration Unit. As a member of the team, s/he will analyse, design, coordinate and promote IT solutions in accordance with SOA principles as defined at the EIB. S/he will have project management responsibilities and will coordinate/implement solutions in the Bank’s ESB (Enterprise Service Bus).
Within the Transversal Services Department, the Information & Reporting Division (IR) is in charge of the Collaboration and Document Management Services, the Intranet, the Admin Suite and Integration. The Division also manages the main ERP package (PeopleSoft) and related developments in the HR and GL / Accounting areas.

Operating Network
The SOA Analyst and Project Manager will report to the Head of the Integration Unit and whenever required directly to the Head of the Information and Reporting Division. The Integration Unit is currently composed of 3 internal staff and 15 external consultants.
Internally, s/he will cooperate with counterparties from other IT application teams, IT Operations, IT Engineering, IT Security, IT Project Management Office and Business Users in other Departments in order to ensure that appropriate internal service provision/control are maintained and to ensure understanding of IT methodologies.
Externally, s/he will deal on a daily basis with key external parties (software vendors, providers of outsourced services and other peer groups) in order to optimise service levels and to stay abreast of best practice.

Accountabilities
The SOA Analyst and Project Manager will be responsible for:

• Ensuring that Integration solutions are in line with IT policies, that qualitative and quantitative objectives are achieved
• Taking responsibility for carrying out enhancements, maintenance and further development of the ESB (either directly or through external consultants)
• Taking responsibility to implement service solutions with SOA principles in mind based on IBM WebSphere Integration Bus
• Taking responsibility and initiative for the implementation of new projects and upgrade projects, ensuring the quality of the projects and the coherence of the solution with related systems
• Coordinating and supervising an external team of IT consultants in order to ensure the delivery of expected solutions to internal business customers
• Leading workshops/discussions to understand project goals, workflows, complex business needs, gaps and opportunities
• Reviewing and approving all technical documentation related to the approved solutions before implementation
• Maintaining a high level of expertise in the technological aspects of applications in own domain

Qualifications

• Bachelor degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related fields
• At least 3 years’ professional experience in an IT function, particularly in coordination, design, development, implementation and maintenance of business-related information management systems
• Experience in the IT Integration area
• Experience with ESB and SOA principles
• Experience in Project Management
• Experience in some of the following application domains is an advantage: collateral management, front/back-office banking, risk management, general ledger, swift, document management, MS-SharePoint

Key technical/professional knowledge and skills

• Excellent knowledge of SOA landscapes
• Excellent knowledge of ESB
• Technical knowledge in IT, including the design, development, implementation and maintenance of business-related management information systems
• Hands-on experience in software development life-cycle including the supervision of development teams
• Good knowledge of project management principles, methods and practices
• Hands-on experience in service design using BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation) and UML (Unified Modelling Language)
• Hands-on experience in IBM Integration Bus (IIB) is an advantage
• Hands-on experience in IBM WebSphere Registry and Repository (WSRR) is an advantage
• Hands-on experience in Java, Java messaging, Java middleware, databases, SQL programming, JBoss, Web Services would be an advantage
• Excellent knowledge of English and/or French(*), with a good knowledge of the other.

Competencies

• Achievement Drive: Continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals
• Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes
• Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns
• Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.

(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages

Deadline for applications: 29th June 2017

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3 years ago
We are currently recruiting for Data Scientist’s to expand our data analytics capability. The candidate will have the opportunity to mix technical challenges with customer-facing and project support tasks and we are interested in candidates with experience in any of the following technical areas: machine learning, natural language processing, computational linguistics, co-reference resolution, discourse analysis, text analytics and sentiment analysis.


Your main responsibilities as a Data Scientist will involve:

Conducting novel research in given topic areas

Taking ownership of tasks in projects and delivering to challenging standards

Working effectively both on self-directed projects and in larger project teams

Preparing technical reports, test procedures, process specifications and other product documentation


Your skills and qualifications as a Data Scientist will ideally include:

Degree or PHD qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline with relevant experience

Experience in software development in any of the following: C/C++, Java, Python, Ruby, C#

Experience of developing solutions using Windows and Linux

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Membership of an appropriate professional institution would be advantageous

A background in working in a secure environment is desirable but not essential


What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated, keen to learn and is able to design, develop, test and deliver complex analytics in a range of programming environments and languages for industry leading solutions. As well as being technically very capable, you will also need to be comfortable presenting in front of customers and building strong working relationships with them.


Location: Great Baddow, Chelmsford


Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

CLOSING DATE 25/May/17, 1:59:00 AM

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3 years ago