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Protection Engineer
London
Data
2016-05-05
Description:

Protection Engineer

UK or Denmark

World leading renewables power producer is looking for highly experienced Protection engineer to join their team in UK or Denmark on permanent basis. This is a unique opportunity to work on some of the most complex projects in wind power production market.

Required experience:

*Electrical Engineering educational background
*Protection design, relay testing and installed protection systems (HV) experience
*Fluent English language skills
*Experienced user of IEC 61850 protocol
*Must be able to travel
*Offshore wind farm experience is highly advantageous

If you have the minerals to work on world's most challenging and complex renewable projects and have the above experience - please get in touch to arrange a confidential conversation.

Guidewire Consultants - To £50k base + bonus + benefits
London
Data
2016-05-05
Description:

My client, renown for being one of the top management consulting firms is looking to expand and grow their team in their UK Practice. They are looking to hire a number of Guidewire candidates.

Job Description

Drawing on our reputation for providing deep industry expertise and speciality services in Financial Services Insurance, we are currently expanding its Performance Improvement practice and are looking to hire Insurance specialists for a variety of roles into our Guidewire Centre of Excellence.

Successful track record in General Insurance or Claims gained through a top tier consultancy, a specialist financial services consultancy and/or a top tier insurer/Claims organisation are require along with:

*Strong understanding of one or more insurance or claims product area
*Personal & commercial business lines, claims and reinsurance
*Strong experience of Package Enabled Transformation
*Strong experience in Agile & Distributed delivery
*Strong experience of large transformation programmes
*Good appreciation of current market trends and how these are likely to impact key industry players
*Strong understanding of the insurance value chain (from distribution, customer management, manufacturing, reinsurance through to administration - servicing, underwriting & claims management
*Track record of successful delivery on programmes for insurance companies

Technology Platform Experience:

*Guidewire (ClaimsCenter or PolicyCenter)
*SAP Claims Management
*TIA
*Accenture Claims Components
*Duckcreek
*Java Integration

Role

Guidewire Configuration Role (Executive/Senior Consultant):

*Configuration Developer is primarily responsible for modification of Guidewire application to conform to customer requirements
*Configuring screen layouts (PCF files) as defined by business, so it provides a means of capturing and viewing all necessary information.
*Implementing business rules and logic using GOSU language (Guidewire Scripting language) as defined in customer requirements.
*Creating document and letter templates and supporting XML descriptor files
*Configuring end-to-end process on the Guidewire application for a new insurance product, such as a new Line of business.
*Support the requirement definition process, ensuring solution is implemented best practice in Guidewire
*Implementing administrative and operational parameters such as roles, and permissions, user attributes, region, Activity patterns etc.
*Providing end-to-end solution by liaising with product owners, solution architecture team and 3rd party vendors.
*Provide solutions for generating reports.
*Technical documentation of project deliverables.
*Awareness of Best Practice and OOTB principles


Required Skills and Experience:

*Comfortable working in an Agile and Distributed delivery environment
*Excellent verbal and written communication
*Excellent coding skills in XML and GOSU script and familiar with object-oriented concepts.
*Experience in Insurance systems development.
*Strong analytical skills.
*Ability to work with a team and assist them during various phases of development cycle.
*Ability to understand and respond to project and customer needs, while working under tight deadlines.
*Good experience with relational SQL databases (eg SQL Server, DB2, Oracle)
*Ability to liaise with other IT teams, external vendors or business users to provide technical solution options in both verbal and documented form.
*Good knowledge of the software development life cycle and object-oriented analysis and design.
*Ability to take ownership and be proactive in problem resolution action to fix issues.
*Ability to guide and mentor new joiners or less experienced developers.

In order to apply to these roles, please email a word CV and a cover letter (current salary, core skills, and notice period) to Sukhbir Marbay.

Consulting Point are an award winning executive search & recruitment firm with offices in the UK and USA. We specialize in Management Consultancy, Technology, Outsourcing and Financial Services. We are very different to other agencies in that Consulting Point are an established team of former management consultants working in the recruitment space rather than pure recruitment people like many recruitment agencies. Our clients range from leading Strategy Houses, all the "Big 4", a vast range of specialist consultancies, private-equity firms and internal consulting departments within leading FTSE/Fortune organisations.

Consulting Point work globally fulfilling consultancy assignments in countries like The UK, Germany, France, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, China, Singapore, US and Australia. We recruit at all levels from graduate to Global Partner and C-Level for both permanent and interim roles. Although we were only established in 2003 we have attained industry recognition including being voted "Best UK Management Consultancy Recruitment Firm" in 2007 and Runner-Up in 2008 and 2012, "Best UK Individual Recruiter of the Year in 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2012 and acknowledged as having the greatest Candidate Reach in Management Consulting than any other UK Recruitment Firm.

Mortgage Data Analyst - VR1263
Gloucestershire
Data
2016-05-05
Description:

Iress: Be part of something amazing

We're the technology partner to some of the world's most iconic financial services brands. Our software solutions help with life's big decisions and enable our clients to help people all over the world build their wealth, protect their family, buy their home, invest in the stock market, and improve their financial wellbeing. We call that real career satisfaction.

We make it happen

With offices in Australia, Asia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and the UK, our team spans the world but unites through a shared ambition - to deliver the very best that FinTech has to offer. We achieve that by partnering with our clients to help them meet future challenges and opportunities, right at the heart of their business. We invest, inspire and invent; delivering for today and designing for tomorrow.

About the role

You will be responsible for analysing lenders product information. This will be provided by our product partners (mortgage Lenders and Packagers) for entering onto the Product database. The information needs to be up to date and ready for distribution to our live system. You will work within the given timescales of our Service Level standards.

You will also attend lender meetings to build and maintain strong working relationships.

  • Using a Lotus Notes workflow system to record work being processed and completed, ensuring the work queue is maintained and controlled
  • Liaising with product partners to ensure product details are correct
  • Dealing with queries/complaints from advisers and product partners regarding information shown
  • Run the Master Product Catalogue process and ensure that the data has been validated and distributed for the TrigoldCrystal Applications Suite correctly
  • Process Verification duties and requests when required
  • Conduct ad-hoc compliance checks on the accuracy of the data information shown

About you

You hold strong working knowledge of Excel with a good understanding of mortgages, ideally with knowledge of the various product types. You will be competent in your ability to extract required information from various sources, including the lenders web site and lender product guides. Accurate and efficient data input skills will be one of your key strengths along with strong working knowledge of Word and Outlook.

What you'll bring to the team:

  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Be a team player, able to meet tight deadlines whilst achieving high standards of accuracy
  • Have a professional telephone manner, as contacting external customers will be a requirement of this position
  • Experience working within a financial environment
  • Ideally holds CeMap qualification (desirable)

What we offer you in return

It's a cliché, but we work hard and we play hard. We recognise and reward hard work with a great benefits package. On top of a good remuneration package we'll give you a generous holiday allowance, retirement fund, life assurance and income protection cover plus a performance related bonus and optional share incentive scheme. We also provide seriously good coffee and plenty of other perks to brighten your day including a casual dress code, vibrant open workspaces with areas to relax including cafes, bean bags, table football and pool; plus free fruit every day. There are always sports and social events happening and chances to get involved in our charity work if you want to. Oh, and every Friday the drinks are on us!

With offices worldwide, we offer exciting opportunities for you to learn, grow and progress. A career at IRESS really can take you anywhere.

Test Manager - Financial Services Test Manager - London
London
Data
2016-05-05
Description:

Test Manager - Financial Services Test Manager - London

Location: London

Salary: £63,000 to £72,000

Duration: Permanent

Main Duties:

  • Be actively involved in evolving and improving testing methodology across CIO team
  • Deliver Testing for projects to agreed time/budget/quality tolerances as in business case, test strategies
  • Ensure steps undertaken during implementation of the testing strategy are executed correctly, efficiently and effectively. Including the need to build the testing team, to build on existing governance and testing frameworks for definition of, testing scripts and data (to create where possible a lasting Legacy of good testing practice), to manage test execution (including verification of migrated data), defect tracking and reporting.
  • Ensure that the testing strategy (and all of the artefacts that support its implementation) adopt best practice and that the testing/verification work to be performed by our partners as part of meeting their contract obligations dovetails into the overall picture without duplication of effort

Essential Skills:

  • Solid experience of working on the testing phases of large projects within Financial Services (CRM/Claims related programmes preferred) delivering significant business and technology changes
  • Solid experience in developing and implementing test strategies
  • Proven analytical skills with a methodical and structured approach to problem solving
  • Experience of developing test plans and test scripts, full end to end testing cycles, experience of setting up both manual and automated testing environments
  • Experience of delivering Test products as part of an Agile Methodology such as SCRUM

Desirable:

  • Demonstrable experience of testing across technological platforms such as:
    - EDRM (OpenText highly desirable)
    - Web Portals/Online Application Forms.
    - CRM (Siebel 8.1 Financial Services desirable),

The preferred candidate must have relevant financial industry experience, analytical skills along with good problem solving skills with a hand's on approach.

Senior Project Manager
Lancashire
Data
2016-05-05
Description:

Key Purpose

Managing the delivery of high quality projects which span over multiple business areas within the business environment and ensuring that the project objectives and business requirements are met.

Key Outputs

* Applying and adhering to the Project Management principles and processes and ensuring that they are effectively applied throughout the life cycle of the project, through to project closure and operational handover.
* Effective resolution of issues.
* Supporting, guiding, motivating and facilitating the project teams through the project processes.
* Identification and management of risks and opportunities.
* Communication of project progress to management and project stakeholders.

Competencies

* A sound knowledge of project management theory, and the key areas of project management.
* Ability to grasp concepts of a technical nature quickly, with a sound understanding of the underlying business environment.
* Ability to multi-task, managing several projects concurrently.
* The ability to understand the big picture and strategic objectives, displaying organisational sensitivity.
* The ability to take ownership and display high levels of responsibility and initiative.
* Excellent communication skills, both formal and informal.
* Ability to manage people, with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
* Excellent facilitation and presentation skills.
* Strong negotiation skills.
* A person who possesses strong leadership traits, who can work with a minimum of supervision.
* A high level of maturity and ability to handle oneself under pressure.
* A methodical problem solver with the ability to motivate and influence others to deliver according to tight deadlines.
* An eagerness to organise and lead, showing discipline and pragmatism, drive and a sense of urgency.
* An enthusiasm for continuous learning and professional development.
* Assertiveness coupled with flexibility and adaptability.
* A quality orientation with acute attention to detail.

Qualifications & Experience

* A financial services background is an advantage
* At least three years of dedicated Project Management experience is required

Digital Data Engineer (Node.js)
London
Data
2016-05-05
Description:

Digital Data Engineer - Permanent - £50-60K - London - SQL/Node.js/Angularjs/CRM/Data Insight/
API Testing/AWS


Tiro Partners are representing a media company based in central London who are after a Data Engineer to join their team. They are expanding their reach to new markets and platforms and require you, the Data Engineer, to facilitate this with your insight and passion for new technology, as well as your comprehensive understanding of development and design. Role:You will be integrating new platforms and 3rd parties into AWS, performing a data specialist hybrid role, including the ongoing maintenance and optimisation of the existing Data Management Platform.You will also be required to provide technical support to the Data Team and work closely with DevOps.

Tech Stack:

  • JavaScript Frameworks - Nodejs, Angularjs, D3
  • API Testing (REST, WebAPI)
  • Highly Skilled SQL
  • Working knowledge of AWS
  • Experience using Snowplow/Looker/Gigya/or Oracle BlueKai is beneficial

If this role sounds interesting to you, please feel free to apply!

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