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Technical Analyst

  • Salary: £400 - £440 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 20/09/2017
  • Job reference: J374338A

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Technical Analyst

The work location is in Leeds and is a 6 Month contract paying 400-440 Per Day.

The role is working for an entertainment leader, innovating in research and development to shape the future of society at large. Working in a company always innovating and thinking ahead.

Responsibilities of the project

  • Working in Tribes and Squads, our new teams have a real 'start up' feel and there's loads of room for development, but with the backing and products you can only get from one of Europe's leading entertainment companies. You'll have the chance to use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an agile environment.

As part of a dynamic squad, you will have a voice that will be listened to and help influence the shape and direction of product development through daily stand ups on the latest high profile projects. You will have the development and support required to help take you to the next level of your career whilst working with the hottest technologies. There is also the opportunity to be involved in brown bag sessions, guilds, chapters and the external tech events we host.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Be able to translate business requirements into technical tasks and acceptance criteria for discussion with the scrum team
  • Support Product Owners and Business Analysts with technical feasibility discussions
  • Support the Principal Engineer and Solution Architect in technical decision making
  • Facilitating technical discussion across team / department
  • Use data to drive your decision-making
  • Experience with designing, supporting development and supporting high performance web applications at scale
  • Designing and supporting development of commercial web sites using a mix of modern technologies and techniques
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic, agile environment
  • Supporting and delivering through others and supporting people through change
  • Be confident to seek clarification where necessary and to clarify any uncertainty

Desired Skills:

  • Be a hands-on software engineer, being capable in a modern programming language e.g. Scala, Java, JavaScript, Ruby or Elixir
  • Act as an expert in one or more problem/technology domains (e.g. web, mobile, security & integrity, open source, data, cloud and resource elasticity, application integration and system design, etc.)
  • Supporting major change initiatives with wide technology scope
  • Explore new opportunities opened up by new technology innovations
  • Wide-reaching knowledge of available technologies (i.e. different types of data stores from relational to key/value, document, graph and time-series)

The right candidate will exhibit the following behaviours:

  • Someone that demonstrates active and conscious awareness of their environment, sensing and anticipating situations.
  • Asks the right questions at the right time.
  • An open and honest communicator.
  • Someone that is comfortable with change, able to fail fast, learn quickly, be open and able to adapt to new challenges or technologies.
  • Consistent attention to detail.
  • Innovative and a source for ideas.
  • A positive attitude and up for a challenge.
  • Customer focused.
  • If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

About the client

The client is a large entertainment organisation; they excite and inspire customers with leading innovations and technologies in the entertainment industry. They strive to be the best for customers and the people working for them. They are always looking for ways to improve. That spirit has made us what we are today, and it will drive us to become what we want to be tomorrow.

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