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On behalf of my client, a Digital Media Company based in London, i am looking for a Senior PHP Developer / Architect or Technical Lead / Technical Manager to take responsibility for high-transactional online PHP Projects and the day-to-day running of the PHP development team. This is an excellent opportunity within a growing and very ambitious organisation.

Please contact Robin Carton for a full jobspec – 01920 877111 OR rjc@arcamresources.com

Oracle DBA, Oracle Database Administrator, Oracle 10g, Oracle 11g, Oracle RAC, ASM, RMAN, Dataguard, PL/SQL, Unix, Linux.

On behalf of my Global Banking client, I am looking for an experienced Oracle DBA to help take day to day responsibility of their database infrastructure; tuning, patching, installs, upgrades, DR, health checks etc. Ideally you will also have previous commercial experience of Oracle 10g to Oracle 11g migrations.

Required Experience:
Oracle 10g, 11g, Oracle RAC, Oracle TNS
Grid Control
ASM
RMAN
Dataguard
SQL, PL/SQL tuning
Unix – Solaris, Linux – Redhat
Shell Scripting
SAN Technologies

This is an excellent opportunity for a long-term contract, please send me your CV for an immediate review and consideration for the role. The client is looking to interview for the role early next week.

Web Business Analyst, Web Analytics, Google Analytics, Omniture, Web Applications, PPC, SEO, Web Hosting, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, Digital Media

On behalf of my client, a Global Service Provider, I am looking for a Web Business Analyst to provide support to the development lifecycle of a new web-based application. You will work closely with key stakeholders, super product users, product development, change management, product vendors and web hosting partners. Your involvement will include requirements gathering, development of functional specs, product process flows, user-manuals, updating change and code release management logs, UAT, bug tracking to user training. Any previous experience with Bugzilla, Mantis or similar is highly desirable as is a general understanding of Databases; Oracle, SQL Server and data analytics. As is prior involvement with Front End design tools such as; HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript.

Please contact Robin Carton – rjc@arcamresources.com – 01920 877111 or 01920 872111

Experience of:
* Has proven solution architect and technical leadership skills of complex integration projects.
* Working within agile and iterative project delivery methodologies, eg Scrum
* Experience and proven knowledge of system architecture frameworks and process, and the concepts of loosely coupled architectures based on Service Orientated Architecture (SOA)
* A range of platforms and solid skills across several enterprise technologies, including J2EE multi-tier architectures, and Portal technologies
* Database and data models
* Content management and search
* Experience with customer and stakeholder management
* Integration with ERP platforms
* Security implications
* TOGAF beneficial
* Ideally a business management or IT qualification
* Estimating, project planning and scheduling
Java, J2EE
* Application Servers, eg Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere
* Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and web services technologies, ESB
* JSF
* Spring
* Struts
* Ajax
* Apache

On behalf of my client, I am seeking a Structured Project Manager with a proven track record of delivering full cycle change/migration projects from initial scope, design to implementation which incorporates both business process and IT systems change. As Project Manager within a very large and complex Programme, you will be required to ensure business requirements are captured and correctly interpreted, identify and engage with business stakeholders, create projects plans and progress reports whilst managing the technical team, issues and risks to the project. Ideally a previous background within large-scale banking environments, software development life-cycles, data migration and structured change programmes is required. Credit Card Processing Platforms experience such as; TSYS TS2, VisionPlus, Vision Plus, Vision+, FirstVision, CAMS etc is required.

KEY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

Required Skills:

• Motivated and enthusiastic self starter with a proactive approach
• High level of ability in both written and verbal communication including communicating with a diverse audience (for example, senior management, customers, etc.) and presenting ideas and points of view clearly to users globally
• High attention to detail
• Flexible and adaptable approach
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight and often competing deadlines
• Ability to question effectively, listen to and understand prospect clients’ issues, needs and wants
• Ability to work as both a member of a team and independently
• Excellent interpersonal and personal organisation skills

Required Experience:

• Oracle (Server, Application Server & Client Installation & Support. SQL, PL/SQL & TNS)
• UNIX (AIX or LINUX, Installation & Support)
• TCP/IP, DNS, NFS, SSH
• Shell Script Programming
• Networking & Communications

Desirable Qualifications/Experience:

• Oracle (Grid, RMAN, MOD PL/SQL)
• SAMBA
• RCS
• SAN Technologies
• NAGIOS
• Securities and investment industry knowledge
• Courses in any of the essential skills

Responsibilities
Web hosting
Perform day to day vendor management of outsourced web hosting partners
Ensure performance is operating within agreed service levels
Attend regular service reviews
Champion operational service improvements including automation
Ensure sufficient capacity for upcoming initiatives

Service Management
Act as chief point of contact for internal customer groups
Report on operational key performance indicators to internal customer groups
Provide regular communications on initiatives, changes & initiatives
Own and maintain operations service catalogue

Online Operations
Oversee and orchestrate in–‐house test and release functions
Liaise with development teams as required
Assess quality for acceptance of new online services into production
Assist in designing and implementing standard processes

Requirements
Education & Certification
Foundation ITIL certification (minimum)
College or university degree (preferred)

Knowledge & Experience
Track record of managing outsourced web hosting providers
In depth knowledge and experience of best practise service delivery methods
Experience working in a digital media business
Good knowledge of web technologies & tools
Experience of collating and presenting service reports to customers
Technical background of some kind, preferably development or web hosting
Understanding of Agile development methodologies (preferred)
Strong understanding of software release management
Understanding of software testing (preferred)
Experience working in a team–‐oriented, collaborative environment
Good level of knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

On behalf of my client, I am seeking 2x Senior Credit Card Solutions Architects with a proven track record of working within large cards change/migration projects from initial scope, design to implementation which incorporates both business process and IT systems change. As Senior Solutions Architects Project Manager within a very large and complex Programme, you will be required to ensure business requirements are captured and correctly interpreted, identify and engage with business stakeholders, create and map structured project approach whilst taking into account key systems / business objectives. Ideally a previous background within large-scale banking environments, software development life-cycles, data migration and structured change programmes is required. Credit Card Processing Platforms experience such as; TSYS TS2, VisionPlus, Vision Plus, Vision+, FirstVision, CAMS etc is required.

Senior Solutions Architect, Retail Banking, Retail Banking Platform Migration, Data Migration, Credit Card Processing Systems; TSYS TS2, VisionPlus, Vision Plus, Vision+, FirstVision, CAMS etc.

Please send me your CV for immediate consideration and review — rjc@arcamresources.com — or please call Robin 01920 87711 or 01920 872111

On behalf of my client, a large Media Company based in West London, i am looking for a Senior PHP Developer / Architect or Technical Lead / Technical Manager to take responsibility for PHP Projects and the day-to-day running of the PHP development team. This is an excellent opportunity within a busy environment with a broad range of new build projects across the business.

• 5+yrs PHP experience in full cycle software development, ideally within a large multi web-site environment

• Proven build experience of customer facing and/or  e-Commerce Web-sties

• Ideally, previous PHP Technical Lead / Architect or Team Leading skills

• Understanding of agile methods & test driven development

• Solid experience of scalable web software architectural design

• Good understanding of web MVC frameworks

• Solid understanding of LAMP / Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl

• Previous experience of Content Management Systems such as; Drupal, WordPress,  Joolma, Magento or similar development

• Web Services (RestFul, XML, RPC, SOAP)

• Ability to interpret requirements from, at times, limited resources

• Ability to prioritise conflicting business / project needs

• Excellent communication and leadership skills

• Experience of liaising with external vendors, partners

Please contact Robin Carton – 01920 877111 OR rjc@arcamresources.com

Project Manager, Change Manager, Retail Banking, Retail Banking Platform Migration, Data Migration, Credit Card Processing Systems; TSYS TS2, VisionPlus, Vision Plus, Vision+, FirstVision, CAMS etc. On behalf of my client, I am seeking a Structured Project Manager with a proven track record of delivering full cycle change/migration projects from initial scope, design to implementation which incorporates both business process and IT systems change. As Project Manager within a very large and complex Programme, you will be required to ensure business requirements are captured and correctly interpreted, identify and engage with business stakeholders, create projects plans and progress reports whilst managing the technical team, issues and risks to the project. Ideally a previous background within large-scale banking environments, software development life-cycles, data migration and structured change programmes is required. Highly beneficial is Credit Card Processing Platforms experience such as; TSYS TS2, VisionPlus, Vision Plus, Vision+, FirstVision, CAMS etc. Project Manager, Change Manager Retail Banking, Retail Banking Platform Migration, Data Migration, Cr redit Card Processing Systems; TSYS TS2, Equasion, VisionPlus, Vision Plus, Vision+, FirstVision, CAMS etc. Please send me your CV for immediate consideration and review.

Please contact Robin Carton – 01920 877111 OR rjc@arcamresources.com