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Technical Consultant

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Sopra Banking Software is one of the fastest growing Fintech companies, featured in IDC Fintech Top 100 Rankings! We build the technology that powers the world’s best financial institutions, enabling millions of people to access better financial services.

We are committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce where all our people can be themselves and success on merit. So if this sounds like a culture you would like to be part of then be assured that we will welcome your application.

We believe our people are our greatest asset. We actively encourage the professional development of our employees with on the job training, learning from our subject matter experts, access to our Sopra University e-learning, and the benefit of external training opportunities.

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a consumer credit check and DBS check If you have any concerns about this please raise them with the recruitment team.


We require a Technical Consultant to work in the Professional Services division to implement the Sopra Banking Software products on client focused delivery projects. The successful candidate will take ownership of technical project activities including the design and delivery of the solutions. The Technical Consultant is tightly integrated into both development and client technical teams. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to forge a career within a growing and progressive software business.

The role will be based in one of our Sheffield, Edinburgh, Dunstable, or London offices with some travel to client locations around the UK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Consulting with SBS clients to plan and implement software changes, upgrades and new systems
  • System installation activities covering Oracle Database, Oracle Forms, JEE Application Servers Linux, UNIX and Microsoft Windows Server
  • Researching and designing software deployment processes introducing automation and documentation
  • Technical support, troubleshooting and performance tuning
  • Occasionally it may be necessary to work outside of office hours on system upgrade projects.


Candidate Profile

  • One or more years of hands-on experience implementing enterprise software
  • Ability to quickly gather requirements and design technical solutions
  • Stakeholder management skills including the ability to interface with clients
  • Keen to take ownership and resolve issues with a meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of DevOps, agile development, and operations support processes.

Technical Experience

Experienced in several of the following technical skillsets:

  • Deep technical background covering databases, operating systems, networking, application performance troubleshooting, load balancing, security hardening
  • Oracle DBA
  • UNIX, Linux and Windows Systems Administration
  • Cloud Platforms, specifically; AWS, Azure, Oracle
  • Networks (routing, firewalls, load balancers, DNS, etc.)
  • DevOps orchestration/IAC toolsets (e.g. Ansible, TerraForm)
  • Docker containers, Kubernetes, Openshift
  • Extract Transform Load (ETL) using PL/SQL
  • Programming Shell/PERL/Python/Java/SQL


By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme, an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, health cash plan, flexible working where possible, plus many more excellent benefits.

  • Placed on:Tue 1 October 2019
  • Location: Sheffield, Edinburgh, Dunstable, or London office locations

Sopra Banking UK

Office 1 The Square, 2 Broad Street West
S1 2BQ Sheffield
United Kingdom

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