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Technical Consultant

Company details

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 creating an inclusive culture where all our people can be themselves and succeed 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 confidential consumer credit check and DBS check. This is a straight forward credit check for CCJ’s, bankruptcy and a criminal record check, however if you wish to know more about what is or is not acceptable please ask our recruitment team.

Function

Sopra Banking Software require a client facing Technical Consultant to join our UK Technical Services team. The Technical Consultant will focus on implementing our retail banking products for one of our large Tier 1 Banking clients.
The role will be based in either our Sheffield or Edinburgh offices but would require regular on site presence in Edinburgh. Travel to customer sites is expensed.

The successful candidate will take ownership of technical project activities ensuring smooth delivery and deployment of all software. The Technical Consultant will gain a thorough understanding of the software technology stack from Research and Development colleagues and work directly with the client’s IT teams on implementation projects. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to forge a career within a growing and progressive software business.

Key Responsibilities

• Plan and implement software changes, upgrades and new systems
• Installation and operation in live, complex environments
• System installation, configuration and tuning
• Operating Systems, RDBMS, Web/App Servers
• Customer Incident Technical Support
• Troubleshooting and performance tuning
• Infrastructure Architecture Design for High Availability and Security
• Advising on portfolio and roadmap planning

Profile

The candidate:

To be a successful Technical Consultant it would be beneficial to have:

• 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 at several levels from technical to senior management
• Keen to take ownership and resolve issues with a meticulous attention to detail
• Written and verbal communication skills
• Knowledge of DevOps, agile development, and operations support processes.

Technical Experience

Experienced in several of the following technical skillsets:

• Technical background covering databases, operating systems, networking, application performance troubleshooting, load balancing, security hardening, cloud platforms
• Oracle DBA
• APIs and API Gateways
• Oracle Forms
• JEE Application Servers (Websphere preferred)
• UNIX, Linux and Windows
• Networking, Load Balancing and TLS
• Extract Transform Load (ETL) using PL/SQL
• Programming Shell/PERL/Python/Java/SQL

Offer

By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including a 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme (buy one get one free), an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, critical illness cover, a health cash plan, and an openness to discussing flexible working arrangements, plus many more excellent benefits.

Salary negotiable based on experience.

  • Placed on:Thu 5 December 2019
  • Location: Sheffield or Edinburgh

Sopra Banking UK

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

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