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Job Purpose:
Systems Infrastructure Engineer required to join a Private Wealth Management on a long term contract basis. The role holder will be involved in project work and will provide support to the Senior Systems Infrastructure Engineer. The role holder will also be required to provide third party support to the other IT Systems departments as well as maintaining and building relationships with other departments and third party service providers.

Key Responsibilities:
Maintain the operational status of the IT infrastructure whilst establishing and implementing continuous improvements.
Provide monitoring, optimisation, tuning, capacity planning, testing and maintenance of designated services.
Act as a 3rd line support offering a point of reference and Provide technical expertise to the IT Service Desk and IT Systems organisation ensuring high levels of client satisfaction is achieved. This will be with particular focus on hardware & associated infrastructure configuration recommendations, as per company standards.
Assist with the delivery of sanctioned projects in a cost effective manner, working with the team of IT resources. (both internal and external).
Assist in the planning and design of systems upgrades and improvement plans (internally and externally supported) by implementing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements for hardware and software.
Maintain the data backup and recovery plans and provide IT business continuity and disaster recovery services. This will include Co-ordinating regular recoveries of business critical services adhering to the Businesses Continuity Policy.
Management of incidents, problems, changes and releases as required.
Maintain and build relationships with third party suppliers involved in the delivery of improvement plans /projects & where necessary with adherence to relevant Service Level Agreements in order to ensure agreed targets and standards.
Assist in the definition, development and implementation of company's information technology and telecommunication system policies, procedures and standards across all technical platforms.
Identify and Research IT infrastructure improvements / projects in line with business requirements.

Skills & Experience:
Highly motivated with a minimum of three years in a Systems Infrastructure role.
Experience in managing/maintaining complex and Business Critical infrastructure systems:
- Enterprise Level Storage Systems
- Enterprise Wide Network Switching and Routing
- Enterprise Level Anti-Virus
- Enterprise Telephony Solutions
- Enterprise Security Gateways/Appliances
Extensive knowledge of technical and operational procedures and processes that are in place within the Systems Department.
Effective time manager able to take responsibility for organising and prioritising workloads and delivering to tight deadlines.

Hours & Benefits:
Structured working pattern- core business hours, excellent rates of pay- market competitive, based in central Douglas.

Job Purpose:
IT Support professional required to join an established Wholesale and Distribution group on an initial temporary basis as an IT Support and Operations Administrator. The role holder will be responsible for Working as part of a team providing first & second line support for internal and remote users. This will involve working a shift pattern to provide essential cover from Monday to Friday 0900 - 1700. Responsibilities for specified IT systems as agreed with management, including support for hardware, systems software, applications and telephony services.

Key Responsibilities:
To assist in maintaining and supporting every aspect of the IT infrastructure for its day to day operations.
Ensuring Start/ End of Day and Operational procedures are completed, as part of shift pattern.
Checking for any out of tolerance errors and recording, resolving correctly and escalating if needed. This includes that backups for all systems have been successful.
Efficient operation and management of Users' Network resources, PC/Network/Communications systems and software requiring a proactive approach to finding opportunities before they emerge as potential problems.

Skills & Experience:
Thorough knowledge of Windows XP and Microsoft Office products.
A working knowledge of Windows Sever 2003 and Active Directory would be an advantage.
Knowledge of IT security principles (Server, Networking etc).
Technical expertise relating to the installation of user IT hardware, [workstations, printers etc] and other related IT product.
A knowledge of Vmware, Storage Area Networks and Networking would be an advantage.
Telephone System - support / administration. Good knowledge of Excel and advanced formulas.
Understanding of database structures and reporting principles.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive rates of pay, shift based working pattern required to cover core support times, parking on site.

Job Purpose:
Experienced Systems Developer required to join an established Financial Group on a long term contract basis. The successful candidate must have a proven track record in a similar role as well as having strong technical knowledge of .Net and or C# functions.

Key Responsibilities:
Undertake the following elements of the systems development processes; programming, system testing, acceptance testing support and implementation.
Contribute to the processes of system design and technical specification.
Participate in the provision of regular support of the application systems and underlying information technology infrastructure to provide agreed availability, reliability and performance. Also undertake the operation of regular system batch and housekeeping processes so as to complete all such tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
Provide input into the development, improvement and implementation of effective methods and procedures relating to the systems development aspects of the overall systems development lifecycle. Contribute to improving methods and the provision of services throughout the Information Systems Department.
Obtain and maintain a strong knowledge of the technical structure and operation of key business systems. Also maintain an appreciation of business objectives, practices and regulatory requirements relevant to the company business and apply this knowledge to ensure the delivery of business focused systems.
Develop and maintain a good level of technical knowledge relating to software products and system development methods currently in use within the Company and keep abreast of current and future developments in these areas that could be beneficially employed in the future.

Skills & Experience:
Minimum of two years' experience in relevant systems development technology.
General knowledge of all aspects of information technology infrastructure hardware and software and an appreciation of current developments in information systems.
VB6 - Good visual basic skills
.NET - VB.Net and or C#
SQL - Good SQL, more specifically SQL server 2008, skills
HTML
JavaScript
VBScript
ASP.NET and ASP
Knowledge of IIS (Internet Information Services) or AIA and Oracle

Hours & Benefits:
Structured working pattern- core business hours, excellent rates of pay- market competitive, based central Douglas.

Job Purpose:
Multiple opportunities for experience Software Tester's to join an established and further growing Financial Group on a long term contract basis. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring that new and amended systems, configurations, packages, or services, together with any interfaces, perform as specified and that the risks associated with deployment are adequately understood and documented. The System tester plays an essential role in managing the risks associated with IT systems, which include financial and reputational risk.

Key Responsibilities:
The planning, design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conforming to agreed process standards and industry specific regulations.
Engineering, using and maintaining test ware (test cases, test scripts, test reports, test plans, etc.) to measure and improve the quality of the software being tested.
Defines test conditions for given requirements.
Design test cases and creates test scripts and supporting data, working to the specifications provided.
Interprets, execute and record test cases in accordance with project test plans.
Analyses and reports test activities and results. Identifies and reports issues and risks.

Skills & Experience:
A minimum of 1 years experience in a Software Tester role.
Educated to a bachelor degree level or hold a relevant professional qualification or extensive relevant experience in career history.
Good problem solving skills in order to resolve issues quickly and effectively.
Proven ability to meet individual targets and goals with accurate results.

Hours & Benefits:
Structured working pattern- core business hours, excellent rates of pay- market competitive, based in central Douglas.

Job Purpose:
Business Analysts to join an established Life Assurance Organisation on a long term contract basis as part of a migration project team.

Key Responsibilities:
To play a key role in the methodical investigation, analysis, review and documentation of all business functions and processes, the information used and the data on which the information is based.
The definition of requirements for improving processes and systems, reducing their costs, enhancing their sustainability, and the quantification of potential business benefits.
The collaborative creation and iteration of viable specifications and acceptance criteria in preparation for the deployment of information and communication systems.

Skills & Experience:
A proven track record in a similar BA role.
Business Analysis or Testing Qualifications, e.g. ISEB or IIBA is highly desirable.
In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint).
Testing/Analytical skills.
Systematic and logical.
Good problem solving skills in order to resolve issues quickly and effectively.
Ability to meet individual targets and goals with accurate results.
Experience of formal system analysis and design methodologies.
Basic SQL Skills.
Ability to produce effective solutions to complex problems.
Data Analysis Skills.
Functional Specification Skills - ability to translate business requirements into detail functional requirements that can be used for the development of new software.

Hours & Benefits:
Excellent rate of pay- market competitive, full time working pattern- core business hours, central Douglas based.

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