Technical IT Engineer

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Technical IT Engineer




Ref: E3141NL

Job Description

My Financial Services client is looking for a Software Engineer based in Cork

The Software Engineer will be responsible for all technical aspects as they relate to the specific team to which they are assigned, including providing support and guidance for technical changes, undertaking necessary research into new and emerging technologies assessing how they can influence and change the technology direction for the team.

In addition, the Software Engineer will work closely with project teams to ensure that solutions are fit for purpose and best in class meeting key commercial and strategic initiatives within the company.

Accountabilities for your role

  • Develop and maintain an environment of innovation and continuous improvement, focusing on quality, cost reduction and process development.
  • Support the IT Management team in implementing changes in processes and systems to deliver productivity and service improvements.
  • Gain credibility and establish good working relationships with the business, other teams within IT, Group IT / IT Services and 3rd parties.
  • Early engagement with Analysis & Development functions to facilitate automated testing Main Activities
  • Maintain and improve our service quality and standards in the Testing area.
  • Championing continued use, support and expansion of automation for testing activities
  • Dealing professionally with testing and technical issues when they arise.
  • Capable of evaluating and recommending new testing tools for different channels
  • Capable of mentoring / training others in Automation and other technical matters
  • Periodic reporting on use of Automation and other technical improvements in Testing
  • Active engagement with IT Architecture function through CAGE involvement

Technical Competences for your Role

  • Experience of working with IT teams preferably in a financial / regulated environment
  • Knowledge of other mainframe, Client Server Systems and integration channels including API
  • 3rd Level qualification ideally in IT related discipline ISEB Qualified, JIRA and SQL Certified qualification(s)
  • Proven Technical track record of Testing and Automation

Extensive Knowledge and experience of the following will be of distinct advantage

  • JIRA Administration and Customisation
  • MI, New Projects & New teams
  • Automation Administration, Configuration and Expansion

o Selenium for web based automation

o DiffPDF tool for Documentation comparison

o Java based API automation

  • QA Environment Maintenance

o Wi-fi solution for mobile  and tablet

o Integration with other teams / tools

  • Working knowledge of system development / architectural / technology frameworks
  • Demonstrable detailed knowledge of IT processes, procedures and standards

Further Expected Knowledge & Skills

  • 5 Years + IT Technical Experience in Testing or Development capacity
  • Knowledge of IT processes, procedures and standards
  • Very strong PC skills with a knowledge of MS Office products
  • A desire to develop IT Technical competency through training and education
  • Experience planning, organising and prioritising work in a busy working environment
  • Demonstrate positive experience of fostering change through further automation and adoption of new ways of working improving efficiency and effectiveness

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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