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MacOS Engineer - 3 month rolling contract - £500-530 per day - West LondonJob Description: We are looking for an MacOS Engineer / Consultant to work for a global e-commerce company at their UK Headquarters in West London.The successful candidate will be well versed in application development environments (such as Cocoa). The role will involve working closely with many teams simultaneously, and ensuring the best output from each team.Key Qualifications * Excellent programmer with experience in Swift and / or Objective-C * Excellent knowledge of AppKit * Understanding of Accessibility APIs, the OS X Accessibility Model and NSAccessibility protocol * Understanding of how people with disabilities use macOS * First-hand experience in testing with assistive technologies, e.g. VoiceOver, Switch Control * Familiarity with accessibility features on macOS * Familiarity with project management methodologies such as waterfall and agile * Past engineering experienceDescriptionIn this position you may be required to audit existing solutions, work with teams throughout the entire lifecycle of a project on new features and solutions, liaise and co-ordinate with various functions, and represent the team positively and effectively at all times.You will be a pragmatic and charismatic individual, able to push for the best results whilst also maintaining excellent relationships with all those you work with. Successful candidates must be fast learners, capable to adapt and adhere to internal guidelines and processes, and work under tight deadlines with teams spread around the globe. Previous industry experience with an emphasis on accessibility is essential.EducationBachelors degree or equivalent experience.Additional RequirementsUnderstanding of SEO principles will be a significant advantage, as well as experience with web technologies and guidelines.READ MORE
Product Manager - 6 Month Contract - West LondonI'm currently looking for an experienced Product Manager/Lead to join one of the UK and Europe's largest media and entertainment companies based in West London on Maternity cover.The team is part of the wider Group Product department. You'll get to work side-by-side with team members responsible for defining and delivering the next wave of functionality in the UK, Germany & Italy on all VOD and Digital Content Apps on PC, Mac, games consoles, tablets and phones, and their VR mobile app.Key ResponsibilitiesReporting directly to the Head of Product, you will take features from ideation to launch, getting involved in everything from sketching and story mapping sessions, to roadmap planning and budget management.This is a chance to truly lead the direction of the entire app experience, working with content and commercial teams and with product teams based in Germany and Italy. You will be the subject matter expert for this mobile app/product in particular and be the go-to person within the business.Must have experience; * Experience working with and influencing teams of developers and designers within an Agile environment. * Experience leading overall Product Management on at least one mobile app. * Have demonstrable experience of improving products through testing and analysis, qualitative and quantitative customer research, analysis and research. * Digital consumer experience from early ideation through to launch, and then managing and developing them. * Experience owning the product experience, leading definition & design for visually-rich consumer experiences and providing on-going management of them. * Highly advantageous to have worked with a digital product aimed at younger audiences i.e. video, gaming and entertainment apps for children.Happy to talk flexible workingIf you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.READ MORE
DevOps Engineer - 6 Months - West London - £480-£535 per dayWe are currently looking for an experienced, proactive and dynamic DevOps Engineer to assist our mass media and broadcast client's Development Team to design and build their mainly Docker based platform, build convenience scripts for application deployment and support, integrate monitoring solutions and liaise with the core DevOps Team. Experience of Linux based DevOps engineering using Docker and Jenkins Continualisation is a must have.Key Responsibilities: * Become proficient in all deployment, troubleshooting, support, design, and technical areas for the Development team. You should aspire to be the "go to" person for any technical requirement. * Assist in the design, implementation, and support all development, QA, and pre-production integration environments. This includes providing application build out with "best practice" guidelines, granting access to individuals, application deployment support, and application troubleshooting. * Be proactive developing deployment tools, application monitoring and support convenience tools for the Development Team to use during on-call team support (based upon a rotation rota). * Mentoring and training Development team on Docker and Kubernetes practices and support techniques. * Developing monitoring, support and housekeeping scripts, creating backup and replication strategies and mentor the Development Team to a level necessary to provide on-call support * You must have hands-on extensive experience with Docker Containerisation as well as Terraform. * It would be beneficial if you have had exposure to and experience with Kubernetes and Mesosphere (DC/OS). You will have: * At least 2 years' DevOps experience in a large organisation. * Experience working in an Agile environment. * Demonstrable experience with Docker and familiar with immutable infrastructure concepts. * Working knowledge of deployment frameworks such as Jenkins, monitoring frameworks like Prometheus, Grafana, Icinga or Nagios and code repositories such as Git. * Comfortable working with Linux operating systems (e.g. CentOS, Red Hat, Ubuntu). * Understand inter-process communication, devices and device drivers, file system concepts, permissions, inodes, symlinks, clustering and logical partitions. * Solid experience managing load balancers. (SteelApp preferred) * Experience with MongoDB, ActiveMQ, MySQL/Galera highly desireable. * Good skills in programming languages such as bash, python or Go. * Demonstrable communications, presentation, and negotiating skills are a must to advocate for DevOps and reliability concepts within a development team.READ MORE
Senior Digital Product Manager OTT Video Media/Sport sector, specifically looking for some strong experience of Transactional and Commerce payment Systems,Senior Digital Product Manager, for a high profile international Broadcast and Digital Media company, developing market leading digital products in the video space. We are looking for demonstrable experience of web, mobile/tablet or OTT product development, specifically looking for some strong experience of Transactional and Commerce payment Systems. Need candidates with specific relevant D2C experience of commerce engines and other payment technologies in e-commerce environments. Looking for strong experience of purchase funnel optimisation - MVT, CRO, Growth Hacking. Ideal to have candidates with experience of large scale complex platform migrations. Does not need to be from sports backgroundWorking closely with product, development, editorial, advertising and marketing teams to deliver against a product strategy and roadmap, engaging and growing audiences on video focused properties.Key Requirements: * Proven experience in product development & technology in a video, media or sport setting. * Track record of developing market leading products, preferably in the video space. * Demonstrable experience of web, mobile/tablet or OTT product development. * Experience of using analytical tools to increase traffic to digital properties. * Experience with Commerce Engines (e.g. Magento, CSG Ascendon, Shopify), Payment Providers (e.g. Ingenico, Adyen) and Identity Management Systems (e.g. Okta, ForgeRock) * Knowledge and understanding of Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO) & Multivariate Testing (MVT) across marketing/purchase funnels * D2C experience of commerce engines and other payment technologies in e-commerce environments. * Looking for strong experience of purchase funnel optimisation - MVT, CRO, Growth Hacking. Ideal to have candidates with experience of large scale complex platform migrations. * Excellent written and oral communication. Able to write and present to non-digitally savvy audiences * Knowledge and understanding of Agile product development practices. * Excellent decision making and judgment. * Experience of stakeholder management. * Able to apply sound judgment to make decisions in line overall development strategy and process. * A passion for Sport and/or a good understanding of the media and sport industries (nice to have). * Candidates should demonstrate experience of some or all of the following domain areas: * Analytics and reporting tools and systems, and driving best practice use in a product organisation, ensuring products are designed and delivered to support a data-driven culture. Key Responsibilities: * Lead product teams to success, transcending reporting lines while generating a strong team culture. * Manage product roadmap for one or more areas, getting internal consensus and incorporating feedback from a range of sources to ensure the right features are delivered at the right time. * Work with user-experience experts to ensure best-in-class products. * Contribute to the delivery of high-quality products as perceived by the end user, measured against satisfaction metrics. * Prioritise and effectively management development time to maximize return on investment. * Ensure complex business needs are documented and reflected in product roadmaps and in the resulting products. * Provide strong team leadership. * Work successfully within a milestone-driven environment, utilizing standardized product development processes. * Contribute to on-time, on-budget delivery of products. These will be video focused properties across a multi-device environment spanning mobile, web, smart TV, OTT devices, tablets, game machines and computers.READ MORE
AEM Developer - Global publishing company based in West London are looking for an AEM Developer with hands on development skills but also some architect capability.The current solutions heavily utilise's bespoke Adobe Asset Management DAM so ideally you will have good experience with Adobe Asset. It is one of the largest AEM Assets and is a Global repository for content supplied by more than 28 countries. The client is currently undergoing an upgrade to 6.4 and they are looking for an AEM developer to to help them leverage the new functionality that will become available. This includes Automatic Tagging / Adobe Sensei - a unified AI and machine learning framework.We are looking for a brilliant, above-the-average Senior AEM Developer that is able to understand and embrace the technical complexity of our solution and help us design and develop stable, effective solutions and be part of the development and release cycle, with an hands-on approach on solving challenges and working together with the best Adobe AEM developers and consultants in EMEA who are working with us on the project.Skill-set:- Hands-on Java, Sling, OSGi, AEM development- Experience with Adobe AEM 5.x and 6.x is a must- Working knowledge of Apache Lucene indexing with AEM- Preferably some previous experience with AEM Assets- Embracing Agile methodologies (Scrum / Kanban)- Version control systems (Git)- Experience with Adobe software (InDesign, Photoshop) desirableREAD MORE
Full stack Java Developer (React.js) - Central London - 6 month contract - £400-£425 per dayA global entertainment brand, with UK offices in Central London, is looking for an Agile focused developer to join their team where you will be working on new features to their internal systems as well as customer facing EMEA e-commerce web sites. Because of the diversity of the projects, they need a developer who is passionate about Agile and TDD, who is used to working in similar teams and who has development experience in both Java and React. The skills listed below will give you an idea of the environment but what will be important, is that you are happy and eager to learn even if that means that sometimes you might feel you have been thrown in at the deep end!Skills and Experience:* Java - (SCJP certified preferred) * React.js * Developing web applications; across all tiers (front end, web, business and database) .* Developing cloud based applications deployed on AWS * Open Source frameworks/Tools * MySQL database. * Micro-service based approach to development * Agile environment with TDD. * CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, SonarQube * HTML/CSS * OOAD best practises * Test automation of services and functionality - Selenium, SoapUI Pro etc.. * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, should be able to articulate point of view clearly to convince team members. * Aptitude to learn new technologies with training.If you have a mix of the skills above and keen to work on both back and front end projects, then please apply ASAP. First stage telephone interviews are being scheduled now!READ MORE
Adobe Analytics Technical Implementation Analyst Consultant Our Media client based in West London are looking for a technical implementation analyst to join a growing analytics team that have multiple large websites and apps delivering VOD in multiple markets. This role will work primarily with the product team to ensure all on going development work contains analytics. As well as the work with product this role will also maintain and improve the adobe analytics admin set up via DTM and other adobe features. Skills Required : Strong Adobe analytics experience Analytics implementations, including adobe implementation Familiarity with writing analytics documentation for dev and product Experience with tag management Use of Jira, confluence and other project management tools Other relevant skills, google analytics, Vod experienceThe role will include: Analytics implementation QA via tools like Fiddler and Charles Maintain confluence and the analytics tech specs Work with products jira to ensure all features have this consideration Maintaining Analytics tech specs Update and maintain the tag managementREAD MORE
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