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We have contractors working through us on many of London’s most exciting digital and technology projects. Day rates vary from £350-£700 with durations of 3 to 12 months. Over the years we've created a superb Contracts Delivery Team with a seamless online timesheet and invoicing process. 
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Agile IOS Developer - Swift

London West/Central London
530pd
First Posted:
21 September 2018

We're looking for an exceptional agile iOS Developer (Swift) to join our well known media client based on site in Chiswick West London. You will be helping them develop exciting next generation iOS apps for mobile Video-on-Demand (VoD) and streaming video/Sports products. You will require strong agile TDD/BDD best practices and care about the code you write and have passion for creating the very best apps.This is a stimulating multi-disciplinary environment that will hopefully challenge your creative and developer skills as never before! With looking for someone with: * 3+ years of hardcore native iOS Development experience, in addition to a solid general software engineering background. * Deep knowledge of Swift as a language and at least a few years of production code Swift. * Experience building rich complex iOS applications for iPhone iPad and Apple TV (tvOS). * Reactive programming experience e.g. RxSwift, RxCocoa. * Experience of working as part of a cross functional Agile delivery team. * Embrace agile software engineering: BDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Pair Programming etc. * Design appreciation and experience working with UX/UI designers. * Having taken substantive apps from concept through to submission and the App Store. * Strong commitment to quality and an obsessive attention to detail. * Excellent communication skills. You'll be really comfortable in this role if you have: * Strong experience using dependency management & project setup using as CocoaPods, Carthage (and SPM). * Accustomed to using Databases (CoreData, Realm). * Experience with multi-threading and performance optimization. * Extensive knowledge of common iOS design patterns and best practices. * Experience with command line and source code management systems like GIT. * Experience in Protocol oriented programming as well as Object oriented programming. * Experience working with iOS frameworks (e.g. UIKit, auto layout). * Experience in AVFoundation. * Solid understanding of RESTful APIs. * Experience in writing unit tests using XCTest, Nimble, Quick etc. Desirable * Familiarity with CI environments and tools such as CircleCI, Travis, Fastlane * OTT/Video streaming experience. Personal * A track record of delivery, and getting things done. * Passionate about code quality and test coverage. * Perfectionist most of the time, Pragmatist when required. * Great communicator, always keen to discuss your ideas on a whiteboard. * Enjoy showing off your wares - we do regular showcases of our work. * Have fun doing what you do, and this rubs off on the rest of the team.

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Network & Security Engineer Juniper & F5

London West/Central London
400-410
First Posted:
13 September 2018

Juniper focussed Network Engineer / Network Security Engineer required - 6 month contract - West London based. Working Within a small Infrastructure Team responsible for enterprise network engineering and network security including detailed design, implementation and support mainly based on Juniper SRX and F5 platforms (LTM / GTM) but also other vendor equipment such as Checkpoint and Bluecoat. We are looking for JNCIS/CCNP Level ideally JNCIP (SEC). The successful candidate will be working alongside technology architects and key technology staff to assist in the lifecycle of new client services, from design and development, through to implementation and handover. Experience & Knowledge -Good experience in Juniper Enterprise Routing / Switching and especially strong knowledge of Juniper SRX firewalls - ideally qualified as JNCIP (SEC) -Good experience and strong knowledge of F5 (LTM/APM or similar) and RAS and ideally Bluecoat proxy -The candidate will need a minimum of 4 years experience in network / Network security and implementations in medium to enterprise scale networks. - A proven strong knowledge of Juniper technology is a necessity with experience in the deployment of complex security solutions in demanding and mission critical environments -Hands on security experience in a large, structured, multi vendor enterprise environment (Juniper but also other firewalls such as Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, Fortinet) -Good understanding of TCP/IP and networking technologies/protocols In specific OSPF, BGP, MPLS, L3VPN Network supporting systems like DNS, NTP -Experience of working in an ITIL controlled environment. -Strong clear communication skills are required to build Key Relationships with business stakeholders and Technical Managers and the Network Architects.

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Infrastructure Architect Windows AD, Visualisation, Storage..

London West/Central London
425pd
First Posted:
13 September 2018

Infrastructure Architect with expertise in design & deployment of Enterprise Active Directory, ADFS, Microsoft Cluster Solution architecture and other core enterprise infrastructure technologies with Windows infrastructure,, Virtualization (VMware, Hyper-V), NAS & SAN, SQL Server, SCCM and ideally some other Automation Tools / Configuration Management tools, ie design of Ansible, Kubernetes & Puppet, CLoud and Linux Integrationwould be an advantageous.This is contract role is based in West London for our client in the Broadcast Media Sector. Joining a team who are currently going through a global transformation of multiple architecture concepts to a single global unified infrastructure and architectural strategy, you will take ownership and be responsible for design and delivery of components of this strategy.Required experience in the following areas * Expertise in design of Active Directory, ADFS, Microsoft Cluster Solution architecture and Integration of core infrastructure technologies. * Good knowledge and understanding of Linux architecture & integration with Active Directory * Expertise in the design & deployment of VMware, Hyper-V and other Virtualization Technologies. * Basic knowledge in core enterprise network design & infrastructure. * Knowledge Application deployment architectures specifically System Centre Configuration Manager advantageous. * Experience with design of Ansible, Kubernetes & Puppet is advantageous. * System Centre Configuration Manager architecture & deployment. * Strong knowledge of storage hardware including NAS & SAN environments. * Experience in the design and deployment of public key infrastructure environments utilising the latest technologies. * Knowledge of architecture for privilege management and implementation across a large scale organisation. * Advanced knowledge and understanding of Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Security, SQL Server Reporting Services & SQL Server Integration Services. * Experience in deployment of all infrastructure systems. * Enterprise IT Lifecycle Management. * Understanding of IT Infrastructure recharging & cost management within an enterprise environment. * Ability to design and implement new systems * Advanced knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Security Practices including experience in the design of group policies, machine hardening & management. * Experience in TOGAF, Agile and waterfall are all advantages with experience in relevant consultancy and/or architecture roles. * Understanding and appreciation of a formalised service management approach (ITIL for example), including an understanding of incident, problem and change management * A very high standard of written and spoken English.

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Senior Software Engineer- serverless services (Java,C#,Go)

London West/Central London
£550-620
First Posted:
13 September 2018

Senior Software Engineer with strong experience in Java, C#, Go (Preferred) with experience in building serverless services running on GCP or AWS. This role is working for a well known media company in a team building systems to process large video and sports datasets in parallel on massive clusters for Video on Demand VoD/Streaming digital media services and involves the Design, develop, test, support and enhance web applications and backend systems. Required Qualifications and experience * Strong experience in software development working with Java, C#, Go (Preferred) * Experience in building serverless services running on GCP or AWS * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, a related technical field or equivalent practical experience. Additional preferred experience: * Experience in database design and other data storage solutions. * Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed. * Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively to non technical peopleResponsibilities * Design, develop, test, support and enhance web applications and backend systems. * Build systems to process large video and sports datasets in parallel on massive clusters. * Write and review technical documents, including design, development and revision. * Collaborate with Product and Engineering partners to enhance and integrate core platforms. * Collaborate with Operations Analysts to detect and prevent failures and automate all tasks and workflows

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Program manager - Information Security Projects

England All Locations
£475 per day
First Posted:
13 September 2018

Program manager - Security Projects - Up to £475 per day - Initial 6-month contractWe are currently looking for an experienced Program Manager to lead an important internal program for one of our broadcast and media clients in West London. The Program Manager will ensure that project goals are met, business expectations are fulfilled and that internal business relationships are handled in the best possible way within the scope of the Program. Job Responsibilities * Establish the program plan baseline: define the project's scope, secure the necessary resources and plans and monitor all activities. * You will be responsible for Program finances, financial monitoring and reporting. * Handle internal business, supplier and partner engagement. * Manage internal business relationships, building confidence and trust. * Ensure Program and project progress meetings and events are managed. * Participate in contract preparation and pre-sales meetings as required. * Simplify processes, methods and tools with creative ideas * One key project will be a Chip Security project where you will need knowledge of process, risks and impact of patching servers and other systems for security reasons Experience Needed * Minimum of 6 years' Security Project and Program Management experience. * Have led programs and preferable security programs (knowledge about security) * Experience managing/overseeing a program with multiple projects at company level. * Accountable for a program at company level. * Experience within the Broadcast & Media industry would be beneficial. * General IT and Physical Security knowledge is a must-have, to be successful in this position. * Technical/Network/Server OS knowledge; mitigating risks with the business for updating live servers/systems * Helps to be persistent, detailed and thorough - Great with senior business communication in order to reassure patching is needed and in their best interests Education Certification(s) in Program management.

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JavaScript/React Developer - Media Company - West London

London West/Central London
£00 - £550 per day
First Posted:
11 September 2018

JavaScript React Developer - Mass Media Company - West London - Up-to £550 per dayWe are currently looking for an Agile JavaScript (React) developer to join one of the world's largest mass media companies based in West London on an initial 6-month contract.The successful candidates will become an integral part of the team responsible for building a brand-new VOD/OTT Application. You will be involved in the whole lifecycle of the development, from concept and design, architecting the app to deployment and will need to have a passion for creating the very best web apps. You will be working within an agile, behavioural & test-driven development environment, following best practices and care about the code you write. The following technical skills will be essential for success; * Deep understanding of modern JavaScript frameworks (React.js) * Version Control - GIT, Github etc * TDD/Unit testing - Jasmine, Mocha, Jest or similar * Continuous integration - CircleCI and Jenkins * Solid front end skills - HTML5, CSS/SaSS, Ajax, JSON * Confident pair-programming with like-minded developersIt would also be highly beneficial to have a working knowledge of; * Back end technologies - Node.js, PHP, Java etc. * BDD (Cucumber.js) * Server-side rendering * Familiar with Unix/Linux command line * AWS e.g. ECS, CloudWatch, Terraform * Digital OTT or Video on Demand player experienceIf this sounds like you then please apply ASAP and we will be in touch!

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Insights and Analytics Manager with VoD OTT

London West/Central London
500pd
First Posted:
10 September 2018

We are currently seeking a Senior Insights and Analytics Manager who has previous experience of Adobe Analytics for OTT, VOD environments for measuring player metrics and monitoring video tracking and events etc. You would be working for an international Broadcast and Digital Media company based in West London.Required Skills/Experience:* Experience in an OTT, VOD environment* Experience measuring player metrics* Strong experience with Adobe Analytics / Audience Manager (and/or Omniture)* Strong experience of working with Tag Managers * Experience with monitoring video tracking and events, click and heatmaps, and other UX events * Work with UX to facilitate workshops and lead focus groupsDescription Key Responsibilities:* Plan, construct and implement the overall analytics and business intelligence strategy * Own the multiple implementations of Analytics and tracking across The websites and apps and manage end-to-end projects and roadmaps * Comprehensive and expert analysis of company statistics and data management * Collaborate with cross-departmental teams to develop a cohesive and comprehensive understanding of the key drivers of the business. * Discover and implement statistical models optimize business processes, and continuously identify new opportunities to leverage analytics to improve our sales and operations * Work with the Technology teams to deliver a stable and highly available reporting platforms * Conduct research and adopt best practices in establishing business analytics platforms, systems and approaches. * Recruit and lead a talented insights and analytics team * Provide insight and recommendations to the product team to improve conversion * Own and refine dashboards * Delivery of insight and observations to key stakeholders based on data sources * Own and conduct surveys, reviews, feedback and market research alongside UX teams * Ensure tagging events are accurate and data sets are complete * Analyse user journeys (Web/Mobile/TV) to understand customer behaviours and to provide insight and improvement ideas/recommendations * Implement any analysis projects and help lead A/B testing and provide feedback * Review user content engagement * Establish successful business relationships with stakeholders and be able to influence by using empirical data

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Full Stack PHP Developer - Contract - Video Game Company

England All Locations
£330 per day
First Posted:
5 September 2018

Full Stack PHP Developer - £330 per day - Central London - Gaming/Media Company * Long term rolling contract for the right person - if you've been in a permanent role and want to try contracting, this will be a good, secure first option * Work in Central London * Be part of a MarTec team who are transforming how they work - enabling you to become really strong in Agile, TDD, Pair Programming etc * Great working environment with good work/life balanceOur Video Game and Media client is looking for a PHP Developer to work on a number platforms within the Marketing and Technology teams which enable them to run online digital marketing campaigns, provide consumers with web apps and experiences as well as supporting games web sites and working on internal projects.You will need; * To be a full stack PHP web developer with experience working in a media or technology organisation and understanding online and social media trends and technologies along with domain management, HTML email delivery, web analytics and SEO * Great communication skills - you'll be work with and supporting digital agencies as well as internal teams * Good front end skills - HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and JS frameworks * Good back end skills - LAMP * Experience with frameworks such as Laravel / Symfony * An understanding of Kanban / Agile delivery approaches and a desire to work in an Agile environment using TDD and doing peer reviews and pair programming * Experience with code repositories/versioning - Git / GitHub / GitLab / Webistrano / CapistranoGit * Experience in Continuous Integration (CI) Continuous Deployment (CD)To find out more about this opportunity, the team you'd be working with and the company, please send us a copy of you latest CV and we'll get back to you ASAP.

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Native App Developer - iOS, MacOS - Accessibility

London West/Central London
£500 - £530 per day
First Posted:
27 August 2018

Native App Developer - iOS, macOS - AccessibilityRolling 3 month contract - West London - up to £530 per dayClient: Global consumer electronicsAre you passionate about building apps that everyone can use, regardless of ability? Would you enjoy working on a team whose role is to support, advise and shape how apps are built, helping to make more applications accessible to more people? If so, then this role could be the perfect opportunity for you.This is a varied role, where you'll be working with global teams. You will 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, representing the team positively and effectively at all times.You'll need to be technically astute to consult and support with diverse teams and to help them ensure the best outputs, so we are looking for: * Excellent programming skills - particularly Objective C and/or Swift * Good knowledge of UIKit and AppKit * An understanding of accessibility features across Apple products * Knowledge of testing using assistive technologies such as VoiceOver and Switch control (if no commercial experience using these tools, you will need demonstrate your willingness to learn and provide examples of this) * Familiarity with project management methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall * Excellent communication skillsIf this role sounds like a good fit for you and you'd like to find out more about the company, the team and the work, then please send us a copy of your latest CV and we'll be in touch to discuss further.

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Digital Business Analyst - £360 per day - Central London

London All London
£360 per day
First Posted:
6 August 2018

Digital Business Analyst - Global E-Commerce Company - Central London - 6 month rolling contract - £360 per dayWe're currently looking for a Digital Business Analyst to work for a global video game and digital entertainment company based in Central London, on an initial 6 month rolling contract. Great opportunity if you're in a perm role and want to move into a full-time contracting role.Working within the Agile digital transformation team, alongside the Digital Product Manager, you'll be responsible for a range of business-critical digital projects.Key responsibilities: * Full digital project lifecycle from concept through to delivery. * Impact analysis including feasibility, costs and benefits calculation. * Collaboration across the business - marketing, creative and technology. * Business process and user journey mapping. * Advocate of user experience principles and go-to person for questions from the team on UX. * General BA duties including Functional and Non-Functional requirements. * Support end users in adopting functional changes (e.g. training and documentation).Key skills: * Solid experience on complex digital projects, as either a Business or Technical Analyst, where implementing best in class user experience for high profile consumer facing websites. * An understanding of digital environments, including consumer, business intelligence and content management systems, as well as integration and work flow tools. * Experience working with Agile teams. * Experienced in developing user stories, prioritising and capturing acceptance criteria. * Experienced in supporting system, integration and UAT.This is a great company to progress your contracting career so if you feel you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply asap.

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