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Title Senior Solutions Architect
Salary £50,000 to £60,000pa
Location London
Job Information

The Role

The Senior Solution Architect is responsible for designing and implementing scalable systems that meet the business requirements and helping ensure the same are delivered within the agreed timescales and budgets.  As such, you must be a highly experienced solution architect, able to gather detailed requirements from users, produce functional requirements documentation, whilst working with development resources to ensure that requirements are achievable.  Re-engineering business processes is also highly desirable.

An understanding of business needs is essential but with the ability to understand related technical issues to design appropriate solutions.  The ability to translate business language into technical language as the go between from the end users to the developers is crucial.

You will need to be able to challenge requirements through detailed analysis and questioning and deep dives, to ensure a thorough understanding of the problem to be solved, in order to determine the correct solutions.

This is a hands-on role where you will be expected to carry out requirements workshops, work closely with users, review test scripts and assist with functional and user acceptance testing and train users.

You must be able to manage users at all levels, ensure expectations are realistic and help to identify, understand and implement steps to mitigate risks to projects and find the right balance between the ideal world and the real business needs.

You will be working with the in-house development resources, contractors and 3rd party suppliers, including offshore resource.  You may also need to collaborate with the in-house shared service centre team who provide the IT infrastructure.  You will be a key point of contact within the team for senior management, stakeholders and key users.

You may also be involved in reviewing supplier proposals and evaluating 3rd party solutions, including and supplier selection and negotiation from time to time.

You will initially be working on the company’s business transformation programme which focuses on data automation.  This is a significant investment for the company’s business and the scope of work includes automating a large array of disparate data sources to turn it into readily available, easily digestible information for the companys’ clients.

Team Department/Profile

Technology is at the heart of our business.  Every business function within company, depends on reliable systems to manage existing client relationships efficiently and effectively and to help win new business. We are creating leading edge systems to manage and make sense of the ever increasing volumes of data, to optimise and improve ROI audience targeted media buying, as well as improve internal efficiencies.

The role sits within the Data Sciences practice.  You will work closely with the other company practices and teams across the business, with some client facing involvement from time to time.

This is a fun, friendly and dynamic environment to work in, but the ability to work under pressure, work on multiple projects at the same time and to tight deadlines is essential.  You must be self-motivated and able to work easily and collaboratively with others.  An understanding of the media industry and data is highly desirable but not essential.

Experience Required

The following skills are essential for this role:

  • At least 5 years of experience in business analysis roles, with a focus on web based, data driven and BI applications
  • Working with end users and stakeholders to accurately capture requirements and manage expectations
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies, including daily scrums, sprint planning and release control
  • Documenting functional requirement specifications
  • Drawing up cost and timeline proposals for solutions
  • Good understanding of ETL, data ingestion, cleansing, harmonisation and data governance
  • Good understanding of BI layer
  • Liaising with developers, web designers, project managers and testers, including both in-house and offshore resources, to ensure everyone has a clear understanding of the requirements
  • Knowledge of media buying systems, competitive data providers, ad-servers, DSPs, web analytics tools, content verification tools, etc
  • Reviewing project plans to validate everything is correctly identified
  • Reviewing test scripts to validate they correctly reflect the required application functionality and performance criteria
  • Understanding of good UI/user experience principles
  • Conducting systems training to end users
  • Competent in MS Project, Visio, Excel, Word, JIRA and TFS
  • General understanding of SQL databases, design and ability to write SQL queries
  • General understanding of web application development
  • Must be an articulate, strong, confident communicator, able to work under pressure, juggle multiple projects and manage demanding challenges
  • Any experience of working in the media industry

Highly desirable, but not essential skills are:

  • Evaluating 3rd party solutions and supplier proposals
  • Experience of analysing business processes and re-engineering to introduce efficiencies

If you feel you are an ideal candidate for this opportunity, please apply now with you latest CV!


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Title Data Specialist
Salary Up to £49,000 for a 4 day week
Job Information

A leading charity are looking for an experienced individual who can take ownership of a new data project within their organisation.

You will have great interpersonal skills to both understand the needs of end users of systems, but also to appreciate the strategic requirements of their data and help drive the data related ambitions of our organisation.

This is a fixed-term contract role (12 months with the potential to extend) which would suit a business analyst or someone who has worked at a senior level on data projects. You should have an appetite to lead and create a platform which has real impact within an organisation embracing change. Experience of data management solutions is essential as this is the experience gap they are looking to fill.

We believe this will be appealing to an individual with the experience we are lacking, but who requires the flexibility of a 3, 4 or even 5 day working week and occasional working from home. This role is also available as a 5 day a week position.

Role Purpose

The organisation needs to become a data rich and data savvy organisation to help develop their value and credibility through their data analysis and insights.

The purpose of this role is to take ownership and drive the development of organisation’s data management. This will involve creating and implementing a strategy relating to better use of existing data held, plus identifying data they need to be collecting and exploiting in the future to substantiate their impact.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take the lead role in understanding the value of the data they currently hold, what data they need to be collecting and how they make better use of it all, for organisational development and to create commercial opportunities.
  • Collaborate across the organisation to leverage data sources for insights and impact reporting.
  • Understand the system requirements of their national events cycle in order to scope, cost and source a suitable supplier to build and manage a system for these needs. This will include:
    • Competitor online registration
    • Online marking system
    • FTP functionality/ File storage
    • Online tests
    • Forum functionality for training managers
    • Reporting facility
  • Research, scope and implement a CRM system which meets the current needs of the organisation. Work with Marketing and Commercial Development teams to ensure the solution will be fit for purpose and have buy in from all parties.
  • Take a lead role internally (with support from an external supplier) to project manage the actions required to ensure the organisations activities are GDPR compliant, and to lead on all areas of data governance.
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Title PHP Full Stack Developer
Salary Up to £55,000pa
Location Waterloo, London
Job Information

As SaaS company are looking for a Full Stack Senior PHP Engineer to join their professional, dynamic and fun team based in South West London and looking to move to Waterloo around the New Year. You will be passionate about development and enthusiastic about web technologies. If you are willing and able to be an all-round developer then this could be the job for you.

The Role
You will be required to do application and website development from the ground up taking care of all aspects of backend development. Your normal week will consist of working on multiple projects, including the company’s core products and one-off projects along with helping with the day-to-day assistance and guidance of the other developers.

My client would like for someone who will grow into the role and eventually take over leading the department and pushing the company forward on the technological front.

The team works directly with clients with the objective to deliver support and improvement for them on an ongoing basis. You will therefore be well presented and a good communicator. You’ll be professional in your communications with internal and external contacts, and will be able to report accurately to the department lead to advise of task and project progress.

– Research and Development for company products
– Roadmap planning and planning for upcoming work / releases
– Custom development projects
– Writing, reviewing and organising technical documentation in the company handbook
– Day-to-day team support across Development and Production
– Technical calls
– Reviewing project briefs
– Meeting and communicating with customers, partners and suppliers for technical solutions
– Write and review the technical aspects of pitches
– Out of hours critical website / server issues
– Implement and enforce best practices / code practices and testing processes across technical – Assisting top level management with technical questions and documentation
– Support tickets

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:
– Minimum of 5 years work experience
– High level skills in PHP5
– OO coding principles
– Experience working with RESTful APIs and Web Services
– WordPress experience (theme and plugin development)
– Professional experience building data driven websites and web applications
– Design and optimisation of MySQL databases and complex queries – Framework experience (Zend, Zend2, Phalcon, Laravel, Symfony, Symfony 2, Doctrine)
– Experience in working with high traffic websites
– Experience leading teams – Knowledge of CMSs (WordPress, Drupal or others)
– Git management and deployment
– CSS3 & HTML5
– OO JavaScript (ES6, Node, Gulp, AJAX)
– Linux server environment (CentOS / RHEL / Amazon Linux, Ubuntu / Debian)
– Linux configuration and management
– Fluent in English
– Ability to work to tight deadlines and a willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty

Nice to haves:
– AWS experience
– PHP7
– Frontend frameworks (Angular, Angular2, Vue, React etc)
– WP Engine experience
Apply now with your latest CV for this great opportunity to jobs@rockitrecruitment.co.uk

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Title UI Developer – Start-Up – London & Home based
Salary £45,000 to £50,000
Location Farringdon & Home
Job Information

An exciting Data Governance start-up an exciting startup with a great culture, ground breaking technology and high focus on independence and personal growth have been working on a ground breaking software product which is now approaching market-readiness.

They now building a series of web-based Enterprise Applications to take to market and are now looking for a UI Developer to join their team.

That makes right now a very exciting time to join this start-up that’s just about to go on a fantastic journey. No mistake; it’s going to take hard work, clever people and real dedication, but it’ll be worth it, especially for those joining early on.

The company offers flexibility, so although we will expect a certain degree of attendance in the Farringdon office (around 3 days a week) they are very flexible around how people feel they like to get their work done. If that means If you need to pop out early for the school run and get back to work afterwards, that’s just fine. As long as the job gets done!

Also; because it’s so early on, there’s a real focus on not pigeon-holing people. So if you have interest in being exposed to other parts of the business (e.g. marketing, product management, services, etc.), you are very welcome to help out wherever you want. This opportunity offers great learning and personal development prospects!

The software platform is a cutting edge Information Governance solution which helps clients manage their Unstructured Data using a combination of AI capabilities (Supervised Machine Learning, Unsupervised Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Pattern Recognition and more).  

Required Skills:

The UI Developer will be responsible for leading the development of applications based on existing designs. They will also focus on interpreting client requirements and liaising with Osprey API developers to achieve applications which are user friendly, cutting edge and efficient within a heavy usage (cloud) environment. 

We are looking for someone with strong communication skills, who can apply their experience in delivering client-focused Enterprise Applications and has 3+ years experience delivering enterprise grade web-applications. 

 ·         HTML5

·         JQuery

·         D3.js

·         Angular / Angular 2

·         JSON

·         XML

Experience or understanding of Java development is also beneficial but not required.

This is an exciting chance to join a start-up in a rapidly emerging field, with high focus on personal learning and growth. The company promotes the ability to learn skills beyond your role and a high degree of flexibility.

Remuneration is in the region of £45k – £50k, 3 days a week in the office and stock options. The company is an early stage startup, so this is a great time to join the team! Apply now with your latest CV.

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Title .NET Developer – Market Leading Company
Salary £30,000 – £35,000 pa
Location Stratford-upon-Avon
Job Information

.NET Developer – Stratford-upon-Avon – market leading company

A market leading company based in Stratford Upon Avon have an immediate requirement for a .NET Developer with at least 3 years’ experience to include process and procedural development to design and build in house applications.

Key Skills/ Experience:

  • VB.NET / C# (at least 3 years commercial experience)
  • Advanced SQL
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • OOP
  • Testing skills
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy
  • N-Tier application development and Software Patterns


  • Visual Studio and TFS (Team Foundation Server)
  • DevExpress
  • Access
  • Sage 200

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading company. If you feel you are an ideal candidate for this position apply now with your latest CV.


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Title Lead .Net C# Software Developer / Architect
Salary £50,000 – £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Location Brentwood, Essex
Job Information

Excellent opportunity to take the lead in new software development for an existing product in C# .Net!

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior .Net,C# Software Developer to take the lead in developing the company’s existing software in .Net, C#. You will work within the development team to define and implement product technical requirements and architecture ensuring that best practices are followed. Ultimately, you will lead the development of .NET, design and code C# components for the product, provide technical assistance on .NET to all relevant staff and research new technologies to keep up to date with the latest technology trends to ensure the product remains relevant.

Key Skills

*Flexible ‘can do’, solution oriented attitude willing to get your hands ‘dirty’!
*A degree in a technical science (e.g. Maths, Engineering, Computer Science) or similar is highly
*Strong analytical skills
*Attention to detail
*3+ years as a C# developer
*3+ years’ experience of software architecture and design patterns
*3+ years’ experience of a SQL database
*Experience of ASP and MVC for web development
*Excellent teamwork skills
*Ability to work under own initiative
*Enjoys working in a small company environment
*Documentation of design and procedures
*Good imagination for technical innovations
*Strong and organised personality
*Delivery focused and able to work to deadlines

The Company

This is an established successful software company offering an interesting, challenging and rewarding career opportunity in which you will be recognised and rewarded for your achievements! If you feel this is an ideal opportunity for you, apply now with your latest CV!

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Title IT and Development Manager
Salary Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Location Stratford-upon-Avon
Job Information

Fantastic opportunity for an IT & Development Manager to join a market leading company.

You will be responsible for the management of a multi-functional team and deliver IT, Telephony and Software Development services, in line with the company’s strategy.

Key Tasks:
Project Management –
Work alongside the business to translate business requirements into design specifications
Resolve resource or prioritisation conflicts
Produce management reports as required
Ensure agreed deadlines are met and issues are escalated as required
Team Management –
Set development targets and manage progress to ensure these targets are met
Perform team member appraisals, provide coaching and motivate staff
Provide technical leadership to the team
Develop team’s technical and personal skills
Communication –
Communicate effectively at all levels including with external companies
Represent IT to the business
With the help of HR, ensure there is adequate training in place for users
Systems Management –
Ensure integrity, efficiency, availability and security of information and systems
Provide analytical and development skills to support systems
Provide escalation cover for support and key events
Continually promote and evaluate development and testing methodologies, tools and standards

• Have experience of leading technically complex software development projects
• Have strong, up to date and proven knowledge of best practices in software development required to deliver quality, high performing, reliable and robust applications to agreed deadlines
• Be an experienced people manager able to keep a team motivated, focused, engaged, productive, and fulfilled whilst fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration and innovation
• Be experienced in mentoring, coaching and development of team members
• Have excellent communication and presentation skills
• Have proven investigative, analytical and problem solving skills
• Have a flexible and adaptable approach
• A team player who is hardworking and highly self-motivated
• Can work to strict deadlines, remain positive and calm under pressure
• Ability to work in a challenging and demanding environment with changing priorities
• First class programming skills in C# / SQL Server / JavaScript
• Desirable:
• Knowledge and experience of working in an Agile development environment

If you feel you are the ideal candidate for this role, apply now with your latest CV.

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