DPD is one of the fastest growing express parcel delivery companies in the UK, with a turnover of over £1.5 billion. As a multi award-winning company that has been voted the nation’s favourite parcel carrier for eight years running, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology, recruit and retain the best people in the industry and be the UK's most sustainable delivery company.Job Description
Our Solutions Architect Manager is currently recruiting for a first class IT Quality Assurance Engineer to join and strengthen their existing team. This role will be based from our offices in Oldbury.
Key Responsibilities will include;
Understanding software change diagrams written in UML, Archimate and BPMN
Estimate, prioritise and plan testing activities within project time scales
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test suites and regression packs
Execute tests according to the test suite, including regression tests where appropriate
Collaborate with Solutions Architects and developers to validate designs and implementation
Work with UI/UX to ensure implemented screens match the specification
Identify, record, document and track bugs working with developers to monitor progress
Troubleshoot issues to gather information and find the source
Communicate testing status to the product team
To be considered for this role you must have experience as a QA Engineer or similar role, knowledge of test management software (e.g. qTest, Zephyr) and QA methodologies, tools and processes is essential.
Your naturally strong communication and organisational skills will be fully utilised in this role as will your ability to effectively prioritise, multitask and problem solve. We would also expect you to have
Full clean driving licence is required
In return you can look forward to an attractive remuneration package to include a competitive basic salary. You will have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000’s of retailers.
DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer
West Midlands Office – Remote role
Working for an expanding and ambitious Digital Agency, a new role exists for a passionate and creative UI Designer. Working on a variety of client projects, typically, you will be involved in aspects of designing the buttons users click on, the text they read, the images, sliders, text entry fields, screen layout, transitions, interface animations and every single micro-interaction. Any sort of visual element, interaction, or animation must all be designed and you or the elite project team you are a key part of.
Working on a variety of projects that experience high throughput and need to be available 24x7x365, you will create exciting, vibrant and tailored websites for customers. You will have a reasoned and logical mindset; you will possess the natural enthusiasm and inquisitiveness to challenge the status quo and be willing to push boundaries.
This is an excellent opportunity to maximise your potential in the creative industry and build upon the foundation you have already. Interested, APPLY NOW!
“Defined by our people”
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.
As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.
UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe’s largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.
Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is “To Build Healthier Lives”.
Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.
For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.
All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders
Do you want to be part of a talented team of data professionals building the key data infrastructure for one of the largest Healthcare Providers in the UK?
The Health Informatics Department at University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) has an exciting opportunity to join the team responsible for the enterprise Data warehouse. This data repository supports all the key internal and external reporting, analytics and research, making a real difference to Patients and Staff across the Trust.
In your role as a Data Management Developer, you’ll get to:
Shortlisted applicants will first be invited to a short t-SQL competency test, with the best-performing candidates invited back for a full interview.
This role is based at Yardley Court, Edgbaston but will initially be based remotely due to the current coronavirus restrictions.
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.
Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
Successful candidates will be automatically enrolled onto the Trust staff bank UHB+.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.
University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.
Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc. will be given.
Internal applicants who are interested in accessing professional support for interview preparation should read the attached Aspire document.
Excellent fully-remote technology role for an Apache Airflow Specialist to join a global player in providing data insights to the advertising & media industry.
Remote Apache Airflow Specialist – ETL
Plus Benefits Package & Full Remote Working
Who we are:
We are a provider of SaaS/software to advertising and media companies, providing the most influential agencies, media owners and planners with innovative cloud-based tools to help create, plan and predict the most successful media campaigns. With over 50 years of experience providing data and analytical tools for the marketing and advertising industry, our easy-to-use software products and solutions support over 8,000 databases, making it the industry’s most trusted third-party data analysis software globally.
Apache Airflow Specialist Role Summary:
Reporting to the Engineering Resource Manager in the role of Apache Airflow Specialist, you will be responsible for designing, expanding, automating and optimizing our data pipeline architecture, as well as optimising data flow and collection.
You will be responsible for the Airflow architecture to design, build and manage automated data pipelines built upon environments in AWS and pioneer ways of working that other team members can adopt
Using Apache Airflow for respondent survey pipeline building, you will work to automate components of a manual load and then add these to the pipeline. The aim is to reduce manual intervention, and increase processing speed, so that we can repeatedly process more data, at higher frequencies in the future. Where needed you may choose to add manual human tasks to the automation workflow.
You will work with Data Engineers, Python Engineers and Product Managers within Agile to deliver secure, performant and maintainable data automation. You will use best-practice continuous integration and continuous deployment methodologies to ensure that the build and deployment pipelines are fast, robust and secure. You will champion good code quality and architectural practices.
+ Significant experience of large scale implementation using Apache Airflow
+ Be an expert in the concept of DAGs (Directed Acyclic Graph) and Operators to schedule jobs
+ Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable “big data” data stores.
+ Experience of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
+ Prior experience with customer data platforms.
+ Experience in performing root cause analysis on internal/external data and processes.
+ Prior experience with data analysis and data warehousing
+ Technical expertise with data models, data mining, and segmentation techniques
+ Proficiency in scripting languages (especially Python)
+ Be able to investigate current data loading procedures, planning pipelines and required steps in order to automate data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) processes
+ Proficiency in understanding of GitHub for source code repositories to maintain daily operation, integrity and security of source code.
+ Experience of conducting code reviews against acceptance criteria
+ Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure & services e.g. Redshift, EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, EMR, Batch or Athena
+ Excellent Linux scripting skills
+ Experience with data modelling, data processing and ETL
+ Passionate about the power of data to drive better business outcomes for our customers.
+ A working knowledge of SQL, query authoring and a working familiarity with a variety of relational databases.
+ Experience with Agile methodologies and change management i.e. JIRA and be able to define technical acceptance criteria for stories
+ Experience working with external partners to drive product delivery.
+ Excellent problem-solving skills
+ Proven ability to work effectively in a distributed working environment
+ Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
+ Ability to estimate effort of own tasks and those of others in expertise domain
+ Organized, detail-oriented, and deadline-driven
+ Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work proactively, independently and as a team player
+ Ability to work efficiently and productively in a fast-paced environment
+ Willingness to learn new skills
+ Be confident with numbers
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.
£25k - £35k Per Year
6 days ago