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  • Product & Delivery
    SC Cleared Business Analyst

    An SC cleared Business Analyst is required to join a Central Government Agency in a major programme of work with a ServiceNow environment. You'll be able to:  manage stakeholder relationships work independently have a good understanding of your own work area advance the BA community through the sharing of best practice and mentoring others Your skills:   Agile working. You can identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use, including measuring and evaluating outcomes. You know how to help the team to decide the best approach. You can help teams to manage and visualise outcomes, prioritise work and work to agreed minimum viable product (MVP), print and scope.    Business analysis. You can investigate problems and analyse options for new and existing services. You know how to provide recommendations to solutions. You can work with stakeholders to identify objectives, opportunities and potential benefits available.  Business improvement process. You know how to analyse current services and processes, and can identify and implement opportunities to optimise these. You can help to evaluate and establish requirements using relevant techniques such as gap analysis.  Business modelling. You can use a wide range of techniques to model situations confidently. You know how to gain the necessary agreement needed from subject matter experts and stakeholders, ensuring they review the results to fix any issues.  Business process testing. You know how to report on system quality and collect metrics on test cases.  Digital perspective. You have the ability to apply a digital understanding to your work. You can identify and implement solutions for assisted digital.  Enterprise and business architecture. You understand and can apply the current target operating model to work.    Innovation. You know about innovation and can apply this to your own work.  Methods and tools. You can select and support the most appropriate tool or method.  Requirements definition and management. You know how to source requirements. You can facilitate the setting of business priorities for change initiatives of medium complexity. You can manage and implement requests for changes to baseline requirements.  Stakeholder relationship management. You know how to identify important stakeholders, tailoring communication to their needs, and work with teams to build relationships while also meeting user needs. You have the ability to take opposing views to reach consensus. You understand how to work with stakeholders and contribute to improving these relationships, using evidence to explain decisions made.    Testing (business analysis). You can review requirements, specifications and define test conditions. You can identify issues and risks associated with work while being able to analyse and report test activities and results.  User focus. You can identify needs and engage with users or stakeholders to collate user needs evidence. You understand and can define research that fits user needs. You can use quantitative and qualitative data about users to turn user focus into outcomes.   

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  • Product & Delivery
    Digital Business Analyst

    Join a Central Government department, working on exciting projects where you can be responsible for building relationships, reviewing commercial agreements, negotiating ownership of IT hardware, software and networks, mapping processes for the Data Cleansing process and collecting LFE as the process matures.Your skills: Requirements gatheringGood communication skills Experienced in O365 applicationsData analytics experienceStrong stakeholder Management

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  • Product & Delivery
    Senior Networks Product Manager

    The Senior Networks Product Manager is a role within the Infrastructure Product portfolio. You will manage one or more Networks Product Teams working with multi-disciplinary business areas and stakeholders.    Opportunities to achieve professional level qualifications are available in this role including in commercial and IT Service management, including:   ITIL   CIPS   Strategic Decision Making   Leadership Skills Your responsibilities: Maintaining the road-map for Networks products, ensuring alignment to the Networks Product Owner’s portfolio level road-map and the needs of the business.Managing the quality of Networks products, including continuous service improvement, ensuring that they meet the needs and expectations of the wider business.Ensuring alignment to policies and processesDefining and creating approaches to product management, implementing ways of working and coaching the Networks Product Team.Directing the Networks Product Team on which tools or methods to use at each stage of the product lifecycle to meet the needs of the end users across multiple channels and providing insight on how user needs may change overtime.Managing the day-to-day operation of the Networks Product Team, leading programme management activities and meeting agreed SLAs/OLAs and the necessary business and IT Service Management processes. Anticipating problems and implementing mitigations to defend against them, articulating problems and helping the Product Team to resolve the problems.Monitoring and reporting on the development and maintenance of products, operational risks and issues, escalating up to the Networks Product Owner as needed.Your skills and experience:Product Ownership User Focus Life-cycle perspective Agile Working Problem Ownership Managing a Quality Service    Seeing the Big PictureDelivering at Pace  

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  • Product & Delivery
    Operational Service Delivery Manager

    Work on one of the Government’s key digital services, whose primary objective is to deliver excellent services. This position requires close collaboration with a range of delivery partners and suppliers, so are looking for an organised, adaptable and motivated individual with good customer service skills and demonstrated technical understanding to ensure that the new elements of the Service meets the needs of citizens and local authorities. You’ll work closely with the Digital Delivery Lead to organise and plan work, liaising with technical colleagues, policy leads and key stakeholders to understand and continuously improve these new services and products. Responsibilities: Manage the day-to-day running of the new Service including operational, technical and website support.Ensure enhanced service support arrangements are effectively implemented in advance of major events.Work with the team to identify and deliver enhancements to the service.Obtain advice and support from technical specialists, e.g. information assurance and security colleagues to ensure service meets appropriate technical and security standards.Support on risk management and contingency planning.Ensure appropriate operational documentation is in place and regularly reviewed.Ensure the accurate production of statistics and data Prioritise and manage multiple incidents and issues at one time.Represent the digital service at relevant governance meetings consisting of a number of key stakeholders.Your skills:experience in delivering digital projects and productsexperience using a range of agile project management methodsability to build strong relationships with a wide base of stakeholdersability to direct and coordinate suppliers and partners in the delivery of an effective and efficient service.ability to investigate problems in systems, processes and services and contribute to the implementation of remedies and preventative measures.ability to identify service improvements and opportunities to make processes simpler and more efficientability to analyse and draw conclusions from datagood written and verbal skills and a strong customer service ethosability to communicate between the technical and non-technicalability to work independently, managing and prioritising tasks effectivelystrong planning and organisation skills

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  • User-Centred Design
    Senior Digital Communication and Engagement Manager

    This role will be responsible for developing and executing communications goals, strategies and campaigns that align with our business goals. You will work directly with our Business Management team, our Portfolio team, and our Senior Leaders. All will support you with the drive to achieve results for our business area. You will be part of a team who are ambassadors for our customers and mission.Your role: take complex language and diagrams and make them simple to understand using a range of channels and techniquesengage Digital Group colleagues on our vision and priorities, help manage complex change, and involving colleagues in shaping our organisation.create infographics/visuals to help tell our D&A of what we are delivering and working towardsbreak down complex diagrams, information, language to create products that fit multiple communication channels across the business – focusing on our D&A story in a clear, concise way, that is easy for everyone to understand.create a clear roadmap for all our stakeholders to show the journey of a piece of data throughout our D&A teams and processes.take a complex topic and communicate it simply and clearly, adapting for different audiences where needed.develop and manage relationships with project stakeholdersdevelop and apply content and format strategiesscoping, commissioning, writing, editing, and publishing digital content across all channels (web, mobile, social media)accountable for delivering content assets that are accurate, timely, high-quality (based on insight and outputs of user testing, relevant to audience, easily understood, SEO optimised) and to the department’s stylemaking sure appropriate policy and legal checking within other parts of the customer organisation happens, content is published quickly and efficientlymonitoring the performance of content and tools and work with the Product Manager and a multi-disciplinary project team to understand user behaviours and feedbackidentifying ways to improve the content and to iteratively improve the productSkills required:extensive experience of writing for the web, internal newsletters, external presentations, and articles, with proven ability of creating content that is accessible and usableexceptional skills in convincing people that user needs, and a usable approach is the only way to present informationproven experience in using metrics and user feedback to define/refine contentproven experience of working within a web application development environment, proficient in writing, picture sourcing and editingexperience in choosing the best format for displaying information to the userexperience in working with content publishing systems

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  • User-Centred Design
    Interaction Designer

    Your role•    Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver highly user focused and successful digital services. •    Produce design concepts for digital services, often working to very tight deadlines, and work with front end developers to implement those concepts. •    Work with user researchers to ensure all output, internal and external, is well designed and user focused. •    Design and create communication material ensuring all elements are well designed, consistent and user focused. •    Partner with colleagues to facilitate a consistent user experience, including by designing reusable elements of a digital service. •    Build relationships and work effectively within an agile delivery model with colleagues and external providers, for example user researchers and business analysts. •    Deliver high quality finished digital service designs that meet web standards and GDS/GOV.UK design principles, ensuring that elements such as accessibility are built into designs from the outset. •    Proactively seek new learning opportunities and look to continually improve by gaining feedback from your peers and the business.Your profile Practical experience in designing interfaces and transaction flows for the web. Ability to prototype for the web & design in browser. A good basic understanding of web technologies and how they affect design, including accessibility. Experience of web and mobile application interface design. Core skills: sketching, design production, hand-coded HTML & CSS, rapid prototyping; Responsive web interactions design for mobile devices.

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  • Product & Delivery
    Project Manager

    Join a Central Government department as part of an important delivery programme. You will be responsible for driving and overseeing the delivery of the project to ensure that the objectives are clearly defined and achieved within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints. You'll have a key role in project governance and working with stakeholders, to ensure the agreed project outputs are delivered to enable benefits to be realised.The following responsibilities are expected :Delivery: Create and lead the project to deliver the agreed outcomes within time, cost and quality constraintsProject Management: Day to day management and leadership of the project and the project team. Provide effective leadership and management controls. Set project controls. Design the project structure and organisation appropriate to stage. Set appropriate delivery methodologies. Manage effective transition between project phasesBusiness Case Development: Develop and draft the Business Case, with input from specialists as necessaryBudget: Develop the budget and track delivery within budgetResources: Identify skill requirements; and deploy and develop resources. Manage medium sized teamBenefits Realisation: Deliver the agreed Business Case benefits and outcomes. Ensure appropriate Benefits Realisation Strategy is in place, and monitor longer term delivery of benefits against the Business CaseStakeholder Management: Identify and manage stakeholder relationships and need for senior level support. Manage internal and external relationships as appropriateRisks & Issues: Identify and monitor project risks and issues. Develop mitigating actions and escalate as appropriate. Identify and work with related projects to manage interdependenciesGovernance: Support effective governance and decision making. Provide reporting and engage in mechanisms that hold you, as Project Manager, to account for delivery Assurance: Engage with assurance reviews and support action on recommendations. Organise assurance processes such as gateway reviews, as requiredChange Management: Ensure effective Change Management processes are in place to agree and document changes to deliverables as agreed with stakeholdersGuidance & Support: Provide support, guidance and coaching for the project team. Show commitment to personal development. Promote effective individual and team performanceProject Performance & Controls: Cascade vision and translate into delivery objectives for the team. Develop and maintain Project Plan. Identify and set appropriate Project Controls. Manage performance and report progress to sponsors

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  • Data
    Data Engineer

    Data Engineers needed for a Central Government department to work on a mission critical programme. This role requires active SC clearance given the nature of the work and will be remote working for it's entirety. Core Capabilities – Cloud (AWS)/Linux/Code Mgt (Gitlab)DenodoTalendSAS Viya + VA/VI/BasePentaho BAPentaho DIPL/SQLDesirable:Informatica Powercenter/IICSPowerBI

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  • IT Operations
    Senior Infrastructure Engineer

    Your role will provide technical leadership, guidance, and support for the broader Cloud community to embed high performance and delivery-focused outcomes. Main Duties:Provide Cloud technical leadership to project delivery teams, identifying and selecting appropriate technical solution based on user needs and business requirementsProduce and assure Cloud technical designs based on business needs and providing justification for decision-making in chosen technical designAnalyse the impact of Cloud technical choices on business processesHorizon scanning and continuous research on emerging Cloud principles and best practicesLead on developing, implementing, enhancing and managing technical Cloud practices into wider teamsEnable the reuse of patterns, tools, and components across the Cloud professionCollaborate with the Architecture community to ensure that solutions align with target architectures and technology roadmapsAssure that Cloud technical solutions follow all agreed processes and best practises, particularly around security and governanceContribute to the overall technology strategy and roadmap for both individual projects and ITContributing to decisions and directions in a collaborative team environment, including but not limited to estimations, product planning, user stories (requirement) creationActively participate in Team and Agile Scrum meetingsApplying a continuous improvement mindset to identify and explore opportunities to improve processes and ways of workingEngage with Leads across IT, to drive the department strategic vision and collaborate on wider initiativesPro-actively apply HMG IA technical security controls according to ISO 27001 & the Security Policy Framework (SPF)Your experience: Expert knowledge and experience with cloud providers such as Azure (preferred), AWS, or Google CloudSignificant knowledge and experience with Infrastructure-as-Code approaches to managing cloud resources (Terraform)Excellent knowledge and proven experience implementing continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) processes and tools, including pipeline design and administrationDemonstrable experience in service support including troubleshooting and incident resolutionExtensive experience of working within agile teams for rapid deliveryDetailed understanding of security in cloudExperience with modern delivery models such as Scrum and AgileExperience of monitoring and logging tools such as Dynatrace, Azure applications insights and log analytics

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