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Investor Services Applications Manager

BNP Paribas

Ireland
30+ days ago
Ireland
30+ days ago
Job Description
PEP061
Job Title: Investor Services Applications Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Business Unit: HFS IT BNP Paribas Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited
Reporting to: Head of HFS Investor Services Applications
Location: 2 Grand Canal Plaza, Dublin 2
Background
NTASWeb is the core Investor Services application used by the Hedge Fund Services (HFS) business/division of BNP Paribas Securities Services. It is used across the EMEA, Americas and APAC regions (7 locations in total) and is hosted in a BNP Paribas data centre in Luxembourg. The NTASWeb application is integrated with a number of other applications used by internal users and external parties, clients and investors.
The key HFS applications integrated with NTASWeb are ALTO and REA, both of which are developed and maintained in house by teams in Dublin and Chennai. These applications are hosted in a BNP Paribas data centre in Paris. ALTO is a client and investor facing online application and REA is a data extraction and reporting tool, used for external and internal reporting purposes and to feed internal BP2S compliance and payment systems.
Role – Application Manager
An IT professional responsible for managing the core Investor Services applications, NTASWeb, ALTO and REA to ensure continuity of and guarantee the quality of applications and opportunities for optimisation within their scope.
Key Responsibilities
Your main responsibilities as an Application Manager are wide ranging and you will be required to:
•Relationship Management
•Manage the day to day relationship with the NTASWeb Vendor, Koger and the IT teams within the hosting locations, BNPP Luxembourg and BNPP Paris and its partner IBM;
•Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the Business at all levels to understand the business drivers and work with the Engineering, Delivery teams and Koger to understand and specify requirements and to deliver/promote appropriate solutions;
•Assist the Application Production Support teams as necessary to ensure first class support services. Act as key point of contact and escalation point on requests and issues to ensure prompt response and resolution; steer incident analysis and implement preventative action plans for improvement;
•Manage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and ensure these are tracked, reported and managed via various channels;
•Arrange (and chair if required) quarterly relationship workshops with supplier to review service levels, align roadmaps and discuss new projects/initiatives;
•Application IT Roadmaps – Functional and Technical
•Develop the three year high level technical roadmaps in conjunction with the application owners, technical architects and other stakeholders and create more detailed annual roadmaps;
•Input into the development of the functional roadmaps with the Head of Investor Services Applications and the Investor Services Product Manager ensuring alignment with the Product Roadmaps.
•Application and Data Security
•Comply with and enforce the norms and standards in use: engineering, architecture and security norms and participate in best practice communities;
•Oversee User Access Management arrangements and the manage any required changes e.g. the implementation of strong authentication solutions;
•Review results of security testing, working on the development of remediation plans as required and oversee execution of these plans;
•Capacity Management
•Work with all key stakeholders to ensure that our underlying platforms are accurately sized to meet current and future requirements;
•Stay close to the onboarding and demand management roadmap;
•conduct performance analysis and fine tuning of processes to minimise any potential adverse impact thus ensuring optimum efficiency of our existing infrastructure;
•Obsolescence Management
•Develop and oversee delivery on the applications obsolescence management plans working with the Application Production Support and Infrastructure Management teams in Luxembourg and Paris;
•Release Management
•Oversee and monitor hardware and application software releases and upgrades;
•Ensure appropriate change control arrangements are in place for these applications and that thorough IST/UAT testing is completed prior to each release;
•Liaise with the Testing and Release Management teams on all releases;
•Work with suppliers and internal teams to drive the implementation of automated release processes
•Risk Assessments
•Undertake on an agreed basis risk assessments on all application related activities including infrastructure, vendor, end user usage and run costs;
•Application Continuity
•Develop and oversee execution of the Disaster Recovery plans and Service Continuity with the relevant Application Production Support teams;
•Budget Planning and Monitoring
•Input into the annual budgeting process and liaise with the different teams to monitor adherence to the budget throughout the year, highlighting areas for potential overrun in timely manner;
•Change Impact Analysis – Project and Change Requests (small change items)
•Act as key stakeholder for any projects and implementations impacting these applications ensuring all measures are taken for successful delivery;
•Work with other members of the HFS IT team to ensure that interfaces with other applications and third party applications work as required;
•Work with Vendors on the implementation of any new modules e.g. NTASWeb modules;
•System Documentation and Procedures
•Develop and contribute to all application related documentation and procedures, including the:
Annual Management Plans;
System and Technical Configuration Documentation;
Application Production Support teams Training materials on changes;
•Application Knowledge Transfer and Training
•Arrange or deliver (if relevant) as required regular refresher training and knowledge transfer on changes for the Application Production Support teams;
•Ensure all project changes are fully documented and IT colleagues in the HFS IT Helpdesk, Luxembourg and Paris are briefed / trained prior to handover
•Be responsible for the STAC (Service Transition Acceptance Criteria) process;
•Problem Management
•Troubleshoot problems providing technical support and problem resolution – conducting reviews of problems and devising solutions and plans with the key stakeholders;
•Liaise with Koger on items relating to routine and ad-hoc maintenance, technical support and development as required with the Application Production Support team in Luxembourg;

•Other
•Keep up to date on the latest software developments and propose ways that the software can be applied to make the business more efficient and successful
Key Skills, Experience & Qualifications
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Education and Qualifications
•Good standard of education including relevant IT qualifications or relevant work experience
•Project Management Qualification
Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience
•Knowledge of systems design, development, implementations, and user support principles and practices.
•Experience with database management and strategies (e.g. Sybase V SQL Anywhere etc.) as well as administration including day to day maintenance, troubleshooting and development. Experience with SQL queries and the interrogation of data.
•Understanding of infrastructure and networks.
•Experience with information system troubleshooting.
•Knowledge of system connectivity options (e.g. APIs)
•Understanding of test automation tools (e.g. Selenium etc.)
•Familiarity with project management principles.
•Experience of working within a global organisation and working with teams across a number of locations.
•Demonstrable ability to face challenges with an analytical approach and to find solutions to effectively solve problems.
•Ability to liaise with both internal and external parties at all levels in a professional and efficient manner.
•Strong team player with a high degree of flexibility
capable and organized team player with excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills, who shares ideas and best practice within the team and across the organization for the benefit of the business;
ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
•Experience leading and facilitating knowledge transfer and training.
•Self -motivated and results focused.
•Budgeting and cost modelling skills.
•Short term travel to BNPP offices within Europe may be required.

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunities employer and proudly cultivates a diverse workforce. We believe that diversity of experience enhances our service offering to clients and leads to a better working environment. We encourage applications from the best candidates regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, parental and caring status, or religious belief.
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Solution Architect

INFORM3 IT Recruitment Limited

Limerick, Limerick
2 days ago
Limerick, Limerick
€60k - €65k Per Year
2 days ago
€60k - €65k Per Year

Solution Architect                          Limerick                               €60-65k

INFORM3 are recruiting for a Solution Architect to join my client’s service delivery team based in Limerick. The successful candidate will sit between the Infrastructure & Sales Team, able to design and architect best class solutions for their expanding client base.

To be successful in this role you will need previous experience in a Senior IT role, with an excellent knowledge of Cloud Systems, Servers, Networking, Storage and Virtualisation technologies, and comfortable working multiple vendors. You will be communicating to clients via phone and email, involved with the design and delivery of projects with the occasional visit to sites on an ad-hoc basis.

You should have the ability to work under tight deadlines and be able to prioritise under pressure, with strong project management skills. Relevant certifications are desirable but not essential for this role.

Key Requirements

  • Extensive commercial experience performing in a similar capacity
  • Proven experience architecting solutions using modern technologies
  • Strong knowledge of Windows System 2016/19
  • Cloud Technologies, Azure/Office 365
  • Virtualisation technologies, VMWare/VSphere/Hyper-V
  • Dell Technologies
  • Exchange Implementation, Configuration and Administration
  • Network Topology, VPN, Firewalls, IP (incl. DHCP, DNS), LAN, WLAN and WAN
  • SAN Storage

This company operates in a cohesive, friendly and team-based working environment where the sharing of knowledge, expertise and innovative ways of working are encouraged.

The role is active now so if this is of interest please send through a copy of your CV!

INFORM3 IT Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer. By applying to this position, you accept the terms of our privacy policy which you can find on our website.

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Presales Solutions Architect (Azure)

Ergo

Dublin
6 days ago
Dublin
6 days ago

Overview of Role:

Ergo are expanding our Azure team and we are seeking an Presales Solutions Architect for a permanent role in Dublin (remote work option available). The successful Presales Solutions Architect will work in a presales consultancy capacity with our sales and delivery teams and helping to design cloud solutions for some of Irelands leading companies.

You will be someone that is experienced in both the architecting and delivery of Azure solutions but now want to move away from full delivery responsibility to a more strategic Solution Architecting customer facing role.

You will be tasked with architecting Azure solutions to our customer base. You will do so through workshop sessions with both internal Ergo and Customer teams to arrive at a solution aligned to customer requirements. You will also build Proof of Concept solutions as required to allow our customers to begin to realize the benefits of the solution.

The TSC team operates as a Centre of Excellence where the team works individually or collaboratively with colleagues or partners to provide complete Technical Architecture for a given solution.

Perfect English and excellent documentation skills are of paramount importance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work at the core of the Centre of Excellence for Microsoft Azure solutions
  • Solution Architecting, design and planning
  • Play a key role in the sales delivery cycle, from prospect to workshops to architecting, documenting and presenting
  • Post sales Technical Delivery guidance.
  • Be a “trusted expert advisor” when needed - maintaining detailed industry knowledge.
  • Work with our partner organizations and internal teams to architect and price solutions
  • Design and present innovative solutions to customers
  • Create technical documentation and all relevant hand over documentation including technical design documents
  • Ensure the technical propositions proposed are in line with what best suits the customers needs and with what Ergo can best deliver.
  • Ensure that proposals are to the level of detail that will ensure no ambiguity with the customer or our professional services team in terms of the work to be done and the associated cost against this work.
  • Support the response to technical tenders to agreed timelines
  • Devise technical presentations for the team where required
  • Liaise with relevant internal stakeholders to ensure divisional projects are delivered on time and within budget.

Desired Skills:

  • 3+ years experience in solution architecture
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Solution implementation experience with complex IT solutions and services of the following items:
    • Azure Cloud Solutions and Transformation Services
    • On-premise to Azure migrations
    • Infrastructure design and deployment in Azure
    • Azure networking
    • PaaS services in Azure
  • Cloud and security best practices
  • Experience in implementing complex IT solutions and resultant managed services
  • A third level qualification in IT or relevant experience - Required
  • Microsoft Accreditation in Azure - Required
  • ITIL Certifications (Foundation/Intermediate) – desirable
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Office 365 Consultant - Permanent or Contract - Fully Remote

Ergo

Dublin
2 days ago
Dublin
2 days ago

Overview:

Ergo are seeking an Office 365 Consultant for an exciting role with our Modern Workplace team. The successful Office 365 Consultant will be involved in pre-sales, architecture and implementation of cloud-based solutions to some of Ireland’s most well-known public and private sector companies. This position is available on a permanent or contract basis and can be worked fully remotely from anywhere in the EU.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company awarded Microsoft Country Partner of the Year 2020 and Modern Workplace Partner of the Year 2019 & 2018.

Candidates should be Microsoft Certified with extensive experience implementing Office 365 projects in enterprise environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consultant-level customer engagement on Office 365/Cloud architectures and strategy.
  • Contribute to running our Modern Workplace practice and develop our Office 365 capability.
  • Own delivery responsibilities for client engagements, including but not limited to Office 365 Migrations and transformations, application migration/modernization, security & identity assessments and networking assessments and design.
  • Deliver technical leadership and architecture on our engagements and provide feedback around the evolution of the solution.
  • You provide Office 365 focused sales support, including estimating, high-level solution development, cloud strategy, and workshop delivery.
  • You shape end-to-end solutions and solution architectures for Office 365, including estimation, solution planning and collaborating with the appropriate teams to create the optimal client outcome.
  • Document relevant technical information including site schematics, system problems, problem resolution and knowledge base content.
  • Provide technical training to customers - systems administration and end user.
  • Conduct technical research on system upgrades to determine feasibility, cost, time required and compatibility.

Desired O365 Skillset:

  • Solutions Architecture & Design
  • Office 365 migrations
  • Exchange Online
  • SharePoint migrations from on-premise to office365
  • Skype for Business (S4B)
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Intune MDM
  • Integration of SCCM and Intune
  • Azure AD
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Azure Specialists (DevOps) - Permanent

Ergo

Dublin
6 days ago
Dublin
6 days ago

Overview:

Ergo are seeking a number of experienced and certified Azure Specialists with strong DevOps skills for permanent positions in Dublin. The successful Azure Specialists will support Ergo Azure services and clients within traditional technical on-prem and hosted architecture.

You will work at the leading edge of IT engineering projects in Ireland and forge a career at a company recently awarded Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for the 5th time in 10 years.

In addition to an exciting technology stack and great environment we offer training incentives and bonuses that reward self-starters who want to develop their skills and careers.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Overall administration and management of growing hybrid and pure cloud solutions.
  • Monitor and resolve Local & Azure backups & Azure Site Recovery replication.
  • Mobile Device Management – InTune policy management of Phones and Laptops.
  • Troubleshoot various Office 365 issues including connectivity and mobility.
  • Azure migration from On-Prem/Cloud to Azure Platform, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft System Center.
  • Build, deploy and support technologies for an Azure platform.
  • Automation of Azure infrastructure.
  • Support Azure Architecture (IaaS & PaaS)
  • ARM and PowerShell Scripting using a GIT repository.
  • Azure tenancy and subscription management.
  • Creation of auto-remediate scripting for cloud resources.
  • Demonstrate optimization techniques and strategy within enterprise level organizations.
  • Creation of YAML pipelines with Azure DevOps.
  • Creation and enforcement of security policies to CIS standards.

Desired Skills for this role:

  • 5+ years experience in a similar role – Cloud Engineer, IT Administrator, Systems Engineer.
  • Scripting (PowerShell, Azure CLI)
  • A strong understanding of the Azure & Office 365 ecosystem.
  • Knowledge of ARM Templates / JSON.
  • Azure data protection and security architecture/features.
  • Azure Administrator certification (e.g. AZ-104, AZ-400; AZ-303; AZ-304) is required.
  • Disaster Recovery / High Availability technologies.
  • MS Systems Center – SCCM / SCOM.
  • Azure DevOps.
  • Containerization technology.
  • Azure Active Directory.
  • Azure server-less architecture.
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Senior Software Developer - Permanent

Ergo

Dublin
6 days ago
Dublin
6 days ago

Overview:

This role will involve participation in the full project life cycle. You will be involved in the analysis, design, development, testing and documentation of software projects. This role may also include the responsibility for managing a small team of developers either on a project or on a particular customer site, to deliver high quality software within an agreed timeframe that meets defined requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility for the design, development and deployment of software projects.
  • Development of web on dotnet core and Node JS
  • Developing applications from detailed design specifications
  • Develop automated unit tests and responsibility for testing own code before Systems Test and QA Test Phases begin.
  • Mentoring of Graduate, Junior and mid level developers
  • Responsible for code reviews and ensuring coding standards are followed
  • Participate in Quality Improvement initiatives as required
  • Estimating defined Projects and CR Development and Delivery Times from defined Specifications
  • Preparing Project Plans in conjunction with Project Manager
  • Preparing Functional/technical Specs
  • Delegation of Development Tasks
  • Bug Fixing
  • Interacting with customers
  • Monitoring and Assisting Delivery of Development Tasks
  • Working with the Azure Dev Ops in managing the Test cycles
  • Conducting Performance Reviews where applicable
  • • Knowledge of Azure platform, associated architectural/development approaches and supporting tools
  • Be adept at working with Azure PaaS components more specifically Azure iPaaS (integration Platform as a Service):
    • Azure Logic Apps
    • Azure Functions
    • Azure Service Bus
    • Azure Event Grid
    • Azure API Management
  • Experience with GIT Source Control and the automation of build/test/release from Development to Production environment through Azure DevOps (or equivalent)
  • Microsoft Azure Operational and Monitoring tools, including Azure Monitor, App Insights and Log Analytics
  • Experience with Power Platform: Power Apps (Modern driven apps and Canvas), Data verse (CDS), Power Automation and Power BI

Experience Required:

  • 5 years development experience with at least 1 year as a Senior Developer
  • At least 3 years .NET experience of the following: - C#, dotnet core and node js
  • Experience of SharePoint customizations and deployments.
  • Successfully managed technical delivery of a project
  • Practical experience of the design and development of multi-layer applications
  • Experience working with interface components
  • Some experience from the financial services/banking/insurance industry sectors

Education Required:

  • Degree or Diploma in Computing or similar related qualification
  • Microsoft Certification as advantage

Knowledge Of:

  • Design patterns
  • Web services, Azure architecture, tools and products
  • Technical Architecture
  • The latest Microsoft Technologies Development Best Practices
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Technical Account Manager (TAM) - Permanent

Ergo

Dublin
7 days ago
Dublin
7 days ago

Overview:

As a Technical Account Manager, you will be the primary technical point of contact for one or more customers helping to plan, debug, and oversee ongoing operations of business critical applications. You will get your hands dirty, troubleshooting application, network, database, and architectural challenges using a suite of MS tools as well as your existing knowledge and toolkits.

In Co-operation you will work hand-in-hand with your team and customers on continuously improving the technical delivery of service and identifying opportunities to improve your customers Service Delivery from a technical perspective.

You will understand in detail the customer’s technical landscape and how IT is aligned to drive the customers’ business and act as a trusted advisor to the customer on how improvements and augmentations to the current landscape can improve business productivity as well as advising the customer on their technical roadmap.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot repeat technical issues and drive issue escalation and problem elimination within Ergo and Customers Technical team.
  • Technical lead for all Managed Service accounts.
  • Accountable for working with SDM on monthly incident analysis , technical problem identification and driving implementation of corrective actions.
  • Provide reports to customers and service management team on high profile incidents.
  • Key participant in incident management escalation process.
  • Assist with the definition and preparation of service level KPI’s and reporting.
  • Review service failures and produce incident reports and allocation of tasks to delivery team.
  • Develop strong working relationship with customers and help position the company as their IT partner of choice.
  • As part of Change Management (Where relevant) Analysis of technical requests together with all stakeholders.
  • Take part in the service delivery element of customer account planning.
  • Ensure we deliver service levels that meet and exceeds our customer expectations.
  • Ensure that the services we delivery are technically architected to meet the customers IT Landscape and business expectations.
  • Overview of all Ergo technical activities on the account, work with the SDM as a point of contact for the customer on all of these technical activities.
  • Investigate customer’s long-term business objectives and anticipate future technical needs.
  • Identify Opportunities where Technical Engagements or New technology may augment the services being delivered to the customer. Act as a trusted advisor to the customer in identifying where these engagements can enhance business productivity.

Desired Skills:

  • A proven track record of knowing what it takes to provide a consistently first class customer service internally and/or externally
  • Have extensive experience in the IT service industry, with considerable experience in a true Technical / Business management/IT service management.
  • Extensive external customer interaction including pre sales, post sales and Service Management presentations.
  • ITIL V3 Foundation as a minimum.
  • 5 - 10+ years related experience.
  • Experience with critical and complex customer situations or incidents.
  • Experience of managing and working in virtual teams.
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft technology with solid overview of the Microsoft Enterprise Products and Cloud Services, Multi Layer Architecture.
  • Network (basis knowledge of TCP/IP, FTP, Gateway, HTTP, HTTPS, LAN, LDAP, ssh, SSL, VPN)
  • Firewall and Load balancing ( Advantageous to have knowledge for Juniper, Checkpoint and Cisco ACE)
  • DNS,Mail
  • Knowledge on Network storage NAS,SAN..
  • Basic knowledge of Hardware Virtualization,VMware,ESX
  • WebService knowledge based on Apache WebServer and BeaWebLogic Applications Server

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in computer science or business management or equivalent experience
  • ITIL Service Management accreditation
  • Strong communication, people and relationship management skills.

Knowledge of:

  • Familiarity with information security principles and risk management.

Other Information/ Circumstances:

  • Displays a resilient and adaptable style, track record of remaining calm in demanding circumstances, adjusting comfortably to changing conditions/ priorities.
  • The role would suit flexible, highly driven self-starters, with a strong desire to challenge and deliver.
  • Able to deliver succinct and fact-based communications, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent Analytical skills and trouble shooting skills , ability to adapt and translate technical ‘speak’ to customers capability and discuss technical concepts in terms of business impact.
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Project Architect

Hays Ireland

Dublin City Centre, Dublin
8 days ago
Dublin City Centre, Dublin
8 days ago

Architect, consulting company, fully remote working, part time, design, 6 month contract.
Your new company
Are a property consultancy/development company based in Kildare who manage the designing of commercial projects for existing clients overseas and in Ireland. With recent new projects incoming they are looking for an architect or a architectural technologist to assist with some of the designs and documenting the projects.
Your new role
You will be tasked with aiding with some of the design of the commercial projects that are ongoing. Some of the projects would be in the early stages so the onus would be on you to take the reigns on them. You will be given the chance to influence these projects with your own design ethos.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need a minimum of 2 years as an architect or technologist where you have displayed good design skills working on a team or on your own. You will need a proficiency in with AutoCAD or Revit/BIM. You will need good communication skills as you will need to be in constant contact with the head of the company while you both work remotely. You will need a bachelors degree in a relevant discipline.
What you'll get in return
You will get the chance to work part time, this role will need someone who is willing to work 3 or 4 day's a week so it will be offering very good flexibility. This role will also give you the opportunity to work from for the duration of the 6 month contract, there might be the odd day where you will be asked to go into the office and communicate with the owner.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
Hays Ireland is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment (Ireland) Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk
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Software Architect

ITSearch

Dublin, Dublin
1 day ago
Dublin, Dublin
€100k - €120k Per Year
1 day ago
€100k - €120k Per Year

Seeking a Software Architect for a high growth company in Dublin with strong .NET and JavaScript experience. Only needed in the office twice a month and salary up to 120K.

 

Responsibilities:

  • A high-level structure of a software system (architecture), its main components and their interfaces
  • Interactions of these components with each other and with external systems
  • A general architectural vision that guides the organization and serves as a basis for mutual understanding between all parties involved in product development

 

 

Person Specification:

 

  • Preferably Master’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science / Software Development or similar discipline
  • 5-10 years’ experience in software development role at the senior level
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a software architect
  • Excellent English

 

 

Knowledge/Skills Required:

 

  • 5-10 or more years’ experience as a full stack JavaScript and .Net developer with daily coding hands-on experience
  • High proficiency and experience in modern JavaScript (e.g. VueJs) and enterprise web development
  • Strong understanding modern JavaScript (ES7+)
  • Strong experience with .Net Core, ASP.Net Core, C#, ASP.Net MVC
  • Strong experience of Microsoft Azure (DevOps, Compute, Containers, Databases, Identity, Integration, IoT, Mobile, Networking, Security, Storage, Web, ML, Analytics, …)
  • Strong experience with architecting multi-tenant, scalable, resilient, well-performing, and secure SaaS solutions
  • Extensive knowledge of architectural styles and design patterns
  • Experience in mobile application development
  • Experience with MS SQL, T-SQL, stored procedures, views, functions, SSIS, SSRS, SSMS, relational database design as well as NoSQL data stores
  • Experience in designing large-scale Web APIs
  • Experience with NHibernate/Entity Framework

 

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Architectural Technologist

Hays Ireland

Mayo, Mayo
21 days ago
Mayo, Mayo
21 days ago

Contract job vacancy for an Architectural Technologist with well established design practice in Mayo.
Your new company
This architectural practice work exclusively in the MedTech/Pharma industry and are seeking to appoint an experienced Architectural Technologist to join our growing team to assist in the design, management and delivery of projects. They work closely with staff to provide opportunities for learning including exposure to all aspects of project design and management in a friendly and supportive environment. You will work with a vibrant team driven by common goals and objectives and an excellent work/life balance.
Your new role
You will manage and organise the preparation of comprehensive drawing packages. Effectively communicate with consultants, specialist suppliers and Local Authority/Statutory Bodies. Compile technical information for use in the planning and design of projects. Prepare applications for approval by regulatory bodies. Develop specifications for tender and construction work. Visit sites to check on progress and inspect work. Draw up a project brief and programme of work. Assist in the development of tender documentation.
What you'll need to succeed
You will hold a third level degree in Architectural Technology or related discipline. You will have comprehensive knowledge of current building regulations. Design/architectural awareness with detailing knowledge in construction methodologies. Proficient in Revit design software.
What you'll get in return
Your new company will provide an excellent work/life balance. Opportunities for personal growth and development within a supportive environment. Site experience in support of office work. You will be supported in a friendly working environment and have regular staff consultations.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
Hays Ireland is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment (Ireland) Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk

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30+ days ago

Description

Job Description
PEP061
Job Title: Investor Services Applications Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Business Unit: HFS IT BNP Paribas Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited
Reporting to: Head of HFS Investor Services Applications
Location: 2 Grand Canal Plaza, Dublin 2
Background
NTASWeb is the core Investor Services application used by the Hedge Fund Services (HFS) business/division of BNP Paribas Securities Services. It is used across the EMEA, Americas and APAC regions (7 locations in total) and is hosted in a BNP Paribas data centre in Luxembourg. The NTASWeb application is integrated with a number of other applications used by internal users and external parties, clients and investors.
The key HFS applications integrated with NTASWeb are ALTO and REA, both of which are developed and maintained in house by teams in Dublin and Chennai. These applications are hosted in a BNP Paribas data centre in Paris. ALTO is a client and investor facing online application and REA is a data extraction and reporting tool, used for external and internal reporting purposes and to feed internal BP2S compliance and payment systems.
Role – Application Manager
An IT professional responsible for managing the core Investor Services applications, NTASWeb, ALTO and REA to ensure continuity of and guarantee the quality of applications and opportunities for optimisation within their scope.
Key Responsibilities
Your main responsibilities as an Application Manager are wide ranging and you will be required to:
•Relationship Management
•Manage the day to day relationship with the NTASWeb Vendor, Koger and the IT teams within the hosting locations, BNPP Luxembourg and BNPP Paris and its partner IBM;
•Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the Business at all levels to understand the business drivers and work with the Engineering, Delivery teams and Koger to understand and specify requirements and to deliver/promote appropriate solutions;
•Assist the Application Production Support teams as necessary to ensure first class support services. Act as key point of contact and escalation point on requests and issues to ensure prompt response and resolution; steer incident analysis and implement preventative action plans for improvement;
•Manage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and ensure these are tracked, reported and managed via various channels;
•Arrange (and chair if required) quarterly relationship workshops with supplier to review service levels, align roadmaps and discuss new projects/initiatives;
•Application IT Roadmaps – Functional and Technical
•Develop the three year high level technical roadmaps in conjunction with the application owners, technical architects and other stakeholders and create more detailed annual roadmaps;
•Input into the development of the functional roadmaps with the Head of Investor Services Applications and the Investor Services Product Manager ensuring alignment with the Product Roadmaps.
•Application and Data Security
•Comply with and enforce the norms and standards in use: engineering, architecture and security norms and participate in best practice communities;
•Oversee User Access Management arrangements and the manage any required changes e.g. the implementation of strong authentication solutions;
•Review results of security testing, working on the development of remediation plans as required and oversee execution of these plans;
•Capacity Management
•Work with all key stakeholders to ensure that our underlying platforms are accurately sized to meet current and future requirements;
•Stay close to the onboarding and demand management roadmap;
•conduct performance analysis and fine tuning of processes to minimise any potential adverse impact thus ensuring optimum efficiency of our existing infrastructure;
•Obsolescence Management
•Develop and oversee delivery on the applications obsolescence management plans working with the Application Production Support and Infrastructure Management teams in Luxembourg and Paris;
•Release Management
•Oversee and monitor hardware and application software releases and upgrades;
•Ensure appropriate change control arrangements are in place for these applications and that thorough IST/UAT testing is completed prior to each release;
•Liaise with the Testing and Release Management teams on all releases;
•Work with suppliers and internal teams to drive the implementation of automated release processes
•Risk Assessments
•Undertake on an agreed basis risk assessments on all application related activities including infrastructure, vendor, end user usage and run costs;
•Application Continuity
•Develop and oversee execution of the Disaster Recovery plans and Service Continuity with the relevant Application Production Support teams;
•Budget Planning and Monitoring
•Input into the annual budgeting process and liaise with the different teams to monitor adherence to the budget throughout the year, highlighting areas for potential overrun in timely manner;
•Change Impact Analysis – Project and Change Requests (small change items)
•Act as key stakeholder for any projects and implementations impacting these applications ensuring all measures are taken for successful delivery;
•Work with other members of the HFS IT team to ensure that interfaces with other applications and third party applications work as required;
•Work with Vendors on the implementation of any new modules e.g. NTASWeb modules;
•System Documentation and Procedures
•Develop and contribute to all application related documentation and procedures, including the:
Annual Management Plans;
System and Technical Configuration Documentation;
Application Production Support teams Training materials on changes;
•Application Knowledge Transfer and Training
•Arrange or deliver (if relevant) as required regular refresher training and knowledge transfer on changes for the Application Production Support teams;
•Ensure all project changes are fully documented and IT colleagues in the HFS IT Helpdesk, Luxembourg and Paris are briefed / trained prior to handover
•Be responsible for the STAC (Service Transition Acceptance Criteria) process;
•Problem Management
•Troubleshoot problems providing technical support and problem resolution – conducting reviews of problems and devising solutions and plans with the key stakeholders;
•Liaise with Koger on items relating to routine and ad-hoc maintenance, technical support and development as required with the Application Production Support team in Luxembourg;

•Other
•Keep up to date on the latest software developments and propose ways that the software can be applied to make the business more efficient and successful
Key Skills, Experience & Qualifications
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Education and Qualifications
•Good standard of education including relevant IT qualifications or relevant work experience
•Project Management Qualification
Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience
•Knowledge of systems design, development, implementations, and user support principles and practices.
•Experience with database management and strategies (e.g. Sybase V SQL Anywhere etc.) as well as administration including day to day maintenance, troubleshooting and development. Experience with SQL queries and the interrogation of data.
•Understanding of infrastructure and networks.
•Experience with information system troubleshooting.
•Knowledge of system connectivity options (e.g. APIs)
•Understanding of test automation tools (e.g. Selenium etc.)
•Familiarity with project management principles.
•Experience of working within a global organisation and working with teams across a number of locations.
•Demonstrable ability to face challenges with an analytical approach and to find solutions to effectively solve problems.
•Ability to liaise with both internal and external parties at all levels in a professional and efficient manner.
•Strong team player with a high degree of flexibility
capable and organized team player with excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills, who shares ideas and best practice within the team and across the organization for the benefit of the business;
ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
•Experience leading and facilitating knowledge transfer and training.
•Self -motivated and results focused.
•Budgeting and cost modelling skills.
•Short term travel to BNPP offices within Europe may be required.

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunities employer and proudly cultivates a diverse workforce. We believe that diversity of experience enhances our service offering to clients and leads to a better working environment. We encourage applications from the best candidates regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, parental and caring status, or religious belief.
Source: BNP Paribas