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Senior Java Developer

Northumbria Police

Newcastle upon Tyne, TT
4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, TT
£40.55k - £44.402k Per Year
4 days ago
£40.55k - £44.402k Per Year
The Role: 
 
Do you have strong experience of Java Web and Angular development?   Would you like to play a key role in serving your community through the development of exciting new technology that will support our police officers and staff to deliver an outstanding policing service?
If so, Northumbria Police is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Java Developer to join a small team of Java Developers in the delivery and support of an exciting programme of technical change.
In this role, you would have the opportunity to demonstrate your excellent problem solving skills and your system development experience using an agile delivery methodology.
In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.  We also offer flexible working both from an agile approach to work location through to flexing how you want to work your contracted hours to accommodate both successful service delivery and a healthy, balanced home life.
 
What will I be doing?
 
You will be working with your fellow Java Developers to support the effective running and maintenance of existing applications as well as designing and creating new applications, utilising your extensive knowledge and expertise in Java Web and Angular Development.
 
You will work with end users and affiliated stakeholders to understand the challenges that are being experienced to ensure any solution or fix delivered contributes to an efficient and effective policing service.   
 
You will ensure that the quality of your delivery is of a high standard and meets the acceptance criteria specified by the organisation.
 
What do I need?
• Excellent communication and team working skills;
• Strong estimating and planning capabilities;
• Solid technical skills and experience in the full Software Development Lifecycle;
• Extensive experience in Java development language;
• Strong experience in RESTful Web Services, MVC frameworks, Apache Tomcat, Javascript, HTML and CSS for user interface development, XML and JSON for data exchange and Oracle Databases;
• A minimum of 3 years commercial experience in Java;
• 2 years’ experience in Java Spring Framework;
• 1 years’ experience of Angular 2 onwards;
• Experience in Agile delivery methods;  
• Commercial experience of Hibernate/JPA for database access  and the JQuery Javascript library for user interface development would be beneficial;
• A degree, HND or equivalent qualification, and/or have significant relevant experience.
 
Vetting level: Recruitment Vetting (RV) 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 
 
If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk
 
 
Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone
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Lead Developer

Northumbria Police

Newcastle upon Tyne, TT
4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, TT
£40.55k - £44.402k Per Year
4 days ago
£40.55k - £44.402k Per Year
The Role:

Do you have strong experience of Java Web and Angular development?   Would you like to play a key role in serving your community through the development of exciting new technology that will support our police officers and staff to deliver an outstanding policing service?    

If so, Northumbria Police is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Lead Developer to guide and support a small team of fellow Java Developers in the delivery of an exciting new programme of technical change. 

In this role, you would have the opportunity to provide guidance and advice to your fellow team members with regard to their development approach, design and planning.   You will also be able to demonstrate your excellent problem solving skills whilst still contributing to the development of innovative and dynamic solutions using an agile delivery methodology. 

What skills and experience do I need?
 

• A degree, HND or equivalent qualification, and/or have significant relevant experience

• Strong experience in RESTful Web Services, MVC frameworks, Apache Tomcat, Javascript, HTML and CSS for user interface development, XML and JSON for data exchange and Oracle Databases;

•  Solid technical skills and experience in the full Software Development Lifecycle

• Extensive commercial experience in Java development language

• Demonstrable experience of using Java Spring Framework and Angular 2 and above to deliver enterprise level system functionality

• Commercial experience of Hibernate/JPA for database access and the JQuery Javascript library for user interface development would be beneficial

• Experience as a senior developer with capability to offer consultancy and advice in development approaches and strategies

• Strong estimating and planning capabilities

• Experience in Agile delivery methodology

• Excellent communication and team working skills


What will I be doing?
• Supporting your fellow Java Developers with your extensive knowledge and expertise in Java Web and Angular Development, 
• Aiding the resolution of issues and problems and offering guidance in best practice tooling and techniques, 
• Supporting Project Managers with the technical planning, validation and estimation of development tasks,
• Applying your development capabilities to the development and delivery of new Java-based change requests and work packages.

Benefits:
In return for your dedication and experience, we offer the following benefits:
• 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  
• A very competitive average salary pension scheme
• Flexibility in relation to home working
• A flexible approach to working your contracted hours to accommodate both successful service delivery and a healthy, balanced home life 
• Childcare vouchers, 
• Discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. 
 
And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.  
 
Vetting level:
Recruitment Vetting (RV) 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  All job offers with Northumbria Police are subject to pre-employment checks.  These are made up of vetting, medical and references.
 
Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone
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Senior PHP Developer

CHI (UK) Ltd

Newcastle upon Tyne, TT
4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, TT
£35k - £45k Per Year
4 days ago
£35k - £45k Per Year

We are a successful web technology development company based in Newcastle. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality solutions to our clients, building strong long-term relationships due to the high level of expertise of our staff. We are currently looking for enthusiastic, driven and talented LAMP developers to add to our team.

Responsibilities

As a Senior PHP Developer, you will lead an existing team in a growing company which is expanding rapidly. You will be responsible for directing, building and maintaining functionality for systems used by thousands of users in local and national clients. Your role will entail:

  • Problem solving
  • PHP application development
  • Reporting to the direcor on a regular basis
  • Full ownership of key tasks and project
  • Maintaining and improving existing legacy code
  • Responsible for scoping, planning and delivering new system functionality
  • Manage your time effectively

Requirements
As a Senior PHP Developer, you should have solid commercial experience and a proven track record of success.
You will need to have the following Technical skills:

  • OOPHP V5.6 and 7.x - you should be able to write well structured code which adheres to the latest PSR standards
  • MySQL (including MyISAM and InnoDB storage engines) - you should be able to write well structured, normalised and efficient database schemas and understand database efficiency and optimisation
  • Laravel Framework knowledge - good working knowledge of Laravel or another well-structured MVC framework
  • JavaScript - Native and jQuery, plus VUE ideally
  • Linux OS server environment - good understanding of Linux based server environment (Debian/Ubuntu preferable)
  • Version Control - good knowledge of GIT
  • Understanding of Web Security standards and GDPR
  • AWS - knowledge and previous experience using Amazon AWS
  • Terraform experience useful but not essential
  • Experience of leading a team including Project Management

Other Skills:

  • Problem solving - you should be able to work through a problem, using your team as well as other resources around you to push it through to completion
  • Communication - you should be a good communicator. You will be expected to articulate yourself to internal staff (developers and managers) as well as clients

In return you will benefit from:

  • The opportunity to grow your skills
  • The opportunity to work with and learn from a team of talented, like-minded developers
  • The opportunity to take full ownership of problems and solve them in your own way
  • A friendly place to come to work each day!

This is a really friendly company who pride themselves on their great working environment. They are small enough for you to make a real impact, but have a global reach meaning lots of varying clients and projects.

Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.

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End User Computing Engineer

National Health Service

Durham, TT
3 days ago
Durham, TT
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
3 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 869-BIS230-2021-4452

Employer:
North of England Commissioning Support
Location:
Durham
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615

NECS works across the UK to support health and social care customers in meeting strategic and operational challenges, to improve outcomes and increase efficiency. We deliver a diverse range of services to organisations working within health and social care across the North of England and beyond.

NECS combines specialist skills and expertise with scale and resilience to achieve required results. We combine core NHS values with a sharp focus on customer care and a relentless pursuit of continuous improvement. We very much see ourselves as a key partner in the future success of the health and social care system and we take our share of the responsibility for shaping effective delivery.

Working as part of a large team delivering End User Computing (EUC) services to a specific customer the End User Computing Engineer will be responsible for the build, test and deployment of new software packages through specialist tools. They will also be responsible for ensuring the estate is secured, through the testing and deployment of security patches, as well as making configuration to machines either centrally or locally. The role will actively participate in Problem Management and continuous improvement activities, working as part of a team to deliver improvements right across the EUC estate.

The postholder will also be expected to provide general IT Support where required, especially as part of any enhanced early life support given to customers following a major software update or release. The postholder will be expected to interact with customers via telephone on a day to day basis.

Among the technologies supporting within the EUC portfolio are;

  • All operating systems

  • Anti-virus products

  • Remote access

  • Software distribution packages, such as InTune, SCCM, Manage Engine etc

  • Internet tools & technologies

  • Microsoft & other applications

  • Mobile Device Management software

  • 3rd party applications, both– clinical and non-clinical

We are looking for an individual educated to Degree level or equivalent. They should have experience working in a technical support role as well as experience working to ensure devices are compliant with appropriate security policies and procedures. The individual should bring a strong focus on customer delivery, be able to foster and drive forward a collaborative culture, be able to express themselves in written and interactive scenarios and who thrives on a fast paced, changing environment.


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UX Designer

Turnitin, LLC

Newcastle upon Tyne, EN
9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, EN
9 days ago
Company Description

Turnitin is a global SaaS company dedicated to ensuring the integrity of education and research and supporting the development of original thinking skills. As the academic and research landscape evolves, Turnitin stays ahead of trends through advancements in technology and deep partnerships with education leaders, institutions, and practitioners. Turnitin’s proprietary content databases — built over 20 years — provide an unparalleled repository of 1 billion student papers, best-in-class scholarly content from top publishers in every major discipline and in dozens of languages, and 70 billion current and archived web pages. We promote honesty, consistency, and fairness across all assignment types and subject areas so that educators can help students do their best, original work

Job Description

As a User Experience Designer at Turnitin, you will collaborate closely with other designers, product managers, engineers, researchers, data scientists, teaching experts, writers, and marketers to shape and ship exceptional user experiences — serving millions of students, instructors, and administrators in the global online education space. Our ideal candidate is highly motivated, collaborates broadly to create beautiful, user-focused solutions, and has experience in one or more of the following areas: product brand design or management, design systems, or data visualization.

  • Deliver full lifecycle of designs that meet product requirements and business objectives.
  • Create designs at all levels of fidelity; e.g. workflow maps, sketches, prototypes, wireframes, and high-fidelity specs.
  • Conduct usability research and other data collection methods to iterate and improve workflows, features, and user-facing communications.
  • Collaborate closely with other parts of the organization to balance design ideas with technical possibilities.
  • Regularly accept and manage feedback and constructive criticism from many internal and external stakeholders to iterate toward the best possible solution.
  • Define accessible, inclusive, and highly-usable interactions without sacrificing aesthetics.
  • Efficiently document and communicate designs in formats that are easy to understand and effective in driving the project’s next steps.
  • Provide visual QA for implemented designs to ensure designs are built to spec.
  • Uphold and push for design quality—with a deep appreciation for details.
  • Contribute to the evolution of Turnitin’s design system and interaction pattern library by adding to and regularly improving our core stylistic guidelines, components, and interaction models.
  • Inspire and help cross-functional team members build and operate with strong user empathy.
  • Facilitate creativity and collaboration among cross-functional team members to elicit ideas and cultivate shared understanding.
  • Support Turnitin’s commitment to world-class design by providing regular, constructive critique to other designers in design reviews.

QUALITIES WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • You care tremendously about hearing from users and using their feedback to help guide your work.
  • You are passionate about the balance between strong usability and world-class visual design.
  • You understand and enjoy the experimental and iterative nature of product design teams.
  • You enjoy digging into the details to define the best possible outcome.
  • You can adjust to changing focus, priorities, and tasks.  You can work independently and meet deadlines.
  • You have strong communication and presentation skills, written and verbal.
  • You are an empathetic teammate and cross-functional partner.
  • You are skilled at identifying small decisions that can have a significant impact.
Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATATIONS

  • Must provide a portfolio for consideration, showing how you design for user needs and iterate on those ideas based on user feedback, engineering constraints, and stakeholder desires
  • 1 years of experience as a UX designer, product designer, or related role
  • Fluency in design tools such as Figma and the Adobe Creative Suite

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Experience designing for education
  • Experience designing on machine learning, data, or growth teams
  • Experience designing for web accessibilitySkills in product branding, motion, illustration, or design systems
  • Skills in data visualizationSkills in UX writing
  • Skills in HTML, CSS, or javascript

Additional Information

No agency submissions 

Turnitin, LLC is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or veterans status.

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Experience Designer

Sage

newcastle
5 days ago
newcastle
5 days ago
Experience Designer
Advert:
People make Sage great. From our colleagues delivering ground-breaking solutions to the customers who use them: people have helped us grow for more than thirty years, and people are driving our future as a great SaaS company. We’re writing our next chapter. Be part of it!
Experience has taught us that when our customers thrive, we thrive. As a team, we always start with what customers need. Through the good… and more challenging times. Innovating at pace so customers can manage their finances, operations and people. Every one of us shapes our culture at Sage - doing what’s right and succeeding together, united by our commitment to each other. We encourage each other to grow in our roles, in our careers and as individuals.
Follow us on our social media sites below to join in conversations about career tips, open positions and company news! #lifeatsage #sagecareers. If you would like support with your application (or require any adjustments) please contact us atcareers@sage.comfor assistance. All qualified applicants will be thoughtfully considered and never discriminated against based on their race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Description:
Bridging the gap between great digital products and real human users is just one of your many passions. That’s what makes you so unique. And it’s UX Designers like you, whose mark has already been made in the tech sector, that makes Sage the transformative business it is today.
You’ll work with a small team of experienced developers tasked with imagining better user experiences and making them a reality. There’s no toe-dipping here. You’ll be collaborating on UX projects that you’ll from the very beginning, shaping the direction throughout the process, and making life better for Sage users. And we’re talking hundreds of thousands of users across seven countries.
Issued with a MacBook Pro and a digital drawing tablet, you’ll have everything you need to get stuck in right away. But before any of that, you’ll spend time getting to know your colleagues and our customers so you can understand them and work out how you’ll not only meet their needs but wow them with your flair for UX.
Your personal development doesn’t stop with UX – you’ll also be improving your own understanding on our dedicated learning days, with the opportunity to attend (or even speak at) conferences on latest innovations in the field. If you’re on the cutting edge and you’re ready to make a big impact with the work you do – this is your chance.
Ideal skills
• Interaction design.
• Visual design.
• Understanding of design systems.
• The ability to communicate design, giving and receiving feedback.
• Sketch, Figma and Adobe Cloud.
• Understanding of cloud-based products, mobile apps for IOS and Android, SaaS and rich web apps.
• Design Thinking, Design Sprint, Agile and Lean methodologies.
#LI-JL
Key Responsibilities:
Key responsibilities
• Competitor analysis, definition of the user model, discovery of business rules and constraints, collaboration with analysts.
• Design of layout patterns, UI elements, navigation patterns, information architecture.
• Divergent, convergent and iterative design backed up with rationale and critique.
• Rapid prototyping and user testing.
• Production of high-fidelity pixel-perfect designs and key states treatments, collaborating with visual designers and developers.
• Developing the Sage brand, pattern libraries and design language systems.
About Sage
Sage is a global company built on the unique personalities and characteristics of 13,000 colleagues across 24 countries. The market leader for cloud-based accounting, financials, enterprise management, people and payroll software, we empower the world’s business heroes. As a worldwide FTSE 100 company, we do business the right way while giving back to our local communities. By giving each colleague five paid days a year to support the Sage Foundation, they can volunteer in whatever way they feel best. We believe in building a culture where colleagues feel they can bring their whole selves to work. Where people know they’ll be judged on their performance and behaviours – not their identity. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment and not discriminated against based on their race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability.
Function:
CTO
Country:
United Kingdom
Office Location
Newcastle;Manchester
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Associate UX Researcher

Sage

newcastle
30+ days ago
newcastle
30+ days ago
Associate UX Researcher
Advert:
People make Sage great. From our colleagues delivering ground-breaking solutions to the customers who use them: people have helped us grow for more than thirty years, and people are driving our future as a great SaaS company. We’re writing our next chapter. Be part of it!
Experience has taught us that when our customers thrive, we thrive. As a team, we always start with what customers need. Through the good… and more challenging times. Innovating at pace so customers can manage their finances, operations and people. Every one of us shapes our culture at Sage - doing what’s right and succeeding together, united by our commitment to each other. We encourage each other to grow in our roles, in our careers and as individuals.
Follow us on our social media sites below to join in conversations about career tips, open positions and company news! #lifeatsage #sagecareers. If you would like support with your application (or require any adjustments) please contact us atcareers@sage.comfor assistance. All qualified applicants will be thoughtfully considered and never discriminated against based on their race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Description:
Do you enjoy simplifying complexity? Do you want to make a difference to a global audience of users?
Do you want to thrive in a company that prioritises customers and colleagues alike?
Our products are used by small business owners and entrepreneurs to help them spend less time on admin and more time on the stuff that matters.
We are looking to fill a new role in our research team, providing administration support to the research team; someone who can manage the recruitment and booking of research participants efficiently and help streamline and organise the research teams overall operations.
This is a new role, with the opportunity over time to help set the direction of a new specialism at Sage: Research Ops.
Experience in UX research is not necessary but an interest in the field would of course be nice. The core focus of this role is on the recruitment and booking side of our research projects and so an administration background would be helpful.
Your first 12 months will look something like this…
Get to know our customers and users, individually and as groups.
Build an understanding of the products we are working on.
Begin supporting the research team in recruiting for and helping organise research rounds.
Observe research sessions, getting to see the process, help take notes and see how the participants you recruit help us make better software.
Start expanding our user panel with innovative recruitment techniques.
Start looking at ways we could improve the process of planning research and the experience for participants.
Feel the buzz of discovering those ‘aha!’ moments that change everything.
Continue your self-development – with dedicated learning days, and funding for conferences and meetups.
Make a difference to communities with 5 volunteer days every year.
Enjoy benefits like flexible holiday allowances, a great pension, a healthcare cash plan, and join the onsite gym if you like.
If you’re ambitious enough to deliver the best in the market, but humble in understanding the real life needs of users, step this way!
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Key Responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities Include:
Managing participant recruitment
Work with researchers to recruit participants to a specified brief
Recruiting to multiple research briefs at a time
Help with the creation and implementation of UX recruitment policies and process
Stay up to date on laws, guidelines and policies, e.g. GDPR, consent, confidentiality and ethics around research
Coordination
Setting up and managing schedules for individual research rounds and ongoing research roadmap
Maintain an overview of research happening across the team to avoid duplication and connect related work
Supporting setup of tools for research sessions, e.g. Lookback, Teams links for participants, etc.
Work with researchers to curate and manage our participant panel/database
Managing participant experience
Supporting participants so they have the right links for sessions, have completed any up front tasks such as consent forms, etc.
Handle participant queries
Manage incentives for participants, making sure they receive their incentives in a timely manner
Helping manage our relationship with participant recruitment agencies
Function:
CTO
Country:
United Kingdom
Office Location
Newcastle
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Senior Software Developer

Sage

newcastle
4 days ago
newcastle
4 days ago
Senior Software Developer
Advert:
People make Sage great. From our colleagues delivering ground-breaking solutions to the customers who use them: people have helped us grow for more than thirty years, and people are driving our future as a great SaaS company. We’re writing our next chapter. Be part of it!
Experience has taught us that when our customers thrive, we thrive. As a team, we always start with what customers need. Through the good… and more challenging times. Innovating at pace so customers can manage their finances, operations and people. Every one of us shapes our culture at Sage - doing what’s right and succeeding together, united by our commitment to each other. We encourage each other to grow in our roles, in our careers and as individuals.
Follow us on our social media sites below to join in conversations about career tips, open positions and company news! #lifeatsage #sagecareers. If you would like support with your application (or require any adjustments) please contact us atcareers@sage.comfor assistance. All qualified applicants will be thoughtfully considered and never discriminated against based on their race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Description:
Interested in working on a complex service? Do you want to work in cutting edge tech? Enjoy team collaboration?
You’ll be joining a team of highly capable engineers, who enjoy working in a friendly, tight-knit team, building middle tier services and SPA React front ends. You can work on both, or specialize in one or the other.
Our technology stack is .NET Core using C# 100% in the cloud, with projects deployed on AWS and Azure.
We're rolling out systems designed to use NoSql, Graph, and Relational databases in a worldwide active-active environment for 24x7 availability with zero downtime updates.
#LI-AA1
Key Responsibilities:
We would love to meet you if you are (or want to be):
• Working in a .Net Core environment with strong exposure to REST API programming in C#
• AND/OR working in a browser environment utilizing React libraries.
• Have a deep understanding of the C# and/or Javascript, especially async programming.
• Willing to adapt to significant changes in either technology or environment
• A great problem solver, who loves to innovate and engineer creative solutions
• Has the self-confidence to have their work scrutinized by peers and managers, and in turn
• help grow the team’s skill level by sharing feedback with others.
• Intellectually curious
• Passionate and hungry to learn new skills and technologies (Web & Cloud based)
Nice to have experience:
• Experience with Azure or AWS
• .Net Core C#
• CosmosDb, DynamoDb
Why you would love to join us:
• You want to work on the Azure and AWS platforms
• You’ll work alongside highly capable engineers
• We offer a competitive salary, share scheme, bonus options and strong pensions plan
• Everyone gets 25 days of paid annual leave + options to buy up to 5 additional days
• Fantastic tech environment, using best of breed and cutting-edge technologies
• Make a difference to communities we live and work in, with your 5 volunteer days every year
• You will receive brand-new high-spec equipment to work on
• Flexible start times on the tech team
• Regular social events, team outings, conference and meet-ups.
• Join our on-site gym, the Sage running club, chess club, book club or start your own club!
• Free on-site parking
If you want to join a flexible, fun working environment, and would relish the opportunity to learn and grow within a knowledge sharing culture, we would love to hear from you.
Function:
CTO
Country:
United Kingdom
Office Location
Newcastle
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Senior UX Designer

Sage

newcastle
19 days ago
newcastle
19 days ago
Senior UX Designer
Advert:
People make Sage great. From our colleagues delivering ground-breaking solutions to the customers who use them: people have helped us grow for more than thirty years, and people are driving our future as a great SaaS company. We’re writing our next chapter. Be part of it!
Experience has taught us that when our customers thrive, we thrive. As a team, we always start with what customers need. Through the good… and more challenging times. Innovating at pace so customers can manage their finances, operations and people. Every one of us shapes our culture at Sage - doing what’s right and succeeding together, united by our commitment to each other. We encourage each other to grow in our roles, in our careers and as individuals.
Follow us on our social media sites below to join in conversations about career tips, open positions and company news! #lifeatsage #sagecareers. If you would like support with your application (or require any adjustments) please contact us atcareers@sage.comfor assistance. All qualified applicants will be thoughtfully considered and never discriminated against based on their race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Description:
Bridging the gap between great digital products and real human users is just one of your many passions. That’s what makes you so unique. And it’s UX Designers like you, whose mark has already been made in the tech sector, that makes Sage the transformative business it is today.
You’ll work with a small team of experienced developers tasked with imagining better user experiences and making them a reality. There’s no toe-dipping here. You’ll be collaborating on UX projects that you’ll from the very beginning, shaping the direction throughout the process, and making life better for Sage users. And we’re talking hundreds of thousands of users across seven countries.
Issued with a MacBook Pro and a digital drawing tablet, you’ll have everything you need to get stuck in right away. But before any of that, you’ll spend time getting to know your colleagues and our customers so you can understand them and work out how you’ll not only meet their needs but wow them with your flair for UX.
Your personal development doesn’t stop with UX – you’ll also be improving your own understanding on our dedicated learning days, with the opportunity to attend (or even speak at) conferences on latest innovations in the field. If you’re on the cutting edge and you’re ready to make a big impact with the work you do – this is your chance.
#LI-DNI
Key Responsibilities:
Ideal skills
• Interaction design.
• Visual design.
• Understanding of design systems.
• The ability to communicate design, giving and receiving feedback.
• Sketch, Figma and Adobe Cloud.
• Understanding of cloud-based products, mobile apps for IOS and Android, SaaS and rich web apps.
• Design Thinking, Design Sprint, Agile and Lean methodologies.
Key responsibilities
• Competitor analysis, definition of the user model, discovery of business rules and constraints, collaboration with analysts.
• Design of layout patterns, UI elements, navigation patterns, information architecture.
• Divergent, convergent and iterative design backed up with rationale and critique.
• Rapid prototyping and user testing.
• Production of high-fidelity pixel-perfect designs and key states treatments, collaborating with visual designers and developers.
• Developing the Sage brand, pattern libraries and design language systems.
About Sage
Sage is a global company built on the unique personalities and characteristics of 13,000 colleagues across 24 countries. The market leader for cloud-based accounting, financials, enterprise management, people and payroll software, we empower the world’s business heroes. As a worldwide FTSE 100 company, we do business the right way while giving back to our local communities. By giving each colleague five paid days a year to support the Sage Foundation, they can volunteer in whatever way they feel best. We believe in building a culture where colleagues feel they can bring their whole selves to work. Where people know they’ll be judged on their performance and behaviours – not their identity. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment and not discriminated against based on their race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability.
*If you are on a mobile device and are struggling to apply for this role, please tap the envelope button to email the job to yourself so you can complete on desktop.
Function:
CTO
Country:
United Kingdom
Office Location
Manchester;Newcastle
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UX Researcher

Sage

newcastle
19 days ago
newcastle
19 days ago
UX Researcher
Advert:
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Job Description:
As a UX Researcher, you will have deep empathy for users, is analytical and has had success evangelizing research findings and methodologies to make insights actionable, to drive product strategy and design for both new and existing products for any given business objective and project constraint.
ABOUT YOU:
Proficiency with a breadth of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and ability to come up with creative research solutions as needed.
Outstanding interpersonal skills in conducting live/field interviews, as well as remote user studies.
Proficiency in user-centered design best practices, as well as knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
Outstanding observational skills to discover user motivations, obstacles, emotion and needs beyond what is verbally communicated.
Experience with data analysis and how to meaningfully convey research findings/insights with details, clarity, objectivity and transparency
Innate curiosity and deep empathy for customers.
WHY YOU WOULD LOVE TO JOIN US:
You’ll work alongside highly capable UX and Content Designers, who really enjoy working collaboratively and embracing new ideas.
We offer a range of benefits that complement a competitive salary, including share save scheme, bonus options and pensions plan.
All colleagues get 25 days of paid annual leave with the option to buy up to another 5 days.
Plus, colleagues will receive learning day to develop skills and behaviours linked to their personal or career development!
Colleagues can also enjoy an additional number of family friendly benefits including the option to flex start and end times during the week and flexible working.
Sage also offers numerous business resources groups that you can join or simply be supported by such as our Foundation Amabassadors, Pride@Sage, Diversity&Inclusion@Sage and Healthy Mind First Aiders networks.
Now, is a great time to join the team. We’re already transforming the way people think and work to help customers thrive. We’re well on the way to becoming a great SaaS company. But to continue our lead, we need the right talent. So, if you’re ready for a new challenge, get in touch!
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Key Responsibilities:
Plan and execute user research in an agile development framework using both qualitative and quantitative methods and analysis.
Collaborate with stakeholders including product managers, designers, engineering, documentation teams to create research proposals through understanding the business needs, research goals and target customers.
Identify and prioritize actionable results based on research. Communicate detailed research findings and ensure the insights are translated into actionable direction through presentations, posters, graphics, displays, workshops, wireframes, etc.
Use a wide range of research methods, including ethnography/field research, participatory design, persona development, journey maps, interviews, concept testing, surveys, diary studies, usability studies, data analytics.
Apply usability heuristics and knowledge of current design best practices to evaluate new and existing features and offer viable suggestions for improvements.
Driving user research best practices across Sage People and Medium Segment Native Cloud Solutions.
Improve or establish new research processes, such as participant recruiting, results publishing, and an inventory of retrievable user data and insight.
Proactively conduct strategic research to gather customer insights to inform future offerings.
Function:
CTO
Country:
United Kingdom
Office Location
Newcastle;Manchester

Salary

£40.55k - £44.402k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

4 days ago

Description

The Role: 
 
Do you have strong experience of Java Web and Angular development?   Would you like to play a key role in serving your community through the development of exciting new technology that will support our police officers and staff to deliver an outstanding policing service?     

If so, Northumbria Police is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Java Developer to join a small team of Java Developers in the delivery and support of an exciting programme of technical change.  

In this role, you would have the opportunity to demonstrate your excellent problem solving skills and your system development experience using an agile delivery methodology.  

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.  We also offer flexible working both from an agile approach to work location through to flexing how you want to work your contracted hours to accommodate both successful service delivery and a healthy, balanced home life.
 
What will I be doing?
 
You will be working with your fellow Java Developers to support the effective running and maintenance of existing applications as well as designing and creating new applications, utilising your extensive knowledge and expertise in Java Web and Angular Development.
 
You will work with end users and affiliated stakeholders to understand the challenges that are being experienced to ensure any solution or fix delivered contributes to an efficient and effective policing service.   
 
You will ensure that the quality of your delivery is of a high standard and meets the acceptance criteria specified by the organisation.
 
What do I need?
• Excellent communication and team working skills;
• Strong estimating and planning capabilities;
• Solid technical skills and experience in the full Software Development Lifecycle;
• Extensive experience in Java development language;
• Strong experience in RESTful Web Services, MVC frameworks, Apache Tomcat, Javascript, HTML and CSS for user interface development, XML and JSON for data exchange and Oracle Databases;
• A minimum of 3 years commercial experience in Java;
• 2 years’ experience in Java Spring Framework;
• 1 years’ experience of Angular 2 onwards;
• Experience in Agile delivery methods;  
• Commercial experience of Hibernate/JPA for database access  and the JQuery Javascript library for user interface development would be beneficial;
• A degree, HND or equivalent qualification, and/or have significant relevant experience.
 
Vetting level: Recruitment Vetting (RV) 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 
 
If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk
 
 
Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone