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Development & Process Lead

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Development & Process Lead

Posted 2 months ago

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality! Our core value of ‘Love Work, Love Life, Be You’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day and help us continue to grow. We are the number one UK headquartered software provider in the UK and are forecasted to grow to a global population of over 12,000 employees by 2026. What are we all about? At Access, we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this passion that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from the Hospitality sector, to Manufacturing industry, to Not for Profit’s to Construction, and many more. We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business, currently helping over 60,000 customers to have the freedom to do more. Base Location In the main, our roles are remote / working from home, with occasional travel to an Access office, supplier / partner or customer site. Some roles are site-based and if this applies to this role, this will be discussed with you during the hiring process. This role will be based in our APAC region and will work on projects residing in Malaysia (particularly Kula Lumpur), Australia and New Zealand. The role will need to liaise with UKIE colleagues and partners also. Working Hours Core hours are Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 6.00pm local time (excluding lunch break). Occasionally, we will ask staff to stagger their working pattern (small adjustments, e.g. 8.00am to 4.30pm), to provide coverage for colleagues or to accommodate interaction with international colleagues. We are a global organisation and operate a follow-the-sun service model and therefore we do not require our staff to work out of hours as part of normal practice. About the position: This role reports into our Head of Engineering Excellence within the Engineering Excellence team, part of the overall Products and Engineering Transformation and Excellence Function. You will have the opportunity to lead, provide technical administration support and work on a variety of projects which are strategically designed to continuously improve, change, and accelerate the way we do things across our 150+ Engineering teams allowing us to scale and be a world class Engineering Function. You will be responsible for driving and implementing a variety of initiatives that span across all our Divisions at Access. You will be utilising your technical skills and several other skills outside of coding to achieve this. Your week will be varied and could range from managing and tracking software license usage, creating and managing email distribution lists, designing how to monitor software license use, understanding tooling and systems integrations and migrations and where possible identifying best tools, running systems feasibility studies, leading best practice discussions with engineering teams and assisting teams to adopt them, to documenting guidance and providing learning and coaching on implementation of new initiatives. Responsibilities: · Monitor the software licenses in use across the Access P&E estate, removing, adding and tracking license use. · Feed the requirement for software licenses spend. · Create and manage appropriate email distribution lists. · Manage and administer the key development tools such as ADO, Target Process and Jira · Support tooling integrations to support workflow efficiencies, with an understanding of how API’s work and how they can be implemented. · Support teams on tooling integrations. · Support teams through the appropriate documentation/learning information required through the central website. · Support new starters (new acquisitions to the Access Engineering way of working and set up of tools involved). · Keep the central website up to date to support learning and development. · Support central change initiatives in terms of technical expertise, systems configuration and end user training. · Share your knowledge and experience with others through hands on coaching, mentoring and training of engineering teams to support the implementation of our initiatives, including our Graduate Academy programme and associated Assessment Centres. About you: You may have been a full stack Senior Developer, with experience of a range of languages and technologies such as: • C# • ASP.Net Core • REST • SQL • Entity Framework • Web API • Javascript libraries and frameworks such as React · You have direct experience working with delivery pipelines, contributing to a shared codebase. · You have worked in software development. · You have a good understanding of source code management best practice, with ability to troubleshoot issues. · Good understanding of data engineering required for reporting platforms. · Good understanding of issue tracking tools such as Azure Devops, Jira. · Good understanding of security methodologies such as OAuth and Open Id. · You have an excellent understanding of software industry development standards, applying them appropriately to the scenario at hand. · You are an excellent communicator and able to communicate well at all levels to be able to share knowledge and experience. · You are comfortable with an agile environment, enjoying a fast-paced and collaborative atmosphere, demonstrating the ability to co-ordinate and plan your work, help unblock others, and prioritise in a scrum team environment. · You are comfortable in working across a variety of projects where the focus isn’t always just on coding. · You are excellent at creating appropriate documentation to explain solutions or to support the implementation of initiatives and learning. · You take pride in your work and the work of your team. · You are adapt at displaying ownership, responsibility and good decision-making skills. What does Access offer you? We are a growing software company, and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously and we will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference. On top of a competitive salary, our wellbeing days taking you to 25 days leave a year (rules apply) and a health contribution you’ll also be able to choose from a range of benefits to suit you. We pride ourselves on being an organisation that gives back so you’ll also have 3 charity days you can take to support something that matters to you. At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be whom we are looking for. We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun! What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family! Love Work. Love Life. Be You.