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Closing date 30/11/2020



Permanent Salary £26-29.8K p.a. Closing date 30/11/2020

IT Solutions Specialist Development

We are currently assisting our partnership company Ongo with a vacancy within the IT team, Solutions Specialist Development.


Permanent Position

Based in Scunthorpe

Salary £26K p.a. rising to £29800 p.a. after 6 month probationary period.


Main Responsibilities

  • Ensuring assigned projects are managed in a consistent and methodical approach throughout their life cycle.
  • Providing expertise to identify and translate business requirements into design and architectural documents for development.
  • Responsible for the design, development, testing and implementation of new services or changes to existing ones.
  • Help business functions/departments work more efficiently by utilising existing solutions and identifying new requirements where appropriate.
  • Be a solution subject matter expert to help promote solution possibilities and opportunities as well as assisting operational maintenance.
  • Ensure the infrastructure remains in a healthy state through the creation of proactive monitoring, making recommendations to rectify potential issues and increase performance.
  • Working closely with the support division on a regular basis to respond to demanding needs, assisting with any additional work as and when required.
  • Involvement with system upgrades, patching and development work including approval of changes. Testing to ensure a consistent, high-level customer experience and quality assurance.
  • Ensure technical writing is completed on all changes and projects to enable internal and external support to effectively troubleshoot and maintain.
  • Maintain excellent working relationship with customers, 3rd party support, developers and other key professionals.


Key Skills

  • Be competent with and have a broad understanding of administering and querying MS SQL databases.
  • Experience with administering and querying MySQL and Sybase databases.
  • Utilise various SQL functions to perform data extraction, transformation and loading between databases.
  • Expert experience of integrating various systems in a variety of methods available.
  • Experience with JavaScript/jQuery, HTML & CSS is essential.
  • Experience with PHP, JSON and VB.Net is desirable.
  • Competent at data manipulation, validation and verification.
  • Experience of Aareon QL, 1st Touch and Kirona DRS desirable.
  • The ability to be able to provide simple explanations of technical matters to non-technical personnel.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation and external agencies.


An excellent opportunity to join a dynamic IT team in a challenging role.


Does this sound like the perfect position for you, matching your experience and background, if so please send your details through and we will be in touch.


Job application - Ongo Recruitment

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