R&D Engineer IT
We are working with our partnership company as they look to recruit a new IT engineer.
Based in Scunthorpe
Overall Purpose of Job
A key member of the Technology & Innovation team, this role is responsible for researching bleeding-edge opportunities to use technology and developing solutions to disrupt and improve our current business processes.
Research new technologies, ideas and trends in the market place to propose and trial new ways of working through the use of cutting-edge technology.
Attend networking & conferencing events spotting useful technologies and coming up with proposals for how these could be used.
Setup proof of concepts to move at speed when trialling new technologies.
Identify when a concept is not succeeding and being confident enough to pull-the-plug and ‘fail fast’.
Engage with partners to improve cutting edge technology and remove barriers to their success.
Responsible for the design, development, testing and implementation of new services or changes to existing ones.
Providing expertise to identify and translate business requirements into design and architectural documents for development.
Be a solution subject matter expert to help promote solution possibilities and opportunities as well as assisting operational maintenance.
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.
Ensuring best practices and industry standards are being adhered to as far as possible ensuring we remain secure & compliant.
Creativity & Innovation
Be competent in the use of a wide range of ICT products, and be able to use your own initiative, to provide a problem resolution service to the company.
Analyse and evaluate new products and technologies that will bring benefits and improvement to the group, making innovative recommendations to the Technology & Innovation team.
Be able to think creatively of how technologies can be used in different ways to resolve business problems.
Shape, design and plan solutions that are fit for purpose and bring real business value.
Knowledge, Skill & Experience Required
Practical experience of quickly being able to pick up and have a thorough understanding of new technologies.
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation and external agencies.
Strong commitment to continual service improvement and delivering quality work at all times.
Knowledge of project management or familiarity with project management methodologies.
Be competent with and have an understanding of networking theory
Knowledge of cyber-security related topics, in particular around hardening and securing services.
Familiarity with Azure Active Directory & other Azure technologies and services desirable.
Have an overall ICT awareness of software and hardware and skilled in all other general aspects of ICT.
Does this sound like the perfect opportunity for you? Please send your details through for review.