Vacancies2019-02-20T09:13:08+00:00

Vacancies

If you are considering a career at risual, we are currently recruiting for the roles below. All of our roles receive a wide range of company benefits including employer pension (with contribution matching up to 5%), private medical insurance, death in service, 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays), childcare vouchers, and excellent office facilities.

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Current Vacancies

Software developer

Based at risual HQ, Stafford
£Competitive

The Role

The Application Developer role is responsible for producing high quality code across a range of projects and technologies, working alongside other Application Developers, UX Designers and Testers to produce state-of-the-art solutions based upon the latest technologies across the Microsoft stack.
The Application Developer works using a variety of agile methodologies and follows the DevOps process to shorten development cycles, increase deployment frequency, provide more dependable releases, all in close alignment with business or customer objectives.

About You

  • Very strong generic coding skills (OO design, Design Patterns, Clean Coding, Testing Techniques)
  • Passion for problem-solving, readiness to take ownership and drive solutions to problems
  • Deep expertise and hands on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, C# and API’s.
  • Flexible and used to balancing multiple external projects/work loads
  • Used to working with DevOps and automation
  • Security conscious with experience of working within ISO 27001 culture
  • Keen interest in emerging technologies, learning new languages and skills
  • Ability to be SC level cleared and adhere to relevant policies
  • Good written skills as input into the bid process will be required
  • Commercially aware
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work confidentially
  • A strong customer focus
  • Excellent timekeeping skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Desire to help others
  • Eager to learn
  • Punctual and professional
  • Good team working skills
  • Ability to stay calm in difficult situations
  • Smart appearance
  • Good communication skills

Consultant – Data Platform

Home based, with regular UK travel to customer sites
£Competitive + Car Allowance

The Role

As a Consultant within risual, you will design, configure and implement cutting edge enterprise data solutions to provide our customers with a technology foundation for success. With a clear focus on delivering the best value, you will work through the complete consulting life-cycle, including (but not limited to):

  • Customer liaison to project requirements, scope and integration with existing systems
  • Development, configuration, integration, testing, optimisation, implementation and debug of bespoke customer solutions
  • Testing of software applications or hardware devices that may be deployed to enhance solution
  • Resolve technical issues and offer proactive technical support
  • Development of tools that may be used by others to help provision, manage or troubleshoot deployments
  • Documentation of solutions to ensure support teams and other consultants can participate in support and onward development

This role is home based and will involve some travel to customer sites, as well as remote project consulting work. It is anticipated that approximately 50% of working time will be spend on customer site.

About You

You will have proven and referable experience of developing enterprise data solutions in:

  • Data Management
  • Database Development
  • Data Engineering
  • Business Intelligence
  • Advanced Analytics

using both relational and non-relational data stores, on-premises and cloud native, using different technologies including:

  • SQL Server (Database Services, Integration Services, Reporting Services, Analysis Services)
  • Azure SQL
  • Azure CosmosDB
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Lake
  • Azure HD Insight
  • Azure Data Bricks
  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Other RDBMS; Oracle, Postgres, MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • Visual Studio
  • Powershell
  • TSQL
  • R
  • Python

In addition, holding a Microsoft SQL MCSA is essential; completion of your MCSE qualification in this technical area would be preferred.

You will have excellent communication skills, have the ability to explain complex systems clearly, and demonstrate a strong customer focus, involving managing customer and stakeholder expectations. In addition, you will have strong documentation skills and an ability to effectively problem solve, should any issues arise within your projects. An understanding and the application of security principles in cloud technologies is also required.

Identity and Security Consultant

Home based, with regular UK travel to customer sites

£Competitive + Car Allowance

The Role

As a Consultant within risual, you will design, configure and implement cutting edge enterprise technology solutions to provide our customers with a technology foundation for success. With a clear focus on delivering the best value, you will work through the complete consulting life-cycle, including (but not limited to):

  • Customer liaison to project requirements, scope and integration with existing systems
  • Development, configuration, integration, testing, optimisation, implementation and debug of bespoke customer solutions
  • Testing of software applications or hardware devices that may be deployed to enhance solution
  • Resolve technical issues and offer proactive technical support
  • Development of tools that may be used by others to help provision, manage or troubleshoot deployments
  • Documentation of solutions to ensure support teams and other consultants can participate in support and onward development

This role is home based and will involve some travel to customer sites, as well as remote project consulting work. It is anticipated that approximately 50% of working time will be spend on customer site.

About You

You will have proven and referable experience of using different technologies, including:

  • Identity – (MIM) / AD / AAD / Cloud ID / Privileged Identity Management (PIM) ATA
  • PKI
  • EM&S Security products
  • AIP / ARM / DLP
  • Cloud App Security
  • Advanced Threat Analytics
    Key Vault
    MFA

You will have excellent communication skills, have the ability to explain complex systems clearly, and demonstrate a strong customer focus, involving managing customer and stakeholder expectations. In addition, you will have strong documentation skills and an ability to effectively problem solve, should any issues arise within your projects. An understanding and the application of security principles in cloud technologies is also required.

OSD and Systems Management Consultant

Home based, with regular UK travel to customer sites

£Competitive + Car Allowance

The Role

As a Consultant within risual, you will design, configure and implement cutting edge enterprise technology solutions to provide our customers with a technology foundation for success. With a clear focus on delivering the best value, you will work through the complete consulting life-cycle, including (but not limited to):

  • Customer liaison to project requirements, scope and integration with existing systems
  • Development, configuration, integration, testing, optimisation, implementation and debug of bespoke customer solutions
  • Testing of software applications or hardware devices that may be deployed to enhance solution
  • Resolve technical issues and offer proactive technical support
  • Development of tools that may be used by others to help provision, manage or troubleshoot deployments
  • Documentation of solutions to ensure support teams and other consultants can participate in support and onward development

This role is home based and will involve some travel to customer sites, as well as remote project consulting work. It is anticipated that approximately 50% of working time will be spend on customer site.

About You

You will have proven and referable experience of using different technologies, including:

  • Intune / SCCM
  • Client OS (Windows 10)
  • Auto-VPN/Direct Access
  • Automation
  • Log Analytics
  • OMS/Azure Monitor

You will have excellent communication skills, have the ability to explain complex systems clearly, and demonstrate a strong customer focus, involving managing customer and stakeholder expectations. In addition, you will have strong documentation skills and an ability to effectively problem solve, should any issues arise within your projects. An understanding and the application of security principles in cloud technologies is also required.

Enterprise Architect

Home based, with regular UK travel to customer sites

£Competitive + Car Allowance

The Role

As an Enterprise Architect at risual you will be expected to provide strategic IT direction to a customer and overall technical governance on the projects that they are involved in. You will also be expected to work across multiple projects and customers providing governance, oversight, thought leadership and strategic foresight as necessary to ensure the right outcome for customers.

The Enterprise Architect must work with the Engagement Manager to manage projects to a successful conclusion, including technical and business outcomes, as well as own the technology and quality elements of a project where the Engagement Manager owns the timeline and cost. The Enterprise Architect is responsible for defining a target architecture for a customer and then developing an IT strategy to deliver it. A critical element of an engagement with an Enterprise Architect is to define clear business and strategic benefits that determine the associated IT solutions that are proposed and delivered. This could be new business capability or improved allocation of IT budgets through the correct licensing model.

The Enterprise Architect works with the customer to ensure they understand the transition and effects on their business, assisting them in driving the adoption of the new capabilities being deployed across the organisation and defining any impact on their target operating model ensuring the solution continues to drive business value throughout its lifecycle.

About You

The ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Have excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Have a business strategy focus and understand how technology can assist
  • Have excellent communications skills, written and verbal; confident in communicating clearly with people at all levels of technical knowledge and seniority
  • Ideally be from a technical consultancy background having previously worked on customer sites designing and delivering Microsoft solutions
  • Have knowledge of TOGAF architecture framework and ITIL principles
  • Have a focus on delivery, leading the project towards completion within a structured framework
  • Have a good, broad understanding of Microsoft technologies with experience in delivering Microsoft technologies through the full project lifecycle
  • Have experience in delivering effective technical and business presentations to large audiences including at CxO level
  • Be able to identify business and technology requirements through a consultative process with both technical and non-technical people within a customer’s environment
  • Be capable of documenting technical detail simply and in a way that highlights the business and technical benefits
  • Have experience of working with business users and selling the benefits of the project
  • Have experience of managing senior stakeholders

External Account Manager

Home based, with UK travel to customer sites

£Competitive

The Role

You will be part of our fast-paced Sales team working to meet or exceed assigned sales targets on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. In this role you will need to ensure control of sales opportunities and be predictable and accurate through regular sales forecasting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. You will have use of all risual tools to effectively plan, execute/engage and represent yourself to the required standard, including the use of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. You will also need to keep in regular contact with key individuals within the assigned accounts and meet the standard defined.

You will be expected to sell a minimum of £100K per month of risual services to your assigned accounts consisting of consulting services, managed services, solutions and skills offerings. It will be your responsibility to manage relationships and sell risual services to assigned customer and prospect accounts (between 25 to 50 accounts in total) as well as follow up on leads that are generated through risual’s marketing activities.

This role is home based and may involve some occasional travel to customer sites and risual head office

About You

You will able to demonstrate that you can thrive in a culture that has a strong focus on personal growth and self-development, and that also requires collaborative team working. You will have a proven track record of sales excellence, a demonstrable track record of achieving targets, and driving successful outcomes. The following is also desired from the successful candidate:

• Experience of working with a structured sales methodology
• Clear, demonstrable experience of selling services that are aligned to the Microsoft solution/technology/product portfolio
• A demonstrable network of customer and Microsoft connections is preferred

Sales Apprentice

Based at risual HQ, Stafford

£12,305 p.a.

The Role

This role will involve working within the Sales department supporting our sales management team and sales professionals during a 12-month apprenticeship. This is a key role within our team, providing support and demonstrating excellent customer service internally to our sales professions in the areas of sales administration, and both internally and externally when supporting bids and tenders and promoting events and initiatives.

The role of risual Apprentice will include to:

• Update sales opportunities in risual’s internal CRM system
• Generate quotes and proposals for customers
• Book sales orders in our internal systems
• Liaise with risual’s Project Management Office to ensure smooth transition of orders into risual’s delivery functions
• Provide the customer facing interface for all sales queries into risual, providing excellent customer service
• Help to schedule internal and customer review of risual’s Customer Account and Partnership Plans (CAPP) which the Account Director owns for their customer
• Schedule customer meetings and calls with appropriate member of the sales team, risual’s delivery teams, Microsoft sales staff and customers to progress Microsoft Public Cloud success plans
• Booking CAPP review meetings internally and externally
• Help to ensure that Account Charters are being upheld through follow-up of actions with sales team members.

About You

The skills required from you in this role will be as follows:

• Good attention to detail
• Ability to work confidentially
• Excellent timekeeping skills
• Good organisation skills
• Good communication skills

We are looking for the personal qualities listed below:

• Punctual and professional
• Smart appearance
• Desire to be an ambassador for apprenticeships and the company
• Competent in using MS Office
• Good inter-personal skills working in and contributing to small and large teams both client facing and internally with risual

Microsoft Sales Specialist

Home based, with regular UK travel to customer sites

£Competitive

The Role

You will be part of our fast-paced Sales team, working to meet or exceed assigned practice targets on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. In this role, you will work with the risual Account Management sellers to help them to increase pipeline and ensure that deals close in a timely fashion. You will also be required to execute on agreed sales and marketing campaigns to drive new sales opportunities. You will have access to and be able to use all the risual tools to effectively plan, execute/engage and represent yourself to the required standard including the use of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. As a Microsoft Sales Specialist, you will ensure that whitespace for risual solutions is effectively covered across all managed active and inactive customer accounts. You will also manage a portfolio of solution areas, including requirements gathering, design of solutions and updates/enhancements to content, including writing of functional specifications and maintaining product roadmaps.

This role is home based and may involve some occasional travel to customer sites and risual head office.

About You

You will be able to demonstrate that you can thrive in a culture that has a strong focus on personal growth and self-development, and that also requires collaborative team working. You must also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of working with a structured sales methodology
  • Clear, demonstrable experience of engaging customers and a foundation of understanding of customers’ needs and priorities
  • Good understanding of the related Microsoft solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills
Consultant – OSD/Client Management

Home based, with regular UK travel to customer sites

£Competitive + Car Allowance

The Role
As a Consultant within risual, you will design, configure and implement cutting edge enterprise technology solutions to provide our customers with a technology foundation for success. With a clear focus on delivering the best value, you will work through the complete consulting life-cycle, including (but not limited to):

Customer liaison to project requirements, scope and integration with existing systems
Development, configuration, integration, testing, optimisation, implementation and debug of bespoke customer solutions
Testing of software applications or hardware devices that may be deployed to enhance solution
Resolve technical issues and offer proactive technical support
Development of tools that may be used by others to help provision, manage or troubleshoot deployments
Documentation of solutions to ensure support teams and other consultants can participate in support and onward development

This role is home based and will involve some travel to customer sites (approximately 50%), as well as remote project consulting work.

About You
You will have proven and referable experience of designing and implementing OSD/Client Management solutions including:

MCSE or MCSA qualification
Client OS deployment and configurations (including Windows 7/8.1/10)
Management of Client OS via Microsoft (Autopilot / SCCM / Group Policy)
Microsoft Mobile Device Management and Mobile Application Management
Application / Software deployment and application packaging
Windows Analytics
Active Directory / Azure Active Directory

You will have excellent communication skills, have the ability to explain complex systems clearly, and demonstrate a strong customer focus, involving managing customer and stakeholder expectations. In addition, you will have strong documentation skills and an ability to effectively problem solve, should any issues arise within your projects. An understanding and the application of security principles in cloud technologies is also required.

Business Analyst

Home based, with regular UK travel to customer sites

£Competitive + Car Allowance

The Role

As a Business Analyst at risual you will work with a customer to understand their business objectives, processes and transformational requirements. The role is to ensure that customer’s projects deliver on the business transformation that is captured during the project initiation. This could include both technical and non-technical solutions.

The Business Analyst will often work within a risual project team and should be focused on supporting the overall objectives of the project. Therefore, they will need to effectively communicate with both customers and risual colleagues as well as third parties where required in order to ensure that the business aspects of a project are fully understood and embedded within the project delivery.

This role is home based and will involve some travel to customer sites (approximately 50%)

About You

You will have referenceable experience of performing business process health-checks and proposing improvements, working with software development teams through the full project lifecycle and working with Agile and Waterfall project methodologies.

You should hold, or be working towards, one of the following certifications (or equivalent):

• Chartered Institute for IT – Business Analyst
• International Institute of Business Analysis – Certified Business Analysis Professional

In addition, you will have excellent communication skills, written and verbal and be confident in communicating clearly with people at all levels of knowledge and seniority.

Consultant – Platform Infrastructure

Home based, with regular UK travel to customer sites

£Competitive + Car Allowance

The Role

As a Consultant within risual, you will design, configure and implement cutting edge enterprise technology solutions to provide our customers with a technology foundation for success. With a clear focus on delivering the best value, you will work through the complete consulting life-cycle, including (but not limited to):

• Customer liaison to project requirements, scope and integration with existing systems
• Development, configuration, integration, testing, optimisation, implementation and debug of bespoke customer solutions
• Testing of software applications or hardware devices that may be deployed to enhance solution
• Resolve technical issues and offer proactive technical support
• Development of tools that may be used by others to help provision, manage or troubleshoot deployments
• Documentation of solutions to ensure support teams and other consultants can participate in support and onward development

This role is home based and will involve some travel to customer sites, as well as remote project consulting work. It is anticipated that approximately 50% of working time will be spend on customer site.

About You
You will have proven and referable experience of using different technologies including:
• Azure IaaS / Hyper-V (traditional and scripted deployment) / Physical infra
• Enterprise monitoring OMS / SCOM
• Perimeter / network devices (NVA’s Load balancers etc)
• Vnetworking / VPN / ExpressRoute
• Knowledge of Azure backup and migration technologies
• Storage – StorSimple/Files/Blob/Tables/Queues etc

You will have excellent communication skills, have the ability to explain complex systems clearly, and demonstrate a strong customer focus, involving managing customer and stakeholder expectations. In addition, you will have strong documentation skills and an ability to effectively problem solve, should any issues arise within your projects. An understanding and the application of security principles in cloud technologies is also required.

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