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

Finance Assistant

Based at risual HQ, Stafford
£Competitive

The Role

  • Supplier and Customer Management
  • Lead and be accountable for meeting transactional deadlines.
  • Raise, approve and issue transaction documents.
  • Relationship management.
  • Credit control duties.
  • Review aged reports.
  • Audit processing of employee expense claims.
  • Reporting and Governance
  • Reconcile bank account.
  • Reconciling time entries to sales ledger, investigate variances.
  • Support contracts to cash procedure.
  • Posting of journals.
  • Preparation of reporting and transactions lists for hand over to Finance Office for Governance.
    Assist with audits.

Support to Finance Team Lead and Finance Office for Governance
Responsibility for the management of the finance email inbox.
Support to the Finance Team Lead and Finance Governance post as required

About You

A minimum of AAT level 3 qualification or qualified by proven business experience.
Three year demonstrable experience of working in a busy mixed finance environment/similar role.
Good attention to detail
Aptitude for maths and financial data
Excellent time management skills with the ability to adjust to varying priorities in a dynamic environment, work under pressure, and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
Drive to maintain own professional qualifications/personal development, sharing knowledge and supporting colleagues.

Marketing Assistant

Based at risual HQ, Stafford
£Competitive

risual is a consultancy and managed services organization delivering business aligned consultancy, solutions and services to our customers based primarily on Microsoft platforms.

At risual we firmly believe that people are at the heart of our company’s success. We ask our people to represent our core company values at all times and always work to ensure that we deliver the best possible service for our customers and partners driving positive change and transformation through the use of Microsoft technology solutions.

The Role

The purpose of the Marketing Assistant is to pick up all marketing execution activity in relation to marketing events, webcasts, design and mailings.

Duties include:

  • Managing all email marketing outgoing from risual marketing
  • Managing all events and webcasts delivered by risual
  • Managing the marketing inbox and all incoming emails – assigning out to the necessary people with in the team
  • Liaising with sales on marketing activities
  • Improving attendance to events
  • Improving open and read rates on newsletters

About You 

You will be a team player who is extremely organised with strong attention to detail; this includes having good spelling and grammar and being capable of managing multiple deadlines.

We would expect you to have experience of the following:

  • Marketing email platforms, such as Mail Chimp
  • CRM
  • Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Email marketing and promotion

Internal Project Manager

Based at risual HQ, Stafford
£Competitive

An opportunity has arisen for a driven, motivated individual looking for a challenging role in Project Management.  The role of Internal Project Manager with our Project Management Office is to co-ordinate and manage the successful initiation, deployment and completion customer projects and engagements.

The role would suit an applicant at the beginning of their career journey looking for a role that provides growth and great opportunity to develop, as well as an experienced and competent administrator seeking a new challenge in a successful and supportive organisation.

Based in Stafford, you will work within the immediate Project Management Office team alongside the broader team of project and engagement managers and consulting teams who are responsible for delivering technical and business application related IT and business projects to our customers.  You will be required to take leadership of small projects or internal project managed projects and manage them through to completion.  This will involve collaborative working across risual, our customers and partner organisations and suppliers to ensure all projects are delivered to agreed time, budget and quality criteria.  As your skills and capability grow, you’ll be given more responsibility and work more autonomously to develop the skills a competent internal project manager needs.  A customer centric attitude is a must, along with the ability to manage multiple tasks, show drive and motivation and a meticulous attention to detail.  risual is a passionate ambassador of employee wellbeing and learning and development and therefore the role is suited to individuals who will bring a growth mindset with an eagerness to progress and complete qualifications and training for their personal growth.

This is a full time role, Monday to Friday, on a standard office working day.  We would encourage applicants on a job share basis and have some flexibility around start and end times in line with business needs.

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.

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 – 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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