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Denis Bayliss

Branch Manager Phone: 02476 309090

Sector Focus: IT
Disciplines: Development | ERP | Support | Business Intelligence | Testing | IT Management

I am a Recruitment Specialist with over 26 years experience. I manage the ASC IT Recruitment Division, where we focus on providing innovative recruitment Solutions to selected customers across the UK. 

My experienced team of consultants specialise in selected vertical markets - focusing all of their time and effort building their expertise in these selected areas. 

 

 
 
 
 

DENIS BAYLISS JOBS

 
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Infrastructure Architect

Technical Architect required by my client, a global supplier of services to the public sector.

Benefits include: competitive salary, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension scheme (matched up to 6%), training & development opportunities, and as a valued employee you will have access to a world of exclusive discounts and privileges including Childcare vouchers, Cycle to Work scheme, Mobile Phone discounts, Merlin Attractions and more!

Reporting into the Solution Manager Lead you will be responsible for:

  • Producing IT infrastructure architecture
  • Ensuring that the respective components support the overall solution needs/business requirements
  • Typically work on a broad range of medium sized projects, from inception to in-life
  • Support senior colleagues with more complex design solutions.

About You:

If you are an experienced consultant with advancing knowledge in the field of infrastructure architecture then we would like to talk to you, we ask only that

In addition to this you will be accountable for the IT infrastructure integrity within an IT solution context, whilst managing design dependencies and impacts of change.

  • You have demonstrable experience as a IT Infrastructure Architect
  • If you have previously produced architectural designs for infrastructure solutions
  • You have a recognised relevant certification such as BCS Certificate in Enterprise & Solution Architecture, TOGAF 8/9, etc.

Any additional knowledge/experience of industry recognised certifications VCDX, CCIE, NetApp NCDA, etc would be an advantage though not mandatory.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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IT Manager (Logistics)

benefits, pension, negotiable, Equity

IT Manager required for my client, a Logistics Support business based in Northamptonshire.

This role offers a very competitive salary, significant opportunity for growth/progression and the potential of 2.5% equity.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of support and managing IT infrastructure and ERP systems in a logistics environment. This company is expanding and have recently taken on distribution premises in the US, so we are looking for someone to grow with the business over the medium to long term. To work closely with the senior management team in creating and delivering a long term IT strategy for the business whilst managing the support and delivery of daily IT Operations.

The role requires the following experience -

  • Managing a small IT or Support Team
  • Management of ERP Systems
  • Responsible for Systems Integration
  • Systems and Hardware Support

This role would suit either an experienced IT Manager or an experienced Support Lead who is looking for the opportunity to take the next step whilst still remaining hands on and involved on a daily basis. However previous experience of working with ERP systems on a Logistics environment is key.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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C# Developer

£25000 - £30000 per annum

SUMMARY

Junior C# Software Developer / Programmer required for my client a leading retail technology business.

This role is for a dynamic and driven full-stack developer to bring his/her knowledge and experience to help maintain and develop internally developed retail solutions. There will be opportunities to work on different technologies and to expand skills and knowledge.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable C# and T-SQL code.
  • Deliver high quality functional software within agreed timescales.
  • Collaborate with a team to prepare designs, estimates and functional specifications.
  • Maintain quality through code and document reviews.
  • Participate in Agile based meetings to ensure iterations are well defined, planned and delivered.
  • Investigate software/system faults and devise solutions to these problems.
  • Review team & iteration performance to identify improvements to future deliveries.
  • Take responsibility for own learning and ensure rapid uptake of familiarity with the system
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to understand their needs and develop changes
  • Maintain accurate documentation

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • Strong analytic skills, and logical approach to problem solving.
  • Commercial experience developing with C#, T-SQL, MVC and ASP.NET.
  • Solid T-SQL skills including experience of creating and amending Stored Procedures working with Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Experience of Ember JS
  • Experience creating/maintaining web sites on Internet Information Services.
  • Ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment and be a highly organised individual with the ability to multi-task and have a high attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of design patterns and Object Orientated Design.
  • Strong knowledge of refactoring, including improving the design of existing code.
  • An Interest in programming best practices.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and be autonomous and proactive in solving problems.
  • Clear and concise documentation skills
  • Knowledge of relational database technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server and related .NET technologies
  • Knowledge of Java, Ionic, Intel XDA, Typescript, Bootstrap, IIS 7.0
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT
  • Familiarity with continuous integration

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing software company with strong ambitions and to bring your own skills and ideas to the team. We are looking for eager, self-motivated individuals who thrive on learning and problem solving, who are up for a challenge and want to make a difference. Attitude is more important than experience.

 

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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Security & Safety Solution consultant

£40000 - £50000 per annum potentially negotiable

Security & Safety Solution consultant required for the Cheshire offices of my global client.

A unique and interesting opportunity bringing together my client's history of management systems, technologies, products and HMI systems with their current leading edge IOT based security & Safety solutions.

The main purpose of this role is to create business opportunity & develop value added consulting services or projects by leveraging domain expertise and an understanding of the customer business/environment.

A candidate with experience of IOT Security & Safety Solutions for industry, with working knowledge of the following:

  • IOT Security/Safety
  • DCS
  • HMI (Human/Machine Interface)
  • Alarm Management

This role requires the candidate to impact upon all key stages of solution provision including:

  • Strategic Positioning
  • Business Development
  • Innovation
  • Sales Support
  • Consulting/Engagement
  • Solution Implementation
  • Project Management
  • Marketing

This is a permanent role for a market leading global organisation, it would suit someone with a background in safety/security from industry. This role combines sound business knowledge with the technical savvy to define, build and implement relevant solutions in this area.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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Denis Bayliss

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2nd/3rd line IT Support Analyst

2nd / 3rd line Technical Support Analyst required for my client an IT Services and Cloud Solution Provider with multiple offices.

Seeking a keen, driven individual to assist in the delivery of first-class support and installation services to the current and growing client base. The role may well require as much as 40% of the time at client's sites (Largely Midlands based)

The selected individual will be joining a forward thinking business with great exposure to various technologies and solutions.

Duties:

  • To provide 2nd/3rd line technical support to a diverse array of clients (telephone / remote and site based support)
  • Provide on site support & installations where required
  • To provide 2nd/3rd line support of escalated helpdesk calls
  • To be proactive when dealing with user issues keeping the client updated on the status of their support query
  • To log and action issues identified by proactive monitoring
  • To support and maintain all levels of appropriate documentation
  • To assist in the maintenance and administration of hosted solutions

Essential Experience:

  • Previous experience working in a role providing a high level of 2nd line desktop & server support / Helpdesk (remote/telephone/desk side/site support) experience
  • Excellent telephone manner, stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft based server operating systems with emphasis on Windows Server 2008, 2012 & 2016
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft based desktop operating system Windows 7/8/10
  • Exchange server 2010 / 2013 & Exchange Online (Office 365)
  • Experience with using and troubleshooting Outlook 2007 / 2010 within a network environment (permissions, calendar sharing, and delegation)
  • Experience of managing shared folders and printers in a network environment
  • Knowledge of network and firewall administration, Active Directory administration - users creation, group memberships management, password management

Desirable Experience:

  • DNS/DHCP/VPN/VLAN/Firewalls
  • Group Policy
  • Microsoft / certifications desirable
  • Server installation / migration experience
  • Linux server exposure Ubuntu, Centos
  • VoIP/SIP/Telephony Exposure
  • Previous VAR / Reseller experience

This is an opportunity to join a growing and forward thinking organisation with a great ethos, who place great technical service and relationship management at the heart of the business

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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Denis Bayliss

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Junior IT Analyst

Up to £19000 per annum

A 1st line support analyst required for my East Midlands based client, a specialist in IT Services, Solutions and outsourcing.

We are looking for an entry level/junior IT support analyst to perform the following tasks:

Support

  • Provide 1st /2nd line technical support to clients
  • Ensure client portal submissions are acknowledged and all relevant information is acquired
  • Ensure that the system support account is checked and processed every 15 minutes
  • Ensure all incoming calls are answered within 3 rings
  • Remain in constant communication with customers and avoid "techy speak"
  • Follow, understand and memorise the Operating Procedures manual
  • Ensure SLA's are met and aren't breached
  • Maintain any equipment provided for the purposes of the role
  • Update procedures, forms and KB articles whenever applicable
  • Go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that the customer receives an excellent service
  • Keep to deadlines and appointments
  • Always maintain a positive attitude and always be polite to customers
  • Always do what you say you will do
  • Always treat customers with the up most respect, they keep us all employed

Admin

  • Maintain own job list ensure all jobs are kept up to date
  • Maintain own email account in an efficient manner
  • Maintain own and shared diaries
  • Complete time sheets either same day or next day by 10am
  • Keep a tidy, paperless work area in all parts of the office in accordance with ISO standards

Qualifications

A demonstrable interest, background or education in IT. The ideal candidate will have some "6 months" IT support experience

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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