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OpenText Analytics Designer (BIRT)

Key Essential Skills

  • Experience with OpenText™ Analytics Designer (Formerly BIRT Designer Pro)
  • Analysing and converting the business requirements and mapping them into the configured components of a BI dashboard and/or reporting pack.
  • Building multi-tier report using BIRT or OpenText™ Analytics Designer to design and create dynamic reports with embedded analytics, data visualizations, interactive web applications, and customizable dashboards for personalized insights and better end user experiences.

Knowledge of other BI Reporting tools (e.g. QlikView, Tableau) would be advantageous

Role & Responsibilities:

Thebes group are looking for a BI Reporting Designer who can be responsible for delivering innovation to our customers. Their goal will be to help our customers optimize their IT through the implementation and roll-out of an OpenText™ Reporting solution embedded within an industry leading Risk Management platform in use at many of the world’s leading financial institutions and corporations.

As a Thebes OpenText Analytics Designer you will focus on providing the customer the best in class deployments, extension, and reporting solutions based on the OpenText™ Analytics Suite, allowing business users and analysts to access, blend, explore and analyse data quickly without depending on IT or data experts. You should have working knowledge of design, deploy, and manage secure, interactive web reporting solutions and dashboards.

Contribute to the development and documentation of reporting framework through:

Understanding of the data interface and its interpretation while assisting the customer building a corporate risk and compliance framework with a focus on guiding the customer towards a deeply informative solution.

  • Collecting and documenting reporting requirements from customer work sessions.
  • Identification of custom or ad hoc reports to include detailed technical requirements.
  • Design, development and testing of custom Analytics Designer/BIRT reports to meet business requirements.
  • Modification of baseline Analytics Designer/BIRT reports.
  • Defining, documenting, and managing test cases to confirm requirements are met.
  • Support system and user acceptance activities for successful implementation.
  • JavaScript, HTML, Big data analytics and iHub / Analytics Designer applications
  • Creating Advanced Data-Driven Applications and Interactive Business Reports Caching for creating interactive and analytic content
  • Knowledge of HTML5-powered charts, Gadgets and maps, Commercial Data Drivers, Metadata layer, Impact analysis for these areas
  • Provide subject matter expertise in support of reports technical activities.

Key Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) in software engineering or other numeracy-related discipline

  • 3+ years of overall IT experience.
  • 1-2 years developing and implementing the JAVA based components; demonstrated experience with SDLC process areas.
  • Experience with scripting languages (JavaScript).
  • Working experience with SQL queries or related query design, analysis and optimization.

Thebes Group is a leading IT services and technology consultancy based in the city of London and Milton Keynes. Thebes work with a number of leading Vendors, Government, Insurance and Financial Institutions including Investment Banks, Brokers, Hedge Funds.

Established in 1992, we are a full service provider that is 100% focused on delivering client value. We design, develop and implement leading technology solutions and resources, which help you, run your businesses better.

Thebes – Lead by Passion, Driven by Innovation and Dedicated to Results.


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Incident, Problem & Change Professional – Investment Banking

Change Management, Problem Management. Incident Management. Ticket System. ITSM tool. templates. end to end management of business impacting issues. Resolution of incidents. Incident Tickets. Escalation Daily Production Meetings. Post Incident Reviews. Identify root cause. Status updates. Management Reports. Banking. Investment Banking. Analyst. Support. Incident Review Meetings. IT Infrastructure Systems. Financial Services. Managed File Transfer. Control-M. NetBackup. Windows. UNIX Solaris. Citrix. Nagios. SolarWinds, SCOM. Monitoring tools.

Key Skills:

  • Good experience of Change, Incident and/or Problem management
  • Experience of working in the Investment Banking sector.
  • Good knowledge of IT Infrastructure system.

Role: We have the need to engage an experienced Incident, Problem and Change Professional. Due to the nature of the role he/she needs to offer experience of working in the Investment Banking sector. The successful candidate will report directly to the IT Service Delivery/ IPC & Service Desk Manager.

The role will span Incident, Change and Problem Management activities and will form part of a 3 person team who will cover the hours between 0700 and 1800 Monday to Friday – with staggered start and end times. The position will involve working closely with the client’s IT teams ensuring that they adhere to Incident, Problem and Change processes.

Technology wise: Candidates will be working with Control-M, MTF (Managed File Transfer), NetBackup, Windows, Unix Solaris and Citrix. Other: Nagios, Solarwinds, SCOM, Monitoring rools.

Purpose /Overview:

* Managing business impacting incidents from start to resolution.

* Performing problem management on all the managed incidents.

* Performing change management admin duties.

* Working closely with the client IT support teams to ensure the teams adhere to Incident, Problem and Change processes.

* Performing admin duties across Incident, Problem and Change to ensure all tickets within the ITSM tool meet the template requirements.

Change Management:

  • Facilitate IT change activities across the clients (banks) change and run program.
  • Review changes and liaise with IT Support teams to ensure the change meets required governance and process is adhered to.
  • Run Change Advisory Board meetings with IT Support teams.
  • Update the ITSM tool as part of workflow approval.
  • Provide change management reports to IT Support teams and Management.

Incident Management:

  • Cover the end to end management of business impacting issues, engaging relevant IT support teams to ensure incidents are resolved as quickly as possible.
  • Manage incidents via conference calls, liaising and coordinating activities with IT Support teams until issues is resolved.
  • Send communications for incidents to all stakeholders.
  • Update incident tickets within the ITSM tool with incident details. The incident tickets need to be updated in a timely manner and follow the standard template for required information.
  • Escalate incidents to management, being able to articulate details of the incident.
  • Run Daily Production meetings with all IT support teams to discuss any incidents that have occurred over the previous 24 hours.

Problem Management:

  • Facilitate Post Incident Review meetings with IT teams to identify root cause and remedial actions.
  • Create problem management tickets within the ITSM tool following any managed incident.
  • Perform for proactive Problem Management working with IT support teams to identify repeat issues, plan remediation actions and track through the ITSM too.
  • Manage the life cycle of Problem tickets.
  • Liaise with IT Support teams to ensure Problem remedial actions are progressed and completed within required timescales.
  • Run regular Problem Management meetings with IT Support teams for status updates on outstanding problem actions.
  • Update ITSM tool with known errors.

Outline Thebes Group

Thebes Group is a leading UK wide IT infrastructure technology consultancy. We are well-known for our extensive talent pool of highly competent IT professionals and exclusive Academy programmes, which provide a great opportunity to undertake technical training in core disciplines. Thebes work with a number of leading vendors, Government, financial institutions and insurance companies including investment banks, brokers and hedge funds. To see our list of core capabilities please click here.

Thebes does IT services differently from most other IT service providers. As an Assured Outcome Provider (AOP) we have spent more than 15 years willingly sharing the client’s risk with them by focusing on outputs (i.e. quality service and ROI) rather than inputs (i.e. price lists and warm bodies). We do this by fitting skills to needs, not to job titles, augmenting our staff with enthusiastic professionals and remaining flexible as our clients’ needs change.

Thebes Group is a leading IT services and technology consultancy based in the city of London and Milton Keynes. Thebes work with a number of leading Vendors, Government, Insurance and Financial Institutions including Investment Banks, Brokers, Hedge Funds.

Established in 1992, we are a full service provider that is 100% focused on delivering client value. We design, develop and implement leading technology solutions and resources, which help you, run your businesses better.

Thebes – Lead by Passion, Driven by Innovation and Dedicated to Results.


Thebes may process any personal information supplied in relation to your application. By providing your information, you consent to Thebes using your information to process your application and acknowledge that we will store and use your information in relation to your application.

Trading Floor Support Professional

Investment Banking

Trade Floor Support, Desktop Support, Trader Support. Front Office Support. Financial Markets Trading Systems. Market Data Systems. Infrastructure. Equities. Fixed Income. Voice, Dealerboard IPC, Speakerbus. Factset, Bloomberg, Reuters Eikon, Reuters FXT, Brokertec, ICAP, Trinitec, Wall Street. MS Office. Active Directory. Desktop Security, Windows Policy. Blackberry and BEC Enterprise and Admin. Trade Desktop Hardware configurations. Market Announcement principles. Trading Exchange technology and indices.

Role/Team Summary: This role will suit a seasoned Trade Floor/Front Office Support Analyst. Someone that offers an impressive track record of working for many leading Investment Banks so totally accustomed to the pressure, demands and array of technologies used.  They will also be conversant with dealing with the Trading Floor community.

The successful candidate will deliver an array of Desktop Support services to a diverse range of customers and Traders.  This role demands an experienced Desktop Support professional who offers an impressive track record of working in the Front Office/Trading Floor area.

This role will involve working in a team. This position demands strong Trade Floor Desktop Support skills and the ability to balance tasks as part of the busy day to day support environment.  Since the position is based within the Investment Banking arena it will not be a 9-5 role and will involve out of hours and participation in weekend work, varying project activities, physical desktop equipment and provision of new desktop technology environments.

Essential Experience/Skills:

  • Sound Trading Support experience, ideally holding a senior service role for delivery of key Financial Markets on-floor services.
  • Current and good working knowledge of Financial Markets trading systems and market data systems.
  • Current and sound working knowledge of key infrastructure supporting the trading floors.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to engage colleagues and customers at all levels
  • Takes ownership of actions and able to make sensible and quick decisions.
  • Experienced in meeting KPIs
  • Sound problem solving skills. Able to coordinate trouble shooting practices and address and resolve incidents quickly.
  • Leads by example.
  • Able to build trusting associations with internal Service Delivery functions and stakeholders.
  • Experienced in successfully addressing daily Break Fix and Task Request tickets.

Business and Technical skills sought:

  • Equity and Fixed Income Trading environments
  • Voice, Dealerboard IPC and Speakerbus
  • Market Data application, including Factset, Bloomberg, Reuters Eikon, Reuters FXT, Brokertec, ICAP, Trinitec, Wall Street
  • Trading Exchange technology and indices
  • Market Announcement principles
  • Microsoft technologies
  • Active Directory
  • Desktop security and windows policy
  • Networking essentials
  • Mobility solutions and remote working solutions
  • Blackberry and BES Enterprise and Admin
  • Trader Desktop hardware configuration
  • Resilient and hosted desktop environments

As this role is working within the Trading Floor arena candidates must be willing to work the hours as necessary to get the job done and keep the clients happy.

Thebes does It solutions and services differently from most other IT service providers.  As an Assured Outcome Provider (AOP) we have spent 15 years willing sharing the client’s risk with them, by focusing on outputs (i.e. quality service and solutions and ROI) rather than inputs (i.e. pricelists and headcount). We do this by fitting our skills, solutions and capabilities to needs, augumenting our staff with enthusiastic professionals from our Academy programme and remaining flexible as our client’s need change.

Cyber Security Engineer

Essential skills: 

  • Cyber Security framework – Auditing, Discovery & Implementation
  • Windows and Linux security
  • Cloud Security
  • Security Admin
  • Vendor Driven Environment
  • Professional qualification CEH, CISSP – desirable

Solid experience of: –

You must have a min of 5+ years’ experience as a Cyber Security Engineer with an outstanding organisation.

Dealing with senior stakeholders, Program management, suppliers and other departments. Creating and consulting, including Auditing and Discovery for Cyber strategy covering implementation. Proactively addressing the cyber incidents and problems. Leveraging other services where possible and provide the basis on which the firm works.

Overview:

To provide first class implementation planning and delivery of all portfolio products and services offered.  Implementation of our audit service is core to the business and provides the data that SecOps transforms to make the initial product offering.  All customer development is fostered from the audit with the aim of getting control of cyber risk by addressing governance and hygiene and easing the journey to fully managed SOC/SIEM.  The Security Engineer is the technical specialist who interfaces with the customer IT team to ensure a smooth well planned and coordinated installation.

Essential Experience: (Must-have skills/qualifications)

 

  • Professional qualification considered a benefit (CEH, CISSP etc)
  • Completion of bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Cyber Security or related program.
  • Or relevant industry experience.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills to include the use of typical Microsoft Office products.
  • Exposure to introductory computer language training – at ease with scripting/automation.
  • Must be able to work in different environments (office, data centre, lab) and be able to use a computer.
  • Configuration of Windows and Linux host-based security.
  • Understanding of cloud computing security concepts.
  • Good networking knowledge to architect and custom-fit solutions.
  • Customer facing and able to present confidently.
  • Demonstrable ability with general security admin tools.
  • Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field
  • Reporting to the Head of Professional Services
  • UK customer base with some customers having an International presence.
  • Travel within the UK with some overnight stays where schedules dictate.
  • Motor vehicle ownership and a full driving license is required.
  • Travel expenses fully reimbursed on submission of claim with receipts (mobile app).
  • Laptop provided
  • Home working approved on a job by job basis.
  • Attendance at the office is required for updates, to support the SecOps team and when IR work dictates.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To produce Scope of Work documents on behalf of customers in order to demonstrate a full understanding of the delivery engagement.
  • To maintain a working relationship with primary vendors on the product portfolio to maintain a current understanding of features and installation methods.
  • To carry out pre and post sales installation duties for existing customers and new opportunities to keep the sales cycle in motion – web collaboration presentations.
  • To identify further technical opportunities within customer accounts to further embed the company and drive revenues.
  • To foster a deep understanding of the data collected and its utility to interface with SecOps to iron out any data collection issues quickly and efficiently.
  • To impart cyber security knowledge and expertise with customers to win favour and trust that facilities a deeper engagement and demonstrates the value of the company.
  • To create and update maintain learning materials and product information relevant to the role for the team to ensure that all peers are fully briefed and prepared for situations that occur on site.
  • To maintain a related cyber security specialism within the organisation to aid self-motivation and interest.
  • To exude confidence when discussing and implementing the solutions offered by the company with customers and vendors to help keep the business at the front line.
  • To engage with the customer to deliver the validate the audit findings and deliver a hygiene programme based on factual evidence to show Risk performance reduction across the cyber kill chain.

Outline on Thebes Group: Thebes Group was established in 1992. It is a leading IT Infrastructure technology consultancy based in the City of London. It works with numerous leading Vendors, Government, Insurance firms, Financial Institutions including Investment Banks, Brokers, Hedge Funds, etc.

Thebes – Lead by Passion, Driven by Innovation and Dedicated to Results.

Thebes may process any personal information supplied in relation to your application. By providing your information, you consent to Thebes using your information to process your application and acknowledge that we will store and use your information in relation to your application.

Senior Project Manager /Head of PMO

Senior Project Manager, Project Management, Legal sector, Law firm, PMO. Head of PMO. Senior PMO Lead. Planning. Coordination. Reporting. Business Analysis. Project Lead. Deadlines. Budgets. Risk management. Resource Management. Change Management. Programme management. Performance evaluation. Delivery of multi-million-pound projects. Prince II. PMQ, MPM. MSP practitioner. MS Office. Project Management Office. Project Management.

 Key Skills:

  • Prince II/PMQ/MPM essential.
  • MSP Practitioner desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project etc.).

Role: We seek an experienced “hands on” Senior Project Manager to join our client, a highly successful and major Law firm.

This role will suit someone that is attracted to joining a “green field” (i.e. offering a blank canvas) where he/she can implement highly effective changes which will benefit the firm, its business as well as user community.

It is also important that they offer good experience of setting up PMO functions from scratch. The client is going through a major transformation with respect to IT, so it is essential that the candidate appreciates first-hand the benefit a PMO function can bring to the business by managing an array of `mission critical’ IT and Business-related change-based Projects.

Ideally, we would like candidates to stem from the legal sector, however this is not essential.  The key element of this role is to offer the necessary level of expertise to deliver multimillion pound projects. Since the role involves managing a small team of 3, applicants must be flexible as well as enjoy getting their hands dirty, by applying and sharing their knowledge and experience in a practical fashion.

Those that have worked for a law firm in the past will be familiar with the bespoke systems used. Those that have not, will be expected to get up to speed quickly. He/she also needs to be accustomed to delivering end-to-end projects. Taking control and making decisions. They also need to offer experience of getting buy in from stakeholders and senior management so totally at ease making presentations to board level when needed as well as reporting to senior management on progress made.  Further complimented by excellent communication and relationship management abilities, so able to quickly form firm and trusting associations with the business community including Fee Earners, Lawyers as well as the Business and IT personnel.

The successful candidate will be a key part of a newly created PMO (Project Management Office).  The PMO team is accountable for the planning, coordination, reporting and management of projects across the client’s company (who is a leading Law firm).

The Senior Project Manager will work with the CIO to ensure that all projects are delivered successfully and add the highest-level value to the firm.  The individual will provide guidance to project managers and business analysts, leveraging flexible 3rd party resources.

 Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, organise and monitor inter-connected projects.
  • Decide on suitable strategies, budgets and objectives for projects.
  • Coordinate cross-project activities.
  • Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff.
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities.
  • Apply change, risk and resource management.

Outline Thebes Group

Thebes Group is a leading UK wide IT infrastructure technology consultancy. We are well-known for our extensive talent pool of highly competent IT professionals and exclusive Academy programmes, which provide a great opportunity to undertake technical training in core disciplines. Thebes work with a number of leading vendors, Government, financial institutions and insurance companies including investment banks, brokers and hedge funds. To see our list of core capabilities please click here.

Thebes does IT services differently from most other IT service providers. As an Assured Outcome Provider (AOP) we have spent more than 15 years willingly sharing the client’s risk with them by focusing on outputs (i.e. quality service and ROI) rather than inputs (i.e. price lists and warm bodies).  We do this by fitting skills to needs, not to job titles, augmenting our staff with enthusiastic professionals and remaining flexible as our clients’ needs change.

Cherwell Partner