IT Specialists

IT Specialists

Our dynamic, fast-paced business is heavily reliant on IT excellence, in systems and technologies, to support both our customers and the efficient day-to-day running of our 24/7 operation.

We are always on the look-out for talented IT Specialists to join our in-house team.  If you are a first line support technician, systems technician, software developer or an analyst looking for your next move, we would like to hear from you.

Simply email your CV to recruitment@grocontinental.co.uk or call 01948 668218 to find out more.

 

First-line Support Technicians

What will the role involve?

  • Being the first point of contact for users contacting IT Department for help
  • Providing telephone and desk-side support for user queries and issues relating to desktop software and key company systems
  • Facilitating the repair and return of mobile warehouse IT equipment
  • Supporting key infrastructure projects, detailed in the company business plan

What are we looking for?

  • A clear communicator with excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • A willingness to learn
  • A can-do attitude
  • A pragmatic and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Self-motivator with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • The ability to identify and support areas of improvement

IT Systems Technicians

What will the role involve?

  • Implementing and maintaining key IT systems, networks, servers and PCs for optimum utilisation
  • Supporting key infrastructure projects, detailed in the company business plan
  • Installing and maintaining telecommunication systems
  • The investigation, fault diagnosis and resolution of end-user queries

What are we looking for?

  • A clear communicator with excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • A pragmatic and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Self-motivator with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • The ability to identify and support areas of improvement

Software Developers/Analysts

What will the role involve?

  • Analysis and comprehension of business related data, information flows and processes
  • Definition and implementation of effective data models to underpin business intelligence applications
  • Development of custom visualisations in or around business intelligence tooling and web applications for key information
  • Writing clean, well-designed code that can be readily maintained and supported by other team members
  • Migration of legacy applications to web platforms
  • Supporting the business, other developers and IT Operations in meeting business demands for key information

What are we looking for?

  • Degree/further education in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • High-level experience/competency in PHP, Business Intelligence tools, ideally Qlik View or Sense; data modelling, structured development methods (Waterfall, Agile)
  • Good working knowledge of Javascript, MS SQL, HTML
  • Ideally experience working with MS Access, GIT, source control, MySQL and knowledge of warehouse management systems, security compliance, Progress databases
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional project teams and in a fast-moving and challenging environment
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Flexibility and a willingness to provide project support outside of normal working hours