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Lead IT Technical Consultant


AXA
Salary: Up to £50k dependent on experience
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Digital Agency
Category: Marketing Manager
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Description

Background

Our Enterprise Lifecycle Management
(ELM) team provides a wide-ranging group of IT solutions across the whole of
our healthcare business, we operate a combination of Agile and waterfall
projects and have a strong focus on following DevOps principles. Our migration
to Cloud technology has started- we are utilising public, private and hybrid
along with all three Cloud services SaaS, PaaS and IaaS.

We are looking for a Lead IT
Technical Consultant who will play a key role in writing or reviewing technical
system designs, ensuring that they meet business requirements, align to our
enterprise architecture and adheres to AXA IT standards. You will be joining us
at an exciting time during our transition to Cloud technology.

The role

As a Lead IT
Technical Consultant you will ensure the most appropriate application solution
designs are delivered inline with the target architecture and technology
roadmaps. You will be responsible for the upfront scoping and estimating of
application change and working with our Enterprise Architects, influence our
technology roadmaps to ensure AXA’s IT technical debt is maintained at the
agreed level.

Qualifications

* In
depth development/engineering knowledge and experience of at least two industry
leading technologies, such as Microsoft .NET or Java, and able to demonstrate
the ability to adapt to new technologies
* Experience
of working within complex technical environments within a global organisation
* Thorough
knowledge of development lifecycles and strong experience of early stages of
development (e.g. requirements impact assessment / analysis and design)
* Able
to translate business requirements into detailed technical design
* Ability
to generate and evaluate work estimates
* Excellent
decision-making skills
* Good
facilitation, communication, listening, coaching and presentation skills
* Strong
problem solving and influencing skills
* Understanding
of appropriate business practice, approach and process
* Good
understanding of current & target architecture

Any of the below would be a bonus!

* Understanding
of Cloud technology and ideally experience of migrating applications to IaaS,
PaaS or SaaS
* Broad
application architecture knowledge within Insurance sector

About AXA

With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.

But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.

You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.

Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone – regardless of difference.

Proud to be part of the AXA Group, the number one global insurance brand, a worldwide leader in financial services, AXA PPP healthcare is leading the way to better health. We’re one of the UK's largest and most experienced private medical insurance providers, and we’ve been helping people access the medical care they need, when and where they need it, for over 70 years now.

What We Offer

AXA offers a supportive and
rewarding working culture. As well as a competitive salary we recognise that
everyone is different so you will have a range of benefits to meet your needs.
The benefits we offer cater for every need and eventuality, in and outside your
working environment:

* Bonus
Scheme linked to yours and the companys performance
* Pension
scheme with employer contributions as well as your own
* 28
days holiday increasing with service plus bank holidays
* Private
Medical Insurance
* Life
cover
* Flexible
benefits scheme
* Professional
and personal development
* Discount
on all AXA Insurance products, including insurance, breakdown cover &
healthcare
* 50%
off Pure gym membership

Contact



Important notice: We’ve recently become aware of a recruitment scam in which candidates are asked to be interviewed on Google Hangouts. It is not our policy to conduct interviews via Google Hangouts (we much prefer face-to-face), so if you have been asked to do this, please let the recruitment team know and we’ll do our best to advise you. Likewise, if you’re unsure if the person you’re speaking to is genuinely an AXA recruiter or the job you’re ing for is legitimately from AXA, please get in touch and we can check for you. We cannot be held responsible for any interviews conducted without our knowledge and authorisation. If you’re unsure and would like some advice, feel free to get in touch with our recruitment team.
Description

Background

Our Enterprise Lifecycle Management
(ELM) team provides a wide-ranging group of IT solutions across the whole of
our healthcare business, we operate a combination of Agile and waterfall
projects and have a strong focus on following DevOps principles. Our migration
to Cloud technology has started- we are utilising public, private and hybrid
along with all three Cloud services SaaS, PaaS and IaaS.

We are looking for a Lead IT
Technical Consultant who will play a key role in writing or reviewing technical
system designs, ensuring that they meet business requirements, align to our
enterprise architecture and adheres to AXA IT standards. You will be joining us
at an exciting time during our transition to Cloud technology.

The role

As a Lead IT
Technical Consultant you will ensure the most appropriate application solution
designs are delivered inline with the target architecture and technology
roadmaps. You will be responsible for the upfront scoping and estimating of
application change and working with our Enterprise Architects, influence our
technology roadmaps to ensure AXA’s IT technical debt is maintained at the
agreed level.

Qualifications

* In
depth development/engineering knowledge and experience of at least two industry
leading technologies, such as Microsoft .NET or Java, and able to demonstrate
the ability to adapt to new technologies
* Experience
of working within complex technical environments within a global organisation
* Thorough
knowledge of development lifecycles and strong experience of early stages of
development (e.g. requirements impact assessment / analysis and design)
* Able
to translate business requirements into detailed technical design
* Ability
to generate and evaluate work estimates
* Excellent
decision-making skills
* Good
facilitation, communication, listening, coaching and presentation skills
* Strong
problem solving and influencing skills
* Understanding
of appropriate business practice, approach and process
* Good
understanding of current & target architecture

Any of the below would be a bonus!

* Understanding
of Cloud technology and ideally experience of migrating applications to IaaS,
PaaS or SaaS
* Broad
application architecture knowledge within Insurance sector

About AXA

With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.

But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.

You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.

Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone – regardless of difference.

Proud to be part of the AXA Group, the number one global insurance brand, a worldwide leader in financial services, AXA PPP healthcare is leading the way to better health. We’re one of the UK's largest and most experienced private medical insurance providers, and we’ve been helping people access the medical care they need, when and where they need it, for over 70 years now.

What We Offer

AXA offers a supportive and
rewarding working culture. As well as a competitive salary we recognise that
everyone is different so you will have a range of benefits to meet your needs.
The benefits we offer cater for every need and eventuality, in and outside your
working environment:

* Bonus
Scheme linked to yours and the companys performance
* Pension
scheme with employer contributions as well as your own
* 28
days holiday increasing with service plus bank holidays
* Private
Medical Insurance
* Life
cover
* Flexible
benefits scheme
* Professional
and personal development
* Discount
on all AXA Insurance products, including insurance, breakdown cover &
healthcare
* 50%
off Pure gym membership

Contact



Important notice: We’ve recently become aware of a recruitment scam in which candidates are asked to be interviewed on Google Hangouts. It is not our policy to conduct interviews via Google Hangouts (we much prefer face-to-face), so if you have been asked to do this, please let the recruitment team know and we’ll do our best to advise you. Likewise, if you’re unsure if the person you’re speaking to is genuinely an AXA recruiter or the job you’re ing for is legitimately from AXA, please get in touch and we can check for you. We cannot be held responsible for any interviews conducted without our knowledge and authorisation. If you’re unsure and would like some advice, feel free to get in touch with our recruitment team.
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