Technical Consultant - (PowerApps/SQL)

Posted on May 22, 2024 by Methods Business and Digital Technology Limited
Not Specified, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£57k - £57k Annual
Full-Time

Methods Business and Digital Technology Limited

Methods is a £100M+ IT Services Consultancy who has partnered with a range of central government departments and agencies to transform the way the public sector operates in the UK. Established over 30 years ago and UK-based, we apply our skills in transformation, delivery, and collaboration from across the Methods Group, to create end-to-end business and technical solutions that are people-centred, safe, and designed for the future.

Our human touch sets us apart from other consultancies, system integrators and software houses - with people, technology, and data at the heart of who we are, we believe in creating value and sustainability through everything we do for our clients, staff, communities, and the planet.

We support our clients in the success of their projects while working collaboratively to share skill sets and solve problems. At Methods we have fun while working hard; we are not afraid of making mistakes and learning from them.

Predominantly focused on the public-sector, Methods is now building a significant private sector client portfolio.

Methods was acquired by the Alten Group in early 2022.

The Change & Innovation Portfolio combines the skills and capabilities for designing and delivering digital transformation, combining tangible innovation, and emerging technologies to deliver sustainable value to our public sector clients. It brings together the change and technology capabilities to design and deliver innovative solutions and services, that enable clients to understand and capture the practical benefits of emerging technology, with the project and programme management expertise to deliver them.

The Technical Consultant will have development background and experience of the public sector, with experience of how technology is used to digitally transform public services. The role will build deep expertise in the use of low code platforms, integration, workflow, and automation solutions and develop a broad knowledge of current and emerging technology solutions in the sector. The role will report to the Head of IT & Innovation, with specific accountability for technical delivery, including data analysis, migrations and system integrations.

Delivery

  • Design and build solutions using low code platforms and related technologies.
  • Design and deliver complex technical development and integration work. leveraging technical integrations with low code platforms and other applications and data sources.
  • Provide direction and technical expertise on how low code platforms and associated technologies will be implemented, configured and used to build digital services for clients
  • Provide direction, training and advice to customers and colleagues on how low code platforms can be used to deliver digital services.
  • Ensure that technical standards for the design, development, testing and deployment of digital services are defined, documented and maintained.
  • Support the development of technical libraries, ensuring digital and logical assets meet agreed standards.
  • Design generic components and templates which can be reused by other Methods consultants when delivering solutions to customers.

Education/Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent professional experience in information technology or related field.
  • Professional qualifications or equivalent professional experience relating to software and database development, project management and business analysis.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience of PowerApps experience.
  • Experience of application development and data migration.
  • Experience of technical solution architecture and design.
  • Experience of business analysis, including requirements elicitation, process definition, data analysis and re-engineering.
  • Working within project teams using agile and waterfall methodologies.
  • Experience of supporting the facilitation of change within and across public sector organisations.
  • Experience of client and stakeholder management.
  • Commitment to improvement of the public service domain.
  • Experience of software development or data analysis in a local government organisation or similar public-sector body.
  • Experience of delivering training on software applications.
  • Understanding of the local government sector and technology market with knowledge of key products.
  • Experience of leading, mentoring and supporting small and focussed professional teams.
  • SQL skills (Including MySQL, and SSIS).
  • Data analysis, integration, migration and database optimisation.
  • Client and stakeholder interaction and engagement and management.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills across a wide group of stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to clearly explain technical ideas and concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Training and coaching skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage risks and issues.
  • Self-motivated with a flexible approach to work.

This role will require you to have or be willing to go through Security Clearance. As part of the onboarding process candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard; details of the evidence required to apply may be found on the government website Gov.UK. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed, or rejected. Details of this will be discussed with you at interview.

Methods is passionate about its people; we want our colleagues to develop the things they are good at and enjoy.

By joining us you can expect:

  • Autonomy to develop and grow your skills and experience
  • Be part of exciting project work that is making a difference in society
  • Strong, inspiring, and thought-provoking leadership
  • A supportive and collaborative environment

As well as this we offer:

Development - access to LinkedIn Learning, a management development programme, and training

Wellness - 24/7 confidential employee assistance programme

Flexible Working - including home working and part time

Social - office parties, breakfast Tuesdays, monthly pizza Thursdays, Thirsty Thursdays, and commitment to charitable causes

Time Off - 25 days of annual leave a year, plus bank holidays, with the option to buy 5 extra days each year

Volunteering - 2 paid days per year to volunteer in our local communities or within a charity organisation

Pension - Salary Exchange Scheme with 4% employer contribution and 5% employee contribution

Discretionary Company Bonus - based on company and individual performance

Life Assurance - of 4 times base salary

Private Medical Insurance - which is non-contributory (spouse and dependants included)

Worldwide Travel Insurance - which is non-contributory (spouse and dependants included)

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay

Travel - season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme


Reference: 2764540185

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Technical Consultant - (PowerApps/SQL)

Posted on May 22, 2024 by Methods Business and Digital Technology Limited

Not Specified, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£57k - £57k Annual
Full-Time

Methods Business and Digital Technology Limited

Methods is a £100M+ IT Services Consultancy who has partnered with a range of central government departments and agencies to transform the way the public sector operates in the UK. Established over 30 years ago and UK-based, we apply our skills in transformation, delivery, and collaboration from across the Methods Group, to create end-to-end business and technical solutions that are people-centred, safe, and designed for the future.

Our human touch sets us apart from other consultancies, system integrators and software houses - with people, technology, and data at the heart of who we are, we believe in creating value and sustainability through everything we do for our clients, staff, communities, and the planet.

We support our clients in the success of their projects while working collaboratively to share skill sets and solve problems. At Methods we have fun while working hard; we are not afraid of making mistakes and learning from them.

Predominantly focused on the public-sector, Methods is now building a significant private sector client portfolio.

Methods was acquired by the Alten Group in early 2022.

The Change & Innovation Portfolio combines the skills and capabilities for designing and delivering digital transformation, combining tangible innovation, and emerging technologies to deliver sustainable value to our public sector clients. It brings together the change and technology capabilities to design and deliver innovative solutions and services, that enable clients to understand and capture the practical benefits of emerging technology, with the project and programme management expertise to deliver them.

The Technical Consultant will have development background and experience of the public sector, with experience of how technology is used to digitally transform public services. The role will build deep expertise in the use of low code platforms, integration, workflow, and automation solutions and develop a broad knowledge of current and emerging technology solutions in the sector. The role will report to the Head of IT & Innovation, with specific accountability for technical delivery, including data analysis, migrations and system integrations.

Delivery

  • Design and build solutions using low code platforms and related technologies.
  • Design and deliver complex technical development and integration work. leveraging technical integrations with low code platforms and other applications and data sources.
  • Provide direction and technical expertise on how low code platforms and associated technologies will be implemented, configured and used to build digital services for clients
  • Provide direction, training and advice to customers and colleagues on how low code platforms can be used to deliver digital services.
  • Ensure that technical standards for the design, development, testing and deployment of digital services are defined, documented and maintained.
  • Support the development of technical libraries, ensuring digital and logical assets meet agreed standards.
  • Design generic components and templates which can be reused by other Methods consultants when delivering solutions to customers.

Education/Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent professional experience in information technology or related field.
  • Professional qualifications or equivalent professional experience relating to software and database development, project management and business analysis.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience of PowerApps experience.
  • Experience of application development and data migration.
  • Experience of technical solution architecture and design.
  • Experience of business analysis, including requirements elicitation, process definition, data analysis and re-engineering.
  • Working within project teams using agile and waterfall methodologies.
  • Experience of supporting the facilitation of change within and across public sector organisations.
  • Experience of client and stakeholder management.
  • Commitment to improvement of the public service domain.
  • Experience of software development or data analysis in a local government organisation or similar public-sector body.
  • Experience of delivering training on software applications.
  • Understanding of the local government sector and technology market with knowledge of key products.
  • Experience of leading, mentoring and supporting small and focussed professional teams.
  • SQL skills (Including MySQL, and SSIS).
  • Data analysis, integration, migration and database optimisation.
  • Client and stakeholder interaction and engagement and management.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills across a wide group of stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to clearly explain technical ideas and concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Training and coaching skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage risks and issues.
  • Self-motivated with a flexible approach to work.

This role will require you to have or be willing to go through Security Clearance. As part of the onboarding process candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard; details of the evidence required to apply may be found on the government website Gov.UK. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed, or rejected. Details of this will be discussed with you at interview.

Methods is passionate about its people; we want our colleagues to develop the things they are good at and enjoy.

By joining us you can expect:

  • Autonomy to develop and grow your skills and experience
  • Be part of exciting project work that is making a difference in society
  • Strong, inspiring, and thought-provoking leadership
  • A supportive and collaborative environment

As well as this we offer:

Development - access to LinkedIn Learning, a management development programme, and training

Wellness - 24/7 confidential employee assistance programme

Flexible Working - including home working and part time

Social - office parties, breakfast Tuesdays, monthly pizza Thursdays, Thirsty Thursdays, and commitment to charitable causes

Time Off - 25 days of annual leave a year, plus bank holidays, with the option to buy 5 extra days each year

Volunteering - 2 paid days per year to volunteer in our local communities or within a charity organisation

Pension - Salary Exchange Scheme with 4% employer contribution and 5% employee contribution

Discretionary Company Bonus - based on company and individual performance

Life Assurance - of 4 times base salary

Private Medical Insurance - which is non-contributory (spouse and dependants included)

Worldwide Travel Insurance - which is non-contributory (spouse and dependants included)

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay

Travel - season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme

Reference: 2764540185

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