Senior PL/SQL Developer

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Brentwood, Essex
Comprehensive Benefits Package
27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Manpower UK
Job Type
Manpower Group Solutions are currently working in partnership with the Ford Motor Company UK and assisting them with a number of important hires in their IT & Technical Solutions teams, based in Dunton, Essex.

The Vehicles Sales Management team, which consists of approx. 35 people, is responsible for the full life cycle of IT development activities for the Companies vehicle ordering systems (VISTA) & the successful candidate will perform the role of a Senior PL/SQL Developer within a team that is undergoing a transformation to Agile software development processes.

Responsibilities will include:
*Work as a Senior PL/SQL Developer within an Agile Development team.
*Provide team with Software Craftsmanship coaching to ensure adherence to best practices.
*Support implementation of Continuous Integration tools and processes.
*Support implementation of automated build and testing tools / processes.
*Participate in planning, definition and solution design activities.
*Work with business and IT stakeholders to establish technical design for business requirements / features.
*Establish non-functional requirements / technical enablers to support business requirements.
*Support existing experienced developers through Agile Transformation and act as a coach/mentor to all Developers within in the team.
*Support the appropriate Agile ceremonies (e.g. Daily Stand-Up, Iteration Planning, Retrospectives, Product Management, Agile Release Train Planning).
*Flexibility to support working with business customer/IT professionals in different regions/time-zones.
*Lead and/or support testing on complex functionality for key initiatives that require SME knowledge.
Qualifications and Skills
*Expertise on Oracle SQL & PL/SQL with a good understanding of Oracle Database architecture.
*Extensive experience of developing UNIX shell scripts.
*Experience of using development methodology through the full development lifecycle on a number of large web development projects.
*Experience of developing with Java, working in large development teams
*Experience of developing with C++, working in large development teams.
*Experience of implementing Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins or similar)
*Experience of Software Configuration Management Tools (e.g. Accurev or similar).
*Knowledge of Software Craftsmanship best practices and experience of implementing these within an established software development team.
*Experience of an Agile Transformation within an established software development team.
*Excellent understanding of Agile concepts and experience of Agile driven projects.
*Extensive experience as a Business Analyst on a number of large projects.
*Excellent written and oral communication skills.
*Ability to communicate technical and non-technical subjects with all levels of personnel.
*Ability to build strong working relationships with business customers and stakeholders.
*Strong workload management and task prioritisation.
*Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
*Ability to learn quickly and understand a wide variety of business and technical subjects.

Benefits of working at Ford include:
*At least 26 days holiday plus a financial holiday bonus
*Car Privilege Scheme (for you & your family to buy up to 3 cars at a discounted rate every 9 months)
*Continuous Personal Development - education, health & fitness & personal development
*Employee Development & Assistance Programme - Initiative to broaden the development of Ford employees by funding approved non-job related training
*Work Life Balance - Leading maternity policies, offering female employees up to 52 weeks leave from work on full basic pay. In addition, there's tax relief on childcare vouchers and even an on-site childcare facility at Dunton Technical Centre. Flexible Work arrangements can also be considered.

Additional Information:
*Unfortunately, no visa sponsorship is available for this opportunity so in order to be considered for this role you must already be eligible to work in the UK / EU.

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