Installations Engineer

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our small friendly Installations team covering the south east region.

As an Installation Engineer you will be part of a team that are responsible for running and implementing high quality installations on behalf of turn IT on. You will be expected to use your depth of experience working within an education setting (or similar) to ensure the best options for Classroom AV, Wireless and Cabling technology are provided to all educational establishments that you work with. Your role will cover installations across London and the South East, working both individually and as part of a team.

The role requires outstanding levels of customer service and somebody to build long lasting effective working relationships both with schools and colleagues at turn IT on. Professional communication is essential as you will be liaising with both internal and external customers of all levels. A degree of technical understanding will be required covering aspects of the installations such as cabling, wireless systems and network infrastructure as well as Classroom AV hardware options.

A CSCS card holder would be preferred although not essential for this role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Producing site survey documents that provide strong and cost-effective recommendations to school’s requirements,
  • Leading programs of work for installing wireless equipment and network infrastructure.
  • Leading work programs for installing interactive screens, boards & projector Systems.
  • Leading programs of work for cabling requirements within the schools.
  • Diagnosing and solving hardware issues relating to all AV systems and networking.
  • Installing Hardware within new school sites.

In return, we are offering a salary of between £25,000 – £28,000 depending on experience, benefits include pension scheme, electric/hybrid car scheme, cycle scheme, eye care voucher scheme, mental health first Aid, employee assistance programme and employee recognition scheme.

The role is offered on a full-time basis and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and Safeguarding checks.

turn IT on provides a comprehensive range of hands-on ICT and computing support, MIS support, GDPR services and consultancy and training to over 1,000 schools across the Southeast of England. We put schools and their needs first, taking care of all their technology needs so that they can get on with teaching and learning. turn IT on is a friendly and supportive place to work where people feel trusted and respected, and we are proud of the diversity and flexibility that we have and the breadth of skills and experience of our staff.

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

QA Engineer

QA Engineer

Salary – £25k – £30k

Remote working.

Role:

QA Engineer

Our client is an experienced QA Engineer to aid the development of B2B applications, based on their cloud Digital Asset Management (DAM) platform. This is a remote position with the option for regular days in our Uxbridge office.

Opportunity

Our client is a leading provider of Digital Asset Management and workflow solutions to the Retail and Entertainment sectors. We are developing a SAAS DAM platform and client product suite to drive the next stage in growth of the business.

They run both manual and automated tests against our product suite. You would contribute tests to our automated test suite and documentation to supplement any manual testing required.

You would join our Quality Assurance team and work closely with our Product Owners and development teams to ensure the product is of high quality and meets client expectations.

What they are looking for:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Understand how Test Driven Development works
  • Basic understanding of software testing approaches, levels and types
  • Ability to write clear and concise test cases
  • Design and implement automated tests where necessary
  • Effectively feedback results of the test suite execution to necessary stakeholders
  • Record and manage defects throughout their lifecycle
  • Support other QA workstreams with test execution during busy periods
  • Flexibility to be able to jump between different projects, tools and processes
  • Contribute to testing and technical documentation

The ideal candidate has

  • Experienced in the use of Issue Tracking Software (JIRA knowledge desirable)
  • Understands how to test API endpoints
  • Understands of Javascript (we use React)
  • Understands of Automation Testing Tools (Cypress.io knowledge desirable)
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum, Kanban & Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Basic understanding of build pipelines using common CI/CD and SCM tools (e.g. GitLab)

What we’ll give you

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Opportunity to work across the stack
  • Flat company structure
  • Contribute to the success of the support function

INDIT

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

German Speaking 1st/2nd Line IT Engineer (Remote Working)

Position: German Speaking 1st/2nd Line IT Engineer (Remote Working)

Basis: Full Time

Salary/Package: £21-27,000 depending on experience.

The Company

Planet IT are seeking an ambitious individual who wants an opportunity to launch their IT career; with opportunities for training, qualifications, personal development and real responsibility for delivering excellent quality IT solutions and support for our customers

The Role

The role of 1st/2nd Line Support Technician based in Harwell, Oxfordshire offers variety and challenges with each customer being unique and expecting excellent levels of service. The role includes:

  • Logging, managing and resolving customer IT issues
  • Remote and on-site support
  • Facilitating calls via the hotline system
  • Contribute to ongoing internal training programs
  • Keep up-to-date with developments of Planet IT’s portfolio of products and with wider technology trends
  • Individual self-study to achieve and maintain industry accreditation

About You

Applicants for this 1st/2nd Line IT Support Technician role should be ambitious individuals with a strong work ethic and desire to learn. You must relish having real responsibility and a desire to earn qualifications and further your career. This is a dynamic position within a fast growing organisation. As a 1st/2nd Line Support Technician you will be joining a growing and experienced team in supporting a wide variety of technologies. This is a customer facing role, candidates must be highly presentable and possess excellent communication skills when needed.

The right candidate must have the following:

  • Minimum of 1 years’ IT experience in a corporate or services environment
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
  • Provide high level of support for customers
  • Administration of Microsoft operating systems and applications (Office etc.)
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Lenovo, Dell Hardware experience
  • LAN/WAN
  • Android/IOS support
  • Active Directory and Outlook
  • Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10
  • Office 2010/13/16/365
  • Ability to work independently under pressure

The following skills are desirable:

  • MAC Environment
  • Microsoft domain infrastructure; Exchange, group policy, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory etc. 2008 – 2016
  • MCP or equivalent qualification(s) preferred (or working towards them)
  • Driving license and own transport essential

Compensation

  • Training and progression available
  • Annual increments are subject to achieving performance management targets.
  • 5hrs per week
  • Private Health care
  • 20 days Annual leave per year.
  • 21-27k depending on experience

Why Planet IT?

  • A dynamic, young, successful and friendly environment who actively promote career progression
  • A thorough and continuous training program
  • The opportunity to progress your career within an ever expanding company

INDIT

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

PHP Developer (Symfony)

PHP Developer (Symfony) – Remote Perm role.

£45k – £50k

About the job

Role:

Our client is seeking a senior-level PHP developer with Symfony experience to work on the development of our flagship B2B application, based on our cloud Digital Asset Management (DAM) platform.

This is a remote position with the option for regular days in our Uxbridge office.

Opportunity

Our client is a leading provider of Digital Asset Management and workflow solutions to the Retail and Entertainment sectors. They are developing a SAAS DAM platform and client product suite to drive the next stage in growth of the business. This exciting initiative utilises the latest in front end and server side technology to enable us to develop and deploy new client DAM applications rapidly across web and mobile.

The platform technology stack is primarily PHP / Symfony on AWS. We use multiple aspects of AWS, including Elasticsearch and Cloudfront. Front end product UIs are built on this stack using React.js. We use a UX driven approach to product development.

Role Profile

They are looking for an experienced developer with strong OO skills, experience of Scrum/Agile and a background in client product development using a modern web stack. This role reports directly to the Head of Development.

What we’re looking for

  • Experience in team leadership
  • Strong OO design skills
  • Experience in creating well documented REST APIs and/or web applications
  • Experience of writing clean, modern PHP (7+) with Symfony
  • Knowledge of what it takes to build and maintain a SaaS product that delights users and keeps technical debt to an absolute minimum.
  • Experience working in a Test Driven Development environment
  • Knowledge of some or all of AWS and ElasticSearch
  • Experience working within Agile frameworks
  • Front-end knowledge (React) an advantage
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to help deliver business-wide goals
  • Someone who can work closely and confidently with the Systems and Infrastructure team

What we’ll give you

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Opportunity to work across the stack
  • Flat company structure
  • Help to shape the future of the product

INDIT

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

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