Technical Consultant

Last updated 24 minutes ago
Location:Gloucestershire
Job Type:Full Time

See yourself being part of a large, transformational change? This could be the role for you!


Iress is continuing to hire for roles during Covid-19 with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually. Everyone new to the team, along with our current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.

Who we are

At Iress, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level. From the world’s most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients’ businesses so that they can work better, every day. Iress is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 1,900 people across Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.

The role

As a Technical Consultant supporting our lending capability, you will be working across multiple client projects, leading and supporting them through the delivery process for complex software solutions. Acting as an advisor, you will ensure the consultancy team becomes a trusted partner, driving compelling solutions for our clients which exceed expectations. Working with a variety of other technical teams across Iress, you will solve technical problems for existing and prospecting clients and take overall responsibility for planning, leading and facilitating workshops from initial requirements scoping, through to detailed design and delivery.

What you will be doing

  • Engaging with customers (new and existing) in respect of all technical aspects of our key strategic Lending solutions. This will include pre-sales support, presenting Iress architectures in client meetings and facilitating and delivering both face to face and virtual client workshops

  • Working with clients, partners and internal development teams to deliver the best solution possible, ensuring that all internal processes, procedures and technical assurance steps required for delivery of our products and solutions are implemented

  • Environment management and support of the deployment processes including; reviewing and suggesting process improvement, implementing changes as recommended, taking technical ownership of build processes as required and managing the associated deployment documentation

  • Documenting and managing the technical risks, technical assumptions and technical decisions made during the project lifecycle

  • Helping to identify additional sales opportunities and informing relevant internal sales teams

  • Actively working to support and deliver knowledge transfer within the team, especially to more junior colleagues


What you will need

  • You will need to be technically minded with a background in software engineering or IT Infrastructure. Knowledge of DevOps principles would be highly beneficial and you will be comfortable providing hands-on technical support and consultancy to clients

  • You’ll be working with a broad range of technologies so a working knowledge of some of the following would be highly beneficial; CI/CD tools such as TeamCity or Jenkins, Cloud technologies (ideally AWS), web enterprise applications (ideally in a .Net environment) and Service Orientated Architectures

  • Self-motivation is key and you will be confident working independently, with a pro-active and positive “can-do” attitude

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, you will be comfortable building strong working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

  • Problem-solving will come naturally to you and you’ll take a logical approach to solving complex issues

  • Experience working within the financial services industry would be highly beneficial

Why work with us

  • Competitive remuneration

  • Global opportunities

  • Casual dress, flexible work policy

  • Access to learning and development programs

  • Health Benefits including Private Medical Insurance

  • Iress Community

  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives

  • Global 36-hour hackathon

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

  • Profit Share Plan

  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work.


Employment Type

Employee

Time Type

Full time