IT Manager/Architect

Gemini Consultants Ltd specialises in third party loan, mortgage and debt collection administration utilising third party and in-house developed software systems.

We are seeking a highly motivated, technically skilled and innovative individual to manage our Information Systems Department. You will be responsible for the modernisation of our existing software and communications infrastructure. You will manage a small team of developers and will be responsible for the design and implementation of multiple software, communications and network projects.

You should be a competent and experienced designer/programmer with development and management experience ideally in multiple programming languages and environments. Experience in working with financial software is also an advantage.

We offer a challenging job, an excellent salary and good prospects for advancement.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day management of our small team of Developers, Software Support and Communications/Network staff
  • Managing and devising enhancements to modernise our existing in-house software and communications infrastructures
  • Researching and implementing software, communication and network solutions to support our business requirements
  • Ensuring software enhancements and implementations are delivered as required within agreed time-scales
  • Guaranteeing the smooth running of all IT systems
  • The management and development of IT staff, including, training, evaluation, guidance, discipline
  • Keeping up to date with the latest technologies
  • Writing and implementing scripts and code on an ad-hoc basis

Your existing experience will be:

  • Minimum 5 years which includes some Software Development, IT Project Management and Staff Management
  • Knowledge of networking and communication systems
  • Degree in an IT or Business discipline is an advantage
  • Knowledge of working with financial software is an advantage

Your technical skills will include:

  • Multiple programming languages eg. Java, C, VB6,, C#, XML, SQL Server
  • Applications including Word and excel
  • Database Management Systems (DBMS)
  • Networking and communication systems e.g. TCP/IP, cloud technologies, J2EE, web services

You should have the following attributes:

  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solving/analytical skills
  • Lateral thinker
  • Enthusiastic and committed
  • Thirst for Knowledge
  • Innovative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Capability to work both individually and as part of a team

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