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Information Systems Solution Analyst (Engineering)

Ref: BROADBEAN_954611663065864

on 13 September 2022
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Information Systems Solution Engineer (Engineering) required for long term assignment based in Stevenage or Bristol or Bolton with 80% wfh

Information Management (IM), defines implements and adapts Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and Information Systems (IS) strategy to the needs of the business and users.

Within Information Management the Information Systems teams have responsibilities for supporting and deploying business applications, with IS Engineering supporting a key pillar of our business.

The IS Engineering Solutions team work as part of IS to support programmes and transformation activities.


The dedicated development team will be delivering a new project, an End to End Lab environment utilising Cloud technologies. The aim is to have a dynamically sized, easily duplicated environment with a copy of our production engineering toolset with representative data. This will meet key business needs: repeatable demonstrations; training environments; and trials of new processes and tools. The Information Systems Solution Engineer will be the project engineer and deployment specialist for this new dedicated development environment.

Responsible for the technical quality and compliance of all deployment, installation, maintenance and integration activities carried out by IS Engineering resources or suppliers.

Responsible for specification of all servers, storage, databases, middleware and related needs for the UK instances working with the international Technical and Solution Architects.

Working with the Delivery Manager or Project Manager and Release and Change Analyst be responsible for

* Technical compliance with Technical Quality and Results through the project lifecycle in the UK providing a technical appraisal of progress

* Delivery of relevant Proof of Concepts

* Technical acceptance for the UK instances of the international tools when delivered by suppliers.

* Gathering and disseminating technical lessons learned at Natco level.

* Provide subject matter expertise at all stages for the application layer working closely with the Solution Architects in the UK

* Technical "hands on proximity" engineering activities where required to assist the UK nationally deployed services as part of the IS Engineering Delivery team for the UK

Skillset/experience required:

Understanding of:

* Essential - Infrastructure and operating standards such as SQL, DB2, Active Directory, Virtual Machines, WebSphere, Active Directory, Licensing, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Windows is essential

* Essential - Installing server based applications

* Advantageous - Deploying services within Azure

* Advantageous - The lifecycle of information systems including acquisition and development of new technology, with a view on utilising automation

* Advantageous - UNIX and containerisation

Experience is required in installation and configuration of packages in a virtual machine server and desktop "high security" environment.

Strong technical capability and the ability to analyse and define technical solutions.

Excellent problem solving and data analysis skills

Able to communicate well verbally and in writing.

The current major Engineering Solutions that cover the mechanical/electrical engineering, product definition and configuration, logistics support and technical publications is:

* PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) built on PTC Windchill plus the connected tools including Creo, Zuken, Creo Illustrate

* MatriX Space for collaboration also built on Windchill

* NTIP for LSA and Technical Publications built on MPMLink within Windchilll connected with Arbortext publishing engine

* MatriX Portal built with PTC ThingworX

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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