Oscar Technology

Oscar Technology is an award-winning recruitment agency, delivering the brightest talent across the IT and Technology markets.

Based in Manchester and Houston, our teams of specialist IT Consultants fill technical roles across the UK and US support some of the world’s largest and most reputable businesses to recruit for permanent and contract candidates of all seniority levels – from Graduate Software Developers through to Senior Management, CTOs and Directors.

Oscar Technology Manchester, UK
21/03/2020
Full time
A new role as come to light for a Head of Business Intelligence to join organisation based in Manchester with a strong company culture and a real focus on staff wellbeing. We're looking for someone who will be responsible of the delivery of data driven products, drive BI strategy and manage the development teams. In this role you will be the main lead for all BI product and reporting related initiatives and be responsible for guaranteeing the implementation of solutions across a wide range of products. You must be a driven, determined and experienced BI professional who can join together a large global community to facilitate a consistent approach across multiple projects and challenges. This is not a hugely technical role but we are looking for someone with a very strong technical background which will stand up to the challenges associated with this level of position. This is a line management role with around 20 direct reports across three teams, one of which is in a ramp up phase therefore you will responsible for the recruitment into that team. Requirements: Pro-active individual who can manage people across various teams Ability to manage expectations and deliver on commitments Capable of managing and leading teams, aligning with a coherent BI strategy Experience in managing multiple investors Responsibilities: Be the main interface and point of contact for product and development teams to ensure a unified and coherent approach to BI across all product and projects Manage the team of developers in the UK and in Europe Manage the technology approach and drive a single agenda for product reporting services Uphold and continue to improve on the strategic direction of the company and shape operations and solutions Manage third-party contractors and other contributors to the BI agenda Facilitate and drive strategies to be aligned with the general BI approach The Company: This is a well-established and leading global information services company whose key aim is to use data to make a positive difference and better the lives and opportunities for both consumers and businesses. This company places high value on creating a great working environment for their employees. They also provide great opportunities for training and progression in order that their employees may grow professionally. They strive to find talented and innovative individuals who are hungry to develop their skills. Innovation is encouraged from their employees and they want someone who will develop the role and make it their own. Head of Business Intelligence - Greater Manchester - up to £75,000 + Bonus Oscar Technology is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Oscar Technology Oxford, UK
15/02/2020
Full time
A research-led technology company are looking to add Senior Software Engineers to their ranks, as part of the organic growth of their product & business. They develop a Java-based Artificial Intelligence platform that is used in a content-driven media industry, and with take-up on their platform really strong in the UK, they are pushing their platform out globally Their technology stack is pretty varied, so people that are masters of both OOP (Java or C#) and Functional programming (Scala), perhaps from really strong academic backgrounds and / or technology-driven firms with reputations for having complex, low-latency platforms. You're developing data-driven platforms, so a knowledge of algorithms and data structures would help out, but is not paramount. They're looking for smart & passionate technologists who want to continuously learn as they go. Their industry evolves all of the time and they need people that can evolve with them. The typical person they are looking for has the following skills & knowledge:- An ability to research problems and break them into deliverable parts Working knowledge of Agile, Lean and XP methodologies A background in software engineering; or a degree in Computer Science or other related field Ability to dive into a large polyglot codebase, but built around a core of developing complex applications in Java 8+ Interest in exploring new programming paradigms, languages, and patterns Operations or Systems Administration experience, particularly on Linux A desire to automate where possible Experience with; or willingness to learn AWS Open source experience Oscar Technology is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.