Sally Ashenden

Account Manager

I have over 15 years IT recruitment experience and come from a software house and technical degree background.  Software tends to be at the heart of what I do but I help clients with roles from Architects & Analysts through Development & Test and much more.  I love helping clients find the right talent to build their teams and helping candidates find the right opportunities.  I work with clients of all shapes and sizes and enjoy the variety and individual challenges.

Mum to 1 gorgeous daughter and with a passion for good food, The New Forest, Camping & maybe the occasional G&T – especially when the sun is shining!!


Oracle ERP Team Leader/ Manager

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable

Our global client have an opportunity for an Oracle ERP Team Leader to mangage, mentor and develop a team of Oracle EBS Analysts. Hybrid role Southampton area. This role will suit someone looking to build on some provem team management experience or someone seeking an opportunity with an employer where your contribution is valued and seen.

Our global client have an opportunity for an Oracle ERP Team Leader to mangage, mentor and develop a team of Oracle EBS Analysts.

Hybrid role Southampton area.

This role will suit an individual with solid Oracle EBS experience looking to build on some proven team management experience or someone seeking an opportunity with an employer where your contribution is valued and seen.

Key experience sought:

  • 5+ years Oracle ERP experience EBS R12
  • Proven experience leading and managing at least 2+ team members (this role will manage a squad of 10-12)
  • Proven track record of project management
  • Experience with Oracle Applications with experience of a braod range of modules – e.g. financials, purchasing, Logistics, Manufacturing, HRMS, CRM etc
  • Experience with SOX & PCI
  • Experience with reporting tools e.g OBIEE/ Cognos

Oracle ERP Team Leader/ Manager: Oracle ERP, Oracle e-Business Suite, EBS, EBA, Oracle Fusion, e-Biz, ebusiness suite, R12

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IT Service Desk Analyst

  • Hertfordshire
  • Contract
  • £24.00 - £24.08 per hour

6 month initial contract for an IT Service Desk Analyst providing IT support to the organizations employees. Hybrid - 1 week in 4/5 onsite you must be commutable to their site in Leavesdon Watford You will need 2 years proven experience in an IT Service desk role to be successful in this position combined with first-class customer service and interpersonal skills Inside IR35

6 month initial contract for an IT Service Desk Analyst providing IT support to the organisations employees. Hybrid – 1 week in 4/5 onsite the rest remote. You must be commutable to their site in Leavesdon Watford

You will need 2 years proven experience in an IT Service desk role to be successful in this position combined with first-class customer service and interpersonal skills.

Role is likely to extend/ be ongoing.

Role is inside IR35

Key requirements:

  • 2+ years recent IT Service desk experience in a 1st line role
  • Experience supporting sizeable end user environments
  • Excellent communication, customer service and telephone skills essential in addition to support of the following:
  • Windows 10 operating systems.
  • Office 365/ O365
  • PC, Laptop and Printer hardware.
  • iPhones and iPads.
  • Active Directory services.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment that is intent on delivering solutions to its customers in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm for service quality and customer focus.

IT Service desk analyst: helpdesk, service desk, 1st line, 1st level, First line, first level

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


IT Service Desk Analyst

  • Hertfordshire
  • Contract
  • £24.00 - £24.08 per hour

6 month initial contract for an IT Service Desk Analyst providing IT support to the organizations employees. Hybrid - 1 week in 4/5 onsite you must be commutable to their site in Leavesdon Watford You will need 2 years proven experience in an IT Service desk role to be successful in this position combined with first-class customer service and interpersonal skills Inside IR35

6 month initial contract for an IT Service Desk Analyst providing IT support to the organisations employees. Hybrid – 1 week in 4/5 onsite the rest remote. You must be commutable to their site in Leavesdon Watford

You will need 2 years proven experience in an IT Service desk role to be successful in this position combined with first-class customer service and interpersonal skills.

Role is likely to extend/ be ongoing.

Role is inside IR35

Key requirements:

  • 2+ years recent IT Service desk experience in a 1st line role
  • Experience supporting sizeable end user environments
  • Excellent communication, customer service and telephone skills essential in addition to support of the following:
  • Windows 10 operating systems.
  • Office 365/ O365
  • PC, Laptop and Printer hardware.
  • iPhones and iPads.
  • Active Directory services.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment that is intent on delivering solutions to its customers in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm for service quality and customer focus.

IT Service desk analyst: helpdesk, service desk, 1st line, 1st level, First line, first level

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


HR Associate

  • Hertfordshire
  • Contract
  • £17 - £18.84 per hour

Contract opportunity for an HR Associate with a global organization working at their headquarters. You will need 1+ years experience in an HR role ideally with experience answering HR queries, assisting with processes, HR Systems and employee relations. Seeking CHRP certification or similar or working towards this. 2 days onsite rest remote working.

Contract opportunity for an HR Associate with a global organization hybrid working at their headquarters in Watford area.

You will need 1+ years experience in an HR role ideally with experience answering HR queries, assisting with processes, HR Systems and employee relations.

Seeking CHRP certification or similar or working towards this.

2 days onsite p/w rest remote working.

Key esperience sought:

  • At least 1 years’ experience within an HR environment with a particular focus on query resolution, process administration, HR systems, HR Policies and basic employee relations

  • CHRP qualified or working towards this

  • Experience of working in an environment where tasks can change, often at short notice

  • Experience of all MS Office packages in particular Word, Outlook and Excel

HR Associate: HR, Human Resources

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


IT Systems Internship – London

  • London
  • Contract
  • Attractive package

We have some fantastic IT Internships with leading organizations working at the cutting edge of technology, IT systems and IT Infrastructure. Internship will be the Summer of 2023 for a 3-4 month period and offers attractive monthly salary plus living costs to cover accommodation etc. If you are a high achieving IT degree student graduating in 2024 or late 2023 with a demonstrable passion for IT Systems and IT systems engineering please get in touch.

We have some fantastic IT Internships with leading organizations working at the cutting edge of technology, IT systems and IT Infrastructure.

Internship will be the Summer of 2023 for a 3-4 month period and offers attractive monthly salary plus living costs to cover accommodation etc.

If you are a high achieving IT degree student graduating in 2024 or late 2023 with a demonstrable passion for IT Systems and IT systems engineering please get in touch.

During the internship you will work with leading IT systems specialists and work across Windows, Linux, Unix infrastructure and scripting and automation languages such as Kubernetes, Ansible, PowerShell, Python etc on complex systems environments, build release and systems integration.

Potential for permanent employment following graduation.

Key skills and experience sought:

  • Exceptional, high achieving IT degree student graduating 2024 or late 2023
  • Strong and proven background of achievement both academically and also demonstrated in e.g. previous IT internships, research projects or practical IT experience etc
  • Proven background and interest in IT Systems and infrastructure – scripting/ development skills are sought but seeking systems orientated individual
  • Experience with Windows/ Linux/ Unix/ Servers
  • Scripting/ development skills e.g. Python, Golang, Kbernetes, Ansible etc
  • First class communication, interpersonal and team working skills
  • Internship Summer 2023 for 3/4 months

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


2nd Line Engineer

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum

2nd Line Engineer The 2nd Line Engineer supports all second level technical incidents and service requests from multiple communication sources (email, phone, text, incident escalations and walk-ups) for our clients' Global Enterprise. This position will work directly with end users, IT administrators, and third-party resources/vendors to resolve and fulfil all incidents and requests.

2nd Line Engineer

The 2nd Line Engineer supports all second level technical incidents and service requests from multiple communication sources (email, phone, text, incident escalations and walk-ups) for our clients’ Global Enterprise.

This position will work directly with end users, IT administrators, and third-party resources/vendors to resolve and fulfil all incidents and requests.

Responsibilities

  • Provides superior customer service by being courteous, knowledgeable, and professional.
  • Creates a positive customer service experience and build strong relationships through active listening, ensuring timely resolution or escalation, communicating promptly on progress and handling customers with a professional attitude.
  • Creates, manages, and resolves service requests using the IT Incident Management System
  • Escalates incidents to correct higher level specialist when the need arises and work with the specialist to test all solutions and final resolutions.
  • Grows the IT knowledgebase by using resolutions of successfully closed service requests to document effective steps for reproducing and resolving similar incidents.
  • Utilizes enterprise level knowledge of Operating Systems and Directory services to troubleshoot and resolve customer issues.

Skills/Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in an IT Desktop Support role.
  • At least one introductory level IT certification (A+, Google Certified Support Professional, Microsoft MTA, Microsoft Fundamentals Certification).
  • At least one Secondary level IT certification (Cisco CCNA, Microsoft Role-Based Cert.)
  • In depth expert knowledge of information systems (Windows operating systems, Mac OS, Microsoft’s Azure environment, software management, hardware management, Cisco’s Networking environment, Microsoft Modern Workplace, etc.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: West London

Salary: £30-33,000 depending on experience

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IT Support Analyst

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + + bens

Excellent opportunity for a 1st/ 2nd line IT Support Analyst to join this global organisation supporting their EMEA staff. In this role you will provide 1st and 2nd line to support to their employees. You will need to drive and have transport to be successful in this role. Hybrid working. 9am-5pm - on call support on a rota basis

1st/ 2nd line IT Support Analyst: 1st/2nd Line, Service Desk, helpdesk, 1st/ 2nd Level laptops, desktops, Windows, AD, O365, Mobile devices, Printers, connectivity

Excellent opportunity for an IT Support Analyst to join this global organisation supporting their EMEA staff. You will need experience in 1st and 2nd line support.

  • You will need 3+ years experience within an IT Support/ IT Service desk role working in a busy environment.
  • Must drive and have your own transport
  • The company offer excellent training and development opportunities
  • Currently mix of home working and office on a rota basis due to covid
  • On an on call rota on a 1 in 7 week scenario (call levels are very low)

Key skills and experience sought:

  • Proven background in IT Support/ service desk support around 2+ years
  • Good troubleshooting skills ideally covering Windows, AD, O365, web, laptops, printers, connectivity issues
  • Experience with SCCM or similar remote deployment tools
  • Well motivated individual happy to assist as required
  • Good problem solving skills
  • First class communication skills and ability to liaise effectively with end users and keep them updated – customer service orientation
  • Ideally ITIL certified or experience within ITIL based corporate environments and knowledge of SOX ideal but not essential
  • Good team working skills

1st/ 2nd line IT Support Analyst: 1st/2nd Line, Service Desk, helpdesk, 1st/ 2nd Level laptops, desktops, Windows, AD, O365, Printers, connectivity

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3 Recruitment, industry news and updates, check out our new website, follow our aap3 Defence & Aerospace Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Solution Architect

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £90000 - £120000 per annum

Solution Architect We are working with a leading Global organisation, who are currently looking for a well-experienced Solution Architect to join their IT team. Reporting to the Solutions Architecture Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible to align business strategy to the high-level design plan for the overall logical and technical IT infrastructure architecture.

Solution Architect

We are working with a leading Global organisation, who are currently looking for a well-experienced Solution Architect to join their IT team.

Reporting to the Solutions Architecture Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible to align business strategy to the high-level design plan for the overall logical and technical IT infrastructure architecture.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Partners with the business to understand business context (trends and business strategy) and its impact on enterprise technology, application, and information strategies.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of the strategic business plans of the Organization.
  • Accountable to ensure that the health of the systems supporting the business capabilities are communicated, and a roadmap established to align the strategies to the IT investment plan.
  • Provides infrastructure architectural consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to Business Relationship Managers, Systems Analysts, Systems Engineers, and Systems/Solution Architects.
  • Documents and develops in-depth knowledge of existing IT architecture/infrastructure and technology portfolio of the Organization.
  • Develops, documents, communicates and enforces technology standards.
  • Conducts research on emerging technologies in support of infrastructure and development efforts, and recommends technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and flexibility.
  • Develops, documents, makes recommendations, and communicates plans for investing in the IT infrastructure ecosystem, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
  • Develops test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance, reports findings, and makes recommendations for improvement.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience managing within a matrix structure and dealing with ambiguity.
  • Demonstrated in depth knowledge of business capability modeling and mapping.
  • Experience with creating strategic roadmaps.
  • Experience with hyper-converged, hybrid-cloud ecosystems required.
  • Demonstrated working experience with architectural frameworks, such as TOGAF, Zachman, Gartner Methodology, etc. Certifications preferred.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, business or another relevant field.
  • At least 10 years of related IT experience with a minimum of 5 years of successful leadership experience.
  • ITIL certified or at least 5 years of utilizing ITIL within organizations.

Skills and Attributes

  • Skilled in presenting systems specifications and evaluating the same, working with business representation from all functional process areas across the globe.
  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and interpretive skills to recognize and comprehend complex issues, policies, regulatory requirements and industry information affecting client’s environment.

Location: Feltham, Middlesex

Salary: £90-120k – Depending on experience

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Project Manager

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens inc medical

We have a great opportunity for an IT Project Manager with a fast-paced, growing organisation based in London. In this role you will work on multiple project deliveries or project streams of a programme of work delivering their solution to their clients. You will need 3+ years IT Project management experience across, network/ infrastructure but will also role out their software solution.

We have a great opportunity for an IT Project Manager with a fast-paced, growing organisation based in City of London.

In this role you will work on multiple project streams in delivery of projects for their clients.

You will need 3+ years IT Project management experience across network/ infrastructure projects. Will also roll out their software solution but IT infrastructure background ideal.

Hybrid role with sometime required in the office – some travel to client site potentially every few weeks – UK in the majority but possibility of Europe.

If you have experience of working for a startup organisation previously – great! The role will suit someone who enjoys building things and helping getting processes and procedures in place.

Key skills and experience sought:

  • 3+ Years Project Management experience
  • Industry certification in Project Management a plus (Prince II, PMP etc)
  • Experience in managing IT networking and infrastructure projects
  • Hardware configuration experience a plus
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with an innate ability to multitask
  • Proven working experience within the same or similar role
  • Engineering background or working within IT networking and infrastructure is highly desirable
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Adept at using G Suite programmes
  • Team player – happy to go the extra mile for your colleagues/team
  • Recently opened an office in Spain so Spanish is a plus

Project Manager: IT, networking, infrastructure, Prince2, PMP, PMI, Project Manager

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ADA Software Engineer

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £70 - £75 per hour + some flex based on experience

6 month contract opportunity for an Ada Software Engineer working with a leader in the defence sector. Role can be remote predominantly. Experience is sought within Ada 95, Java, C/ C++, C# ideally. Role is inside IR35 and also offers a 4 day working week (5 days over 4 day period, Friday off)

6 month contract opportunity for an Ada Software Engineer working with a leader in the defence sector. Role can be remote predominantly.

Experience is sought within Ada 95, Java, C/ C++, C# ideally.

Role is inside IR35 and also offers a 4 day working week (5 days over 4 day period, Friday off)

Key experience sought:

  • Experience of Airborne Mission Systems, Training Systems, Postal or Cyber domains.
  • Proven skills in software design and development using some of: Ada 95, Java (J2EE), C/C++, C#.
  • Experience in Real-Time Embedded Systems.
  • Experience and understanding of safety-critical systems and constraints.
  • Strong background in software development techniques including e.g. design patterns.
  • Ability to develop software fulfilling requirements to optimise software for speed, memory constraints, maintainability etc.
  • Ability to design metrics for work and to use them to track progress.
  • Proven ability to produce innovative, technically compliant and cost-effective solutions.

Additional skills of interest:

  • Hibernate, Spring
  • Jenkins, Maven.
  • Safety standards e.g. DO-178.
  • Machine Learning, especially object detection/recognition.
  • VR/AR.
  • Agile practices especially Scrum.

Ada Software Engineer: Ada 95, Ada95,Java, C/ C++, C#, software engineer, developer

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