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Universe Developer 3 Month Contract – Universe – Pick – Unidata – London Based!!! - JO/1217

3 months
£450 per day
Start date:


The Universe Developer will be working for the one of the UK’s largest dog welfare charity and cares for over 15,000 dogs each year through its network of 20 rehoming centers in the UK - and one in Dublin. The client has been involved in every piece of legislation affecting dogs over the past 126 years.
The client is recruiting for a Universe Developer to work as a key member of our IT Department working on development, maintenance and support of our bespoke systems.
Why Work for the Client:
The feel good factor working for this client is amazing, you will be helping my client indirectly rehome dogs and makes sure they live the rest of their years in safe welcoming environment. The client is renowned for their excellent salaries and great benefits package.

Key Accountabilities
Provide effective and efficient services to users and clients, ensuring work is carried out to an acceptable standard (commensurate with normal market practices) to agreed deadlines. Ensure maximum availability of computer systems and other related services within his/her remit.
Assist in, and actively undertake where appropriate the analysis, development, programming and unit testing of any software enhancements or rectification of faults of any system within his/her remit.
Assist in the production of design and program specifications relating to both new developments and software enhancements.
Comply with the controls that are in place to mitigate risk, such as using the support desk systems and adhering to the change management processes and procedures and following a strict SDLC lifecycle.
Assist in the production of user and technical documentation relating to new software releases.
Work on the Development help desk when required and deal with incoming user calls and requests.
Ensure management are aware of any issues in a timely manner.
Keep abreast of new developments and working practices both business and technical.
Offer guidance and training to junior team members or new joiners
Liaise with; provide assistance and support to the users, Help Desk, Programme Manager, Technical Support and other Development teams.
Provide technical support with regard to all systems and processes in general, but especially Fiscal.
Liaise with users and key suppliers as required.
Recommend any changes to or improvements in both working practices and service delivery. This will include software and hardware upgrades, procedural changes, staff training and changes

Skills & Experience needed.

Strong interpersonal communications
Ability to resolve technical problems without supervision
Good organisation skills and attention to detail
Ability to comprehend technical documents
Ability to work in a team environment, meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities

Minimum 3 years UniVerse Database experience
Strong skills in UniVerse BASIC Programming
Strong skills in UniVerse RetrieVe
Good knowledge of UniVerse ProVerb (PROCS)
Good knowledge of UniVerse Editor

Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.
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Tobi Babalola
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