Arbor Education is a socially-driven EdTech company on a mission to transform the way schools work, using smarter, hassle-free tools. Arbor’s Management Information System (MIS) is currently used by over 1,000 schools, helping staff save time whilst improving student outcomes. The company, whose Customer and Sales Office made its home in Leeds 4 years ago, recently decided to establish a new development and engineering function in the City, a decision which was an easy one considering the City's strategic location, its fast-paced environment and the large body of potential employees.
We are looking for people with a passion for computing and an interest in the latest software and hardware technologies. Please note: The closing date for applications is 20th December 2020. Requirements: Predicted 2:1 or above in a computer related degree. Minimum ABB/AAC at A-level including either Maths or IT.
We are looking for someone with a true passion for technology, who enjoys putting the customer first and is constantly looking to improve and innovate. Experience in Linux System administration – experience in Windows is also desirable. Knowledge of computer networking Effective problem solver Excellent organisational skills Ability to work both in a team and on own initiative Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to write and present documentation of projects and systems.
Some of the qualities required: Full ownership of day to day delivery tasks supporting Sprint / Kanban boards : Develop and own the delivery / Epic roadmap and path to live plans for the project / programme : Excellent communication skills in order to build solid relationships with our clients whilst diplomatically challenging the ‘why’ to ensure value and minimise waste : Reporting team progress against plan, highlighting variance and determining appropriate actions to mitigate : Capturing risks and issues and managing dependencies across the project / programme : Create an environment of continuous learning through holding retrospectives and highlighting problems and single points of failure and working out what to do collaboratively : Shaping ways of working through agile best practice and coaching the team to ensure focus on business priorities and time to market : Working with the team to agree achievable goals for each squad, the ‘definition of done’ and foster a shared understanding of success.
We are looking for a graduate who is familiar with the Linux environment, systems administration and networking, with a knowledge of Windows, who is well organised and can work alone as well as within a team. It is also necessary to have very good communication skills, especially for producing written documents.
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