Senior Integrations Consultant PROAGRICA
The Department :
IT / Technical & Product Development
Location : Heathrow, UK / Home Based
Role Description :
Proagrica is looking for a Senior Integrations Consultant with five or more years of experience in data workflow implementation and configuration to join its expanding Proagrica EU Delivery Group.
This represents an exciting opportunity to join Proagrica and contribute towards the implementation of a range of supply chain and system integration projects.
The successful candidate will work within the Enterprise Integrations Team connecting customer’s internal systems and infrastructure throughout the supply chain.
The day-to-day work will be alongside Business Analysts, Project Managers, and the Support team with frequent interaction with external stakeholders.
The responsibilities of the role will include (but not be limited to) data exchange workflow implementation and data transformations as well as the associated unit and integration testing.
The primary toolset will be based on the Interlok Framework and Cirrus integration platform, both developed, maintained and established over many years by Adaptris part of LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group.
The Integrations Consultant will report to the Lead Integrations Consultant.
Key Responsibilities :
Develop and implement scalable, high performing integrations.
Developing and testing data mappings, typically using XSLT.
Configure and test data workflows implemented using the Interlok integration toolkit.
Configure and test data transformations implemented using the Cirrus platform.
Work with the DevOps team to ensure that configuration is successfully deployed and according to best practice.
To work with project managers and the Lead Consultant of the Enterprise Integrations team to ensure that projects are delivered efficiently, effectively and that progress is accurately reported.
To assist Business Analysts with requirements, where needed.
Contribute to analysis on pre-sales requests and third-line support issues.
To assist junior team members in their training and learning.
Troubleshoot and solve problems.
Experience Required :
Bachelor's degree in an IT related discipline
Minimum 5 years relevant experience in B2B systems integrations.
Proven experience in a successful IT role
Proven experience of project or service delivery to external or internal customers.
About You :
You have proven ability to deliver successful integration development projects on time and within budget
You have broad industry & companywide technical knowledge of integration platforms / technology
You have strong organisation, project planning and time management skills
You are confident in front of technical and business minded colleagues
You can troubleshoot and solve problems
You have great communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills
You have a proven ability to be a team player and contributor to project successes
You have a passion for learning and developing your skills
You want a role where you can grow and shine
Essential Technical Skills :
Knowledge of EDI / XML / JSON / HTML / Flatfiles
Knowledge of XSLT
Knowledge of different electronic message formats (e.g., EDIFACT, EDI X12)
Knowledge of web API Services (REST / SOAP)
Knowledge of database technology (SQL, MySQL, Maria DB)
Intermediate Knowledge of messaging (JMS, ActiveMQ, SonicMQ)
Knowledge of security concepts and protocols (e.g., authentication, authorization, signing, encryption, SSL / TLS, SSH / SFTP).
Desirable Technical skills :
Basic knowledge of Java or any other object-oriented programming language
Basic knowledge of build and deployment tools (Ant, Maven and Gradle)
Basic knowledge of DevOps / cloud technology (Jenkins, Puppet, AWS and Docker)
Basic knowledge of ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana)
Adaptris Interlok (https : / / development.adaptris.net / docs / Interlok / adapter-what-is-it.html) is an event-based framework designed to enable architects to rapidly connect different applications, communications standards and data standards to deliver an integrated solution.
Cirrus is part of the Proagrica Network, providing an integration platform as a service. First deployed in 2001, Cirrus provides a scalable solution to organisations of all sizes and has successfully been deployed across multiple industry verticals.
It allows local execution of integration to be centrally monitored and managed, along with the real-time event-based tracking, which offers complete visibility into the data transactions.
It has been designed to offer 99.999% availability whether deployed on-premise or in the cloud.
About the Team
The Proagrica EU Delivery Enterprise Integrations Team is a well-established group that connects a plethora of agricultural datasets through the use of our domain expertise and technical skills.
The Enterprise Integration Team always strives to create a very agile, sociable and friendly environment, supplemented by the surprisingly interesting use cases we are called to address as part of our integration strategy.
The technologies employed ensure that our techies are kept happy and challenged, whilst there is always a focus on empowering each individual to take full ownership of the solutions.
Beyond the scope of the Enterprise Integration Team, Proagrica itself contains numerous other opportunities on the Farm Software and Connectivity, providing constant opportunities for career progression.
Furthermore, Proagrica is part of the LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group a much bigger data and connectivity organisation. So, if it transpires that crops and tractors are not your thing, perhaps airplanes might turn out to be more interesting!
As one of the fastest growing brands within LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group, Proagrica is a global provider of independent connectivity and data-driven support solutions for the agriculture industry.
We deliver access to actionable intelligence to drive business growth across the value chain. Our superior products and services connect and empower industry participants to address their key needs around trading, productivity, and compliance.
We have created farm-focused and enterprise-focused solutions.
Our Enterprise solutions are built around the key competences of data connectivity and data analytics. Business benefits include supply chain management, supply chain standards compliance, and customer insight and engagement, essential for businesses looking to improve their value offering and expand in the modern marketplace.
About LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group
LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group (RSG) provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day.
RSG is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.
https : / / risk.lexisnexis.com / group
RSG is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Women in Technology
RSG is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 27% of our Technology workforce are women, which is much higher than the UK average of 17%.
We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology :
Mentoring scheme for women in technology
Women’s network forum
Regularly run events for school girls about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of girls in tech.
RSG proudly support the Tech Talent Charter. Click on the link to find out more.
http : / / www.techtalentcharter.co.uk