Trainee Programmer & Systems Supporter
We are looking for a Trainee Programmer & Systems Supporter to join our team of professionals. Really learn and apply what matters to our IT systems and the value they give to colleagues and our clients. Sometimes under pressure, we work together to deliver excellent solutions. If you want to apply your mind to problem-solving; hardware or software, we have lots of problems for you to solve; be it system development or keeping things doing what they are meant to be doing. Our Company is always evolving, always developing and because we rely so much on our IT infrastructure our small IT function is at the centre of what goes on. This role is rare because you also have to work with other functions and support them with knowledge, understanding and a sense of humour. We can teach you the first two. We have been a top business list provider for over 25 years. During this time the IT need of our business has grown and with this the demands placed on our network and systems. We are still evolving, learning and growing and developing systems for the future. Legislative changes next year has prompted a new surge, see GDPR on YouTube. If you know enough to be useful, we'll train and develop you to the next level. If you want a pedestrian, very predictable job, don't apply. The role involves helping others do their jobs, as your skills grow the role will expand. From the day you join you will start by learning everything you can about how we do what we do. You'll be seeing our systems, how they have been engineered, how they work and seeing what they are supposed to do. You'll then get to know the users and all the things they can do to break them Lots to learn but you'll get lots of help to ensure you progress. Trainee Programmer | Systems Supporter | Marketing | IT | GDPR | Business List | Development Essential Criteria: 1 Some programming knowledge to be able to understand what we talk about, regarding our systems, networks and developing ideas. 2 The ability to learn. 3 The self-confidence to learn and try something. 4 The ability to speak English and Geek; you do need to able to communicate with people who just see systems as tools, not as wonderful constructions Even if they are. Desirable Criteria: 1 Sufficient knowledge to be able to learn from others and in time be able to develop solutions of your own. 2 Able to listen, read and be able to interpret the needs of colleagues, and then communicate and do something meaningful and useful. 3 An ability to manage your own work schedule and do what you need to do when it is needed by. 4 Thinking creatively to produce sound solutions (that work and don't take too long to do). 5 We are a business so the ability to quickly pick up why we do what we do and how it results in profit would be very useful. Additional Salary: Beach nearby, highly skilled (& helpful) colleagues About Us: We have been running a telephone research team to generate accurate, up to date business to business marketing lists. Real people phone and our systems help at each stage. Who gets called, what they get asked and how the information our team discover gets stored and used. Our clients are a cross section of direct marketers, from large household names to SMEs and located throughout the UK.