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8h

Range Engineer (DV)

Default PortalUnited Kingdom, GB Remote
agilejiraDesignansiblelinuxAWS

Default Portal is hiring a Remote Range Engineer (DV)

Range Engineer (DV)

Location: Remote - Must be UK based
Work Pattern: Full-time/Permanent
Security Clearance: DV

The Company:

At Amber Labs, we are a pioneering UK and European technology consultancy committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions and exceptional service to our clients. We foster a culture of collaboration, autonomy, and continuous learning, where every team member plays a crucial role in driving innovation and success. Our diverse team consists of skilled professionals dedicated to providing top-tier support and expertise across various sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing technical support and assistance to clients in resolving IT issues related to Windows and Linux systems administration.
  • Demonstrating adaptability and responsiveness to changes in client requirements and technological landscapes.
  • Collaborating with clients and internal teams to gather and understand customer requirements effectively.
  • Working closely with other suppliers and staff members to deliver comprehensive support solutions.
  • Utilizing VMware/virtualization experience, including ESX and vCentre, to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.
  • Operating effectively in high-pressure environments, maintaining composure and efficiency during critical situations.
  • Employing Ansible automation tools and problem-solving skills to streamline support processes and enhance efficiency.
  • Communicating effectively with stakeholders and clients, providing clear and concise updates and solutions.
  • Demonstrating expertise in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles and agile methodologies.
  • Leveraging knowledge of Windows/Linux servers and network architecture/design to optimize support strategies.
  • Proficiency in tools such as Confluence, JIRA, and JIRA Service Desk for documentation and issue tracking.
  • Experience with scripting languages and Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform for automation and optimization.
  • Producing technical documentation to document solutions, processes, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS and networking technologies like NSX-T.

Requirements:

  • Fundamental knowledge in IT, particularly in Windows and Linux systems administration.
  • Suitable clearances, including DV.
  • Networking experience and understanding of network architecture and design principles.
  • Ability to gather and comprehend customer requirements effectively.
  • Strong collaboration skills and experience working with diverse teams and suppliers.
  • Experience with VMware/virtualization technologies, including ESX and vCentre.
  • Ability to thrive in high-pressure environments and maintain composure during critical incidents.
  • Proficiency in Ansible automation and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and agile teams.
  • Knowledge of Windows/Linux servers and scripting experience.
  • Familiarity with tools such as Confluence, JIRA, and JIRA Service Desk.
  • Experience with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and NSX-T.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms, especially AWS.

Benefits:

  • Join a dynamic and rapidly growing startup with opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Enjoy a flexible work environment focused on delivering outcomes.
  • Receive private medical insurance through Aviva and access to a company pension plan through Nest.
  • Benefit from 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.
  • Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.
  • Participate in a generous employee referral program.
  • Experience a highly collaborative and supportive work environment with opportunities for career advancement.
  • Embrace a culture of experimentation and innovation.
  • Choose your preferred device, PC, or Mac.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Amber Labs is committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all employees. We value diversity and strive to create an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued. We prohibit all forms of harassment, discrimination, and bullying, and promote a culture of dignity and respect for all individuals.

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8h

Support Engineer (DV)

Default PortalUnited Kingdom, GB Remote
agilejiraDesignansiblelinuxAWS

Default Portal is hiring a Remote Support Engineer (DV)

Support Engineer

Location: Remote - Must be UK based
Work Pattern: Full-time/Permanent
Security Clearance: DV

The Company:

At Amber Labs, we are a pioneering UK and European technology consultancy committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions and exceptional service to our clients. We foster a culture of collaboration, autonomy, and continuous learning, where every team member plays a crucial role in driving innovation and success. Our diverse team consists of skilled professionals dedicated to providing top-tier support and expertise across various sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing technical support and assistance to clients in resolving IT issues related to Windows and Linux systems administration.
  • Demonstrating adaptability and responsiveness to changes in client requirements and technological landscapes.
  • Collaborating with clients and internal teams to gather and understand customer requirements effectively.
  • Working closely with other suppliers and staff members to deliver comprehensive support solutions.
  • Utilizing VMware/virtualization experience, including ESX and vCentre, to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.
  • Operating effectively in high-pressure environments, maintaining composure and efficiency during critical situations.
  • Employing Ansible automation tools and problem-solving skills to streamline support processes and enhance efficiency.
  • Communicating effectively with stakeholders and clients, providing clear and concise updates and solutions.
  • Demonstrating expertise in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles and agile methodologies.
  • Leveraging knowledge of Windows/Linux servers and network architecture/design to optimize support strategies.
  • Proficiency in tools such as Confluence, JIRA, and JIRA Service Desk for documentation and issue tracking.
  • Experience with scripting languages and Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform for automation and optimization.
  • Producing technical documentation to document solutions, processes, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS and networking technologies like NSX-T.

Requirements:

  • Fundamental knowledge in IT, particularly in Windows and Linux systems administration.
  • Suitable clearances, including DV.
  • Networking experience and understanding of network architecture and design principles.
  • Ability to gather and comprehend customer requirements effectively.
  • Strong collaboration skills and experience working with diverse teams and suppliers.
  • Experience with VMware/virtualization technologies, including ESX and vCentre.
  • Ability to thrive in high-pressure environments and maintain composure during critical incidents.
  • Proficiency in Ansible automation and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and agile teams.
  • Knowledge of Windows/Linux servers and scripting experience.
  • Familiarity with tools such as Confluence, JIRA, and JIRA Service Desk.
  • Experience with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and NSX-T.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms, especially AWS.

Benefits:

  • Join a dynamic and rapidly growing startup with opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Enjoy a flexible work environment focused on delivering outcomes.
  • Receive private medical insurance through Aviva and access to a company pension plan through Nest.
  • Benefit from 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.
  • Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.
  • Participate in a generous employee referral program.
  • Experience a highly collaborative and supportive work environment with opportunities for career advancement.
  • Embrace a culture of experimentation and innovation.
  • Choose your preferred device, PC, or Mac.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Amber Labs is committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all employees. We value diversity and strive to create an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued. We prohibit all forms of harassment, discrimination, and bullying, and promote a culture of dignity and respect for all individuals.

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Default Portal is hiring a Remote DevOps Engineer - GDS

DevOps Engineer

Location: Remote

Work Pattern:Full-time/Permanent

Security Clearance:  MUST HOLD SC CLEARANCE

The Role:

We are seeking a skilled and motivated DevOps Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cloud technologies, possess expertise in a variety of programming languages, and have hands-on experience with configuration management tools and cloud automation. The DevOps Engineer will play a crucial role in optimising our development and deployment processes, ensuring the reliability and scalability of our systems.

Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

Tech Stack:

  • AWS
  • Dynatrace
  • Jenkins
  • Terraform
  • Kubernetes

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Dynatrace enrolment into AWS accounts via Control Tower
  • Implement Real User Monitoring (RUM) – Subject to buyer sign-off
  • Monitor and capture the value of integrated metrics and identify/capture performance bottlenecks
  • Gather pipeline metrics to identify further instrumentation that may be required
  • Improve metric visibility and understanding using Dynatrace
  • Support live service with their observability needs
  • Identify improvement opportunities for alerting
  • SLO and SLI Workshops

The Company:

At Amber Labs, we are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to our clients. Our company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Our team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff.

Benefits:

• Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.

• Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.

• Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.

• Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.

• 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.

• Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.

• Participate in a generous employee referral program.

• A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.

• Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.

• Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

• Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.

• Prohibiting all forms of harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.

• Educating all new hires on our Diversity and Inclusion policies and ensuring they are aware of their rights and responsibilities to create a safe and inclusive workplace.

• By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities.

This role at Amber Labs is a permanent position, and all employees are required to meet the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). Please be advised that, at this time, we are unable to consider candidates who require sponsorship or hold a visa of any type.


What Happens Next?

Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps. We have a two-stage interview process for most of our consultants. In certain cases, we may include a third and final stage, which is a conversation with the company Partners. This will only be considered if deemed necessary.

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Default Portal is hiring a Remote DevOps Engineer - NCDS

DevOps Engineer

Location: Remote

Work Pattern:Full-time/Permanent

Security Clearance:  MUST HOLD SC CLEARANCE AND BE WILLING TO UNDERGO ENHANCED SC CLEARANCE

The Role:

We are seeking a skilled and motivated DevOps Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cloud technologies, possess expertise in a variety of programming languages, and have hands-on experience with configuration management tools and cloud automation. The DevOps Engineer will play a crucial role in optimising our development and deployment processes, ensuring the reliability and scalability of our systems.

Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

Tech Stack:

  • AWS
  • Terraform
  • Jenkins
  • Packer
  • Docker
  • Vault
  • Git
  • API Gateway and NGiNX configured as a reverse proxy

The Company:

At Amber Labs, we are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to our clients. Our company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Our team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff.

Benefits:

• Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.

• Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.

• Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.

• Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.

• 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.

• Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.

• Participate in a generous employee referral program.

• A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.

• Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.

• Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

• Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.

• Prohibiting all forms of harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.

• Educating all new hires on our Diversity and Inclusion policies and ensuring they are aware of their rights and responsibilities to create a safe and inclusive workplace.

• By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities.

This role at Amber Labs is a permanent position, and all employees are required to meet the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). Please be advised that, at this time, we are unable to consider candidates who require sponsorship or hold a visa of any type.

What Happens Next?

Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps. We have a two-stage interview process for most of our consultants. In certain cases, we may include a third and final stage, which is a conversation with the company Partners. This will only be considered if deemed necessary.

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Default Portal is hiring a Remote Data Engineer/Architect - Tableau/Altery

Data Engineer/Architect - Data Migration (Tableau/Alteryx)

The Company:

At Amber Labs, we are a leading UK and European technology consultancy committed to fostering innovation and delivering exceptional value to our clients. Our collaborative culture prioritizes autonomy, experimentation, and continuous learning, empowering our team to drive customer-focused solutions across various sectors.

Role Overview:

We are in search of a talented and dynamic Data Engineer/Architect to lead a critical project involving the migration of data from Cognos to Tableau/Alteryx. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless data transition, focusing on maintaining integrity, optimizing performance, and meeting project deadlines. Strong technical proficiency in Tableau or Alteryx alongside data engineering/architectural skills is essential for this role.

Responsibilities:

Project Planning and Execution:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive project plan for migrating data from Cognos to Tableau/Alteryx.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure timely execution of project milestones and deliverables.
  • Monitor and report on project progress, identifying and mitigating potential risks.

Technical Oversight:

  • Collaborate with technical teams to ensure smooth data transition while maintaining quality and integrity.
  • Conduct thorough testing to validate accuracy and completeness of migrated data.
  • Work closely with IT and data teams to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.

Stakeholder Management:

  • Act as the primary point of contact for all stakeholders involved in or impacted by the data migration project.
  • Facilitate regular communication and status updates to keep stakeholders informed.
  • Proactively address concerns and manage expectations to ensure stakeholder satisfaction.

Quality Assurance:

  • Implement and oversee quality assurance processes to guarantee accuracy and reliability of data post-migration.
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure migration success.

Documentation and Training:

  • Create comprehensive documentation outlining data migration process, methodologies, and technical details.
  • Provide training and support to end-users for a smooth transition to Tableau/Alteryx.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.
  • Proven experience in data engineering/architecture and migration projects, preferably from Cognos to Tableau/Alteryx.
  • Strong technical proficiency in Tableau or Alteryx, with familiarity in data structures, databases, and reporting tools.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills with effective communication abilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership in cross-functional teams and project management.
  • Familiarity with data quality assurance and testing methodologies.
  • Certification in Tableau, Alteryx, or project management (e.g., PMP) is advantageous.

What We Offer to You:

  • Opportunities for career growth within a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan prioritizing employee well-being.
  • Rewards scheme with discounts and freebies on various goods and experiences.
  • Support for career progression through funded training programs.
  • Competitive salary, bonus, and benefits package.
  • Inclusive and collaborative team environment valuing diversity and inclusion.
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects embracing latest technologies.

Diversity & Inclusion:

At Amber Labs, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace, valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees. We prohibit all forms of harassment and discrimination, promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.

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Test Lead

Default Portallondon, GB Remote
agileDesignuiscrumapijavacssjenkins

Default Portal is hiring a Remote Test Lead

Amber Labs was founded on three key principles:

1. A people-first internal culture, with diverse investments and exciting opportunities for our team, and a partnership structure that ensures everyone has a chance to share in the success of the company.

2. Constant iteration to identify opportunities to develop artifacts, accelerators, and automation solutions that allow for rapid deployment of highly technical cloud or on-premises solutions for our clients.

3. Consistent investment in our ADM (Amber Labs Delivery Methodology, underpinned by Agile Methodology) to ensure maximum velocity, quality, and value.

Role Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled Automation Tester proficient in Java-based automation frameworks to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the integrity and functionality of our systems through the development and implementation of automated tests. This position offers the opportunity to work on exciting projects across multiple teams, including ECMS, MSFR, and Data Migration.

Role: Test Lead
Location: UK (Remote)
Clearance: You must be a British Citizen or have been in the UK for 5+ Years

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute tests and simulations to validate system functionality and performance.
  • Investigate defects or errors in applications and collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement solutions.
  • Design, implement, and maintain automation frameworks for API testing, UI automation, and data migration.
  • Collaborate with team members to enhance existing automation frameworks and develop new components as needed.
  • Identify quality issues, generate comprehensive reports, and propose strategies for improvement.
  • Participate in agile delivery methodologies, particularly Scrum, and contribute to sprint planning, stand-ups, and retrospectives.

Technical Requirements:

  • Strong experience with data migration processes and tools.
  • Proficiency in UI automation using Java-based frameworks such as Selenium.
  • Understanding of API automation principles and experience with SOAP and REST APIs.
  • Familiarity with automation pipelines, including Jenkins and GitLab.
  • Hands-on experience in creating automation scenarios and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of Postman and similar tools for API testing.
  • Experience with SOAPUI and JMeter is advantageous.
  • Proficient coding skills in Java or JavaScript.
  • Understanding of web technologies such as CSS, JS, and HTML.
  • Familiarity with the Page Object Model (POM) and Document Object Model (DOM).

Project Context: The team is currently in the data preparation stage, finalizing environments and preparing for migration tests. Functional test cases are ready and awaiting review. The incoming Automation Tester will contribute to ongoing projects across ECMS, MSFR, and Data Migration, playing a key role in enhancing and expanding our automation framework.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

  • Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.
  • Prohibiting all forms of harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.
  • Educating all new hires on our Diversity and Inclusion policies and ensuring they are aware of their rights and responsibilities to create a safe and inclusive workplace.
  • By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities.

What Happens Next?

Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps. We have a two-stage interview process for most of our consultants. In certain cases, we may include a third and final stage, which is a conversation with the company Partners. This will only be considered if deemed necessary.

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Default Portal is hiring a Remote Tech Lead/Senior Developer

Amber Labs was founded on three key principles:

1. A people-first internal culture, with diverse investments and exciting opportunities for our team, and a partnership structure that ensures everyone has a chance to share in the success of the company.

2. Constant iteration to identify opportunities to develop artifacts, accelerators, and automation solutions that allow for rapid deployment of highly technical cloud or on-premises solutions for our clients.

3. Consistent investment in our ADM (Amber Labs Delivery Methodology, underpinned by Agile Methodology) to ensure maximum velocity, quality, and value.

ROLE: Tech Lead/Senior Developer
LOCATION: Remote
CLEARANCE: Must be a UK Citizen OR have been in the UK for 5 years


Tech Stack:

  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • Nunjucks
  • Java 17
  • Spring Boot
  • MongoDB

Responsibilities:

As a Tech Lead/Developer at our company, you will play a crucial role in leading and contributing to the development of innovative solutions within our dynamic tech environment. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Technical Leadership: Provide guidance and leadership to the development team, ensuring the delivery of high-quality software solutions.
  2. Full-Stack Development: Utilize your expertise in JavaScript, TypeScript, Nunjucks, Java 17, Spring Boot, and MongoDB to contribute to the full-stack development lifecycle.
  3. Solution Architecture: Collaborate with stakeholders to design and implement scalable and efficient technical solutions aligned with business objectives.
  4. Code Reviews and Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough code reviews to maintain code quality standards and ensure best practices. Implement and enforce quality assurance processes.
  5. Team Collaboration: Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture, working closely with cross-functional teams to deliver impactful software solutions.
  6. Continuous Learning: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to enhance the team's technical capabilities.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Tech Lead or Senior Developer.
  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript, TypeScript, Nunjucks, Java 17, Spring Boot, and MongoDB.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to guide and mentor a development team.
  • Experience in solution architecture and design.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking abilities.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Benefits:

  • Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.
  • Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.
  • Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.
  • Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.
  • 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.
  • Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.
  • Participate in a generous employee referral program.
  • A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.
  • Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.
  • Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

  • Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.
  • Prohibiting all forms of harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.
  • Educating all new hires on our Diversity and Inclusion policies and ensuring they are aware of their rights and responsibilities to create a safe and inclusive workplace.
  • By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities.

What Happens Next?

Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps. We have a two-stage interview process for most of our consultants. In certain cases, we may include a third and final stage, which is a conversation with the company Partners. This will only be considered if deemed necessary.


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Default Portal is hiring a Remote Law Firm Practice Manager

The Practice Manager shall report to the Firm’s Managing Principal (MP) and will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the assigned practice areas with a strong emphasis on financial performance and lawyer productivity. The Practice Manager will partner with the Practice Group Leaders (PGLs), Department Chairs, and the Office of Managing Principal (OMP) to address attorney integration, collection support, and attorney productivity and profitability within the assigned practice areas. The Practice Manager will work with the Region Administrative Managers and other administrative department heads to address business operation related issues and requests for the attorneys in their assigned practice areas. *This position is eligible for a hybrid/remote work arrangement within commuting distance to one of the firm's offices as they will be required to go onsite as needed.*


RESPONSIBLITIES:

Attorney Performance & Integration:

    • Review financial reports to identify trends and areas of opportunity or concern and work with PGLs, Department Chairs, and the OMP to develop strategies and action plans to resolved identified issues and meet productivity and performance metrics.
    • Prepare, provide input, and deliver performance reports and annual performance reviews for attorneys within the assigned channel, involving the appropriate Department Chair as needed.
    • Regularly meet with attorneys to review performance information, including utilization, origination, realization, and accounts receivable (AR) balances, and develop action plans to address any variances to stated targets.
    • Manage attorney integration into the Firm by working with Department Chairs to facilitate introductions to PGLs and other attorneys, ensuring familiarity with Firm policies and procedures related to attorney compensation and performance, and providing insight and education on available reports and dashboards related to attorney performance.
    • Participate in annual rate setting planning and assist Department Chairs, the OMP, and the Accounting & Finance team in the implementation of agreed upon rate increases.
    • Work with PGLs, Department Chairs, and the Accounting & Finance team to monitor pricing and realization of alternative fee arrangements for individual attorneys and practice areas.

    Receivables Management and Collections Support:

      • Work directly with the Collections team to assist with client collections, as assigned, and report back on collections efforts with attorneys and clients.
      • Monitor AR balances, AR aging, Days Sales Outstanding (DSO), and client payments against Work in Process (WIP) to identify areas of concern and work with Department Chairs and the Collections team to develop and implement strategies to address any issues.
      • Monitor progress against stated matter budgets and work with PGLs and Department Chairs to address misbudgeted matters, including reforecasting of budgets, ensuring clients are properly informed of budget changes, and ongoing monitoring with the Credit and Collection Committee.
      • Serve as a member of the Firm’s Billing Committee to review, discuss, and approve attorney requests to write-off WIP and provide client discounts.

      Practice Area Support & Administrative Management:

        • Work with specific practice areas and/or practice groups, as assigned, to resolve issues that may exist within practice areas and/or groups related to billing, support staff management, and timekeeper performance.
        • Work with Department Chairs and PGLs as needed to gain understanding of nuances of specific practices areas and/or practice groups.
        • Work with Department Chairs and PGLs to address staffing requests, including preparing hiring justifications and other supporting documentation.
        • Escalate issues of concern to the appropriate PGL, Department Chair, or administrative department head.
        • Work with the Paralegal Manager to ensure adequate paralegal support for assigned practice areas and address issues related to paralegal support and workflow.
        • As assigned, provide additional workflow management, legal operations, and administrative support to work groups and practice areas.

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the business functions of a law firm including finance, accounting, and analysis.
        • Excellent judgment, self-reliant, and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
        • Superior managerial and analytical skills with the ability to translate analysis into actionable plans to deliver strategic and tactical results.
        • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations using tact and diplomacy.
        • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, timekeepers, and staff.

        QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE:

        • 5+ years of relevant experience with a record of achievement and increasing responsibility.
        • Strong experience with office productivity software (MS Office), especially Microsoft Excel for data analysis, performance modeling, and reporting.
        • Business line management experience with an emphasis on financial performance and working with high-performing professionals or salespeople.
        • Direct experience in a law firm or professional services environment strongly preferred.

        Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States. Offit Kurman offers a collegial and professional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching.

        Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level and competencies.

        **This position is NOT open to agency submissions at this time.

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        Default Portal is hiring a Remote Legal Practice Manager

        The Practice Manager shall report to the Firm’s Managing Principal (MP) and will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the assigned practice areas with a strong emphasis on financial performance and lawyer productivity. The Practice Manager will partner with the Practice Group Leaders (PGLs), Department Chairs, and the Office of Managing Principal (OMP) to address attorney integration, collection support, and attorney productivity and profitability within the assigned practice areas. The Practice Manager will work with the Region Administrative Managers and other administrative department heads to address business operation related issues and requests for the attorneys in their assigned practice areas. *This position is eligible for a hybrid/remote work arrangement within commuting distance to one of the firm's offices as they will be required to go onsite as needed.*


        RESPONSIBLITIES:

        Attorney Performance & Integration:

          • Review financial reports to identify trends and areas of opportunity or concern and work with PGLs, Department Chairs, and the OMP to develop strategies and action plans to resolved identified issues and meet productivity and performance metrics.
          • Prepare, provide input, and deliver performance reports and annual performance reviews for attorneys within the assigned channel, involving the appropriate Department Chair as needed.
          • Regularly meet with attorneys to review performance information, including utilization, origination, realization, and accounts receivable (AR) balances, and develop action plans to address any variances to stated targets.
          • Manage attorney integration into the Firm by working with Department Chairs to facilitate introductions to PGLs and other attorneys, ensuring familiarity with Firm policies and procedures related to attorney compensation and performance, and providing insight and education on available reports and dashboards related to attorney performance.
          • Participate in annual rate setting planning and assist Department Chairs, the OMP, and the Accounting & Finance team in the implementation of agreed upon rate increases.
          • Work with PGLs, Department Chairs, and the Accounting & Finance team to monitor pricing and realization of alternative fee arrangements for individual attorneys and practice areas.

          Receivables Management and Collections Support:

            • Work directly with the Collections team to assist with client collections, as assigned, and report back on collections efforts with attorneys and clients.
            • Monitor AR balances, AR aging, Days Sales Outstanding (DSO), and client payments against Work in Process (WIP) to identify areas of concern and work with Department Chairs and the Collections team to develop and implement strategies to address any issues.
            • Monitor progress against stated matter budgets and work with PGLs and Department Chairs to address misbudgeted matters, including reforecasting of budgets, ensuring clients are properly informed of budget changes, and ongoing monitoring with the Credit and Collection Committee.
            • Serve as a member of the Firm’s Billing Committee to review, discuss, and approve attorney requests to write-off WIP and provide client discounts.

            Practice Area Support & Administrative Management:

              • Work with specific practice areas and/or practice groups, as assigned, to resolve issues that may exist within practice areas and/or groups related to billing, support staff management, and timekeeper performance.
              • Work with Department Chairs and PGLs as needed to gain understanding of nuances of specific practices areas and/or practice groups.
              • Work with Department Chairs and PGLs to address staffing requests, including preparing hiring justifications and other supporting documentation.
              • Escalate issues of concern to the appropriate PGL, Department Chair, or administrative department head.
              • Work with the Paralegal Manager to ensure adequate paralegal support for assigned practice areas and address issues related to paralegal support and workflow.
              • As assigned, provide additional workflow management, legal operations, and administrative support to work groups and practice areas.

              REQUIREMENTS:

              • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the business functions of a law firm including finance, accounting, and analysis.
              • Excellent judgment, self-reliant, and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
              • Superior managerial and analytical skills with the ability to translate analysis into actionable plans to deliver strategic and tactical results.
              • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations using tact and diplomacy.
              • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, timekeepers, and staff.

              QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE:

              • 5+ years of relevant experience with a record of achievement and increasing responsibility.
              • Strong experience with office productivity software (MS Office), especially Microsoft Excel for data analysis, performance modeling, and reporting.
              • Business line management experience with an emphasis on financial performance and working with high-performing professionals or salespeople.
              • Direct experience in a law firm or professional services environment strongly preferred.

              Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States. Offit Kurman offers a collegial and professional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching.

              Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level and competencies.

              **This position is NOT open to agency submissions at this time.

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              Default Portal is hiring a Remote Lead Full Stack Developer

              Amber Labs was founded on three key principles:

              1. A people-first internal culture, with diverse investments and exciting opportunities for our team, and a partnership structure that ensures everyone has a chance to share in the success of the company.

              2. Constant iteration to identify opportunities to develop artifacts, accelerators, and automation solutions that allow for rapid deployment of highly technical cloud or on-premises solutions for our clients.

              3. Consistent investment in our ADM (Amber Labs Delivery Methodology, underpinned by Agile Methodology) to ensure maximum velocity, quality, and value.

              ROLE: Lead Full Stack Developer
              LOCATION: Remote
              CLEARANCE: Must be a UK Citizen OR have been in the UK for 5 years


              Tech Stack:

              • JavaScript
              • TypeScript
              • Nunjucks
              • Java 17
              • Spring Boot
              • MongoDB

              Responsibilities:

              As a Tech Lead/Developer at our company, you will play a crucial role in leading and contributing to the development of innovative solutions within our dynamic tech environment. Your responsibilities will include:

              1. Technical Leadership: Provide guidance and leadership to the development team, ensuring the delivery of high-quality software solutions.
              2. Full-Stack Development: Utilize your expertise in JavaScript, TypeScript, Nunjucks, Java 17, Spring Boot, and MongoDB to contribute to the full-stack development lifecycle.
              3. Solution Architecture: Collaborate with stakeholders to design and implement scalable and efficient technical solutions aligned with business objectives.
              4. Code Reviews and Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough code reviews to maintain code quality standards and ensure best practices. Implement and enforce quality assurance processes.
              5. Team Collaboration: Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture, working closely with cross-functional teams to deliver impactful software solutions.
              6. Continuous Learning: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to enhance the team's technical capabilities.

              Qualifications:

              • Proven experience as a Tech Lead or Senior Developer.
              • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript, TypeScript, Nunjucks, Java 17, Spring Boot, and MongoDB.
              • Strong leadership skills with the ability to guide and mentor a development team.
              • Experience in solution architecture and design.
              • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking abilities.
              • Effective communication skills to collaborate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

              Benefits:

              • Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.
              • Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.
              • Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.
              • Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.
              • 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.
              • Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.
              • Participate in a generous employee referral program.
              • A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.
              • Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.
              • Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac.

              Diversity & Inclusion:

              Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

              • Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.
              • Prohibiting all forms of harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.
              • Educating all new hires on our Diversity and Inclusion policies and ensuring they are aware of their rights and responsibilities to create a safe and inclusive workplace.
              • By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities.

              What Happens Next?

              Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps. We have a two-stage interview process for most of our consultants. In certain cases, we may include a third and final stage, which is a conversation with the company Partners. This will only be considered if deemed necessary.


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              Default Portal is hiring a Remote Business Analyst - Technical (BI)

              Job Title: Technical Business Analyst - (BI)

              Location: UK Remote

              Fixed Term Contract / Option to convert to Perm

              Role Overview:

              We are seeking an experienced Technical Business Analyst with a strong focus on Business Intelligence, particularly in the context of a highly complex migration project from Cognos to Tableau. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of BI systems, data structures, and migration processes. The primary responsibility of this role is to guide and oversee the intricacies of the migration, ensuring a seamless transition and optimization of business intelligence capabilities.

              Key Responsibilities:

              1. Migration Expertise:

              • Lead and drive the migration process from Cognos to Tableau, understanding the complexities and challenges associated with such a transition.
              • Analyze existing Cognos infrastructure to identify key data components, data models, and dependencies that need to be considered during the migration.

              2. Guidance and Consultation:

              • Act as a subject matter expert in Business Intelligence, providing guidance to the project team on best practices, potential pitfalls, and optimization opportunities during the migration.
              • Collaborate with stakeholders, including data users, analysts, and IT teams, to ensure a comprehensive understanding of business requirements and data needs.

              3. Data Quality and Governance:

              • Assess and define data quality rules and standards in both Cognos and Tableau environments.
              • Collaborate with data governance teams to establish and enforce data quality measures, ensuring the integrity and accuracy of migrated data.

              4. Data Modeling:

              • Evaluate and document existing data models in Cognos, and translate them into equivalent or enhanced models in Tableau.
              • Collaborate with data architects and modelers to optimize data structures and relationships in Tableau for improved performance and usability.

              5. Documentation:

              • Create comprehensive documentation for the migration process, including data dictionaries, data lineage, and mapping documents.
              • Document any changes or enhancements made to data models, ensuring transparency and traceability.

              Key Qualifications and Skills:

              • Proven experience as a Technical Business Analyst in Business Intelligence projects, with a focus on migrations.
              • Expertise in Cognos and Tableau platforms.
              • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to understand complex data structures.
              • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
              • Understanding of data quality principles and experience implementing data governance practices.
              • Knowledge of best practices in data modeling and the ability to optimize data structures for reporting and analysis.

              At Amber Labs, we are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to our clients. Our company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Our team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff.

              Our clients have the opportunity to earn R&D credits that can be used towards our areas of expertise: Data, Governance, and Cloud Engineering, allowing us to drive customer-focused innovation. Our work extends across both the public and private sectors, providing our colleagues with a diverse and interesting landscape of experience.

              Benefits:

              • Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.
              • Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.
              • Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.
              • Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.
              • 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.
              • Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.
              • Participate in a generous employee referral program.
              • A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.
              • Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.
              • Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac.

              Diversity & Inclusion:

              Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

              • Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.
              • Prohibiting all forms off harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all
              • By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities

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              Software Developer

              Default PortalUnited Kingdom Remote
              DesignmongodbjavadockerAWSjavascriptNode.js

              Default Portal is hiring a Remote Software Developer


              The Company:

              At Amber Labs, we are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to our clients. Our company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Our team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff.

              Our clients have the opportunity to earn R&D credits that can be used towards our areas of expertise: Data, Governance, and Cloud Engineering, allowing us to drive customer-focused innovation. Our work extends across both the public and private sectors, providing our colleagues with a diverse and interesting landscape of experience.

              The Role:

              We are seeking an experienced Full-Stack Developer with a strong background in Public Sector projects (GDS), exceptional communication skills, and proficiency in a range of technologies including Node.JS, HTML, AWS, Java, JavaScript, Docker, and MongoDB.

              Key Responsibilities:

              1. Public Sector Expertise (GDS):
                • Leverage your experience in Public Sector projects, aligning with Government Digital Service (GDS) standards to deliver solutions that meet regulatory requirements and user expectations.
              2. Communication Skills:
                • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, collaborating effectively with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and clients to articulate technical concepts and project progress.
              3. Full-Stack Development:
                • Engage in end-to-end development using Node.JS, HTML, AWS, Java, JavaScript, Docker, and MongoDB to create scalable and robust applications.
              4. AWS Cloud Services:
                • Utilize AWS cloud services to design, deploy, and manage scalable, secure, and high-performance applications.
              5. Java Expertise:
                • Apply your expertise in Java to develop server-side logic, ensuring seamless integration with front-end elements.
              6. Front-End Development (HTML, JavaScript):
                • Drive the development of user-friendly interfaces using HTML and JavaScript, ensuring an optimal user experience.
              7. Containerization (Docker):
                • Implement containerization strategies using Docker to enhance application portability and efficiency in deployment.
              8. Database Management (MongoDB):
                • Manage and optimize MongoDB databases, ensuring data integrity and efficient retrieval for application functionality.

              Qualifications and Skills:

              • Proven experience in Full-Stack Development, with a focus on Node.JS, HTML, AWS, Java, JavaScript, Docker, and MongoDB.
              • Demonstrated expertise in Public Sector projects, adhering to GDS standards.
              • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey technical concepts to diverse audiences.
              • Proficiency in AWS cloud services for scalable and secure application deployment.
              • Experience in Java for server-side development and integration.
              • Front-end development skills using HTML and JavaScript for intuitive user interfaces.
              • Knowledge of containerization principles, particularly with Docker.
              • Database management skills, with a focus on MongoDB.

              Benefits:

              • Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.
              • Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.
              • Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.
              • Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.
              • 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.
              • Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.
              • Participate in a generous employee referral program.
              • A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.
              • Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.
              • ·Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac.

              Diversity & Inclusion:

              Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

              Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.

              Prohibiting all forms of harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.

              Educating all new hires on our Diversity and Inclusion policies and ensuring they are aware of their rights and responsibilities to create a safe and inclusive workplace.

              By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities.

              This role at Amber Labs is a permanent position, and all employees are required to meet the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). Please be advised that, at this time, we are unable to consider candidates who require sponsorship or hold a visa of any type.

              What Happens Next?

              Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps. We have a two-stage interview process for most of our consultants. In certain cases, we may include a third and final stage, which is a conversation with the company Partners. This will only be considered if deemed necessary.

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              Default Portal is hiring a Remote Data Scientist / Analytics Expert

              At Amber Labs, we are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to our clients. Our company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Our team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff.

              Our clients have the opportunity to earn R&D credits that can be used towards our areas of expertise: Data, Governance, and Cloud Engineering, allowing us to drive customer-focused innovation. Our work extends across both the public and private sectors, providing our colleagues with a diverse and interesting landscape of experience.

              Amber Labs was founded on three key principles:

              1. A people-first internal culture, with diverse investments and exciting opportunities for our team, and a partnership structure that ensures everyone has a chance to share in the success of the company.

              2. Constant iteration to identify opportunities to develop artifacts, accelerators, and automation solutions that allow for rapid deployment of highly technical cloud or on-premises solutions for our clients.

              3. Consistent investment in our ADM (Amber Labs Delivery Methodology, underpinned by Agile Methodology) to ensure maximum velocity, quality, and value.


              ROLE: Data Scientist / Analytics Expert
              LOCATION: Remote
              CLEARANCE: Must be a UK Citizen OR have been in the UK for 5 years


              Responsibilities:

              • Collaborate with cross-functional teams at Amber Labs to understand and update demand forecast models based on audit actions.
              • Utilise expertise in time series forecasting to enhance the accuracy and reliability of forecasting models.
              • Leverage advanced analytics techniques, including but not limited to XG Boost and Neural Networks, to optimize predictive modeling.
              • Stay current with industry best practices and implement innovative approaches to improve forecasting methodologies.

              Qualifications:

              • Bachelor's or advanced degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related discipline.
              • Proven experience in time series forecasting is a minimum requirement.
              • Demonstrated expertise in demand forecasting and predictive analytics.
              • Familiarity with advanced machine learning techniques, including XG Boost and Neural Networks.
              • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.

              Skills and Experience:

              • Recent project experience in time series forecasting is essential.
              • Previous exposure to demand forecasting and predictive analytics methodologies.
              • Proficiency in utilizing advanced analytics tools and programming languages (e.g., Python, R).
              • Excellent communication skills and the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

              Additional Preferences:

              • Experience in the energy or utility sector is desirable but not mandatory.
              • A passion for staying abreast of emerging trends and advancements in data science and analytics.

              Benefits:

              • Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.
              • Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.
              • Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.
              • Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.
              • 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.
              • Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.
              • Participate in a generous employee referral program.
              • A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.
              • Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.
              • Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac


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              Default Portal is hiring a Remote Senior Azure DevOps Engineer

              At Amber Labs, we are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to our clients. Our company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Our team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff.

              Our clients have the opportunity to earn R&D credits that can be used towards our areas of expertise: Data, Governance, and Cloud Engineering, allowing us to drive customer-focused innovation. Our work extends across both the public and private sectors, providing our colleagues with a diverse and interesting landscape of experience.

              Amber Labs was founded on three key principles:

              1. A people-first internal culture, with diverse investments and exciting opportunities for our team, and a partnership structure that ensures everyone has a chance to share in the success of the company.

              2. Constant iteration to identify opportunities to develop artifacts, accelerators, and automation solutions that allow for rapid deployment of highly technical cloud or on-premises solutions for our clients.

              3. Consistent investment in our ADM (Amber Labs Delivery Methodology, underpinned by Agile Methodology) to ensure maximum velocity, quality, and value.

              ROLE: Senior Azure DevOps Engineer
              LOCATION: Remote
              CLEARANCE: Must be a UK Citizen OR have been in the UK for 5 years

              Overview: We are seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer with specialized expertise in Azure to seamlessly integrate into our 3rd line support team. The role involves spearheading the technical implementation of forthcoming business groups onto the CP Platform, followed by facilitating the upskilling of the newly formed 3rd line Platform team. The incumbent will oversee a smooth handover of activities and exit upon the conclusion of the engagement.

              Key Responsibilities:

              1. Provide senior-level guidance and leadership to 3rd line DevOps engineering colleagues, acting as a self-starter in the team.
              2. Perform advanced troubleshooting and recovery activities on the CP platform, collaborating closely with supporting teams for issue resolution.
              3. Foster integration with internal teams, current suppliers, and support models, ensuring cohesive operations.
              4. Actively support the expansion and rollout of future initiatives, particularly in platform-related activities.
              5. Contribute to the upskilling of associate DevOps Engineers through project and support-related activities.

              Technical Requirements:

              Git and Gitlab CI/CD:

              • Proficiency in Git, Gitlab CI/CD Pipelines, including YAML syntax, stages and jobs, runners, artifacts, caching, and integrating testing tools like PyTest and Selenium.
              • Experience in managing environment variables, secret management, debugging pipelines, and utilizing the Gitlab API.

              Azure Cloud Services / Azure DevOps:

              • In-depth knowledge of Azure services, encompassing Azure Resource Manager, Az CLI, Azure VM creation and management, networking, security, databases, Azure Cache for Redis, Azure Storage, and monitoring/logging practices.

              Terraform:

              • Proficiency in Terraform, specifically in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) concepts, state management, resource management, module usage, Terraform CLI syntax, cloud providers, security, and approval planning.

              Additional Skills:

              • Proficiency in Docker, Linux Administration (RHEL, Alpine), Shell and Python scripting, Kubernetes, kubectl cli functions, Prometheus, and Grafana.

              Benefits:

              • Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.
              • Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.
              • Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.
              • Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.
              • 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.
              • Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.
              • Participate in a generous employee referral program.
              • A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.
              • Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.
              • Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac.

              Diversity & Inclusion:

              Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

              • Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.
              • Prohibiting all forms of harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.
              • Educating all new hires on our Diversity and Inclusion policies and ensuring they are aware of their rights and responsibilities to create a safe and inclusive workplace.
              • By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities.

              What Happens Next?

              Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps. We have a two-stage interview process for most of our consultants. In certain cases, we may include a third and final stage, which is a conversation with the company Partners. This will only be considered if deemed necessary.


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              Default Portal is hiring a Remote User Researcher

              User Researcher

              Location: UK / Remote

              Work Pattern: Full-time/Permanent

              Security Clearance: BPSS

              The Company:

              At Amber Labs, we are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to our clients. Our company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Our team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff.

              Our clients have the opportunity to earn R&D credits that can be used towards our areas of expertise: Data, Governance, and Cloud Engineering, allowing us to drive customer-focused innovation. Our work extends across both the public and private sectors, providing our colleagues with a diverse and interesting landscape of experience.

              Amber Labs was founded on three key principles:

              1. A people-first internal culture, with diverse investments and exciting opportunities for our team, and a partnership structure that ensures everyone has a chance to share in the success of the company.

              2. Constant iteration to identify opportunities to develop artifacts, accelerators, and automation solutions that allow for rapid deployment of highly technical cloud or on-premises solutions for our clients.

              3. Consistent investment in our ADM (Amber Labs Delivery Methodology, underpinned by Agile Methodology) to ensure maximum velocity, quality, and value.

              With demand for our services at an all-time high and continuous growth in our market sectors, we are embarking on a major recruitment drive. We are eager to recruit a talented User Researcher to join our Digital Practice and one of our project delivery teams.

              The Role:

              Our User Researchers work directly with the people who access support, advice, guidance, payments and services, to turn user needs into brilliant user-centric services.

              So, what can I expect as a Senior User Researcher?

              • You're an experienced practitioner in User Research, so you'll be used to planning and leading user research activities across complex projects and services.

              • Our User Researchers use a wide range of research methodologies, both qualitative and quantitative depending on the requirements of each project/programme.

              • You have the expertise to define a problem, and pick the right research strategies and methods to help us understand and design for our users' needs.

              • You'll be an expert UR voice in our community. You will lead and inspire our User Researchers, championing a user-centred and evidence-based approach.

              • You'll make telling recommendations based on a variety of research outcomes, which inform the way we deliver our wide range of products and services for millions of people.

              • We work in an agile environment, as part of multi-disciplinary project teams, and expert communities of practice. You'll keep our teams locked in on user centred design based on user needs and quality user research.

              • You'll be an advocate for inclusive research principles, planning and conduct, considering the diversity of our users and their different needs.

              Requirements:

              • A champion for user research, experienced in helping teams use, and choose from, a wide range of user research tools and methodologies

              • Able to help teams plan, prioritise and define user research approaches to understand the user story, especially for services with challenging user needs and complex user journeys

              • Can align research activities across teams to organisational goals, helping to inform policy and proposition

              • Can distinguish user needs from what a user wants, and meet those needs across channels

              • Can work with and challenge senior stakeholders

              • Can prioritise and mitigate constraints to turn them into an advantage

              Benefits:

              • Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.

              • Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.

              • Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.

              • Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.

              • 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.

              • Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.

              • Participate in a generous employee referral program.

              • A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.

              • Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.

              • Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac.

              Diversity & Inclusion:

              Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

              • Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.

              • Prohibiting all forms of harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.

              • Educating all new hires on our Diversity and Inclusion policies and ensuring they are aware of their rights and responsibilities to create a safe and inclusive workplace.

              • By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities.

              This role at Amber Labs is a permanent position, and all employees are required to meet the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). Please be advised that, at this time, we are unable to consider candidates who require sponsorship or hold a visa of any type.

              What Happens Next?

              Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps. We have a two-stage interview process for most of our consultants. In certain cases, we may include a third and final stage, which is a conversation with the company Partners. This will only be considered if deemed necessary.

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              Staff Accountant

              Default PortalCharlotte, NC Remote

              Default Portal is hiring a Remote Staff Accountant

              +30d

              Head of Consulting

              Default PortalUnited Kingdom Remote

              Default Portal is hiring a Remote Head of Consulting

              Head of Consulting

              Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent

              The Company

              At Amber Labs, we are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to our clients. Our company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Our team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff.

              Our clients have the opportunity to earn R&D credits that can be used towards our areas of expertise: Data, Governance, and Cloud Engineering, allowing us to drive customer-focused innovation. Our work extends across both the public and private sectors, providing our colleagues with a diverse and interesting landscape of experience.

              Amber Labs was founded on three key principles:

              1. A people-first internal culture, with diverse investments and exciting opportunities for our team, and a partnership structure that ensures everyone has a chance to share in the success of the company.

              2. Constant iteration to identify opportunities to develop artifacts, accelerators, and automation solutions that allow for rapid deployment of highly technical cloud or on-premises solutions for our clients.

              3. Consistent investment in our ADM (Amber Labs Delivery Methodology, underpinned by Agile Methodology) to ensure maximum velocity, quality, and value.

              Role Overview

              As the Head of Consulting at Amber Labs, you will be responsible for developing and executing the overall strategic vision and goals for the consulting function. Your leadership and mentorship will guide and support the practice teams, fostering their professional development and overall success. Leveraging your extensive experience and proficiency in your area of technical expertise, you will provide strategic guidance, innovative solutions, and industry insights to clients. Your responsibilities will also include monitoring attrition rates, promoting a positive work environment, driving high employee and internal satisfaction, and ensuring business growth. Your ability to execute strategic visions, manage high-performing teams, and deliver exceptional customer experiences will be crucial to the success of the consulting function.

              Key Responsibilities

              • Develop and execute the overall strategic vision and goals for the consulting function, aligning with the company's objectives and market opportunities.
              • Provide strong leadership and mentorship to the practice teams, guiding and supporting their professional development and overall success.
              • Apply your extensive experience and proficiency in your area of technical expertise to provide strategic guidance, innovative solutions, and industry insights to clients.
              • Actively monitor and address attrition rates within the practice, implementing effective retention strategies and initiatives to mitigate employee turnover.
              • Foster a positive work environment and promote high employee satisfaction, engagement, growth, and professional development within the practice.
              • Drive high internal satisfaction by fostering collaboration between consulting and other functions, including supporting Talent Acquisition by providing interviews, adhering to deadlines for submitting probation reviews, and supporting pre-sales activities.
              • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) related to attrition, utilization rate, employee satisfaction, and internal satisfaction, taking proactive measures to address any issues or areas of improvement.
              • Drive business growth by identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities, cultivating client relationships, and winning new projects.
              • Demonstrate proficiency in financial management, including budgeting, forecasting, and resource allocation, to ensure the practice operates efficiently and meets profitability targets.

              Required Experience and Skills

              • Experience as the head of a consulting function at a technology consultancy.
              • Proven ability to execute strategic visions and goals in conjunction with the senior leadership team.
              • Proven ability to drive business growth by identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities, cultivating client relationships, and winning new projects.
              • Extensive people management experience, with a proven ability to successfully grow and develop high-performing teams.
              • Extensive experience and proficiency in your area of technical expertise and associated technologies.
              • Expertise in effectively managing client relationships and consistently delivering exceptional customer experiences across the entire sales lifecycle.
              • Proven ability to foster a positive work environment in your team, resulting in increased employee engagement, collaboration, and lower levels of attrition.
              • Proven ability to monitor and analyze KPIs and proactively identify and implement improvements based on the data.
              • Proven proficiency in financial management, including budgeting, forecasting, and resource allocation, to ensure the practice operates efficiently and meets profitability targets.
              • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and engage with stakeholders across various functions and levels of seniority.
              • Experience in a start-up or scale-up environment, comfortable with the fast-paced and flexible nature of such organizations.

              What We Offer to You

              • A prosperous future with opportunities for career growth within a partnership model that ensures everyone shares in the success of the business.
              • Comprehensive private health insurance plan through Aviva to prioritize employee well-being.
              • Fun rewards scheme with Perkbox, offering discounts and freebies on a variety of goods and experiences.
              • Support for employee career progression through funded training programs.
              • The chance to work in a supportive and growth-focused environment, learning from senior subject matter experts.
              • Competitive salary, excellent bonus, and benefits package.
              • The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects and programs, embracing the latest technologies and innovations.
              • An inclusive and collaborative team environment that values diversity and inclusion.
              • A platform to push your own ideas and deliver successful projects.
              • Promotes a good work/life balance and welcomes discussions about flexible working.

              How to Apply

              Please submit your most recent CV, including a contact number, along with a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to [provide application instructions]. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, regardless of gender, race, disability, age, or sexual orientation. All applications will be assessed purely on merit, against the capabilities and competencies required to fulfill the position.

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              Default Portal is hiring a Remote Senior Software Engineer

              Senior Software Engineer

              Location: Remote – UK Based

              Work Pattern: Full time-Permanent

              Security Clearance:  BPSS

              The Company:

              At Amber Labs, we are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to our clients. Our company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Our team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff.

              Our clients have the opportunity to earn R&D credits that can be used towards our areas of expertise: Data, Governance, and Cloud Engineering, allowing us to drive customer-focused innovation. Our work extends across both the public and private sectors, providing our colleagues with a diverse and interesting landscape of experience.

              Amber Labs was founded on three key principles:

              1. A people-first internal culture, with diverse investments and exciting opportunities for our team, and a partnership structure that ensures everyone has a chance to share in the success of the company.

              2. Constant iteration to identify opportunities to develop artifacts, accelerators, and automation solutions that allow for rapid deployment of highly technical cloud or on-premises solutions for our clients.

              3. Consistent investment in our ADM (Amber Labs Delivery Methodology, underpinned by Agile Methodology) to ensure maximum velocity, quality, and value.

              With demand for our services at an all-time high and continuous growth in our market sectors, we are embarking on a major recruitment drive. We are eager to recruit a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our Digital Practice and one of our project delivery teams.

              The Role:

              We are seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our dynamic and innovative development team. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of our software projects and leading a team of software engineers. Your expertise in JavaScript, TypeScript, Nunjucks, Java, Spring Boot, and MongoDB will be crucial in driving the development and implementation of our cutting-edge software solutions.

              Key Responsibilities:

              • Work with a team of software engineers in designing, developing, and maintaining high-quality software applications.
              • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and QA engineers, to define project requirements, scope, and timelines.
              • Architect and implement robust, scalable, and efficient software solutions using JavaScript, TypeScript, Nunjucks, Java, Spring Boot, and MongoDB.
              • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to team members, ensuring adherence to best practices and coding standards.
              • Conduct code reviews and offer constructive feedback to ensure code quality and maintainability.
              • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify technical challenges and propose innovative solutions.
              • Stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies, and actively share knowledge with the team.
              • Drive continuous improvement initiatives, promoting process optimization and efficiency.
              • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, ensuring timely delivery of software projects.
              • Ensure compliance with security and data protection standards in software development processes.

              Requirements:

              • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. A master's degree is a plus.
              • Proven experience in asimilar role, with a strong track record of successfully delivering complex software projects.
              • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript and TypeScript, with expertise in frameworks such as Node.js and React.
              • Proficiency in Nunjucks templating language for web development.
              • Solid understanding of Java and experience with Spring Boot framework for backend development.
              • Experience with MongoDB or other NoSQL databases.
              • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to analyse complex technical challenges and provide innovative solutions.
              • Excellent leadership and team management abilities, with a focus on fostering collaboration and mentorship.
              • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
              • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies and DevOps practices.
              • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure is a plus.

              Benefits:

              • Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.
              • Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.
              • Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.
              • Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.
              • 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.
              • Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.
              • Participate in a generous employee referral program.
              • A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.
              • Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.
              • ·Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac.

              Diversity & Inclusion:

              Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

              Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.

              Prohibiting all forms of harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.

              Educating all new hires on our Diversity and Inclusion policies and ensuring they are aware of their rights and responsibilities to create a safe and inclusive workplace.

              By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities.

              This role at Amber Labs is a permanent position, and all employees are required to meet the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). Please be advised that, at this time, we are unable to consider candidates who require sponsorship or hold a visa of any type.

              What Happens Next?

              Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps. We have a two-stage interview process for most of our consultants. In certain cases, we may include a third and final stage, which is a conversation with the company Partners. This will only be considered if deemed necessary.

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