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Shell Technical Consultant - Retail IT - Payments in London, United Kingdom


Job Title:

Technical Consultant - Retail IT - Payments

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Job Description:

Opportunity to shape the way forward of the core transaction system.

We are looking for a Technical Consultant with extensive payment card systems technology experience in the B2B segment to join Shell Fleet Solutions and oversee our core card issuing and processing platform(s).

Technical Consultant will manage timely design, development, and delivery of quality software products in Fleet Solutions, which meet company specific established requirements, standards and timeframes.

Technical Consultant will be responsible for providing high quality design documentation to enable the production of easily maintainable, scalable technical solutions to both enhance the IT infrastructure and provide a platform for business growth.

Role responsibilities include offering technical support to analysts, developers and Shell Fleet Solutions business stakeholders to ensure the most appropriate solutions are provided.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership within technology function to assure timely design, development, and delivery of quality software products

  • Produce high quality technical documentation to enable the production of easily maintainable, scalable technical solutions to both enhance the IT infrastructure and provide a platform for business growth.

  • Scope for influencing design and architecture

  • Builds & enhances the developer community across our organisation

  • Liaise with multiple technology teams, operations and product contacts of varying degrees of seniority to facilitate delivery

  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of software for the vast transaction volume

  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

  • Responsible for monitoring performance against the plan and, where necessary, take appropriate corrective actions to ensure the goals are met

What dose success look like in this job?

  • Provide sound technical leadership

  • Ensure that the most cost effective and suitable system solutions are delivered

  • Ensure all project software complies with company development standards

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Information Technology

Country of Work Location:

United Kingdom

Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Location:

London - Shell Centre


We’re keen to hear from individuals with the following on their CV:

  • Highly experienced at building and maintaining payments and transactional systems

  • Significant experience in a system development environment, utilising conventional systems analysis and design techniques

  • A proven ability to convert conceptual ideas to working business systems

  • Understanding of performance testing and optimization techniques, continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD), and test automation

  • Proven experience of MS SQL Server including replication

  • Proven experience of C#.Net, ASP.Net and Web Service development (REST/SOAP)

  • Experience of Agile software development practices

  • Knowledge of MS TFS, Git Repository, Jira and VSTS

  • Ability to see the bigger picture and think holistically

  • Good leadership, relationship building and negotiation skills

  • The ability to manage and motivate teams

  • Experience with the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is desirable

Salary: Competitive Market Rate

Closing Date for Applications: 8th of November 2019

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