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CBSbutler was formed out of the merger between two long-standing specialist recruitment companies, namely CBS Appointments and the UK arm of Butler International Inc.

As such, the company can attest to having garnered over half a century of experience within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, ICT and Business Support industries.

Today CBSbutler serves a diverse range of organisations, from blue-chip multi-nationals to high growth SMEs, across a wide geographical reach including EU, USA, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Asia and Far East.

CBSbutler has carved out an enviable industry reputation for delivering an award winning specialist service, quickly becoming an industry leader and pioneer.

 

Our business model is based around sector-specific practices that provide an expert focus for technical and engineering jobs. Furthermore, this tailored approach ensures an in-depth and holistic understanding of both the clients' and candidates' specific job requirements.

As a result CBSbutler can attest to having class-leading conversion and retention rates when matching candidates to specialist technical jobs.


Attracting the best technical talent

CBSbutler covers the complete spectrum of technical and functional job disciplines for engineering, manufacturing and technology-based organisations.

We cater for all levels of experience from apprenticeships and graduates, through to a wide range of blue and white collar grades, and finally senior management and executive positions.

As a result CBSbutler can offer a one-stop-shop approach to meeting both employers' and candidates' job needs.

We can access a huge pool of the best technical and engineering candidates and provide permanent, contract and interim placements across a wide spectrum of specialist industry sectors within the technical arena.

 

Each of our specialist divisions is staffed by consultants who are skilled within their markets, and benefit from a mixture of recruitment and industry experience.

We offer a comprehensive range of recruitment services ranging from contract/temporary staffing, contingency permanent recruitment, retained search and selection, all the way through to managed services & RPO.

In addition the company offers a broad range of complimentary and value-added services for both candidates and clients, including assessment, testing, training and coaching for hiring managers and professional guidance on legal/employment matters. 

Choice jobs in all sectors
Senior Test Engineer > Favourite this £28000 - £35000 per annum South West London, London

Senior Test Engineer

Would you like to work for a leading manufacturer who produces products that operate reliably in some of the most extreme environments on the planet?

To continue their growth they are looking for a Senior Test Engineer.

Your main duties will include-

+ Fault Finding High Voltage Power Supplies down to component level.

+ Producing effective evaluation reports which are technically accurate and commercially astute.

+ Testing to both commercial and military specifications as required.

+ Carrying out Environmental Stress Screening tests, including vibration, altitude and operational temperature cycling.

Skills and knowledge required -

+ Ideally possess a degree in RF/Electrical/Electronics/Physics but a minimum of a City & Guilds in one of these fields.

+ Ability to supervise staff and work as a team.

+ RF/ High Voltage/ Switched Mode Power Supply work experience.

+ Mechanical skills

Data Controller > Favourite this £25000 - £27000 per annum Luton, Bedfordshire

Data Controller

A global high-tech company and a major player in the Aerospace and Defence sector are looking for a Data Controller to provide Data and Documentation services for the engineering functions.

Key Responsibilities -

+ Administration of Data & Document tasks assigned to you.

+ Comply with Document Management procedures

+ Implement and maintain transmission data records for project data in accordance with national and international regulations and security aspects.

+ Ensuring that incoming and outgoing data is processed in line with company procedures.

+ Co-ordinate with colleagues to ensure projects understand Data/ Document requirements.

+ Responsible for operation of secure data transfer systems.

Skills and knowledge required -

+ IT Skills: Microsoft Suite particularly Excel & Word, Access

+ Able to read drawings and parts lists.

+ Administration experience.

+ Awareness of IT remote access principals.

Application Engineer (CFD) > Favourite this £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus Oxfordshire

A fantastic opportunity has opened up for an Application Engineer to join a world leading engineering software company specialising in simulation. You will be responsible for leveraging advanced-level engineering knowledge and relationships to support regional accounts with significant impact on software revenue, as well as for helping customers to solve complex engineering problems using their products.

Within this role you will:

  • Lead/Assist in coordinating and executing all technical activities throughout the sales opportunity such as customer meetings and product presentations, demonstrations and evaluations
  • Analyze technical needs, requirements, and state of a customers' current infrastructure, operations, and engineering workflows
  • Create and demonstrate simulation solutions to streamline customer workflows, in support of the software sales process
  • Create elegant and useful solutions to solve complex business problems by working across various teams and understanding the needs of our customers

Ideally you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or other technical discipline
  • Experience in an engineering software environment - Ideal but not essential
  • Demonstrated use of relevant simulation software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA software packages
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to facilitate and conduct webinars and presentations to customers
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and presenting in fluent English
  • Logical problem-solving approach and the ability to clearly communicate the situation and proposed solution to the customer

Design Lead - Fareham > Favourite this £450 - £500 per day Fareham, Hampshire

Design Lead - Fareham

£450 - £500 per day

SC Cleared

Key Responsibilities:

  • As the Design lead you will be responsible for the end to end design and engineering of the SOM Orchestration and Automation tooling platform and service model. This role will be responsible for designing a capability on which to create repeatable, automated tasks and workflows for internal SOM activities as well as external Service Groups (applications & infrastructure). This includes working closely with infrastructure and applications teams to automate Infrastructure, OS, and Application provision. It also involves automating repetitive operational tasks, incident resolution and problem resolution to minimise operational costs and improve consistency and quality
  • This role will be responsible for leading a team of SMEs through detailed design and build activities. As the Design Lead you will be responsible for the production and presentation of the design artefacts required to satisfy architecture, security, and safety design governance boards.
  • You will work with Architect/BA/Technical BAs to refine requirements (user stories), liaise with other Design Leads to produce an integrated design for SOM overall. As part of the Design Lead role you will help establish a team of engineers and direct and manage the engineering delivery for the scope of responsibilities.
  • You will also be responsible for ensuring quality of the solution including product build out, configuration, testing, training, and operational handover. The role also involves working with other programs (non SOM) to accommodate their requirements and configure the tool set accordingly working with an on-boarding team.
  • Included in the Automation Design Lead role are the following capabilities
  • Automating Infrastructure Provisioning
  • Automating Application Provisioning
  • Automating SOM Tooling deployment & Integration
  • Automating Operational Tasks
  • Automating response to Incidents/Problems
  • Providing overall SOM compute capacity demand to Foundation Service for storage, network, CPU and shared service(IaaS)

Key Skills:

  • Ability to decompose High Level requirements, model them and document in sufficient detail for low level design
  • Strong leadership and self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience leading and directing small teams
  • Demonstrable experience integrating automation tools with APIs using patterns like REST/SOAP
  • Ability to learn new tools/techniques quickly and apply this to the SOM environment
  • Five to ten years experience in automation
  • Five years experience in Cloud Technologies
  • Working Knowledge of Linux and Windows operating
  • Working Knowledge of networks, network devices and configurations
  • Working knowledge of automation and desired-state management tools such as Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible
  • Recent hands on Design experience in Infrastructure Design (hosting, storage, network, PaaS/IaaS)
  • Detailed knowledge of Event Management and automated responses
  • Detailed knowledge of Request and Fulfilment and how to automate fulfilment
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple disparate teams
  • Ability to integrate infrastructure, application and service provisioning with ITIL Request Management.
  • Able automate the workflow process (including approvals) and orchestrate the provision of complex catalogue items using tools such as CA PAM (as an example).
  • Able to automate/configure RunBook automation to resolve standard issues (e.g. application out of disk, log files full)

Automation Engineer - Fareham > Favourite this £450 - £500 per day Fareham, Hampshire

Automation Engineer - Fareham

12 Months

SC Cleared

£450 - £500 per day

Key Responsibilities:

  • As an Engineer you will be responsible for supporting the Design Lead in producing the end to end design and engineering of the SOM Automation. This role will be responsible for creating repeatable, automated functions and tasks for internal SOM activities as well as external Service Groups (applications & infrastructure). This includes working closely with the SOM Environment team to automate Infrastructure, OS and Application provision. It also involves automating repetitive operational tasks, incident resolution and problem resolution to minimise operational costs and improve consistency and quality
  • This role will be responsible for extending product evaluation criteria with Automation specific criteria, work with selected vendors in evaluating a select set of candidate products, documenting evaluation results and developing recommendations.
  • On selection of the appropriate product you will work with Architect/BA/Technical BA's to refine requirements (user stories), liaise with other Design Leads to produce an integrated design for SOM overall.
  • You will also be responsible for ensuring quality of the solution including product build out, configuration, testing, training and operational handover. The role also involves working with other programs (non SOM) to accommodate their requirements and configure the tool set accordingly working with an on-boarding team.
  • Included in the Automation SME role are the following capabilities
  • Automating Infrastructure Provisioning
  • Automating Application Provisioning
  • Automating SOM Tooling deployment & Integration
  • Automating Operational Tasks
  • Automating response to Incidents/Problems
  • Providing overall SOM compute capacity demand to Foundation Service for storage, network, CPU and shared service(IaaS)
  • Defining and agreeing API interfaces
  • Defining best practices for workflow automation
  • Ability to write Low Level Design documentation

Skills Required:

  • Five or more years experience in a DevOps engineering function
  • Proven experience of Low Level Designs
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering Puppet solutions
  • Proven experience wrapping COTS applications using Puppet or Puppet Enterprise
  • Experience using code repositors such as GIT
  • Experience using Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Recent hands on engineering experience in Service Management and Infrastructure Design (hosting, storage, network, PaaS/IaaS)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience of provisioning tools in a cloud environment (VMware/UCS)
  • Detailed knowledge of Linux and Windows
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple disparate teams

Skills Nice to have:

  • Knowledge/Experience with Chef
  • Knowledge/Experience of Teraform or equivalent
  • Knowledge of scripting in Phyton/Ruby

Working knowledge of Agile Methodologies such as SCRUM

  • Experience of working with the ITIL framework

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