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Opportunities

Aculab’s mission statement includes the phrase ‘to maintain a work environment of satisfaction, pride and fun’.

Our private status and the fact that we have funded growth through our profits as opposed to borrowing, assists us in maintaining such an environment.

A flat management structure, empowered staff and absence of functional walls add to the enjoyment and personal satisfaction of working at Aculab. Continued growth inevitably results in increased employment opportunities.

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Kickstart positions

Job No. Kick-1437 Kickstart Technology and business assistant

Job No. Kick-1437 Kickstart Technology and business assistant

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Technology and Business Assistant to work with the Marketing, Sales and Support departments at Aculab PLC.

For this role Aculab is looking to offer primarily remote roles nationwide.

Technology and Business Assistants at Aculab can expect a varied role - both supporting the company’s website and digital marketing initiatives, and working with engineering teams building converged cloud communications applications.

For candidates interested in computer programming, there is also the opportunity available to learn a programming language.

Candidates will be involved in the following:

·       Completing market and competitor research
·       Basic campaign management
·       Promotion of Aculab products to developers and technical managers via social media groups
·       Additional duties will include metadata creation and analysis of audio recordings.

Whilst undertaking this role successful candidates will also gain experience and familiarity with the ideation and production of digital marketing content, including social media.

Education required:

·       GCSE’s or equivalent at grades A*-B/9-6 in Maths and English.

The following are essential:

·       Strong communication and organisational skills
·       Ability to work independently
·       Good time keeping skills
·       Fantastic attitude/willingness to learn
·       Access to a computer and a reliable internet connection.

The following would be advantageous:                                

·       Experience with social media platforms including LinkedIn and Twitter for business use
·       Experience in sales, marketing or administration​
·       Any previous experience with computer programming.

As this role is offered under the Kickstart scheme, apply only if you meet the following criteria:

·       You are aged between 18-24
·       You are eligible or are currently claiming Universal Credit.

Applying for an Aculab Kickstart role

To apply for a Kickstart role, ask your Job Centre work coach to refer you for remote roles available from Aculab.

The company

Established in 1978 Aculab has grown into a multinational company, selling into over 40 countries. Aculab's mission statement includes the phrase “to maintain a work environment of satisfaction, pride and fun”. A flat management structure and empowered staff add to the enjoyment and personal satisfaction of working at Aculab.

Job No. Kick-1436 Kickstart Digital analyst

Job No. Kick-1436 Kickstart Digital analyst

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Digital Analyst to work with the Engineering department at Aculab PLC.

For this role Aculab is looking to offer primarily remote roles nationwide.

Digital Analysts at Aculab can expect a varied role - analysing audio/video data and classifying the data for the creation of a database. Candidates will work closely with the AI team, contributing to the development of new technology. Alongside this, candidates may aid with publicising Aculab products to developers and technical managers on social media groups.

For candidates interested in computer programming, there is also the opportunity available to learn a programming language.

Candidates will be involved in the following:

·       Completing market and competitor research
·       Basic campaign management
·       Promotion of Aculab products to developers and technical managers via social media groups
·       Additional duties will include metadata creation and analysis of audio recordings.

Whilst undertaking this role successful candidates will also gain experience and familiarity with the ideation and production of digital marketing content, including social media.

Education required:

·       An A level at a minimum pass grade in Maths, a Science or a related subject.

Education desired:

·       A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related subject.

The following are essential

·       Strong communication and organisational skills
·       Ability to work independently
·       Good time keeping skills
·       Fantastic attitude/willingness to learn
·       Access to a computer and a reliable internet connection

The following would be advantageous                               

·       Familiarity with a computer programming language
·       Familiarity with the use of internet protocols​
·       Experience in sales, marketing or administration
·       Experience using Discord.

As this role is offered under the Kickstart scheme, apply only if you meet the following criteria:

·       You are aged between 18-24
·       You are eligible or are currently claiming Universal Credit.

Applying for an Aculab Kickstart role

To apply for a Kickstart role, ask your Job Centre work coach to refer you for remote roles available from Aculab.

The company

Established in 1978 Aculab has grown into a multinational company, selling into over 40 countries. Aculab's mission statement includes the phrase “to maintain a work environment of satisfaction, pride and fun”. A flat management structure and empowered staff add to the enjoyment and personal satisfaction of working at Aculab.

IT positions

Job spec No. NC-2004 Software Developer

Job spec No. NC-2004 Software Developer

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic software engineer to work in software development at Aculab PLC.

Aculab, a UK based manufacturer of software for the telecommunications and speech processing market, is looking for someone, based in Milton Keynes, to work in the team responsible for developing and maintaining Aculab Cloud, Aculab's Communications Platform-as-a-Service.

Work in the team covers a variety of tasks including programming, system administration, development of back end services, designing APIs and SDKs for a variety of platforms and languages and maintenance of a resilient distributed system.

Candidates should have a good programming background.

Education required:

·       Good bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or a similar subject.

A short programming test will be given during the interview.

The following are essential:

·       Programming languages:
  • JavaScript
  • HTML, HTML5 and CSS
·       Experience of:
  • Developing Progressive Web Apps and/or React Native Apps
  • Browser and client side web development
  • Building secure, distribuited systems
·       Working knowledge of IP protocols and networking
·       Understanding of memory management and multi-threading
·       Bright, motivated, analytical, quick to learn
·       Good communication and team working skills

The following would be advantageous:                               

·       Programming languages:
  • Swift
  • Java
  • Python
·       Working knowledge of:
  • Real time and telecommunications media processing
  • AWS services
  • Linux, system administration and system programming

The candidate:                               

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team worker with a creative and imaginative approach to solving problems and good interpersonal skills. In return, we provide a friendly, supportive and collaborative environment where you and your work are valued.

The company

Established in 1978 Aculab has grown into a multinational company, selling into over 40 countries. Aculab's mission statement includes the phrase “to maintain a work environment of satisfaction, pride and fun”. A flat management structure and empowered staff add to the enjoyment and personal satisfaction of working at Aculab.

 

Job spec No. MB-2002 Software Support Engineer

Job spec No. MB-2002 Software Support Engineer

An exciting opportunity for a technically minded individual to join our technical support team.

Aculab, a UK based manufacturer of computer hardware and Cloud software for the telecommunications market, is looking for someone who enjoys working with customers building converged network communication.

Education required:

·       A degree in Computer Science or a related engineering discipline.

Required technical background:

·       Experience programming in one or more (advantage) of:
  • Python
  • Java
  • C#
  • Bash
·       Ability to troubleshoot basic computer hardware and software
·       A good knowledge of Linux system administration.

The following would be advantageous:                               

·       Technical Customer Support experience
·       Knowledge of SIP
·       Experience building secure web base
·       QA Testing Experience
·       Cloud Based Applications
·       Web Services/REST API’s.

Personal qualities required:

·       Software literate. Technically enthusiastic and ambitious
·       Innovative and creative with an imaginative approach to solving problems
·       Clarity and conciseness in written and verbal communication
·       Self motivated, versatile and a willingness to learn.

Technical Support activity will include:                               

·       Log and review incoming technical support inquiries from customers and partners via telephone and email; duplicate, research, resolve and test potential defects; answer technical product questions
·       Develop and execute test plans
·       Demonstrate creative problem-solving skills; anticipate error conditions and likely failure scenarios
·       Escalate issues to engineering as and when needed. Set customer expectations; provide regular updates
·       On-site customer support when necessary and undertake national and international travel as required
·       Help R&D teams with developing and testing new products
·       Help write QA test applications.

The candidate:                               

Ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, team worker with a creative and imaginative approach to solving problems. Occasional travel to the US.

The company

Established in 1978 Aculab has grown into a multinational company, selling into over 40 countries. Aculab's mission statement includes the phrase “to maintain a work environment of satisfaction, pride and fun”. A flat management structure and empowered staff add to the enjoyment and personal satisfaction of working at Aculab.

 

Job spec No. PL-1435 IT administrator/DB

Job spec No. PL-1435 IT administrator/DB

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic IT administrator based in Milton Keynes.

We are looking for an IT administrator to join a busy IT department, the successful candidate should have a methodical approach and good communication skills be able to work under self supervision, have an eye for detail as they will be reading/checking IT procedures/logs, have good organisation skills to plan incoming requests and prioritise, willing to learn new untested procedures.

Education required:

·       Business/Computer studies degree, Documentation work-flow, basic understanding of quality control, have a good fundamentals about networking, ideally have at least 2 years' experience in similar role.

Required technical background:

Product knowledge or understanding of:

·       Backup Exec
·       Veeam
·       Cisco/Sonicwall firewall
·       vSphere – VM management
·       MS Active Directory management
·       MS SQL
·       Amazon AWS
·       MS Azure
·       Linux admin
·       Web servers; IIS, Apache and nginX
·       Datastores; storage backbends and NAS/DAS
·       CRM
·       NAV
·       Helpdesk support
·       SLA and KPI’s (performance metrics)

Preferred technical background:                               

·       CRM systems (Microsoft Dynamics) & marketing automation
·       AWS DDB, S3, etc.
·       Browsers (Firefox, Chrome, IE, Edge, etc.)
·       Less important, but useful (SIP, WebRTC, PHP, Joomla)

Personal qualities required:

·       Software literate. Technically enthusiastic and ambitious
·       Innovative and creative with an imaginative approach to solving problems
·       Clarity and conciseness in written and verbal communication
·       Good English language skills (spelling, grammar)
·       Self motivated, versatile and a willingness to learn.

Responsibilities will include:                               

The role will be bias slightly towards Database/MS NAV and CRM management, general network management/admin including backups/restores.ISO 9001/27001/documentation and managing ACR’s(Access Control Requests), test backup/restore, log checks and monitor, updating IT process/manuals, stock control, auditing software/hardware/network.

The candidate:                               

·       The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team worker with a creative and imaginative approach to solving problems and good inter-personal skills
·       Two or more years work experience is desirable.

The company

Established in 1978 Aculab has grown into a multinational company, selling into over 40 countries. Aculab's mission statement includes the phrase “to maintain a work environment of satisfaction, pride and fun”. A flat management structure and empowered staff add to the enjoyment and personal satisfaction of working at Aculab.