Do we have an opportunity for you?

Would you like to work with people who will inspire and challenge you on a daily basis?

Please get in touch if you are an IT professional looking for a new opportunity and possess knowledge in any of the following areas:

  • Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM)
  • SQL
  • C#, including ASP.Net
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript

We are particularly interested in candidates with experience of the Microsoft identity landscape, including Active Directory (AD), Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS) and Azure AD.

Email your CV to hr@oxfordcomputergroup.co.uk. Please include a cover letter stating your skills and experiences, and why you feel you are the right person for Oxford Computer Group.

Current vacancies

Marketing Manager

Hours: 40 per week
Salary: Negotiable
Holiday allowance: 25 days per annum
Location: Oxford/South Wales

Role overview

The key purpose of this role is to manage the marketing team and to work with the Head of Marketing to build/develop the marketing strategy in line with business growth objectives.

This is a “player manager” role. It requires a sound knowledge of the latest marketing techniques, and the proven skills and experience to create and execute campaigns directly and through the support of the marketing team.

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Key responsibilities

  • Set the marketing strategy, plan and campaign schedule – own and adapt the execution of the marketing plan across the team
  • Create and articulate value propositions for key lines of business and vertical segments
  • Create and manage messaging and content that positions OCG’s capability and credibility effectively
  • Own and align content plan to the customer journey and deliver through the marketing team and external agencies
  • Event strategy and planning – own the event strategy across OCG and 3rd party events
  • Sales and marketing alignment – build relationships with sales stakeholders and communicate campaign plans to ensure alignment
  • Commercial decision making to maximise marketing opportunities and optimise budgets
  • Creative use of data and all resources to optimise plan success
  • Identify and research competitive landscape and create points of differentiation
  • Marketing budget – work with Head of Marketing to plan budget spend and monthly accountability/reporting
  • Provide monthly and quarterly marketing reporting against agreed KPIs/measures

Outputs required

  • Actionable marketing activity plan
  • Quarterly analysis and review of progress against plan
  • Generate qualified leads
  • Monthly summary report of KPIs for circulation

Essential knowledge and experience

  • 2 years managing a marketing function – preferably in a professional/managed services business
  • Supplier/agency management experience
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness and negotiation skills
  • Brand management experience
  • Value proposition creation
  • Digital marketing competence
  • Copywriting and content creation experience
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills for working in cross-functional teams
  • Comfortable presenting to board-level
  • Focus and self-discipline to work independently
  • Skilled in learning how to use new systems
  • Talent recruitment experience
  • Customer experience (CX) programs
  • Willingness to work flexibly. OCG has offices in Oxford and Cwmbran, and a distributed workforce – travel between locations will be required

Desirable knowledge and experience

  • Graduate/CIM qualified
  • Experience and understanding of a professional/managed services business – preferably technology
  • Experience of budget accountability and reporting
  • Account-based marketing campaign experience
  • Reporting and analytical skills
  • Experience of owning Intranet sites
  • Familiarity with data protection and information security requirements
  • Understanding of Microsoft SharePoint, Groups, Teams

Email your CV to hr@oxfordcomputergroup.co.uk. Please include a cover letter stating relevant skills and experiences, and why you feel you are the right person for this position. 

Support Analyst

Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: Negotiable
Holiday allowance: 25 days per annum
Location: Cwmbran

Role overview

The Support Analyst is responsible for the operational support of multiple large-scale customer Microsoft-based solutions and applications.

There is a particular focus on Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) 2010 and its associated technologies, as well as other Microsoft technologies and OCG’s internal IT support.

Support is provided through maintenance, modification, problem resolution and incident management.

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Key responsibilities

  • First line support for all customer solutions within support
  • Second line support for internal IT support
  • Mentor/technical advisor to service desk analyst
  • Responsible for knowledge management
  • Project support
  • Responsible for development of service desk tool
  • Service development tasks
  • Looks for ways to add value beyond client’s immediate requests
  • Explores and addresses the unidentified, underlying and long term client needs.
  • Enhances client service delivery system and processes and anticipates clients upcoming needs and concerns

Essential knowledge and experience

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex bespoke applications
  • Ability to read and modify code written in VB.Net and C#
  • Knowledge or experience of working with Microsoft PowerShell
  • Good knowledge of Active Directory/Windows-based servers
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative, virtual environment
  • Ability to work independently, on multiple projects, in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and speaking abilities, necessary to explain technical issues in a clear and compelling manner to various levels of technical and business audience
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

Desirable knowledge and experience

  • Experience with operation/support of Microsoft Identity Manager 2010 R2 (MIM Portal, MIM Service, and MIM Sync Engine)
  • Experience with operation/support of Microsoft Identity Manager 2010 R2 (MIM Portal, MIM Service, and MIM Sync Engine)
  • Good knowledge of Exchange or Office 365
  • Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory
  • Basic knowledge of AAD Connect
  • Good knowledge of several of the following technologies: Web Services, Visual Basic .NET 2010 or later, Visual C# .NET 2010 or later, ASP.NET 2010 or later

Key interfaces

  • Works closely with all support teams including the service desk
  • Works closely with all consultants, architects and PMO
  • Liaises with IT management to report or escalate issues
  • Manage relationships with a wide range of hardware, software and service suppliers
  • Works regularly with all customers to ensure best possible IT service and incident resolution
  • Occasionally works directly with partners of the business to ensure swift resolution of queries and incidents.

Email your CV to hr@oxfordcomputergroup.co.uk. Please include a cover letter stating relevant skills and experiences, and why you feel you are the right person for this position.

 

Technical Business Analyst/Tester

Hours: 40 per week
Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 (depending on experience)
Holiday allowance: 25 days per annum
Location: Home-based

Role overview

The Technical Business Analyst/Tester will be involved in gathering and documenting requirements for both new software tools and components, and enterprise scale Microsoft technology solutions which we deliver to our wide client base. You will also lead on testing the developed software or solution; developing test strategy and test plans.

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You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and experience of presenting, teaching or running workshops.

A very strong technical background is required with an understanding of coding principles and experience of automated testing.

Degree level education or equivalent in a technical subject, ideally Computer Science, is expected.

Although the role is home-based, time will be spent at our offices in Oxford, Cwmbran and on customer sites around the UK. Travel and staying away from home on occassion will be an intrinsic part of the job.

Email your CV to hr@oxfordcomputergroup.co.uk. Please include a cover letter stating relevant skills and experiences, and why you feel you are the right person for this position.

An exceptional work experience

We are committed to the people who have pushed us to be the best at what we do, and offer exciting opportunities for those who can inspire us to do even better. We are determined to keep improving.

Our team of architects, consultants, sales professionals and business leaders includes some of the IT industry’s brightest and most determined talents. Despite the fast-paced corporate culture, we support each other to deliver powerful solutions and outstanding customer satisfaction.

If you love a challenge and want to work collaboratively with some of the smartest minds in enterprise IT, then we want to hear from you.

Meet our people

Why do we attract the best?

  • Technology Experts
    Unrivalled knowledge of leading technologies.
  • Respected brand
    Recognised as the leading identity management consultancy.
  • Impressive networking
    Work with Microsoft and other leading technology providers.
  • Generous remuneration
    Competitive salaries with additional pension contributions.
  • True ownership
    Trust in your ability to deliver powerful solutions to diverse challenges.
  • Long-term investment
    Ongoing training to equip you with the necessary technical skills.
  • Learning culture
    Work closely with people who will inspire you on a variety of projects.
  • Great atmosphere
    Transparency of information and a chance to get your voice heard.

Great people working closely together

"OCG is a great place to work surrounded by like-minded people with a good work ethic trusting me to get on with it."

Darren BonehillSenior Consultant

Smart, inspiring and collaborative

"I had a six-year gap trying to do something else, but there is something unique about OCG which brought me back. It’s the people. We all love what we do and want to be the best we can. It’s a creative and energising place to work."

Alison WerkmanRegional Sales Manager
Microsoft Gold Partner and Partner of the Year logos for Enterprise Mobility and Identity and Access.