The International Institute for Strategic Studies

  • Temple Place, London WC2R 2PG, UK

1 job(s) at The International Institute for Strategic Studies

The International Institute for Strategic Studies Temple Place, London WC2R 2PG, UK
Aug 03, 2018
Full time
Senior Developer and CRM Support The International Institute for Strategic Studies is one of the world’s leading think tanks and the foremost authority on strategic and military capability globally. We are looking to recruit a developer into a new role in our IT Department. Reporting to the Technical Project Manager and working closely with the Head of IT this new role will work with an existing member of the team supporting and enhancing our CRM (Dynamics 365) in addition to small development projects working with senior staff, digital and graphics teams to deliver a range of time critical tactical projects to enhance the work of our research community.   In the coming months the IISS will be moving a number of business processes onto the CRM platform and starting to plan the migration to Dynamics 365 Online. In addition, you will be expected to work on smaller projects including the creation of web based data driven dynamic visualisations to support IISS digital publications or events, data capture from 3rd party websites using existing APIs or screen scraping techniques and the manipulation of data and statistical analysis.  Advanced or Intermediate knowledge of the following products is mandatory:   Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365 (Administration, Configuration and Customization) Web Development – HTML, CSS and Javascript At least one scripting language such Python / Powershell  Preference will be given to candidates who are able to demonstrate knowledge of a broad range of tools and techniques and the ability to quickly identify the most appropriate approach to quickly deliver solutions for business problems. Specific technologies that would be advantageous include: Javascript Visualization frameworks such as Plotify.js / Highcharts Javascript Mapping frameworks such as Leaflet / Mapbox Microsoft Office 365 – Power BI, Flow, Powerapps We are looking for someone with a positive, can-do approach, a problem solver with excellent communication, prioritisation and time management skills.  Additionally, we would like this person to be experienced and a self-starter.  International travel may occasionally be required as part of the role. Salary will commensurate with skills and experience, plus full benefits package. Technical training on specific skills may be available for exceptional candidates.  Please apply by email to   by 31st August 2018, attaching your CV and covering letter outlining your experience and suitability.   Selected candidates will be invited for an interview which will include technical tests. We apologise that due to expected volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will receive a reply.  Only candidates who already possess the right to work in the United Kingdom should apply.