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Trakm8 PLC is an AIM listed company providing market leading Fleet Management, Telematics Insurance, Optimisation and Automotive solutions. Our customers range from corporate fleets to small businesses that all benefit from improved operational efficiency, driver safety and fuel economy from utilising our products and services.

Trakm8 are the cutting edge of the Telematics insights industry, integrating bespoke hardware, firmware and server solutions with ASPs, Developers and Integrators globally. The products and services we offer are all developed from our commitment to exploiting Big Data to improve driver behaviour both for fuel economy and risk reductions, as well as driving service and repair quality commitments for a wide range of industries.

Trakm8 have a huge in-house Engineering team and offer to all employees varied and interesting work with the opportunity to build long term careers within the organisation. As well as the Engineering team, we have in house Human Resources, Marketing, Sales, Customer Support and Manufacturing all with a mixture of roles from entry level to management.

The company is expanding rapidly, and so this page is updated regularly. However if you don’t see something that fits, please send your CV and you will be contacted if anything changes.


Current Vacancies


Location:
Coleshill, Warwickshire

Salary and Benefits:
£38k - £43K plus benefits (25 days holiday, Pension and Life Assurance)

Trakm8 Holdings Group PLC is a market leader in the fast growing vehicle telematics market sector. Based in Dorset and other UK locations but with a global marketplace Trakm8 is well placed to take advantage of current market opportunities. Increased fuel costs, reduction in operating costs and numerous employment laws such as Duty of Care are all driving increased interest in our products and services. Due to expansion we are now looking for an experienced Service Delivery Engineer to join our Service Delivery team in Coleshill.

The Role:
  • Ensuring the efficient and effective provision of IT Service to the Trakm8 business
  • Hands-on design, build and troubleshooting of a Server Infrastructure environment (Linux Servers / Web Servers / Application Servers / Database / Storage / Networking)
  • Split between project work to improve the services managed by the Trakm8 Service Delivery team and day-to-day fault resolution of issues raised by the contact-centre
  • Fault finding and troubleshooting of issues across servers, databases, networks application deployments
  • Principle focus is the ongoing maintenance of the Production, QA and Development systems that make up the Service Delivery platforms
  • Take part in the 24x7 on-call rota and able to work flexibly
  • Clear and concise documentation of existing and new solutions

The Person:
  • 5+ years production/enterprise grade linux administration experience
  • Strong and methodical troubleshooting skills
  • Linux Systems Administration - (RedHat, Ubuntu, CentOS)
  • Apache and NGINX Web Server build and implementation
  • MySQL/MariaDB database installation, configuration, management and tuning
  • Network management and automation Scripting Knowledge – Bash / Python / Perl / PHP
  • Automated monitoring solutions (Nagios / Icinga / Cacti etc.)
  • Driving licence (some travel is required though this is primarily office based)

Desirable Skills:
  • Puppet/Chef/cfengine administration desirable
  • 3+ years datacenter experience (security, storage and networking)
  • MySQL Database tuning
  • Amazon AWS
  • Docker
  • vSphere

Location:
Coleshill, Warwickshire

Salary and Benefits:
£55K - £65K plus benefits (25 days holiday, Pension and Life Assurance)

Trakm8 Holdings Group PLC is a market leader in the fast growing vehicle telematics market sector. Based in Dorset and other UK locations but with a global marketplace Trakm8 is well placed to take advantage of current market opportunities. Increased fuel costs, reduction in operating costs and numerous employment laws such as Duty of Care are all driving increased interest in our products and services. Due to expansion we are now looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our development team in Coleshill.

The Role:
  • Provide the technical lead on projects either working alone or as the technical lead with a small team of software engineers
  • Infuses teams with a common vision, and motivates teams to do their best work
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to junior members of the Software team
  • Conceptual and logical modelling of complex systems environments including rationale for decisions and implications of decisions
  • Develop and implement SOA and ESB architecture
  • Design data modelling, data integration, web applications and web services
  • Construct adaptable systems that meet client requirements and implement solutions that help align technology and business goals
  • Production of unit tests and integration tests, including the production of automated tests
  • Propose and implement fixes for product issues (bugs) within the web applications

The Person:
  • Understanding of the full software development lifecycle
  • Experience with AngularJS, JSON, Python, PHP, CSS, XML, REST and SOAP
  • Experience with MySQL
  • Experience with different software development methodologies including Agile / Scrum
  • Knowledge of automated testing, including production of test scripts etc
  • Possession of excellent analytical and conceptual skills
  • Experience in security of data on devices and in transit
  • Knowledge of Security, Authentication, Authorization, Data privacy, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Cryptography / Key Management, Access Controls and Security Protocols. e.g. Multi-factor, SAML, O-Auth, OIDC, XACML etc.
  • Understanding network topologies, load balancing and segmenting
  • Familiar application design and development, including best practices such as 12 Factor
  • Experience with NodeJS/Angular2
  • Atlassian tool chain knowledge
  • Formal qualifications in a computer science subject, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Experience of working with requirements, user stories and/or use cases
  • Enthusiastic self-starter and strong team player with the ability to work alone, within a team or as a technical lead

Ideal candidates will have previous background as a Senior Software Engineer, Technical Architect or Senior Technical Architect.
Location:
Shaftesbury, Dorset

Salary and Benefits:
£30K - £40K plus benefits (25 days holiday, Pension and Life Assurance)

Trakm8 Holdings Group PLC is a market leader in the fast growing vehicle telematics market sector. Based in Dorset and other UK locations but with a global marketplace Trakm8 is well placed to take advantage of current market opportunities. Increased fuel costs, reduction in operating costs and numerous employment laws such as Duty of Care are all driving increased interest in our products and services. Due to steady growth we are now looking for a fantastic Systems Test Engineer to join our engineering team in Shaftesbury.

The Role:
  • Assist Systems Test Engineering Manager in establishing and maintaining formal QMS process documents and associated records
  • Assist Systems Test Engineering Manager in creating and maintaining departmental ‘systems’ and records
  • System level testing of company hardware, firmware and software products throughout the SDLC to include functional, load and performance testing
  • Input to project management process regarding estimates to complete; potential risks and opportunities; project issues; and reporting of progress/completion
  • Planning and production of test specifications, test cases and test data relating to company products and services against product requirements for new features
  • Production of regression tests against existing product requirements, including the production of automated tests
  • Testing of ‘fixed’ product issues
  • Production of system acceptance tests and associated data as required
  • Providing support to the development team through early system testing during development lifecycle
  • Providing support to customer services team as necessary to resolve customer issues
  • Provision of internal product training to team members as required

The Person:
  • Knowledge of standard industry processes and approaches to software, firmware and hardware testing
  • Knowledge and experience of standard industry processes and approaches to configuration management of test documentation, test equipment/platforms and test data
  • Experience of hardware, software and firmware testing, including production of formal test. documentation and maintenance of necessary records
  • Experience of web-based testing including functional, performance, load and security testing
  • Experience of Windows based application testing
  • Formal qualifications in a computer science subject, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with a willingness to learn new systems

Desirable Skills:
  • Knowledge of Serial communications and associated test tools
  • Knowledge of a variety of data formats (ASCII, Hex, and Binary)
  • Familiarity with Bug logging processes (Bugzilla or similar)
  • Knowledge and experience of MS Windows and/or Linux
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle

This role would suite candidates with previous background as a Systems Test Engineer, Lead Test Engineer or Senior Systems Test Engineer.
Location:
Coleshill, Warwickshire

Salary and Benefits:
£45K - £55K plus benefits (25 days holiday, Pension and Life Assurance)

Trakm8 Holdings Group PLC is a market leader in the fast growing vehicle telematics market sector. Based in Dorset and other UK locations but with a global marketplace Trakm8 is well placed to take advantage of current market opportunities. Increased fuel costs, reduction in operating costs and numerous employment laws such as Duty of Care are all driving increased interest in our products and services. Due to steady growth we are now looking for an experienced Senior Software Project Manager.

The Role:
  • Management and delivery the entire project portfolio
  • Definition of project management portfolio process, documentation and risk management
  • Supervision of Project Management team
  • Define the scope of projects in collaboration with senior management
  • Create a detailed work plans which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete projects
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete projects
  • Develop schedules for project completion that effectively allocates resources to activities
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by project activities; revising schedules as required
  • Manage project staff according to the established policies and practices of the organisation
  • Develop forms and records to document project activities
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Establish a communication schedule to update appropriate staff in the organisation on the progress of the project

The Person:
  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organisation and to create new opportunities
  • Proven use of a range of project methodologies including Prince, PMI and Agile
  • University Degree in a related subject or equivalent qualification or experience
  • 4 to 5 years planning and/or management experience
  • Proficiency in the use of computers for: Jira, Word processing, MS Project, Basic accounting, Data base management and Spreadsheets
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organisational effectiveness
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organisation
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organisation
  • Organise: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organisation forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results

This role would suit candidates with previous background as a Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Lead Project Manager, Senior Software Project Manager or Software Project Manager.
Location:
South East

Salary and Benefits:
OTE £65K - £75K & Car plus benefits (25 days holiday, Pension and Life Assurance)

Trakm8 Holdings Group PLC is a market leader in the fast growing vehicle telematics market sector. Based in Dorset and other UK locations but with a global marketplace Trakm8 is well placed to take advantage of current market opportunities. Increased fuel costs, reduction in operating costs and numerous employment laws such as Duty of Care are all driving increased interest in our products and services.

The Role:
To develop and grow revenue opportunity within regionally defined areas and to increase sales into existing and new business clients. Develop and maintain a targeted plan by prospect to maximise all new business opportunities.

Main Responsibilites:
  • Plan and prioritise personal sales activities and new business development customer/prospect contact to achieve agreed business results and objectives
  • Ensure product pricing and margins are achieved against agreed objectives
  • Identify new business opportunities within specified guidelines, and within a stated geographical area, follow through and close
  • Take personal responsibility for targeted activities that generate new business opportunities both for self and on behalf of Trakm8
  • Obtain, follow through and handover, where necessary, new business referrals from existing customers and prospects to the appropriate area of the business.
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is completed and returned to the commercial dept. within agreed deadlines
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through the provision of quality service and customer satisfaction via regular contact
  • Promote Business Improvement methodology to the client so that it becomes a recognised key differentiator between Trakm8 and its competitors
  • Respond to and follow up sales enquiries using appropriate methods and record action on Trakm8 systems
  • Ensure all WIP activity is continually up to date and recorded in the relevant Trakm8 systems, with all reporting requirements submitted to the management team within the specified timescale
  • Continue to develop all relevant knowledge and skills and attend training whenever deemed necessary
  • Adhere to Company Policy at all times
  • Carry out any other duties as designated and deemed reasonable by the Company

The Person:
  • Degree level education or relevant business experience
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in senior sales roles
  • Demonstrable ability to sell complex solutions
  • Strong hunter / farmer skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • The ability to engage with internal departments and drive project delivery
  • Be a confident self-starter capable of generating opportunities themselves

Desirable Skills:
  • Experience of Telematics or similar technologies is preferable
  • Strong selling and negotiating skills
  • Good verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to operate effectively across a broad range of sectors and with a diverse range of purchasers
  • Ability to identify benefits to the customer and provide solutions

The role would suit candidates with previous background as a sales manager, Area Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager or Business Development Manager.
Applicants should be enthusiastic, determined and team players. Please send your letters of application with your curriculum vitae by post: Trakm8 Limited, Roman Way, Roman Park, Coleshill, B46 1HG or e-mail: recruitment@trakm8.com