Information Systems – Central Services

Information Services are responsible for developing, managing and implementing innovative and efficient technology focused strategies and solutions for Almac’s many business units.

Data centres located in Northern Ireland, Pennsylvania (USA) and North Carolina (USA) provide services to Almac’s 5,000+ employees throughout the globe including the UK, Ireland, USA, Singapore and Japan.

Services and solutions provided by Information Services are wide ranging and varied ranging from network management and virtualisation to cross platform mobile development.

IS Placement Student

Area of Focus/Study

Responsible for the design, development and maintenance of software focused technical solutions between IS and the business, leading to the delivery of high business value to Almac.

Description of Area of Work

The role will be based within the Systems Delivery team for Information Services, based in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. Focusing on the software development aspects of Almac, the candidate will work alongside experienced developers and software testers, collaborating with the business to deliver innovative software solutions.

Structure/Purpose of Placement

The placement should give the successful candidate working experience of a software development team operating within a cutting edge, global organisation. Mentoring and coaching of the successful candidate will ensure both technical expertise and soft skills such as user collaboration will thrive and grow throughout the placement.

Projects to be worked on

Projects will be varied and interesting, answering business needs and continually driving innovation though Almac. This may involve working with new development technologies not yet implemented within Almac or improving the software development pipeline to deliver high quality value to the business earlier.

IS Infrastructure Placement Student

Area of Focus/Study

Responsible for the design, development and maintenance of infrastructure focused technical solutions within Almac. Ensuring that the delivered solutions meet the user requirements and also ensuring high quality solutions in terms of usability, efficiency, reliability, availability, security and scalability.

Description of Area of Work

The role will be based within the Infrastructure team for Information Services, based in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. Reporting into the Infrastructure Team Leader, the candidate will work alongside an experienced team of System and Network Engineers.

Structure/Purpose of Placement

The placement should give the successful candidate working experience with modern technical infrastructure solutions. Technologies in use throughout the placement will be wide and varied. Ranging from physical and virtual server environments to dealing with security hardware such as firewalls, routers and switches.

Projects to be worked on

The successful candidate will work on projects which meet the business needs at the time. This will involve liaising with the various Information Services teams ensuring network, security and database integrity for delivered solutions.

 

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