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Careers at Skyguard

As a rapidly growing organisation, we are constantly looking for dedicated individuals to join the team and a career at Skyguard is all about passion together with a sense of pride, helping to deliver results.

Skyguard is part of the Send For Help Group, an Epsom-based technology business which provides GPS personal safety alarms to more than 150,000 lone workers, and is the worldwide market leader.

Skyguard offers an exclusive range of personal safety devices and apps which link to their own 24/7 Alarm Receiving Centre. Our team of over 100 staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service to our customers, which ultimately results in us saving people’s lives each and every day. Clients range from midwives working for the NHS to Police forces helping to protect domestic abuse victims, plus hundreds of household names in the commercial sector.

Last financial year the group had revenues of c.£16m and is highly profitable, the company is forecast to more than double its sales over the next four years.

The Send for Help Group has recently received the following accolades:

– Ranked in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list of fastest growing companies for the last 3 years running (68th in 2018)
– Listed in the Financial Times ranking of Europe’s fastest growing companies for the last two years
– For two years running, named by the London Stock Exchange as one of the UK’s fastest growing companies in their publication, ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’.

In 2018 Send for Help was acquired by ECI, a Private Equity fund. ECI has been investing for more than 40 years in management buy-outs of medium sized UK high growth companies. ECI are fully supportive of the management teams ambitious buy and build growth strategy. As with most Private Equity backed businesses, it is an extremely fast paced working environment with lots of career progression across the company (equity in the business may be offered to key members of the management team).

If you’re thinking of growing your career in a truly supportive environment, one of our current vacancies could be exactly what you’re looking for. If any of our roles are of interest, to apply, please email your CV and covering letter to careers@skyguard.co.uk, (no agencies need apply) indicating which position you would like to apply for.

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications, we will not be able to respond to all candidates. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of submitting your application then you have not been successful. If we do not contact you this time, we will hold your details (in line with GDPR) for a period of 12-months, in case a suitable opportunity arises. If you do not wish your details to be stored then please request this on your cover letter.

Job Vacancies

Location – Epsom, Surrey
Software Tester

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Software Tester to join our team! As a Software Tester at our company, you will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects on complex and challenging systems, partnering with software engineers within a collaborative, technology-driven environment that will allow you to learn and advance your career.

Software Tester Duties and Responsibilities

As a Software Tester you will operate across the full C# .Net development lifecycle and MVC environment under agile approach, from defining and refining acceptance criteria, creating user stories and translating them into test cases, specifications to ensure comprehensive test coverage and identifying opportunities for test automation.

You'll be responsible for executing a variety of functional / non-functional tests, both manual and automated including regression, integration, stress and GUI testing.

Please see the full job description here.
Credit Controller

We’re looking for a credit controller to commit to a 1-year maternity cover contract with us. You’ll already be an experienced credit controller with a good understanding of the basic concepts of credit management and a track record of meeting tight deadlines and targets.

We need a multi-tasker who is used to working in a fast-paced and pressured environment. You’ll be confident in your abilities and able to act on your own initiative when needed. As a strong and influential communicator you’ll be comfortable liaising with customers on a daily basis as well as the sales team and other departments within the company.

This position attracts a competitive salary, 23 days’ holiday and pension contribution. We also have fruit delivered every week, pizza on the first Friday of every month, a summer and Christmas party plus quarterly inter-departmental events. We really are a fun and social company!

Please note you need to have a right to work in the UK to be considered for this position.

No agencies please, only direct applicants need apply.

Please see the full job description.
Content Marketing Executive

If you love writing, planning and creating content then this Marketing Content Executive role is perfect for you. Working alongside fellow marketers, you will play a vital part in the team by managing all our marketing content as well as communicating marketing communications via our social media channels.

Marketing plays a vital role in supporting all departments, so you will also need to be a multi-tasker who is used to working in a fast-paced and pressured environment. You’ll be confident in your abilities and able to act on your own initiative when needed. As a strong and influential communicator you’ll be comfortable liaising with customers, as well as the sales team and other departments within the company. You will also need a passion for writing customer case studies, surveys, white papers, newsletters and of course you will also need to set goals and report on the performance of all activities. You can expect a wide range of tasks and exposure to all areas of the business and a chance to get involved, and make a real difference.

This position attracts a competitive salary, 23 days’ holiday and pension contribution. We also have fruit delivered every week, pizza on the first Friday of every month, a summer and Christmas party plus quarterly inter-departmental events. We really are a fun and social company!

As one of the fastest growing companies in the area, it’s a great time to join. We have a great internal culture, with fresh fruit delivered every week, pizza on the first Friday of every month, a summer and Christmas party plus quarterly inter-departmental events. We really are a fun and social company!

Please see the full job description.

“As part of a truly hands on and dynamic team my day-to-day responsibilities cover a wide element of the marketing toolset”.

Ilayda
Marketing - 1 Year Internship