Careers with BTL Surpass

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Join Our Team

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to join our expanding team and improve assessment for everybody, we would love to hear from you.

A company stands or falls on the strength of its people, and at BTL Surpass we strive for the best. Our assessment platform, Surpass, is used by thousands of people around the world to create, deliver and report on millions of high-stakes examinations every year. Our teams encompass many skills, from .NET, Action Script, Flex and XML developers through to PRINCE2 Project Managers, ISO accredited Auditors, ISEB / ISTQB Qualified testers, Solutions Architects, CSPO Product Owners, Service Desk Advisors and Service Delivery Managers.

We are always keen to hear from individuals who feel they have the knowledge, skills or experience to succeed at BTL Surpass.

Why BTL Surpass?

Career Development

We place a strong emphasis on staff development and encourage people to undertake training. We recognize that the success of BTL Surpass is dependent upon the effective use of our people and upon each employee building a valuable portfolio of skills. For those with the talent and enthusiasm to succeed there are opportunities to develop your skills and career with us. We appoint, train, develop and promote on the basis of merit and ability alone, with all vacancies being advertised internally. Our employees attend an appraisal meeting every six months with their line manager. The appraisal system is designed to:

  • Assist staff in performing to the best of their abilities, maximizing their job satisfaction and contribution to the company’s objectives
  • Identify individual training needs that feed into the overall company training plan
  • Highlight the potential that each individual has to develop within their current position or into another role.

Work Environment

At BTL Surpass we have an informal but professional culture – a working style that engenders a strong team ethic and dynamic, innovative environment. Our Entertainments and Welfare Committee ensures that there is always a range of out-of-work activities to get involved in, including pool nights and quizzes as well as annual Christmas and summer events.

Current Job Vacancies

Marketing Content Manager

You will be a strong writer with a good understanding of creating short form and long form content for multiple marketing channels, including press releases, brochures, video scripts and social media. You will also be expected to demonstrate solid research skills in order to produce appropriate content and assist in its distribution. An understanding of website content management systems like WordPress is highly desirable.

The Marketing team uses multiple marketing channels for prospect outreach and customer retention, including traditional in-person exhibitions, digital advertising, podcasts, webinars and multi-day virtual events. You will therefore have a desire to support the team working across these multiple outlets.

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Key requirements:
Candidates will have 1-2 years’ + experience in a marketing role or similar. Desirable skills are: SEO/SEM; online CRM platforms such as HubSpot; market research; Google Analytics; writing marketing materials to promote technical products and services; producing graphics and social media resources using templates; knowledge of creative processes and software.

Location:
Office based (Shipley, UK) – home/office hybrid working is available on an ongoing basis.

To apply for this role, please submit:

  • Cover Letter (no more than 750 words) highlighting relevant experience
  • Current CV

Closing Date:
5:00pm Wednesday 21st July 2021.

Please send all enquiries and applications to andrew.dodds@btl.com with the subject line of “Job Application: Marketing Content Manager 07/21”.

Software Developer

You will work in a Scrum team operating in an Agile, test driven environment and be required to deliver quality software. Development and maintenance of our existing systems and the delivery of new and enhanced systems to support a series of software products in distribution markets. You will have a high level of back-end database development experience.

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Key requirements:
At least 4 years’ commercial experience developing applications and systems in a range of the following: C#, ADO.NET, SQL Server, Microsoft MVC 3 or 4, Entity Framework, JavaScript / JQuery.

Classic ADO.NET skills are essential for the role, as is an in-depth working knowledge of SQL Server (SQL stored procedures, Transact-SQL).

Location:
Office based (Shipley, UK) – home/office hybrid working is available on an ongoing basis.

To apply for this role, please submit:

  • Cover Letter (no more than 750 words) highlighting relevant experience
  • Current CV

Closing Date:
5:00pm Wednesday 21st July 2021.

Please send all enquiries and applications to andrew.dodds@btl.com with the subject line of “Job Application: Software Developer 07/21”.

In-house Data Protection Lawyer

The Data Protection Lawyer is responsible for maintaining and developing data processing processes and policies, implementing and refining data protection policies and tracking processes, and providing data protection/privacy law advice to teams across BTL. You will assess existing processes and procedures and weigh up the legal considerations, providing alternative solutions and making recommendations on the best course of action.

You will ensure continuity in the delivery of services to internal colleagues as well as to external clients and third parties.
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Key requirements:
Candidates will have 3-4 years of experience as a data protection lawyer with demonstrable background in data protection and compliance. Whilst support from the senior lawyers will always be provided, Data Protection Lawyer should be confident that they are able to work independently. In addition, it is important that the person can gain a good understanding of difficult privacy issues quickly and have excellent commercial acumen.

Location:
Office based (Shipley, UK) – home/office hybrid working is available on an ongoing basis.

To apply for this role, please submit:

  • Cover Letter (no more than 750 words) highlighting relevant experience
  • Current CV

Closing Date:
5:00pm Friday 16th July 2021.

Please send all enquiries and applications to andrew.dodds@btl.com with the subject line of “Job Application: In-house Data Protection Lawyer 07/21”.

If there are no vacancies then please check back again soon. We are also happy to receive prospective applications for future opportunities – show your interest in joining our team by sending your CV, along with a short message about why you want to join BTL Surpass and the expertise you can bring to our organization, to andrew.dodds@btl.com.

Please note that unsolicited submissions from recruitment agencies will be disregarded.