Kickstart – We’re Looking For An Office Assistant

We are committed to providing opportunities for youngsters wherever we can, and with that in mind we have joined the UK Governments Kickstart project to help get 16-24 year olds who are struggling to find employment back in to the workforce. As part of the scheme, we have created a new role of Office Assistant. This is a very exciting position and a great opportunity for a suitable individual to join a growing Software Development company based in Carlisle, Cumbria. This will be quite a wide varying role, including but not limited to the following: Answer phones and redirect enquiries to the appropriate person, Meeting and greeting customers, setting up meetings and dealing with enquiries, Design and maintain filing / storage systems, Review and approve timesheets, Edit/Review Documents and Assist other members of staff where possible in their day-to-day duties There is also considerable scope to assist in other areas of the business, such as web design & development. This is a great opportunity for someone who has been considering a career in web design or software development to gain some vital first hand experience in the industry. If you would like to learn more, please get in touch with…
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Lawrence Joins Us On Summer Placement

This week, Lawrence joined us for an 8 week summer placement as part of his Carlisle College computing course. At Nighthawk Software we are committed to working with the local universities and offering experience wherever we can. By working together we can ensure students are learning the skills that will help them succeed in the workplace, while giving them valuable real world experience to show how those skills can be applied in real situations. We are committed to offering placements as often as we can. If you are currently studying a computer related subject at college or university, and wish to break in to the web development industry, then get in touch with us to see how we can provide you with valuable real world experience and training. Send CVs to:
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Two Of Our Projects Receive Awards At The Royal Highland Show

  Two projects developed by Nighthawk Software have received awards at this years prestigious Royal Highland Show, the leading event for the Scottish agricultural industry. Both projects were nominated in the category of Technical Innovation, a category created to recognise design and innovation across agri-sector machinery and equipment. The awards showcase inventions and innovations that demonstrate a positive impact on agriculture; horticulture; equestrian; forestry; renewable energy; and estate activities. SafeForestry, a risk assessment and competency mobile app developed for our clients Duffy Skyling, originally covering the forestry industry, but currently being expanded to cover a wider range of industries such as farming and construction, was nominated for a Silver award in Technical innovation. Also receiving an award was our innovate farm management platform Agri Ignite developed for 5 Agri. While still in development and not currently publicly available, Agri ignite was recognised with a commendation in the technical innovation category, primarily on our work to provide a digital tool to assist 5 Agri with completing this years IACS applications. This commendation may later be upgraded to a Gold/Silver award once the project launches. “It’s a great honour to receive an award from such a prestigious event such as the Royal…
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