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Application Support Analyst

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ENVIRONMENT:

An innovative investment firm needs an Application Support Analyst to provide 2nd level IT application support to the Operations support team, business users and domains at a senior technical level. Assist with deploying software to the various release development environments as well as troubleshooting environment specific problems. 3 Yrs similar experience with Windows and SQL Scripting and Open source apps is required.

DUTIES:

  • Work with domains to continuously drive application architecture and configuration improvement.
  • Work closely with the Digital support and development teams to continuously improve the stability in this environment.
  • Work with domains and support teams to improve software deployment techniques and procedures.
  • Ensure that software releases deployed into the production environment follow documented IT procedures.
  • Ensure all agreed release and support procedures are followed.
  • Provide 2nd line application technical support on all Retail applications and databases to support teams and all Retail Domains when required.
  • After hours standby and support may be required from time to time.
  • Liaise with 3rd line development teams to resolve user incidents, when required.
  • Adhere to agile work management methodologies.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • 3+ years’ work experience in an IT Applications support/DEVOPS environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and SQL server knowledge with practical experience
  • SQL scripting skills
  • An interest in the Windows Server environment including PowerShell
  • Linux experience essential
  • Exposure to Open source apps e.g. NGINX, Docker, Kubernetes

ATTRIBUTES:

  • A good understanding of application development principles and methodologies.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong logical thinking and deductive reasoning.
  • Tenacity and execution.
  • Planning and managing people and process.
  • Effective communication style.
  • Stress tolerant.
  • Team player.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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