Brighton, East Sussex
£40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & bens
The North Starr technical recruitment business is currently looking to hire an SQL Application Support specialist. This role will see the post holder combine the talents of both IT Application support & leading software development technologies. Our client is keen to take an individual at Application Support level who is keen to progress their career into Development with training provided.
Based in Brighton you will be treated to a fast past, ever changing technical environment, working with a group of highly motivated IT professionals all looking to make a positive difference to the technical environment.
If you are coming in at a slightly junior level then you will have the team support to enhance your career & technical skillset at your own pace. Should you be at the mid-level range then you will have the ability to express new ideas, work fairly autonomously and collaborate with the senior IT Management to improve and enhance the technical processes.
The core responsibilities for this role will include the following:
On occasion assist with the training of junior colleagues on a variety of technologies.
As part of the wider team help to resolve IT Incidents that have a direct impact against SLAs in a timely manner and escalating where appropriate.
Work on different systems, and issues, beyond your own expertise whilst maintaining quality of service at all times.
On a daily basis work on root cause analysis and resolution for re-occurring Incidents and make long term recommendations and fixes.
Complete IT Requests in an effective manner, by understanding the business requirement, outcome and suitable technical solutions.
Recommend opportunities to IT management to improve the overall IT strategy across the group.
Introduce new IT systems into the production services function and act as the interface between IT services & the vendors; where appropriate, work with the change projects and programmes
Team to implement new processes.
Deliver timely and appropriate communication to stakeholders and internal customers, providing acknowledgement and effective updates.
Work in partnership with in-sourced and outsourced IT service providers.
The successful Application Support Developer will have the following technical background in order to qualify for an initial phone interview.
Highly motivated IT professional with a thirst for providing a high quality technical service.
Graduate level ideally within either Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Science.
Seasoned Application Support Analyst working within a corporate environment.
Broad knowledge of development based technologies and an interest to be trained in Development technologies.
Dependant of either junior or mid-level skills range, knowledge in any of the following technologies from an Application Support stand point:
Commercial exposure to T-SQL and PL/SQL
Comfortable working with supporting the MSBI Stack
Basic knowledge of either SSIS or SSRS or SSAS
Must be a strong team player, highly motivated and have the ability to liaise & communicate with stakeholders at all levels.
So to re-cap, we are actively looking to hire an Application Support Specialist who is looking to make a permanent job move.
Our client has an industry leading benefits package and superb new offices near to the station.
Our client also embraces a strong work to home life balance and fully understands the benefits that this practice can bring to the working environment.
The North Starr team look forward to hearing from you if you wish to find out more about this superb Application Support vacancy.