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Application Support

Application Support
Dublin 2 €40,000-€50,000 Ref: E16603NB

Job Description

Application support specialist wanted for top financial client based in South Dublin. Excellent package on offer.

About the role

  • Provide technical application support for core business platform, focussing on local Leve 1 support activities in conjunction with Level 2 and Level 3 support
  • Perform Systems monitoring – availability, performance, service
  • Perform technical configuration of application processes such as daily report generation, overnight job processing, pricing checks
  • Task monitoring, including daily process checks, end of day processing, reporting, critical job status
  • Environment management – Manage availability of various environments in conjunction with support partners
  • Support the Change and Release management processes with Service Delivery Lead
  • Triage of initial support issues and escalation to second line application support as required
  • Resolution of common issues
  • Document process, solution to enhance knowledge management
  • Drive the building of application support knowledge in the organisation
  • Liaise closely with the business to understand core business process to assist in building of triage capabilities
  • Conduct daily service reporting

The Ideal Candidate will have Application Support

  • 4+ years’ experience as a Technical Application Support Analyst in Financial Services, ideally in Funds, Asset Management and/or Life Insurance
  • Good knowledge of underlying Asset and Fund Management business processing platforms and related technologies and platforms
  • Excellent knowledge of service delivery processes and has played a lead role in continuous service improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrable service and delivery record in a fast moving environment within the financial industry
  • Significant Application Support experience, including environment management, job schedule monitoring, batch configuration


  • Educated to Degree Level in a relevant technical discipline with adequate business experience, or hold a Business degree with adequate technical experience.
  • ITIL Certification

Skills and Knowledge Application Support

  • A thorough understanding of how IT systems can interface with multiple functional groups within an organization, and used to handling conflicting terminology and concepts used by different business areas and systems.
  • Good working knowledge of application architectures and corresponding service requirements
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Problem solver
  • Excellent service delivery and client ethos.
  • Inter-personal skills.
  • High level of proficiency in MS Excel, Access, Visio, Project, Word, PowerPoint required.
  • Good working knowledge of PowerShell, SQL queries and scripting a distinct advantage.

Consultant Details

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Name: Nicola Byrne
Title: Senior IT Recruitment Consultant
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