Application Support Technician

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Application Support Technician




Ref: E4297SD

Job Description

My Dublin based Financial Services client is looking for an Application Support Technician to join the team permanently.

Application Support Technician

My Dublin based Financial Services client is looking for an Application Support Technician to join the team permanently.

Responsible For:

Investigate and resolve a range of technical issues affecting business systems by exceeding target SLAs

-Develop strong working relationships with key business members, IT project and development teams and relevant 3rd party vendors

-Escalate high impacting incidents where appropriate and follow up to ensure resolution

-Manage change request process for the applications, verify plans and raise change requests

-Drive continuous improvements by implementing perfective measures that provide business value and enhance functional performance

-Demonstrate flexibility to cope with changing demands based on business priority

-Support of system deployments from business and functional requirements gathering through to delivery to live service, liaising with 3rd party vendors where relevant

-Organising meetings with members of the business, IT and 3rd party vendors to discuss system issues


-IT 3rd Level technical qualification (e.g. computer science degree or similar)

-1-3 years IT experience, preferably in a similar role

-Strong understanding of the SDLC

-Experience in a technical delivery role with a demonstrable ability to deal with a wide range of business areas and 3rd party vendors

-Experience of Database management and SQL programming skills including proficiency in data query structures and exposure to SQL database maintenance practices

-Understanding of ITIL IT Incident and Change processes

-Have strong understanding of IT support services focused on service improvement to identify potential incidents before they occur

-Strong software troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

-Proven ability to prioritise, multi-task and manage own workload according to changing priorities

-Exposure to the following technologies – SQL Server, Java, XML, MySQL

-Strong technical knowledge with ability to articulate complex issues in business terms

-Self-starter and willing to take initiative in problem identification and solutions provision using a systematic and organised approach to their work

-Excellent influencing and communication skills

Desirable Requirements:

-ITIL Foundation V3 certification

-Experience of CRM (Dynamics, SalesForce) and Document Management Systems

-Experience with the following would be an advantage – BMC Remedy, Atlassian suite of products(Jira, Confluence)

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