Applications Engineer

Applications Engineer
Dublin Permanent Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

My large Dublin based Financial Services client is looking for a Applications Engineer to join their growing IT Team, on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work alongside Application Development, Infrastructure and Platforms teams to implement and maintain monitoring solutions in an enterprise environment
  • Help to triage, troubleshoot and resolve production incidents
  • Focus on preventive and proactive maintenance of the client’s application stack
  • Demonstrated experience with performance management and monitoring tools such as Splunk, Oracle Enterprise Manager and Zabbix
  • Experience with JAVA programming debugging and troubleshooting
  • Experience with Linux, Windows, SSH and scripting skills
  • Interpret error messages from OS, Middleware stacks, Performance Management tools and applications in order to identify root cause and restore service
  • Create concise and accurate technical documentation and SOPs
  • Carry out executive management technical support duties

Experience Required

  • 4+ years’ experience supporting enterprise technology environments
  • Experience with Enterprise Service Bus and messaging technologies
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent people manner, liaise and work with executive management support
  • Platform Admin experience – MS Teams, O365 Admin
  • Understand typical applications design and dependencies including good understanding of the underlying database and infrastructure technologies
  • Knowledge of complex processes and dataflows
  • Experience with system analysis and design, development, and testing
  • Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills
  • Previously worked with HTTP, TCP/IP, SNMP and DNS
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle Database technologies

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • The ideal candidate will be able to understand and operationally manage enterprise scheduling tools, such as JAMS
  • Display knowledge of server, storage, network, server virtualization & public cloud technologies (especially Microsoft Azure Paas/SaaS)
  • Ability to evaluate and influence new application requirements for operations best practices
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to independently triage highly complex system and application incidents
  • Creation and maintenance of a viable and relevant knowledge base, such as Confluence
  • Comfortable with presenting issues to management as well as peers, both written and verbally
  • Previous experience with Content curation and editing a plus

Educational Requirements

  • Relevant Third level degree or similar qualifications
  • ITIL V3 Foundation Certification (familiarity with change management, release management, event, incident management and problem management)

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Pension
  • 21 days annual leave
  • Monthly lunch allowance
  • Technology scheme
  • Car, home and health insurance discounts

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