Application Support Engineer

Swindon, England, 50000 - 60000 per annum + Benefits

Applications Support Engineer

Working nr Swindon, in beautiful brand new offices, floor to ceiling windows and a space that provides an excellent working environment!

Our client is looking for an experienced technical individual with Application Support experience for java / web applications to provide input and expertise to support a variety of projects. The successful applicant will work closely with both the technical and business facing development teams as well as their 3rd party suppliers, in order to ensure the overall success of high profile deliverables and will support key business operations applications. These applications are heavily data centric with typically web or thick client applications exposing business submission, client information or management information functions.

The successful candidate should be comfortable working in a "hands on" position and you will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide 2nd level support for all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Liaise between developers, vendors and technical teams to provide solutions
  • Proactive management of any potential risks/issues with installations or conflicts between multiple applications
  • Be able to produce detailed technical documentation
  • Document and record change requests
  • Participate in the delivery of Technology Services' overall objectives

Skills required:

  • Application Support experience for java / web applications
  • Proven background and experience working in a Technical Support/Infrastructure role
  • Windows Operating Systems administration knowledge

Any knowledge or experience of the following will be highly desirable:

  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services / Cloud technologies
  • Knowledge of web application deployment
  • Experience of RedHat or other Linux operating systems
  • VMWare
  • Desktop/Server Imaging Technologies
  • SQL Server
  • VBScript / Batch scripting
  • Networking and Firewall knowledge, specifically port assignment
  • Ability to follow systematic instructions

This is a really special opportunity and the hiring managers are ready to interview straight away!!!

Please call me for more information or just for an initial discussion.

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