Application Support Analyst, Swindon, Salary £28k-33k + Pension + Private Medical. Strategic Maintenance Planning (SMP) Ltd. has gained considerable experience and reputation in the last 20 years, providing state of the art Maintenance Management solutions globally, to a number of blue-chip clients. We are offering a superb opportunity at this exciting time of business growth, for a full-time ‘Application Support Analyst’.

If you’re looking for a fast paced, agile environment working on projects for blue chip organisations then we have an outstanding opportunity for the right talent.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION / MAIN PURPOSE

The successful candidate is responsible for the support and training of our computerised maintenance management software (CMMS).  The post reports to the Head of IT but works closely with other support and development team members.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing Web Application Support & Training of our maintenance management software, by becoming an expert in all aspects of the application;
  • Delivering support to existing customer users and investigating and resolving application errors, data discrepancies and queries;
  • Delivering training to existing customer users;
  • Developing, where agreed and feasible, customisations to the application;
  • Management of the support queue;
  • Triage of support requests;
  • Re-creating and validating support issues;
  • Gathering monitoring information;
  • Problem solving and diagnosing system issues;
  • Client communications;
  • Working with the IT function and customers in identifying and proposing application system changes, better uses, enhancements and development.

 

KEY TASKS

 

  • Provide Web Application Support & Training within an Agile environment;
  • Provide Training to our customers mainly at our Swindon training facility;
  • Ensure all work is carried out and documented in accordance with required standards, methods and procedures;
  • Provide correct responses to requests for support by means of for example: making modifications to system parameters, developing work-arounds or site specific enhancements, reconfiguring systems, changing operating procedures, training users or operations staff, producing additional documentation, or escalating requests;
  • Monitor the application noting problems and identify performance trends. Take corrective action to improve performance and to avoid problems arising;
  • Assist the Head of IT to investigate and model business functions, processes, information flows and data structures, using methodical and consistent techniques; (ii) investigate operational requirements and problems, contributing to improvements; (iii) specify information flows, processes/procedures that will meet the business requirements;
  • Document work, take part in user meetings and assist in presenting issues and solutions;
  • Define acceptance tests for new or changed functionality.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • VB.Net
  • ASP.Net
  • Ajax
  • CSS
  • SQL
  • Java Script
  • MS Visual Studio
  • MS SQL

Desirable

  • C#
  • Knowledge of Telerik ASP.Net components an advantage.
  • Qualifications although important are not as essential as proving competency when programming in the languages detailed previously.
  • Previous experience developing maintenance management, financial or ERP software will yield an advantage.
  • Full UK driving license

 

BENEFITS

  • Salary to £32K
  • Generous Pension.
  • Private Medical.
  • Up to 25 days annual holiday.

 

TO APPLY

Forward a current CV and covering letter to;

Neil Grant – Managing Director

Strategic Maintenance Planning Ltd.

4 Stanton Court

South Marston Park

Swindon

Wiltshire

SN3 4YH

 

Email: Neil.Grant@smpltd.co.uk