Application Support Engineer (Banking & Savings)

Expiring today

Harvard Associates Ltd
£40000 - £45000/annum Bonus & extensive benefits package
24 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Application Support Engineer (Banking - Savings) – c£45K + Benefits – Reading or Peterborough

“A superb opportunity to join a rapidly growing Financial Services Company.”

Our client is looking for a real technical guru within Application Support. Having already supported a wide range of technologies (see below) you will bring expertise to our banking client’s App Support Team. You would have experience in both COTS and Developed software applications having supported Back Office end users in previous roles.

As an individual, you must be a true self-starter with an enthusiasm to learn all there is to know about the applications you are supporting. You would have already delivered a number of application migration and deployment projects. Right now our client is carrying out an AD migration so exposure here would be of immense benefit!

Our client is especially interested in talking to App Support Engineers with experience in Backbase.


The Application Support Engineer role is responsible for managing and supporting all business-critical applications, their underlying technologies and operating systems within the Aldermore organisation. The Application Support function is typically the initial transfer point for all incidents raised via the IT Service Desk pertaining to non-functional issues. It is the responsibility of the App Support Engineer to take ownership of each incident and perform technical analysis, in order to ascertain the root cause and solution. This will involve collaboration with colleagues in other internal IT functions as well as third party service and software vendors.


Proficiency level: Strong technically experienced professional with a minimum of 4-5 years of Application Support / Development experience, ideally in the Financial Services / Banking sector.
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Technical skill/experience/knowledge requirements below (Experience is not required on all the technologies below, but having relevant experience for the majority of them would be extremely advantageous):
Webservices DNS / Networking Apache Tomcat
Apache https Apache Camel Clustering & Load-balancing
Browser Compatibilities Backbase SSL / TLS & Encryption
Scripting / Shell Scripting Linux (CentOS, RHEL)
Windows / Server 2012 R2 SQL (MSSQL, Oracle)
Version Control (git / svn) WAF HTML
Javascript jQuery / angularJS etc Virtual Machines
Proxy Configuration Weblogic (WLS) ITIL
Change Management L2/3 Support Atlassian Confluence
Atlassian Jira Atlassian BitBucket Debugging Skills
Authentication mechanisms (OAuth, token-based, SAML etc)
Lightweight Active Directory Services
Java Development Skills (J2EE)
Release & Deployment Management
WebLogic Oracle DB Microsoft SQL Server

A remuneration package of c£45k is available along with a generous benefits package including 25 days Annual Leave and an annual bonus scheme!

For more information send your CV or call Mike to discuss your experience