Application Support Engineer

Recruiter
Worldpay
Location
Cambridge
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Application Support Engineer

Why is our Application Support team the next step for you?

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to work on Worldwide Payment Gateway (WPG) - an eComm gateway within Worldpay allowing customers to process payments from their websites.

Working as part of an Application Support team supporting the WPG, you will operate according to the defined and deployed global operating model, maximising consistency across the wider global group. Currently the team is growing in size, become a part of this growth and assist in accommodating the customer evolution during recent and future years.

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

You will be responsible for troubleshooting and the investigation of production system problems of a 24-7 service where stability, reputation management and security are critical to the business’ ongoing success. You will be involved with data gathering and analysis using Oracle databases, provide 24/7 out of hours on-call support on a rota basis and perform regular reviews of the incident management queues. You will be responsible for coordination and implementation of essential production maintenance tasks, statistic gathering following production events as well as defining, developing and maintaining documentation knowledgebase.

Proactively identifying improvements and enhancements to working practices are part of the role, as well as assisting with audit data gathering and compliance with incident resolution best practice. You will also be responsible for implementing automation of manual tasks wherever possible.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

You will have ITIL Service Management operational support experience providing 2nd and 3rd line support for a J2EE application. You will be well versed with Apache/ Tomcat technologies and able to read and write Java code. You will have experience designing and implementing coding solutions to resolve incident fixes following these through dev, test and into production. Using memory dumps to help diagnosis and identify application issues is advantageous.

Experience with relational databases – ideally using Oracle - as well as a good understanding of database design concepts. You will have the ability to write TSQL comfortably and have experience with optimization of database performance including use of indexing of queries to optimise data retrieval. Experience with Unix platforms using general Unix commands for day to day tasks. Experience reading and writing Shell Scripts to optimise tasks and implement automation where possible.

You will have the ability to implement application software releases into test and production environments. You will have a proactive approach and excellent communication skills.

How is Worldpay changing the world?

We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there’s a good chance it happened because of us. On an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process. As a leader in global fintech and the largest London IPO since 2011, this is a great time to join us in building for the next phase of the Worldpay journey.