Java Support Engineer

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
For years, Equifax has played a pivotal role in helping business clients and consumers to make informed financial decisions through data insights. As we've grown through a combination of innovation, strong performance and strategic acquisition, we've committed to becoming an organisation that can Power the World with Knowledge'.

Our organisation has strong US roots and our European business is well placed to play a key role in our ambitious Growth Playbook and strategic roadmap. At the heart of this roadmap is a transformation agenda, for which IT is the driving force.

Based on the reputation we have gained for effective delivery, over the next 2 years we'll be undertaking the highest level of technology investment our European business has ever seen. Using a combination of our own people and strategic partners we will implement new leading-edge platforms and software capabilities to drive our business in a new direction.

Successful delivery of these new capabilities while maintaining effective support for our current, client-critical systems takes talented people, and we are looking for these now!

Join us - play a pivotal part in a new phase of growth and innovation.

Java Support Engineer (EU Support)

With a background as a Java Software Engineer, in the EU Support team you will be responsible for providing high-quality technical support for Equifax Production services across a number of geographies and market verticals, and spanning a wide range of technologies. Every day will be different.

You will be happy to take ownership of technical issues, and work with our Delivery Team to resolve more advanced issues when necessary.

In a fast-paced environment, you are capable of handling escalated customer complaints without the need for team lead intervention. You will document troubleshooting and problem resolution steps.

You will support frequent deployments and releases from Delivery teams that are following agile and Continuous Delivery practices.

As a Java Support Engineer you will also identify, develop and implement Service and Operational Improvements. You must have a drive for continuous delivery, automation and the removal of manual activities throughout the entire.

Software Support Engineer will be required to be on-call on a rotating basis throughout the year which will involve some out of hours work.

Key responsibilities of the Java Support Engineer include:
First line support for Incident for internal and external solutions, covering the full technology stack.Change / release support.Investigation of problems, including design, code, test and implementation of fixes.Ensuring solutions are monitored and have appropriate alerting.Automation of common, repeatable, manual tasks.Research and presentation of ideas for system improvements and contributing to continuous operational/service/lean improvement plans.

Experience Requirements
Experience as a Software Engineer working on major programmes across a complex IT environment.Experience working on data integration, data ingestion and high-volume transaction solutionsExperience using the following technologies to develop business critical applications and solutions:

- Java

- Linux command line, shell & scripting languages

- Microservices, REST and Web Services (JSON, XML)

- Tomcat / TomEE / WebSphere

- Oracle
Exposure to any of the following technologies is a bonus:

- C# .NET

- SQL Server, MySQL, or similar RDBMS

- RIAK, MongoDB, or similar NoSQL

- Pentaho, DataStage, ETL tools

- Go CD

- Chef

- Nagios, Apica, PagerDuty, App Dynamics, Splunk

- Atlassian stack (JIRA, Confluence, Hipchat, Bitbucket)
Experience of working in an Agile software environment and applying best practices and different techniques across the software development lifecycle.Automated testing experience using a suite of tools for various test classifications; e.g. unit testing, performance, security, acceptance testing.

Primary Location:

Function - IT Development and Client Services

Full timeEquifax is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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