Senior Applications Support & Database Engineer - SQL

RH Technology
City Of London
£40k - £55k pa
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Applications Support & Database Engineer (SQL)

This is an exciting chance to join a leading Asset Manager based in the City. The really awesome thing about this role is that all the IT staff have their own office hub which is away from the rest of the main building. This allows you to focus on your work and have a fun, thoughtful, creative and world class technology environment.

If you are passionate about working with SQL and IT in general.

The Senior Applications Support person will be responsible for providing BAU support to a range of front and back office applications, working on a variety of planned and ad hoc projects, assisting with change and release management and working with development teams to resolve on going issues.

The candidate's duties will be providing application support to a large professional environment, including the patching and upgrading of systems, importing and exporting of data internally and externally, monitoring of errors and faults within the applications, debugging errors and faults and escalating to development or software vendor. There will be an expectation of having hands on experience with the applications and understanding the business processes while also doing some development to implement changes and fixes to the applications.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working on both in-house developed apps and 3rd party applications and can assist in troubleshooting PHP, T-SQL, PowerShell, MySQL, HTML 5, JavaScript and CSS.

This candidate must also have strong technical abilities working with databases in both MS SQL and MySQL and be able to perform complex troubleshooting, maintenance and migration tasks. It will also need to have knowledge and practical experience of data warehousing support.

Principle Duties:

- MySQL and T-SQL Database support and maintenance.
- 3rd line technical support and maintenance of in-house and out-of-box applications.
- Improve and support integration between the various applications.
- Improve and support the business workflows within the applications.
- Monitor and support batch system jobs.
- Out of hours support to monitor batch jobs and system alerts.
- Special projects and other duties as assigned

Specialist/Technical Knowledge:

- Windows Server 2008\2012.
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008\2012\2018
- FIX messaging for trading applications.
- Shell scripting with bash.
- Knowledge and practical experience of application security best practices.
- Knowledge of financial data\systems and data warehousing.
- Excellent Benefits on offer

Excellent benefits on offer


+10% Bonus

+ 5% Flexible allowance

+Training allowance

+Flexible hours

+25 days holidays

+Nice office with excellent transport links - Liverpool St/Moorgate, London, City of London.

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