Application Support Engineer

Recruiter
Capita TRACS, Defence and Security Resourcing
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
08 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
2nd / 3rd Application Support Engineer – London – DV Clearance

DURATION: 6 - 12 Months Contract with the option for further contract renewals

*** Due to the urgency of this position, the Identity & Access Management Engineers must hold a valid DV Clearance before project commencement - unfortunately we are not in a position to sponsor candidates to undergo vetting ***

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented 2nd / 3rd Line Application Support Engineer to join an innovative team of experts responsible for supporting applications and providing 2nd and 3rd line support to a messaging system which is based on the C# language and .NET framework. In addition to this the team also provides support to various other in-house Enterprise Small Systems.

Your primary responsibility is to provide support for the application and the messaging system which is responsible for delivering messaging to recipients in a timely manner and in a format that can be handled by intermediary or end point IT Systems.

You will need to troubleshoot and diagnose issues relating to these systems using custom log files, windows utilities and in-house utilities. You will also be required to carry out modifications, including code fixes to the system as part of Continuous Service Improvement. There is a requirement in the future to provide an on-call service on a rota basis, which may require a site visit, during out of office hours (including weekends).

Candidate Profile

To join this growing team, you will need proven experience within the following areas:

Required skills:

* .NET Development (3.5, 4.0, 4.5) preferably using C# and Visual Studio 2010, 2012. It is not essential to be an expert in the language but would be necessary to be at least comfortable in reading code and communicating with developers;
* SQL Server (2008, 2012) development. Must be able to use Management studio to create/modify database objects. Some experience reading Stored Procedures and T-SQL. Must be comfortable writing basic queries to retrieve information from databases.
* XML development using XSLT, XPATH, etc. Must understand the fundamentals such as Schemes and DTD. Some experience in writing XSL transformations is essential. Must be comfortable in reading and modifying XSL templates.
* Basic understanding of Web technologies including XHTML, CSS and JavaScript. Must at least understand HTML structure and how to author a HTML document.
* Comfortable in a Windows Server 2008, 2012 environment. Able to perform basic admin tasks. Must be able to use utilities such as Event Viewer and Command Prompt. Understanding of Windows Permissions would be highly beneficial.
* Basic PowerShell Scripting. Nice to have but not essential.
* Experience of Messaging Systems (Email). Nice to have but not essential.

Are you interested??? Do you have the skills and experience we require???

If the answer is yes to both questions, then please apply with your most recent copy of your CV (MS Word version), ensuring that dates of past work history is correct and up-to-date.

Capita Resourcing welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

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