Application Support Consultant (Java)

Shareforce Limited
London (Greater)
14 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for an Application Support Consultant (with a Java Development background) to provide technical support as part of a team on a real-time (faster) payments solution for major financial services providers globally.


  • Investigate incidents
  • Providing pro-active 3rd line technical support
  • Identify & develop workarounds and/or fixes for deployment into a production environment
  • Support implementation and deployment of new releases into a production environment
  • Provide 24*7*365 technical support cover as part of an on-call/shift rota
  • Be part of a Kaizen culture: work with members of the wider team to identify sources of variance, bottlenecks and waste and help implement process and behaviour changes to constantly reduce/mitigate those

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Solid Java 8 skills
  • Experience with DevOps tools and processes, specifically Linux, Jenkins, Maven and Git
  • Must be able to work individually or within a team to ensure that defined SLA's are met
  • Positive and 'can do' attitude
  • Excellent communicator, active listener and natural collaborator
  • Ability to stay focused whilst under pressure
  • Strong customer service ethos
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Logical thinker
  • Experience with a track record in supporting complex applications within high availability/high volume environments
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge of Akka, Cucumber, MongoDB
  • Knowledge of TDD and BDD techniques
  • Experience with real-time messaging systems
  • Experience with message driven systems (e.g. IBM MQ Clustering)
  • Experience within Payments processing systems or Finance/Banking industry

Additional Information:

  • Salary Offered: Competitive Salary + 20% bonus + 10% pension + excellent company benefits
  • Job Location: Wimbledon, London SW19
  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom and will be required to partake in pre-employment background checking

About Our Client:
Our client is a leading FinTech solutions company providing institutions with faster and more cost-effective access to instant payments through an advanced and highly flexible software framework seamlessly integrated with core and back-office banking applications. Purpose-built to address the exploding demand for instant payments and PSD2 support, their solution represents the cutting edge of payments technology. It leverages the power of open source frameworks to deliver a unique blend of performance, resilience and flexibility at an attractive price point.

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