IT Applications Officer

Location
Manchester
Salary
£28484 - £31600 per annum
Posted
07 Apr 2017
Closes
05 May 2017
Ref
00067184
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ICT Application Officer
Scale G7 - (£28,484 - £31,600) excellent benefits including: generous local government pension scheme, flexible working, on-site gym & staff restaurant, free parking
Full Time - 35 hour working week
Permanent Contract
Based in North Manchester

This not-for-profit ogranisation manages 13,500 council homes in North Manchester.

Their Vision is that "We will make a difference in north Manchester by helping to make it a place where people choose to live, learn and work. Affordable energy-efficient homes and strong community pride will make our neighbourhoods thrive".

These are their Values that sit at the heart of every action they take and every decision they make.
- Putting people first
- Supporting communities to be successful
- Spending money wisely

They have an exciting opportunity for a highly proficient ICT Application Officer to work at our Hexagon Tower Office in North Manchester. The individual will be providing technical expertise for configuration services and interfaces for QL; mobile working; and tenant web portal databases. Working with the Applications Improvement Manager the individual will be a part of a high performing team, maintaining the application portfolio across our housing management systems.

The ICT applications team provide a responsive and adaptable service, ensuring that interfaces between housing and finance management systems and other internal, external, and third party systems, are meeting the changing requirements of our social housing business.

They need someone who is hands on, loves technology, are detail focused, can work autonomously and is confident with configuration and support of complex business database applications. The individual will be able to support different areas of our business, translating customer needs into the design, production, documentation, configuration and support of thoughtful and creative IT solutions.

The individual will have strong systems knowledge, including workflows and the ability to translate business need into information system requirements using SQL database skills; understanding of the SQL server product set; SQL scripting; building and maintaining data extracts within formal change control procedures and version management; performing software upgrades and installation of software patches on a management system; and administrating Sql Server 2005/2008/2012.

The individual will have had a minimum of 2 years SQL experience in an application support environment ideally, in a housing context.

If you would like to be considered for this challenging opportunity and believe that you have the skills required for this role, please apply now.

Closing date for applications is: Thursday 27th April 2017 at 12.00 midday

Interviews scheduled - w/c 2nd May 2017

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