SQL Application Support Consultant

08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

SQL Application Support Consultant

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Retain International are recruiting for a senior consultantto join our dynamic team of application support professionals. The team is involved in the support of our software suite across our customer base, as well as implementing our software within client organisations. Our implementations are usually carried out remotely, with on-site consultancy provided in certain situations. After sales consultancy and product configuration are also key areas in which you will be involved, including liaising with customers to gather requirements and implementing the software configuration settings to meet those requirements.

The role requires the following skillset, behaviours and experience:

  • Strong technical knowledge of SQL Server and/or Oracle database platforms

  • Technical ability and experience working with SQL

  • Technical knowledge of current Windows operating systems

  • Technical knowledge of networking (DNS, DHCP, Active Directory)

  • Technical knowledge of VMS and RDBMS

  • Technical experience in an IT support capacity including knowledge of IT support Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

  • Ability to problem-solve

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Teamwork, willingness to learn and to knowledge-share

The following are desirable criteria:

  • Knowledge of, or experience with, Exchange Server

  • ITIL awareness

  • Degree in computer science (or equivalent field of study)

This role is based in central London, and is a permanent role. To apply you must be eligible to work in the UK. There is a requirement to be able to travel internationally, but this would make up less than 5% of your time per annum.

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