Application Support Analyst

17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Application Support Analyst

Location: Bedford

About role

ONE Operations provide support and service expertise to Capita One customers and to the Capita One business. One Application Support has a primary remit to provide expertise covering product support to licenced customers as well as help, support and knowledge sharing to the rest of the business. The team consists of knowledgeable personnel with a customer service focus.

Fundamental to the role of Application Support Analyst is effective resource management and technical competency.

The post holder will be expected to be a highly motivated individual who works well within the team and aims to reach and exceed targets and standards set by their team leader and The Customer Charter.

The Application Support Analyst has a responsibility to ensure that service levels are met and that both customers and internal departments receive a timely response to their requests.

About Capita

We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of customer Incidents and ensure timely and effective solutions are provided.

  • Thoroughly investigate reported Incidents and Defects through fact gathering and remote support.

  • Build strong relationships with Business Analysts, Knowledge Specialists and Technical personnel to identify workarounds, solutions and opportunities for knowledge creation.

  • Contribute towards Knowledge Management in the wider business, become a subject matter expert and product virtuoso.

  • Adhere to and improve upon current Application Support Processes.

  • Remain customer focused at all times.

    Other responsibilities

  • Identify patterns in software usage and potential training opportunities.

  • Use expertise to influence enhancement of products with Product Managers.

  • Prioritise customer Incidents and escalate where appropriate.

  • Input experiences to team meetings and stand-ups to make others aware of progress.

    Key Competencies

  • Strong customer service awareness.

  • Responsiveness to impact and urgency.

  • Takes proactive ownership.

  • Always ready and willing to improve.

  • Self-motivated and resourceful.

  • Effective communicator, written and verbal.

  • Works effectively in a team.

    Essential Skills

  • Experience of successful customer service in software/IT or demonstrable passion for it.

  • Troubleshooting skills.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Experience of other Microsoft products.

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Experience with any of the following technologies / disciplines:

    • Capita ONE

    • Oracle / SQL+

    • Microsoft SQL server

    • Windows Server 2003 / 2008 /2012

    • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8

    • .NET

    • VB Script

    • Dynamics CRM

    • Citrix

    • Active Directory

    • Report Writing

    • Crystal Reports

    • ITIL v3

    • Agile methodologies

  • An understanding of the factors and issues affecting Local Government i.e. Children's Services, Social Care or Education.

  • Experience in a software support role.

  • Technically minded.

  • Commercial acumen

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you23 day's holiday, , company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

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