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NHS Applications Support Specialist

London, UK
Closing date
14 Jan 2021

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NHS Application Support Specialist - £300 Per Day (Inside IR35)

PLEASE NOTE: You must have substantial technical/application support experience within the NHS to be considered for this role.

Your new company

My client are a leading NHS trust based within Central London who are looking for an experienced NHS Applications Support Specialist to join their team on an initial 6 month basis

Your new role
The primary purpose of the Interim Application Support Specialist role is provide specialist application support for an extensive range of in-service clinical and non-clinical 3rd party applications.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Strong communicator and able to express technical ideas to a non-technical audience.
  • Minimum 4 years technical/application support experience gained within a busy NHS IT operations department.
  • Strong written skills to write and maintain technical manuals and SOPs.
  • Experience of troubleshooting technical problem with applications installed on PCs and Server architectures.
  • Ability to reprioritize work as required by unexpected events.
  • Experience of commissioning, installing, testing , troubleshooting new applications and customising and migrating existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills

Technical Expertise in at least 4 of the following areas:
  • Windows Server 2008, 2012r2, 2016
  • SAN and RAID environments
  • ESXi VMware and Citrix
  • Active Directory Administration
  • Knowledge of DHCP, DNS, WINS, TCP/IP
  • Server configuration / drive sizing
  • Incident Management

Technical Familiarity required in at least 5 of the following areas:
  • MS SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2016
  • Oracle 11G + and Oracle forms support
  • IIS, Apache, Linux, MySQL
  • Drupal, Joomla and WordPress
  • Apple OSx and IOS
  • Switches, Hubs, Firewalls & Routers
  • PowerShell, VBscript, WMI
  • T-SQL, JavaScript
  • Strong software troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Managing the delivery with third party suppliers.
  • Aptitude for sharing knowledge with other members of the team
  • Establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security

What you'll get in return
You'll get to work with a leading NHS Trust payed £300 Per Day (Inside IR35)

What you need to do now
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