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Application Support Analyst - Student Placement 2019/20

Midlands - West
Application Support
Salary Details:
£Competitive + Excellent Benefits
About The Role
Due to growth of our specialist product suite, we currently have a position for a student to join our team as an Application Support Analyst. This support role will require your sound communication and customer service skills combined with an aptitude for trouble-shooting web-based database driven applications. The position also provides an opportunity to develop your SQL skills in the interrogation and manipulation of data ensuring that we keep our product working efficiently and effectively, whilst providing excellent customer support in order for us to be a market place leader.

Duties will include:

  • Assess and prioritise all incoming incidents and requests.
  • Record and manage all requests according to agreed SLAs (Service Level Agreements).
  • The provision of responsive first line technical support to external customers, deploying your own technical expertise and orchestrating internal resources to resolve queries. This will include support of:
    • Our web applications
    • SQL Server databases supporting the product suite
    • Data loading processes for the product suite
  • Delivering an exceptional degree of customer service; ensuring that our customers benefit from clear communications and effective resolution.
  • Utilising your SQL skills to interrogate the databases to analyse often complex problems and diagnose underlying causes.
About You
The successful applicant will have: 

(This is a placement role, no previous experience is required, however an interest in a customer facing role is essential)

  • A genuine interest in a customer facing technical support role.
  • A willingness to work independently when required and to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Accomplished communication skills and an ability to articulate complex issues.
  • An aptitude for both efficient and accurate working.
  • A good knowledge of SQL Server and database technologies.
  • C#, jQuery and Bootstrap debug skills preferred but not essential.
  • The ability to identify and analyse software issues and to expedite resolution through your own experience and through leveraging internal expertise.

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