City of London, London
£65000 - £68000 per annum
6 months ago
Application Support Lead/ SQL
This is an excellent opportunity for a an experienced application support lead responsible for the technical supervision of a team of 10 who provide 2nd level support for a range of vendor and internally developed financial applications with early/late day shifts and overnight/weekend on-call support. Responsible for the prioritisation and delivery of all incident and project work carried out by the team and expected to take the lead in detailed technical analysis and major incident resolution
The applications are predominantly running in a Windows Server environment with MS SQL databases, SSRS & SSIS. There are around 20 mission critical applications supporting in excess of 1000 business users (predominantly Investment Managers, Financial Planners, administrators and support staff) together with a larger number of smaller applications supporting specific processes and business functions
Experience with Portfolio Management, Wealth Management and/or Trading environments would be advantageous
Degree in IT related subject preferable although not essential.
The suitable candidate will be a well experienced Application Support senior analyst/lead with excellent knowledge supporting financial applications within a high-paced Investment Management environment
Experience of applying logical and systematic trouble-shooting techniques of application support issues
Candidates will have at the very minimum of a 3 year's SQL and Windows server experience
Knowledge of SWIFT SAA/SAG environment support, FIX messaging, Fiserv Accurate and/or MS Dynamics CRM advantageous.