Application Technical Support Analyst - £45-50k plus bens

  • Permanent
  • Reading
  • Posted on May 22nd, 2019
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Application Support Analyst



Technical Support Analyst required for a leading global service provider.  This is a permanent opportunity to join a growing organisation and join a flexible mature organisation.

This is a technical support analyst role based in Reading, working as part of a highly important critical team, to deliver exceptional technical support to a customer base.

The team has responsibility for all technical post sales activity at both 1st and 2nd line level, supporting 300+ customers, across multiple platforms and platform versions.

All customer activity is SLA based, to ensure continuity of service is provided at all times.

You will be supporting with trend analysis and proactive continual improvement of the Support function.

Key skills and experience includes:

  • Good working knowledge of web/internet applications and their structure
  • Technical understanding of relational databases and application protocols
  • Evidenced experience of conducting business analysis activity
  • Technical and system documentation
  • Technical application experience (Eg. SQL Server/T-SQL)
  • Technical skills using multiple operating systems (Eg, Windows 2008 server, 2012 server, Windows 7 & 8 etc)
  • Responding to customer queries (calls, emails, work requests) and then logging and taking action accordingly, including prioritisation and compliance with customer SLA’s
  • Responding to system generated alerting, including the utilisation of a range of investigation and resolution activities
  • Triage of incidents and intelligent escalation where appropriate


Root cause analysis where appropriate, Eg:

- Reviewing system log files / Understanding and searching SQL code (or other tools as appropriate) / Analysis of data within Excel (or other tools as appropriate)


Updating customer communications and documentation, Eg:

- Emails / Change log / Incident log / Tickets / Work requests / Internal team processes


Administrative activities for provisioning and support customer environments, Eg:

- Create new customer web ports or network level data connections / Regression testing of new implementations and changes / Changing message routing o Custom reports / Maintaining customer & supplier information

Cover the on-call rota as required our services are 24x7x365 (normal pattern is 2 days in 8, but this may vary when there is a need for additional cover)

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