Application Support Analyst
Application Support Analyst | Stoke-on-Trent | Competitive Bonus Shift Allowance & Benefits Synectics Solutions are a leading force in the provision of innovative data driven business solutions. For more than 20 years we have specialised in building complex data management and software products for well-known companies around the world. The Role Due to growth of our specialist Fraud detection system SIRA, we currently have a position for a application support analyst to join our busy application support team. 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: SIRA web application product SQL Server databases supporting the SIRA product Data loading processes for the SIRA product - 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. The successful applicant will have: - 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 dubug 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.