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Applications Analyst (Flexible location)

Job Role

Seetec is evolving. Not only is the shape of the business changing, but the IT function (Digital & Technology Services) within it is transforming. We're look for top-performing managers and staff to help shape the new organisation and there's never been a more exciting time to join such a dynamic team. With your help, our systems will be more modern, secure and reliable, allowing the business to do what it does best - unlock people’s social and economic potential by helping them into work, develop new skills or turn away from crime.


Digital and Technology Services is focused on ensuring current and future investment in technology to maximise the opportunities to support Seetec from a technological perspective. Bringing a new focus to understanding and supporting the business functions will be key in exploiting technology to deliver positive business outcomes.  Service Management is a vital element ensuring (DTS) Services are delivered to provide continuity of operation to agreed levels of service in support of business operations.
Join our team as Applications Analyst to perform application development, maintenance and system configuration activities for all line-of-business applications ensuring the management of risk and secure operation including any associated application upgrades and interfaces to applications within other business areas and to assist with management reporting requirements.


You will also be responsible for delivering support in accordance with the work allocation, performance, training and development plan on a day-to-day basis as a member of the Applications Support team.


Our successful candidate will be educated to A Level or equivalent by experience and hold Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) or equivalent qualification.  We also need your leadership skills to manage a small team successfully delivering critical business applications.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively within a team of Application Analysts to meet required Service and Operational Levels, and application performance objectives.
  • Follow agreed processes and procedures in delivering applications and services, including the management of security and risk.
  • Resolution of Application Incidents, Major Incidents and Problems to ensure quick resolution to meet agreed service levels.
  • Implement approved requests for change as needed to maintain a current applications environment aligned to business requirements.
  • Implement, Release and Deployment process for all applications installations, upgrades, patching and changes including regulatory and legislative requirements ensuring applications are optimised in support of business operations.

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Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Educated to A Level or equivalent by experience
  • Must demonstrate experience of managing small teams successfully delivering critical business applications
  • Hold Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) or equivalent qualification
  • Qualification or high level of demonstrable capability with relevant vendor business applications
  • Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of, and capability to work within, relevant ICT related standards including HMG Security Policy Framework, IITIL V3, ISO/IEC38500, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 22301, ISO/IEC 20000, PRINCE2 and MSP
  • Evidence of continual professional development to keep pace with technical and business change that meet defined SFIA V7 competencies.

Desirable

  • Experience of working within a large public-sector organisation (Council / Local Authority / NHS / University etc.) delivering hosted services to stakeholders

Additional Information

Salary: £34,255 - £40,300 pa (dependent on experience)
Location: Flexible Location/ remote working 
Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday- Thursday 8.30 am - 4.30pm Friday (Full Time)
Closing Date:  19 January 2022

Due to Covid 19 - Interviews will be undertaken via Teams


Benefits: 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays + Birthday Day off, Pension, Competitive Salary, optional discounted Medical and Health Cash Plans, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Eye Care Scheme, access to a wide range of local and national discounts.

Seetec  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.


Dependent on the role applying to you may be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS/DS) check. Seetec support the recruitment of ex- offenders and will not discriminate in anyway.  Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”

Seetec is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

If you require assistance with your application or an alternative format please contact the recruitment team on 01702 201070