Application Support - DV CLEARED

04 Apr 2017
02 May 2017
Tom Truman
Clearance Level
Job Type
Application Support Engineer
To provide 2nd and 3rd line support to the messaging system based C# language and .NET framework. In addition you may provide support to other Enterprise and Small Systems.

Description of the tasks
This role is to provide predominately support services for a system responsible for delivering messaging to recipients in a timely manner and in a format that can be handled by intermediary or end point IT systems. Those IT systems may be database or file systems.
You will need to troubleshoot and diagnose issues relating to the system. You will also be required to carry out modifications to the system as part of continuous service improvement. There is also a requirement in the future to provide an on call service on a rota basis, which may require a site visit, during out of office hours (including weekends)

Require skills
* .NET development (3.5,4.0,4.5) preferably using the C# language and Visual Studio 2010,2012.
* Experience using technology such as Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), TDD using NUnit, Microsoft Office development (VBA/VSTO)
* SQL Server (2008,2012) Development. Stored Procedures and T-SQL.
* XML development using XSLT, XPATH etc.
* Understanding of Web technologies including XHTML, CSS and JavaScript.
* Comfortable in a Windows Server 2008,2012 environment. Able to perform basic administrative tasks.
* Basic PowerShell scripting would be a nice to have but not essential.
* Experience in messaging systems (Email) would be a nice to have but not essential.
Other experience and qualifications
* To work in a team responsible for supporting applications requiring a variety of technical and problem solving skills.
* Proven ability to learn new skills and work using their own initiative, and prioritise requirements in line with the departmental objectives.
* Communicate clearly and effectively with all users and teams across our business as part of support process.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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