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Job ID9000BR
Job TitleApplication Support Analyst
Position TypePermanent
Business BrandHome Credit
DepartmentIT Support
LocationBradford
Salary£23,000 +Bonus +Pension +Onsite Gym
About Us
About Us

Part of a FTSE250 financial group who have been in Bradford since 1880, we exist to help people when others will not. We are a trusted and ethical lender, lending to our customers face to face and making sure the loans we offer are manageable, understandable and exactly right for them. It is this personal, responsible approach that really makes us different.
About the Role
About the Role
This is a fantastic opportunity for an IT Support Analyst with SQL knowledge to progress their career and gain experience of working with Cloud Technology. This role will consist of the following areas of responsibility:

Incident Management
  • Own and resolve incidents and service requests for all the supported applications that come into the team queue.

Change Management
  • Own, manage and implement changes to the supported applications.

Release Management
  • Manage and deploy releases from the development environments into the live ones.

Service Improvement
  • Develop, document and maintain support processes and procedures.
  • Share knowledge and actively update the knowledge base.
  • Regularly request positive and negative feedback.
  • Implement and embrace new processes as defined by Governance.
  • Continually improve and build personal customer service ethos.

Personal Career, Performance and Development Activities
  • Monthly 1 to 1 meetings with line manager.
  • Quarterly reviews of performance against objectives set.
  • Attend Year end appraisal.
  • Identifying suitable training/coaching opportunities for self to help fulfil personal development plans.
Skills and Experience
About You

Essential Skills and Experience
  • SQL knowledge (Stored Procedures, SQL Scripting)
  • Experience of incident, problem, change and release processes (ITIL).
  • Experience of working within an IT service support environment.
  • Supporting software applications.
  • Experience of Application Monitoring / System Performance Monitoring (SCOM / Splunk/ New Relic.)
Desirable
  • A background in system integration, configuration and maintenance is highly preferable.
  • Experience in Cloud technology (Microsoft Azure).
Qualifications

Essential
  • ITIL Foundation
  • SQL Scripting
Desirable
  • Degree in an IT related subject
  • ITIL Practitioner in one or all - (Problem, change, release).
  • Knowledge in any of the following areas IIS, C#, Java, Xamarin, Powershell, SSIS and SSRS

The Benefits


The satisfaction of working for a successful and ethical business who are here to help people is a big benefit of joining us, but it is not the only one. We will invest in your development, giving you the support and training to become better and better at your job. We take the work/life balance seriously, with plenty of flexible working options. Working in a bright and refreshingly relaxed environment, you will find your opinions are valued and listened to.

On top of all this, we will give you a package including:

15% (of salary) Shift Allowance (once probation is passed.)
25 days annual leave increasing with service.
Up to 7% annual profit bonus.
Plus pension and a whole range of other benefits besides.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion EDI

Provident is one of a select group of forward thinking organisations that have signed up for the National Equality Standard NES. The NES provides a cultural assessment through the lens of diversity. It looks across all 9 protected characteristics set out in the Equality Act 2010 to ensure true inclusion in the workplace. The NES adopts a pragmatic & holistic approach to EDI and achieving it will enable Provident to showcase our business as leaders in this field.


Updated11-07-2018