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Application Specialist - IFS

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  • Location

    Hamilton, South Lanarkshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £350.00 - £400.00 per day

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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General Description of Job:

* Management of the transition of applications into the production environment. Ensure all changes are tested, documented and version controlled
* Working with the Central IT function for the creation and management of the Application Development environments and libraries
* Support the management and delivery of applications and configuration of the relevant installations to ensure continuous service
* Provide a Release Management role for the promotion of application development code and configuration versions between environments
* Responsibility for process and procedures to ensure document configuration management, modification management, build management, version controls, and gate review documentation are adhered to.
* Provide 2nd and 3rd line support for applications. Resolution of issues to a permanent fix
* Implementation of minor changes and new interfaces
* Manage the acceptance and support of applications developed by third party companies. Perform documentation reviews and publish applications into the appropriate environment
* Provide SME input to ensure applications are optimised and monitored for availability, capacity and performance

Key Technical Skills / Experience:

* Good knowledge of IFS 7 SP3.5 - Centura/IEE ERP Application Suite including
o Centura client
o IEE & Web Portals : Foundation
o Service Management
o Financials
o Call Centre
o Document Management
o Project
o HR
o Mobile
o Distribution
o Procurement
o Time Management
* Good knowledge of Programming Languages, Libraries & DBMS including
o Oracle Application Express (APEX)
o PL/SQL, SQL (Oracle/T-SQL/ANSI), C#, ASP.NET, ASP, VB 6.0, Winforms, WPF, HTML, CSS, XML, XLS, JavaScript, XHTML, CSS, jQuery
o Oracle (8i-11g), MS SQL Server, Java (Oracle JVM)
* Good knowledge of Tools, Applications & principles including:
o PL/SQL Developer, Oracle SQL Developer, Visual Studio 6 - 2013, SSMS, SSRS, Client-Server, Agile
* Worked in a challenging and complex organisation and demonstrable experience of supporting business and technical change
* Ability to deal with and manage conflict whilst building successful business relationships across a range of stakeholder groups
* Resolution of technical application issues and problems with the operational teams
* Experience of working with / through problems and issues to meet agreed SLAs
* Managing the resolution queue of IT software application issues and problems through a Service Desk platform
* Understanding the alignment between technical applications and business requirements

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