Enterprise Applications Support Analyst

Information Technology London, United Kingdom


Description

Enterprise Applications Support Analyst

Summary

The company is seeking an experienced Windows Application Support Analyst to join the Enterprise Applications group.  The group is responsible for the infrastructure and operations of the 3rd party applications throughout the company. Work within the role covers a broad scope of managing and upgrading the current applications and their infrastructure as well as researching and implementing new technologies. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a vibrant and stimulating company in a diverse infrastructure role.

 

The Company

At G-Research we research investment strategies to predict price returns in financial markets across multiple asset classes. We also develop the research and execution platform to deploy these ideas in markets globally.

 

Our investment strategies, software and IT Systems are used to:

  • Evaluate, forecast and simulate investment ideas
  • Test for and control risk in investment portfolios
  • Maximise investment returns across a range of markets and products

Our software and services are used in markets around the globe and around the clock.

We offer a dynamic, flexible and highly stimulating working environment, where good ideas are prized and rewarded correspondingly.

 

The Role

The company is seeking an experienced Windows Application Support Analyst to join the Enterprise Applications group. From day one the successful candidate will be dealing with a large range of technologies and taking responsibility for looking after the applications.

The role will involve the operational side of supporting, maintaining and upgrading the applications in our infrastructure. These include:

  • JIRA, CONFLUENCE and other Atlassian applications
  • Citrix XenApp/Desktop environment
  • Enterprise Scheduling application
  • Backup infrastructure
  • System Health Monitoring applications
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • SAP and other financial applications

The Individual

The role requires a skilled analyst with a strong track record of successfully delivering and supporting projects and systems within a Microsoft Windows environment. Experience of providing automated solutions using Microsoft technologies is important, as is exposure to Windows 2008 and Windows 2012. A degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related disciplines from a top university is preferable, but not required. It is expected that the successful applicant will have at least 2 years’ experience of working in an application support role.

The following experience and skills would be preferable:

  • JIRA and other Atlassian products
  • Citrix Infrastructure
  • Powershell scripting and/or other scripting languages
  • Microsoft SQL to perform data manipulation tasks
  • Backup Exec or other backup solutions
  • Coordination and communication with 3rd party consultants/engineers

 

Compensation

Salary and compensation package will depend on experience and the skills of the candidate but will be in line with top-flight financial institutions. We offer premium private healthcare, team weekends away, social dinner and drinks all within a relaxed non corporate environment.

For more information please see: www.gresearch.co.uk