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Application Analyst (Oracle Technical) - Derby

  • Job reference: SB002
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Area Managers
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Job description:
I am currently recruiting for an Application Analyst (Oracle Technical) based in Derby. Working hours are 37.5 a week (8:00am - 6:00pm Monday to Friday). You may be required to work extra hours or weekends depending on project work & team commitments. Salary between £30,600 to £36,700 depending on experience.

As part of the IT Team you will provide first class support to our Colleagues enabling them to support our Customers. Application Analysts will become subject matter experts for the applications within our estate. You will be responsible for the support, configuration, and functional analysis of various products. You will be expected to support testing, incident management, problem management and run/coordinate small scale projects and deliverables across the application suite.

Key Responsibilities
*Acting as point of technical contact for the team, business and third party vendors
*Responsible for raising, approving and coordinating changes to the Oracle database with the Database Administrator and third party vendors
*Co-coordinating and managing Oracle instance clones on a regular basis
*Responsible for doing the PIA and advising the team of the technical impact of any patches
*Managing any technical updates to the system.
*Deliver projects using Agile methods, and give staff modern, updated infrastructure and functionality
*Undertake application development and configuration to ensure that solutions are fit for purpose and easily supportable
*Provide expert second line support to the Service desk responding to tickets in accordance with agreed SLA`s to ensure customer expectations are met
*Contribute to estimates and adhere to agreed timescales to carry out development and BAU tasks to ensure business expectations are set and managed
*Contribute and adhere to robust processes to make sure the transition of initiatives from project to BAU/Support is both effective and sustainable
*Adhere to accepted BAU/Support SLA`s to ensure the day to day service to the business is both timely and effective
*Adhere to and contribute to the development of Quality Assurance (QA) procedures and plans to make sure that new developments and releases are implemented with minimal impact to the business
*Submit and represent technical changes in the CAB when required
*Preparing technical specifications and roadmaps for our applications
*Implementing, testing and integrating new applications
*Performing routine systems checks and upgrades in line with our release cycle
*Investigating and diagnosing system faults and errors

Qualifications & Experience
*Oracle R12.1.3 (Payables, Receivables General Ledger, I Expenses, Cash Management, Ebusiness Tax , Purchasing, IProc, HRMS, ISupplier, Payroll)
*Oracle Forms & Reports & Oracle SQL & PL/SQL
*Building interfaces
*BI Publisher & BI Discoverer
*Workflow
*TOAD 8.0. SQL Developer 1.5
*OAF (Oracle Application Framework)
*Java J2EE
*Alerts
*UNIX/Linux shell scripting
*Microsoft Applications
*Development and implementation of applications in a similar environment
*Working with third party suppliers and internal teams
*Exceptional communication skills
*Insight Experience

Desirable

*Experience of carrying out functional analysis and production of specifications
*Experience of Agile and ITIL methodologies
*Experience in running small scale projects

When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

*A unique benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual.
*The opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Health and Wellbeing Programme
*Employee Assistance & discounts with multiple retailers
*An impressive Pension Scheme
*28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (ability to buy and sell up to 5 days)

If interested please call Sam at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or email your CV to samantha.baker@servicecare.org.uk