IT Application Support and SQL Database Analyst

Our client based in Lincoln are now seeking an IT Application & Support Database Analyst to join their organisation. This is a full time opportunity for the right candidate.

The business uses an ERP system to facilitate the supply process, and offers online and IVR functionality to its customers to enable self-service.

Continuous development work is undertaken to improve the customer experience and drive business efficiencies, to enable continued high growth whilst minimising operating expenditure. The right candidate for this role will provide support to the company, ensuring that the systems run smoothly at all times.

Duties will include:

•Delivering support to existing business users and investigating and resolving application errors, data discrepancies and queries
•Working with third-party support companies on the development and implementation of system enhancements to overcome known problems or improve the user experience
•Database Administration – undertake a range of SQL Server administration tasks including managing permissions, creating SQL queries, designing SSRS Reports, archiving data, setting up test environments, managing scheduled tasks, backing up databases (SQL), tracking database performance, log file management and database replication
•Application Administration – undertake a range of administration tasks including monitoring and tracking performance uptime and capacity
•Providing holiday/sickness cover for our IT Systems Administrator including basic desktop support

The Analyst will need to be able to pinpoint problems and provide permanent fixes in an informal, fast-moving environment in which decisions are made quickly. They must also be willing to undertake some evening and weekend IT Support cover, and occasionally may need to travel to the premises of the company’s suppliers.

Essential skills required

•Significant experience of SQL and SSRS including intermediate/advanced query-writing skills and working knowledge of stored procedures
•Good understanding of SQL Server Agent and MS Task Scheduler
•Methodical and analytical approach
•Strong problem solving, decision making and communication skills

Useful addition skills:

•Knowledge/experience of MS NAV (preferably Classic client version)
•Understanding of web technologies inc. IIS, .NET
•Process automation e.g. EDI, FTP, web scraping
•Working knowledge of Visual Basic
•Intermediate/advanced working knowledge of MS Office applications
•Good working knowledge of PCs and Microsoft Office suite

In return to the company offers many benefits such as:

•21 day’s holiday plus statutory bank holiday
•Free Gym Membership (shared pass scheme)
•Fitbit smart watch (if you wish to partake in our healthy challenges)
•Free parking
•Childcare voucher scheme
•Health Scheme providing benefits such as optical and dental
•Holiday Credit Scheme – build credits and take time off in Half Term

Job Summary

Job Title IT Application Support and SQL Database Analyst
Location Lincolnshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £40k
Last Updated 06/12/2018
Reference SF43205
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