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Application Support Analyst – SQL

Job Reference: JSRS16-APPSUPPTD

Salary: Excellent

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

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Vacancy Posted: 11-09-2017

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Lancashire, England

Application Support Analyst – SQL

We are currently working with one of our largest customers who are based in Lancashire. We are looking for an experienced Application Support Analyst who can bring an extra edge to already dynamic team.


To develop and maintain computer based application systems used by the client and associated business units. Focusing on SQL Server Data Warehouse, Cognos, reporting environment, SQL Application Support (i.e. SharePoint, BizTalk) and SQL Server Reporting Services.

Knowledge and Skills:

* Educated to Degree level or equivalent experience
* Knowledge of structured design/development and ETL methodologies
* Knowledge of the following development areas:-

* SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, 2016 – DTS, SSIS, SRS, T-SQL
* Business Intelligence – preferably IBM Cognos BI suite

* Knowledge and Use of Server Operating systems such as Microsoft Server 2008, 2012R2
* Knowledge and Use of Virtualisation platforms such as VMware
* Problem solving and analysis
* Interpersonal skills (written and oral communication)
* Creativity and innovation
* Flexibility – responsibilities may require occasional evening and weekend work
* Specialist knowledge – IT technical skills coupled with an attention to detail


* Minimum 5 years SQL application support
* IBM Cognos Studio
* Writing report Specifications
* Understanding of Data Warehouse concepts
* SQL Server Development Environment
* Microsoft SharePoint would be an advantage
* Microsoft BizTalk would be an advantage

Due to the volume of applications received for positions it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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