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Application Support Analyst – 6-month contract


Application Support Analyst

  • Uxbridge

Business Area: IT

Brief description

If you are an experienced Support Analyst seeking a 6-month contract to support a very busy team then we want to hear from you.

Purpose of the role

A multi-facetted role supporting both internal and external users in their use of IT applications to carry out their day to day activities.

Duties & responsibilities

2nd/3rd line issue investigations including: -

    • Owning and progressing incidents, problems and requests
    • Gaining and using an understanding of applications supported, and the business’s use of them, to troubleshoot at the application level
    • Gaining and using an understanding of underlying system configurations, data structures and integrations to troubleshoot at a lower level
  • Conduct business analysis
  • Provide Software solutions to fulfil requirements – largely report writing

Change Management: -

  • Follow applicable Change Management processes
  • Support the business users in considering and implementing process and procedural changes and manage the related systems impact
  • Agree project prioritisation with the business to ensure the greatest impact
  • Produce documentation to support changes as they occur
  • Test, implement and prepare supporting documentation

Administration: -

  • Contribute to the on-going development of system automation of tasks to remove responsibility from users
  • Undertake data cleansing work as required by internal and external clients
  • Ability to undertake data migration work between systems

Essential Skills: -

  • Previous demonstrable experience of working in an Application Support role
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of SQL via the use of SSMS
  • To have experience of workflow tools to support business processes
  • Good technical understanding of Microsoft Office products

Desirable Skills: -

  • Asset Finance experience
  • An understanding Direct Debit processes for both BACS and SEPA
  • Ability to write reports in Crystal
  • Reporting writing in SSRS Version 2008 R2 Upwards
  • Experience with SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services)
  • Experience with SSAS (SQL Server Analysis Services)
  • Experience with Outsystems and/or Microsoft Dynamics
  • Understanding of fundamental ITIL principles to Foundation level

Working hours

37.5 hours working Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 5.30 with one hour for lunch


Relevant training will be provided.

Paragon Banking Group PLC.  Registered in England number 2336032.  Registered office 51 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands  B91 3QJ.

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