SQL Application Support Analyst

 Location: London
 Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

SQL Application Support Analyst 
Salary: 50 – 60k
Posted: Mon 18 Nov 2019
Closing TBC, dependent on applications received to date

Meraki Talent is currently recruiting on behalf of an Investment firm based in the City who are looking to recruit an SQL Application Support Specialist. The successful candidate will be the first point of communication for clients, customers and colleagues who may be encountering Application Related issues. This would be the perfect opportunity for an experienced MS SQL Support candidate looking for a move into the world of financial services, or an experienced MS SQL Support candidate within FS looking for more breadth and responsibility.

Responsibilities of the Application Support Specialist

  • Understand the business strategy and contribute to the overall goals of the business through software support and development
  • Provide support to colleagues, customers and suppliers throughout the quarter end reporting period
  • Ensure that all practices and principles adopted have the best interests and needs of colleagues, customers and suppliers.
  • Maintain a technical advantage through continual training and personal development
  • Provide appropriate training to all users of the applications developed by the development team

Background of the Application Support Specialist


  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft SQL is absolutely essential for this role
  • Experience specifically supporting MS SQL is absolutely essential for this role (Development experience is beneficial but this is a support, not development role)
  • A knowledge of XML messaging and BizTalk would be preferable but not essential
  • Experience providing support within a large scale or SME business essential
  • An understanding of ITIL would be advantageous
  • A basic understanding of investment markets is an advantage

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Zeshan wants: MS SQL, Support, XML, BizTalk, ITIL


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Zeshan Humayun

I work within out IT recruitment team where I focus on but not limited to the following specialisms:
- Architecture and Design
- Digital and Web
- Cloud
- Management and Executive Functions
- Software Development / Support Testing