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Application Support Analyst

As the Application Support Analyst you will look to minimise the impact of application changes and be the expert in identifying problems and resolving queries.

In recognition of the importance of IT Applications supporting the aspirations of the business we are recruiting an Application Support Analyst to join our IT Department.

You will be responsible for the maintenance of Walker Morris’s applications to ensure the service meets the business’s compliance obligations. As the Application Support Analyst you will look to minimise the impact of application changes and be the expert in identifying problems and resolving queries.

As a key member of the Application Support team you will have the opportunity to identify areas of development and proactively improve the quality of service offered. You will have the vision to explain how we can exploit technology to improve business performance.

You will work alongside experienced professionals and grow your skill set in a fast-moving and dynamic environment. This is a varied role with scope to be involved in exciting projects as the business expands, suiting an individual looking to develop and challenge themselves.

You will be passionate about driving improvements to colleague experiences, be able to work alongside others to influence and effect change and build strong cross-functional partnerships.

What you will be doing as the Application Support Analyst:

  • Support and maintain key business applications
  • Effectively manage downstream resolver groups and suppliers, through expert Service Management skills and technology awareness
  • Proactively identify and resolve problems, working closely with developers and suppliers to maintain the application
  • Ensure applications have adequate capacity for projected variance in the business size and usage
  • Provide support for Sharepoint configuration and service enhancement, through collaborative working with IT partners and other IT teams
  • Engage effectively with our Delivery colleagues to receive Projects and Changes

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in an similar application support role is preferred.
  • Microsoft application delivery platforms desktop and server, mandatory.
  • Experience of supporting multiple tier enterprise application(s).
  • Experience of working alongside 3rd party suppliers for both on premise and cloud provisioned application(s).
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience of Microsoft 365 products, Azure and apps, desirable.
  • Experience of Service Management tools configuration, desirable.
  • Experience of application testing, desirable.
  • MS SQL server knowledge and skills, desirable.
  • ITIL Foundation qualification (minimal).
  • Knowledge and experience of automation, monitoring, alerting and application performance reporting.

Why Join Walker Morris:
When you’re looking for a job, we know it’s about more than just the role. That’s why we provide the support you need to develop and grow your career. We’ve hybrid and flexible working, so you can make work and life work together for you. Walker Morris is a top 100 commercial law firm where you don’t have to fit a mould, so you can bring your full self to work.

What we offer:

  • Hybrid working –split your time between our office in Leeds City Centre and remote working, with a home working allowance.
  • Annual Leave – minimum of 25 days per year, increasing to 31 days with length of service. Also – buy/sell holidays up to 5 days per year.
  • Bonus Scheme – our annual bonus scheme recognises outstanding contributions to the firm and our ambitions. All colleagues are eligible subject to meeting the criteria of the scheme.
  • Pension – saving for retirement? Let us do the hard work for you. We auto-enrol all eligible colleagues into a workplace pension and we contribute a minimum of 5% of annual salary.
  • Life Assurance – 4x your annual salary in the event of a death in service.

At Walker Morris we are working to be an inclusive employer, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, ways of thinking and working to apply. We particularly welcome applications from Disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic as well as LGBTQ+ and non-binary candidates. Each individual brings their own unique capabilities, experiences and characteristics to their work, so you don’t have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

 

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