Applications Support Analyst

SK8 6RL, Cheadle
29 Mar 2021
26 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Here at Johnnie Johnson Housing, we have an exciting opportunity within our ICT Team for an Applications Support Analyst to join us.

Joining us as an Applications Support Analyst, you will provide support and development for key applications used by the business, in particular the core Housing Management and CRM System. You will design and develop system interfaces and data transfer solutions to enable disparate systems to work together, building high quality, robust and documented software solutions. You will develop and support a network of system super users, ensuring user knowledge is up to date, systems are been utilised in an optimum manner and supported with relevant training material.

Acting as a champion for those key systems and helping to ensure that system downtime is minimised, you will be a collaborative team player, keen to play your part in the organisations ICT programme, having stakeholder engagement at the heart of your approach, as well as being keen to develop your technical skills as we move to an increasingly agile, cloud-based way of working.

About you

The successful candidate will have experience using SQL server suite of products; SSMS, SSRS, SSIS, experience creating and amending reports and good working knowledge of programming, scripting and reporting tools (SQL, HTML, C#, VB, Powershell and Crystal Reports). They will also have knowledge of Windows Servers/Desktop environments, and preferably VMWare, SAN and O365 experience. Ideally, you will have some knowledge of cloud services, such as Azure, AWS or Google Cloud.

Above all, you will have strong IT knowledge with excellent customer focused skills, driven by the achievement of high standards through outstanding service delivery. An awareness of housing regulations would be beneficial, however is not essential.

About us

Johnnie Johnson Housing is a not for profit housing association, housing over 8000 residents across the North West, North East and Yorkshire and Derbyshire. We are dedicated to helping people to live longer, live better and remain as independent as possible for as long as possible, supporting our residents to age well and love where and how they live. Committed to delivering 1000 new homes over the next eight years, as well as continued significant investment in our existing stock, now really is an exciting time to challenge yourself and make a move to a job you love doing day in day out.

You’ll be working for an organisation who are determined to provide outstanding homes and services for the people that matter most, our residents. Working together as one, we feel empowered to make changes, challenging each other to be pioneering and delivering outstanding results together.

And the benefits of working for us?

  • Annual salary £27,172.00
  • Enhanced holidays, 25 days per annum (excluding statutory holidays) rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • 35 hour working week (full time)
  • Enhanced 5% employer contribution defined contribution pension
  • Life Insurance, 1 time annual salary (additional 3 times annual salary if in the pension scheme)
  • Access to a health cash plan
  • Dynamic agile working arrangements
  • Annual celebration of People and Business success
  • Recognition scheme, with both financial and non-financial rewards
  • Opportunities to develop and grow skills and experience
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Colleague Benefits Platform
  • Values driven working environment

Closing Date: 12th April 2021

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