Application Support and Development Officer – Ref: RT42318

Walsall Borough
£25,212 - £29,614 per annum
04 Jan 2019
05 Feb 2019
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Application Support and Development Officer – Ref: RT42318

  • £25,212 - £29,614 per annum
  • Permanent contract, working 37 hours per week

Want to join a fast moving workplace where no two days are ever the same? At Walsall Council ICT we support and develop a wide range of business applications, whist pursuing an ambitious program of work to improve our digital capability. 

About You:

As an Applications Support and Development Officer you will provide application support for ICT applications used by the various business areas of Walsall Council. You will be required to assist Senior Application Support and Development Specialists in any software development activities relating to the support of these Business Applications.

You will have some experience in a 1st or 2nd line support role and be familiar with some of the following development technologies: Visual Studio 2010 or higher; .Net Framework; VB; C#; Model View Controller; Perl; Java; SQL; Transact SQL; XML; jQuery; E-Forms; MS Access

You will be able to work independently dealing with support calls and cooperatively with colleagues to resolve outstanding calls.

About Us:

ICT Technical Services are responsible for the provision of ICT Service Desk, Infrastructure (Data Centre, Networking and Desktop), Applications Development and Support Services for the whole of the Council and partner organisations.

The successful candidate will be joining ICT at a time of growth as we work together to help move Walsall council towards achieving its Digital Transformation agenda. This important post will operate within the Application Support and Development team.

For this role the successful candidate must undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.  BPSS is the minimum standard to ensure the identity and integrity of an employee who has access to official information using secure networks linking central government and local authorities.  A BPSS check involves four main elements; Identity Check, National and Immigration Status, Employment History (last 3 years) and Verification of Criminal Record (unspent convictions only). 

Closing date for applications: 3 February 2019
Interviews will be held during week commencing 18 February 2019

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