Applications Support Specialist
4th October 2019
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We have an exciting opportunity at Tideway for an Applications Support Specialist to work within a small IS team on several important projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for configuring and supporting SharePoint Online solutions to support and improve the way Tideway manages and shares its information. There is also a potential opportunity to support other applications.
The exceptional candidate will hold value in working within an exciting company focused particularly on interesting, information management and SharePoint projects. This position suits an experienced individual who has gained exposure to Office 365, SharePoint Online and some Dynamics CRM.
Proactive advice and guidance on Microsoft Services/Roadmap and the impact this will have on Tideway's Portfolio and leading the day to day project delivery activities and reporting project status to ensure that relevant deliverables and activities are completed on time, adhere to governance, are within approved budget, and provide desired business value
Support bug fixes and enhancement requests relating to Tideway's Microsoft Applications
Configure applications using out-of-the-box functionality
Ensure IS application support incident and request tickets are managed in line with agreed SLA's
Support the assessment, development, testing and implementation of changes
Work with 3rd parties including Tideway managed service partners as and when required
Assist in the development of ad hoc reports, dashboards and workflows for business users in SharePoint as and when required
Adhere to Enterprise Information Management, Architecture, Cyber Security, Change Control, ITIL v3, Quality and Safety principles and policies
SharePoint Online, its associated custom code and where possible amending to use out-of-the-box functionality
Maintain up to date documentation on systems and processes
Provide 2nd and 3rd line support for SharePoint Online and potentially some other software applications used at Tideway
Understand Tideway's Application and Data architecture and associated flows and dependencies
Maintenance of the existing applications/SharePoint sites
Hands on experience in using development tools and deploying Microsoft applications in Azure and SharePoint Online
Support enhancement requests and bug fixes relating to principal Tideway enterprise applications in Microsoft SharePoint Online, associated custom code and out of box solutions
If requested by management to participate with out-of-hours standby rota to help resolve any major issues out of hours (standby allowance provided)
Support application upgrades as and when required
Manage the delivery and integration activities with service partners and 3rd parties with strong customer focus and drive to resolve issues within agreed SLAs
Support monthly patch cycle and coordinate testing with the business when patching supported apps.
The ideal candidate will have the following experience and skills:
Experience of support MS SharePoint Online and Azure hosted applications
Experience of using development and deployment tools such as Visual Studio, Azure portal, SQL Server Management studio, Azure storage Explorer etc.
Experience of supporting in an Office 365 and Azure environment
Experience of designing, developing and deploying no-code applications using PowerApps, Microsoft Flow and Forms in Office 365
Experience of working with content migration tools, eg Sharegate
Experience of working with SharePoint designer in order to troubleshoot existing workflows
Proven experience of working in an Application Support environment, supporting multiple applications.
An understanding of Business Information Management or working in a construction environment would be useful
Experience of maintaining Microsoft SQL environments.
Good problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to determine the approximate impact of issues quickly
Customer focused with the ability to communicate with users at all levels
The ability to work under pressure and balance competing priorities
Effective communicator with the ability to provide clear updates when issues occur
Strong analytical skills, with good attention to detail
A logical thinker with the ability to drive change
Passion for technology and skill growth.
The Tideway project involves constructing a 25km tunnel under London's river that will prevent the tens of millions of tonnes of pollution that currently pollute the River Thames each year. This necessary expansion of London's sewer network is due for completion in 2024 and is happening across 24 construction sites in London. These span from Acton in West London to Beckton in the East, and many are located on the river edge in the centre of the city.
Diversity helps to make London a great place to live and work, and we aspire to this diversity being reflected in our workforce. We know that diverse teams contribute new and different ways of thinking and working and raise overall performance. We also know that people are at their most productive when they feel included and valued. That's why diversity and inclusivity are key to our business strategy.
We are one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a proud signature of the Ban the Box' campaign, and Disability Confident Committed Employer.
We pride ourselves on providing employment for disabled employees, providing support and adjustments during the recruitment process, and wherever needed in the working environment. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for suitably qualified disabled applicants.
What we will offer you
Private Medical Insurance
Matched Pension Scheme
30 days leave
5 days of paid volunteering
Season Ticket Loan