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Recruiter: Yorkshire Water
Listed on: 6th January
Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary/Rate: £33,017 - £41,271
Salary Notes: + On-call Allowance + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Salary: £33,017 - £41,271 + On-call Allowance + Benefits

 
Water is the lifeblood of Yorkshire. 5 million customers use it every day, to make a round of brews, clean a mucky pup or get the washing on. 140,000 businesses rely on it to make steel, style hair or brew pints. And behind every river, reservoir and coastline looked after, every brew made, and every business supplied is Yorkshire Water.

At Yorkshire Water we believe technology holds the key to making the most of this precious resource, and taking care of it, now and in the future. We have a five-year plan that will see us investing heavily in our Technology. Enabling us as a department to focus on our capabilities, increase our delivery and responsiveness for our customers and develop skilled technical and data experts.

The Security, Service and Operations team delivers change quickly, operates our IT services securely and embraces new technology to drive service excellence for our 5 million customers and 3,500 colleagues.

We are now looking for Application Support Engineers to join us on this journey. This means no two days will ever be the same but as a Application Support Engineer you will need to really own it and can expect your role to involve:

  • Ensure business application stability and performance are engineered and maintained.
  • Provide technical analysis and resolution for complex application problems.
  • Providing software application support.
  • Performing analyses on software application functionality and recommending improvements.
  • Code solutions in respect of the technologies that underpin Yorkshire Water Operations, Customer and Corporate systems.
  • Ensuring effective front-end and back-end functionality of applications.
  • Consulting with the software development team, internal users, and technology partners to improve application performance.
  • Managing code migration across environments to ensure continued and synchronised functionality.

It goes without saying that we are looking for individuals who are great communicators and comfortable conversing and influencing senior leadership stakeholders. An Application Support Engineer who fosters a culture of excellence by defining and refining methods, standards, governance and assurance and is a technical expert and champion of data, technology and analytics throughout everything they do.

What skills are we looking for:

Essential:

  • Either experience of working as an Application Support Engineer where you have performed small changes and fixes to applications, OR, experience of working as a Software Developer in either full stack, front end or back end development.
  • Technical experience with a number of the following:
    • Cloud
    • API Management
    • C# 5 and above
    • React or Angular
    • JavaScript
    • Azure
    • .Net core
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment

How we go about doing our job really matters to us. We all care about what we do, so whatever we're working on we own it and make sure it gets done. We don't just do this on our own as we know that we're better together - whether that's with our colleagues, customers, communities or stakeholders we use the power of people to make amazing things happen. And we're not afraid to try new things, challenge ourselves and others - we're always learning as that's how we'll improve.

We're straight talking, respectful and we get things done with care and compassion, we value, understand and embrace difference. We have heart.

Although you will have a permanent friendly office to inspire collaborative thinking, and there may be occasions when there is a business need to attend the office we do offer flexible hybrid working arrangements. We appreciate that we all live busy lives and crave now more than ever a good work/life balance, so together we can discuss what this might look like for you as an individual. After all we know we are all good on our own but together there's no stopping us! 

Location: Working from home during Covid & thereafter flexible / hybrid working arrangements including our Bradford / Leeds offices

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply online by uploading your latest CV and completing the application process. 

Contact Name:
Reference: TJ/3164/751662101
Job ID: 3026561



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