Application Support Analyst – Salary Market Related

Accountant – Salary R500k Per Annum
July 4, 2014
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Application Support Analyst with at least 2 years experience is required for a large financial services company based in JHB North.



  • Grade 12, A+, N+ or 3 Years Branch experience.
  • Itil Foundation Service ManagerCobit knowledge.
  • Knowledge of Linux and OS2 is essential.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience applicable business environment.
  • Exposure to a process modeling tool.


Experience in the following is required:

  • Linux (CentOS)
  • ·         LVS Load Balancing
  • ·         Zabbix / Nagios
  • ·         JBoss Application Server Administration
  • ·         RabbitMQ Administration
  • ·         Apache / NginX Administration
  • ·         Java Runtime Setup
  • ·         SVN / GIT Administration
  • ·         Log Analysis and Fault Finding

Basic Asterisk experience would be beneficial



  • Increase operational efficiency and suggest solutions to enhance cost effectiveness
  • Deliver exceptional service that exceeds customers’ expectations through  proactive, innovative and appropriate solutions by resolving queries fast end effective
  • Responsible for the timely and effective response of IT systems user queries and problems through the receipt and logging of problems and the co-ordination of rapid and appropriate responses
  • Mange the reduction of hours of unplanned downtime caused by faulty applications incidents
  • Manage installation of planned system solutions and changes against required System Application Plan
  • Improves user experience by pro-actively advising of issues or fixes being implemented on the system using the appropriate communication avenues
  • Translate Business Strategies into actionable goals and execute relevant IT projects / IT initiatives aligned to strategic objectives with specific performance measures and control systems to track progress
  • Comply, understand and implement all steps within IT development and meet governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements
  • The overall management of application releases (tasks, assignments, delivery, timeframes and problem fixtures)
  • Maintain and make changes to application software systems, as and when required by business, to reduce the number of production problems caused by downtime
  • Manage IT projects to ensure successful implementation  within agreed timelines
  • Manage the incident to completion of queries by trouble-shooting end user functional issues and resolves or escalates to senior applications administrator / functional / technical support where necessary.
  • Assists with first level testing of system fixes prior to placement in production environment by providing onsite implementation support if required
  • Responsible for producing reports and statistic information on the applications/systems and impact on business unit and/or segment.
  • Manage own development to increase own competencies
  • Increase job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities reading professional publications maintaining personal networks participating in professional organisations.



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