This is an excellent opportunity for someone to build on existing application support skills by joining a fast paced application and development team that supports a wide range of systems.
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Infrastructure & Operations professional in the NHS Digital program, designing, building and supporting the systems to provide modern digital health services to the nation.
We are looking for the right candidate to be part of our Business Applications team, to support and administer a wide range of bespoke and off the shelf applications
Our ideal candidate will have:
- Extensive experience of providing application support to users
- Extensive experience of administering large scale applications
- Experience of Service Management Tools
- Experience of Microsoft Office 365
- Understanding or incident, release and change processes
You will be working with other infrastructure and operations specialists, and a variety of other teams to achieve your goals. You will be expected to be proactive and work on your own initiative.
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate, or be capable of developing; excellent leadership and problem solving skills, negotiation and facilitation skills and be able to support NHS Digital in achieving its goals.
Applicants should note that as part of this role they may be required to work some unsociable hours. This could involve ad-hoc out of hours work to undertake system maintenance activities and to respond to service issues.
You will have a successful track record of working in a complex environment, with the ability to work autonomously. You will be responsible for working with other teams to ensure that NHS Digital's continual ability to provide services underpinned by technology.
About the rewards
In addition to a competitive salary you can look forward to an excellent contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement and various flexible working options. Perhaps the most compelling reasons for joining us, however, are the scale, scope and high profile nature of the projects you'll be working on, and the unprecedented opportunity for personal and professional development.
Applicants should be aware that this recruitment exercise may be used to fill other similar vacancies within the organisation and that we may invite suitable candidates to join our talent pool.
Interviews will be held in November 2017.