Technical Applications Specialist

Location
Manchester
Salary
£34794 - £41752 per annum
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Ref
88203
Contact
Candidate Services
Category
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Applications Specialist 

Position: Technical Applications Specialist 
Salary: £34,794 - £41,752 per annum 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Location: Head office, South Manchester 
Hours: 35 per week 
Benefits: Competitive pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with service, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more. 

About the role: 

Reporting to the Technical Applications Manager, the Technical Applications Specialist will be responsible for the creation and implementation of the dashboards and reports using data within the various systems utilised at Great Places The role will be focusing on business intelligence development. 

To work within technology services technical applications team in order to ensure that all dashboards and reports produced are fit for purpose. Also when required it is envisaged that the post holder will propose and recommend solutions that enable the organisation to achieve its goals. To drive forward the delivery of IT solutions throughout the Great Places Housing Group. 

About You: 

The successful candidate will be qualified to minimum GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and maths and have experience in the creation of dashboards and reports. In addition, you will have experience of working with and an understanding of SQL Server and advanced T-SQL writing skills, querying, dynamic SQL, triggers, stored procedures and query optimisation 

You should also have a solid understanding of Relational Database design and development, an understanding of SQL Server Data Warehousing theory and excellent communication skills as part of the will be to illicit end user requirements. 

A Degree level education or equivalent would be advantageous as would, experience of delivering projects, experience of web based business applications, knowledge of current housing sector environment, SQL Server Analysis Services and a knowledge of Housing Associations. 

It would be beneficial if you hold Driving licence and are a car owner. 

You may have experience of the following: Technical Applications Specialist, Application Support, Graduate Developer, Software Engineer, IT Support, Systems Analyst, Programmer, Programmer etc. 

About our company: 

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire. 

Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs. 

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential. 

Ref: 88203

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