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Application Developer and Support Specialist

Warwick, Warwickshire
Job Type
28 Dec 2022

Are you an experienced Applications Developer looking for a new challenge? If so and you have exposure to Microsoft packages suck as VB, SQL, PowerShell, Power BI etc. we want to hear from you.

This is a great opportunity to join an experienced team who will help you develop your skills further and will allow you the opportunity to grown moving forward.

Role Profile

Align activities with the strategy and processes of the ITCS Business Applications group and the wider ITCS teams
Adhere to all relevant ITCS security standards and ensure that any software developed aligns with these
Ensure that GDPR compliance is understood and forms part of your daily routine - this may require an additional level of personal background checks to be conducted prior to handling sensitive data, and declarations signed accordingly
Provide excellent Customer service to the Telent Business by working with internal and external parties in order to bring the best of both into any solutions deployed
Provide reasonable and realistic feedback on the complexity of any software development requests such that the relevant costs can be included in the change requests (if applicable), and Business expectations set accordingly
Contribute, where required, to manage systems licence management
Monitor systems (Applications, Integrations and Databases) to ensure that they are operating as expected and take proactive measures to address issues (ideally prior to the Business noticing a failure)

Typical Deliverables

Adhere to software best practices (i.e., adopting ITIL framework principles, in particular with respect to software assurance and release management)
Develop and test software to time, quality, and cost
Deploy software onto Production environments following ITIL Change and Release Management processes
Provide effective issue resolution, communicating with end users as required
Work with external parties / partners in delivering the services
Develop collaborative working practices with the Application Business Analysts
Identify complexity / effort involved with developing and deploying solutions
Provide feedback into development timelines / costings for project solutions
Manage internal and/or external stakeholder expectations


Enjoys problem solving
Flexibility and willingness to learn quickly and be proactive in adopting new technologies and methods where applicable
Must be able to work across platforms in a mixed technology environment (obtaining the skills necessary from colleagues or training as required)
To be able to develop / trace / rectify Microsoft technologies (e.g., MS SQL, Power Shell, Power Platform / Automate, Power BI, Active Directory)
Understanding of, or willingness to learn about, communications between Business Systems and integration methods / patterns (flat-file integration, REST API webservices, SQL database link server, ODBC)


Familiarity with non-Microsoft applications
Some level of familiarity with LDAP / Identity management protocols
Some exposure to Linux operating systems and FTP servers / services


Open to different levels of professional / academic certifications - ideally the candidate will be able to demonstrate they have the right attitude and experience to thrive in the team as it is an evolving role, and their skills will need to evolve with it.
Behavioural Requirements

Good communication skills - part of the role involves resolving user issues and this requires the ability to be able to determine the root cause of the issue
Enthusiastic and logical, with an ability to collaborate / communicate well within a team environment

Excellent Employee Benefits:

Telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
Company pension scheme
A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
Occupational health support
Telent Rewards Scheme

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

Telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion.

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  • Job Reference: 847997441-2
  • Date Posted: 28 December 2022
  • Recruiter: Telent Technology Services Limited
    Telent Technology Services Limited
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent