Application Specialist

For our office in Frankfurt, Germany, we are looking for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Application Specialist (Job-ID: 19037), to join our international team at the earliest possible date (parental leave replacement limited to 1 year).

Main tasks and responsibilities:

• Support and maintenance of the core banking applications
• Perform core banking system configuration, parameterization, version upgrades and maintenance
• Support the ongoing projects
• Provide support for the testing of new and existing software applications
• Participate in the process of integrating and releasing new application/software functionality, ensuring all service acceptance and operational deliverables have been successfully developed and agreed prior to handover, through the formal change management processes
• Troubleshooting a complex transactional application system based on MS SQL
• Investigate problems and other requests for support and determine appropriate actions to take
• Design, implement and maintain functional reports in Visual Studio, Reporting Services
• Manage requests for IT application/system access, ensuring full compliance to agreed security policies and procedures
• Monitor production system notifications and act accordantly to resolve urgent problems
• Create management information reports
• Communication with 3rd party vendors
• Consulting internal departments, end-user support

Requirements & attributes:

• University Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Engineering
• Relevant IT experience
• Understanding of Client Server application environment with advanced capability to read write and execute SQL statements/scripts and diagnose data issues
• Experience in the analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, and maintenance of application systems based on SQL Server
• Understanding of relational databases and object-oriented programming
• Knowledge of Microsoft products and Microsoft SQL Server tools
• Understanding of Core Banking Applications
• Understanding of banking business processes
• Fluent in English language, both spoken and written
• Self-starter, well organized and motivated
• Ability to work under pressure and establish priorities
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
• Desire to learn and develop skills further
• Responsible and reliable
• Willingness to mentor and coach other team members
• Able to work across multiple projects simultaneously
• Availability to travel

Our offer:

• A substantial degree of flexibility, allowing for an autonomous approach to performing duties
• Challenging and varied work
• Flat management structure
• Long-term prospects with plenty of opportunities for professional development and growth
• Excellent team-oriented and international working environment

If you think you fit the profile, we look forward to receiving your application in English, including CV, motivation letter, and salary expectation, at the following e-mail address:

The deadline for receiving of applications is 23rd March 2020. Please include the Job-ID in your application.