Application Specialist

For our office in Bucharest, Romania, we are looking for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Application Specialist (Job-ID: 20008)  to join our international team at the earliest possible date.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

• Manage the day-to-day operation of the Application Support team, work assignment and scheduling
• Providing technical direction and expertise in areas of application/software fixes, tuning, monitoring, troubleshooting, deployments, support, and documentation of standards and procedures for the administration and maintenance of all supported environments
• Support, maintain and perform core banking system configuration, parameterization, version upgrades and maintenance
• Troubleshooting a complex transactional application system based on MS SQL
• Design, implement and maintain functional reports in Visual Studio, Reporting Services
• 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
• Investigate problems and other requests for support and determine appropriate actions to take
• Manage requests for IT application/system access, ensuring full compliance to agreed security policies and procedures
• Monitors production system notifications and act accordantly to resolve urgent problems
• Produce management information reports
• Communication with 3rd party vendors
• Consulting internal departments, end-user support

Requirements & attributes:

• University Degree or equivalent (Computer Science or Engineering would be an advantage)
• 3+ years of relevant IT experience, 1+ year in the application support experience
• Understanding of core banking applications and banking business processes
• Experience in the analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, and maintenance of application systems based on SQL Server
• Knowledge of Microsoft products, such as Microsoft SQL Server tools, Reporting Services and SSIS packages
• Fluency in English language (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
• Willingness to mentor and coach other team members
• Able to work across multiple projects simultaneously
• Willingness 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 your CV, a motivation letter and salary expectations via the following e-mail address:

The deadline for the submission of applications is 31st May 2020. Please include the Job-ID in your application.