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Application Support Consultant (Java)


Payments Recruitment

£38,000 - £52,000 Per Annum

London, United Kingdom


Permanent | Full Time



Not specified

This is an exciting opportunity for an Application Support Consultant (with a Java Development background) to provide technical support as part of a team on a real-time (faster) payments solution for major financial services providers globally.


  • Troubleshooting incidents 
  • Providing pro-active 3rd line technical support
  • Identify & develop workarounds and/or fixes for deployment into a production environment
  • Support implementation and deployment of new releases into a production environment
  • Provide 24*7*365 technical support cover as part of an on-call/shift rota
  • Be part of a Kaizen culture: work with members of the wider team to identify sources of variance, bottlenecks and waste and help implement process and behaviour changes to constantly reduce/mitigate those.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Solid Java 8 skills
  • Experience with DevOps tools and processes, specifically Linux, Jenkins, Maven and Git
  • Must be able to work individually or within a team to ensure that defined SLA's are met
  • Positive and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent communicator, active listener and natural collaborator
  • Ability to stay focused whilst under pressure
  • Strong customer service ethos
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Logical thinker
  • Experience with a track record in supporting complex applications within high availability/high volume environments 
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.

Desirable Skills/Experience (not essential):

  • Knowledge of Akka, Cucumber, MongoDB
  • Knowledge of TDD and BDD techniques
  • Experience with real-time messaging systems
  • Experience with message-driven systems (e.g. IBM MQ Clustering)
  • Experience within Payments processing systems or Finance/Banking industry.