Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
About the role
The responsibilities of the role are varied and encompass skills and tasks ranging from implementation to troubleshooting, as well as development on new functionality/software, upgrades and project delivery whilst collaboratively working with our customers.
What you will do:
* · Develop python programs within GIS domain.
* · Develop FME workbenches (Feature Manipulation Engine) to extract, transform and load spatial data.
* · Write and build SQL scripts.
* · Support applications and deployment of corporate GIS software (MapInfo and ESRI).
* · To operate in accordance to standards and procedures within the service area.
* · To communicate effectively and apply customer care principles at all levels.
* · Manage third party suppliers ensuring that support and costs are to the benefit of Service Birmingham.
* · To manage, propose, discuss and evaluate potential solutions with internal/external service providers and implement agreed solutions or workarounds as directed.
* · Proactively notify customers/business owners of changes, problems and projected solutions and respond within SLA.
* · Ensure team is resolving assigned incidents within agreed SLA.
* · Ensure the team responds to escalated incidents according to their priorities within agreed SLA.
* · Follow Asset Management Process and update in line with KPIs.
* · Knowledge of the Ordnance Survey Public Services Mapping Agreement.
* · Ensuring that the team is following ISO20000 policies and guidelines while undertaking job responsibilities.
* · Ability to manage the team in order to achieve service delivery within an agreed SLA.
* · Ensuring the team document new solutions and reference information in knowledgebase.
* · Manage the development of user documentation.
* · Proactively maintain and develop knowledge of specialist area.
* · Lead in team projects that enhance the quality or efficiency of support and technologies
Your experience will include:
* · Experience of supporting and developing GIS solutions in an enterprise environment.
* · Technical experience in Python programming.
* · Technical experience of utilizing FME.
* · Knowledge of providing support to a customer base across a wide range of corporate applications and desktops.
* · Experience of managing 3rd line support in relation to hardware/software incidents affecting multiple users, across the IT estate.
* · Experience of supporting/troubleshooting and data integration processes (using REST and SOAP web services).
* · Experience of supporting spatial databases (ideally Oracle).
* · Experience of backend server administration, ability to carry out scheduled tasks and batch processes.
* · Successful track record of managing a team resolving incident related calls.
* · Proven ability to identify, troubleshoot and solve high level complex, multi user problems at both a hardware/software and application level.
* · Knowledge and experience of installing a broad range of GIS and LLPG technologies on Server platforms.
* · Experience in running/managing mid-range projects from inception through to completion.
* · Excellent written communication skills with the ability to document standards and procedures, paying attention to detail.
* · Excellent verbal communication to explain solutions to customers/ high profile users in a clear and concise manner.
* · Ability to work methodically, quickly and accurately.
* · Ability to assist in the resolution of large scale, service affecting incidents and deal with customers/ colleagues in a calm and methodical manner.
* · Ability to work under pressure, to agreed timescales and be able to take charge/control in the situation of receiving a high priority incident.
* · Ability to work flexibly and as part of the middleware team to meet Service Birmingham objectives.
* · Excellent customer care/technical and managerial skills with the ability to provide advice and guidance and implement working solutions.
* · Use initiative, be self-motivated and have a positive attitude to work.
* · Knowledge of prioritising activities in line with SLAs and work to agreed deadlines in a schedule.
What’s in it for you?
At Capita, training and development aren’t optional extras: they’re how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day’s holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.
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