Applications Technician

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An exciting opportunity has arisen within Group Software who are looking to recruit an applications specialist. Responsibilities will be the day to day support of the Software Development Environment of the department.

This will involve selection, installation, configuration, integration, upgrade, administration, monitoring and maintenance of the Group Software specialist software development tools. The successful candidate will also be expected to setup and maintain the department hardware systems as well as providing specialist PC support to Group Software staff and software development teams in Renishaw.


•Managing SQL Server
•Managing SharePoint Server
•Managing TFS Server
•Experience in deploying large scale I.T. systems
•Knowledge of Software Life Cycle
•Ability to organise own time
•Configuration Management
•Change Management
•Proficiency in evaluating, using and demonstrating full capabilities of certain software tools
•Training users and preparation of supporting documentation


Key Requirements


•A minimum of six GCSE A-C passes (or equivalent), including Maths and English.
•A minimum of 3 A Level passes (or equivalent), including Maths or IT related.


Desirable Education


•Further education (HND, BTECH or Degree) desirable

Person specification

Desirable traits:
•attention to detail
•good organisational skills
•a clear and rational thinker
•a good problem solver
•ability to take and use initiative
•happy to be part of a team
•able to work independently



When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a  9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.


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