JavaScript Technical Support Specialist - Financial Services

Information Technology

Posted: 18/05/2017


JavaScript Technical Support Analyst - Financial Services - ASAP

Rate: £350-£400

Location: Belfast

Duration: 12 Months

McGregor Boyall are currently working with a Global Financial Organisation based in Belfast to source and secure a JavaScript Technical Support Analyst. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a client who has over a 15,000 development community.

Key Responsibilities/Requirements

  • Support Management: Manage technical support as agreed with clients, Troubleshoot major technical issues and guide team on technical issue resolution, Reduce recurring application issue using root cause analysis.
  • Technology Management: The technology organization needs to adapt as the industry changes. In some cases, this team will have to lead the adoption of new technology that gives competitive advantage.. Having a good relationship with other stakeholders is crucial. This function also includes identifying and automating opportunities for automation to improve productivity, consistency and reduce risk.
  • Customer Management: Managing customer expectation and developing good rapport with customer community through frequent communications, and forums are must for this role. The job will entail difficult negotiations on issues like green zones, risk-and-control issues etc. It is important to be able to find mutually acceptable solutions under these circumstances.
  • Vendor Management: The job requires engagement with Labor vendor. Daily communications with the support team for managing the service delivery is critical. Dealing with software vendors for licensing, upgrades, risk management, etc is also a requirement in this job.


Must have:

  • Must be a self-starter, effective listener, problem solver and team player.
  • Minimum of 8 years experience with at least 5 years of experience in JavaScript development..
  • Strong understanding of npm, JavaScript and Node.js technologies
  • Experience with Binary Repository Managers like Nexus or Artifactory
  • Experience with continuous integration tools like Jenkins and TeamCity
  • Previous experience as Technical / Support Lead for a medium to large size support team.
  • Experience working with Developers, Database Administrators and vendors, partners and contractors in the implementation of new applications or message flows.
  • Experience with Linux (shell/batch scripting & server management), Java, .Net, LDAP, Active Directory, Oracle/SQL Server database (SQL, backup & recovery)

Key words:

node.js / SQL / backup / .net / java / javascript / developer / technical support / Java / J2EE / Vendor / backend / frontend / risk / support / technology / customer / vendor

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.