Leidos are a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.
Due to Business Growth we are now looking for a Application Support Manager to join our team.
The Application Support Manager is primarily responsible for providing technical support services as part of the Application Management Support (AMS) team. The ASM should be a first point of escalation for the customer and will also assume line management duties for a number of direct reports within the AMS team.
Demonstrable experience in application support for a large, complex and highly available IT system;
Able to perform initial triage and assign to the correct resolver group;
Able to explain and refer a technical issue to a 3rd line engineering team;
Experience of Linux or similar operating systems;
Experience of Netcool, DB2, Oracle, and Websphere products;
Exposure of development and test methodologies.
Nice to have
ServiceNow, BMC Remedy, ITILv3.
Support the Senior Software Engineering Manager in implementing company strategy throughout the AMS team;
Support development of Application Management solution offerings;
Communicate capability offerings to the Senior Software Engineering Manager;
Support and maintain customer relationships and act as POC for the AMS team;
Ensure that AMS skills are kept relevant to changing technologies of which customers take advantage throughout their service term.
Take technical ownership including the tools used to provide the service, strategy for application development/improvement and identification of potential issues to ensure the efficient and effective provision of the support service;
Ensure AMS team related SLA’s and customer promises are exceeded;
Respond to requests for assistance from L1, 2 & 3 Service Desk Analysts to ensure resolution of issues within service levels;
Take Ownership of complex Incidents and Service Requests to ensure that customers can use the business applications with the appropriate access and information required;
Take ownership of problem records to identify root causes, workarounds and solutions;
What do we do for you?
We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent.
Our reward scheme includes:
Contributory Pension Scheme
Private Medical Insurance
33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, and cycle to work scheme)
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Other Clearance
Scheduled Weekly Hours:37.5
Shift:24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Job Family:Customer Support
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.
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