Application Specialist - IFS

Application Specialist - IFS

Job Title: Application Specialist - IFS
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 123134_1586947779
Contact Name: Millie Scriven
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2020 11:49

Job Description

Contract opportunity: Application Specialist - IFS

Location: This will be a nationally run virtual project the successful candidate will be attached to one site, generally the candidate will work remotely they will however be required to attend a fortnightly face to face meeting at different sites (expenses will not be paid for if the meeting is at the candidates designated site). For key stages of the project they will also be expected to travel to Glasgow for up to two weeks

Rate: £400-500 per day

Expenses: Travel paid for (between sites)

Length - 6 months

Project Info: Carry out a Major IFS upgrade from Apps 7 to Apps 10.

Database and Oracle skills - looking for someone with experience in Configuration and Release and Deployment (PREVIOUS EXPERINCE ON IFS PROJECTS IS ESSENTIAL). Apex is desirable.

General Description of Job:

  • Management of the transition of applications into the production environment. Ensure all changes are tested, documented and version controlled
  • Working with the Central IT function for the creation and management of the Application Development environments and libraries
  • Support the management and delivery of applications and configuration of the relevant installations to ensure continuous service
  • Provide a Release Management role for the promotion of application development code and configuration versions between environments
  • Responsibility for process and procedures to ensure document configuration management, modification management, build management, version controls, and gate review documentation are adhered to.
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd line support for applications. Resolution of issues to a permanent fix
  • Implementation of minor changes and new interfaces
  • Manage the acceptance and support of applications developed by third party companies. Perform documentation reviews and publish applications into the appropriate environment
  • Provide SME input to ensure applications are optimised and monitored for availability, capacity and performance

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