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Application Support Engineer

Thomson Reuters Technology Operations 12/5/2017 7:27:34 AM Bangalore, KA India
Job Description

Level 1 Support is responsible for initial triage, trouble shooting, resolution and escalation as per service levels and documentation. Candidate will be responsible for providing First level application support in the monitoring, management and control of the TR Services as defined by the responsibilities of the Team.

Role and responsibilities:

Monitor and manage the delivery of Thomson Reuters Technical Operations 1st level to meet or exceed agreed service levels on a 24 X 7 X 365 basis. (current site coverage is only 12 X 7 X 365)

Good knowledge on Unix platform

Monitors DataScope and Content Technology applications and provide end to end incident management as an incident manager

Manages and owns 1st level problem diagnosis, escalation and restoration of service.

Owns Incident Management, Incident Coordination and Incident Communication for 1st level incidents n portfolio of infrastructures.

Liaise with the broader Tech Ops world for the business and application teams

Achieves maximum system availability and timely completion of the scheduled production workloads.

To ensure that business critical task checklists are followed and that all scheduled events are completed correctly in a timely and efficient manner

To ensure correct referral and escalation of such issues

To produce routine daily logs, exception reports and to produce reports on major service incidents

To ensure personal awareness of and adherence to established Incident Management, Change Management, and Problem Management procedures

Produces and maintains documentation as per departmental document control standards, including support documents, project plans and status reports with a focus on process improvement.

Identifies and reports deficiencies in systems, service and procedures and ensure that they are updated where necessary.

Acts as advisor to group and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems.

Provides diagnostic and troubleshooting support for systems, applications and customers.

Proactively ensures all routine and non-routine events are completed in a timely manner.

Initiates and coordinates follow-up on outstanding application, system and network problems with appropriate teams.

Drives projects as assigned to ensure completion on schedule and within scope.

Facilitates communication between shift personnel, platform groups, management, and non-Data Center groups as needed to maintain the established service level agreements.

Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules.

Highly motivated individual, with a positive & pro-active attitude to work and willingness to make changes to improve operational efficiency through innovation, process and procedure, and adopting and adapting ideas and practices from elsewhere.

Ability to act rapidly and logically under pressure, and make effective use of others in resolving problems.

Interact with Client-facing staff such as Technical Account Mgmt Teams, TRCS, SCT, etc

Required skills:

1-3 years of IT experience

Application support experience on Unix (Linux/Solaris) OS platform.

Basic Knowledge of Network, Storage and Backup concepts.

Good to have knowledge on Job schedulers like Cron / AutoSys

Basic knowledge of Database concepts.

Familiarity with ITIL, ISO and BCP concepts

Security Awareness

Reporting and Service Delivery terminology

Good soft skills including influencing, presentation, facilitation and meetings, management & feedback

Ability to multi task with attention to detail

Willingness to learn and Positive service attitude

Excellent Team skills, with ability to listen and contribute to discussions and meetings.

Customer and service focused, with determination to meet their needs.

Knowledge of IT infrastructure, change management methodologies, problem solving methodology

In depth knowledge of IT products and technologies.

Keen interest in learning and expanding knowledge of Operating systems, protocols, Thomson Reuters applications and products, and in pursuing a career within Operations.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Req #: JREQ095738
Locations: Bangalore-India
Job Function: Technology Operations
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