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Application Engineer Consultant

Spring Technology

Posted on Aug 28, 2022 by Spring Technology

Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£28k - £32k Annual

Role Purpose
To perform a mixture of data migrations, process automation, general software maintenance and to support the administration teams in transitions, scheme event and other project work for a mixture of defined benefit, defined contribution, hybrid and CARE based schemes.

The role reports to the appropriate Principal Application Consultant of the Application Support Team

Key Accountabilities
*Undertake scheme data migrations, including data map preparation, query log collation, full audit and any other documentation needed to demonstrate the work has been completed to the highest standard
*Attend project meetings as required and prepare scheme information documents to ensure a smooth transition for new business
*Create automated routines, including member calculations, benefit statements and pension increases, ensuring adequate documentation has been prepared proving the routine generates the expected results
*Prepare reports and data extracts as requested by the administration team, ensuring adequate documentation has been prepared proving the extract contains the expected results
*Complete support work where required, including but not limited to; DC processing (eg leavers/monthly contribution cycles/investment Switches), pension increase and benefit statement exercises, and investigating and resolving system warnings or errors
*Monitoring of the Application Support mailbox, ensuring any work requests are logged and resolved in a timely manner, and where required, assigned to an appropriate team member
*Assist with testing upgrades to ensure system stability before global rollout
*Be aware of IT policy and guidelines and ensure all completed work adheres accordingly

Technical Knowledge and Professional Qualifications
Key Skills
*Organised approach to project work
*Highly computer literate
*Highly numerate with exceptional analytical skills.
*A sound pensions technical knowledge
*Experience with a variety of scheme types (eg DC, DB and CARE)
*Attention to detail & commitment to providing a quality service
*The ability to work independently & as part of a team
*The ability and willingness to work within a project environment, often to strict deadlines
*Problem solving skills & initiative.
*The ability to communicate effectively both verbally & in writing

*Educated to A level standard or equivalent
*A minimum of 1 years' experience carrying out a similar role within the pensions or financial services industry, or at least 3 years' experience -
*working in a pensions administration or project role-
*Advanced MS Office skills, in particular, Excel and Word -
*Knowledge of programming languages such as VB, SQL and C# -

*Relevant professional qualifications (APMI or similar)
*Knowledge of project management methodologies

Spring acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Reference: 1713605032

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