IT Application Specialist

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviews functional specifications for new applications and upgrades.
  • Assists with the creation of functional specifications.
  • Interacts with business users and software vendors to troubleshoot installation and implementation issues.
  • Communicates problems and problem resolutions to upstream support levels to improve ongoing services delivery.
  • Maintains documentation of configurations and changes.
  • Conducts orientation to new users regarding utilization of the application/software.
  • Assists users to isolate possible problems in the application/software after implementation.

• Coordinates with the application vendor/development team to resolve problems and trouble tickets
• Tests and controls changes in the production environment.

Required Background:

  • University or high-school degree, or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a financial institution IT department.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a lead IT Specialist role, working on projects is an advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in IT Technologies, applications support.
  • Advanced experience with shell scripting (PowerShell, CMD), Python, Windows Scheduler, Cyber Ark (advantage).
  • Intermediate (or better) knowledge of database models (MS SQL, Oracle), incl. scripting.
  • Intermediate (or better) knowledge of application architecture models.
  • Advanced experience with transfer mechanisms and protocols (MFT/XFB, SFTP, JMS/MQ, etc.), incl. scripting.
  • Previous programming experience and/or work in analytical positions is an advantage.
  • ITIL fundamentals.
  • Excellent technical, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills required.
  • Fluent English both spoken and written.

We Offer:

  • Background of international financial institution with a strong position on the market
  • Possibility of personal and professional development
  • Standard ING Bank employee benefits (28 holiday days, luncheon vouchers as 100 CZK/day, flexible Cafeteria budget, employer´s contribution to employee´s pension and life insurance, free flu vaccination, flexible working hours, Makro card for employees etc.)
  • Opportunity to gain experience in banking and international institution
  • Daily use of English language


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