Batch Operator / Technician

Location: Surrey, England Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Financial Services Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Gautam Raval

Batch Operator

My client within financial services based in Surrey are recruiting for a Batch Operator.

As a Batch Operator you will lliaise with the Manager, IT Service Delivery, conduct of computer operations, general operating support to users, system housekeeping and security back-up services to the Group in relation to its Mainframe, Unix, Local Area Network, personal and other computerised facilities including all back-up, security and housekeeping routines in accordance with established procedures.

As a Batch Operator you will be involved with the following:

*Undertake Batch processing of the group's core banking software solution in line with established procedures.

*Maintenance of systems established to record and control effectively the movement, location and usage of group computer equipment and software taking account of relevant legislations as it affects such equipment.

*Provision of assistance to the Manager, IT Service Delivery, in the production and maintenance of in-house procedure and control manual documentation.

*Provision of services to Users in accordance with agreed standards, scheduling of production runs, housekeeping tasks and output preparation.

*In liaison with the Manager, IT Service Delivery, the periodic testing and maintenance of computer contingency plans designed for use in emergency.

*Provide assistance, as necessary to the Group IT function, in the support and development of Group Mainframe, Local/Wide Area Networks and standalone personal computing facilities in relation to both operating and application systems.

*As instructed by the Manager, IT Service Delivert, assistance with regard to the contacting of third party suppliers in relation to computer equipment purchasing and consumables, and the maintenance of relevant records.

*Provision of Group helpdesk facilities to assist users in the resolution of equipment, software and general difficulties.

*Attend Internal or External meetings in connection with relevant issues as requested by the Manager, IT Service Delivery and Support.

*Undertake any other related tasks requested by the Manager, IT Service Delivery or his/her Line Superiors.

Essential skills:

*Banking / Financial experience
*Min 2 years' experience as Batch Operator
*Good IT skills
*A keen attention to detail
*Calm and efficient under pressure
*Problem solver
*The ability to work independently and as part of a team
*Good verbal and written skills, able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels
*The ability to respond to enquiries promptly, accurately and efficiently

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