IT Support Analyst

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary TBC
Published 11 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Jane Donnelly
Job ref jd86_1565791256

Job description

IT Support Analyst

Location: Belfast

Salary: TBC


Grafton Specialist Recruitment has been retained to recruit an IT Support Analyst based in Belfast.


The Role

We are searching for a talented Microsoft stack developer with experience in C#, .Net and SQL and who can create web applications that take into consideration all aspects of development architecture design including performance, scalability, coding, caching, security, encryption, session state management, and error logging and testing.

We want candidates who are driven, eager and work to the highest standard.

The IT Support Analyst must consistently analyse the impact and severity of issues to ensure correct prioritisation, whilst providing guidance and feedback to the internal teams. This feedback will fuel decisions about the future direction of the evolving products and the company itself.


BAU Support

  • Responding to client requests in correlation with their contracted service level agreements.
  • Resolving clients support requests via customer support platform and telephone
  • Escalation of requests to the relevant teams whilst ensuring prompt follow up
  • Reassign or escalate incidents and requests to on-site third line support, third parties or other teams where appropriate, discussing fully with colleagues
  • Liaise with all third-party services to ensure support queries are investigated and resolved efficiently
  • Referring client requests for advice and consultation to Account Managers where necessary

Reporting and Analysis

  • Suggest/implement improvements and raise awareness of areas of concern in relation to support/business processes or procedures
  • Review key system statistics and data trends in order to improve system usage and user adoption
  • Analyse support queries and identify additional tools which could be implemented to reduce 1st, 2nd or 3rd line support requests
  • Regularly analyse client's feedback for system improvements/recommendations
  • Creating and providing of regular reports internally and externally to customers
  • Analyse support/business processes and procedures to ensure they are efficient


  • Responsible for the overall quality of the fixes and issues which are delivered to clients and to internal/external testing teams
  • Communicating support tasks and issues to the rest of the team
  • Directing and ensuring tasks and issues are being carried out and resolved successfully



  • Bachelor's degree in IT or Business Studies (Note: Relevant commercial experience may be accepted in place of a degree certification)
  • Minimum 1 year in Customer Support, preferably in an IT environment
  • Proven ability to prioritise issues raised by clients
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with internal teams and the general public/clients
  • Excellent telephone manner and communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle and break down complex requirements


In return

You will receive a fantastic package, the opportunity to work for a key player in the industry and the opportunity to develop your career in a supportive environment.

  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days annual leave (excluding public holidays)
  • Work on innovative projects with ambitious clients in Ireland and the UK
  • Flexible working hours
  • Continuous Training Opportunities
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Regular team building activities
  • Vibrant modern offices in the City Centre
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme


Contact Details & Deadline

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to at Grafton Recruitment by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV.


  • (You must have the full right to work in the UK)


The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Senior Manufacturing, Procurement & Supply Chain & Medical, Health & Social Care.


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