Application Engineer

Technical | Marlow or Manchester

Reports To:

Systems Operations Manager


Competitive plus excellent benefits

Softcat is one of the UK’s leading technology solutions businesses. Thanks to the success and growth of our services, we offer an increasingly broad range of tech careers. There could be a bright future for you if you’re interested in software, networking, analytics or cyber security.

Success. The Softcat way.  

Softcat is a £1billion+ technology solutions business and trusted partner to names like Apple, Microsoft and Adobe. Offering a growing portfolio of services including software licensing, cyber security and IT infrastructure, we give our technical teams the tools and support to make exciting things happen. This is where to achieve more for your career.

Your Role

In your role as Application Engineer, you will work in our Systems Operations Team supporting a range of key business applications and solutions. Initially you will focus on developing a good understanding of our existing IT estate ahead of becoming the primary point of contact for a range of our BI, Web, Integration and Database solutions. 

This critical role offers a fantastic opportunity to build up skills across full-stack technologies whilst having a high level of interaction with both technical and wider business teams.

What we need from you

  • Self-motivation and a passion for technology
  • Strong communication skills
  • An understanding of database systems e.g Microsoft SQL Server
  • Exposure to one or more development languages e.g T-SQL, C#
  • ETL experience e.g moving and transforming large amounts of data, working with SSIS (desirable)
  • Experience working with reporting tools e.g PowerBI, QlikView, or SSRS (desirable)
  • Ideally have (but not essential) Experience in a support environment (desirable)


We offer good rewards packages for all our roles. The benefits include pension scheme, 22 days’ holiday (rising to 25 after a qualifying period), a day off for your birthday, and health & dental care (after a qualifying period).

Apply now

To become part the success story, please apply now!

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.