Technical | Marlow or Manchester
Systems Development Manager
Marlow or Manchester
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.
As Applications Analyst you will work in our Systems Development Team taking responsibility for the ongoing development of some of Softcat’s primary systems. Initially supported by our incumbent Applications Analyst you will first focus on developing a good understanding of Softcat’s current use cases whilst building your product knowledge. Following this you will quickly move to become the primary interface to our key business users and our development partners as you drive Softcat’s ongoing use of the platform. This exciting, non-technical opportunity offers a great route into a business facing IT role.
You’ll be responsible for running user and stakeholder workshops, documenting requirements / user stories and working with our partners and our IT PMO team to determine time and cost impact of each story. You will own the user story backlog -assessing business benefit and prioritising (challenging as needed, and regularly engaging with existing users to identify any processes that could benefit from development.
What we need from you
- Exposure to end user applications such as a CRM, Finance or Service Management system
- Self-motivation and a passion for technology
- An analytical, process driven mindset – able to understand complex business workflows
- Good communication skills – both verbal and written
- Some experience of requirements elicitation / gathering
- Previous experience as a super user or similar would be highly beneficial
We offer a good salary and benefits package including a pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare cash plan and access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all things perks and benefits at Softcat. It’s designed to give you the flexibility and choice to suit your lifestyle and needs - there really is something for everyone. So whether it’s activity passes or technology discount vouchers you’re after, or you would prefer to buy extra holiday for yourself, or add your partner or family to some of the benefits… it’s entirely up to you. We’ll even give you an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday.
To become part the success story, please apply below 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.