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German - Application Support Engineer

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First 4 Personnel (& Temp) Ltd


£25000 - £26500 per annum + benefits

Sprichst du Deutsch?

Ben Sie Erfahrung im Technologie-Support?

Do you fly the flag for Germany – speak fluent German and have a background in Technology Support, IT Helpdesk? Then this role might be for you, if you live close to Guildford, Surrey.

What does the role involve?

  • Providing support to international clients from German speaking countries on a bespoke software package
  • Dealing with queries from clients using the program (typically: maintenance and set up of software, how it interfaces with other programs that the client might be using, back-ups)
  • Creating bespoke reports using SQL query language and Report Builder
  • Writing and maintaining bespoke XML jobs
  • Providing demonstrations on key product features to potential clients
  • Attending tradeshows and conferences

Plus you'll occasionally get to travel to German speaking countries to provide on-site support!

What do you need?

  • Obviously better German than mine!
  • Good English skills, to enable you to translate what the German speaking customer is saying and describe the issues to English speaking Developers.
  • Experience of supporting software applications or helpdesk / desktop experience, must have some technology knowledge
  • Ideally previously knowledge in SQL, XML and / or Report Builder is advantageous although training will be provided in this and the systems.
  • Strong Customer service skills and ability to resolve queries
  • Team player

What's on offer?

  • Starting salary of up to £26,500
  • Opportunity to progress your skills and experience
  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme
  • Parking
  • Friendly, casual dress environment, where everyone is recognised for their efforts
  • Team social events