Senior Application Support Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S.W.I.F.T. s.c.r.l.
  • 12 Feb 18 2018-02-12

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  • Resolve moderately complex problem management issues by investigating and devising solutions for systems/ operations. Activities include and are not limited to conducting or participating in installations, configuration setups, error message handling, testing solutions, operational procedures in accordance with the established process and procedures
  • Design, develop and test supporting tools to aide in problem management analysis
  • Design, develop, test and deliver Oracle Database Administration process, policy, tools and procedures for continued, error-free operation of the FIN Critical Databases in Production Analyse, alternative approaches, etc.
  • May prepare and complete installation documentation and operating procedures
  • Actively participate in design review meetings for small to medium size/complexity/risk projects
  • Participate in system/network projects/enhancements by representing the department and providing technical advice/ solutions ensuring adherence to documented processes and procedures and risk mitigation efforts
  • Review complex problem situations, including via on-call, and identify preventive measures and improvements to processes, procedures, or tools and implement these as required
  • Interact with network services, software systems engineering and/or applications development in order to restore availability of services and/or identify root cause of complex problems
  • Provide technical guidance and act as mentor to less senior team members


  • University degree in IT / Engineering or equivalent Experience
  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar position in a technical support environment including debugging and problem analysis in support of mission critical applications and services
  • Strong problem solving orientation and skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Disciplined and process oriented attitude
  • Demonstrated leverage of a methodical and analytical mind-set during problem investigations and management of incidents
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • OS: HPUX, RHEL, Solaris, Window
  • DB : Proficient working knowledge of Oracle DB
  • Programming languages: Scripting languages, including ksh and Perl
  • Network technologies: TCP/IP, DNS, Firewall, ADC, VPN
  • Experience and knowledge with the technologies are a plus:
  • Entrust SM knowledge along with HSM technologies
  • Middleware: Tuxedo, MQSeries
  • Public Key Infrastructure technologies
  • Apache Tomcat and Weblogic