Windows Operation Analyst

The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Advisory, Solutions, Applications and Infrastructure. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. We are operating on three countries located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France.

For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Windows Operation Analyst.

Category

Application Services

Function

Analyst Progammer
Consultant (Specialist)
Developer / Programmer
System Engineer / Administrator

Language(s)

Dutch
English
French

Reference

190611/0526

Location

Braine-L'Alleud

We offer

  • A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
  • A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
  • A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
  • A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

Your profile

A background in development on Windows Server is essential (System Engineering experience is not required for this position). However, it's not a mission of pure development, the candidate should be interested in the various aspects of integration of applications running on a Windows infrastructure (Security, network, middleware).  

Essential skills: 

  • Windows Server (2000 and/or 20032012/2016) 
  • Visual Basic (VB6 and/or VB.net) .NET applications 
  • SQL Server (2000 and/or 2005)2016 
  • Scripting (VBS and/or Perl) Powershell 
  • MS Internet Information Server (IIS) 
  • MS COM+ 
  • PERL scripting 
  • ASP.net 
  • Notions of security & architecture (clustering, load balancing, DMZ) 
  • Problem solving and lateral thinking mind-set 

Experience of working in a similar, high availability environment (Conscious and focussed on the controls required to assure the required service levels) is a plus.

Your role

Production Integration ensures the transition of Windows applications into the production environment: 

  • We deploy applications within test, pre-production and production environments 
  • We implement operation scripts, procedures, and tools. 
  • We analyze the impacts of a new/modified applications on the production environment. 
  • We ensure applications can be operated into the production environment in a simple and efficient way. 
  • We organize the scheduling of jobs, processes and tasks into the most efficient sequence, maximising throughput and utilisation to meet business requirements.  

The main part of the job involves: 

  • Deployment and Configuration of Windows applications for the test, pre-production and production environments (automated & manual), liaising with the developers, testers and infrastructure experts (system engineers, security engineers, DBA, etc). 
  • Validation of the operational documentation (including scenario of launch in Production) for the deployment and configuration of Windows application. 
  • Creation and validation of procedure and operational scripts to automate the deployment and configuration of Windows application ensuring the traceability of launch activities. 
  • Review of the architecture of the applications and ensure they can be released into the production environment in a simple and efficient way according to internal guidelines. 
  • Provide second level support to Production Operations – available for on call duties during certain weekends.