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Senior Application Support Analyst


Salary Package: Up to £400 per day + on call rate of £53
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Consultant: Nicola Beattie
Posted: 24/01/2019


Berry Recruitment are working with the Government to find an Application Support Analyst to work with BPDTS (Benefits Pension Digital and Technology Services), which was established in 2016 to take over the delivery of a number digital services that DWP.

Role: Senior Application Support Analyst
Contracting Authority: BPDTS
Contract Length: 5 Months
Location: Newcastle
IR35: Out of Scope
Salary: £400pd and on call rate of £53.33ph
Security Clearance: SC Clearance (must have before going on site)

Normal working hours with overtime

Experience in similar role for DWP having worked for BPDTS, DWP, DXC or other companies is essential, as well as experience in working with JAVA and Webspere!


  • As an Application Support Analyst the applications you will be supporting are critical to DWP.

  • You, along with the team (of around 5), will be responsible to ensure these are kept online and running as they affect thousands of DWP users, who in turn provide services to millions of vulnerable UK citizens.

  • We serve people from every possible background from all across the UK, and we are looking for applicants who reflect that diversity and who share our values on equality.

  • You will be energetic with a positive outlook and have the ability to motivate yourself and your colleagues in the team through challenging times.

  • You are technically gifted with an investigative way of thinking and enjoy the challenge of getting stuck into issues to find out why things aren’t working.

  • You are someone who is able to work under pressure and accustomed to change. Your strong technical background will allow to learn and picks up skills fast.

  • Ideally, you would have had a role within application support and specifically VME in the past.

Your role

The Application Support Analyst supports multiple live applications, liaising with all areas of the business. These roles are specifically in VME/Legacy skillsets and knowledge is needed to hit the ground running.

If you think you are perfect for this role, please contact Nicole Beattie at Gosport Berry on 02394-217940

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.