Senior Technical Support Specialist

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Job Type:Full Time

Job Description

Accenture Health & Public Service

Our Health & Public Services Group brings together people with first-class consultancy skills and specialist industry expertise. This group is dedicated to helping health organisations, government agencies and other public service organisations deliver better solutions for the people they serve. By leveraging your consulting, analytics, technology, operations and outsourcing skills, you’ll help clients design and implement strategies that improve the overall quality of services that are delivered to health and public sector clients 

ROLE: Technical Support Specialist

We currently require a Technical Support Specialist in our health and government space, and while no day is the same, we have highlighted a few of the exciting responsibilities in this role.

  • Solaris or Unix administration, and some shell scripting understanding
  • Provide 3rd Level Service Desk (back-end) support for the Application. This includes responding in a timely manner to the incoming incidents/service requests (i.e. ensuring all SLAs are met). 
  • Undertake root cause analysis of issues raised via service desk requests. 
  • Occasionally help the Patch Team perform Development activities for Application related problems within the application (i.e. analyse, design, develop and test small scale fixes/enhancement according to requirements, creating the relevant documentation in the process). This must be done with focus on correcting known issues. 
  • Comply with internal support processes and procedures and advice on the enhancement of these if found to be lacking. 
  • Fulfil roster requirements as part of the Level 3 Support Team
  • Independently plan and manage assigned tasks, reporting issues and status to the Team Lead.
  • Provide Level 3 technical support for incidents/Service requests assigned to the Applications Team
  • Perform detailed investigation / root cause analysis into service requests raised by the Service Desk on behalf of the users when required.
  • Help the client and other teams within the project with Application related queries whenever required. 
  • Creation and Maintenance of Templates, Processes and Procedures used to carry out the day to day support activities within the project. Advice on the enhancement of these if found to be lacking.
  • May occasionally need to help the Patch Team in the creation, analysis and design documents for application related problem fixes as part of a patch release. 
  • Perform build and test of these changes, complying with test documentation standards and procedures. 
  • Follow release management and programming standards.
  • Plan/Managing Tasks, Accenture Reporting
  • Maintain Weekly status reports 
  • Comply with Accenture reporting requirements (e.g. PWA, myT&E).

EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications 

  • Ability to solve technical problems while striving to push the technical boundaries of applications 
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to best practice guidelines 
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in both internal and client facing role 
  • Bachelor’s degree or Masters in Computer Science
Must hold Australian citizenship and hold a relevant active Defence Security Clearance (NV1 preferred).


About Accenture

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