Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Central, Trading and Risk
  • Division:
    Digital and Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Application Support Analyst (6 month FTC) (4086)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!


The application support analyst will be responsible for supporting the production AML Watch List Filtering and Suspicious Activity Monitoring environments and Real-Time Fraud environment, and will also work to ensure the efficient delivery of projects and their transition into the operational environment.


The key duties will be:

  • Provide full support for the AML Watch List Filtering and Suspicious Activity Monitoring and Real-Time Fraud Detection production applications and environments
  • Work closely with internal users, IT teams and the vendor to understand, communicate and resolve issues.
  • Run daily processes and systems checks.
  • Test and implement relevant system changes
  • Manage and enhance the monitoring environment
  • Identify and implement process improvements through automation and scripting

Other duties will include:

  • Assist with BCP and DR testing
  • Adhere to the relevant change control and incident management processes
  • Ensure all the Groups standards and policies are adhered to

Skills and Knowledge

  • To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly (compulsory)
  • The successful candidate will have 4 - 5 years experience in the core technologies areas and will have been in a similar role for at least the last 2 years.


  • Windows Server 2012+
  • Networking principles (TCP/IP; DNS; etc.)
  • Powershell
  • Automation and configuration management e.g. Chef; Puppet or similar
  • Monitoring solutions i.e. Nagios or similar
  • Microsoft SQL – 2012+
  • Using source control and continuous integration tools e.g. Git; Octopus
  • Supporting a complex application


  • Knowledge of AML & fraud systems and processes, e.g. Actimize
  • Setup and administration of some of the technologies below
  • Tomcat Application Server
  • IBM MQ and Active MQ
  • Knowledge of ITIL
  • Knowledge of XML
  • Cloud vendor technologies

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

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