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  • Desktop Application Analyst

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £competitive plus benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday To Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 28-Jan-2021
  • Job reference: 30009

Job Description

Are you a self motivated team player with the ability to multitask whilst meeting tight deadlines? Here at Travis Perkins we’re urgently looking for an Desktop application analyst to join us permanently here in Northampton. You’ll also play an instrumental role in our upcoming Windows 10 project!

What you'll do…

As our Desktop application analyst, you’ll be responsible for making a positive difference and contributing to the development of the Service Control, responsible for the quality and version control of all Client Desktop applications in line with customer requirements. Responsible for ensuring processes and standards are followed and throughput of work is maintained.

- Ensuring that testing, UAT and OS compliance are completed for all applications prior to release and supporting the overall release management process.
- Assisting with the software discovery of each application ensuring the capture and retention of associated documentation / licence entitlement and version identification is maintained within a Master Application List.
- Working with clients to facilitate UAT testing to support ongoing OS updates, ensuring sign off and all outstanding issues are documented / reported and resolved.
- Identifying and facilitating SW version upgrades and releases throughout the SW Asset lifecycle.
- Supporting and managing a SW packaging service ensuring that all applications meet with the current packaging standards and are retired and updated appropriately so that the most current version of each application is always available.

Is this you? 

You will have experience of migrating applications from MS Windows 7 to MS Windows 10, SCCM packaging, testing, deployment and general application management. You will be able to demonstrate extensive MSI and App-V format experience and the use of PowerShell, VB Scripting, MSI and InstallShield. It is also important that you have experience of Active Directory, Registry issues and Windows File Protection.
If this sounds like something you could be interested in, please do not hesitate to reach out and apply!

What’s in it for you?

We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and are working with the best of breed software/applications as well as building bespoke innovative solutions utilising real time streaming and microservices to support our £6.9 billion company. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

You’ll be supported by some fantastic training and development and have the opportunity to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group. 

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
- Competitive bonus
- Save-as-you-earn scheme
- Buy-as-you-earn scheme
- Contributory pension scheme
- Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes plus - special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us

As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.
With over 26 businesses, 28,000 colleagues and more than 2,000 branches, stores and sites around the UK we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!


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