Who we are
We’re a multi-channel retailer of maternity wear, babywear, and nursery products; with nearly 90 beautiful stores in the UK and ROI.
From humble beginnings our teams have expanded to almost 900 people across all our sites!
We believe we can add value by creating ethical employment in a business environment, which respects everything we hold important : Our people and our planet. That’s our passion!
What we expect from you
Do you get a kick from solving systems problems? Do you have a passion for finding out how things work? Have you got the knack for sharing your technical knowledge in a non-techy way?
Then we may have your next position!
We’re looking for an Application Support Engineer to join our dynamic IT Operations team. The role provides technical support for all our users across JoJo by troubleshooting user issues and helping develop fixes.
This is an exciting time to join our IT Operations team, we have introduced a new ERP system, Microsoft Navision, and completely redeveloped our warehouse application suite.
You will be responsible for supporting all these systems, helping ensure our business can operate 24 / 7. You will have the opportunity to work with every department within the business giving you the oversight to how we operate from customer procurement to fulfilment.
Working as part of an experienced IT team, and reporting into our Application Manager, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical skills as well as your business understanding.
As a member of our IT Operations team, you’ll play a key role within JoJo, contributing to our business to really make a difference.
A day in the life :
Your problem-solving skills will be tested by providing 1st and 2nd line support across our wide range of applications and systems.
You’ll be performing low level troubleshooting using your skills to provide technical support to the entire organisation.
Interrogating data and processes using a variety of tools to enable you to suggest improvements and efficiencies to processes.
As part of resolving support queries, you’ll be producing documents and flow diagrams of system processes, writing reports, and running Train the Trainer sessions.
You will be monitoring and tacking your own workload in the JoJo Incident management system.
You’ll have the opportunity to test new developments in our test environments.
You’ll be involved in working with the developers helping to release new code into live systems.
Where any new major releases are taking place, you will be part of the key project team, ensuring smooth transition from old to new.
You will be the main escalation point for our third-party developers, managing ongoing support issues with them in their external helpdesk system.
Have an appetite to learn software development? You will see everything that is going on in our GIT environment.
What we look for in you
Previous experience working within in a fast-paced application support environment.
Experience of MS Dynamics is advantageous, but all ERPs will be considered.
Someone who has knowledge of Windows Server and SQL would be a bonus, as would having a basic understanding of DevOps frameworks.
Willingness to learn all areas of the business and departmental processes with the aptitude to have an overall holistic view of cross platform systems.
Knowledge of GITHUB a bonus.
You’ll have a high attention to detail as you’ll be working on business-critical issues.
You’ll be great at keeping on top of things and keeping those balls in the air while getting a kick out of working at pace.
The ability to build amazing working relationships and possess fantastic communication skills with the flair to interpret issues.
An interest in application development.
Just to give you a taste of our culture, we’ll be looking for you to :
Be a brand ambassador, ensuring that our values and ethos are never compromised.
Be honest and respectful.
Talk openly and actively listen.
Take ownership of all aspects of the role.
The team :
We like to think we’re a delightful bunch. Even when the pressure is on, we can guarantee there is never a dull moment and two days are never the same!
A note from the team about working here :
There can be a lot of pressure juggling support, changes and releases, but overall it is very rewarding. We work in an environment of constant change and are always learning new things.
We believe R&R is important so for each year you’re with us, you have an extra day’s holiday.
Why work on your Birthday? Have it off.
Let’s celebrate JoJo doing well non-contractual annual profit share.
Helping plan for the future - contributory pension scheme.
Get on the move - cycle to work scheme.
Support for planning your finances - JoJo saving scheme.
Having a great time - fabulous social events (when we can again).
Supporting our communities volunteer days.
We love our products! 40% discount off JoJo branded lines.
Learning environment - ongoing training and educational development initiatives.