Application Support Specialist - Milton, ON
Cox Automotive
8277 Lawson Rd, Milton,Ontario,Canada
15d ago


TheApplication Support Specialist is responsible for supporting web application,databases and resolving production issues.

These applications fulfill criticalbusiness needs and directly impact our customers. We are looking for amotivated individual with zest for learning and passion for technology to bepart of our Engineering team.

Autonomy : Works under routine direction. Uses limited discretion in resolving issuesor inquiries. Works without frequent reference to others.

Influence : Interacts with and may influence immediatecolleagues. May have some externalcontact with customers, suppliers, and partners.

May have more influence in own domain.

Complexity : Performs a range of work activities in variedenvironments. May contribute to routineissue resolution.

BusinessSkills : Understands and uses appropriatemethods, tools and applications. Demonstrates a rational and organized approach to work.

Identifies and negotiates own developmentopportunities. Has sufficientcommunication skills for effective dialogue with customers, suppliers, andpartners.

Is able to work in a team. Is able to plan, schedule and monitor ownwork within short time horizons. Absorbs new information when it is presentedsystematically and applies it effectively.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs root cause analysis, resolves problemsand recommends solutions
  • Experience with handling production and customerissues
  • Participates in disaster recovery / businesscontinuity activities as needed
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and attentionto detail
  • Proven ability to handle and root cause highlyscalable and reliable enterprise or cloud scale applications (large databases,millions of documents, thousands of users, hundreds of transactions per second)
  • Must have a passion for gaining in-depthknowledge of new technologies.
  • Proven ability in mentoring and growing skilledproduction support engineers.
  • Demonstrated customer-focused leadership ability
  • Ensures systems delivered to productionenvironments meet enterprise quality requirements.
  • Facilitate rollout of software components inproduction.
  • Support
  • Ensures that backup and recovery plans aretested regularly and backup and recovery procedures are implemented.
  • Performs business continuity and disasterrecovery testing.
  • Performs troubleshooting and issue resolutionand escalate issues to appropriate 3rd party vendor if needed.
  • Provides technical support and consultation tocolleagues and customers as needed.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications Essential

  • 4-8 years of relevant experience in Production support
  • Must have experience in supporting large web applications using C#, JAVASCRIPT, Node.js, React
  • 3 or more years of experience with SQL and thorough understanding of relational databases (MSSQL or equivalent) & NOSQL Databases (MONGODB or equivalent)
  • Must have experience in scripting languages like Shell, Python
  • Experience in handling and administrating and troubleshooting IIS 8.5+, Active directory, DNS, DHCP
  • Experience in monitoring tools like Nagios, Zabix or equivalent
  • Experience in supporting Windows 2012+ & Linux servers
  • Desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science degree or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • Working experience with UNIX and shell scripts
  • Nice to have skills on AWS, Docker, GIT
  • Working knowledge on Service Now, Rally, JIRA and Confluence
  • Knowledge of CICD, Genkins and GitHUB
  • About CoxAutomotive Canada

    CoxAutomotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells, and owns cars withindustry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale ande-

    commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overallautomotive ecosystem worldwide. In Canada, the Cox Automotive family includesDealer.

    com®, Dealertrack®, HomeNet®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, ReadyLogistics®, RMS Automotive®, vAuto®, VinSolutions® and Xtime®, along witha host of other brands in other countries.

    The global company has 34,000 teammembers in more than 220 locations and is a partner to more than 50,000 autodealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers.

    Cox Automotive is asubsidiary of 120-year-old Cox Enterprises, Inc., which has revenues exceeding$20 billion and approximately 55,000 employees.

    Cox Enterprises’ other majoroperating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For moreinformation about Cox Automotive Canada, visit .

    Cox Automotive

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