Black Knight Financial Technology Solutions
Jacksonville, United States
Permanent | Full Time
Position:Application Support Consultant II (Extended Support)Job Description:Black Knight is the premier provider of integrated technology, services, data and analytics that lenders and servicers look to first to help successfully manage the entire loan life cycle. Our deep understanding of regulatory and compliance issues complements the knowledge, technology and solutions we offer to help our clients achieve their business goals. Black Knight offers leading software systems; data and analytics offerings; and information solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage life cycle.JOB FAMILY DESCRIPTIONThe Application Support Consultant II (Extended Support) is responsible for providing first level support to Black Knight external clients to develop and resolve operational solutions in a 24x7 environment. Provides technical direction while guiding clients through navigating our suite of products and software solutions.Candidates must be willing to work overnight from 6:30pm EST to 6:30am EST on a 3-4 rotating shift schedule.GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES* Works directly with a client to identify and resolve operational issues, to solve problems or make decisions requiring technical expertise or specialized knowledge.* Collaborates with the development team to prepare estimates of resources needed to complete activities and projects.* Manages projects or project sub-plans by developing, coordinating and controlling the steps necessary to carry out a project within established time frame, quality and requirements.* Investigates client needs, regulations, and technology to provide input into the design of a new system, system enhancements, or acquired software or hardware.* Elicits and clearly defines client needs by assessing and documenting business opportunities, benefits, risks, and success factors of potential business solutions.* Prepares and updates written material and explanations to accompany systems, programs, and program changes.* Provides complex and/or specialized business function/end-user support to various short- and/or long-term clients.* Coordinates and executes testing for multiple, major applications. Develops and coordinates training for client personnel.* Evaluates and documents the performance of tested software and the quality testing process, in conjunction with the development team, to provide feedback to project team and management for current and future reference.* Provides vendor relations and client support, training and testing within the area of expertise.* Independently resolves errors and issues as they occur with minimum involvement and guidance from management.* Performs other related duties as required.EDUCATIONAL GUIDELINESBachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS* Prior Mortgage or Home Equity Servicing experience highly preferred* Strong working knowledge of file transfer & processing applications such as Messageway and GoAnywhere preferred* Experience with Transmission protocols; Direct Connect (NDM), SFTP/FTP preferred* Experience in working with Websphere Transformation Extender, or WTX (Mercator) preferred* Operational knowledge of ODDS, CICS, RawData and ESP scheduling package preferred* Knowledge of network technologies (e.g., routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls, network and routing protocols, DNS) preferredGENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES* Extensive operational and/or technical experience required* Previous experience working with Customer Interactive Support roles or specific knowledge of Black Knight Client Support processes and procedures* Experience with Black Knight products and services (i.e. MSP) is strongly preferred* In-depth knowledge of mortgage-and home-equity services industry and associated regulatory and compliance requirements preferred* Familiarity with the technical infrastructure of client server and web-based applications* Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills* Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365* Excellent verbal and written communication skills to non-technical and technical audience members* Ability to understand and focus on the clients' needs while establishing credibility and building relationships with clients* Ability to perform analysis, solid decision-making and problem solving skills* Ability to use effective listening skills to develop understanding of user questions or problems* Ability to demonstrate interpersonal and teambuilding skills and manage conflict* Advanced knowledge of methods, tools, and technology used to carry out tasks necessary to prepare business assessment deliverables* Advanced knowledge of the principles, processes, phases and roles of multiple applications development methodologies* Proficiency in quality management methods, tools, and technology used to create and support defect-free, application software that meets the needs of the client/business partner* Advanced knowledge of conversion methodologies and the basic principles, processes, phases and roles relevant to each conversion methodology* Ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals* Ability to establish and manage priorities effectivelyIT Business Consultant IIIntermediate level role. Possesses a general understanding of developing and resolving operational solutions and uses this knowledge to bring solutions to internal and external clients. Supports several moderately complex projects. Works with business partners within one business function to identify and resolve operational issues, to solve problems or make decisions requiring technical expertise or specialized knowledge. Displays a demonstrated knowledge of the business area to resolve problems on an ongoing business. Generally works on one or more projects at a time as a project team member. Typically requires four (4) or more years of experience in a relevant business analysis/consulting role.Black Knight is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and protected veteran or military family status. Our employees' persity is our strength, and when we embrace our differences, it makes us better and brighter. Black Knight's commitment to inclusion is at the core of who we are, and motivates us in how we do business each and every day.Location:Jacksonville, FLTime Type:Full time
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