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Team Idol are expanding and looking for a configuration analyst to join our team with remote or flexible home/office working supported.

This role will primarily focus on the creation and implementation of schemes on the Asanto platform in line with our partner’s requirements, as well as the support of those schemes, including troubleshooting and updates where required.

We’re looking for a logical thinker with a strong technical understanding who can interpret requirements such as Visio style rules and translate these into the Asanto platform using logical and conditional statements, therefore strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel would be of great benefit.

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If you feel you have the skills and experience required to join the team at theidol.com, please send us your CV, contact details and a short statement about you and your suitability for the role.

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About the Asanto platform

Asanto is a flexible, no-code platform to manage products, pricing, customers and distribution. Designed for any product or market, we’re supporting numerous partners to:

  • Update without writing a single line of code
  • Save on the cost of specialist resource
  • And most importantly, achieve speed to market.

About theidol.com

theidol.com is an award winning, rapidly growing tech company based on the edge of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. It’s the ideal setting to get out, enjoy a walk, be inspired and conceive our next innovative product or solution. We’ve been leading online innovation since 1999 and specialise in creating cutting-edge web applications and solutions for customers and businesses of all sizes.

We are part of the Legal & General group and partner with household brands such as GoCompare and ComparetheMarket. We pride ourselves on innovation and early adoption of new technologies and working practices.

The Benefits

Being part of Team Idol means working hard and playing even harder! Come work for us and take advantage of amazing benefits such as:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Christmas bonus and annual bonus based on company performance.
  • Death in service life insurance benefit of 8x salary.
  • Cigna Health Insurance.
  • Generous pension scheme with up to 10% employer pension contribution.
  • Access to Legal & General’s share schemes.
  • A modern, custom built office with free parking.
  • On site gym and recreational activities including pool and table tennis.
  • Free tea, coffee, soft drinks and fresh fruit.
  • Exceptional events delivered by our social committee.

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Duties & responsibilities

Scheme configuration

  • Build new schemes or update existing schemes within Asanto in line with partner requirements, and within agreed timescales.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to support the testing of any scheme changes.
  • Provide clear and concise communication on progress as agreed to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Escalate any issues/blockers as required.
  • Work with project team to support any scheme build estimates

Support

  • Triage and resolution of incoming incidents logged via our incident management platform.
  • Responding to incidents in accordance with the customer's Service Level Agreement (SLA).
  • Progressing incidents and ensuring incident history is updated via our Incident Management software tool.
  • Undertake problem identification and resolution involving steps such as re-creation of the incident and data investigation.
  • Work with the wider delivery team, including software developers, Business Analysts and Software Testers during fault diagnosis and resolution, and if required escalation to appropriate internal stakeholder.
  • Working with Product Owner, Software Trainer and Business Analysts to identify potential new system or training requirements in order to reduce repeat incident tickets and improve user experience.

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What we’re looking for
  • Strong technical capability and understanding required.
  • Ability to interpret Visio style rules and translate into logical and conditional statements.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (or equivalent) in particular formula constructs.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written to both internal staff and external customers.
  • Flexible and adaptable – capable of changing direction where required to meet changing business demands.
  • Self-starter - can manage own workload and continually meet agreed deadlines.
  • Ability to manage several concurrent projects and prioritise demands.
  • Attention to detail.
Don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes! If you think you'd be a valuable addition to our team, please get in touch. We work with people, not C.Vs.
Experience

To be successful in this role you'll need to highly motivated to work autonomously within a growing team. Previous experience working within a software or service company, would be highly valued but is not an essential requirement. A degree of self-learning will be expected; however, support and training will be provided where needed.

General
This is a full-time Monday to Friday role with flexible working of 7.5 hours a day. Remote or flexible home/office working supported.

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What’s in it for you?

Health & Wellbeing

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Work life balance

With flexible home or office working to help you strike the perfect balance for you.

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Onsite gym & Table tennis

Work up a sweat between meetings.

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Communal bicycles

Ditch the car and take a trip into town.

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Holidays

Including a day off for your birthday!

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Private medical insurance

Access to private medical and dental care.

Financial benefits

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Annual bonus

Generous Christmas bonus and an annual bonus based on company performance.

Yearly pay increases

We review your salary annually, to make sure we’re paying you fairly.

Death in service

We look after our employees with group life insurance.

Pension scheme

Up to 10% employer pension contribution.

Share scheme

Access to our Legal & General share scheme.

Tailored office environment

Social events

Exceptional events delivered by our social committee team.

Breakout rooms

Spacious meeting rooms and breakout areas.

Drinks and snacks

Complimentary hot and soft drinks, as well as free fruit.

Free parking

No need to worry about parking charges!

The Idol office

Where we are


Based in Eden Business Park, our modern office space reflects our culture and how we want to work. Step outside and you’re instantly looking out onto the Thacka Beck Nature Reserve.

We love where we live and we’re proud to remain a homegrown Cumbrian technology business. This pride extends to embracing our role in the community to champion, inspire and develop digital skills.

What to expect


We create a rewarding working environment for our teams to develop, collaborate and enjoy. Expect high energy, creative flair, attention to detail and an embraced adoption of new technologies.

Working in agile development squads, our teams freely exchange ideas and expert knowledge - sharing this both with each other and our clients. This approach encourages for continuous improvement, ensuring the projects we deliver are as truly considered and innovative as possible.

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Find your balance


Adopting a healthy work life balance is an essential part of our culture. We offer flexible working hours, remote or blended home/office working, as well as funded social events.

Our modern, custom-built office is the perfect working environment for our teams, with spacious social working areas, free hot/cold drinks and fresh fruit. Facilities include an on-site gym, showers and table tennis.

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Challenge yourself

Continuous professional development is more to us than ticking a box. It underpins our approach and belief in the value of personal and professional growth.

Training is accessible to everyone in all roles and across all levels, enabling you to develop and deliver your best work with us.

Working with you, we’ll identify and build a tailored development plan. Training opportunities include short courses and bootcamps, through to apprenticeships and industry-recognised qualifications.

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You’re in good company


It’s important, dare we say essential, to enjoy what we do and have fun at work. Our staff-led social events team organises exceptional social events, including Christmas parties, axe-throwing, cheese and wine evenings, bake off events and even trips to the Crystal Maze!

Our annual summer party brings everyone together in the heart of the Lake District for an evening of live music, free food and drink.