IT Support Technician

IT Support Technician

West Bromwich

Permanent

£24,000 – £26,000 per annum

Our client based in the West Bromwich area is seeking an IT Support Analyst to join them on a permanent basis working on their IT Service Desk providing effective, efficient, and friendly problem-solving service to clients.

Working on the IT Service Desk the successful candidate will be responsible for the logging of service requests for IT problems and providing guidance, support, and solutions over the phone; where a resolution cannot be reached due to the complex nature of the issue then the postholder will need to escalate the problem in a timely manner, keeping the customer updated throughout the process.

Main duties of the role:

  • Provide a helpful professional IT support service to customers
  • Perform predefined daily/weekly/monthly maintenance checks and tasks
  • Log all service requests against the customer account in the ticketing system
  • Progress to resolution or escalation of all outstanding service requests
  • Perform required analysis and research to successfully resolve service requests
  • Keep the customer always informed about the status or progress of their request
  • Check and respond to alerts reported by the Monitoring System
  • Maintain network documentation for customer networks in the Knowledge Base System
  • Liaise with external technology vendors as required to resolve service requests
  • Help develop and document standard operating procedures
  • Develop plans or task lists for onboarding new clients and IT projects
  • Be willing to learn and research new technologies
  • Attend client’s sites as and when required
  • Perform other duties as required to support the business

The successful candidate:

Personal Attributes

  • Punctual with excellent communications skills and a good telephone manner
  • A passion for technology and customer service
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Excellent organisational skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • CertCompTIA A+ and Network+
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
  • Competent levels in Maths and English
  • Full driving licence and vehicle

Desirable experience

  • 24 months IT Service Desk remote and onsite support experience
  • Windows Professional and Server, Exchange Server and SQL Server
  • Active Directory, Group Policy, Remote Desktop Services, Hyper-V, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP
  • Office 365 administration and migration
  • Firewall, switch, wireless access point and related network hardware configuration
  • Antivirus, antimalware, backup/restore solution monitoring and configuration
  • IP telephone system and basic photocopier configuration
  • Microsoft Office administration and configuration

What’s on offer?

  • Salary: £24,000 – £26,000 (dependent upon experience)
  • Training opportunities
  • 20 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Working hours: 9am to 5pm – with occasional work outside of these hours
  • Flexible working after probationary period completed
  • Pension Scheme

Job Information

Job Reference: SN-JOB-2938_1652363677
Salary:
Salary From: £24000
Salary To: £26000
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: West Bromwich, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent

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