JOB TITLE: 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : City of London
Job Reference : 10737 Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 30/06/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £24000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

A leading IT and Communication Services Company are currently looking to recruit a 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer to work in their London office. The salary on offer is between £24,000 - £35,000 (dependent on experience) + Excellent Benefits including 25 days holiday + bank holidays, pension, travel, BUPA healthcare, dental care, iPhone, Gym and more


Job Description

1st/2nd line Desktop Support Engineer
London
£24,000 - £35,000 (dependent on experience) + Excellent Benefits including 25 days holiday + bank holidays, pension, travel, BUPA healthcare, dental care, iPhone, Gym and more

The Role
As a 1st/2nd line Desktop Support Engineer working for a leading IT, Communications and Technology Company you will be responsible for providing desktop support. You will be part of a dynamic and forward thinking technology company and will have previous experience in a support desk or helpdesk environment.

It is essential you have experience of MS Server 2012, Windows 8 and virtualisation experience in either VMWare, Hyper-v or Citrix XenServer. You must have reasonable networking knowledge and understand basic protocols such as TCP/IP. Any experience with Office 2013 or Office 365 is highly desirable.

You will be logging tickets, talking to customers, building rapport with them and also supporting the internal infrastructure of the company.

Please only reply if you have experience of MS Server 2012, Windows 8, virtualisation in either VMware, Hyper v or Citrix XenServer and reasonable networking knowledge. Previous applicants please do not reapply.

Essential requirements:
*MS Server 2012 R2 - Management and administration of group policies
*Hands on experience with Windows 8
*Management of Exchange 2013
*Administration of any of the following ; Hyper V, VMware or Citrix XenServer
*Enjoys speaking to customers and building strong client relationships
*Enjoys working with and being part of a team
*Good communicator with the ability to clearly understand customer requirements
*Highly organised
*"Going the extra mile" to deliver timely fixes or updates for customers
*A quick learner and be keen to learn new technologies.
*Troubleshooting, owning, resolving cases and keeping the client informed

Desirable requirements:
*Office 365 administration
*SharePoint administration
*MS Office 2013 troubleshooting
*Active Directory management and administration
*Dealing with 3rd party suppliers, owning and managing technical escalations

Other beneficial experience:
*Office 365 PowerShell Administration
*Basic knowledge of Macs
*Knowledge of networking, ideally to CCNA level
*Supporting VoIP phones, ideally Mitel or Broadsoft
*Microsoft certifications such as MCSE, MCITP
*Worked in an ITIL environment
*Worked for an ISP, MSP or Telecoms company

As a 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer you will have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar support desk/helpdesk environment. You will have previous experience of MS Server 2012, Windows 8, virtualisation in either VMWare, Hyper v or Citrix XenServer and reasonable networking knowledge. You will be ambitious, driven and enthusiastic and will be looking for an opportunity that allows you to expand your current skillset by working with leading technologies (e.g. Cisco/Juniper/Extreme/Mitel/Broadsoft/NetXplorer).

The Company
With spacious modern offices based in Central London and exciting plans for the near future; this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced 1st/2nd line Desktop Support Engineer looking for a role in an expanding and dynamic technology company.

The Package
Salary is between £24,000 - £35,000 depending on experience + Excellent Benefits including 25 days holiday + bank holidays, pension, travel, BUPA healthcare, dental care, iPhone, Gym and more

Bluefire Consulting is an employment agency acting on behalf of a client company




Job Keywords

Support desk, helpdesk, MS Server 2012, Windows 8, Office 2013, Office 365, Visualisation - VMWare, Hyper v or Citrix XenServer



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