JOB TITLE: IT Desktop Support Engineer- Financial Services


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : High Wycombe
Job Reference : 12358SM Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 11/05/2016
 
Salary & Benefits : £37500 - £45000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

IT Desktop Support Engineer- Financial Services Paying £37500-45000k depending on experience Based in High Wycombe with travel to customer sites in London Company credit card for travel to customer sites Excellent benefits This role requires the job holder to spend approximately 70% of their time at our client sites in periods ranging from 1-2 days to 4 weeks. Mobility is therefore essential. The Opportunity Sick of being a cog in a wheel where your effort is never noticed? Are you addicted to servicing your customer needs? Do you enjoy working with cutting edge technology? Do you like a working in a fast paced environment, where two days are never the same? Do you enjoy working closely with your customers on a daily basis? Then we want to hear from you. Our client are a well established managed service provider (MSP) supporting London businesses in terms of office moves and relocations, IT support, managed service desk, and voice and data networks. From financial services to not-for-profit and from legal to manufacturing, they work in all sectors of the world's leading companies. Day in, day out, across a huge range of sectors, they deliver truly world class IT infrastructure and support. Dave is a current member of the team and works daily on site with some of the worlds most renowned financial services companies. He said "I joined this company from a large multinational as I felt a lot of my work was going unnoticed. I am passionate about servicing the requirements and needs of my customers and I felt where I worked it was more about getting off the phone, logging issues and SLAs. I enjoy fixing problems and I also get my hands on some cutting edge technology, so I am always improving my skill set. We are a family here and we enjoy working as part of a close knit team. We get praised and rewarded regularly for the work we do and also have as much fun as we can whilst working hard to achieve excellent customer service levels. We can often be found playing table tennis in the "bunker" or just chilling having a few beers, after work of course!" We are looking for people just like Dave who share his passion and enthusiasm for IT and customer service. So if this sounds like you. Just give me a call. No CV? No worries! Just pick up the phone and we are happy to talk.


Job Description

IT Desktop Support Engineer- Financial Services
Paying £37500-45000k depending on experience
Based in High Wycombe with travel to customer sites in London
Company credit card for travel to customer sites
Excellent benefits

This role requires the job holder to spend approximately 70% of their time at our client sites in periods ranging from 1-2 days to 4 weeks. Mobility is therefore essential.

The Opportunity
Sick of being a cog in a wheel where your effort is never noticed? Are you addicted to servicing your customer needs? Do you enjoy working with cutting edge technology? Do you like a working in a fast paced environment, where two days are never the same? Do you enjoy working closely with your customers on a daily basis? Then we want to hear from you.

Our client are a well established managed service provider (MSP) supporting London businesses in terms of office moves and relocations, IT support, managed service desk, and voice and data networks. From financial services to not-for-profit and from legal to manufacturing, they work in all sectors of the world's leading companies. Day in, day out, across a huge range of sectors, they deliver truly world class IT infrastructure and support.

Dave is a current member of the team and works daily on site with some of the worlds most renowned financial services companies. He said

"I joined this company from a large multinational as I felt a lot of my work was going unnoticed. I am passionate about servicing the requirements and needs of my customers and I felt where I worked it was more about getting off the phone, logging issues and SLAs. I enjoy fixing problems and I also get my hands on some cutting edge technology, so I am always improving my skill set. We are a family here and we enjoy working as part of a close knit team. We get praised and rewarded regularly for the work we do and also have as much fun as we can whilst working hard to achieve excellent customer service levels. We can often be found playing table tennis in the "bunker" or just chilling having a few beers, after work of course!"

We are looking for people just like Dave who share his passion and enthusiasm for IT and customer service.

So if this sounds like you. Just give me a call. No CV? No worries! Just pick up the phone and we are happy to talk.

The Role
This IT Desktop Support Engineer role is for an individual who has exposure working for financial services companies (hedge funds, trade floors, investment services). The Desktop IT Support Engineer is responsible for providing technical services and technology support to both internal and external clients. The role covers the physical delivery and ongoing support to clients on products, applications, network systems and overall solutions.

Responsibilities
When not in the Bunker playing pool or X box, The IT Desktop Support Engineer- Financial Services will be responsible for:

*Working in site with financial services clients
*Responding to calls and tickets from clients, clearly identify issues, troubleshooting through to resolution
*Working as part of a team of 1st and 2nd line engineers ensuring high service availability
*Manage own ticket queue and monitor incidents to resolution
*Monitor systems and identify performance issues proactively
*Provide 1st line support on an overflow basis
*Provide technical advice and recommendations for tickets assigned to 1st line colleagues, transferring knowledge to junior colleagues

The Candidate
The ideal IT Desktop Support Engineer will have;

Technical background
*Experience of working in a financial service environment and associated technology
*Experience with a managed service provider
*Experience with Office 365
*Software and Hardware Troubleshooting skills
*Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Apple OS experience
*Working knowledge and administration of AD, Exchange,
*Strong client service; strong interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
*Able to maintain professional demeanor
*Clean and valid driving license

Hours of Work
37.5hrs a week

The Package
Paying £37500-4500k depending on experience
Company credit card for travel to customer sites
20days holiday plus bank holidays
1 day for each year of service
1 day for your birthday
1 day for your work anniversary
They have a service addict award each month which has bonuses including vouchers, parking spaces, meal deals etc
They have a "bunker" which is a games room with table tennis, pool table, drinks fridge, sweet shop, Xbox, TVs etc
Parking spaces

The Agency
Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.

Please be aware that as part of our service, our end clients often ask us to conduct face to face interviews on their behalf for shortlisting candidates, so we may need to arrange to meet you if you have been shortlisted.

We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.

We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for interview for this particular role and you meet the end client requirements.

Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14days.

Kind Regards,
Stephen


Job Keywords

IT Support, Desktop Support, Technician, Site Support, 1st Line, 2nd line, service desk, ITIL, engineer, technical, delivery, helpdesk, computers, microsoft, MSP, Managed service provider, High Wycombe, London, network, systems, tickets, 3rd line,



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