JOB TITLE: IT Support Technician; IT Support Engineer


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Leyland
Job Reference : 11439AH Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 01/04/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £20000 - £25000 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

Job Title:IT Support Technician; IT Support Engineer Excellent opportunity to develop a long term IT support career within a growing, fast-paced organisation. Location:Leyland Salary:£20k - £25k (dependent upon experience) The Role Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an IT Support Technician to maintain the IT function of a highly successful logistics group based in Leyland


Job Description

Job Title:IT Support Technician; IT Support Engineer
Excellent opportunity to develop a long term IT support career within a growing, fast-paced organisation.
Location:Leyland
Salary:£20k - £25k (dependent upon experience)

The Role
Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an IT Support Technician; IT Support Engineer to maintain the IT function of a highly successful logistics group based in Leyland. Main duties of this standalone position will include:
*ensuring the group's IT provision is running efficiently on a day-to-day basis
*providing technical support for 60-70 users on site
*monitoring the IT systems (e.g. Windows OS, SQL server databases, VPN remote access etc.) in an attempt to spot potential problems before they arise
*setting up new starters
*installing and maintaining hardware
*managing the group's telecoms contract
*assisting in the development of future IT strategy for the group

The Candidate
To make a great IT Support Technician you need to demonstrate an IT support/helpdesk background with a good working knowledge of the latest Windows servers (2008 or 2012 r2 ideally), SQL server databases (2008) and Windows, Mac and Ubuntu OS'. Experience managing security systems, disaster recovery, and internet filtering and antivirus programmes would be seen as highly advantageous and knowledge of MS Office Suite/Office365 is also required.
The IT Support Technician will be dealing with a wide variety of internal colleagues and so to be considered for the role you will need to be a people person with excellent communication and customer service skills alongside your IT expertise.

Owing to the nature of the role a full UK driving licence and your own transport is required (business mileage paid).

The Opportunity
The client is a well-established, highly successful organisation with numerous divisions. Based mainly on a single site in Leyland they pride themselves on their friendly, sociable working environment which means that most employees develop long term careers there.

Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.
Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd. Please be aware 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 are selected for interview.

Reference: 11439AH
Closing date: 29th April 2015


Job Keywords

IT technology support helpdesk 1st 2nd 3rd line Microsoft Office365 Windows OS operating system server SQL hardware software MS Exchange Mac Ubuntu internet disaster backup recovery security antivirus cabling install troubleshoot infrastructure



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in IT recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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