IT Support Technician

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius
Location
Thruxton
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company are looking for an additional member of staff to join theirfriendly IT team. The role is extremely varied and the successfulcandidate will be challenged on a daily basis. The successful applicantwill have a passion for continuous learning, will be flexible andpossess the ability to multi-task as their role may span one or moreareas of expertise. To be considered for this role, you will require thefollowing skill-set: - Experience supporting systems in a Windows (OS)environment. - Experience maintaining and / or configuring WindowsServers and Active Directory. - Networking (LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, VPN) &firewall knowledge. - Experience delivering presentations &training. - Excellent communication skills. - Ability to work underpressure, and to deadlines. This role will report to the Head of IT.DUTIES / AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY The position will involve the followingareas of responsibility: - Ensuring the monitoring, maintenance,periodic testing, availability and integrity of all IT infrastructureand applications. - Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving supportissues proactively and seeing them through to resolution. - Providinguser training (individually or in small groups) which may includecreating procedural documentation, presentations and user guides. -Testing, evaluating and recommending system enhancements forimprovements. - Understanding the business needs in order to support thedelivery of appropriate IT systems within budget. - Planning andundertaking IT projects as required. - Performing some basicadministrative duties. - Other potential tasks (depending on skills& desires of successful candidate and needs of the company) couldinclude: making use of basic HTML to fix formatting issues on companyweb pages and offering further support to the marketing &communications team. QUALITIES, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS Thefollowing are essential: - Minimum 12 months experience working in an ITsupport role. - Proven experience working with server infrastructure andconfiguring & managing network components including but not limitedto firewalls, routers and switches. - Experience creating and deliveringtraining procedures and setting system policies. - Experience planningand implementing one or more IT system changes. - Hard working andmotivated team player. - Enthusiasm for learning and ability to pick upnew skills. - Experience diagnosing and resolving complex technicalerrors. - Experience configuring and using Active Directory. - Desiredminimum: GCSE grades C in English and Mathematics. - BTEC Diploma or aDegree in a computing related field. - Relevant vendor specific /neutral IT certifications would be beneficial. HOURS, SALARY & STARTDATE - Full time, permanent position. - Competitive salary based onexperience and qualifications. - Ability to commute to the head officedaily is essential. - Immediate start To apply; Following yourapplication you will be sent a link. Carefully read the additionalapplication criteria found within. - provided by Dice ACTIVE DIRECTORY, DEGREE, FIREWALL, FIX, HTML, LAN, MATHEMATICS, VPN, WAN, WINDOWS