Support Desk Technician

Recruiter
Solutions Recruitment
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
24000.0000
Posted
17 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Support Desk Technician, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
To £24,000

Our client is expanding its world wide service portfolio and has an immediate vacancy for a Support Desk Technician to be based in their North East office.

The main purpose of this role if to be the first point of contact between our clients end-users and support functions.

Responsibilities include:

- Responding to all customer requests for technical help

- Troubleshooting and resolving technical issues

- Ensuring all incidents are progressed to the end of cycle and satisfactory resolution including prioritising of tasks to ensure that service level agreement targets are met

- Performing first level fixes such as restarting services, issuing fix information for known problems, rebooting unresponsive services etc

- Allocating incidents to high-level support

- Monitoring network availability and uptime, and co-ordinating action where required

The successful applicant will have:

- Worked in a service desk environment before with a track record of delivering high level customer service

- Have a keen interest in IT and keep abreast of the latest trends in technology

Applicants with the following knowledge and experience will be at an advantage:
- Cisco knowledge/CCNA/General Networking
- VOIP
- Remote Support (Remote desktop/team viewer)
- Firewall/Router knowledge
- Windows (all versions!)
- POP3/SMTP

Please note that our client operates a helpdesk 24/7, so applicants must be able and willing to work shifts which will include weekends on occasion.

Salary to £24,000

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