IT Support Technician Apprentice in Marlow SL7

Recruiter
QA Apprenticeships
Location
Marlow
Posted
15 Dec 2018
Closes
30 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Employer description

We’re a leading Cloud computing company specialising in Hosted Desktop and Office 365 solutions for small and medium businesses. We take responsibility for managing office IT for forward-thinking companies, simplifying their infrastructure and allowing them to grow by focusing on their core business.

Hosted solutions deliver improved resilience, security and scalability, growing to meet business needs, while keeping customers in control. With our transparent, pay-as-you-go pricing structure, we provide a more cost-effective route for SMEs to make the move to the Cloud.

As a business built on delivering incredible support to our customers, we know the importance of understanding our customers’ needs. That’s why we offer a full range of IT and cloud services from straightforward, no-nonsense IT support to sophisticated telephony and web, email and domain hosting.

As an apprentice, you will be working as part of a small team based at our offices in Marlow. We’ve been around for over 20 years; our business is expanding and we need to add to our technical support team.

We provide hosted desktop and Office 365 solutions to small and medium businesses, as well as technical support for a range of on-site servers and workstations. We require an apprentice technician to learn about and help with problem solving for our customers using workstations, networking as well as virtual remote and on-site servers.

We work with technologies such as VMWare, Remote Hosting, Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, Windows Server, Windows Desktop, Local Area Networking, Office 365, Broadband and Routers, Hosted Telephony and Web hosting

We want someone who is...

Hobbyist, someone that self teaches and builds their understanding in their chosen subject Thrives in a hands on environment Able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own Can give examples of their strengths and knowledge Self-starter Able to follow instructions and complete tasks

Job Details:

Job overview:

We are currently seeking an ambitious individual for an IT Support Technician Apprentice position with our company based in the Marlow area.

Main role:

You will be assisting with fixing technical problems for existing customers Helping to create / implement technical solutions for new customers You will be speaking directly to customers early in your role and there will be the opportunity to visit customers whose problems can’t be solved remotely You will be expected help with solving problems outside of your direct area, so an open mind to helping out with basic PC and networking problems will be required

Desired qualities, skills and experiences:

You’ll be structured in your approach and be able to develop good technical skills You’ll be able to speak with people rather than ‘at’ them You’ll need to be adaptable, open-minded and relish solving technical problems with effective and timely solutions An interest in IT problem solving is essential Excited to begin an IT career

Desired qualification requirements:

The candidate will have at least 5 GCSE’s (C and above) including Maths and English.

Working week:

5 days per week,

Monday – Friday,

9:00am – 5:30pm,

37.5hrs per week [all details will be confirmed with the employer]

Salary:

£10,000 per annum.

Future prospects:

Future career progression opportunities may be available.

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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