IT Technical Administrator

Western Power Distribution
04 Apr 2019
18 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our IT team are vital to our business in many ways, not only do they assist their colleagues by supporting and enabling everything from desktop computers and networking to managing infrastructure, they also take care of cyber security and develop applications.

A temporary opportunity has arisen for a Technical Administrator within the Distributed Computing Team based at Elliott Road, Plymouth initially on a 12 month contract. It’s an extraordinary time to be in IT within WPD. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, the Distributed Computing Team is at the centre of this change. This is an exciting role assisting the Technical Specialist with identifying and developing new technologies that improvesthe customer experience using personal computing, printing and software throughout WPD.

Package description

When you join Western Power Distribution you become part of our team of over 6,600 professional and support staff looking after our extensive electricity distribution network. We serve over 7.8 million customers across the Midlands, South Wales and South West.

We cover highly populated urban centres such as Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff, beautiful remote locations including the Brecon Beacons, Dartmoor and the Peak District and everything in between!

You will become integral to a company offering many benefits and a supportive working environment. We are committed to investing in the latest technologies and working methods to improve service to customers.

We know that our people are at the heart of this success and work hard to create a working environment that all our employees can be proud of.

Main responsibilities

The following skills and qualifications would be beneficial:

• Windows 10.

• Microsoft System Centre Configuration Management or other endpoint configuration management software.

• Ability to think creatively and troubleshoot and develop solutions.

• Experience with problem/ticket management systems.

• Knowledge of Windows VPN access solutions like Direct Access or Always On.

• Software packaging using AdminStudio. Knowledge of MSIX, App-V and PSAppDeployTookit would be beneficial.

• Well-developed communication skills (oral & written).

• Well-developed interpersonal and negotiation skills.

• Self-confidence and personal drive.

• Good planning & organisational skills

Ideal candidate

Previous experience administering personal computing estates, printers and software in an enterprise environment would be advantageous. You should be a team player who is able to make decisions using your own initiative to solve a range of IT related challenges. You must be able to demonstrate that you have the necessary skills and experience to make a success of this opportunity. As a member of the Distributing Computing Team you may be required to work overtime. As the team supports multiple WPD sites, a driving licence is required.

Please ensure you complete all sections of the application as this information is used to assist us in making informed decisions about those candidates suitable to take forward for interview.

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