2nd Line Support Desk

Brightside Group
12 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Second Line Support Analyst

Our IT department are looking for a 2nd Line Support Analyst to join the Service Desk team. The role has responsibility for the resolution of IT desktop Support issues and the running of our platform operations (CDL). Providing IT support and assistance to around 500 employees you'll ensure the business continues to operate effectively and efficiently, carrying out any escalation processes arising from the 1st Line Support Analysts.

Salary on offer...

We are offering a starting salary of up to £27,000 - subject to your experience.

These are the benefits we can offer you...

We believe in the value of developing our people and offer a host of opportunities. Following your initial induction we provide valuable in-role development.

You'll receive;

- Life Assurance to the value of 4 times your basic salary
- Company pension scheme
- Health Cash Plan (includes wellbeing, optical and dentistry allowance)

- 22 days (FTE) plus bank holidays per annum plus birthday day off
- Additional holiday allowance increased in line with length of service
- A buy and sell holiday scheme of up to 3 days (FTE)
- On-site parking
- Exclusive employee discount and rewards at many major brands including health & wellbeing, retail, restaurants and mobile technology providers

Who are you?

We're looking for someone who has carried out a similar role previously. We're looking for someone who has;

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - someone who is confident at interacting with colleagues at all levels
- Excellent problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to think creatively and laterally
- Strong organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines and timescales
- We'll need you to be self-motivated and be able to work on your own initiative
- It would be great if you had experience of contributing to the management of technical change
- If you have experience/an understanding of CDL, Strata, Open GI and Broking Platforms that would be advantageous
- Ideally, you'll hold a Microsoft MCSA certification or equivalent- but this isn't essential
- Demonstrable experience of implementing and troubleshooting the following technologies within a medium sized organisation:

-Microsoft Desktop Technologies and deployment

-Microsoft Windows Desktop Platforms

-Microsoft Office Products

-Microsoft Windows Server

-DELL and HP Hardware platforms

-HP and Canon Printers (Maintenance & Servicing)

More about the job...

This is an interesting and varied role. You'll be responsible for dealing with issues escalated to you from our 1st Line support Analysts, if required escalating these to 3rd parties- all within agreed service levels.

We will need you to contribute to the design and definition of the technical infrastructure environment, optimising service availability, performance, capacity and quality, managing changes and providing incident and problem analysis.

It's important in this role that you build and maintain effective working relationships with all employees, being approachable and professional and acting as a subject matter expert.

To ensure the continuous development of our IT team, you'll be required to contribute to the training and development of your colleagues, mentoring the 1st line service desk analysts as required.

Who are Brightside Insurance...

Brightside is a growing Top 30 insurance broker, a specialist in providing niche insurance solutions, we provide a diverse portfolio of personal and commercial products to our customers through a number of dedicated brands.

Our people are the life of our business - with nearly 500 employees across three offices.

We pride ourselves in delivering great results through a combination of hard work, collaboration and dedication. Working for Brightside is all about making a difference. A difference for our customers and for our business. It's about putting our customers at the heart of what we do - doing the right things and doing them well.

At Brightside we have created an environment which empowers individuals and rewards hard work.

Our location...

You'll be based at our office in Aust- Brightside Park, Severn Bridge, Aust, Bristol, BS35 4BL. You may need to travel to our offices in Southampton and Torquay occasionally.

We look forward to receiving your application

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