2nd Line Support Engineer

Recruiter
Focus IT Recruitment
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
1191271803
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
2nd Line Support Engineer - Reading - NEW!!!

The Company:

Focus IT have the pleasure of working with this well-established support Company. Due to demand they are seeking a support engineer to complement their existing support team.

The Role:

Due to industry growth, we now have a requirement for self-driven and highly motivated person to come in and build on their expertise in the support sector and complement the existing team

Key responsibilities:
  • being the first point of contact for customers seeking technical assistance over the phone or email;
  • qualifying and documenting the problems raised by customers;
  • Responsible for handling support of service requests which relate to all technology including; workstations, servers, printers, networks, and vendor specific hardware and software.
  • Provide on-site support for client networks and applications across the UK.
  • Provide remote and telephone support for client networks and applications.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate for this position will have at 2 years + experience within the support sector.

This is an excellent opportunity for a support engineer to progress within this dynamic and rewarding organisation

In return, my client is offering a great career path with a competitive salary and great company benefits

Key skills are as follows:
  • Windows 7,8 & 10 Administration & Support
  • Active Directory Administration, new user setups (User Accounts, O365 Mailboxes)
  • Networking knowledge covering ADSL Broadband, Local Area Networks, Switches & VLan's
  • Understand cabling needs for IT/Telephone System Jobs
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn new applications and technologies
  • Able to install, configure, upgrade and relocate PC hardware, software and print devices.
  • Experience of Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, Office 2003 - 2016 problem solving.
  • Experience of PC hardware troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Microsoft Office 365 experience an advantage.
  • Basic Administration of Exchange Server and mobile email technologies.

This role is a 1st /2nd Line Support Engineer and can also be known as a Support Analyst, Helpdesk Analyst, 1st /2nd Line Engineer, Technical Engineer, IT Support Engineer and Helpdesk Engineer.

Any qualifications such as MCSE, MCSA, MCITP or CCNA would be highly beneficial towards your application

Location: Reading, Berkshire
And is commutable from Slough, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Basingstoke, Camberley, Aldershot, Newbury, Guildford, Woking, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Wokingham, slough, Beaconsfield, High Wycombe, Hayes and Henley on Thames and Newbury.

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