IT Helpdesk Support Advisor

Recruiter
Hadrians Recruitment
Location
North Shields, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1216193268
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will join an expanding I.T. Team. They will work in supporting not only be system related issues but also product queries as well as supporting all users at the local site and associated server infrastructure.

Ideally from a background within IT Helpdesk Support. You will have a good level of IT literacy. You will have experience of dealing with clients (both internal and external) face to face, over the telephone and in email dialogue. Strong communication skills are essential in what can be a busy environment dominated mostly by incoming calls and helpdesk emails.

You will use appropriate established business processes and methods to decipher issues and solve them or highlight them to a senior member of your team.

Full training will be given on the systems that you will support in this role as well as the product(s). In this role you have the opportunity to branch out into further support of internal systems as well as other external clients. You will get to know the network infrastructure and a strong candidate will become involved in numerous tasks to help the IT Technicians roll out changes and fixes to the hardware and network

Strong organisational skills are vital in this role as quick turnaround is essential in order to effectively deal with client issues in an acceptable timescale. Confidence is also a key attribute as well as acting in a professional manner at all times.

Main Roles/Responsibilities:
  • 1st/2nd line support contact for external and internal clients
  • Identifying faults and solutions
  • Working with external third parties who support where applicable
  • Ensuring availability of systems and hardware for all our clients
  • Some involvement in IT Infrastructure projects
  • Technical support/guidance for internal Windows desktop users
    Experience/Skills Required:

The ideal candidate will have experience of working some or all of the following:
  • Microsoft Office; including Word, Excel, Outlook Email
  • Some experience of setting up a PC with Windows operating system and connecting to the network
  • Experience of IT networking functionality such as active directory, printers/PC's, TCP/IP, general understanding of typical network topology
  • Exposure to virtualisation such as virtual servers and storage
  • Some knowledge of standard back-up procedures (disk/tape)
  • Knowledge of telephony solutions utilising IP connectivity such as VOIP / setting up users with a telephone handset

Education
  • IT NVQ or equivalent
  • On the job experience of IT Helpdesk Support

Salary / Benefits Package

Depending on experience

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