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Desktop Engineer

Employer
Cognizant
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Deskside engineers provide Level 2 support for the desktop environment including responsibility for deployment of Desktop/Laptop and when applicable physical server/network equipment installation, configuration, application installation, troubleshooting, incident and request handling.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide Level 2 technical assistance and support, and resolve problems related to the use of computer hardware and software for end users.
  • Analyze, resolve, respond to, and document end user inquiries
  • Install desktop/Laptop software using approved tools
  • Troubleshoot operating system
  • Troubleshoot connection issues with LAN/WAN
  • Update tickets with accurate and timely records of work performed, and resolution detail
  • Maintain and contribute to a knowledge base
  • Coordinate hardware warranty repair
  • Escalate to 3rd party vendors when necessary
  • Responsible for raising and coordinating problem management issues
  • Perform additional tasks (end user/infra related) when required
  • Participate in projects
  • Strong understanding and skills in SLA, KPI Management


EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience providing IT support services required, end user support experience preferred
  • Experience in factory/manufacturing environment desirable
  • Experienced in Active Directory user administration, OS imaging processes, ticketing, SW installation and imaging tools, automated help desk systems, troubleshooting in the Windows desktop environment (networking, OS, Microsoft Office suite, PC hardware, printers), network and local printer installation
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, Windows Security (Share and NTFS permissions).
  • Extensive knowledge Windows OS and related configuration.
  • Basic knowledge of Servers, Switches, Routers, and Data Center related HW
  • Basic knowledge of Backup technologies
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented multi tower and vendor environments.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work, and
  • Ability to adapt to new processes and procedures
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to handle and safeguard confidential information
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to deliver services on time, demonstrate strong customer service skills, and achieve a high degree of end user satisfaction
  • Ability to convey technical issues and material to non-technical end users and managers

EDUCATION:
  • Diploma or degree in IT
  • ITIL and/or any other additional certification preferred
  • HP Certification


  • Seniority Level
  • Associate
  • Industry
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Employment Type
  • Full-time
  • Job Functions
  • Information Technology

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