IT Support - 2nd Level

  • Location:

    Bathgate, West Lothian

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kenneth McCulloch

  • Contact email:

    kenneth.mcculloch@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/551881

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-20

  • Start date:

    18/02/2020 08:44:48

IT Support - Remote Operations
Permanent
Bathgate
£24,000-£28,000


Search Consultancy's Managed Service client in Bathgate has a requirement for a Remote Operations Engineer providing 1st to 3rd line support to external customers and internal systems. This is a permanent vacancy, based in Bathgate with excellent opportunity for progression.

Principle roles and responsibilities

Delivery of Desktop & Infrastructure Services and Support across internal and external customer base.

* Deliver 2nd / 3rd level support to remote client set.
* Build standard remote agents to support remote monitoring and reporting.
* Deploy agents to new customers, update agents on current customer base and delete agents as necessary.
* Manage, maintain and record work assignments to ensure they are achieved within the agreed SLAs.
* Log all undertaken works in the Service Desk system with required info accordingly, customer contact, regular updates and closure.
* Take ownership of specific customers and develop Service Improvement Plans for customer set.
* Communicate with customers on a frequent basis as to status of outstanding works held under your responsibility.
* Liaise directly with Field Service Engineers and Consultants to resolve issues which require on-site involvement.

Internal Systems Support

Desktops
* Microsoft Operating Systems
* Microsoft Applications e.g. Office,
* Anti-virus
Servers
* MS Windows Server Operating Systems
* MS SQL
* MS Terminal Server
* MS Exchange
* Backup exec
* Mitel 3300 Phone system

Other
* Other utility programs for time keeping, task reporting etc.
* Networking
Skills
* Successful track record in delivering high volume Desktop and Infrastructure Support services
* 2nd level networking skills developing to 3rd level
* Ability to troubleshoot and resolve network issues
* Ability to configure switches, routers and firewalls
* Understanding of self-limitations and when to ask for help
* Have confidence in dealing with customers at all levels and provide a credible and professional approach.
* Solid understanding and experience of troubleshooting and administering technologies such as Win Operating Systems, Server Operating Systems, Active Directory, MS Exchange, MS Office, VPN, Firewalls, VMware, Security and Microsoft Systems Centre Technologies.
* Proven competency for solving complex customer problems, priority setting and delivering results quickly.
* Excellent communication skills.
 

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