IT Support Engineer

Are you an experienced IT Support Engineer looking to work for a smaller, more personal company that uses customer service as their competitive advantage?

My Bicester based IT support and service client seek an experienced IT Support Engineer to join their team. You will be supporting a range of business clients who all vary in terms of size, with a variety of desktop issues over the phone and utilising remote monitoring software.

This is a great opportunity if you are an enthusiastic individual with a minimum of 1 years' experience within an IT support role. You must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Windows and MAC operating systems to include servers. Also working knowledge of email configurations (Imap, POP, Exchange), PC's, Hardware, Software, with a good level of common sense and an keen interest in IT. The role is to provide IT support to business customers, over the phone and via remote sessions.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

*To diagnose and resolve software, hardware and network incidents, including operating systems (Windows and Mac) and across a range of software applications via phone or remote sessions
*To assist all our users with any logged IT related incident when called upon
*To take ownership of issues by carrying out problem analysis to implement temporary or permanent fixes with the aim of restoring service to the customer as soon as possible; escalating incidents to other support teams where necessary
*To accurately record, update and document requests using the IT service desk CRM system
*To install and configure new IT equipment
*To resolve incidents and upgrade different types of software and hardware
*To resolve incidents with printers, copiers and scanners
*To maintain a first class level of customer service ensuring that all customers are treated efficiently and in an appropriate manner
*Maintain excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels in the organisation
*To be a highly motivated team player with the skills and ability to manage changing priorities
*Must be able to have a flexible approach to working hours, usually this will be normal office hours, but occasionally will include evening and weekend work
*Be willing to attend internal training as necessary to keep up to date with the latest technology and internal system processes.
*To work within the relevant legislation, policies and procedures
*To participate in the Annual Performance Development Review Process
*Undertaking other duties not specifically stated which from time to time are necessary without altering the nature or level of responsibility

Personal Attributes
*Excellent organisational skills.
*Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people in a professional manner, face to face, on the telephone and in writing
*Ability to demonstrate practical troubleshooting and problem analysis techniques
*Good attention to detail and ability to show initiative
*Ability to plan and prioritise work load without supervision
*Ability to prioritise, manage and perform under pressure to meet SLA's.
*Excellent knowledge of Customer Service best practice.
*Willing to work flexibly and with enthusiasm
*Must have experience in customer IT support or be qualified within a relevant discipline
*Ability to take ownership of their role

Please note that this advert is being run on behalf of our client in Bicester and your CV/details will be forwarded to them directly to contact you regards suitability and the interview process. If you do not wish your details to be forwarded DO NOT apply to this advert and email me directly (url removed)

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