1st/2nd Line Support Engineer

1st/2nd Line Support Engineer

Job Title: 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: East London, London
Salary: Up to £150.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00101151_1563530273
Contact Name: John Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2019 10:57

Job Description

CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY: 1st / 2nd Line Support Engineer - Microsoft technologies - East London - Initial 2-3 month contract - Competitive daily rate (DoE)

Our client is hiring for a 1st / 2nd Line Support Engineer to join their IT Support team on an initial 2-3 month contract based in East London:

As a 1st / 2nd Line Support Engineer, your focus will be to provide support to our users and resolve as many incidents as possible as the first point of contact, escalating where necessary to second line support teams.

You will be responsible for providing first and some second line support across all IT equipment and consumables that are supplied to staff for their business activities, including laptops, desktop PCs and tablets, in addition to supporting software installed on these devices.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual, who has a passion for technology, can adapt to a busy working environment and has exceptional communication skills! As you will be liaising with colleagues across the organisation.

- Monitor the Service Desk queue within ITSM tool, reassigning tickets where required.
- Resolving a high percentage of incidents at the first point of contact, following knowledge base articles
- Ensuring all SLA's are met, prioritising support tickets and escalating as of when required
- Develop and maintain team documentation, related to 1st line support activities, including the creation and updating of knowledge articles.
- Troubleshoot, diagnose and fix faulty user equipment and operating systems.
- Liaise with third-party software and hardware suppliers

Skills and Capabilities required:
- Ideally have worked within a Service Desk role/environment before
- Excellent communication skills, verbal and written as you will be liaising with colleagues across different regions
- Working knowledge of desktop technologies, including Windows, Exchange and Active Directory
- Previously worked with fault ticket management systems
- Can work within a team and independently
- Thoroughly enjoys problem solving
- Understanding of the Office 365 suite of applications such as Sharepoint and Microsoft Teams
- Basic knowledge of Web Application management
- Understanding of ITIL principles

Is this exciting opportunity of interest? If so, please apply and I will be in touch ASAP.

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