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1st Line IT Support Engineer/IT Helpdesk Support/IT Technician
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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 25th June
Location: Abingdon
Salary/Rate: £16000 - £25000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: IULT-80_1561474683_expired
Contact Name: Bluetown Online

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Job Title: IT Support EngineerLocation: Milton Park, Abingdon (OX14)Salary: Competitive depending on experience Job Type: Full Time, PermanentBackground:The Company has unlocked a new route to scalable fusion power that is cost-effective and does not require huge infrastructure and capital expenditure. The technology will revolutionise the world's energy production - it will be possible to produce more energy, more cheaply and with fewer harmful side effects (e.g. with no long term nuclear waste or carbon emissions).They aim to accelerate the development of fusion energy by combining two emerging technologies - spherical tokamaks and high-temperature superconductors. The company's innovation has been featured on Channel 4 news, BBC News Click and Reuters news channel and they received a Technology Pioneer Award at the World Economic Forum on 2016.This is the chance to join a fast-growing high technology company with an agile, dynamic team and to tackle the challenge of a lifetime.The Role:Are you highly motivated, enthusiastic and seeking a new challenge in a fast paced environment, then this could be the role for you. They are looking to recruit an IT Support Engineer who will be responsible for working closely with the IT Manager to deliver day to day support as well as the implementation and maintenance of the Company's critical IT infrastructure to fulfil the current and future business needs.Key Responsibilities:Assist users with IT related issuesInstalling/upgrading windows based computers and installing software packagesPrioritise and manage several open issues at any one time then escalating any unresolved issue to the IT ManagerConfiguring operating systems and using remote desktop connections to provide immediate supportSet up new user accounts and profiles and deal with any password issuesResearch and identify solutions to software and hardware issuesResolving security alerts on users computers Maintaining/creating documentation for processes and proceduresFollow up with users to ensure that their issues are resolvedProduce reports as and when necessaryUsed to working in a small technical teamAbility to work under pressure and independentlyKey Requirements:Essential:Proven work experience as an IT Support Engineer or similar roleHands on experience with Windows/Linux/Mac OS environmentsGood understanding of computer systems, mobiles devices and other tech productsFamiliarity with remote desk top applications and help desk softwareExcellent problem solving and communication skillsOffice 365Active DirectoryAbility to provide step-by-step technical help both written and verbalDesirable:Basic cyber security knowledgeVM wareCitrixAdditional certification in Microsoft, Linux, Cisco or similar technologies would be advantageousBenefits:25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)Company pension schemeEligible for company share option scheme after 1 years' serviceCompany bonus scheme, discretionary, dependant on performancePrivate medical insurance after 3 months serviceThis job includes the following hazards or safety-critical activities which will require successful pre-employment health screening through their Occupational Health Service before the successful candidate will be allowed to start work:Night working (11pm-6am)Work in hot or cold environmentsPlease click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for the role.Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; 1st Line IT Support Engineer, SQL, IT Technician, IT Support Engineer, IT Service Engineer, IT Service Desk Technician, IT Services Manager, 1st Line Helpdesk Engineer, Support Engineer, Support Technician, Desk Support, IT Support Technician, Support Technician, IT Support Engineer, Technical Support, IT Support, IT Systems Engineer, IT Systems Support, Trainee Software Developer may also be considered for this role.