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Support Desk Consultant / IT Helpdesk / IT Support Engineer
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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 12th November
Location: York
Salary/Rate: £18,000 - £23,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: OPTS-01_1573577256
Contact Name: Bluetown Online

Job Title: Support Desk Consultant

Location: York, North Yorkshire

Salary: £18k to £23k dependent on experience

Job type: Permanent, Full time

The Company is one of the market leaders in providing specialist IT solutions for opticians and the optical profession. Head office is in York and their customers are based throughout the UK and Ireland.

The Role

They are looking for an experienced IT professional to join their Support Desk Team in providing a high quality and efficient service to over 1000 customers with their hardware and software.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for computers, be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system environment and have at least 2 years Support Desk experience of troubleshooting and resolving common problems experienced by users. Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide telephone support for customers in difficulty with software or hardware.
  • Analyse and resolve the customer's problems as quickly and efficiently as possible.
  • Dial in to the customer's system to provide remote support when necessary.
  • Log all calls on the company's support software and update as necessary.
  • Document and report 'bugs' / 'change requests' to Development.
  • Make courtesy calls to customers who have not contacted the Support Desk for more than 6 months.

The Candidate:

  • Excellent communications skills and a good telephone manner.
  • Good attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure.
  • A calm, patient and professional demeanour.
  • Ability to plan and execute work both independently and as a team member.
  • Self-motivation to learn new skills and update existing ones.
  • Reliable and punctual.

Essential Skills:

  • Hands-on experience working in an end-user desktop support role. (Minimum 2 years)
  • Thorough understanding of PC hardware, peripherals and peer to peer networking.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows desktop environment and Office suite.
  • Full and clean UK driving license.

Desirable Skills:

  • Microsoft (or similar) accredited training would be advantageous.
  • LogMeIn remote support software.
  • Diagnostic utilities, such as anti-virus, anti-malware and more.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; IT Support Engineer, IT Service Engineer, IT Service Desk Technician, 2nd Line Helpdesk Engineer, IT Support Technician, 2nd Line Support Engineer, Support Technician, 2nd Line Support Technician, Technical Support, IT Support, 2nd Line Support and Support Desk Consultant may also be considered for this role.

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