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Regional Field Technician / Junior IT Support Engineer

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 7th January
Location: Corby
Salary/Rate: £19,554 - £26,317
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: Regional Field Technician

Location: Corby

Salary: £19,554 - £26,317 per annum

Job type: Full time, Permanent (37 hours per week)

The Trust has a vacancy for a Regional Field Technician based in Corby, to join a talented team of professionals providing technical support to all Trust academies and the Education Support Team.

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a hardworking individual to join a successful and growing organisation. The post sits within the IT Managed Service Team which is part of the Trust's operational team which is responsible for providing IT support for approximately 3000 staff and 19,000 pupils.

This role is responsible for the provision of first and second line support for the Trust's 35 academies and central Education Support Team. As part of the role, you will be providing support for incidents and service requests, using the most appropriate methods to provide effective solutions. The role is very customer focused and therefore you will need to be approachable with the ability to communicate effectively with a varied customer base.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support for incidents and service requests, including site visits, telephone and video calls, emails and service portal
  • Conduct planned visits to a number of academy sites in the geographical area; attend sites on a priority basis when necessary
  • Maintain excellent customer service when managing/communicating with colleagues who are reporting incidents or making service requests, recognising the priority of the individual's issue in the wider context of IT Service Delivery
  • Comply with the Change Management & Incident Management Process, Service Request and Major Incident Process and all other documented ITIL processes
  • Where appropriate identify and escalate incidents to the appropriate team manager
  • To keep up to date with technical developments in appropriate areas of work ensuring that as many reported incidents are resolved at the first point of contact as possible
  • Support with the development of policies across the Trust in particular those related to IT such as 'Acceptable Use'
  • Maintain computer peripheral equipment i.e. wireless devices, printers, whiteboards, projectors etc. and ensure they are ready for use and carry out, or organise repairs as necessary

The Candidate:

  • Possess relevant qualification in IT or equivalent IT experience
  • Have an eagerness to learn new technologies on the fore of Enterprise IT with a focus on cloud systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong focus on customer service
  • Have a strong focus on customer service, previous experience of this is desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of various Microsoft client and server operating systems, particularly Windows 10
  • Have a strong understanding and knowledge of a range of IT technologies
  • Be a strong team player
  • Able to prioritise work and deadlines
  • Ideally have previous experience in a client facing position

Benefits:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Mileage payment
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from their Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth

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