Desktop Support Engineer
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
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Job title: Desktop Support Engineer
Location: Abingdon / Slough
Contract duration: 12 Months
Daily rate: £110 - £130 per day
*Manage Desktop Devices (hardware, software, and connectivity) incidents through to resolution.
*Strong knowledge on Windows, MAC & IMAC troubleshooting, and desk side support services.
*Manage hard and soft break-fix services for laptops and desktops.
*Provide standard and approved hardware and software (operating systems and standard office applications) support and maintenance on Desktop (Field Users) Devices for their entire lifecycle (including the remote management of Desktop Devices using appropriate tools).
*Support, Manage, Optimize and Maintain the configuration and installation of the Desktop, to include, but not limited to, patch updates, hardware replacements, with spares provided by the vendor.
*Analyse Service Desk calls for Desktop Devices and incident data to identify and advise Customer of any potential user training requirement and automation.
*Ensure that each Desktop Device is installed with the appropriate Desktop image.
*Manage Desktop Devices (hardware and software) incidents through to resolution.
*Monitor security profiles and anti-virus software on all Desktop Devices and take appropriate action in the event of non-compliance with security requirements
*Provide VIP support for Deskside issues per contract and be the point of contact at the site for all IT-related issues if no other IT support team unavailable like for MI calls.
*Strong knowledge of Windows, MAC, IOS & IMAC troubleshooting, and desk side support services.
*Knowledge and experience on windows 7 OS
*Experience in Asset Management & VIP support is desired.
*The person should have interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, Leadership quality and must be a logical thinker.
*Good to have - knowledge in AD and smart hands and feet support.
*Experience with Service management tool - ex - ServiceNow
*Should have good expertise in EUC tools, remote support tools, MS office, and outlook.
*Preferable to have a good understanding of Lync, VPN, and mobile device support.
*Should be aware of ITIL process of Incident, Change, Problem, Service Request, and related activities like spare and buffer stock management
*Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from three-year College or technical school with an emphasis in electronics required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.