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Entry Level IT Technician

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Recruiter: Met Office
Listed on: 16th November
Location: Exeter
Salary/Rate: £20,655 - £22,201
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Our reward package

The Met Office is recruiting for Entry Level IT Technicians based at our Exeter HQ with hybrid/ remote working.

Your total reward package is potentially worth up to £29,887 annually, which includes basic salary, potential corporate bonus and employer pension contributions.

Your starting salary will be £20655.00 with opportunities to progress to £22201.00 over time. New joiners to the Met Office will start on the salary band minima.

Your package includes: - Outstanding Civil Service Pension - Flexible hours and homeworking - Annual Leave starting at 27.5 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising to 32.5 days (plus Bank Holidays) after 5 years and option to buy or sell up to 5 days per year of annual leave - Cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel - Access to discounted shopping on a range of retail, leisure and lifestyle categories

We believe in helping our people to be all that they can be and that's why, on top of your reward package, we will invest in your training and personal development to help you to reach your potential.

Who we are

We provide critical weather services and world-leading climate science, to help people make better decisions to stay safe and thrive.

Our exceptional people deliver scientific, technological and operational expertise and provide critical services. Our people work together to deliver extraordinary impact, making us one of the most trusted forecasters in the world.

A career at the Met Office opens a wealth of opportunities to work with world class partners, such as Microsoft, ESRI, AWS and many others.

Our values - it's who we are:

  • We're a force for good
  • We're experts by nature
  • We live and breathe it
  • We're better together
  • We keep evolving

We're the Met Office, come and join us and help us to make a difference.

Job Purpose

We need you to help us deliver high quality technology services to our customers.

These are entry-level opportunities, so we are looking for motivated candidates with the potential to thrive.

If you are passionate about technology and looking for a career developing and supporting software and services that matter, in a world leading organisation that will invest in you and your future, then we'd love to hear from you!

What we are looking for - Our Essential Criteria

  1. Technical Skills: Enthusiasm for IT, with demonstrable ability in at least one of the following technical domains
    • Microsoft Windows
    • PC Infrastructure
    • Good knowledge of hardware and software installation and support
    • Mobile device management
  2. Problem Solving: Fast learner with an aptitude for quickly understanding and solving technical problems. Knows when to seek help if no progress is being made
  3. Enthusiasm: Driven, enthusiastic and delivery focused.
  4. Communication and Collaboration: Good communication skills are a must as this is a customer facing role at times.

Desirable Criteria

We encourage you to apply if you believe you meet our essential criteria, but your application will be even stronger if you have:

  1. Knowledge of incident management.
  2. Asset and configuration management.
  3. Existing or comparable IT experience

How to apply

Click below and attach your CV and a Cover Letter which evidences how you meet the each of the essential criteria. Closing date 29/11/2021 at 23:59 with interviews commencing from 08/12/2021 . You will hear from us once the closing date has passed. Our interviews are taking place remotely via Microsoft Teams.

How we can help:

If you are considering applying and need assistance to do so, please contact us via . You can request adjustments either within your application or by contacting us. Should you be offered an interview, please be aware there may be a selection exercise which could include a presentation, written test or a scenario-based activity.

You can select in your application to be considered under the Disability Confident (Guaranteed Interview) Scheme. To be invited to interview/assessment under this scheme, your application must meet the essential criteria for the role.

We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from those with all protected characteristics. We recruit on merit, fairness, and open competition in line with the Civil Service Code.

We can only accept applications from those eligible to live and work in the UK - please refer to GOV.UK for information.

Additional information

We operate an on-call roster in Technology to provide 24/7/365 support to respond to operational service requirements. This post may be part of an on-call roster and the postholder would be required to participate in an on-call roster where in operation. The hiring manager will be able to let you know if this applies to this job.

Contact Name: Hannah Bird
Reference: TJ/3181/Tech01070_1637066245
Job ID: 3006052



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