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Junior Support Engineer

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Recruiter: Surevine
Listed on: 13th June
Location: WFH/London
Salary/Rate: £23,000 - £30,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

A fabulous opportunity for a Junior Support Engineer to do a range of things at a 1st and 2nd line level, with your responsibilities growing with your experience.  We are a small, highly successful software house working on prestigious projects predominantly in National Government.  We have a WFH policy but this role will have a 'hybrid' element where you will work at home and also in our Central London co-working hub.  So you can mainly work from home but also work in the office on average 2 days a month (though you can do more if you wish!).


We understand that this is a Junior role, but we have high hopes for the person joining us! The list below includes all the responsibilities you will take on but fear not - you will be coached and supported through all of these until you are ready to take those steps on your own. Look at this as more of an aspirational list - do these look like the challenges you would want to get your teeth stuck into?

  • Act as front-line Support Engineer, ensuring all support tickets are proactively managed throughout their lifecycle, and regularly updated with active client communications
  • Resolve first line support issues and where necessary liaise with clients, internal customers, and support partners in order to resolve first line support issues - you will be the face of Surevine and the first point of contact for people having problems, so you will need to prioritise customer satisfaction and engagement above all else
  • Escalate issues, as needed, to Technical Lead
  • Update and maintain Surevine's knowledge bases
  • Produce the support data required for Surevine's monthly service reports
  • Support our multi-disciplinary software development teams as needed
  • Be part of an occasional out-of-hours on call rota
  • Configure and setup new starter's laptops
  • Track and audit company assets via an asset manager
    Future Responsibilities
  • Configure and maintain security SaaS systems (Security Scanning/UEM device management/Antivirus)
  • Support and maintain Surevine's internal cloud infrastructure, network infrastructures and maintain high availability through proactive measures, advanced troubleshooting and proactive administration
  • Deploy software and changes to clients' systems during out of hours change windows

Skills and Experience

We aren't expecting you to be a dab hand at everything just yet, but any experience, exposure to or even an awareness of the following will be a big help:

  • Jive software
  • Amazon AWS
  • Password management tools (e.g. LastPass)
  • Computer management - (e.g. Airwatch)
  • Mac OS / Ubuntu setup and configuration
  • Networks and Security - TCP/IP, routing, firewalling, IPSEC and SSL-VPN
  • Security scanning - GreenBone, Guarduty etc.

Character traits and experience

  • Background in Customer Support / Service Desk
  • Disciplined, self-organised and motivated to learn and improve in a busy and changing environment
  • Demonstrable Customer Service characteristics; good spoken, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail. Can you spot the difference between I and l (i and L)?


  • Hold a Computer Science, Engineering, Security or numerate degree qualification, a BTEC Higher National Diploma or other vocational equivalent (such as identifiable contribution to an Open Source project) 

You will work on leading edge tech, working with a hugely talented tech team, where technical and professional development are important features in the company culture.  We'd like to hear from a team player who is tenacious about getting things done in an environment of creativity and quality delivery.  In due course you may need to be security cleared.

Contact Name: Kieran Best
Reference: TJ/9969/TNJITSUPP
Job ID: 3102887

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