ICT Support Technician

Reference:

MC.ICT 22299

Sector:

1st Line Support / Helpdesk, 2nd Line Support / Helpdesk, 3rd Line Support / Helpdesk, Helpdesk Manager, Support and Training, Systems / Support Analyst

Salary:

£25,000 Per Annum

Benefits:

+ Bens

Town/City:

Slough

Contract Type:

Permanent

LinkPoint specialises in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the ITsector. We have an excellent opportunity for an ICT Support Technician will provide day-to-day ICT support for staff and students on a school site. They will liaise with the School staff and the ICT Service Desk to identify, prioritise and resolve all ICT support and service requests.

This position is a group role and may be required to support other schools/sites as requested by the ICT Network Manager and/or ICT Client Services Manager.

ICT Support Technician’s Core Duties

  • Carry out routine maintenance of all computer hardware and network services to maintain agreed availability.
  • Respond to and resolve ICT faults and requests through onsite visits and remote support tools, to achieve agreed service levels.
  • Install and configure approved computer hardware and licenced software, following agreed policies and procedures.
  • Maintain site documentation, including hardware and software inventories, to ensure accuracy of information, legal and financial compliance.
  • Manage staff and student user accounts following agreed policies and procedures.
  • Monitor server back-ups to ensure system and user data is protected and secure.
  • Monitor ICT (physical and network) security and report any risks or incidents to School Head teachers, the ICT Network Manager, ICT Client Service Manager and the Head of ICT (UK).
  • Maintain site documentation to ensure accuracy of information.
  • Any other reasonably requested duties.

ICT Support Technician’s Person Specification

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good communication skills, including written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivation, effective time management and the ability to work unsupervised
  • Must be able to use initiative and work under pressure
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills and methods
  • Have the ability to think creatively and problem solve
  • Ability to work closely with and help develop the skills of other team members
  • Experience of working in a Service Desk environment (1st or 2nd line support role)
  • A clean UK driving license

ICT Support Technician’s Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Active Directory:
  • Windows 7/8/10 OS
  • Microsoft Office /10/13 Suites
  • LAN & WAN technologies and protocols, including VLAN, wireless, DNS, DHCP.
  • SIMS.net: Support

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