Desktop Support Engineer / 2nd Line support engineer

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We have a fantastic contract opportunity for a Desktop Support Analyst based in Slough.

Role is outside of IR 35

**The successful candidate will ideally have the ITIL certification and a Valid DBS or be prepared to apply for one **

**Successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate 3 years + on job experience in desktop support**

Previous local government experience is preferred and O365 experience needed

Successful candidate will also need 3+ years of hands on desktop support experience

Role of the Desktop Support Analyst:

The team will cover operational hours between 08:00 and 18:00 on a rota basis. Out of hours working may be a requirement to undertake specific projects or accommodation moves for which prior notification will be given and overtime will be paid. On call, the provision of regular support requirements to Clients before 08.00hrs and after 18.00hrs may be required on a rota basis. If applicable an allowance will be payable. A security clearance check via Disclosure Scotland is a requirement of the role.

Reporting to the Service Support Lead the Desktop Support Analyst will:
• Record all support requests received by telephone or email in the Call Logging System
• Follow call handling processes to provide an efficient service for the user including the appropriate use of wrap time, talk time, breaks, hot buttons and logging in.
• Record, monitor, update and respond to support requests in a timely manner, owning each call to completion, or, by reassigning it to other areas of the department, as per process.
• Use remote support tools to assist users and resolve issues, agreeing to customer visits as a last possible outcome/action.
• Undertake the set up and delivery of IT and mobile equipment to users as required.
• Proactively monitor requests and systems and act accordingly to fix issues before they become major incidents.
• Engage fully and be an active participant in all Critical Incident and Problem Management activities.
• Complete all registers as requested egg equipment registers, signing in and out, timesheets etc.
• Perform routine maintenance tasks regularly to maintain asset registers and any Call databases within the Call Logging System.
• Escalate any unusual events or issues to Team Lead / management asap.
• Be prepared to advice, train and cross skill colleagues as an ongoing process to maintain and strengthen team performance.
• Act as a project resource, reporting back to project managers, as required.
• Perform all required as part of the role such that the team will be successful and all arvato / customer KPI targets will be achieved.
• Employ customer focused communication techniques, both written and verbal, in the handling of all requests and face to face communications.
• In every activity, support the business by maintaining a commercial focus in all end user or Client communication

If you are an experienced Desktop Support Engineer looking for your next contract please apply now!

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