1st Line Support

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  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT Support

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus

  • Contact:

    Sophie Prescott

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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A leader within the Financial Services industry are now seeking a 1st Line Support Engineer to join their growing Support function based in Southampton. We are looking for candidates with a proven interest in technology and excellent communication skills to join their dedicated technology support team.

The Role:

* Act as first point of contact for all calls, ensuring that issues are logged both by email and telephone.
* Follow the basic processes and diagnostics to establish the problem on-site and where possible resolve the issue
* Escalate issues and highlight any issues that need further attention to senior team members
* Provide software support using Remote Control/Access systems
* Consistently represent the business, liaising to customers in a clear and professional manner
* Notify management about any high-level issues, with regular updates when requested as per procedure.
* Ensure that all system alerts are dealt with in a proactive manner
* Assist with the implementation of new software, hardware releases and rollouts, ensuring that procedures are followed
* Must be flexible and willing to complete shift work - this involves a 12-hour shift rota, with 4 days on and 4 days off

Key Skills/Qualifications:
* Qualified to GCSE Level and above
* Excellent customer service skills
* Problem analysis/problem solving
* Good timekeeping
* Adaptability
* Computer Literate
* Quick learner

Candidates will ideally have some of the following skills:

* Windows Operating Systems
* Network Infrastructure
* Visual Basics and C#
* Microsoft Office
* Remote Connections

If you are interested in this role, please apply in the first instance with an up-to-date copy of your CV.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.