Nexus Jobs Limited

Job offer IT Support Technician

Milton Keynes

Nexus Jobs Limited

Job position

Permanent
£28k-30k
2 to 5 years experience
Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
Published on 09/07/2024

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Job Description

IT Support Technician

Purpose

The role of IT Support Technician will lead and manage all day-to-day IT 2 nd and 3 rd line support activities for Schools.

The IT Support Technician will liaise with School staff, the IT Service Desk and other 3 rd line support teams to identify, prioritise, own and resolve all IT support and service requests.

The IT Support Technician will work closely with the Projects teams to assist with the seamless delivery of technology transition projects

This position is a UK role and will be required to support other schools/sites as requested by the UK Service Delivery Manager.

Key Responsibilities
Provide 2 nd and 3 rd line support to UK School staff and students
Support Transformation Projects
Work alongside and support strategic technical delivery and IT Solutions Strategy
Carry out routine BAU maintenance of all computer hardware and network services to maintain agreed availability.
Respond to and resolve IT faults and requests through onsite visits and remote support tools to agreed service levels.
Install and configure approved computer hardware and licensed 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 and maintain server back-ups to ensure system and user data is protected and secure.
Monitor IT (physical and network) security and report any risks or incidents to School Head teachers, IT Manager
Any other reasonably requested duties


Person Specification
Exceptional customer service and communication skills, including written and verbal.
Excellent interpersonal skills including communicating effectively and professionally with people at all levels of the organization.
Effective communication skills in a technical respect with other IT professionals, and in non-technical terms with other colleagues
Self-motivation, effective time management and the ability to work unsupervised.
Must be able to use initiative and work under pressure, consistently employing a customer centric approach to resolving all IT issues.
Demonstrable methodical problem solving, excellent analytical skills and creative thinking.
Able to demonstrate good judgement and decision-making skills in resolving issues in challenging situations, knowing when to sign post, escalate and resolve issues.
Experience in establishing new processes and procedures as well as following those already in place and always looking for improvements.
A desire to, and demonstrable experience of supporting teaching and learning
Project team member skills
Effective engagement with IT service partners and 3rd parties
A clean UK driving license.


Technical Skills
Windows Server 2012/2016
Windows 10
Active Directory support
Office365
Microsoft Office 2013/2016 suites
LAN & WAN technologies and protocols, including VLAN, wireless, DNS and DHCP.
SIMS.net and SOLUS3 support
AV and interactive boards and screens
Shared printing solutions
Desktop/Server Hardware support and troubleshooting
Apple device management and support

Experience
Experience of working in a Service Desk environment (2nd - 3rd line support role)
Experience of working in the education or similar sector is preferable.
ITIL preferred but not essential.
Key Competencies

Role Specific

Work Planning and Scheduling
Time Management
Listening and Organisation
Training, Mentoring and Delegating
Problem Identification and Solution
Process Improvement

Safeguarding Responsibilities
To comply with safeguarding policies, procedures and code of conduct
To demonstrate a personal commitment to safeguarding and student/colleague wellbeing
To ensure that any safeguarding concerns or incidents are reported appropriately in line with policy.
To engage in safeguarding training when required

Remuneration

Competitive salary
Contributory pension scheme
Private healthcare
Life assurance
School fee discount
Professional development
25 days holiday (pro-rata'd to part time)


You will be based between 2 schools in Milton Keynes.

The salary will be circa £28K - £30K + Benefits.

Please do send your CV to us in Word format along with your salary and notice period.

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