Nexus Jobs Limited

Job offer IT Support Technician


Nexus Jobs Limited

Job position

< 2 years experience
London, England, United Kingdom
Published on 09/07/2024

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Job Description

IT Support Technician


The role of IT Support Technician will lead and manage all day-to-day ICT 2 nd and 3 rd line support activities for multiple schools as directed by the ICT Network Manager and/or ICT Schools Manager.

The Support Technician will liaise with Head Office and 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.

Key Responsibilities
Provide 2 nd and 3 rd line support to UK staff, schools staff and students
Carry out routine 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, Network Manager or Schools 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
Effective engagement with IT service partners and 3rd parties

Technical Skills
Windows Server 2012/2016/2019
Windows 10
Active Directory support
LAN & WAN technologies and protocols, including VLAN, wireless, DNS and DHCP. and SOLUS3 support
Mobile device support including Apple, Windows, and Android tablets
AV and interactive boards and screens
Shared printing solutions
Desktop/Server Hardware support and troubleshooting
Apple device management and support

Flexible working, travel to support multiple sites/offices.
Experience of working in a Service Desk environment (2nd or 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

This will be a 2 to 3 months contract initially.

The position will be in North London.

Please do send your CV to us in Word format along with your daily rate and availability.

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