2nd Line Support Engineer (Managed Services) – Milton Keynes

2nd Line Support Engineer (Managed Services) – Milton Keynes–NEW!!

The Company:
Focus IT have the pleasure of working with this WELL established IT Solutions Company. Due to demand they are seeking a 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer to compliment their existing support team.

The Role:
The role will be to proactively ensure that all clients receive exceptional Customer service during all contact with the Service Desk, thus ensuring continual exceptional operational service. All support must be performed with minimal business impact on the customer and within agrees service levels.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• To handle incoming technical support incidents, requests and changes.
• Management of personal call queue, ensuring calls are closed in a timely fashion.
• Provide updates and ensure ongoing customer communication is maintained.
• Resolution of calls ranging from simple password resets to complex server queries.
• Escalation of calls to 3rd Line Team as necessary.
• To work as part of a close-knit and highly skilled team of Engineers.
• Provide excellent customer service.
• Work with other internal teams (3rd Line Technical Delivery Teams, Development, Projects, etc.)
• Perform software builds/re-builds on PCs and laptops as required.
• Fix hardware faults and install upgrades to client hardware.
• Attend customer premises from time to time to perform on-site work.

You will contribute to service desk incidents through to completion, recognising when escalation is required for the quickest resolution for the client. You will provide clients with continual and regular updates throughout the management of their incidents, whether assigned to you or a higher level engineer. The role will require you to work effectively on the service desk systems, keeping all tickets fully updated in real time. Other responsibilities will involve performing on-site client visits as a representative of the company where necessary to resolve a technical incident.

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate will come from an outsourced or IT service background, with impeccable customer service skills. You will be proficient in Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Exchange, Terminal Server, Microsoft XP, Microsoft Vista and Microsoft Office 2003/ 2007 along Active Directory.

Key Skills:

• You will ideally have 2 years experience in a 2nd Line Support or Infrastructure Support role
• Knowledge of SQL Server, Server 2003 and 2008/R2, 2012, Exchange 2003 and 2007 and Terminal Services (RDP) as well as PC / client Operating Systems is all an advantage.
• You will have a strong knowledge of Microsoft environments, virtualisation and have proficient problem solving skills.

This role is a 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer and can also be known as a Support Analyst, Helpdesk Analyst, 2nd Line Engineer, Technical Engineer, IT Support Engineer and Helpdesk Engineer.

Any qualifications such as MCSE, MCSA, MCITP or CCNA would be highly beneficial towards your application

The Location:
The role is based in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire and is commutable from Northampton, Bedfordshire, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Luton and North London.

This is an excellent opportunity to join this dynamic market leader. Please send CV’s to raj@focus-it-uk.com or alternatively call Raj Gohil on 0844 875 9375 for more information.

Salary: £25,000 – £28,000 + Pension Scheme + Health Care, Subsidised Gym Membership and much more.

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

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