Service Desk Support Engineer Trafford Park / Manchester /North West

FT Select
Up to £25,000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Service Desk Support Engineer – Trafford Park / Manchester / North West Windows / MS SQL / Linux / Telecommunications / Networking / Desktop / Infrastructure / Contact Centre - Service Desk Support Engineer Experienced Service Desk Support Engineer required for our cutting edge Software Solutions client based in Manchester. Our client wishes to recruit a Service Desk Support Engineer with a working knowledge of PC & server hardware architecture , Windows OS, MS SQL and Enterprise Workforce Management to work in their contact centre. For this role, excellent customer service skills are absolutely essential; the quality of communication to the customer must be second to none. You will be required to participate in the support shift rota , which will include some evening and weekend work Travel to client locations, nationally and internationally, as needed, during the course of provision of technical support, is also a requirement. Skills & Requirements Essential: - Technical working understanding of PC & server hardware architecture and Windows OS functionality to an administration level - A working knowledge of MS SQL database structure and queries - Solid and well developed problem management skills - Solid and well developed customer care skills - Technical working knowledge of one or more Enterprise Workforce Managemen t software packages - An awareness of telecommunications and networking architecture - An awareness of Call Centre operations - Excellent verbal and written communication skills Desirable: - Linux knowledge - European language skills Role Responsibilities: The Support Engineer is responsible for providing responses to production clients for the fulfilment of service requests To perform this job successfully, the successful candidate must be able to perform each essential duty listed below: -Respond to service requests, which can include: o Incidents impacting normal production operation o Validation of proposed changes o Requests for training o Queries on product functionality/operations -Accurately and promptly entering Service Requests & Incident details into the Service Desk System -Investigating the cause and resolution of incidents -Establishing appropriate operational workarounds to return clients to production status -Providing appropriate progress updates to clients in line with our contracted Service Level Agreements and specific commitments made with clients -Escalating incidents technically and to management as required, prior to SLA’s being breached -Adherence to all published applicable company policies and procedures -Completion of all published applicable company technical training material -Participation in the Support shift rota, which will include some evening and weekend work -Travel to client locations, nationally and internationally as required during the course of provision of technical support This job was originally posted as

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