IT Service Desk Agent (Shift)

IT Service Desk Agent (Shift)

Job Title: IT Service Desk Agent (Shift)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 893461_1515520745
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2018 17:59

Job Description

IT Service Desk Agent (Shift)

Your experience providing IT Service Desk to highly valuable customers as well as managing and distributing software, hardware and mobile devices would make an immediate positive impact to one of the largest defence contractors in the world

Working for a market leader in the Engineering industry that specialised in the HMG and Defence sectors, you will get the opportunity to grow and shine alongside the business, giving you phenomenal career prospects and a defined path for your development. Our client is working as part of a consortium on a £11 billion change management projects

My client is a global Engineering company that has always been renowned for its innovative engineering. Providing high-quality products & services to the Defence, Government, Financial & Professional and Infrastructure & Utilities sectors.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Applications IT Shift Service Desk Agent to work within my client's IT service desk division responsible for the management, order and distribution of software, hardware and mobile devices and also for ensuring a high level of customer service for the current corporate estates with more than 1000 desktops, 4000 + laptops, 500+ Mobile phones and more than 1800 smart devices with more than 4000 monthly requests.

You also will have the opportunity to work alongside leading thinkers in the industry at a company renowned for cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

Providing 1st and 2nd Line technical support the IT Service Desk Agent will be responsible for providing customer support via phone, email and drop-in visits into the Service Desk maintaining a high degree of customer service at all times.

About the job:

They currently require the services of an IT service desk agent. This role includes: -

* Managing all calls via IT logging system relating to the company support of all software and hardware in a dynamic operational environment.
* Managing and being responsible for Software license management including ordering and distribution of new software and licenses.
* Flexible - ability to work a 24*7*365 shift with potential requirements for shift change at short notice
* Providing technical expertise and allocating technical calls to the relevant resolver group and escalating when is necessary .
* Build relationships with key stakeholders and customers

About you:

Experience and Qualifications


* Excellent customer service skills
* Ability to work in a 24/7/365 shift pattern.
* Proven experience of working in a busy Service Desk environment
* Understanding of Active Directory , Networking , mobile telephony and smart devices

Desirable Qualifications

* Proven experience in Windows XP/Win 7/iOS Operating Systems (Windows 10 desirable)
Minimum of ITIL Foundation V3 certification
* Minimum of CompTIA A+ qualification

Role: IT Service Desk Agent (Shift)
Location: Aldershot, North Hampshire
Salary: Up to £25K + Excellent benefits
Keywords: ITIL, CompTIA A+, helpdesk, service desk, network, software, hardware, 1st support, technical support ,Microsoft, SLM ,license.

If you are looking to develop your career within including services, governments and military worldwide sectors, with the opportunity to have regular contact with main stakeholders within clients, please apply now. This role is a unique opportunity for someone looking to have a mix of key activities with the opportunity to progress within the company and work across a variety of sectors for an extremely well respected multinational defence technology

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.