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Help desk technician

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Macildowie Associates

Northampton, Northamptonshire United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Principle Duties & Responsibilities

  • First point of contact for local end users seeking help
  • Assist with documenting technical solutions for hardware upgrades, disposal, loaner systems, asset inventory, software inventory, remote imaging, new hire setup, termination, relocation, remote or automated updates, and remote support
  • Deploy software images for desktop PCs, laptops and mobile clients
  • Troubleshoot and replace failed laptop, PC or printer hardware
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers to ensure appropriate and agreed services are delivered
  • Handle problem recognition, research, isolation, resolution and follow-up for routine software and hardware problems.
  • Follow internal IT processes; provide effective and timely support against our SLA's committed to our internal customers.
  • Log, prioritize, and assign calls, voicemail, emails and walk-up requests in the IT ticket system.
  • Manage deliverables associated with a project by prioritizing, tracking, and completing assigned tasks.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Work Experience

Typical range of experience is 6 months -2 years with information technology and how information technology supports business objectives


  • At least 1 years' experience of IT helpdesk support environments
  • Must be able to work without supervision and able to set own direction
  • Knowledge of PC Hardware troubleshooting skills related to desktop and laptops, printers and monitors
  • Knowledge of computer basics including Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office, network connectivity and communication protocols
  • Knowledge of information technology and experience relating to information technology issues and problems

Skills and Abilities

  • Good listening, verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Dedicated commitment in a team environment
  • Promotes ongoing, consistent and positive change with a proactive approach to work
  • Must be a self-guided individual capable of self-teaching and inner-direction. Will have a basic and intuitive understanding of what needs to be done
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Maintains current knowledge of information technology and keeps abreast of new and emerging technologies

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