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IT Support Engineer Croydon | Job Vacancy

Job description: IT support engineer (1st/2nd line) 18K +Bonuses

The Company

SysFix IT Support provides IT support contracts to small and medium businesses across London and the United Kingdom. We have been supporting local businesses since 2003 with our main ethos geared towards helping businesses make the most from IT. Providing our clients with unlimited remote, email and telephone support for a fixed monthly fee. A personal service comes as standard as we pride ourselves on knowing each client individually and tailoring our service to their needs. In 2015, SysFix moved to Limited Company Status and are now looking to grow our team.

Requirements

We require a minimum grade of A-C in GCSE in English, Maths & Science.
Ideally, you will also hold a relevant IT Qualification such as a HND or above or an industry specific qualification such as MCSE or A+.

The position

We are looking for a bright, outgoing individual who enjoys IT not only as a career but also as a hobby. The ideal candidate must be able to engage in conversation with our clients in a professional manner in an upbeat personal way. IT skills are paramount but maintaining and developing our client relationships are essential, therefore we are looking for someone who is a people person. We're looking for someone who is a quick learner and capable of using initiative to solve problems. Our ideal employee would also have a keen interest in helping to grow the business.

Responsible to

This role reports directly to the IT manager.

Duties/areas of responsibility

The position will involve the following areas of responsibility after training and under supervision

•Escalating IT issues to the IT manager where necessary
•Responsible for managing backups
•Diagnosing and resolving technical issues on PC's, Macs and Servers
•Undertaking small- to medium-sized IT projects as instructed by your line manager
•Supporting and maintaining Microsoft and Linux Server/Desktops and Microsoft Exchange
•Setting up and configuring new laptops and desktops
•Installing authorised software to laptops and desktops
•Ensuring security and upgrades are applied to desktops and laptops and kept up to date
•Antivirus installation to all desktops and laptops
•Reporting faults and maintaining logs on servers, desktops and laptops
•Completing internal user moves including phones
•Patching of network and phones
•Making of Cat 5 e network cables were necessary
•Ensuring all logs for equipment and users are maintained
•Setting up and configuring new client servers
•Installing authorised software to client servers
•Ensuring patches and upgrades are applied to client servers
•Fault finding on client servers
•Creating purchase requisitions for IT hardware/software
•Ensuring licensing for all software purchased is recorded and maintained
•Exchange server mailbox maintenance including archiving mailboxes using Exchange onsite and 365.
•Setting up new users and disabling expired accounts in accordance with client requirements
•Provide marketing support to help grow the business through social media web design and cold calling etc.
•Provide both onsite and off-site support


Other Duties


•Preparing documents, meeting materials and correspondence
•Performing basic administrative support duties, as required, to meet specific operational objectives
•Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the IT manager
•Working extra hours to meet deadlines, as required and where reasonable
•Providing assistance as required to the IT manager
•Providing assistance and support to colleagues in IT-related matters
•Data entry on QuickBooks
•Ensuring that a high level of customer service and support is provided to all internal and external customers

Special requirements

• Adhering to company protocol as laid out in the Company Handbook

• Additional responsibilities as requested by the IT manager

Statement

This job description is issued as a guideline to assist you in your duties, it is not exhaustive and we would be pleased to discuss any constructive comments you may have. Because of the evolving nature and changing demands of our business, this job description may be subject to change. You may, on occasions, be required to undertake additional or other duties within the context of this job description, and according to the needs of the company.


To Apply For This Position

​Interested applicants should send a covering letter and a copy of their CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only contact applicants whom we wish to invite for an interview or initial discussion.