NSC (Cisco Gold Partner) provides global network implementation and support solutions to world-class organizations, delivering cost savings and operational simplicity. Nsc is a 20 year old private company that delivers tailored solutions to over 50 of the world's leading multinational enterprises, outsourcers and service providers.
NSC require a field engineer to support various customer within a hundred-mile radius of their home address. You will be required to travel daily to customer site and support with ticket update and closure.
Provides an effective interface between users and service providers\Service Desk, including external commercial suppliers\OEMs where applicable. This interface includes documenting problems, progress checking, and ensuring all diagnostic information is provided for error resolution and incident analysis.
Assists users in making more effective use of desk-top systems, products and services. Makes initial diagnosis of any problems and advises known solutions where applicable.
Installs or removes hardware and/or software, using supplied installation instructions and tools; follows agreed standards. Agrees the timing of the work with those affected, eg users, operations management.
Conducts tests of the hardware and/or software affected using supplied test procedures and diagnostic tools. Corrects malfunctions, calling on help from more experienced colleagues if required. Documents results in accordance with agreed procedures.
Reports details of all hardware/software items that have been installed and removed so that configuration management records can be updated.
Provides specialist guidance and advice to less experienced colleagues
Ensures that all requests from users for assistance are handled promptly and effectively; is pro-active to ensure that users make effective use of the facilities available to them.
Demonstrates commitment and ingenuity in expert application of available facilities to non-standard situations, diagnosing underlying causes of difficulties, and devising solutions or workarounds to ensure that the effect on operations is minimised.
For all requests that cannot be directly resolved, provides an effective interface at the highest level between users and service providers; ensures that priority setting and escalation procedures are applied effectively and that all complaints are responsibly and professionally resolved.
Regularly monitors the incidence, status and speed of resolution of enquiries and problems; is pro-active in devising improvements and recommending changes to systems, products or services.
Provides users with information on the medium and long-term plans and policies of the organisation for the provision of desk-top systems, products and services and advises on the impact of such plans.
Conceptual Thinking: Acquiring understanding of the underlying issues in complex problems or situations by correctly relating these to simpler or better understood concepts, models or previous experiences.
Information Acquisition: Identifying gaps in the available information required to understand a problem or situation and devising means of remedying such gaps.)
Flexibility: Taking account of new information or changed circumstances and modifying understanding of a problem or situation accordingly.
Interacting with People: Establishing relationships and maintaining contacts with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Candidate must be able to demonstrate the following experience:
Has 12 to 48 month’s experience in a Level 1 Deskside Support or similar role.
Has gained experience as a competent user of computer systems and has demonstrated an aptitude for ICT work.
Prior experience of working in a customer facing, end-user environment.
Technical Knowledge & Skills
The following Knowledge & Skills are required for the role:
Proficient in Operating Infrastructure\Hardware with a working knowledge of the ICT infrastructure found in a corporate environment (e.g. hardware, databases, operating systems, local area networks etc.)
Proficient with desktop Operating Systems with a working knowledge of common desktop applications (e.g. Microsoft Office, Oracle etc.)
Knowledge of ticketing systems and SLA
The application of automated systems to the support of specific business functions or processes.
Familiar with Corporate, Industry and Professional Standards
Qualifications & Certifications
NSC would prefer candidates who have any of the following certifications;
PC\Laptop OEM Maintenance Certification
CompTIA A+ Certification
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification
Dell Part Replacement
Valid Driver’s licence
Ability to pass in county security clearance (DBS, Police clearance check etc.)
Ability to work local business hours
Proficient in Local Language and English (Spoken and Written)