Sunday, August 20, 2023 at 12:24:45 AM Coordinated Universal Time
United Kingdom England UK, Birmingham UK, Stevenage


10,001+ employees · IT Services and IT Consulting

About the job

Job description:

First Line Analyst

An opportunity has arisen for Technical 1st line analysts to join a Service Desk team for one of our prestigious customers. The role will focus on providing a top class service as a first point of contact for anyone with IT related issues. The primary duties will include receiving and accurately logging incidents, then providing resolution wherever possible or passing them to the most appropriate technical team for resolution within agreed SLAs. Although this is a 1st line role, there will be 2nd line aspects required.

Based on the customer site in Stevenage, you will be working in a small team. There are four different shifts that enable them to cover the phones from 7am to 6pm. Prior technical knowledge of hardware and software is an advantage, but not vital as training is given to the successful applicants. Attitude and aptitude are as important as technical skills. The team has a wide range of experience with ages, we welcome applications from people beginning their IT career and also more experience service desk professionals.

What you’ll be doing

  • Capture customer details and the issue description into a call management application, then provide additional information about possible next steps to the caller
  • Resolve incidents remotely where possible and update colleagues on any un-documented fixes
  • Distribute incidents and requests to other support teams
  • Provide ticket updates to the customer
  • Perform additional troubleshooting if tickets are missing information
  • Escalate incidents where customer calls to chase, or where progress is slow.
  • Monitor Service Desk ticket queues, ensuring that all tickets are fully updated and are processed appropriately
  • Establish and maintain high levels of communication with customers and staff
  • Analyse and investigate customer issues and requests, provide appropriate support and guidance with further troubleshooting if necessary
  • Update and create knowledge articles while archiving legacy documents which are no longer needed

What you will bring

  • Either currently hold SC clearance or can pass the SC clearance process
  • Be able to attend customer site in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Remote working is not currently available
  • Experience of working in a 1st/2nd line environment is preferred, but not vital. If you have no or little experience,
  • Good customer service and people management skills
  • Have the ability to confidently take ownership of an incident then recommended fixes or areas of investigation to ensure it reaches a satisfactory resolution
  • Ability to work well in a team and to support team members
  • Good troubleshooting skills

Why should you join the Service Desk Team at Computacenter
As part of Computacenter, you will be able to take full advantage of being part of a multi-national organisation. Once you have proven your ability, you can progress your career at other sites, in other nations or a different line of work. You can move into management, network support, software development and others, or transfer abroad.
Previous staff on the team have gone into project management, others into network support, while some have moved into team management and software engineering.
If you put in the effort, you will get the rewards.