Tier 1 Technical Support Engineer.

The Tier 1 Technical Support Engineer role is responsible for providing 1st line support remotely to our Customers.

You will fix what you can and escalate more complex issues to the relevant support channels within the Service Desk following our internal escalation processes and procedures.

Working in a fast-paced environment where no day is the same, the ideal candidate will have experience working as a Tier 1 Technical Support Engineer with the ability to build key internal and external relationships.

Basic Duties:

    • Providing remote 1st Line Support.
    • Answering calls and raising support tickets.
    • Taking ownership of users’ issues and identifying appropriate solutions to resolve service incidents and requests.
    • Providing users with regular communication on the progress of investigations and planned solutions.
    • Working closely with the Service Desk team to provide 1st Line Support, ensuring assigned calls are responded to, diagnosed, and resolved swiftly.
    • Assist remote support engineers with incident resolution for any onsite devices.
    • Create standard operational procedural documentation on problem resolution, fixes and updating the technical knowledge base.
    • Keep up to date on new technology trends.

    Additional Duties:

      • Document internal and customer processes and procedures related to duties and responsibilities.
      • Monitor and triage service alerts on all dashboards.
      • Responsible for entering time and expenses.
      • Communicate with clients through email, written proposal and company telecoms.
      • Understand The 848 Group’s customer and Internal processes.
      • Enter all work as activities or service tickets in ITSM tool.
      • Any further reasonable request.

      Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required:

        • Experience in deskside support or other user support functions.
        • Good communication skills – written and verbal.
        • Ability to work on own, part of a team, and under pressure.
        • Good time management and prioritisation.
        • Possess initiative to diagnose problems.
        • Professional working attitude.
        • Experience in providing high levels of customer service.
        • Undertake relevant and appropriate training for succeeding in this role.
        • Work with colleagues to increase technical knowledge.
        • In-depth hands on “problem solving” expertise in desktop hardware, operating systems and software packages.
        • A good working knowledge of a wide variety of ICT hardware e.g desktops, laptops, tablets and other peripheral devices.
        • A good understanding of structured cabling or Wi-Fi connectivity e.g. Cisco routers, switched, Wireless Access Points (WAP)
        • To provide support for smartphones, iPads, iPhones
        • Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems
        • Microsoft Office/O365
        • Active Directory / Exchange: Add/Remove Changes
        • DNS (Local)
        • Microsoft Active Directory, configuration.

        Educational/Vocational/Previous Experience Recommendations:

          • Post-secondary school education, relating to IT.
          • Any other IT/network related qualifications or training.
          • Experience of similar role.

          Benefits:

            • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
            • Medical insurance cover.
            • Equipment provided.
            • Full on the job training & support.
            • Technical Exams paid for.
            • Fun working environment and culture.

            The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

            Interested? Apply now!

            Send your CV to [email protected]