1st Line Technical Support Job, Portsmouth

Full Time
Hours – 6am – 11pm Monday to Sunday
based on shifts of 12 hours, 4 days on and 4 days off

There may also be the requirement for you to provide cover for the night shift if and when required. These hours are on a rota basis and are subject to change at any time

Technical Support Analyst is the First point of contact for all calls. It is your responsibility to ensure that calls are answered within the KPIs. Issues are logged both by email and telephone, and B2B for all customers. You will need to follow the basic processes and diagnostics (1st fixes) to establish the exact problem on site and where possible take call to resolution within agreed SLAs.

* You will be responsible for escalating issues according to the companoes escalation process and ensuring the right people are aware of any issues that need attention.

* You will be expected to Log & update all calls on both the companies call management system (Metro) and in some cases certain third party systems. It is the Technical Support Analysts responsibility to ensure that the call management systems are up to date with all necessary relevant information.

You are expected to provide software support using Remote Control/Access systems, following basic processes and diagnostics to establish the exact problem on site and implement fixes. This includes providing Technical support for both engineers and third party engineers on site and escalating to 2nd Line when necessary.

* You will be expected to represent our client in a professional manner when discussing issues with the customer and in some cases third party companies ensuring you leave them confident in your ability to provide the support required.

* You will be expected to notify specific company management and the Customer management team via email using the agreed escalation procedure for all high level issues, with regular updates when requested (or necessary) as per procedure.

* You will ensure that all system alerts are dealt with in a proactive manner and will be expected to provide support to the Operations Team & Service Desk Administrator when necessary.

* You will be required to assist with the Implementation of new software, hardware releases and adhoc rollouts as part of a team, ensuring that procedures are followed and installations double checked at all times.

Key Technical Skills & Basic Understandings
(Basic understanding of the below would be preferred but not essential) * Windows Operating System ranging from 2000 – Windows 7 * Network infrastructure * Borland & SQL * Visual Basics and C# * Microsoft office * Petrol forecourt systems * Card Payment Processes * Remote Connections

Understanding of the below is essential to the position)
* Oral and written communication skills * NVQ1/GCSEs and above (or equivalent) in key competencies * Excellent Customer Service Skills * Problem analysis/problem solving * Good Timekeeping * Adaptability * Attention to detail * Working in a very pressurized environment * Understanding of SLAs and KPIs * Computer Literate * Quick learner

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  • Portsmouth (Hampshire, England)
    Job Location
  • Up to £20000 per annum
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Permanent
    Employment Type
  • Junior / Graduate
    Job Level

  • Job Category