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Service Desk Analyst

Digital|Tyneside - Newcastle upon Tyne|Ref: 010269

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Type of work: Full Time

Job Location: Tyneside - Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary: Up to £19k

Our client, an IT organisation based in Newcastle upon Tyne, is looking for a Level 1 Service Desk Analyst to join their team.

The IT Service Desk is the central point of contact for all IT related incidents and service requests. The role of the IT Service Desk is to provide IT support ranging from first line support through to more complex issues, achieving first time fix where possible.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Central point of contact between customers and IT Services.
  • Management of Incidents and Service Requests.
  • Receive and record all calls from customers.
  • Provide initial assessment of all Incidents, attempt first time resolution, and /or escalation.
  • Monitor and escalate Tickets according to the customer’s SLA.
  • Keep users informed on status and progress of their Tickets.
  • Produce Management Reports.
  • Aid customer retention and satisfaction.
  • Complete additional tasks as defined by the Service Desk Management.
  • Customer Lead (Customer Specialist) ensure that documentation is updated, processes are reviewed / customer site visits maybe required.
  • Mentoring Juniors.
  • Work within other departments as and when required including ad hoc project work.
  • Assisting with the Problem Management Process.

Skills & Experience:

  • Analytical approach with good questioning & listening skills.
  • Understanding of ITIL principles and detailed knowledge of internal processes.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of key customer contracts and SLAs.
  • Extensive experience gained within a Service Desk environment.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • Good working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems / Server.
  • Good working knowledge of Network Infrastructure and System Components.
  • Knowledge and understanding of key customer infrastructures.
  • Able to use own initiative to troubleshoot and find solutions to technical issues.
  • CompTIA A+ (Desirable).
  • CompTIA N+ (Desirable).
  • Microsoft Server (Desirable).

Training and support is constantly provided by this organisation to gain the above skills.

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