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Platform Support Engineer

Location: London

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Do you want the opportunity to join an exciting team of people who are obsessed with providing exceptional customer contact?

We are seeking a high-performing, self-motivated individual who is driven by providing exceptional support for our customers.

Our busy London office currently has an opportunity for a professional and experienced individual to fill the role of Platform Support Engineer. In this position, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing onsite and remote support to some of London’s leading theatre companies.

What does the role involve?

  • Working on our platform support desk with a team of highly skilled engineers either remotely or in our London based office.
  • Customer on site days to fulfill their IT needs in a desktop support capacity.
  • Support of our IPI Cloud Platform, WAN connectivity and its customer estate.
  • Being responsible for Incident troubleshooting, fault finding, fixing, and providing customer advice on systems being supported.
  • Managing your assigned tickets using our Ticket management system to keep customers well informed, updated and communicated with at all stages of the incident or service request. Communicating with stakeholders both internally and with the customer or 3rd parties to ensure resolution of tickets within SLA’s
  • Providing support within agreed KPI’s and SLAs to ensure response and fix times are met in line with customers’ expectations and contracts.
  • Remote desktop/server support with windows environments.
  • Proactive investigation of server and platform monitoring alerts for internal and customer systems.
  • Proactive server and desktop patching via centrally managed systems
  • Routine checks such as system health and backups.
  • Provide clear input into Root Cause investigations and reports for the customer.
  • Keeping customer documentation up to date and accurate.
  • Involvement in technical projects for technology deployments/upgrades etc.
  • Keeping your skills relevant for all products you work on whilst maintaining certification, attending training. Keeping yourself updated on new versions and functionality available.
  • This role requires 1 weekend paid overtime per month at customer site in London. More overtime is available.

You will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A logical problem solver
  • Be a good collaborator, communicator, and team player.
  • Being able to multitask whilst managing multiple tickets at a time.
  • Have a strong sense of customer service and appreciation of delivering service excellence against our philosophy of providing Exceptional Customer Contact
  • Be willing to work out of normal hours to carrying our specific maintenance tasks that may not be able to be done during normal hours, IPI pay overtime.
  • Good knowledge of ITIL practices

You will need to have the following relevant technical skills and demonstrable experience:

Essential Skills:

  • Detailed knowledge of Windows Server 2008 – 2016 and administration including DNS & DHCP Configuration
  • Detailed knowledge of Windows 10 and MS Office suite
  • Administration of Microsoft Active Directory
  • Administration of Microsoft Exchange Server and Office 365
  • Detailed knowledge of backup solutions (VEEAM)
  • Detailed knowledge of networking technology with the ability to troubleshoot general connectivity problems in both LAN and WAN.
  • Detailed knowledge of remote access VPN’s (Cisco and forticlient)
  • Workstation imaging
  • Wireless troubleshooting – Wireless Controller / remote Access Points / Cloud-based (Fortinet, Meraki, Zyxel, etc.)
  • Anti-Spam technologies such as Mimecast
  • Knowledge of encryption and antivirus products
  • Essential to have previous experience of IT service process review and documentation.

Desired Skills:

  • Firewall and Switch support (Cisco/Fortinet)
  • Virtualized Infrastructure support (VMware/Hyper-V)
  • Experience with storage technologies, NAS, SAN, etc.
  • Knowledge of Helpdesk ticketing systems such as AutoTask is desirable.

What is it like to work for IPI?

IP Integration is dedicated to creating intelligent contact centre and IT solutions which are unrivalled in the industry. Our breadth of knowledge and experience spans products and services from the world's leading information and communication technology vendors; enabling us to deliver award-winning, value-add solutions.

We are an agile, highly accredited organisation with over 20 years' heritage in delivering contact centre solutions to businesses across the UK. We invest heavily in customer experience, our people and our culture – putting people at the heart of everything we do.

What we offer:
  • A great working culture in impressive new offices, all the fruit you can eat and coffee on tap
  • A competitive base salary and benefits
  • One day off each year to volunteer for a charity or cause close to your heart
  • A highly motivated and social working environment with a collaborative spirit and active CSR champions
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Ability to work from home and from other offices

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV to recruitment@ipintegration.com

When applying, please provide your salary expectations.

Due to the number of applications we expect to receive, we regret that we will only be able to respond to those that are shortlisted. If you haven't heard from us within 21 days, then your application has not been successful. We thank you for your interest in IPI.