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2nd Line Support - Senior Desktop Engineer

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00680399


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Role: 2nd Line Support -  Support Senior Desktop Engineer
Location: Kingston
Salary: Upto £37,000 (dependant on skills and experiences) + excellent benefits
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
Join Accenture Operations and you will become part of the largest and most diverse group of business operations specialists in the world. You will be part of a team which provides business process excellence, implements leading cloud technology and builds and transforms client infrastructure services.
We are constantly seeking new ways to achieve high performance in our clients’ business operations! We provide technology-enabled business process services to deliver business outcomes and are constantly seeking new ways to achieve high performance in our clients’ business operations.
Part of the London support team but based on a client site supporting approx. 100 colleagues locally.  Responsible for providing the day to day Technology Support break fix and upgrade functions which provide first, second and third line IT support for Brand Learning in the Kingston offices.  The Local Support team functions are part of a larger UK and Ireland based Technology Services Department which provides workstation IT Implementation and Support Services (Hardware and Software) to Accenture personnel (and contractors)
The team also has an important role to play as IT Ambassadors providing an excellent customer service experience.  This role will successfully build trust based customer relationships that contribute to the wider aim of successful IT product adoption, education and continuous service improvement.
Reporting to the UK Support Specialist, the London Support Senior Analyst will provide day to day support as well as be the main technical and process and service quality reference point for their junior colleagues.  They will work closely with the Support Team Lead ensuring that service quality is delivered and that continuous service improvement is a key focus.
What responsibilities will you have?
  • Ensure effective prioritisation, coordination and resolution of logged incidents within agreed SLA, working as a team but taking a lead to maintain effective incident queue management.
  • Act as a team technical escalation point, taking a lead in driving resolutions for IT problems and resolving more complex incidents.
  • Be a dedicated support point of contact for selected premium support customers.
  • Production, analysis & presenting of team activity, including incident statistics to help identify service improvements and areas of focus.
  • Ensure good working knowledge of internal workstation environment and associated products, including customer eligibility criteria and pricing.
  • Arrange and provide where required IT support for special events including but not limited to new joiner and acquisition inductions and executive events.
  • Provide appropriate IT support needs where requested for company acquisitions groups, working as part of a wider integration project team.
  • Work effectively with external suppliers who are used to deliver components of our service, such as data recovery and IT consumable provision.
  • Assist team lead and deputise in their absence.
Customer Service
  • Build good trust based relationships with key customers & customer groups when providing support needs.  Ensure that two-way feedback is developed relating to our products and services, current customer priorities, challenges and requirements.
  • Be a strong advocate for product and service customer adoption.
  • Ensure that a strong customer service ethos is provided.
Asset Management
  • Update asset management information to accurately account for movement of IT hardware in accordance with asset management processes
  • Providing assistance where required for other asset management requirements in order to contribute to our overall asset management KPI’s.
  • Maintain team PC storage processes, conforming to internal policies and ISO accreditations.
  • Maintain appropriate workstation and consumable stock levels for team.
  • Manages Accenture provisioned IT assets and equipment, working to agreed processes, polices and security standards using knowledge of internal service operations and business requirements.
What skills & experience are we looking for?
Technical Skills
  • Working knowledge of supporting Microsoft Windows operating systems (7 & 10) environment.
  • Working knowledge and hardware troubleshooting experience of laptop/desktop environments.
  • Working knowledge and troubleshooting of the Microsoft Office environment.
  • Good working knowledge of general technical troubleshooting skills.
  • Deployment and troubleshooting knowledge of Apple operating systems
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products to the following levels:
    • Excel - Intermediate
    • Word - Intermediate
    • PowerPoint - Intermediate
    • Microsoft Outlook - Intermediate
  • Understanding and use of ITSM Remedy/Service Now, or equivalent incident management toolsets.
Standard work hours of 37.5 hours a week between core hours of 08:00 to 18:00. However, a flexible working attitude is required when considering global teams and critical milestones within project delivery. Office based.  A level of travel and working from other customer or client locations may be required from time to time. 
What’s in it for you?
All our Operations professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 31/03/2019
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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