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Junior Technical Engineer

Date: Feb 17, 2017

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID120308BR
Job TitleJunior Technical Engineer
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLeeds
FunctionCentral Services
Service LineIT Services (Internal)
Service Line InformationOver 1,000 people make up KPMG's Central Services and they all play a key part in the firm's success. Whether they're in finance, procurement, HR, facilities, marketing or IT, they provide crucial support to the people who work in our 23 UK offices. Flexibility and adaptability. These are just a couple of the things KPMG looks for in its IT Services team. We're a function of KPMG Europe LLP and, as such, we're a group that constantly needs to deliver a highly-flexible, customer-focused service in response to the changing needs of the business.

Job Description
Role Synopsis

UK Local Support team exists to ensure that customers throughout the UK receive a service which allows them to make the best use of Information Technology. Situated geographically across the UK the team are the “face” of IT Services to the internal customer and provide support to all areas of the business.

The Junior Technical Engineer position is designed to offer an entry level route into Service Operations working within Local Support. The position holder after an introductory period will be encouraged to study for and attain recommended IT accreditations, whilst gaining on the job experience.

Key Accountabilities

- Provide desk side support, by resolving IT problems, configuring PC’s, installing, upgrading and replacing core hardware and software.
- Provide support as for walk-up and quick tickets.
- To provide local assistance to all ITS Resolver Groups in the delivery of IT solutions.
- To be involved, often as part of a project team, for IT implementations, installations and upgrades. This function may also include client site support for core products.
- Act as IT liaison and become involved in the implementation of best practice across business areas, by providing informal training and advice on the effective use of the firm’s hardware and software. Help colleagues within Operations by sharing information, knowledge and experience.
- Complete Local Support duties (e.g. ticket controlling ,monitoring and allocation, checking of IT consumables, asset and warranty management) following agreed processes in a timely fashion ensuring data provided is complete and accurate.
- The ability to communicate with all levels of staff, management and up to Partner level. The main contacts will be within the Business and liaison with other UK IT colleagues.
- Work within set SLA’s and provide a high level of Service Excellence at all times.
- The position holder must be capable of working within the procedures and guidelines laid down within the Quality Management system (QMS).
- Follow all compliance and security protocols that are set out in Quality Management Documentation.

Desirable Criteria

- Guidance and advice from Team Leader and when appropriate Local Support Manager and others across IT Services as required.
- Must be able to seek assistance when required, plan own workload effectively and be capable of escalating team/technical issues in a professional manner to either Team Leader or Senior Technical Engineers.
- Experience working in a IT First line or Desk side support environment.
- Resilient, confident and tenacious.
- Solid responsible attitude.
- Strong problem solving skills.
- A good communicator and mediator.
- Resilient, confident and tenacious
- Solid responsible attitude and able to show discretion where necessary.
- Good interpersonal skills
- A flexible approach to working hours. Be prepared to travel to other sites/regions.
�� Access to a car and full clean driving licence favourable.

Qualifications and Previous Experience

- Minimum - O’Levels or GCSE equivalent. Good overall knowledge of IT.
- Demonstrate enthusiasm towards studying and qualifying for hardware accreditations for Lenovo desktop & laptop but should qualify for any other PC makes required by the firm.
- Someone who enjoys helping others.
- Experience in a Customer services or similar role.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

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