I.T Support Technician Apprentice

QA

Apply From: 16th of August 2019
Application Deadline:
Salary: £7800.00 per year
Start Date: 16th of August 2019

Employer description: 

We are open-source gurus! We are early pioneers in bringing open-source software into everyday business use since 2005. Indeed we were one of the very first companies to provide a dedicated professional and commercial open-source support service. 

Job overview: 

We're looking for a Windows technical apprentice to join our growing Huddersfield team. This job requires excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong customer service focus. We offer the opportunity to work in ground-breaking technical projects and leading-edge technologies.

There is an excellent opportunity for career progression. 

Main responsibilities:

  • Dealing with customers over the phone, email and remote desktop
  • Working from a ticketing system and accurately logging all work and support queries
  • Maintaining, configuring and troubleshooting Windows servers and Desktops
  • Supporting Windows Server and Desktop
  • Varying project work 

Desired skills: 

  • Asterisk knowledge, it would be a great advantage 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Good technical troubleshooting skills 
  • Ability to explain technical issues in easy to understand terms over the phone and in writing Good technical troubleshooting skills 
  • A strong focus on quality 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills 
  • The ability to work well within a small team 
  • Good organisational skills 

Personal qualities: 

  • Ability to pick up new skills and apply them in the work environment
  • Be flexible in terms of working hours & conditions
  • Be honest
  • Be punctual
  • Be able to work as part of a team and also on an individual basis 

Desired qualifications: 

3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject, plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above. 

Benefits: 

  • Full time position 
  • Progression to level 4 or Degree Apprenticeship 
  • Wage increase 

Important Information: 

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. 

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years. 

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