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1st Line Support

  • JOB CODE: 0013
  • JOB TYPE: Permanent
  • SALARY/RATE: £16,000 - £16,000 per annum
  • LOCATION: South East
  • BENEFITS: pension

Our client is a leading Software and Services company and they are looking to hire a 1st Line Support Engineer to be based out of their office in Southampton. Working within the Managed Services Division and reporting to the Support Lead, you will assist in providing first line technical support to their Managed Service customers. The successful candidate will require an aptitude for working within the IT Department, to undertake analysis, diagnosis and resolution of problems.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To be the first point of contact representing the business
  • To register and classify received Incidents and to undertake an immediate effort in order to restore a failed IT service as quickly as possible.
  • If no ad-hoc solution can be achieved, 1st Level Support will transfer the Incident to expert technical support groups (2nd Level Support).
  • 1st Level Support also processes Service Requests and keeps users informed about their Incidents' status at agreed intervals.
  • Liaising with clients throughout the lifecycle of the service ticket
  • Ensure high first time fix rate
  • Prioritise and manage multiple tickets
  • Ensure that any technical issues on a service ticket are escalated efficiently

Qualifications and Skills

  • Willingness to try new things to influence and embed change
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to establish long lasting rapport
  • Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills
  • Strong influencing, negotiating and decision making skills
  • Excellent time management, organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Results driven
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Proactive - always a step ahead, preparing in advance and not leaving things to the last minute
  • Positive attitude - acting calmly and positive at all times
  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Professional attitude
  • An understanding of technology is desirable although high expertise is not necessary
  • Previous IT Service Desk and/or call centre experience would be desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • You will be a self motivated achiever who gains satisfaction from providing excellent customer service


  • Competitive salary depending upon your experience and skills
  • Excellent benefits from day one: contributory pension, life insurance, income protection insurance, childcare voucher salary sacrifice, cycle to work scheme, and employee assistance programme
  • Learning environment working alongside experts in the latest technologies
  • 25 days holidays
  • Exceptional career progression opportunities

Call 0208 944 4180 or Email emmak@eligo.co.uk

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