Desktop Support

Coventry, West Midlands
Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Desktop Support





This role is to offer deskside and remote support to business users (including VIP/C level executives) across a multi-site environment. The individual will be required to provide IT support utilising industry best practice technical experience with a focus on excellent customer service skills. This role supports a complex environment and will include resolving incidents, completing service requests and assisting project teams where required for software, hardware, network and various applications.

Strong emphasis will be required on regular utilisation of the teams call logging tool, there is a high focus on regular updating of incidents and service requests to achieve departmental SLA's.

There is also a requirement to work both independently and in collaboration with servicedesk, internal support teams and third parties who supply various services.


  • Provide first class customer focused desktop support to both VIP and standard business users across various locations

  • Install, set up, update, troubleshoot and resolve issues on laptops, desktops, printers, smart devices (tablets and mobiles) and telephony equipment

  • Support various applications across both legacy and current versions of Windows Operating system as well as VPN clients, Citrix and bespoke software residing on the local machines and servers.

  • Provide hands on support for local backup systems (change tapes, physical troubleshooting, restores and monitoring) as well as logging actions.

  • Knowledge of machine builds and ability to provide support in this area if required (including data transfer and user induction).

  • Assist Servicedesk by producing knowledge articles to help improve first time fix rate

  • Create support documentation to improve departmental knowledge on bespoke systems and site related activities.



  • Excellent customer service skills with 3 - 5 years of technical support in a Windows environment including desktops, laptops, printers, desktop software, applications and tools

  • Experience of troubleshooting/supporting technologies such as netbackup/MDT and Sharepoint.

  • Experience of supporting VIP users is essential

  • ITIL V3 Awareness

  • Must have previous experience of having worked in a large organisation supporting 10,000+ user base across various locations

  • Proven commitment to customer satisfaction

  • Experience of supporting bespoke applications, with the mentality to think outside the box.

Please forward CVs in the first instance to Leigh Sproston

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