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1st Line Technical Support Analyst

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

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    Up to £20000 per annum

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Startdate:

    01/07/19 or ASAP

Job Description

1st Line Technical Support Analyst - £20,000

Brook Street are proud to be working with a well-established Software provider based in Southampton. Due to growth our client are looking to expand their team and bring in an experienced 1st Line Technical Support Analyst. This is an amazing chance to join a software company who provide to some of the world`s leading retailers with financial solutions.


  • Technical Support Analyst is the First point of contact for all calls. It is your responsibility to ensure that calls are answered within the KPIs. Issues are logged both by email and telephone, and B2B for all customers. You will need to follow the basic processes and diagnostics (1st fixes) to establish the exact problem on site and where possible take call to resolution within agreed SLAs.
  • You will be responsible for escalating issues according to our client`s escalation process and ensuring the right people are aware of any issues that need attention.
  • You will be expected to Log & update all calls on both call management system (Metro) and in some cases certain third party systems (e.g Verisae). It is the Technical Support Analysts responsibility to ensure that the call management systems are up to date with all necessary relevant information.
  • You are expected to provide software support using Remote Control/Access systems, following basic processes and diagnostics to establish the exact problem on site and implement fixes. This includes providing Technical support for both engineers and third party engineers on site and escalating to 2nd Line when necessary.
  • You will be expected to represent our client in a professional manner when discussing issues with the customer and in some cases third party companies ensuring you leave them confident in your ability to provide the support required.
  • You will be expected to notify specific management and the Customer management team via email using the agreed escalation procedure for all high level issues, with regular updates when requested (or necessary) as per procedure.
  • You will ensure that all system alerts are dealt with in a proactive manner and will be expected to provide support to the Operations Team & Service Desk Administrator when necessary.
  • You will be required to assist with the Implementation of new software, hardware releases and adhoc rollouts as part of a team, ensuring that procedures are followed and installations double checked at all times.

Key Technical Skills & Basic Understandings
(Basic understanding of the below would be preferred but not essential)

  • Windows Operating System ranging from 2000 - Windows 7
  • Network infrastructure
  • Borland & SQL
  • Visual Basics and C#
  • Microsoft office
  • Petrol forecourt systems
  • Card Payment Processes
  • Remote Connections

Understanding of the below is essential to the position

  • Oral and written communication skills
  • VQ1/GCSEs and above (or equivalent) in key competencies
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Problem analysis/problem solving
  • Good Timekeeping
  • Adaptability
  • Attention to detail
  • Working in a very pressurized environment
  • Understanding of SLAs and KPIs
  • Computer Literate
  • Quick learner

Work Hours:
Due to the nature of the role the successful candidate will need to be flexible and be able to work within a shift rota which will operate on a 24/7 basis. Based on shifts of 12 hours, 4 days on and 4 days off between 6am - 11pm Monday to Sunday. Candidates must be able to do 2 night shifts a month.

In return for your hard work our client offers a competitive Salary of £20,000 per year.

Let`s get started!
This is a permanent full-time position with a start as soon as possible.

To send your CV please apply via the advert or directly on Brook Street's website. For more information please contact Ben G at Brook Street team on 02380 224139 or apply to send your CV.


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