1st Line Service Desk Analyst

Portsmouth, Hampshire
£22K to £25K + Flexible Benefit
26 May 2017
23 Jun 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

Job Title:  Service Desk Analyst: 1st Line

Location:  Portsmouth 

Salary:  £22k to £25K + Flexible Benefit

Role overview

This is a very genuine career opportunity for a 1st line Service Desk Analyst  to join a  large and firmly established IT Services Provider, working with one of their biggest clients on a complex and secure site where we also  provide support to complex and bespoke technical applications.   As part of the 1st Line Technical Service Desk Team you will support a large managed delivered services contract within the Defence sector and should have experience in a complex IT support environment with Windows 7, MS Office 2010 applications to include Outlook support.  Please note, the successful candidate must be willing to undergo an advanced security clearance process. 


Key responsibilities

  • Accurately log and record call details and maintain high level of contact with users throughout the business.
  • Use scripts, personal skills and knowledge to resolve incidents at 1st line.
  • Provide feedback to users relating to service.
  • Facilitate communication between service groups.
  • Create and maintain user based FAQ’s.
  • Create known errors, log and assist in the maintenance of known error database.
  • Installation of software at user level.
  • Deal with user complaints in a professional manner.
  • Maintain knowledge on current industry-wide trends.
  • Ensure you are fully versed with business policies and procedures.
  • Create remote connections and support users.
  • Perform 1st line Server Administration tasks
  • Adding users to Active Directory object groups.
  • Microsoft Office 2010 diagnostics and support
  • Windows 7 Performance diagnostics, Application Error logging and reporting.
  • Windows 7 user support.
  • Microsoft Exchange basic administration
  • Perform 1st line Network diagnostics

Essential skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid  experience in an IT customer focused environment
  • Ability to diagnose faults and resolve calls at 1st line
  • Service Desk experience in a complex IT support environment
  • Experience with Windows 7, MS Office 2010 applications to include Outlook support
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • SC Cleared or eligible

Desirable Skills:

  • Excellent technical ability (MCDST/MCP/MCITP/MCTS)
  • Basic understanding of LAN/WAN technologies.
  • Knowledge of ITIL, (V3 preferred)
  • SC Cleared

About us

Sopra Steria, European leader in digital transformation, provides one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end to end service offerings in the market: Consulting, Systems Integration, Software Development and Business Process Services. Sopra Steria is trusted by leading private and public organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that address their most complex and critical business challenges.

Sopra Steria is committed to establishing and maintaining a working environment which is free from discrimination and which values all employees as individuals. All employees and prospective employees are selected, recruited, trained and promoted solely on the basis of their skills and behaviour.

Find out more

Visit the Sopra Steria website and Sopra Steria LinkedIn company page.





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