IT Support Technician

Posted 5 September by Equity Housing

Equity Housing Group was recently presented with the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies Most Improved Not for Profit organisation. That’s because we like to think differently. We challenge the norm and as a revolutionary business, we’re looking for revolutionary thinkers, to help us shape the projects services and practices of the future today.

Equity Housing has an exciting opportunity for an IT Support Technician to join our team in Cheadle Hulme, Stockport.You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and you will receive a salary of£25,000.

As our IT Support Technician you will support the Group’s information technology and communication systems and networks in order to maximise their effectiveness for the benefit of the business providing a professional service at all times.

Working Hours: 35 per week (Monday – Friday)

Key responsibilities as our IT Support Technician:

- Provide excellent customer service to Colleagues, ensuring that expectations are managed and that communication (whether face to face, email or Service Desk) is professional, considerate and consistently of a high standard

- Assist the IT Services Team in planning new services and essential maintenance work to ensure the effective operation of all IT services.

- Provide a range of support services for operational systems and colleagues using those systems

- Maintain prescribed daily backup routines ensuring successful completion by documenting and resolving or escalating backup failures

- Undertake daily checks on essential systems and services, and maintain daily logs on all services

- Through the Service Desk system log error messages and breakdowns and, where appropriate, to liaise with third parties to resolve them

- Maintain the effective operation of database systems and to devise and provide reports using database querying tools

- Install, maintain and upgrade IT software and hardware, ensuring it is free from viruses and illegal software

Skills and Experience required of our IT Support Technician:


- Troubleshooting

- Windows 10/Office 2013/2016

- Windows Server Platforms

- Microsoft Exchange 2013


- Desire to learn new technologies

- Passion for IT technologies

- Desire to learn new technologies

- Team Player


- Cisco Switches/Firewalls

- Microsoft SCCM

- JIRA Helpdesk Knowledge

Benefits: 25 days per annum, plus bank holidays, Christmas Shut Down, Day off for Birthday, Defined Benefit Pension up to 7.2%, Flexi Time & Agile Working, Various discount schemes for retail and leisure activities.

If you feel you have the skills and experience needed to become our IT Support Technician please click ‘Apply’ now! We would love to hear from you.

Reference: 36037914

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