Junior Network Engineer

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Alton
Salary
plus bonus
Posted
22 Jul 2021
Closes
13 Aug 2021
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Junior Network Support Engineer - Alton, Hampshire

**Amazing progression and training opportunities - become certified in major vendor products and rapidly accelerate a career in computer networks/network security**

A leading networking client of ours is seeking a Junior Network Engineer to join them on a permanent basis based in Alton, Hampshire. Our client is a serious player within the computer networking / cyber security industry and is seeking likeminded people to be a part of their journey.

Due to internal promotions, they are seeking ambitious and motivated individuals to join their technical team to support their prestigious vendor products, predominately within networks and network security. You will be an integral part of the team from day one and quickly become a core part of their technical support function. Not only will you be provided with an abundance of training and support, you will be offered the opportunity to rapidly progress within the business.

Key responsibilities include:

- Responding to telephone/email problems from clients

- Act as the first point of contact for all technical queries

- Resolve issues when appropriate and escalate when required

- Collaborate with technical team to ensure issues are followed up and resolved according to SLAs.

- Input and manage documentation via the CRM system

- Manage Return Merchandise Authorisation replacements to achieve SLAs

- Work a 24/7 shift rota (please note most of the hours are standard 9am - 5:30pm)

Requirements:

- A degree in an IT related field would be advantageous however not mandatory

- Any networking certifications (CCNA, N+) will be highly favoured

- Some experience working in a service desk environment

- Possess a positive, can do attitude

- Strong communication skills

- A desire to excel a career in computer networks

In return, they are offering an exceptionally competitive package along with fantastic training and certifications. They have an onsite training centre which will allow you to become certified in their vendor products and add an abundance of certifications to your skill set. This training will allow you to rapidly progress within technical support, pre-sales, professional services and many other technical avenues.

They have numerous other benefits including 24 days holiday (increasing year by year), a birthday day off, health cash plan scheme, rewards for achievements and numerous social events and team lunches. They also hold annual international 'kick off' weekends which welcome all employees.

GBP24,000 basic plus a total 10% total pay increase over 1st year, 10% company bonus and exam bonuses. GBP29,000 - GBP30,000 OTE in first year.

It will primarily be office hours; however, shift work is a mandatory part within this role.

COVID-19 - This role is a fully remote role until restrictions are lifted, remote working will be a permanent option in the future with the expectations of being on site 1 - 2 days per week, all hours out of core offices hours can be worked from home

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