Senior IT Technician

Senior IT Technician

GreatFind Jobs
Published: March 5, 2024
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Job Type
Up to £30,000


GreatFind Recruitment is delighted to offer an exceptional opportunity for a Senior IT Technician on behalf of our esteemed client in the education sector. This position is based in Amersham and offers a unique chance to contribute to a comprehensive IT environment that supports both educational excellence and innovation.

Role Overview

The successful candidate will join a dedicated IT department, playing a crucial role in supporting and developing a sophisticated IT infrastructure that includes hybrid local/cloud Microsoft Windows AD networks, Office 365, Azure services, and a state-of-the-art networking setup. This role is pivotal in ensuring high-quality technical support and the smooth operation of all IT-related activities within a dynamic school environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the operation and development of the IT infrastructure, including a move to 10Gbit internal networking.
  • Provide exceptional 1st and 2nd line support, managing the IT helpdesk queue efficiently to meet SLAs.
  • Participate in the maintenance and upgrade of IT systems, utilising a range of technologies including Cisco Meraki, Hyper-V failover clusters, and more.
  • Implement and manage IT projects, ensuring effective communication and documentation.
  • Work with a diverse range of devices and systems, including Windows Server 2019/2022, Dell PowerEdge servers, desktops, laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, and interactive displays across the institution.

Technical Environment:

  • Hybrid local/cloud Microsoft Windows AD network with Office 365 and Azure services.
  • Cisco Meraki switching and wireless, with advanced web filtering and safeguarding monitoring solutions.
  • Comprehensive virtualisation environment running on Windows Server 2019/2022 with Hyper-V.
  • Management of devices via InTune, Google Workspace Admin, and Apple School Manager.
  • Experience with MIS (iSams), integrated with a variety of services, and helpdesk ticketing via Enchant.

Desired Experience:

  • Proven expertise in managing and supporting complex IT environments, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Strong knowledge of networking, virtualisation, cloud services, and IT security principles.
  • Familiarity with device management platforms and a hands-on approach to hardware and software issues.

Essential Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex technical issues clearly.
  • A keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality solutions.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and capable of working independently as well as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and new technologies.

Why Apply Through GreatFind Recruitment?

This role offers the chance to be part of a forward-thinking IT team, where you can genuinely make a difference in the delivery of educational technology. You'll be supported by a comprehensive technical environment and a team committed to innovation and quality.

Apply today to join an institution that values technology as a key part of educational success. GreatFind Recruitment is here to guide you through the process, ensuring a match that benefits both your career aspirations and our client's needs.

GreatFind Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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