2nd Line Engineer – Didcot

Role: 2nd Line Engineer

Location: Sutton Courtney

Salary: 27k-32k


  • Competitive salary
  • Overtime & on call payment
  • Business mileage paid HMRC rates
  • 24 day’s annual leave + 8 days public/bank holidays and long-service holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company laptop
  • Manufacturers training
  • Professional development


The 2nd Line IT Support Engineer will work alongside the Service Desk Team providing excellent technical support and troubleshooting to resolve our IT customer’s issues efficiently. The post holder will be responsible for helping upskill other Support Desk Engineers and serve as an escalation point from 1st Line Support to ensure issues are fixed with minimal downtime.


  • Provide technical support across devices, software, networks etc. to troubleshoot IT issues raised by customers and escalated by 1st line engineers
  • Use problem solving skills and technical knowledge to ensure that customers’ issues are addressed
  • Diagnose and resolve medium to high complexity technical issues relating to hardware, software, networks etc.
  • Escalate complex issues to 3rd line engineers or external vendors when required
  • Identify recurring problems and devise sustainable preventative measures
  • Install and configure new IT equipment following technical specifications
  • Offer hands-on support and training to upskill team members
  • Keep customers informed of progress and set expectations whilst working to internal SLA’s
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation as it relates to server and network topology, equipment, and configuration(s)
  • Take ownership for obtaining information required to diagnose and resolve more complex problems and, where necessary, engage with third parties to jointly resolve in-depth product issues

Knowledge and Experience

  • 2+ years proven experience of IT Support. Prior experience working for a service provider is a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of current IT Technology including (but not limited to): – Desktop Support both MAC and Microsoft

– MS Active Directory, PowerShell, Windows Server & Hyper-V

– Microsoft Windows Server OS

– Office 365 & Exchange Server Exposure

– Backup and Recovery Understanding

– Windows Desktop and Application Support

– LAN/WAN (routers, switches, firewall)

– Microsoft Azure knowledge

– Network troubleshooting

– Watchguard firewall maintenance

– Windows, VMware, SBS Server, Storage Technologies

– VOIP Telephony (Desirable)

– MDM Knowledge (Desirable)


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Job Information

Job Reference: Aw000724_1714637296
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Salary From: £27000
Salary To: £32000
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: Didcot, Oxfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
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