Senior IT Technician

Location Stockport
Discipline: Cover People UK
Job type: ANYTHING
Contact email: joe@coverpeopleuk.co.uk
Job ref: J21135
Published: 8 months ago
Senior IT Technician Cover People are currently looking for a IT Technician for a secondary school in Stockport on a long term supply contract. The Role A Senior ICT Technician is an integral part of the ICT team. The school is increasingly dependent on its ICT systems working properly and efficiently. A proactive and planned approach is essential to ensure the ICT infrastructure enables the school to work optimally. You will be required to help maintain all aspects of the school’s ICT infrastructure and provide technical support, training and guidance to all end users. Some Duties Include: • To deputise for the Network Manager in his absence. • Ensure Daily and Weekly backups are completed by liaising with the Network Manager to resolve issues. • Maintain all necessary documentation including system manuals, cable diagrams, patching schedules, equipment inventories, orders, service records, etc., as required • To set own daily support priorities, balancing response to support requests with the ability to follow planned monitoring, maintenance and wider ICT services. • Support ICT Technicians with any advanced tasks to ensure an adequate level of service is maintained across the department. • Install, configure, test and manage the deployment of system and client applications whether new or upgraded. • To configure and maintain MDM systems and devices including iMacs. • To assist in resolving issues relating to the school’s network infrastructure, cloud services, server environment, end-user devices (including PCs, iMacs and mobile devices), wireless network, CCTV, telephony, printing and cashless catering systems. • Ensure user accounts and permissions are set up correctly in AD and synced with Google and Office 365. • Assist the ICT Network Manager in ensuring all Shares and Drive permissions are configured correctly to negate the risk of a data breach. • Assist the ICT Network Manager in ensuring all Antivirus, Ransom Wear and Device Encryption software is up to date and working correctly. • To configure and maintain all Core Network systems including Switches and VLAN Management, Virtual Servers and Physical Hosts • To diagnose faults and undertake repairs as required, liaising with third-party providers for repair when necessary. • To ensure the ICT Network Manager is aware of all changes that you want to make to the Network, Software and Hardware. The School The school serves a comprehensive intake of young people, with approximately 1100 children of all abilities and backgrounds. The school prides itself on being an inclusive school, with a large support network of professionals surrounding our curriculum in the classroom. Students follow an ambitious curriculum with a large range of both academic and practical subjects at GCSE, supplemented by an increasing vocational pathway. All candidates are subject to standard safeguarding and employment checks including an online interview and DBS checks. Cover People are acting as an employment business on behalf of the school for this vacancy. For further information, please call Joe at Cover People on 0161 505 0439.