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Desktop Engineer - Tech Bar

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

If you’ve set your heart on a career in IT, join Computacenter as a Desktop Engineer and you’ll find there’s everything in place for you to realize your ambitions.

We’ve become Europe’s leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services by being open, upfront and straightforward. So you’ll know exactly what’s expected of you, managers will be accessible when you need training and support, your voice will be heard and we’ll take a genuine interest in how you want to develop.

Technical Resource Group (TRG) are the front line engineers, the face of Computacenter. We are the technical staff that enable the users of our customers by owning and resolving their IT issues. We have engineers that simply enjoy being hands on and fixing issues and but we also have a track record of developing our engineers into consultancy, global infrastructure, service manager and project manager roles.


Role Responsibility

We are looking for an engineer to be based at one of our government customers in Croydon.

You will be working primarily on an IT Tech Bar supporting laptops, smartphones and other mobile devices.  The successful candidate needs to be able to be approachable and be comfortable speaking to people of all levels of seniority as well as being able to adjust the way that they discuss technical resolutions to the technical level of the customer.

You will working within a team of approximately 5 engineers in a shift pattern covering the hours of 08:00 – 20:00 Mon – Sat (this is subject to change).

Essential Skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of Windows 10
  • Experience working in an IT corporate environment
  • Experience of laptop hardware breakfix (preferably on Lenovo and Dell hardware)
  • Excellent customer facing skills
  • Must be able to articulate advice and technical resolutions to people with differing technical knowledge
  • Adaptable and welcoming of change and communicating change to customers
  • Be willing to work on an 08:00 – 20:00 shift pattern Monday – Saturday
  • Eligible for SC clearance

The Ideal Candidate

  • Dell and Lenovo hardware certifications
  • Windows 10 accreditations
  • Experience working on an IT Tech Bar
  • Experience of Windows 10 within a corporate environment
  • Experience supporting smartphones and other mobile devices (installations and issue resolution)
  • Driving licence

We are looking for confident individuals with experience supporting a variety of IT systems, with a complimentary background of providing customer service to the highest standard. We really believe this is an incredible opportunity for development in your career, not to be missed.

Package Description

08:00 – 20:00 shift pattern Monday – Saturday

Competitive plus benefits 

About the Company

We advise customers on their IT strategy; implement the most appropriate technology from a wide range of leading vendors and manage their technology infrastructures on their behalf. At every stage we make our customers’ businesses sharper by removing cost, complexity and barriers to change across their IT infrastructures.

Our corporate and government clients are served by offices across the UK, Germany, France, the Benelux countries, Spain and South Africa. We also serve our customers’ global requirements through our extensive partner network.


Key facts about Computacenter

Computacenter is Europe’s leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services & solutions

Our focus is on corporate and government organisations, typically of from 500 to 10,000 employees, and large enterprises of 10,000 or more employees.

Over 12,000 staff employed across the Group with 4100 working in the UK. 2017 adjusted profit before tax was £106.2 million, up from £86.4 million in 2016. Revenues of £3.79 billion an increase from £3.25 billion on the previous year.

Over 70% of Computacenter’s Group revenue comes from services, software, and sales of enterprise products such as servers and connectivity/networking technology

Achieve great things - for yourself, our customers and our business

At Computacenter we win together by making sure all our people have the autonomy to get things done and to find excellent solutions for our customers.


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