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IT Support Analyst

Job title: IT Support Analyst

Company: Arup

Job description: A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, we attract a diverse mix of people to work on ground-breaking global projects. We have an ambitious commitment to be the digital leader in the built environment and have digital teams and experts all over the world, who collaborate on world-leading software, data and technology projects and products. Being a global team means we value people with diverse experiences, backgrounds, specialisms and skills.

The Role

We’re looking for an IT support analyst to be the front-door to technology services to the rest of the organisation. You will help to increase business productivity by taking a customer-focused, proactive and collaborative approach to anticipating and resolving technology issues. You will provide support and technical expertise to a range of issues relating to hardware, software, peripherals and projects.

Working under the guidance of the local service lead, you will be part of a larger team that provides customer-focused digital services to Arup globally. This is a full time, level 2 support role in a typical IT support infrastructure, with a business-focused mindset.

We provide opportunities for all our people to develop their skills, along with challenging and innovative work in an environment that allows individuals to flourish. We believe in continuous learning; providing a culture that is naturally curious and always stimulating. One that promotes self-discovery and allows people time to be creative.

“I enjoy the variety of my role – no two days are the same. One day I might be reassuring a nervous presenter minutes before they present to hundreds of colleagues via a live stream. The next day I might be trying to fix a laptop remotely with a colleague who has a looming deadline or showing them how to get the most out of the latest digital tools.”

Caitlin, Brisbane

You should apply if:

  • You are passionate about helping people get the most out of technology
  • You are excited by the opportunity to learn new things
  • You value career progression and are open to new opportunities

Responsibilities of the role include

  • Acting as client liaison for all Digital Technology-related requests from staff, being first line of engagement to understand and address issues and needs around desktop (Windows, O365 etc.) and infrastructure (compute, storage, network, cloud services, enterprise systems, cybersecurity, etc.), engaging and escalating to other Digital Technology teams as needed
  • Providing value added services to the business, working together with the leadership team to drive technology and help transform business activities
  • Configuring, deploying, maintaining, troubleshooting and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, mobile devices, phones and other computer and telecoms equipment
  • Solving complex problems associated with hardware (PCs, Macs, mobile, etc.), software, and services (video conferencing, remote access, etc.) determining the source of problems and classifying their level, priority and nature. When appropriate, escalating or routing them to the appropriate team
  • Helping with a range of office-based technology needs – installations, moves, changes, etc. that involve staff requirements and infrastructure needs, working collaboratively with other DT service teams
  • Responding to, documenting and resolving service tickets in a timely manner according to an agreed service level
  • Documenting procedures, standards, best practices configurations, settings, installation sequences and back-out instructions
  • Following ITIL/Service Management policies and procedures
  • Helping the software asset management team to maintain applications (license management and version control)
  • Helping with communications and training around technical change
  • Playing an active part in our team: helping to build an inclusive environment, sharing your knowledge and promoting best technology practices with colleagues

Some of the technology you could expect to support includes:

  • Personal computing (HP, Mac, etc.)
  • Mobile computing (iPhone, iPad, Samsung etc. depending on office or regional policy)
  • Microsoft Windows Operating System, Mac OSx (limited)
  • Microsoft 365 and associated services (i.e. OneDrive for Business, MS Teams, etc.)
  • Cloud based solutions (Azure, AWS, etc.)
  • Video conferencing hardware/software based on global standards
  • Office printers and copiers (these vary depending on office or regional policy)

Requirements and skills

  • Some experience working in a regional or global organisation providing desktop support services in a Microsoft environment
  • Strong technical aptitude and a desire to learn, you should have a proven track record of developing your technical knowledge and applying new skills in a high paced environment
  • Good analytical skills, with ability to solve complex problems and openness in sharing your knowledge and thinking with others
  • Experience of ServiceNow or similar IT Service Management systems
  • Some experience working in a professional services organisation

Desirable

  • Familiarity with MS Teams and O365
  • Familiarity with technical software solutions from Autodesk, Bentley, Trimble, etc
  • Familiarity with software solutions from Adobe, Bluebeam, Cisco, Symantec, etc

Personal Qualities

  • Collaborative, consultative and effective in a consensus-based decision-making culture
  • High energy, motivated, open-minded and willing to embrace innovation and new technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; communicating to all levels within an organization
  • Self-starter who takes initiative to work and develop holistic solutions
  • Continually exercises critical thought and judgment to determine the most appropriate action
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with representatives from various organisational offices and levels
  • Strong attention to detail

Education

  • Technical certification in Information Technology

The people at Arup are driven to find a better way and to deliver better solutions for our clients.

We welcome applications from a diverse group of people, including those who are seeking flexible working, have accessibility needs, want to bring their whole selves to work, and can enrich our workforce with cultural diversity.

We offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate including a global profit share scheme, excellent staff benefits and long-term career development opportunities.

We’ve always been a purpose-led organisation. we are here to support each other, to do our best work possible and make our own special contribution. We’re here to shape a better world, and for us ‘better’ is all about creating a more sustainable future for the world.

If you are interested in helping us shape a better world, please click “Apply Now” to submit your online application.

No agencies please

Stay safe online – Arup will never ask for payment or your bank details as part of our recruitment process.

Expected salary:

Location: Brisbane, QLD

Job date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 07:05:55 GMT

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