Desktop Engineer - Financial Services

Desktop Engineer (Windows 7/10, VMWare, vSphere and Citrix) - Financial Services

Here at Harrington Starr we are working with a prestigious Financial Services Technology group to assist with the resolution of complex issues/problems, developing solutions based upon subject expertise, being considered analytical or procedural experts, representing the End User Support on day to day issues, as well as being an escalation point as Third Line Support. This is an exciting opportunity for a technically passionate and hands on support specialist.

As an already experienced Desktop Support Engineer you will already have heavy or good knowledge of;

Key skills

  • Experience of working in fast-paced, technology led environment
  • Ability to work from ITSM tools such as ServiceNow, with the ability to self-prioritise accordingly
  • Proven ability and experience of working as a senior analyst, co-ordinating tasks and overseeing the workload of others with Desktop Management
  • Working knowledge and experience of deployment and imaging (SCCM)
  • Thorough and detailed understanding of Microsoft Windows
  • Knowledge of MAC OS highly desirable
  • Knowledge of standard range of desktop applications and hardware
  • Experience and knowledge of security and connection software (i.e. Anti-virus, Firewall, VPN)
  • Excellent experience in virtualisation technologies including VMWare vSphere and Citrix
  • Understanding of scripting such as PowerShell
  • Technical knowledge of Virtual Desktop solutions (Citrix, App V) and Mobile Device Management
  • Understanding of Mobile Device Management Solutions (such as AirWatch)
  • Knowledge of device encryption systems – Symantec/Bitlocker
  • Knowledge of network patching and cabling systemsWorking
  • knowledge and understanding of operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, Apple)
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS and Internetworking technology
  • Understanding of Microsoft Exchange/Active Directory, including Group Policy Objects

This is an outstanding opportunity for the right candidate who is looking to create initiative problem solving ideas, be a leader in the latest business developments and functional enhancements within the financial world. Please get into contact with george.harris@harringtonstarr.com if you wish to speak further about the opportunity.