University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

IT Support Technician

United Kingdom

Closing soon

IT Support Technician

We are looking for an IT Support Technician to join the Department of Engineering's Information and Computing Services group (ICS) based at the Department's site in Trumpington Street.

ICS provides IT and AV services that underpin the Department's world-leading teaching and research, as well as the administration that supports them. ICS comprises approximately 30 IT professionals, working in teams focused on user support, infrastructure, AV, research support and DevOps.

As IT Support Technician, you will join the helpdesk and desktop support team headed by the IT Support Team Leader. The Support Team is responsible for front-line IT services and provides first- and second-tier support to users in the Department of Engineering. Members of the team work closely together and with colleagues across the ICS group. Alongside your core support work, you will have the opportunity to work on special projects and services, and to contribute to IT planning.

With users including students, academics and professional staff, this is a busy and dynamic environment, and you will be exposed to a wide range of technologies. You should enjoy interacting with customers and have a desire to progress your technical skills through your work and through the training and development opportunities available to members of ICS. The IT Support Team is the face of IT in the Department for many users, and it must respond quickly, communicate effectively and provide high levels of service. Ideally, you will have demonstrable skills and experience with:

  • Delivering customer-facing IT services and support
  • Troubleshooting PC hardware and software issues
  • Microsoft Windows, Office and all Microsoft 365 products
  • User account management
  • Computer deployment tools
  • Experience with any/all of networking (DNS, DHCP), Linux (CentOS, Ubuntu), Macs, Active Directory and Windows Server would be advantage.

    If you think you are the right candidate for this role, we would love to hear from you.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    The closing date for applications is Sunday 2 June 2024. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Office at the Department of Engineering ([email protected], 01223 332615).

    Please quote reference NM41595 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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  • Department/Location

    Department of Engineering






    Assistant staff


    9 May 2024

    Closing date

    2 June 2024

    Job details


    IT Support Technician


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    May 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 02, 2024

    Job type



    Computer Science,Engineering

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