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IT Technician Apprentice – Cheshire

  • L3 Infrastructure Technician
  • Cheshire

Lomature

Level 3 Infrastructure Technician

Title: IT Technician Apprentice

Company: Lomature

Full Address: Handforth – Cheshire SK9 3HQ

Weekly Hours Worked: Mon-Friday 37.5 hours

Salary: 11K starting

Please contact Tom on tom.crossland@estio.co.uk or call 01133 500 333

About the company:

Lomature Limited is an established technology and managed service company based in Manchester, providing Airlines with software and managed services.

Our solutions help Airlines meet the challenges of In-Flight-Service Management.

An opportunity has arisen for an extremely organised and focussed individual to work within the Lomature – organisation under the apprenticeship scheme with the opportunity for a full-time role on successful completion of their apprenticeship.

 

Brief job description:

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a IT Technician with Lomature a Software company based in Cheshire.

Job Description:

We are looking for a technically skilled candidate with good problem-solving ability for the position of IT Technician. The duties of an IT Technician include being a reference point for all IT related queries at the user level, responding to user needs in a timely manner, and ensuring the optimal running of all systems, among other technical duties.

IT Technicians are expected to display good interpersonal skills as they will interact with colleagues from various departments and executive levels. They are required to listen to their technical needs, understand their problems, and implement solutions to them.

 

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • install and configure computer hardware operating systems and applications
  • monitor and maintain computer systems and networks
  • Troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
  • Repairing or replacing damaged hardware.
  • Installing and upgrading anti-virus software to ensure security at the user level.
  • Performing tests and evaluations of new software and hardware.
  • Providing support to users and being the first point of contact for error reporting.
  • Establishing good relationships with all departments and colleagues.
  • Conducting daily backup operations.
  • Managing technical documentation.
  • talk staff or clients through a series of actions, either face-to-face or over the phone, to help set up systems or resolve issues
  • troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults
  • provide support, including documentation and relevant reports
  • support the roll-out of new applications
  • set up new users’ accounts and profiles and deal with password issues
  • work continuously on a task until completion
  • rapidly establish a good working relationship with customers and other professionals, such as software developers
  • test and evaluate new technology

 

Qualifications:

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Skills Required:

  • Windows Server
  • Windows high availability clustering
  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft office 365
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • hypervisor virtualization (desired knowledge)
  • Microsoft exchange server
  • Good problems analysis and solving skills.

 

Personal qualities:

  • Excellent working practices.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Approachable, adaptable, and a great team player.

Future prospects:

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Training to be provided:

The Estio Training programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive eight weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated Skills Development Coach who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

This apprenticeship will give you a Level 3 Infrastructure Technician Standard with training in areas such as:

  • Functional skills, Maths L2 and English L2
  • PC Fundamentals
  • Business Processes & Customer Services
  • Networking & Architecture
  • Mobile & Operating Systems
  • Cloud Services
  • Coding & Logic

 

Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination in order to receive a professional certificate.

To apply for this job email your details to tom.crossland@estio.co.uk