Animo is looking for a new IT Infrastructure Technician

Animo is looking for a new IT Infrastructure Technician

Animo Associates, a rapidly growing Corporate Services provider, are looking to employ an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to work within our IT department.  This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced IT Infrastructure Technician with the proven skills and knowledge to join our team.

Job description:

Job Title: IT Infrastructure Technician

Salary: £20,000 to £25,000

Location: Wickford, Essex

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support IT line of business applications
  • Provide general end-user desktop support
  • Logging telephone calls into the helpdesk system
  • Resolving tickets and escalating where appropriate
  • Providing timely updates to business colleagues
  • Be a source of knowledge for colleagues
  • Create knowledge base articles to increase ticket resolution efficiency
  • Lead IT projects to help the business achieve its strategic goals
  • Work to protect the business from unexpected outages
  • Ensure you are up to date with current technologies and be able to suggest opportunities to enhance the IT offering to the business

Person Specification:

  • Experience of working in an IT Department
  • Experience in supporting complex linked IT Systems

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to accurately capture information
  • An understanding of basic networking principles
  • Ability to troubleshoot IT PC issues
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Working knowledge of VoIP systems
  • Flexible approach to problem-solving and an ability to “think on your feet”
  • Ability to effectively manage time and prioritise incidents
  • Troubleshooting and investigative skills
  • Ability to work effectively with third parties
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight dynamic deadlines
  • Experience scripting in Powershell
  • MTA – Microsoft Azure fundamentals (AZ-900) or higher

Advantage knowledge, skills, and ability:

  • Up-to-date knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
  • Knowledge and understanding of Apple iOS
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Knowledge of Watchguard firewalls
    (ISC)² CCSP or SSCP
    Cisco CCNA
  • Other relevant IT qualifications from recognized industry vendors

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV to