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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. 

 

Our Digital Technology team are proud winners of the IT Team of the Year for 2021 at the Chartered Institute of IT’s UK IT Industry Awards.

 

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

 

Essential skills and knowledge:

 

  • 3-5 years of 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

 

Required behaviours:

 

  • 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 is desirable

 

Please don’t be discouraged if you don’t meet every point above – if you meet most, and are strongly motivated by the role, and willing to learn, we are still interested in hearing from you. 

 

Permanent:

 

Rewards and Benefits


We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

Different people, shared values.

At Arup, we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world.

At Arup, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. Our internal employee networks - BAME, Culture, Disability, LGBTQ+ and Women - provide a space for you to express your views and to make a positive difference - discover more about life at Arup here.

At Arup, we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best throughout your application.

At Arup, we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply, and we will discuss how this could work in your role.

Our Application Process

To understand what to expect next, please visit our UK Application Process page.

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