Service Desk Support Engineer

Posted 2 months ago by mselect
Location Basrah Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
mselect is looking to hire a Service Desk Support Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years of experience in the IT department. English and Arabic fluency is a must.
Job Objective
The IT support engineer reports to the service desk lead. The support engineer is the single point of contact for integration and delivery of end- user support (front-office) to the business. The individual must be able to deliver effective business engagement to ensure support and services delivered are in line with business needs and develop close working relationships between IT staff and onsite experts/ contractors to improve knowledge sharing and deliver further support efficiencies.
  • Ensure trouble-free operations of desktop, related hardware and software
  • Provide high quality desktop support (>65% first time fix), maintain and improve user satisfaction with IT services
  • Coordinate service delivery with internal and external service providers ensuring any service targets are met or exceeded
  • Assist the Support Leader with site management responsibilities (calls analysis, projects, management reporting)
  • Identify risks to service delivery, recommend options to address risks and execute approved options
  • Assist with operational handover of projects
  • Provide hands-on support for standard desktop environment
  • Maintain call logs and provide base data for trend analysis
  • Maintain site equipment and core software license inventory
  • Assist ITC management with customer support initiatives
  • Act as project resource when needed
  • Coordinate end user hardware maintenance
  • Coordinate with support leads and Vendors for complete resolution of problems
Criteria and Qualifications
  • Extensive work experience in a similar position
  • Experience of using helpdesk/ call logging tools
  • Extensive knowledge in operating system and hardware
  • Working knowledge of Infrastructure services frameworks e.g., ITIL
  • Knowledge of IT standards, processes, and policies
  • Extensive knowledge of positive customer interactions
  • Extensive experience of supporting desktop operating system
  • Extensive experience of supporting MS Office suite
  • Knowledge of data backup methodologies
  • Proven track record of maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field
21 Days on/ 21 Days off
*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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