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Patch Management Engineerat CDW Careers (UK)

Job ID: 
11758
Team: 
Information Technology
Post Date: 
15 Jan 2024
Location: 
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Yes - Hybrid
Contract Type: 
Permanent (Full-time)
Travel: 
No
Security Clearance Required: 
Yes - Must be able to obtain
Security Clearance Level: 
Not Required

Description

ABOUT CDW

 

CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organisations in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies: from start-ups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small.

 

CDW prides itself on being ‘People Who Get IT’ and ‘People who get People’. Our relationships are fuelled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

An AV and Patch Management Engineer is responsible for maintaining and updating operating systems and applications on Servers, Desktops, and other supported devices. They work to ensure that software programs are up to date and functioning properly to prevent security risks and other issues.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Facilitate and execute the installation of agreed patches and the maintenance of customer AV management software.
  • Responding to BAU Security and Patch Management incidents logged on the incident management system to ensure incidents are resolved within SLA whilst providing help and support to the team
  • Monitor, progress, and resolve incidents whilst ensuring customer satisfaction through proactive updates, frequent contact and escalation where necessary.
  • Ensure all implemented solutions are backed up with documentation, training and expertise within the Service Desk and Support areas.
  • Perform Daily, Weekly and Monthly scheduled tasks relating to Patching and AV management when required.
  • Escalate potential service issues to line management and ITIL Services
  • Raise potential problem issues with Problem and Incident Management.
  • Recommend and deploy changes via the change management process when required.
  • Proactively maintain and develop knowledge, skills and experience through client contact, industry sources, formalised training and development plan.

 

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Essential knowledge in the following areas:

  • Experience in a similar SLA-driven support role.
  • Good knowledge of IT platforms, equipment and applications.
  • Proven Customer service Skills.
  • Industry-recognised qualifications in relevant areas.
  • Knowledge/experience in the following technologies.
    • Windows Server OS
    • Windows workstation
    • Patch Management Software
    • SEPM and other mainstream AV solutions (e.g. Sophos, Kaspersky, etc)
    • Experience with troubleshooting (Event Viewer, Log Files, Command Prompt)
    • Basic Networking

 

Desirable knowledge in the following areas:

  • SCCM
  • Experience in using PowerShell and PowerShell Script
  • Security Clearance (SC) advantageous
  • Knowledge of ITIL change process

 

ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES

 

  • Good communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Positive, enthusiastic and supportive individual
  • Ability to take ownership of and progress incidents to resolution or to identify when escalation is necessary
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work in a team and to support team members
  • Communication and interpersonal skills include listening, building rapport, and establishing empathy whilst demonstrating awareness of internal and external issues

 

CUSTOMER FOCUS AND WAYS OF WORKING

 

  • Each coworker is accountable for their actions and is required to exercise good judgment in everything they do. Part of that responsibility includes ensuring that you understand and live up to the values and standards we set for ourselves in the CDW Way, the CDW Way Code (our code of ethics and business conduct), the Information Management System (IMS), and all other policies and procedures relevant to your role. 
  • Each coworker has a responsibility to ask questions when they are unsure of CDW’s values, standards and policies, and to take action if they believe someone else is not acting consistently with those values, standards and policies.   
  • Each coworker is responsible for maintaining customer focus and for periodically reviewing the Circle of Service Philosophy and the Quality Policy to understand CDW’s commitment to excellent client service and continual improvement. Coworkers must report any customer problems, feedback, service outages, and service improvement suggestions to management.
  • Each coworker is required to comply with CDW’s policies relating to Information Security and Data protection, specifically to:
    • Protect all information assets from unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, destruction & interference
    • Treat the security of all information assets according to their designated information security classification
    • Ensure that they only access information assets that they are authorised to do so.
    • Adhere to the procedure for reporting any security weakness or event
    • Commit to, and participate in, personal development of information security awareness & knowledge
  • Comply with all laws and contractual obligations regarding the protection of data

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US:

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse CDW. CDW is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, colour, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other status or characteristic protected by, state, or local laws. 

 

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