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Senior Desktop Specialist

Job Reference: 102


Date: 2nd April 2018

Position Type: Permanent

Location: London / South East

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per annum + Benefits


Job description: An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Windows Desktop technical specialist to join a well-known organisation in the Finance industry, based in London.

My client is seeking an experienced Desktop Specialist with a minimum of 8 years’ software experience dealing with critical business systems.

Budget - £70,000

If you are someone that has an in-depth knowledge of Windows Desktop builds and design, configuration and integration then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Essential requirements for a Windows Desktop Specialist;


  • Experience working in finance industry, investment banking

  • 5 years software experience dealing with critical business systems

  • Deskside support technical experience operating within a complex environment with demonstrable experience in providing third level technical support within a team

  • Deep technical understanding of Windows desktop x64operating systems

  • A good understanding of how a modern browser works from a desktop and network perspective

  • Knowledge of software packaging tools (e.g. InstallShield,App-V, Wise)

  • Knowledge of third party tools used to manage and support largeenvironments (Appsense, Splunk)

  • Experience in engineering large scale deployments and migrations of Office 2010 and 2013

  • Broad Knowledge of undertaking projects in Finance Industry

  • Experience of configuring and supporting Microsoft Outlook in an Exchange environment

  • Knowledge of a Windows network infrastructure including ActiveDirectory, SCCM, GPO

  • Strong troubleshooting mindset and understanding parsing eventlogs, sysinternals tools and memory dumps

  • Experience of large scale desktop deployment tools and techniques in a large distributed organization

  • Scripting ability desirable (e.g. Powershell, WMI, VBscript)

  • An excellent understanding of ITIL Service Support and Deliverydisciplines and methodologies

  • Experience using a help desk call management system

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer care skills

  • Strong Technical grasp of strategic platforms such as Microsoft, Networks and Security, WAN, LAN, Exchange 2010. MCSE qualification is desirable.

​For more information, please apply now for a confidential chat!

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