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.
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.
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 :
Some (1 to 3 years’) 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
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
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.
Technical certification in Information Technology is desirable
Salary & Benefits
Salary : Will be offered based on your ability and experience
Allowance : Overtime work allowance, Commuting allowance
Salary Review : Once a year
Profit Share : Twice a year
Termination Benefits : Available
Working Place : Iidabashi Grand Bloom 8F, 2-10-2, Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
Working Hours : 9 : 00 - 18 : 00 (Break time is 60 minutes)
Holidays : Saturdays and Sundays, National holidays prescribed by Japanese law, Year-end and new year holidays, Annual paid leave, Sick leave, Special leave, Citizen-judge leave system Childcare leave system, Nursing care leave system
Other Benefits : Health insurance (Insurance union), Employees' pension insurance, Employment insurance, Workers' Compensation insurance
No agencies please
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