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Job Vacancies at axisfirst

We currently have a number of vacancies, in Bridgwater, Somerset and in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

If you are interested in any of the following job vacancies, or think that we may be interested in you for a different role within the company, please email Recruitment for further details.

Recruitment Agencies: please do not call but email Recruitment instead; our telephone numbers are TPS registered so no unsolicitied calls please.

We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

The C++ Programmer role is based at our Head Office in Bridgwater, Somerset.

The 2nd Line Support and Helpdesk Support Analyst roles are based in our office in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

Our Bridgwater office is within easy reach of the M5 at junctions 23 and 24 as well as being on the crossroads of the A38 and A39. This means it provides convenient commuting from a number of towns, including Taunton, Weston-super-Mare, Minehead, Street and Glastonbury.

Our Bromsgrove office is within easy reach of the M5 at junction 5 and the M42 at junction 1. It offers an easy commute from not only Bromsgrove but Droitwich, Redditch and further afield, including Worcestershire, Birmingham and beyond.

Trainee Technical Service Desk Analyst

We are expanding our technical service desk team and have a vacancy for a trainee technical service desk analyst.

This is a full-time office-based post at Bromsgrove. You will be working within a team of six in a friendly but busy helpdesk environment diagnosing and resolving issues for our small and medium sized business clients. Exposure to a wide variety of hardware and software. Continuous training provided.

Essential Skills/Characteristics

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows
  • Genuine interest in IT

Desirable Skills/Characteristics

  • Further education in an IT discipline e.g. City and Guilds, BTEC
  • Microsoft or CompTIA certifications

Technical Service Desk Analyst

We are expanding our technical service desk team and have a vacancy for a 2nd tier technical service desk analyst.

This is a full-time post based in our Bromsgrove office. You will be working within a team of six in a friendly but busy helpdesk environment diagnosing and resolving issues for our small and medium sized business clients. Exposure to a wide variety of hardware and software. Continuous training provided.

Essential Skills/Characteristics

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft operating systems
  • Good working knowledge of networks
  • Technical helpdesk experience working to SLAs

Desirable Skills/Characteristics

  • Microsoft certifications
  • Cisco, HP or other networking and security certifications
  • Knowledge of ITIL practices

C++ Programmer

Due to expansion, we require additional C++ Programmers to work from our Bridgwater offices to work within the development team of our axis diplomat software package.

A good working knowledge of Microsoft Visual C++ and STL is  required. Experience using the Win32 API directly would be an advantage.

We will want to see some evidence of projects (academic or otherwise) using C++.

Knowledge of SQL (specifically Microsoft) would also be an advantage.

Salary commensurate with experience.