Senior Support Technician

First Focus is Oceania’s best mid-market Managed Service Provider, bar none. We are growing fast and now have over 270 staff across New Zealand, Australia, Philippines, South Africa and Ireland. We are a stable and very focused company, with over 15 years of consistent growth and we’re continuing to win new clients and evolve our solutions.

We pride ourselves on being a genuinely great place to work, with a dynamic culture, clear vision and strong leadership. We only hire the best people and are a looking for an exceptional IT professional with a deep understanding of both Managed Services and the needs of mid-tier clients.

We are looking for the best MSP-specialised Senior Service Desk professional in New Zealand. Why would such an amazing person consider coming to First Focus? What makes First Focus better than where you are today?

  • We understand the challenges of Service Desk specialists and work with you and our clients to make sure you still get the time and the opportunity to train and develop
  • We seek the best clients for our team to work with as well as the best people to support our clients
  • We know that great Service Desk professionals value different things to field support (for example) – daily variety, great customer relationships and new challenges
  • We find and retain the best. Best Service Desk, best Managers, best Project Engineers, best team!

Duties

  • Providing remote service desk support to a variety of environments from 10 – 500 users, as a point of escalation and SME
  • Supporting a combination of servers, desktops and applications within Microsoft Azure, AD and M365 environments
  • Delivering the support of Azure, VMWare and Citrix cloud infrastructure
  • Performing a wide variety of support across many technologies
  • Occasional project team work to deploy solutions for customers
  • Working with highly experienced solutions experts to maintain best practice environments

Requirements

  • Advanced understanding of end user support and Active Directory
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Windows Server, Azure and Exchange
  • Genuine exposure across technical infrastructure from desktop to firewall, including LAN & WAN networking
  • An understanding of ticketing systems and customer service principles

Benefits

First Focus’ values are based around keeping everyone informed, aligned, supported, and rewarding performance. Some examples of this include:

  • Compelling package that includes salary, training and flexible arrangements
  • All employees have free access to Uprise, including 1:1 coaching sessions from qualified psychologists or counsellors
  • First Focus understands the importance of flexibility for a satisfying work-life balance, which is why we offer hybrid working arrangements
  • ‘Never Stop Growing’ is deeply imbedded in our DNA – we offer up to 10 paid training days a year and support employees towards certifications and qualifications – we will not only pay for the exam but will also give you a pay rise for achieving certs (conditions apply, of course)
  • Staff are encouraged to take advantage of our weekly internal training sessions and library
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development with our FastTrack mentor program
  • We have our very own MAD (making a difference) Council, focusing on equality, charity, and the environment
  • Regular social events and a great team culture!

First Focus welcomes applications from Neurodiverse candidates. We recommend & appreciate disclosure along with the application so that a copy of our Neurodiversity Statement can be provided outlining the flexible options we can offer to best showcase your skills.