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Apex Ireland

Location – Apex Ireland (Dublin office)

The Service Desk Agent is the first point of contact for the users who interact with the Apex Group IT Service Desk covering desktop, telephony, networking and Business applications. While providing a high level of customer interaction, IT Agents are responsible to resolve level 1 IT requests in a timely fashion, and escalate Level 2 & 3 IT requests to the appropriate support and resolver groups. The Service Desk agent must have a good balance of basic technical skills, and customer facing skills. The role will report to the IT Service Manager.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the single point of contact for end User ICT requests and support issues;
  • Respond to IT requests from all emails, portal, and telephone within the agreed targets;
  • Log and assign all IT requests and work requests accurately in the Apex IT ticketing system
  • Perform troubleshooting and initial diagnostics of assigned IT tickets, including remote connection to end user devices using remote access tools;
  • When required assign tickets to the relevant team member or external IT suppliers and liaise with the resolver until completion;
  • Communicate clearly to users in a timely and polite manner and keep the end user informed of the progress of IT requests at all appropriate times;
  • Follow standard Service Desk operating procedures for incident management;
  • Manage creation, modification, and deletion of users account management (FTP, Active Directory, file permissions) and perform clean up projects of user profiles, files, email accounts;
  • Supporting application such as Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business, conferencing tools such as GoToMeeting, Microsoft Outlook and email archiving tools.
  • Highlight and report all major IT issues and risks to Service Manager in a timely manner;
  • Research, test and implement new systems to improve efficiencies and satisfy user requests;
  • Provide basic PC installations and configuration tasks;
  • Provide on site support when required in Apex offices (may require travel);
  • Other duties in support of the Service Desk, as assigned by the Service Manager.


Experience and Skills Required:

  • Good customer focus, and excellent time-keeping is a key requirement of the role;
  • Good interpersonal skills, with a focus on listening and questioning skills;
  • Good problem solving abilities and ability to work under own initiative;
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English;
  • One or more recognised industry certification in PC, Network and Server support (Comptia A+, Server +, Network +, MCP in Windows 7/8/10);
  • A recognised third level qualification in a computer related discipline;
  • Maintain adequate knowledge of operating systems and application software in use in Apex;
  • 2-3 years experience in a computer related support or and IT operational environment;
  • Familiarity with or a willingness to learn the fundamental principles of ITIL Service Management;
  • Experience with configuring and supporting any version of Windows Desktop (7, 8,10);
  • Experience in virtual desktop environment desirable, particularly CITRIX XenDesktop/XenApp.
  • Experience with configuring and supporting Microsoft Office 2010/2016 and/or Office 365;
  • Experience with supporting physical networking is desirable but not essential

Location – Apex Ireland (Dublin office)

Position – Permanent

Applicants must be eligible to work in Ireland in order to be considered for the role.