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Graduate Systems Engineer (1st Line)

Salary £22,000 - £28,000
Location London, Bank
Role Support
Job Type Permanent
Size 50-100
Job overview
This is a fantastic entry-level role for Junior Engineers looking to start their career in technical support - learn the ropes of being in 1st line and develop skills to progress further!

On the hunt for Graduate Engineering roles and looking to your kickstart your career in 1st Line support? If the idea of working for a fast-growing FinTech firm excites you, apply for this Graduate Systems Engineer job in London today!

Company profile

In this Graduate Systems Engineer job in London, you will be joining a fast-growing FinTech firm based in the heart of London. Our client is a market leader in Technology Outsourcing for the Financial Services sector and provides outstanding IT & Network support to global financial institutions. They pride themselves on their dynamic, flexible and personable approach, as well as their capability to deliver innovative IT solutions and managed IT services using cutting-edge technology. Established over 15 years ago, they are now a trusted adviser and an industry-focused partner, delivering solutions that drive efficiency and add value to companies across the globe.

Graduate Systems Engineer - Job description

In this entry-level Systems Engineer role, you will be working as part of the wider service desk team, providing 1st line technical support for our client’s customers. From day one, you will be dealing with traders, investors, and c-suite executives so you will be highly presentable, well-spoken and able to articulate yourself clearly. You will be managing user expectations and ensuring user satisfaction for all incident resolutions, as well as completing operational checks on an ad hoc rota basis. Full training is provided, having potential and a willingness to learn and develop will be paramount!

Graduate Systems Engineer - Key responsibilities

In this Junior Systems Engineer job in London, your responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as the first point of contact for clients
  • Managing client support by logging, diagnosing and resolving their problems via email, phone and portal
  • Using the help-desk system to document problem descriptions and resolutions
  • Escalating any high priority customer issues to management
  • Occasional out of hours scheduled work reactive to business needs (paid at an enhanced overtime rate)
  • Participating in an on-call rota for out of hours incidents (once every four to six weeks)

Graduate Systems Engineer - Job requirements

  • Educated to degree standard in a technical discipline, ideally in Computer Science or similar
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Some previous work experience within customer or client services would be ideal
  • Previous experience using Windows Desktop/Desktop OS is a huge plus!
  • An ambitious person with a drive to improve
  • Excellent admin and organisational skills

Graduate Systems Engineer - Benefits of the job

  • A competitive graduate starting salary range of between £22,000 - £28,000, depending on experience
  • The opportunity to develop yourself as an IT professional
  • Work closely with big finance clients across London!
  • The chance to forge a long-term career in the IT sector, becoming an experienced engineer with rapid career progression!

Looking for Graduate jobs in STEM, or more specifically Graduate Engineering roles in London? If you're a tech-savvy graduate looking to kickstart your Engineering career, apply for this Systems Engineer opportunity in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

Joe Goddard
Team Lead & Key Account Manager