For over 200 years KONGSBERG has made solutions that enable people around the world to deliver extreme performance under extreme conditions.

Today we are a world leader in several areas within maritime operations, defence, aerospace, and oil and gas industry. Our strength is to put together centers of expertise around products, technologies and market needs.

KNC: 03/17 IT Support Engineer

Kongsberg Norcontrol maritime surveillance solutions improve safety, efficiency and security of maritime transportation and its infrastructure by providing optimal maritime domain awareness. Our solutions are in service with the world's leading maritime coastal organisations, most successful port authorities and safest offshore operators.

In addition to the main office in Norway, Kongsberg Norcontrol has offices in Singapore and the UK.  As our UK office continues to grow, we are seeking an additional IT Support Engineer with a qualification from the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) industry, and with experience in providing technical support in accordance with the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework.

Responsibilities and tasks:

  • Provision of ICT technical support service including operating systems (Windows & Linux), RDBS (primarily SQL Server), 3rd party software (primarily VMware), proprietary software and networks (LAN/WAN).
  • Conduct preventative and rectification maintenance at world-wide customer locations both on land and offshore.
  • Conduct installation, commissioning and setting-to-work activities at world-wide customer locations.
  • Provision of technical and operational training at world-wide customer locations.
  • Inclusion in the remote support service 24 hours per day in a roster system.
  • Inclusion in the on-site support service 24 hours per day in a roster system at world-wide customer locations.
  • Inclusion in the weekend standby duty roster system.
  • Provision of technical support to the Marketing and Sales dept.
  • Production of reports and necessary documentation for administration and invoicing purposes.
  • Provision of technical support service for marine sensors including radar, radio, CCTV, AIS, etc.
  • Participate in Customer Support department meetings, if required.
  • Any other appropriate tasks required by the Line Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Essential; ITIL Foundation and MCSA: SQL Server 2014/16
  • Preferable; CCNA.

Experience:

  • Essential; ITIL, T-SQL optimisation
  • Preferable; SaaS, Amazon Web Services or equivalent and Docker or equivalent.

Personal skills:

  • Team-player
  • Able to work alone
  • Result and action oriented
  • Good communication skills
  • Reliable and practical
  • Positive mind-set

We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration including benefits
  • Interesting challenges in a company in strong growth
  • Extensive travel opportunities

A significant amount of time will be spent in Norway, especially during the probationary period.  Thereafter, extensive travel can be expected within UK and overseas including working offshore and at height.


Job type:
Permanent
Working hours:
Full-time
Working days:
Day
Application deadline:
27/10/2017
Expected Start Date:
18/12/2017
Location:
Winterbourne, Bristol
Contacts:
Bronya Manley
Mobile: +44 7773767635