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Position Title:   Global Technical Service & Support Engineer

Reporting to:    GTSS Team Leader

Location:          Edinburgh

Salary:              Competitive


Hutchinson Networks is a global IT strategy and delivery company. We help clients navigate the transition to a modern IT environment through expert technical advice, complex implementations, and proprietary hosted solutions.   Our solutions power some of the largest multi-national companies, critical public sector infrastructure, dynamic start-ups and disruptive technology firms. Hutchinson Networks has worked in 75+ countries and is headquartered in Edinburgh, UK.

Company Benefits:

  • Flexible approach to working hours, including the potential to work from home
  • 30 days holiday, increasing to 35 days holiday after 5 years of service
  • Good career progression opportunities and regular training
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Modern office facilities and complementary tea and coffee


the role

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Position Overview

The GTSS Engineer will be responsible for work on our Customer sites. They will report directly to the GTSS team leader, with responsibility to HN Project Managers.


Main Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Carry out Remote/Smart Hands activities on behalf of customers, 3rd parties/vendors and other client technical teams in line with contractual requirements.
  • Be part of an ad-hoc support rota in order to cover flexible shifts over multiple time zones.
  • Complete tasks to specified standards
  • Respond to problems quickly and efficiently using approved procedures
  • Escalate potential issues through defined escalation process.

what we're looking for in you

Essential Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer networking or Vendor certification.
  • Computer/IT literate
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Client focused at all time
  • Ability to work under pressure and make important decisions
  • Ability to work out of hours shifts (from 7am to 3pm, from 3pm to 11pm, from 11pm to 7am)
  • Current valid ID (Driving License/Passport)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Flexible attitude to work assignments and learning new skills
  • Ability to work on a variety of projects with limited supervision
  • Experience working with Cisco networking equipment


Desirable Experience:

  • Any experience in a customer support environment or IT service desk, would be advantageous.


About You:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management skill
  • Ability to work 24/7 shifts
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively
  • Ability to remain calm and work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to gain and maintain trust and to develop strong relationships in both end-client and client delivery and management teams.
  • Ability to prioritise workload.
  • Ability to follow processes effectively


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