IT Service Desk Analyst Apprentice CTrack Limited

Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity for an IT Telematics Technical Apprentice with Ctrack based in Headingly, Leeds.

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Closing date: 12 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £166.25

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9-5.30

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Oct 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001121942

  • Positions

    1 available

Level 3 Estio IT Apprenticeships

IT Service Desk Analyst Apprentice

Leeds

£8,645/pa (£4.50 per hour for first 6 months, rising to £5 per hour for final 6 months of apprenticeship, dependent on progress during apprenticeship)            

Please contact alexc@estio.co.uk or call 01422 898 888

Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity for an IT Telematics Technical Apprentice with Ctrack based in Headingly, Leeds.

Ctrack, part of Novatel Wireless, is a leading global software-as-a-service (SaaS) and big data company for vehicle tracking, fleet management and insurance telematics solutions. Our operations span six continents in over 55 countries, with more than 1,000,000 systems sold worldwide. With over 30 years’ experience, we have been keeping mobile assets of consumers, small and mid-sized businesses and large enterprises.

Ctrack want to introduce an apprentice to the world of telematics. To nurture and develop the apprentice into a model Ctrack employee, with a view of offering them permanent employment on completion of the apprenticeship. The role will be split between two departments; Operations – technical customer support and Development – testing.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Testing 

  • Work with the development team in releasing high quality products
  • Become an expert in cutting edge testing tools and processes
  • Installation and upgrade of Ctrack software and unit firmware
  • Document bugs in issue tracking software to an agreed standard
  • To be able to retest bugs in an organised and methodical way
  • Provide support to the development team and work with them to provide a high quality service
  • Ensure all testing issues are being attended to and resolved appropriately
  • To have a proactive and creative approach in solving any technical issues
  • Provide feedback on quality of development updates on issue tracking software
  • Share information, knowledge and lessons learnt

Operations

  • To be able to talk to and support Ctrack customers, from small businesses to large organisations
  • Investigate tickets/queries by ascertaining problems accurately and providing appropriate solutions and where a solution cannot be found, follow escalation processes
  • Log fault management information in the Ctrack support software
  • Keep customers updated with progress on their fault tickets
  • Support engineer calls – commissioning new installs and services and ensuring all commissions are completed accurately following the correct process.
  • Gain an understanding of how the Scheduling and Installation team works
  • Confirm engineer work with the customer
  • Ensure relevant documentation is sent and received to and from the customer before the work is undertaken
  • Manage customer expectations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner
  • Essential – passionate about technology and striving to have a career in a technical support role or testing role.

Personal qualities

  • Excellent organisational and troubleshooting skills

Qualifications required

  • Ideally grade B or above in GCSE ICT and/or Science (or equivalent)
  •  GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

The role potentially offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Things to consider

** Please note these dates should be used as a guideline only, should the right applicant be found**

About the employer

Ctrack in the UK and Ireland are divisions of DigiCore Holdings, a global company listed on
the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The company specialises in the research, development,
manufacturing, sales and support of technologically advanced fleet management, vehicle
tracking and personal tracking solutions.

Employer

CTrack Limited

Address

Victoria Road

Leeds

LS6 1PF

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Training provider

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive seven weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience. 
Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including: 
Advanced apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals 
Level 3 Diploma in Professional 
Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals 
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles 
Functional skills, Maths L2, English L2 and ICT L2 
PLTS and ERR 


Estio training also offer the following optional units: 

CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+ 
CompTIA Security+ 

 

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

Estio Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd

Contact

Alex Christodoulou 01422 898888 alexc@estio.co.uk


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Closing date: 12 Sep 2017