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Desktop Support Engineer Apprentice SUPERMASSIVE GAMES LIMITED

We're looking for an enthusiastic and reliable apprentice who will support the Director of IT and Facilities and the IT and Facilities team with the day-to-day running of those areas.

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.45pm

    Total hours per week: 43.75

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123818

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people, you will be part of a company that works on some of the most exciting and popular Sony PlayStation gaming projects.

The Desktop Support Engineer (apprentice) will play a key role in the following:

  • Desktop support (i.e. installation, configuration, customisation, peripherals - graphics cards, printers, cabling, etc.)
  • Supporting Windows and Mac OSX
  • Building and maintaining desktop build images
  • Keeping abreast of the latest technologies (i.e. future releases of desktops and the hardware market)
  • Maintaining the stock cupboard (i.e. ensure sufficient stocks levels and that the room is tidy)
  • Ensuring all physical hardware is asset tagged and that all software is registered within the asset system
  • Supporting Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic hardware and software troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Recommending improvements to studio support

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • You will achieve a Level 3 Information Communications Technician Apprenticeship
  • Full training will be provided by the employer and Nescot College, Epsom
  • Training will be held at Nescot College, Epsom, one day per month

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential Full time employment at the end of the Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Positive Attitude, Willingness to Learn, Enthusiastic

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential

About the employer

We are an independent games development studio based in Guildford, established in 2008. We currently employ just over two hundred talented people working on console and PC games. Our teams are an eclectic mix from very technical programmers to highly creative artists, designers, audio specialists. We pride ourselves on our friendly, energetic and collaborative working environment

Employer

SUPERMASSIVE GAMES LIMITED

Address

1 Farnham Road

Guildford

GU2 4RG

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Training

Training provider

NORTH EAST SURREY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (NESCOT)

Contact

Mandy Hayes

mhayes@nescot.ac.uk

0208 394 3051

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)


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