Southbank Centre is a place that unites people through the exchange of ideas, the power of creativity and the imagination and through freedom of expression. We passionately believe in the power of art, ideas and creativity to inspire, educate and effect change. Born out of the Festival of Britain in 1951, we are proud to be the UK's only permanent festival site and a place where people experience world-class art and culture. The festival spirit is the very heart of Southbank Centre and inspires everything that we do. Our employees are at the centre of delivering our mission, which is 'to create a permanent sense of festival where the world meets to celebrate the power of the imagination'.
As a Senior IS Service Desk Officer, you will have good experience of working as part of a Service Desk providing first and second line support, and have demonstrable ability to produce clear easy to follow documentation. You will play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between the Infrastructure Team and the Service Desk Team, and become the first point of escalation for the IS Service Desk Team.
With a logical mind and outstanding problem skills, you will provide first class technical support cover to the organisation, aiming to resolve the majority of support incidents and requests on first contact. You will be able to demonstrate technical understanding of systems including Google Apps for Work and Google Admin, Citrix Xenapp, VMware vSphere.
You will assist the Infrastructure Team in managing, updating, diagnosing, and supporting in various areas of technology, including server infrastructure and virtualisation platforms, including VMware, vSphere and Citrix Xenapp. You will also assist the IS Security Analyst in maintaining Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards Compliance by being part of a team who perform the monthly system patches and perform regular PCI checks.
Southbank Centre is a place where everyone is welcomed. We believe that art must be available to the many and not just the few, and our staff deliver a programme that celebrates the diverse experiences of people and cultures. We present work for everyone and we welcome applications from everyone. By attracting people to work for us from a broad range of backgrounds with diverse attitudes, opinions and beliefs we can continue to look at the world with fresh eyes and find new ways of doing things.
We offer a stimulating and professional environment in which to work - and the pace and scale can be breathtaking. We welcome millions of visitors each year, provide a unique educational offer to thousands of schools, young people and adults, and have a network of world-class artists from every genre who regard Southbank Centre as their home, including our four outstanding resident orchestras. We put on over 2500 new artistic productions, installations and performances each year, and our entrepreneurial drive supports our artistic ambition through the sensitive integration of commercial activity across our site. This is a remarkable place to work and our people require the ability to work in The Southbank Centre Way - to think, act and learn with speed and agility.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please follow this link and apply using our online recruitment portal:
Contract: Fixed Term 12 month contract
Closing date for applications: 16th July 2017
Interview date: 24th July 2017
We reserve the right to close the advert early if enough applications are received