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3rd Line Support Engineer

London (Greater)
£42,412 - £44,644
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Corporate Services, IT
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Job Details

Job Title: 3rd Line Support Engineer

Location: Farringdon, London

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent

Salary: £42,412 - £44,644

About Us:

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers, we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.

This role:

We have an exciting opportunity within MTVH to provide end users with 3rd-line Technical support in accordance with the achievement of all applicable Service Levels, Customer Satisfaction scores, and KPIs and to be an active escalation point for 1st and 2nd-line engineers in Farringdon, London.

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Working with the Service Desk Manager and the Infrastructure Team, ensure the delivery of day-to-day support to the organisation’s users, covering servers, network, applications, desktops, laptops, telephony, and mobile devices.

  • On a rota basis, undertake routine daily checks and maintenance and act as the 3rd line escalation point of contact in resolving user and technical issues.

  • Proactively undertake the day-to-day delivery of Infrastructure Service Desk operations. This will involve providing hands-on support to users, as well as back-end troubleshooting of servers and networks. Front-end support includes thin clients, PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets; VOIP telephony, MFDs; and various applications in addition to MS Office.

  • Maintain a proactive role in monitoring all requests, incidents, and problems, having complete visibility on the Infrastructure Service Desk.

  • Respond to Service Desk phone calls/tickets as needed, focusing on 3rd line tickets and activities, and taking on tickets escalated by the 1st/2nd line Infrastructure Technicians. Escalate when necessary to the Service Desk Manager.

  • Contribute to the maintenance and documentation of the infrastructure estate: records of builds, hardware, licences, systems configurations, change requests, systems, and processes.

  • Undertake change management of the infrastructure estate

  • Work an out-of-hours shift if asked to, compensated by corporate company guidelines.

  • Undertake infrastructure project work and continuous improvement activities as part of the annual work plan

  • Management of relationships with third parties and suppliers.

To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete a basic background check with the Disclosure and Barring service once an offer of employment is made.

If you are interested in this role, please take a look at our attached job description and apply with an updated version of your CV.

Please note :- we do not currently offer visa sponsorship.

What’s in it for you?

Our benefits include:-

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time) per year
  • 2 volunteering days per year for things like helping out in local communities
  • An additional ‘Beliefs day’ once a year to have an extra a day off
  • Enhanced pension with matched contributions of up to 9%
  • Life assurance cover 3 x your salary
  • Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs which you can add your family members too
  • Tenancy deposit – interest free loan to help with rental deposits
  • Access to extensive learning and training opportunities with Wisebox platform
  • Colleague virtual social platform with our workplace pages where you can keep up to date with the organisational activity and link in with colleagues
  • Career progression across the organisation with our mentoring programme and apprenticeships
  • We are committed to the wellbeing of our colleagues and support this as an organisation

About us

Learn more about our benefits and organisation by viewing our attached document

Our promise

Here at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) we want to capture the value that difference brings and are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. We work collaboratively ‘Serving people better every day’ to educate, support and develop all of our diverse employees and the communities that we serve.

We want every employee and every customer to feel comfortable enough to be their true self and are working tirelessly in the background to create an environment that encourages our employees to challenge non-inclusive behaviours and to be mindful of their own and other’s wellbeing.

Our core values of Dare, Care and Collaborate demonstrate that we are a people focused business, solving social issues by working together!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found so we do encourage you to complete the application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


Welcome to MTVH!

Our organisation was built on a simple mission – to give people a safe, secure, and affordable home. That is as true today as it was in the 1950’s, when our founder Molly Huggins established on organisation to provide homes for Windrush migrants in London. Our core purpose I that “everyone should have a home and the chance to live well” To fulfil this vision, we work with partners to make our neighbourhoods – new and old - sustainable and vibrant places, where our customers want to live. We put people at the heart of everything we do and to guide is in every decision we make. Through managing more than 57,000 households we work at a scale that means our actions to achieve this have real impact.

We firmly believe that by serving people better every day, we will support a healthier, better cared for, and more prosperous society in the future. Like our founders before us, we will leave a lasting legacy for future generations. Our colleagues are crucial to our success in achieving this. Therefore, we are committed to investing in colleagues and creating the opportunity for them to develop. Our working environment has been designed to be one that brings out the very best in people.

We are a member of the National Housing Federation and the g15, which represents London’s 15 largest housing associations and houses one in 10 Londoners (

We also offer a wide range of benefits:-

  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • In addition to annual leave a 'belief day' to be taken at a time of your choosing
  • 2 paid voluntary days to support your community
  • Smarter working is the MTVH approach to future working arrangements for colleagues registered as office-based to adapt to the needs of the customer.
  • Life assurance cover 3 x your salary
  • Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs
  • Enhanced pension with matched contributions up to a maximum of 9% contribution
  • Tenancy deposit – interest free loan to help with rental deposits
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • 'Nudge' financial wellbeing platform
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Access to extensive on-line training        
Company info
0203 535 3611
2nd Floor, The Grange
100 High Street
N14 6PW

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