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Providing IT support and solution to small and medium businesses. Servicing Edinburgh, Livingston, Fife and surrounding areas. Responsive, Flexible, Professional and friendly local support.

We are hiring

IT Support Engineer
£22,000 to £28,000 dependent on experience
Initially Working from Home

Mear Technology Ltd are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic IT Support Engineer.  We provide B2B support to SMB primarily across central Scotland. Our The role will be based at our main office in Livingston, however due to the current pandemic situation this will temporarily be a remote position, carrying out client visits when necessary. Company vehicles are available but own transport would be advantageous.

You will be working as part of a busy and well-established team that provides support to a wide range of clients situated throughout central Scotland. The role is to provide support for Desktop & Server computers, Printers, Broadband, Microsoft 365 and VOIP solutions. There will be opportunities to expand on this.

You should have excellent communication skills and telephone manner. We expect you to have at least 2 years of experience in a similar role, however on the job training will be provided where required. You need to be hardworking and self-motivated with good problem-solving skills and an ability to think outside the box to solve client issues.

Daily tasks can include onsite or remote installing/configuring/diagnosing of hardware and software faults. Providing proposals to clients for new hardware and placing orders from our suppliers. There will also be a requirement for everyday administration tasks like adding users and resetting passwords etc.

Role Responsibilities

  • Providing high quality technical support to our customer base
  • Identifying and resolving technical issues to a high quality
  • Engaging with 3rd party/vendors where appropriate to escalate and prioritise issues
  • Proactively looking for opportunities to improve/upgrade systems
  • Generating client proposals for clients for nor or replacement hardware
  • Purchasing hardware and organising installation/delivery
  • Ensuring documentation is updated and created as required
  • Raising and solving tickets across the Helpdesk and ensuring a timely and friendly service
  • Escalating complex queries to senior members of staff and using teamwork to reach quick resolutions for clients to minimise business downtime
  • Using monitoring software systems to manage alerts in an efficient manner
  • Prioritising workloads to ensure all client queries are dealt with accordingly
  • Focusing on providing permanent fixes where possible instead of temporary workarounds

Required Experience/skills

  • At least two years’ experience in a helpdesk role
  • Experience in a fast-paced support environment
  • A good understanding of networks, protocols and internet technologies
  • Proven technical skills/knowledge around end-user devices, including software, printers, servers, storage, network and voice
  • Experience with Managing Microsoft 365 (particularly SharePoint online)
  • Friendly and keen to learn
  • Experience of using PowerShell with Office 365 specifically
  • Full UK clean driving license
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Knowledge across the full spectrum of IT, from supporting LAN/WAN networks through to router and telephony
  • Excellent English skills
  • Excellent telephone and written communication skills
  • Excellent one to one personal skills
  • Office 365 migration, set up and installation
  • Configuring and troubleshooting Windows 7, 8 and Windows 10 Professional
  • General software product support
  • Adaptable software problem solving skill
  • Some knowledge on Apple desktop operating systems would be advantageous
  • First line remote support experience
  • Router/Firewall set up and configuration

Personal Skills

  • Excellent time management skills e.g. Ability to accurately prioritise and interleave tasks for multiple customers – takes most cost-effective route to problem resolution
  • Exceeds expectations in the completion of tasks
  • Exemplary team member, diligent and effective in working collaboratively with others.
  • Demonstrable significant experience in providing an excellent service to a diverse range of complex customer requirements in a busy enterprise environment
  • Ability to produce high quality technical documentation appropriate to the intended audience

Desirable – any of the following would be of advantage.

  • Experience supporting Apple MacOS would be a significant advantage
  • Working knowledge of IOS and Android platforms would be advantageous
  • Microsoft Azure Set up and Installation
  • Working knowledge of PowerShell/bash/VBscript/batch or any other scripting language
  • Experience diagnosing broadband issues
  • Industry certifications such as Cisco (CCNA, CCNP), Microsoft (MCP, MCSE), Linux (LPIC-1, LPIC-2)
  • 3CX Phone Systems
  • Draytek Routers
  • Ubiquiti Unifi devices
  • Acronis Backup
  • Hyper-V
  • Experience using Remote Monitoring and Management platforms RMM
  • Being comfortable in a Unix environment would be a significant advantage

Mear Technology Ltd is a forward-thinking IT support and managed service provider. Our staff are like family and we are looking for another member to join our team. We have a high staff and client retention.  If you are the passionate about IT and keen to learn new technologies and services, we would like you to get in touch. We try to be a one stop shop for our clients wherever possible and we pride ourselves on the relationships we have built with our customers and the quality of the service we provide.


  • Company Pension
  • IT hardware discounted

Working Hours

  • Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:30PM
  • Support Staff are required to cover helpdesk during evenings, weekends and during festive holidays. Cover is on a rota basis. Calls are typically minimal during these periods


Annual Holidays: 28 day.

To Apply

Please email CV to jobs@meartechnology.co.uk with a covering email to tell us about yourself.

No recruitment agencies please

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