We are looking to recruit a part-time IT Support Analyst for a period of 6 months. This role supports all the clergy and staff of St Paul’s Cathedral in making the best use of their IT equipment and systems.
In this role you will be the first point of contact for all IT problems, queries and requests and will take ownership, following them through to resolution and keeping in contact with the user. You will support of the Head of IT in improving the IT systems and in training and supporting users from across the Cathedral to use IT as required to perform their duties.
The IT Systems Analyst provides support to IT applications, systems & services; documenting changes to infrastructure and functionality as required; ensures that system held information remains secure; ensures that staff and clergy understand how to use the IT they require to perform their duties. The IT Systems Analyst also completes assigned project work to support IT changes, developments and improvements that delivers benefits to the Cathedral.
Providing helpdesk support to Cathedral users, acting as the first point of contact for IT problems, queries and requests. Taking ownership for the resolution of issues by investigating and applying solutions and escalating to other parties when necessary.
Providing support for a range of Cathedral information systems. Understanding the business use and general functionality of systems; documenting changes; resolving problems; liaising and working with application suppliers and their support desks as required.
Providing support for the Cathedral network when required. Understanding the unique network topology; completing assigned system management and monitoring tasks; investigating and resolving common problems; escalating complicated problems internally, or to third party support and working with them to provide diagnostic information and apply solutions under instruction.
Supporting the Head of IT to introduce changes and improvements to the IT environment.
Supporting the Head of IT to improve the general use of IT within the Cathedral by providing IT training to network users and assisting in writing user guides where applicable.
Setting up AV equipment for Cathedral meetings and events.
Experience of understanding and supporting an organisation’s specific business information systems
Experience of providing IT helpdesk support to onsite users and network support
A strong understanding of standard desktop applications and user problems
Ability to understand and document processes, procedures and topologies to best practice standards
Experience of providing user training
Confident, clear and effective communication skills both written and verbal
Excellent customer facing skills and able to build strong and effective working relationships internally and externally at all levels
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team
Ability to solve problems, who can ‘think outside the box’ and expedite issues where appropriate
Self-motivated and pro-active, able to work independently without supervision
Ability to identify and implement system improvements
Able to adopt a methodical and disciplined approach to work
An appetite to learn and develop relevant knowledge and skills
Enjoy using technology to improve the way people work
An understanding of ITIL methodologies would be advantageous
Experience of completing system testing
St Paul’s is an equal opportunities employer and holds together a very diverse set of activities and aspirations. It is the Cathedral of the Diocese of London and the seat of its Bishop, a vibrant church and an international spiritual focus, a space for worship and holiness, a place of learning, debate and challenge, a national treasure, an icon of resilience in the face of adversity, an architectural heritage centre, a partner in the City of London, and a commercial enterprise. In addition to offering acts of worship throughout the day, St Paul’s is open for prayer seven days a week and for sight-seeing six days a week.