Build and Deployment Engineer (EUC)

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

The role is focused on the annual hardware refresh of the end user device estates across the Trust over a four year period.

The End User device within the trust could encompass

- Desktop and Notebook/Laptop devices

- Smartphones, Tablets and other mobile devices

- Virtual Desktops and associated applications

Typically this involves handling the bulk of the device replacements including all discretionary and some break/fix replacements as well as deployments required by an existing projects where time and resource permits.

Main duties of the job

The role requires the ability to organize their own work and do so flexibly to accommodate both the needs of individual users and the wider organization simultaneously. It will involve deployments for projects and large/complex moves as required.

Managing the stock levels and coordinating with onsite and offsite teams responsible for storage and arranging transport.

Working closely with the packaging team to assist in discovery, testing and deployment of images and packages.

The deployment role entails the use of several existing tools in order to assess the estate and identify devices due to be upgraded, assessing the appropriate device required for a specific role or function. Where a new device is being assessed this role will be key in the selection and testing of such devices.

About us

Our values:Compassionate,Aspirational,Resourceful,Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented team to make this happen.

Date posted

12 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum (dependant on experience)

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

193-6334204CORB6BUI

Job locations

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


Job description

Job responsibilities

Build and deployment of EUC devices and associated peripherals of in (> 1,000 devices annually)

Testing of new images and application packages, including updates.

Documentation of image and application deployment procedures.

Recommendation and testing of new EUC device testing

Assist project team with device deployment.

Assist project team with large/complex moves.

Assist site team with deployment troubleshooting.

Managed certified data destruction process on selected devices(EG: Blancco).

Manage asset disposal through Trust approved procedures.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Build and deployment of EUC devices and associated peripherals of in (> 1,000 devices annually)

Testing of new images and application packages, including updates.

Documentation of image and application deployment procedures.

Recommendation and testing of new EUC device testing

Assist project team with device deployment.

Assist project team with large/complex moves.

Assist site team with deployment troubleshooting.

Managed certified data destruction process on selected devices(EG: Blancco).

Manage asset disposal through Trust approved procedures.

Person Specification

EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS

Desirable

  • Qualified to "A" level ideally in a technical subject

SKILLS/ ABILITIES

Essential

  • Use of an enterprise image management/packaging tool such as SCCM or similar.
  • Ability to prioritise and schedule multiple workstreams.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in relation to end users and other technical support teams.
  • Ability to both interpret and explain complex IT issues and communicate these in a clear way to staff at all levels of the organisation.
  • Excellent task and time management skills

EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • 5 years plus experience of a customer facing IT support role at second line or higher including extensive experience of build and deployment operations, end user device fault resolution and diagnosis.
  • Application and network support experience advantageous
  • Experience of working within a clinical NHS environment, ideally within a large acute Trust.

KNOWLEDGE

Desirable

  • Detailed understanding of current technologies currently is use by the role
  • Understanding of the IT function in a Hospital and how information technology can deliver benefit to Patients and Clinicians.
Person Specification

EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS

Desirable

  • Qualified to "A" level ideally in a technical subject

SKILLS/ ABILITIES

Essential

  • Use of an enterprise image management/packaging tool such as SCCM or similar.
  • Ability to prioritise and schedule multiple workstreams.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in relation to end users and other technical support teams.
  • Ability to both interpret and explain complex IT issues and communicate these in a clear way to staff at all levels of the organisation.
  • Excellent task and time management skills

EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • 5 years plus experience of a customer facing IT support role at second line or higher including extensive experience of build and deployment operations, end user device fault resolution and diagnosis.
  • Application and network support experience advantageous
  • Experience of working within a clinical NHS environment, ideally within a large acute Trust.

KNOWLEDGE

Desirable

  • Detailed understanding of current technologies currently is use by the role
  • Understanding of the IT function in a Hospital and how information technology can deliver benefit to Patients and Clinicians.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Interim Head of IT Operations

Glen Collinson

Glen.Collinson@royalberkshire.nhs.uk

Date posted

12 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum (dependant on experience)

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

193-6334204CORB6BUI

Job locations

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


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