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  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 15-May-2019
  • Job reference: 21586

Job Description

Are you looking to make a break into the IT world? If so this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Travis Perkins are looking for a Trainee Computer Operator to join the Service Monitoring Operations Centre team in Northampton. This role is a great opportunity for an individual looking to start their IT career,  This team work 24/7 365 days a year based on a 12 hour shift pattern of 4 on 4 off providing a vital service to the TP group, monitoring business critical servers and services and running batch processing overnight.


Essential Skills:  

  • Good PC skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Self Motivation,  with the ability to work on your own and as a member of a team

  • You are a quick learner

  • Ideally you hold a current driving licence


Full training will be provided


Key responsibilities:


  • To run and monitor batch processing, back-up systems and print output in accordance with the daily processing schedule, operations procedures and established quality standards;


  • To monitor TP Groups servers, services and networks using the prescribed toolsets and escalate alerts with support teams as appropriate.


  • With the support of the Senior Operator/Shift Leader, manage incidents, ensuring accurate logging, reporting and escalation is maintained at all times


  • To Provide out of hours service desk support to the group, logging calls from colleagues in other areas of the business and escalating as appropriate


  • To always maintain the confidentiality of all information processed and printed


  • To ensure Data Centre and company security procedures are adhered to at all times


What can we offer you?


You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across over 20 leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 30,000 colleagues.


We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and we're providing in-house designed & built bespoke software and applications to support our £5 billion company. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.


Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

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