Desktop Support Engineer

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Job Description

Desktop Support Engineer

Location: Manchester (onsite)

Salary: Competitive salary and package dependent on experience


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.


“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO


As a team:

This is a great opportunity to join a small but perfectly formed and friendly team who provide focused 1st and 2nd line support to some of the most vibrant and energised components of Accenture.


Backed by multiple specialist technical and project teams within Accenture, the Local Technology Support team provide point-of-delivery support to several key entities within Accenture.


As Desktop Support, you will:

  • 1st & 2nd line computer and A/V support
  • Have strong Mac, PC and Linux support experience and be familiar with working on a support helpdesk for users operating within an Active Directory environment.
  • Logging tickets on Service Now and progressing to completion taking relevant action where necessary
  • Preparing new laptops, accounts and running mini-induction sessions for new starters
  • Writing and maintaining documentation
  • Updating asset management systems
  • Assisting with various project work


You’ll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways


If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you’ll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.


The following skills and experience are essential for this role:

  • Strong experience supporting MacOS and Windows in an Active Directory environment
  • Hardware provisioning experience (JAMF / PXE)
  • iOS / Android support
  • Good appreciation of networking fundamentals
  • Support of O365 / Adobe Suite / Google Suite
  • Maintain good knowledge of all PC hardware models in the environment, including specifications and internal customer PC model eligibility criteria
  • Proven experience of Linux operating systems at the command line level
  • Experience of ticketing systems (e.g. Service Now)
  • Experience working with JAMF / InTune
  • Support of Audio-Visual systems
  • Positive, can-do approach
  • Methodical troubleshooting
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment, use your own initiative and communicate with all levels of the business


What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!


About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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