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Technology

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Oxfordshire

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£20000 - £27500 Per Annum

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permanent

Graduate Support Engineer | Wallingford

This is an exciting new role as a Graduate Support Engineer based in Wallingford.

Your responsibilities will depend on your level of experience, but will include:

• Technical customer support.
• Training.
• Software testing
• Applications engineering

This role relates specifically to our MicroDrainage software product, which is used extensively by consultant civil engineers, developers, house builders and local authorities for the design of both storm and foul drainage systems to be presented as part of planning applications.

Position:

Technical Customer Support

Provide first line technical support for the cliens products, by phone, email or web demonstration. Take ownership of enquiries and ensure that they are dealt with in a timely and professional manner. Consult with colleagues within the customer services team and in other departments as necessary.

Training

Conduct product training courses for customers and prospects. Provide feedback on courses and assist in creating and updating them. Courses are conducted at our training facility in Newbury and at customer offices. Therefore some short term travel is required.

Software Testing

Work with the development team in testing new releases to ensure that new features and bug fixes are correctly implemented in the software.

Applications Engineering

Provide support to the UK and European sales teams in discussing customers’ technical requirements and giving software product demonstrations. Working with customers to ensure that new ideas are included in the software. The role will include representing the company at client offices and at conferences.

Requirements:

Professional and Educational Requirements:

We are seeking an individual who is patient, engaging and knowledgeable when dealing with support enquiries. They should be outgoing and enthusiastic when making presentations and speaking to customers, but also self-motivated, with an attention to detail when conducting software testing.

In addition, we are looking for someone with:
• Bachelor’s degree of above in an engineering or related discipline such as, Geography, Civil Engineering or Environment Science.
• Experience of CAD and GIS.
• Experience of the water and drainage industries, particularly relating to regulatory requirements.
• Experience of hydrology / hydraulics engineering software.
• An enthusiasm for working with IT infrastructure.
• Excellent communication skills including fluent spoken and written English and strong presentation skills.
• An ability to work with minimum supervision and to meet tight deadlines.
• Someone who is amiable and helpful when working in a team environment

If this role sounds suitable, please apply for consideration.

Location: Wallingford
Salary: up to £27,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

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