VIP Support Engineer, New York City, New York

Agency WPP
Created 01/14/2022
Reference 5804694002
Category IT
Country United States
State New York
City New York City
WPP is the transformation company. We use the power of creativity to build better futures for our people, planet, clients, and communities.

Working at WPP means being part of a global network of more than 100,000 accomplished people in 110 countries. We create transformative ideas and outcomes for its clients through an integrated offer of communications, experience, commerce, and technology. WPP and our award-winning agencies work with most of the world's biggest companies and organisations - from Ford, Unilever and P&G to Google, HSBC, and the UN. Our clients include 61 of the FTSE 100, 325 of the Fortune Global 500, all 30 of the Dow Jones 30 and 62 of the NASDAQ 100.

WPP has headquarters in New York, London and Singapore and a corporate presence in major markets worldwide. We are quoted on the London Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. Key performance indicators for WPP (2020) include Billings of £46.9bn and Revenue of £12bn.

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Why we're hiring:
  • The VIP Support Engineer is responsible for providing IT support to WPP's Executives and end users located in WPP Headquarter office.
  • Work in tandem with third party IT suppliers to support on/off-premise IT infrastructure (including servers and networking estate)
  • Administrative services and support for Windows AD and Microsoft 365/Azure
  • Administrative services and support for new hire and leaver activities
  • Support IT transformation related tasks.
  • Must be comfortable working with outsourced IT suppliers


What you'll be doing:
  • Provide desktop support for WPP HQ employees
  • Coordinate and partner with external IT supplier to troubleshoot and remediate LAN & Wireless Network issues
  • Provide Active Directory administration service
  • Provide Azure/O365 administration services
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of Local Area Networking, layer 2 switching, spanning tree, data security, DNS, IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, and Wireless
  • Enforce Security and Compliance policies


What you'll need:
  • Moderate to advanced knowledge of Windows 10 and Windows 2012 or higher
  • Moderate to advanced knowledge of network architecture frameworks and methodologies
  • Broad knowledge of technology developments and trends
  • Proactive analytical expertise and problem solving approach
  • Good understanding of IT Outsourcing
  • Maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders and suppliers
  • Willing to learn new technical skills set
  • Creativity in problem solving
  • Ability to challenge to clarify understanding
  • Be accountable and keeping promises
  • Ability and drive to develop others
  • Communicating effectively
  • Ability to influence at all levels

Who you are:

You're open : We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are accepting: of new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

You're optimistic : We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with conviction: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

You're extraordinary: we are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we provide extraordinary every day.

What we'll give you:

Passionate, inspired people - We promote a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

Scale and opportunity - We offer the opportunity to create, influence and complete projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

Challenging and stimulating work - Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

WPP is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion and strives to recruit a diverse slate of candidates to help us achieve that goal.

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