Desktop Engineer Intern - Bachelor or Master - UK

  • Location:
    Feltham, England, United Kingdom
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
    Intern
  • Technology Interest
    Networking, Security
  • Job Id
    1218878
New
IT Desktop Engineer (Intern) Year Placement 
Location: Bedfont Lakes, Feltham, UK
Start Date: August 2018

Why Cisco?
At Cisco, our vision is to change the way people work, live, play and learn. If you want to work with leading technology, and have the desire to succeed in a collaborative, fast-paced global environment then a Cisco graduate role is a great way to begin your career. Working at Cisco is rewarding and fun and we always encourage the contribution of individuals to our company success. Our interns will work alongside experienced professionals, from day one. If you are looking for a career that will impact the direction of one of the leading technology companies in the world, then Cisco is the right opportunity for you.

Job Overview:
End User Computing at Cisco is a fast moving and constantly evolving space, with Cisco IT having to constantly develop and maintain solutions to power the business, provide a great user experience and keep the environment secure.  Today we manage around 145,000 Laptops and over 60,000 personally owned mobile devices. We are a global team focussed in the UK, working constantly to develop and adapt our solutions and we cover a wide variety of skills and challenges:

Day to day that means: 
  • Administration of our Device Management Platforms
  • Implementation of user driven service provisioning systems
  • Fault Finding and advanced trouble shooting
  • Defining and developing new solutions application and update delivery
  • Working with Cisco’s internal security teams to ensure the security of Cisco’s data on all devices (Cisco Owned or Personal). Designing new solutions and dealing with security threats.
  • Working with Cisco’s internal product development teams on new product releases and testing prior to widescale release. 
  • Monitoring and responding to user and service metrics.
  • Scripting in a wide range of languages
  • Work with Architects to constantly evolve the long term strategy of the End User Computing space. 
  • Working closely with significant players in the end user devices space such as: Apple, Microsoft, Lenovo, Google and SAP.
  • Working with a range of other IT teams across the globe to deliver services and solutions that users need and want on their devices.
  • Beta testing of new capability from device suppliers and other vendors
  • If you join The End User Devices team you’ll be surrounded by smart people in an environment that encourages team work, innovation and risk whilst providing a massive opportunity to learn new things, develop new skills and have fun.

About you: 
  • Penultimate year student ( Placement Year) studying towards Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (Computer Science, IT, Math, Physics, Engineering or similar disciplines preferred)
  • Strong analytical mind-set
  • Passionate about technology in general and with particular interest in Network Services & Operating Systems, Windows-based OS, MAC OS and Android/iOS.
  • Relevant experience is welcome, but not required.
  • Knowledge of/experience with some of the following is a big plus: HTML, Desktop Virtualisation, Object Oriented Design, Algorithms, Databases, User Interfaces, Networks etc., as well as programing languages (ideally including Java or JavaScript). 
  • Legally eligible to live and work in the UK (student visa does not apply)

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