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Lead - Technical Specialist

Digital Campus - Technical Support | Hybrid in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India | Full Time

Job Description

An ASX100 business part that is owned by Australian universities, IDP is a pioneer in international education services. Our core business lines include student placement to Australian, US, UK, Canadian, and New Zealand institutions, English-language testing, and training. 

We are on a mission to build the world's leading platform and connected community to guide students along their journey to achieve their lifelong learning and career aspirations.

As a co-owner of IELTS, we deliver the English test that is trusted by more governments, universities, and organizations than any other. We also operate English language teaching schools in South East Asia. 

We are innovators, driven by the needs of our customers and deep data insights. Our 5,000 team members based around the world understand that our services change lives – not only of our customers but their wider communities. 

By combining empathy and professional expertise with digital excellence, we create launch pads for our customers to achieve global success. 

 For over 50 years our global network of 93 offices has been helping students to achieve their goals through studying abroad. By pursuing a global education at the beginning of their careers, we help them experience life-changing opportunities.  With more than 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries, IDP Education is a specialist employer of choice in major cities across the globe.  

 If you share our passion for helping people to pursue their dreams through education and thrive in an innovative agile digital culture then come and join us as we undergo our digital revolution. 


The purpose of the role is to ensure the efficiency & effectiveness to support the IDP business users on various Applications, Systems & Services.

Functional and disciplinary responsible for managing a dedicated team within the Service Desk. 

Ensure timely and high-quality delivery of services as well as provide continuous improvements within the area of responsibility. 

To deliver continually improved service to meet customer needs and ensure customer satisfaction. 

As you will be a part of Major Incident Process, you will be responsible for driving the restoration of our Technology services. Delivering hands-on management and communication of incidents affecting our business and customers.


  1. Adherence to standard ITIL processes for Requests, Incident, Problem, and Change management
  2. Accountability of Managing any Critical/Major Incident across the IDP systems/Services /Applications.
  3. Provide primarily support for various technical issues related to IDP SaaS applications and on integration by coordinating with Level 2 & 3 Support and/or Third-Party Vendor.
  4. Prioritize the impact individual issues may have on day-to-day production.
  5. Take ownership of critical issues, enlist proper representation from other resolver groups and drive towards resolution
  6. Monitoring and troubleshooting applications and interfaces for failures or performance issues.
  7. Contribute to and maintain a knowledge base of knowns support issues and ensure complete KT to new members on the team.
  8. Document findings and recommendations and communicate effectively though both verbal and written channels
  9. Work closely with the Service Desk, cross functional team and of the Information Services team to effect process improvement.
  10. Contribute to a well-balanced team by participating in team goals, involving others when necessary and covering other team responsibilities when required.


  1. +6 years of overall work experience in IT, Minimum 2 Years of Senior Service Desk Analyst /Lead IT role effectively providing Cloud based Application support / Infrastructure support / Product Support on involving Co-ordination and Interaction with business users via different mode of communication.
  2. An IT undergraduate degree from a recognized college or university
  3. Ability to manage own time effectively and to be prompt and punctual
  4. Experience of working effectively within a team and collaborating with others to achieve a goal
  5. Demonstrable ability to think around issues and look at the wider picture to provide solutions through a variety of problem-solving techniques
  6. Drive, self-motivation, and ability to work under own initiative.
  7. Strong understanding and working knowledge of Active Directory, exchange mailbox administration.
  8. Experience in Supporting Office 365, MS Team, etc.
  9. Must be capable of learning complex processes quickly and can learn through independent research.
  10. Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, influencing and customer management skills. 
  11. The ability to both takes direction and work independently in a fast-paced environment 
  12. Strong time management and the ability to manage shifting priorities. 
  13. Passionate about delivering exceptional customer service.
  14. Experience in supporting customers around the globe and willing to work in shift hours
  15. Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  16. Knowledge of any CRM applications or any Software as a service (Saas) applications. 
  17. Working knowledge in any service desk Ticketing Tool, Jira, & SAP launchpad Knowledge.
  18. The ability to prepare End-user and  or Technical documentation 
  19. Knowledge of Student placement and English language testing Services 
  20. Understanding of Network Topology.                  



IDP Education’s ongoing success comes from our highly committed and caring employees around the globe.  We encourage teamwork in order to leverage our people's diverse talents and expertise through effective collaboration and cooperation throughout our business.

We strive to provide a working environment where people are encouraged to excel, be creative and seek new ways to solve problems, take initiative, generate opportunities and be accountable for their actions.

We believe in developing dynamic, inclusive work places that encourage and celebrate cultural differences and views, and provide opportunities for personal, professional and career development all around the world. We respect diversity in our people: their ideas, work styles and perspectives as well as offering flexibility to ensure employees enjoy a satisfying balance of work and personal life.