Staff Spotlight: Harry Shipton – Senior Network Technician

At Avita Group, it’s really important we showcase our talented team. Harry has been with Avita Group for the past 6 years but has had a passion for technology his whole life. Find out more about Harry and his role below.

Harry started with us as an apprentice over 6 years ago!

How long you’ve been at the company?

Just over 6 years!

Tell me about the specific duties in your role?

I carry out 1st, 2nd, and 3rd line support, as well as planning and executing projects including new systems, installation, and system migrations. I also assist my colleagues in all departments with support cases as well as plans for new installations.

What is the most exciting part of your job?

Getting to work with and learn new technology.  I also work closely with all departments of Avita Group, which enables us to get a wide understanding of our client’s needs as well as expand my knowledge of other fields.

What is something that you are proud of?

The progress and experience I have gained since starting at Avita Group as an Apprentice!

What show are you currently binge-watching?

Just finished The Book of Boba Fett which was great, but my easy to watch comfort TV series will always be Friends!

What’s a skill you’d like to improve?

I’d like to further develop my skills in other areas of the business such as AV, Door Entry, and Security Systems.

How do you spend your weekends?

Visiting family and friends, plus going out to find somewhere with good food and music to dance to!

What’s an interesting fact about you that not many people may know?

I lived in Spain for 3 years when I was much younger, so I can still remember bits of Spanish.

What do you want your career to look like in the next few years?

I hope to continue to expand my knowledge across all areas of technology!

What’s been the best part about working for Avita Group?

The daily new challenges always force me to learn new things, and it’s great to be part of a team that is focused on resolving the issue in front of them.