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Help Desk Support

Raleigh, NC 27615

Posted: 11/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Technology Job Number: 592528 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

We are seeking a Desktop Support Specialist who performs the tasks necessary to support activities for all Americas-based office locations and field-based employees. This is desktop support (in person), not just help-desk, telephonic, follow a script support. Please ensure resumes are easy to consume, free of grammatical and spelling errors. This position is on-site, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, and is based at our Raleigh, North Carolina office. Some travel to other facilities may be required.

Job Function and Responsibilities:
  • Installation of laptop, desktop, telephony and mobile devices, and IT-related peripherals; includes imaging, profile configuration, network connectivity, etc.
  • Installation of software on laptops, desktops, and mobile devices.
  • Performs troubleshooting, maintenance and issue resolution related to laptops, desktops, telephony, and mobile devices.
  • Provides IT hardware/software service and support for new employees; includes equipment setup, delivery, and IT related training.
  • Completes tasks related to the off boarding of separated employees; includes account deprovisioning and equipment retrieval.
  • Manages assigned tickets within ITSM ticket queue; resolves and closes assigned tickets within agreed upon service ensure a high level of customer satisfaction; communicates customer updates when issues may impact agreed upon service levels.
  • Assists with major (Priority 1) incidents including issue definition, action plan and success criteria. Communicates with affected groups, stakeholders, and end-users about the impact to business operations.
  • Maintains adherence to organization Information Security policies and procedures.
  • Attends training and/or industry seminars as appropriate, to stay abreast of current technologies, trends, and directions.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements- Area of high importance:
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma) required,
  • Bachelors degree in information technology, Computer Science, or related field preferred.
  • 2-4 years of progressively responsible desktop support, help desk, or incident management experience.
  • Experience with ticketing systems such as Service Now, Heat, Remedy, or other comparable
  • IT Service Management system (ITSM).
  • Experience supporting Microsoft Active Directory
  • Experience supporting Windows 10, Windows 11, and Apple iOS operating systems.
  • Experience supporting Microsoft Office 365 applications.
  • Experience supporting audio/visual software such as Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, or other virtual
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional customer service attitude.
  • Action-oriented with the ability to balance urgency with sound judgement and communication.

Pay Rate Range: $20-23/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience 
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