Technical Help Desk 1

  • location: Tempe, AZ (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $20 per hour

job description

Technical Help Desk 1

job summary:
Provides IT support to end users on a variety of issues. Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems on a limited basis. Responds to telephone calls, email and personnel requests for technical support. Documents, tracks and monitors the problem to ensure a timely resolution. Handles computer equipment through all stages of its lifecycle.

Essential Functions:

- Develops a strong understanding of the business and can relate problems to business impacts.

- Understands how to triage and prioritize issues and will escalate problems to management.

- Maintains a strong working knowledge of supported systems and continually strives to enhance knowledge through ongoing training, reading, and participating in projects and improvement initiatives.

- Responds to alerts or emergency issues within 15 minutes during normal business hours and when on-call.

- Processes and handles requests and orders for computer equipment throughout the lifecycle of the equipment.

- Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:

Candidate Education:

- Required A High School or GED

- Preferred An Associate's Degree in a related field or graduate from a technical school in information systems or information technology or related field.

- Preferred A Bachelor's Degree in a related field will be considered in lieu of work experience

Candidate Experience:

- Required 1+ year of experience in an IT Service Desk level 1 role (in a Windows network environment), maintaining and diagnosing client workstations, services, applications, and printers.

- Required Other Experience in no less than two of the following is required: -Windows OS -Basic Windows networks -Basic Exchange server -Citrix -Working in a Help Desk Environment -Microsoft Office Suite

location: Tempe, Arizona
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: High School
Candidate Skills:

- Intermediate Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills

- Intermediate Demonstrated written communication skills

- Intermediate Other Manage basic IT process documentation. Must be able to document work and/or incidents using standard formats. Documentation must be grammatically correct, factually accurate, and appropriate to the target audience.

- Intermediate Other Provide Service Desk phone and email support as required. Resolve issues by phone or email if possible. Record all Service Desk incidents/requests in the ITSM tracking system.

- Intermediate Other Must be able to communicate technical information to management for review and approval both verbally and in writing.

- Intermediate Other Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and adhere to policies and standards.

- Intermediate Other Install, maintain, and configure desktop and laptop computer hardware, software, and peripherals, including researching vendor documentation to resolve problems

Licenses and Certifications:

A license in one of the following is required:

- Preferred Other At least one of the following certifications is preferred - more than one certification or advanced certifications are a plus: -A+ -Network + -Citrix CCA -MCSA 2000 or 2003 -CCNA or CCDA -Basic Unix Administration -CompTIA

Technical Skills:

- Required Intermediate Microsoft Word

- Required Intermediate Microsoft Excel

- Preferred Intermediate Microsoft Outlook

  • Experience level: Entry Level
  • Minimum 1 year of experience
  • Education: High School
  • Helpdesk

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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