Support Analyst I

  • location: Manassas, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $50,000 - $65,000 per year

job description

Support Analyst I

job summary:
The Support Analyst I is responsible for providing day-to-day technical support to customers for a range of hardware and software related systems. They are responsible for resolving and/or escalating complex and unique technical incidents as well as fulfilling service requests within specified SLA's. They will respond to and diagnoses problems through discussion with users, which includes troubleshooting, fault rectification and problem escalation. They provide effective and timely resolution of users' problems, queries or complaints. Their daily responsibilities also encompasses desktop and laptop imaging, desktop and laptop inventory management, mobile device setup and support (including smartphones and tablets), documentation development and customer facing FAQ guidelines, report generation of daily incident, requests, telephony and associated survey responses. They are also responsible for outage tasks such as the coordination of widespread severe incident remediation activities. They will cross- train other team members and take on a leadership role in various projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Analyst will be logged in at all times to answer calls, and monitor self service queues and requests.
  • Provide complex and unique technical troubleshooting assistance to customers across all business units.
  • Resolve issues utilizing excellent customer service skills, problem solving skills, technical thinking/reasoning skills, and a high level of individual judgment to ensure outcomes of customer satisfaction.
  • Assess situations and recognize when escalation is needed and/or required. Manage and triage multiple incoming priorities effectively by understanding customer needs and meeting service level requirements.
  • Delivery various reports. Develop documentation and customer facing FAQ's.
  • Recommend improvements for quality and consistency.
Requirements:

  • Microsoft Certified Professional, A+, and Net+ certifications are preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in an Information Technology discipline is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent teamwork skills Excellent analytical, reporting and documentation skills
  • Dedication to customer service
  • Excellent problem solving skills including triage and rapid decision making
  • Ability to logically adapt in any customer service scenario Ability to manage to resolution a severe and pervasive outage Undergraduate degree in an Information Technology discipline is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Exchange environment (preferred)
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated working knowledge of Active Directory administration (preferred)
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated working knowledge of networking monitoring tools and basic troubleshooting (preferred)
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated working knowledge of CISCO telephony and associated troubleshooting (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Windows 7, Windows 10, Microsoft Office Suite, Active Directory, VPN, Citrix, VDI, networking and remote tools.
  • Demonstrated experience with IT Service Management tools, with a strong preference for Service Now
  • Experience working within an ITIL methodology Microsoft Certified Professional, A+, and Net+ certifications are preferred Undergraduate degree in an Information Technology discipline is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and work experience
 
location: Manassas, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $50,000 - 65,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
The Support Analyst I is responsible for providing day-to-day technical support to customers for a range of hardware and software related systems. They are responsible for resolving and/or escalating complex and unique technical incidents as well as fulfilling service requests within specified SLA's. They will respond to and diagnoses problems through discussion with users, which includes troubleshooting, fault rectification and problem escalation. They provide effective and timely resolution of users' problems, queries or complaints. Their daily responsibilities also encompasses desktop and laptop imaging, desktop and laptop inventory management, mobile device setup and support (including smartphones and tablets), documentation development and customer facing FAQ guidelines, report generation of daily incident, requests, telephony and associated survey responses. They are also responsible for outage tasks such as the coordination of widespread severe incident remediation activities. They will cross- train other team members and take on a leadership role in various projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Analyst will be logged in at all times to answer calls, and monitor self service queues and requests.
  • Provide complex and unique technical troubleshooting assistance to customers across all business units.
  • Resolve issues utilizing excellent customer service skills, problem solving skills, technical thinking/reasoning skills, and a high level of individual judgment to ensure outcomes of customer satisfaction.
  • Assess situations and recognize when escalation is needed and/or required. Manage and triage multiple incoming priorities effectively by understanding customer needs and meeting service level requirements.
  • Delivery various reports. Develop documentation and customer facing FAQ's.
  • Recommend improvements for quality and consistency.
Requirements:

  • Microsoft Certified Professional, A+, and Net+ certifications are preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in an Information Technology discipline is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent teamwork skills Excellent analytical, reporting and documentation skills
  • Dedication to customer service
  • Excellent problem solving skills including triage and rapid decision making
  • Ability to logically adapt in any customer service scenario Ability to manage to resolution a severe and pervasive outage Undergraduate degree in an Information Technology discipline is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Exchange environment (preferred)
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated working knowledge of Active Directory administration (preferred)
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated working knowledge of networking monitoring tools and basic troubleshooting (preferred)
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated working knowledge of CISCO telephony and associated troubleshooting (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Windows 7, Windows 10, Microsoft Office Suite, Active Directory, VPN, Citrix, VDI, networking and remote tools.
  • Demonstrated experience with IT Service Management tools, with a strong preference for Service Now
  • Experience working within an ITIL methodology Microsoft Certified Professional, A+, and Net+ certifications are preferred Undergraduate degree in an Information Technology discipline is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and work experience
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Desktop Support
  • Helpdesk

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