Object Information Services

Desktop Support Engineer - Part-Time - local to Syracuse, NY - 05

Desktop Support in Syracuse, NY

Posted 2019-08-30

Part-Time Desktop Support: 8am - 5pm (Candidate can select days - 2-3 days per week to work)

OIS is seeking a part-time Desktop Support professional to assist our Syracuse, NY client's internal and external customers having hardware and software related problems with their supported desktop, laptop or peripherals.
• Resolve local area networking issues to ensure connectivity to the Corporate network, and work with the Infrastructure and Messaging teams as necessary to resolve incidents.
• Support is provided in a timely manner in accordance to published SLAs while maintaining a high level of customer satisfactions
Must have:
• 2 years Windows OS support, Active Directory administration and installation, configuration, use and troubleshooting techniques of supported versions of Microsoft Office
• A+ and Microsoft Certification
• Knowledge of ITIL

• Provide Level-2 technical support for supported desktops, laptops, and peripherals. This includes the following activities:
• Correcting hardware problems with supported desktops, laptops and peripherals by coordinating support with OEM vendors.
• Managing returns on warranted parts and systems.
• Packaging and shipping replacement parts to customers.
• Maintaining standard software configurations, including troubleshooting, loading and configuring software images, supported applications and drivers.
• May participate in development of information technology and infrastructure projects.
• Installing, supporting and troubleshooting approved desktop software.
• Performing planned maintenance, moves, adds and changes.
• Provide support services to employees with technical problems and information technology issues involving desktop, laptops, PDA or network services from local personnel or from employees using network remote access (VPN).
• Provides timely resolution of problems or escalation on behalf of the customers to appropriate technical personnel.
• Exercises judgment with defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
• Creating and maintaining images for standard systems.
• Recommends hardware and software solutions, including new acquisitions and upgrades.
• Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
• Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices, company policies, and procedures.
• Requires little day-to-day supervision.
• Ability to work on call after hours as required
• Communicate effectively with multiple customers and co-workers. This includes the following activities:
• Consulting with the Service Desk on support calls.
• Able to communicate highly technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
• Providing Case status updates to management and end-users.
• Providing phone support and diagnostics to remote customers.
• Participating in training programs designed to educate customers about basic and specialized applications.
• Develops, documents, and implements standard operating procedures and customer service guidelines relating to Desktop Managed Services support

• Associate degree or equivalent experience required
• 2+ years’ experience in desktop support
• Strong customer service skills
• Solid technical and analytical skills required
• Ability to troubleshoot, support, and repair software and hardware for desktop and laptop computers
• Knowledge of supported Microsoft Windows operating systems
• Experience with Active Directory administration
• Knowledge of installation, configuration, use and troubleshooting techniques of supported versions of Microsoft Office
• Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with a wide range of customers with varying computer abilities.
• Experience troubleshooting intermediate complex local area network (LAN) and VPN connectivity issues
• Reliability and a strong sense of responsibility.
• Ability to work independently and take ownership.

• A+ Certification recommended
• MCTS, MCITP, MCPD, MCM preferred
• ITIL Certification preferred

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