Desktop Support Technician
Pomeroy IT Solutions Leesburg, VA
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Pomeroy is currently recruiting for a Deskside Support Technician. This is a full time direct hire position. The main responsibility of this role is to troubleshoot any problems or issues that arise with Windows and Macintosh desktops/laptops from the network drop to the desktop/laptop excluding security patches/updates.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.
Troubleshoot any problems or issues that arise with Windows and Macintosh desktops/laptops from the network drop to the desktop/laptop excluding security patches/updates;
Respond to alert notification or escalation of an issue from members of the VACO ITSS team, determining the probable cause of the issue and taking appropriate intervention actions to restore the Windows and Macintosh desktop/laptop to operational status.
Support the Mac operating system and various Apple tools and applications;
Provide operating system updates for Macintosh desktops/laptops;
Provide graphical user interface-level assistance with Mac OS X Server configuration and server administration;
Support MAC in Windows XP environment (virtual); also Mac OS, including the Mac OS X Server and Server Essentials.
Document any troubleshooting and corrective actions taken to resolve Windows and Macintosh desktop/laptop issues in the Help Desk system;
Add virtual desktop client to Office 2007 / Office 2010;
Load and reload, configure, and update anti-virus and virus scan software on desktop/laptop as required;
Assist with identification and remediation of Windows and Macintosh desktop/ laptop already infected with computer virus;
Assist with creation and distribution of "clean-up kits" (including instructions and other user documentation) for Windows and Macintosh remote laptops;
Load, configure, and update Virtual Private Network (VPN) and RESCUE software on desktop/laptop as required;
Assist with creation of a knowledge base of problem remediation;
Disconnect and/or reconnect desktop and peripherals in support of office moves within the Clients Campus; and
Assist in the creation of IT customer support notices and alerts, both verbal and written, on an as needed basis.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:
Must be detailed-oriented, able to handle a variety of tasks in an efficient, accurate manner within deadlines.
Demonstrate strong customer service skills - as well as the ability to communicate professionally with a sense of urgency and empathy to the affected user.
Must possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills (in English).
Ability to quickly learn and acquire expertise in client's custom applications.
Self-starter, strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload -- someone who is energized by helping people and making things happen.
Knowledge of CA USD preferred -- experience with similar ticket-tracking/request system workflow tool considered.
Excellent understanding of technology and the role of the "client" in relation to the larger IT infrastructure.
Team player who is invested in and strives to maximize team/department performance.
Physical and Mental Demands
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit; talk or hear, in person and by multi-media; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms. Employees are frequently required to walk, stand and move about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. Must have ability to ascend and descend stairs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The ability to lift and move 35 pounds.
While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to effectively use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new skills and information; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; and interact with colleagues, Clients and Vendors. Specific incumbent must maintain composure in a fast paced, high quality environment where personal and team accountabilities are the defining factors.
General office environment
Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.
For over 35 years, Pomeroy has enabled technology that enhances and empowers people in the workplace.
Today we partner with our clients to help them transform from a “one size fits all” delivery model to a personalized human experience that is a differentiator and the key to delivering digital transformation and better business outcomes.
It’s all about delivering an exceptional experience, one that is simple, intuitive and secure – anytime, anyplace and from any device. Our workplace is no longer a physical location or workstation, rather it’s the place where a person can work at any given time with full capacity to do their job productively and effectively.
We deliver that experience by connecting the dots between people and their applications, across a network that is intuitive and automated to where the applications live, today that is in a hybrid IT environment, on premise and in the cloud, with security an integral part of everything we do.
We provide managed IT services to support our clients from our locations throughout North America, Latin America and Europe. Our service delivery model combines monitoring, prevention and resolution in an approach that is always aware, proactive and responsive.
Our field engineers support more than 50,000 sites across North America alone and respond to more than 3 million incidents and user requests annually covering 2 million desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets, servers, printers and other peripherals.
Our expertise connecting the workplace, network and hybrid IT is industry recognized, including Gartner recognition for over 17 years as one of a select few who can deliver agile, quality Managed Workplace Services.1
And although technology and innovation are key ingredients in our solutions, our people are our greatest asset. Over 3,000 highly motivated and diverse, dedicated to supporting our 700+ clients, from midsize organizations to large, well-known US and global brands, 15 in the Fortune 500.
“The Pomeroy Way” is our guiding principle. It’s a conscious understanding that who we are as individuals and how we choose to interact with others is a direct reflection of who we are as a company and how we will be viewed as an organization. It defines our company and our culture as the place to be, the place to stay and the place to grow.
Our holistic solutions create a digital workplace that is intelligent, highly available, fully enabled, and fully connected. One that is consumable by our clients in ways that best meet their specific business demands. One that delivers an intelligent, always-on user experience and helps organizations become digital disruptors in their markets.
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Pomeroy partners with our clients to deliver integrated solutions that enable the digital workplace.
We understand the interdependence between today’s end users, the networks they rely on to stay connected and productive, and the critical data they need to drive positive business outcomes. Our holistic solutions create a digital workplace that is intelligent, highly available, fully enabled, and fully connected. One that is consumable by our clients in ways that best meet their specific business demands. One that delivers an intelligent, always-on user experience and helps organizations become digital disruptors in their markets.