Helpdesk Consultant

Recruiter
Advanced Computer Technologies Inc.
Location
Shelton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Role
IT
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The Helpdesk Consultant is a full-time position which will work in a fast-paced environment, performing duties which include tier 1 troubleshooting, ticket prioritization and escalation, documentation, and time-entry. This position is expected to maintain an open line of communication and work closely with the Engineering staff on their Managed Services team in order to determine which issues can be escalated for either resolution or automation and scripting.

Our ideal candidate is a self motivated, energetic team player looking for a great opportunity where they can learn, grow, and advance from within the same company. The MSP team's goal is to efficiently automate the resolution of as many issues as possible, so an interest in learning about systems automation and rule-based automation policy management is a huge plus.

Responsibilities:

Track all time, including detailed updates for each time entry.

Tier 1 Troubleshooting.

Manage client expectations regarding repairs and implementations, using direct interaction with clients to improve customer service, perceptions and satisfaction.

Perform all Help Desk duties such as, but not limited to, identifying issues, prioritization, root cause analysis, moves, additions and changes, monitoring of performance and backups, and problem escalation.

Use the available automation tools to work quickly and efficiently.

Nominate tickets for development of automation tools, self-healing configurations, or relevance reviews.

Answer the phone for service ticket entry and provide immediate support whenever possible.


Required Qualifications:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively.

Proficient: IT troubleshooting.

Proficient: Microsoft Office.

Proficient: Windows desktop operating systems, versions XP through 10.

Intermediate: Server hardware.

Intermediate: Windows Server operating systems, versions 2003 through 2012 R2.

Intermediate: Active Directory user administration.

Intermediate: Network troubleshooting (TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS).

Bonus Qualifications:

Experience with VMWare administration.

Experience with Citrix/Terminal Services administration.

Experience with Microsoft Exchange.

Experience with ConnectWise.

Experience with N-Able.

Experience with system administration scripting, particularly with PowerShell, but also with VBS or batch files.

Experience with installation of Windows Desktop and Server operating systems.

Experience with WMI.

Certifications: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, and MTA.

Benefits and Perks:

Competitive Salary commensurate with skills and experience.

Medical and Dental insurance.

Long Term Disability.

Life Insurance.

401(k) Plan.

Paid Holidays.

Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days.

Technical certification incentives

Technical training materials

Educational Assistance.

We are interested in filling this position quickly as the candidate will play a key role in the development and growth of our Consulting Division.

If you do not want to advance your career, learn new technologies or work with a great team please do not apply for this position.

Company Description Advanced Computer Technologies, Inc. (ACT) is a growing IT Infrastructure Consulting Firm that provides solutions to companies of all sizes. ACT is continually developing our team and practice to deliver the highest level of customer service to our client base. Our strength is in our ability to develop infrastructure with the necessary resiliency to meet our clients business objects. We invest and take pride in our team, to help our clients design, plan, install, proactively monitor, manage and optimize their IT environments.

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