Service Desk Agent (Tier I Help Desk)
Security Clearance required: Must be able to pass a federal background investigation and obtain a Public Trust
Location: Weaverville, NC
Position Summary: The role of the Service Desk Agent is to perform Tier I and Tier II information technology related help desk duties by providing over the phone and email support.
- Analyzes and resolves network hardware, software, and communications problems using diagnostic software and/or technical troubleshooting processes.
- Create service desk tickets utilizing ticketing software and ensure proper ticket escalation and resolution
- Maintain and troubleshoot business line applications which could include remote installation or redeployment of software.
- Install and maintain the following products as directed: Cisco AnyConnect, Cisco WebEx, Microsoft including Office, Bit Locker, etc.
- Provide technical support over the phone and/or via email, where appropriate.
- Implement solutions based upon client needs by ensuring that all hardware and software work properly; install or delete software.
- Troubleshoot client computer equipment, ensuring it runs correctly, and recover any lost or accidentally deleted data when/if possible.
- Meet customer needs and ensure customer satisfaction.
- Use standard operational procedure documentation to assist customers. Also, work with team members to establish and maintain documentation.
- Escalate process and policy issues as needed.
- Other work duties as assigned.
Essential Skills, Experience, and Certifications:
- Bachelors' Degree or Associate Degree in Information Technology or related field is desired OR High School Diploma and relevant Information Technology certification(s)/training/years of experience in place of degree
- 1-3 years' Information Technology experience
- Will be subject to a Federal Government Background Investigation in order to obtain the needed security clearance
- Will need to be flexible with shift availability; the hours of operation will be M-F 5:30AM - 10:00PM, Weekends/Holidays from 7:30AM - 9:00 PM and every other Saturday from 7:30AM - 12:00 AM, shifts will likely be scheduled 8/hrs a day 5 days a week.
- Technical experience with current network hardware, protocols and standards.
- Application support experience.
- Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
- Must have excellent troubleshooting skills
- The ideal candidate will have flexibility with hours Shifts vary.
- Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, database management
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to communicate with customers over the phone in a pleasant and helpful manor in high stress situations
- Keen attention to detail.
- Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
- Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.
- Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Physical Demands : While performing the duties of this job, this position requires the ability to sit for potentially long periods of time throughout the workday. Hearing sufficient to understand conversations, both in person and on the telephone. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components for potentially long periods of time without experiencing abnormal hand, wrist, or eye strain. Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings. Lifting and transporting moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
- Work Environment: Includes a typical office environment, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues, including exposure to heat, cold, inclement weather conditions, and occasional environmental hazards. Local, regional, and national travel may be required.
Medical, Dental, Vision Plan
AD&D and Life Insurance
Paid Federal Holidays
Paid Time Off
401(k) Retirement Plan
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