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Helpdesk Analyst (Contract to Perm)

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Job ID Number: 1037
Employment Type: Contractor
Minimum Degree: None
Location: New York, NY
Contact: wintel@connectionsny.com
Category: Technical Support
Salary Range: N/A
Consultant Range: N/A
Description: ? Responsible for completion of PC/Mac and Systems support tasks in a timely and accurate manner, including tasks at all levels of complexity. Support tasks include PC, Mac, Printers Phone and Blackberry support. Duties include attending to phone calls and responding to emails when customers call in the Help Desk.
? Independently investigate technical problems, recommend alternate solutions and execute the appropriate solution for all levels of problems, share the technical work with other members of the team, assist other members of the team with technical solutions and their oversee technical work.
? Responsible for documentation, tracking and resolution of issues, and monitoring recurring issues and suggesting long term solutions for such issues
? Assist with standardization of hardware and software standards and preparing specifications for such equipment and software.
? Must provide regular status updates and escalate issues in a timely manner to management.
? Must communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical staff members to help the group complete projects, make decisions, and achieve goals.
? Offer support in finding ways to improve the current environment and service provided.
? Work well with other members of the team, respect ideas and contributions from others, maintain self control in difficult situations, and work well with people at all levels.
? Demonstrate a commitment to a high level of customer service.
? Assist with maintenance of equipment (PC, Mac, Printers) and software license inventory.
? Work on Special projects as assigned.
Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
? At least 5 years experience in related PC, Mac and system administration field
? Experience with Windows XP, Active Directory, Exchange 5.5, MS Office, MS Outlook and computing hardware e.g. Dell PCs, clone PCs, Mac PCs, printers e.g. Xerox and HP printers, and blackberry equipment
? Conceptual understanding of LAN, WAN, Bridges, Routers, Hubs
? Ability to quickly gather a good working knowledge of the tools available within the environment to and use them to resolve issue, monitor performance and execute other special assignments.
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills
? Knowledge of Help Desk best practices and procedures based on actual experience.
? Ability to analyze problems to offer intelligent insight and solutions.
? Ability to communicate effectively with good inter-personal skills.
? Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
? Bachelor?s degree or equivalent experience.

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