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Desktop Support Engineer

Job Description

SNI Technology's client located in Redwood City, CA is immediately seeking to hire a Desktop Support Engineer for an exciting, contract opportunity.

Top Things Needed:

  • Client facing - MUST HAVE professional appearance and personality, self-starter, takes initiative, works autonomously without direction, and strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • 3+ years of technical phone support and end-user support experience in a Microsoft/Windows environment
  • Strong experience in Active Directory and Exchange

Job Summary:

SNI Technology's client is looking for an IT help desk guru to help provide internal support for local and remote employees. Candidates should have a mix of technical and customer service skills, and be passionate about technology and helping people. We primarily support PCs (with a few Macs) and related end user hardware in an environment that includes our general staff, lab technicians and our executive team.

You will need to balance a varying workload of every kind of IT request. Critical to your success will be your ability to grasp the variety of tasks and determine the most efficient manner in getting them completed with your teammates or independently. Resourcefulness in this role will prove to be more important than any individual technical skills.

Where larger IT departments more commonly segment out duties between different groups, our smaller team allows you to shepherd a project from inception to completion. Your strengths should demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to identify and either resolve an issue or coordinate a quality escalation to corresponding departments
  • Communicating your encounters effectively to teammates to get things done
  • Understanding how to use different resources to work through issues
  • Developing a system to retain knowledge learned to effectively support a wide range of support needs for our laboratory staff & equipment
  • Having the vision to adapt to constantly changing priorities, adjusting as needed

Basic Function/Responsibilities:

  • Handle Tier 1 & 2 help desk escalations through tickets or phone
  • Follow up on outstanding requests and ensure timely resolution
  • Create accounts and configure hardware as part of on-boarding process
  • Support audio and video equipment in conference rooms
  • Manage and monitor internal assets to ensure accurate inventory records
  • Maintain all deployed computers/laptops/printers, repairing & replacing as needed
  • Supporting IP phone systems, administering changes as needed
  • Take on further duties steadily as you grow into your role with the team and our staff

Required Experience:

  • 3 years+ experience working in a Windows environment is required
  • Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills is required
  • Windows 7/8/10 is required, Mac OS X is a plus
  • Active Directory and Exchange 2010 changes & maintenance is required
  • PC hardware, printers, scanners, computer peripherals, mobile devices (iOS, Android)
  • Hardware connectivity troubleshooting; Wired, Wireless, VPN
  • File & Print Server changes, permissions & maintenance
  • Ability to communicate technical information, both verbal and written, to a wide range of end-users, creating documentation for users & teammates

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or A.A. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Ability to demonstrate strong knowledge and experience supporting Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, MS Office 2013 & 2016
  • A+ or Network+ certification highly preferred
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-directed work ethic
  • Comfortable supporting all staff employees including the executive team

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-CA-Redwood City, CA
Employment Type Seasonal/Temp
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate $30.00 - $36.00 /Hour
Store Type Customer Service, Engineering, Information Technology
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Company Overview

SNI Technology

SNI Technology® is one of the fastest growing technology recruitment companies in the country specializing in technical careers and temporary jobs. We uniquely align with our clients and the candidates we represent, because our staff is hired from the industry we serve. We offer technical talent and employment opportunities on a contract, contract–to–hire, and a direct–hire basis in a wide variety of disciplines from helpdesk professionals to the most cutting-edge software architects. Learn More

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US-CA-Redwood City, CA
SNI Technology
Snapshot
SNI Technology
Company:
US-CA-Redwood City, CA
Location:
Seasonal/Temp
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
$30.00 - $36.00 /Hour
Pay Rate:
Customer Service, Engineering, Information Technology
Store Type:

Job Description

SNI Technology's client located in Redwood City, CA is immediately seeking to hire a Desktop Support Engineer for an exciting, contract opportunity.

Top Things Needed:

  • Client facing - MUST HAVE professional appearance and personality, self-starter, takes initiative, works autonomously without direction, and strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • 3+ years of technical phone support and end-user support experience in a Microsoft/Windows environment
  • Strong experience in Active Directory and Exchange

Job Summary:

SNI Technology's client is looking for an IT help desk guru to help provide internal support for local and remote employees. Candidates should have a mix of technical and customer service skills, and be passionate about technology and helping people. We primarily support PCs (with a few Macs) and related end user hardware in an environment that includes our general staff, lab technicians and our executive team.

You will need to balance a varying workload of every kind of IT request. Critical to your success will be your ability to grasp the variety of tasks and determine the most efficient manner in getting them completed with your teammates or independently. Resourcefulness in this role will prove to be more important than any individual technical skills.

Where larger IT departments more commonly segment out duties between different groups, our smaller team allows you to shepherd a project from inception to completion. Your strengths should demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to identify and either resolve an issue or coordinate a quality escalation to corresponding departments
  • Communicating your encounters effectively to teammates to get things done
  • Understanding how to use different resources to work through issues
  • Developing a system to retain knowledge learned to effectively support a wide range of support needs for our laboratory staff & equipment
  • Having the vision to adapt to constantly changing priorities, adjusting as needed

Basic Function/Responsibilities:

  • Handle Tier 1 & 2 help desk escalations through tickets or phone
  • Follow up on outstanding requests and ensure timely resolution
  • Create accounts and configure hardware as part of on-boarding process
  • Support audio and video equipment in conference rooms
  • Manage and monitor internal assets to ensure accurate inventory records
  • Maintain all deployed computers/laptops/printers, repairing & replacing as needed
  • Supporting IP phone systems, administering changes as needed
  • Take on further duties steadily as you grow into your role with the team and our staff

Required Experience:

  • 3 years+ experience working in a Windows environment is required
  • Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills is required
  • Windows 7/8/10 is required, Mac OS X is a plus
  • Active Directory and Exchange 2010 changes & maintenance is required
  • PC hardware, printers, scanners, computer peripherals, mobile devices (iOS, Android)
  • Hardware connectivity troubleshooting; Wired, Wireless, VPN
  • File & Print Server changes, permissions & maintenance
  • Ability to communicate technical information, both verbal and written, to a wide range of end-users, creating documentation for users & teammates

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or A.A. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Ability to demonstrate strong knowledge and experience supporting Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, MS Office 2013 & 2016
  • A+ or Network+ certification highly preferred
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-directed work ethic
  • Comfortable supporting all staff employees including the executive team

Job Requirements

 
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