Desktop Support Technician


On Site
Full Time
Contract - Independent
Contract - W2


Technical Support
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows 7
Remote Support
Network Support
Disk imaging
Operating systems
Active Directory
Microsoft Office
Remote management
Customer service
Issue tracking
Help desk
Technical direction
Computer hardware
Virtual private network
Microsoft Windows
Wireless communication
Microsoft Outlook

Job Details

We are looking for a temporary employee for the following position: Junior Technical Support Specialist.

This would be a full time position, approximately 37.5 hrs per week. Please note that this is not a remote position. The selected candidate would be expected to be onsite full time.

The job description and minimum qualifications for the position are attached and below:

Job Title: Desktop Support Technician
Location: 641 Lexington Ave New York, NY
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months

Job Summary: This position is primarily responsible for working with the IT Team to support users and perform in-depth system maintenance. The Jr. Desktop Support Technician will be the first-tier response to incoming helpdesk requests and will be the initial and point of contact for most user requests. Additionally, the Jr. Tech Support Specialist will setup and maintain new and existing desktop computers, install and configure software for users and provide meeting support for WebEx, Teams or Zoom meetings.

  • Install new software and perform upgrades to existing software on the Agencies' desktop PCs.
  • Install, upgrade and redeploy hardware and telecommunications components on the Agencies' LAN. This can include imaging PCs, assembling and disassembling computers, as well as adding and replacing components parts.
  • Troubleshoot software and hardware problems on the Agencies' local area network, with an emphasis on the desktop PC's and Client LaserJet printers. Determine the nature of the problem, and when possible, correct it. When necessary, work with the Desktop Support team or the Network support team until the problem is resolved.
  • Serve on the IT Help Desk, answering trouble calls from users, resolving their problems if possible, and referring problems that cannot be resolved immediately to other Tech Support staff.
  • Track and maintain software, services and equipment inventory and licensing.
  • Communicate with IT team regarding projects, systems status, and client requests.
  • Assist other members of the IT Team as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Experience with desktop support and diagnostic tools
  • Familiarity with Desktop Imaging Software
  • Knowledge of advance computer skills, including knowledge in troubleshooting hardware, peripherals, software, operating systems and internet connections.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, VoIP and VPN clients
  • Experience with desktop and server operating systems, including Windows Server 2008/2012 Windows 10, Windows 11.
  • Experience with Active Directory, creating and modifying accounts, objects and Windows permissions and security
  • Microsoft Office 365 2016 version
  • Experienced with diagnostic software tools and remote management applications (Goverlan) is highly desirable.
  • Advanced LAN, IP, and wireless equipment troubleshooting knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outgoing personality and ability to work well with end-users (Good customer service skills).
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Familiarity with Helpdesk ticketing software and experience with Manage Engine Help Desk Software in particular, a plus.
  • Experience with Trellix anti-virus, encryption and EPO console desirable
  • Experience with RSA Secure ID administration desirable

  • B.S. in an IT related field is a strong plus.
  • 3 years' experience supporting end users in a small to medium business environment
  • 3 years' experience installing, configuring and maintaining Microsoft Windows 7 and above
  • 3 years configuring and installing desktop and laptop computers
  • 3 years' experience working with Microsoft Office software, including advanced configuration and troubleshooting
  • Experience configuring and maintaining MS Outlook.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and employee will be expected to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.

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