Help Desk Support Technician

$55,000 - $60,000

Full Time

  • No Travel Required


  • VPN
  • Microsoft
  • Desktop
  • Laptop

Job Description

Onsite Support Technician - Philadelphia


The Onsite Technician is responsible for providing onsite support at our client’s location. This relates to all technology utilized by the client, including workstations, servers, printers, networking equipment, internet service providers, and third-party software. The role also carries project implementation responsibilities with regards to all implemented products & technologies. This includes, but is not limited to, workstation builds and deployments, server & network equipment installations, ISP deployments, application installation and upgrades, business continuity and disaster recovery testing.



· IT support relating to technical issues involving Microsoft's core business applications

· Support services for Microsoft related technologies: This includes areas such as basic troubleshooting of Active Directory, as well as adds/moves/changes for AD accounts.

· Work with the project management team on PC builds and network equipment deployments

· Troubleshoot PC connectivity issues.

· Troubleshoot network elements including ISP circuits, firewalls, network switches, wireless equipment and telephone system.

· Installation of Microsoft and all 3rd party software.

· Remote access solution (VPN) configuration and support

· Document and update the client environment

· Escalate service issues when required

· Communication with customers as required, keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes or agreed outages.

· Monitor network performance for availability, utilization and latency. Take the appropriate measures to resolve throughput issues, escalating to the support team as required.

· Oversees the maintenance and tracking of assets.

· New staff onboarding participation


· 2 year degree in Computer & Information Science, Computer Information Systems, or closely related field is preferred.

· Previous experience as an onsite or field service technician is a plus.

· Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills. Candidate needs to be able to tailor communication to the proper skill level of the end-user, and include the appropriate detail to manage the end-user’s expectations.

· Able to work independently to manage strict timelines with multiple projects in order to meet deadlines under high-pressure environment.

· A+ certification

· Experience building desktops and laptops.

· Experience racking, stacking and patching network equipment.

· Ability to improve customer service satisfaction

· Enter and update all work as service tickets into ConnectWise. Understand processes in ConnectWise by completing assigned training materials and blueprints on the ConnectWise University

· Principles, techniques, and concepts of network administration

· Knowledge of office terminology, practices and procedures.

· Demonstrates consistency in ability to be flexible.

· Identifies and acts on problems quickly, decisively and effectively. Responds quickly to staff and peers.

· Open to change and new approaches. Able to deal with ambiguity by responding appropriately & effectively to uncertain situations. Takes the time to listen, and encourages dialogue.