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Help Desk Technician

Company: Vector Talent Resources, Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Washington DC (Foggy Bottom)
Client: Telecommunications Firm
Contract Duration : 6 months, temp to per-to-perm
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, and Paid Holiday
Pay:$28.50/hr., converts at $60K
Schedule: -M-F, can start as early as 7 AM, ending at 7 PM. -Most will be 9 AM to 5 PM, but some will start earlier (7 AM) and some will start later (11 AM), but all are M-F.

The Help Desk Support Technician is responsible for supporting and maintaining the operations status of all clients and mobile devices and peripherals for the organization. This individual will work closely with other members of the Information Technology Team (Network, Software Development, Unix, and Windows). The individual will perform administration and maintenance for hardware and software which allows for day-to-day operations of a global IT environment.


  • Provide first-level contact and problem resolution for all users with hardware, software and applications problems via phone, email, and ticketing system
  • Maintain communications with employees throughout the problem resolution process
  • Create, modify, and manage Active Directory objects via Windows Server
  • Deploy hardware and software including imaging of Windows operating systems, software installation, restoration of user data, assembly, cable management, and peripheral connections
  • Desktop and laptop hardware troubleshooting
  • Perform inventory and asset tracking duties
  • Support company cybersecurity efforts on all clients
  • Maintain and update computer and systems documentation

    Qualifications :


    • Degree in an IT-related field or equivalent experience
    • 2 + years of working experience as 1st Level Support / User Helpdesk
    • Solid expertise in current Microsoft desktop operating systems and application software

      • MS Windows 10 / MS Server 2016, 2019/ MS Office 2016, 2019 / MS Exchange 2013, 2019 / MS SCCM


      • Solid knowledge of personal computer hardware configuration and setup
      • Basic knowledge of DNS, FTP, TCP/IP, file, and print servers
      • Experience in using Active Directory, creating, and managing accounts
      • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, conducive to team development
      • Excellent telephone and face-to-face communication skills
      • Ability to multitask in a challenging, fast-paced environment
      • Good communications skills in English, both verbal and written
      • Creative and innovative in problem solving
      • Availability to work after hours and weekends
      • Capable of writing and presenting detailed documentation

        Physical Requirements:


        • Frequently remains in a sitting/stationary position during the workday
        • Operates a computer and performs desk-based computer tasks continually; frequently viewing a computer screen
        • Rarely lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling objects and/or equipment that weighs up to 50 pounds




          Vector Talent Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age or genetic information.



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Keywords: Vector Talent Resources, Inc., Washington DC , Help Desk Technician, Professions , Washington, DC

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