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DESKTOP SUPPORT TECHNICIAN

Company: HAYS
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Desktop Support Technician- CTP- Richmond, VA - $22.00 - $25.00/hr.The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate's/applicant's qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship not available.Our client is seeking a Desktop Support Technician in Richmond, VA.Role DescriptionThe Desktop Support Technician II is responsible for managing escalation issues from the help desk Technicians. This position utilizes in-depth analyses and problem solving in resolving issues related to hardware, software, configuration issues, etc. The Analyst makes decisions in resolving customer problems and implementing solutions. Provide second and third tier technical support, such as configuration, installation and troubleshooting of computer hardware and software. Provide support to IT users for all aspects of end-user computing and desktop based software. Provide audio/visual support and operations as needed Test and evaluate new hardware and software for project and non-project related request and provide cost-effective and long and short term solutions to the request Become the SME in hardware solutions for various projects assigned Supports CL & PL mobile devices and the deployment of MDM as directed by company policy Performs diagnosis, preventive maintenance and networking troubleshooting Provide desktop imaging. Performs installation, configuration, maintenance and support of printers. Performs installation, configuration, maintenance and support of audio visual equipment Responds to incidents concerning computer and related hardware operation and applies troubleshooting principles and techniques to diagnose hardware, software and operator problems Provide updates, status and completion information to supervisor and users via voicemail, email or in person. Updates problem call tracking system. Performs troubleshooting of connectivity problems such as LAN connections, WiFi, Bluetooth, air cards, VPN connections and serial communications Assists in maintaining assets. Serves as a technical resource on project teams Participate in the team On-Call rotation 24X7 Assist in managing vendor relationships and holding them accountable to set SLAs Ability to work independently on projects, tasks, or system outages and see through to resolution Serves as escalation point for Technician, Support position. Provides in-depth analysis and problem solving to resolve questions and issues the Technician cannot addressSkills & RequirementsMust be able to Build and Image PC's and Laptops (most of this position will require strong experience in imagining and strong hardware skills) 3+ years Hardware and Software Troubleshooting Experience (Install (adds, moves, changes), maintain and configure end-user hardware and software; including PCs, network printers, networked copiers, scanners and fax) 3+ years of PC troubleshooting experience on computers running Microsoft Windows operating systems. Imaging - strong knowledge of how to image desktops Experience in on-boarding and off-boarding users in AD and VOIP AD (Active Directory) - Maintain records in asset tracking system and Active Directory by making timely updates (should be able to add changes, and security groups) Patching - Perform packaging and management for desktop software and patches; and perform limited server patch management Must be available for rotating On-Call status (approx. 1 week every 2 months) as required (phone and laptop provided) - On call is only for FTE, so as a contractor will not have to participate, but must be willing too once position converts to FTEPreferred: Configuration and support of Cisco VoIP hardware and software (CallManager experience) SCCM (deploymentBenefits/Other CompensationThis position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).Why Hays?You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there's a position you really want, you're fully prepared to get it.Nervous about an upcoming interview? Unsure how to write a new resume?Visit the Hays Career Advice section to learn top tips to help you stand out from the crowd when job hunting.Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays' guiding principles is 'do the right thing'. We also believe that actions speak louder than words. In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text .Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.#LI-DNI

Keywords: HAYS, Washington DC , DESKTOP SUPPORT TECHNICIAN, Professions , Washington, DC

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