Job Description :
Desktop Manager
Richmond, VA
12 Months

Need F2F interview

Description:
seeking a Desktop Support Manager that will be responsible for providing oversight of multiple support areas to provide delivery of the highest standard of customer service for all users of a Windows based, cross-domain enterprise solution, operating in a fast paced, dynamic work environment.
This position is responsible for the coordination, implementation and management of overall Desktop functions, including related supervisory responsibilities for managing support staff. In addition to oversight of Desktop operations, this position is responsible for mentoring and training staff, meeting deadlines, working with other departmental/service area managers and identifying opportunities to create and communicate processes that improve user experience and measure performance.

Essential Duties include:
Proactively identifies mediums for ensuring that daily, weekly, and monthly statistics, status reports, and other reporting requests are maintained and available as requested. Identifies trends from reporting to determine solutions to trends or problem areas that may need to be addressed
Maintain a high level of Desktop customer focus by prioritizing issues and communicating appropriately with external and internal customers
Work with existing reporting and analytics tools to monitor Desktop team performance, identify and address areas of potential performance issues and monitor key performance indicators
Identify and report to End User Services IT Manager recurring incidents to spot trends and potential problem sources
Develop cross-team and cross-departmental expertise necessary to effectively respond to issues
Perform periodic review and evaluation of all employees, managing necessary performance issues, training requirements, as necessary for the development of individual resources as a team
Primary Responsibilities include:
Develop and document process and procedural enhancements and assist other departments as needed for continuous process and service improvement
Manage escalated incidents and resolve the incidents working with Desktop Services team to capture details in knowledgebase articles for future reference
Ensure the Desktop team maintains a high level of responsiveness, communication, professionalism, and overall staff knowledge
Manage, monitor and report on the services and service levels required to support and deliver an exceptional Desktop environment
Maintain current knowledge on new and updates to existing products, as well as third-party OS and devices
Ensure the Desktop staff is appropriately skilled and trained to deliver excellent technical support and customer service
Ensure customer service excellence by monitoring tickets and reviewing customer feedback
Establish working schedules, manage time off to ensure appropriate coverage for operating workloads and task allocations in accordance with contractual requirements
Develop an understanding of how the IT Services that currently exist can be uniquely applied to the customer base
Develop an understanding of the unique technology requirements that exist within the business unit(s) advocating for solutions and enhancements that meet the need of the business

Qualifications:
Bachelor''s degree in information technology, computer science or related field.
or 8+ years’ experience in desktop and server technology.
4-6 years’ experience managing and developing a high performing Desktop team
Exceptional customer service skills
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Knowledge of computer hardware, including laptops, desktops and peripherals (PC & Mac)
Ability to prioritize effectively and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Coordinate the isolation and troubleshooting of hardware and software for desktop systems
Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building and listening
Extensive application support experience with MS Office, O365, Outlook, SharePoint, Lync etc.
Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues as required
Ability to absorb information quickly and retain this knowledge for future reference
Working knowledge of a range of computer diagnostic utilities
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
Highly self-motivated with an attention to detail
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Strong documentation skills

Education:
College diploma or university degree, technical degree from trade school in the field of computer science and/or 8 + years equivalent work experience in customer service with 3 + years being in a Management role
Job Type: Full-time – contractor

Required experience:
IT helpdesk or Desktop management: 4 years
Have excellent organizational, project management and problem-solving skills
Experienced in formulating and implementing procedures for improved service levels
Must have provided senior engineering support for desktop design and implementation

Skills:
Bachelor''s degree in information technology, computer science, or related technology fields Required
IT helpdesk management or desktop management experience Required 4 Years
Expert level knowledge of computer hardware, including laptops, desktops and peripherals (PC & MAC) Required 8 Years
Isolation and troubleshooting of hardware and software for desktop systems Required 4 Years
Extensive application support experience with MS Office, O365, Outlook, SharePoint, Lync. etc. Required 6 Years
Working knowledge of a range of computer diagnostic utilities Required 4 Years
Senior engineering support for desktop design and implementation Required 4 Years