Job Description :
Desktop Support Engineer

On behalf of our client, Procom Services is searching for a Desktop Support Engineer in Naperville, IL.

Desktop Support Engineer Job Details
Provide professional assistance to internal and external customers (supporting approximately 150 users) having hardware and software related problems with their supported desktop, laptop or peripherals. Able to resolve local area networking issues to ensure connectivity to the Corporate network, and work with the Infrastructure and Messaging teams as necessary to resolve incidents. Support is provided in a timely manner in accordance to published SLAs while maintaining a high level of customer satisfactions.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide Level-2 and Level-3 technical support for supported desktops, laptops, and peripherals.

This includes the following activities: Correcting hardware problems with supported desktops, laptops and peripherals by coordinating support with OEM vendors. Managing returns on warranted parts and systems. Packaging and shipping replacement parts to customers. Maintaining standard software configurations, including troubleshooting, loading and configuring software images, supported applications and drivers. May lead the development of information technology and infrastructure projects. Installing, supporting and troubleshooting approved desktop software. Performing planned maintenance, moves, adds and changes. Provide support services to employees with technical problems and information technology issues involving desktop, laptops, PDA or network services from local personnel or from employees using network remote access (VPN Provides timely resolution of problems or escalation on behalf of the customers to appropriate technical personne. Creating and maintaining images for standard systems. Recommends hardware and software solutions, including new acquisitions and upgrades. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices, company policies, and procedures. Troubleshooting and resolving intermediate LAN connectivity incidents. Ability to work on call after hours as required.

This resource must be able to communicate effectively with multiple customers and co-workers. This includes the following activities:

Consulting with the Service Desk on support calls. Able to communicate highly technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel. Providing Case status updates to management and end-users. Providing phone support and diagnostics to remote customers. Participating in training programs designed to educate customers about basic and specialized applications. Develops, documents, and implements standard operating procedures and customer service guidelines relating to Desktop Managed Services support. Assess day-to-day activities to minimize customer down-time and ensure customer satisfaction. Analyzes problem trends and develops ideas to achieve problem resolution.

Desktop Support Engineer Mandatory Skills

-Ability to troubleshoot desktop hardware and also provide deskside software support working on Microsoft OS with AD

-Ability to work independently and take ownership

-Solid technical and analytical skills required

-Ability to manage IT / Desktop initiatives and organize projects

-Thorough knowledge of supported Microsoft Windows operating systems

-Intermediate Experience with Active Directory administration

-Thorough knowledge of installation, configuration, use and troubleshooting techniques of supported versions of Microsoft Office

-Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with a wide range of customers with varying computer abilities

-Experience troubleshooting intermediate complex local area network (LAN) and VPN connectivity issues

EDUCATION and/or WORK EXPERIENCE: Associate's Degree or equivalent experience required

A+ Certification recommended

MCTS, MCITP, MCPD, MCM preferred

MCSA, MCSD and MCSE preferred

ITIL Certification preferred

4+ years of related experience preferred

SPECIAL

Ability to fill in as acting Team Lead when necessary

Qualified candidate will be required to pass a background screening and Drug Test in order to be approved onsite.

Desktop Support Engineer Start Date

asap

Desktop Support Engineer Assignment Length

12 months with possible extensions up to 3 years