Job Description :
IDEALFORCE has a CONTRACT position available immediately for a Help Desk Analyst (HDA2) to join our customer in Columbus, OH. This is an ONSITE position and requires an in person interview. Face to face interview is required and therefore only LOCAL CANDIDATES are considered. There may be travel required within the City of Columbus.

Job Description:
Responsible for providing second level technical support and resolution of desktop hardware and software problems for end users; performs related duties as required.
-Responds to technology service desk trouble tickets to resolve personal computer problems through on-site or remote simulation and/or re-creation of the user’s problem;
-Documents steps taken to diagnose and resolve customer problems and closes trouble tickets; maintains records of statistics and tracking requirements, and hardware and software maintenance and repair;
-Installs and configures new computers and software, including peripheral hardware;
-Installs, upgrades, and maintains a variety of software applications and computer hardware, including peripherals;
-Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and repairs software and hardware problems;
-Closes trouble tickets upon completion of services or resolution of problem;
-Performs backup activities and restoration of files on internal servers;
-Participates in testing and implementation of new systems and procedures;
-Refers complex problems to senior support personnel or determines an appropriate resolution path, as needed, and communicates with senior support staff to resolve system problems;
-Requisitions supplies and materials as required;
-May provide support for the technology service desk on an as needed basis.

Required/Desired Skills
Possession of an associate’s degree with significant coursework (16 semester or 24 quarter hours) in computer science, computer information systems, computer programming, systems analysis, or closely related field and two (2) years of experience providing technical hardware/software support for desktop systems and applications.

Substitution(s): Possession of a bachelor’s degree in information systems or closely related technical field may be substituted for the required education and experience. Two (2) additional years of experience providing hardware/software support for desktop systems and applications may be substituted for the associate’s degree.
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.

Considerable knowledge of the basic principles and methods of personal computer configuration and operation; considerable knowledge of operating systems; considerable knowledge of the functions and operation of computer peripherals and accessories; knowledge of the principles and methods of computer networking and the associated hardware; knowledge of Microsoft Office products and other contemporary software applications; knowledge of computer languages and programming; knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment; skill in the use of hand tools and electronic test equipment; ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems; ability to analyze problems and propose logical solutions; ability to read schematic diagrams and technical manuals; ability to maintain and prepare records; ability to communicate technical terms at a level appropriate to the audience; ability to communicate in writing; ability to follow instructions and procedures; ability to develop priorities and work sequences.

Interview Process: Face to face.

Additional Information:
- "All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines". - All candidates who are authorized to work in US are encouraged to apply. - Candidates must clear the Background check prior to commencing the assignment. ?This includes 10 Panel Drug Screen and 10 year Background Check.

THIRD PARTY CANDIDATES:
Email your candidate/s resume to pete dot tylor at along with the following details: Rate, Current location and Availability.

Disclaimer :
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.