Alorica Desktop Support Associate in Lafayette, Indiana
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Provides advanced, senior level operational support for network infrastructure and internal desktop systems software and hardware.
Technical support to internal and external customers - 50% of the time
Troubleshooting and providing solutions - 50% of the time
Key Job Responsibilities:*
Provides first tier technical support to internal and external customers; installs, configures, troubleshoots, monitors, and maintains customers' desktop software and hardware; supports mobile workforce
Consults with customers on all aspects of end-user computing and desktop based systems software; resolves more complex, less defined issues
Works independently in troubleshooting and providing solutions to unresolved hardware and software problems through trouble-ticket system
Maintains passwords, data integrity, and system security for the desktop environment
Provides technical support and guidance through Tier II support, training, and publication of documentation; seeks hardware repair through outside vendors
Conducts site surveys and implements moves; adds/changes modifications to existing equipment through work-request system
Evaluates, maintains, modifies (e.g., creates macros, templates), and documents desktop application packages; participates in the testing and evaluation of new desktop packages, implements prototypes, and consults with customers on selection of software applications
Manages hardware inventory using asset management tool
Creates and implements software distribution methods and standards
Installs LAN software upgrades including planning and scheduling, testing, and coordination, and maintains integrity of the LAN software and hardware
Performs LAN security procedures including implementing log-in requests; evaluates new products and technologies to determine impact on existing system configurations Other Related Duties
Complies with established policies and standards to ensure that access to company information and systems resources, in any medium or format, is limited to authorized personnel Job Requirements
Other Related Duties:*
Complies with established policies and standards to ensure that access to company information and systems resources, in any medium or format, is limited to authorized personnel
Minimum Education and Experience:*
Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience/Certifications within area related to job function
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:*
Experience in IT management with emphasis on infrastructure technology
Experience with design of IT infrastructure
Working knowledge of most Microsoft based platforms including Windows based operating systems
Working knowledge of IT Disaster Recovery process and procedure
Strong organization, project planning and time management skills
Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to communicate technical issues to non-technical people
Ability to negotiate and solve conflict
Alorica is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity in its workforce. Alorica recruits qualified applicants and makes all employment-related decisions based exclusively on job-related qualifications, without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.