Help Desk Specialist

February 7, 2023

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    February 7, 2023
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    April 8, 2023
  • Job Status
  • Requisition ID
  • Working Type

Job Description

Responsibilities Of The Help Desk Specialist

  • Provide investigation, diagnosis, resolution and recovery for hardware/software problems. When unable to resolve, escalate to second or third level in accordance with escalation processes.
  • Escalate hardware related problems to the third-party warranty and non-warranty supplier.
  • Maintain overall ownership of user’s issue & service ensuring that they receive resolution within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Urgency and business impact on all support calls.
  • Record incident resolutions in Jira Service Desk ticketing system.
  • Provide enhancement request feedback to IT regarding technology environment and customer needs through the defined processes.
  • Support the following technologies: Microsoft Office 365 products – Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Web browsers, Windows 10 / Mac OS, desktops, laptops, printers, networked copiers, NIC’s, basic LAN/WAN connectivity and others as assigned.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate well with internal and external contacts.
  • Strong problem resolution skills required.


Required Skills:

  • Desktop, Laptop, Handheld devices: Knowledge on – build management, OS deployment / provisioning, common application installation and troubleshooting, Hardware knowledge, disposal (disk wipe / degaussing), Smart Phones, Tablets, Video Conference equipment, Digital Phone sets, Web cameras.
  • Printers: Hands on experience on managing printers (Local & Network printers), toner /consumables (staples) / maintenance kit replacement.
  • ITIL: Knowledge of ITIL processes and procedures.
  • Server: Basic knowledge on hardware troubleshooting, Racking and Stacking, basic troubleshooting of Server Operating systems, raid configurations
  • DC Facilities: Basic knowledge on managing server room components like Power, UPS, Air Conditioning, Cable Management and monitoring the environment
  • AD: Basic knowledge on – Active directory, Proxy, DNS, Group Policy.
  • Network: Basic knowledge on – LAN setup, basic switching, passive networking, cable management (Data / Voice), Wireless AP.
  • Desktop Security: Basic knowledge on – Antivirus deployment and update, patch management, monitoring and reporting, Disk Encryption, End-user backup, RSA securID
  • Knowledge of Jira/Atlassian and Confluence is a definite plus

Other Skills

  • Excellent in verbal, written communication, personal interaction skills
  • Problem solving abilities.
  • Can perform under stressful and stringent timelines with minimal help with ownership
  • Take ownership to manage multiple assignments simultaneously without any / minimal guidance or help from seniors or peers team members.
  • Excellent customer service, technical, organizational, and communication skills – in person and on the phone; effective listening and team orientation. Able to persuade, influence and negotiate with staff and vendors in critical situations. Able to motivate others and work cooperatively in a group to achieve common goals.

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