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Help Desk Analyst
Ref No.: 18-04057
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Due Date :04/19/2018
Work Authorization:Any Visa
Segment:State and Local
JPAS:NO

The requirement is for immediate start with a 6 to 8-month contract with a possibility to extend.


JOB SUMMARY
The Help Desk Analyst is responsible for providing first level problem resolution and support to the client' user community, documenting problems, escalating to higher levels as necessary and coordinating repairs by outside vendors. May assist customers via remote access, phone, or in person.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Provides first level support and follow-up, through the Help Desk, to the client' user community regarding computer operations, hardware components, and software applications on multiple platform environments.
  • Interviews user, analyzes user's concern, reviews procedures and actions taken by user, and instructs user to perform diagnostic procedures in order to determine and complete the resolution/escalation of the user's concern.
  • Documents user's concerns and associated resolutions through Work Order system.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending training, workshops, and reviewing publications.
  • Coordinates repair of printers, copiers, and laptops by outside venders.
  • Troubleshoots, configures, repairs, reimages, and issues laptops.
  • Performs remote troubleshooting and installation of software applications.
  • Applies procedures for Microsoft Office Professional Software Suite, Microsoft Windows XP or later version, Symantec Anti-virus software, Microsoft Exchange e-mail, Kronos time and attendance software, Helpdesk management software, and various other software applications.
  • Applies procedures for Network interface software, Web technology and relational database as they relate to solving basic connectivity problems.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships and public relations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

DECISION MAKING
  • This position works under general supervision.
  • This position provides functional guidance and may train lower level employees.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Two years' experience performing help desk functions or related work.
  • Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, time and attendance, and presentation software.
  • Knowledge of Windows operating systems, networking and database concepts.
  • Proficient in customer support skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science or Information System from an institution accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
  • Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician or A+ certification.

JOB DIMENSIONS
  • Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Contact with internal customers, co-workers and outside venders.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Requires visual acuity, speech and hearing. Constantly works in an office environment and sits for prolonged periods.
May be required to work hours other than the regular daytime schedule such as nights, weekends and holidays