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Field Support Technician 1
Ref No.: 18-11313
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Job Title: Field Support Technician
Location: Columbus, OH
Duration: 6+ Months of Contract


Temp to perm position. Position requires travel throughout Ohio. Columbus is the most centrally located area but we could also base the position out of North Olmsted, OH.

Summary:

The main function of the Field Support Technician role is to provide technical assistance to computer system users. A typical Field Support Tech is responsible for assisting users and resolving computer problems for clients in person.

Job Responsibilities:

Answer user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems, typically of a lower complexity. May install software or perform hardware testing at the users desk site.
Enter commands and observe system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors. Maintain records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities.
Read technical manuals, confer with users, or conduct computer diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems or to provide technical assistance and support. Assist in the software and hardware life cycle management processes including research, packaging, quality assurance, and deployment preparation.
Set up new users, including desktop configuration, email accounts, ldap accounts, VPN accounts. Support employees locally with desktop issues, account issues, and access to various internal services. Troubleshoot software issues on employees desktops/laptops.

Qualifications:

Associate's degree in computer related field or equivalent training required. 0-2 years experience required. Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills. Basic ability to work independently and manage ones time.
Knowledge of computer software, such as configuration management software, desktop communications software, operating system software and internet directory services software.