Robert Half Help Desk Analyst in Woodbridge, New Jersey
Description Join the team at Robert Half with this Help Desk Analyst Opportunity! This long-term contract / temporary employment opportunity is based in the Woodbridge, New Jersey area. Apply for this position today if you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team. We need you to handle complex end-user support issues and provide support to team members by focusing and restoring service to the end users. If you understand how your role as the Help Desk Analyst relates to IT projects and IT Service Management initiatives, you will have an edge over the competition. You should also understand Incident, Problem, Change Management and other processes. It is important for the chosen candidate to understand how these processes work together to provide superior support and high availability of our business. If you can represent the Service Desk by liaising with 2nd and 3rd level teams to help transition new and changing services, this Service Desk Analyst job might be for you. This position could certainly have duties including creating knowledge articles and arranging training for other Service Desk Analysts when needed. The ideal candidate for this Analyst job can cover alternative shifts when needed. This is a position for a self-confident, motivated person with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills who enjoys a fast-paced, team-driven environment.
Provide guidance to Tier 1 support and team members
Troubleshoot end user issues: Provide root-cause analysis on various web and mobile applications; handle escalated tickets relating to server/network related issues
Understand concepts related to networks, servers, PCs, databases, proprietary systems, etc.
The chosen candidate will need to facilitate user account management. That means onboarding, change and departure processes
Meet and exceed SLA standards: Close tickets in a timely manner, while upholding customer service standards
Understand and utilize ITIL processes (Incident, Problem, Change, etc.) and how they are used in a corporate environment
Maintain hardware and peripherals: Responsible for upgrading and replacing computer parts; handle documentation and asset inventory Requirements - Ability to multitask and attention to detail are critical
Practical knowledge of Ticketing System
Demonstrated knowledge of LAN (local area networks)
Proficiency in Microsoft Windows
Provide Technical Support experience
Active Directory experience
Adeptness in Technical Support
Microsoft Windows 10 experience preferred
General familiarity with WANs (Wide Area Network)
Microsoft Windows experience desired
Able to work independently with a minimal amount of oversight
Candidates who have technical skills to serve as escalation point for handling incidents and service requests related to application, operating system and other service related problems will be preferred
Candidates who have a combination of superior customer service skills and technical aptitude will be preferred
Able to analyze complex business problems, propose effective solutions and understand and apply business vision and direction
Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Active problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity
One or more programming or scripting language skills required
- ITIL certification is an even more strongly preferred point
3+ years' of experience supporting desktop/server operating systems and technologies such as Active Directory, DNS, Exchange and VMware
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