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IT - Technology Support Analyst - Associate I

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Technology Support Analyst

MN or WV (Remote to start, then onsite)

Contract to HIRE

Shift: 11:00 PM to 1:20 PM CST Friday - Sunday

IDEAL BACKGROUND: Im looking for an individual that has both Support/Help Desk experience with good customer service skills and critical thinking capabilities. This is important as I need someone in place that can step into the role easily as there are other aspects of the role they will have to learn along with having to engage our M&O teams to partner with onboarding and process improvement initiatives. Additional attributes would including being a self-starter who can take on project type work if need. Lastly, experience with ServiceNow, Operations Bridge Manager (OpsBridge Manager), SiteScope, APM, and Dynatrace are a plus (but not required).

IMPORTANT: This position will cover an opening on our weekend shift (11:00 PM to 1:20 PM CST Friday - Sunday) to cover contractual requirements. This position is an office-based role but they will be allowed to work-at-home to start (and until further notice) due to COVID-19. Once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, it is expected that they report to MN or WV.

100% remote workers will not be accepted.

  • Cannot provide sponsorship upon conversion.

TOP REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3 or more years of Technology Support experience, including advanced level of triaging
  • 1 or more years of experience with maintenance and operations (M&O) support
  • Excellent customer service and soft skills
  • What experience will set candidates apart from one another? The combination of customer service skills and technical abilities.

Position Overview:

Positions in this function provide technical support to our state government clients. This function includes working on Incident Management response and restoration; determination of issue priority, provisioning, and service request fulfillment; installations, upgrades, and releases/deployments; and Problem Management analysis and resolution.

Position Description:

As a Tech Support Analyst II you would work as a part of a dynamic team involved with providing technical support and issue resolution to external and internal customers which may include users of all types and skill levels. Responsibilities may also include security access processing, ID tracking, maintenance of reporting logs, password reset assistance as well as more advanced troubleshooting and support.

Key attributes of individuals successful in this position:

Extensive work experience, possibly in multiple functions.

Works independently.

Acts as a resource for others.

Applies knowledge/skills to complex activities.

Demonstrates a depth and breadth of knowledge/skills in own area and is often able to apply these outside of own function.

Often acts as a technical resource to others in own function.

Anticipates customer needs and proactively identifies solutions.

Solves complex problems on own; proactively identifies new solutions to problems.

Plans, prioritizes, organizes and completes work to meet established objectives.

Acts as a facilitator to resolve conflicts on team; seen as key team member on project teams spanning more than own function.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Answer and resolve inbound technical calls at a corporate Help Desk, efficiently and professionally, in a fast paced call center environment
  • Troubleshoot applications with the use of a Knowledge Base and assign issues to the appropriate support group as needed
  • Follow all escalation procedures according to service level agreement
  • Use remote control tool to assist end users when needed
  • Provide an accurate record of each call in incident management tracking tool
  • Demonstrate a depth and breadth of knowledge/skills in own area and is often able to apply these outside of own function
  • Act as a technical resource to others to resolve problems, issues, errors or related
  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively identifies solutions
  • Plan, prioritize, organize and complete work to meet established objectives
  • Utilize application-monitoring tools to proactively identify issues and/or utilize to triage and resolve issues.
  • Collaborate with client engagement teams to ensure optimal monitoring solutions are implemented and maintained.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher level of education or relevant experience
  • 5 or more years of experience with PC operating systems including Windows NT, 2000 and XP
  • 3 or more years of experience in a customer service role
  • 3 or more years of Technology Support experience, including advanced level of triaging
  • 1 or more years of experience with maintenance and operations (M&O) support
  • Experience with MS Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to communicate professionally both written and oral
  • Excellent customer service and soft skills

Assets

  • Information Technology certifications preferred
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification preferred
  • Computing Technology Industry Association A+ certification a plus
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) a plus
  • 1 or more years of experience with monitoring tools including Micro Focus (HP) Operations Bridge, Sitescope, and the Dynatrace application performance suite preferred
  • Experience with Networking Principles, Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP), Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN)
  • Call Center experience preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of monitoring tools including Micro Focus (HP) Operations Bridge, Sitescope, and the Dynatrace application performance suite

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

Keywords: Apex Systems, Eden Prairie , IT - Technology Support Analyst - Associate I, Other , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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