IT Generalist

Georgia, Savannah

Posted: 10/08/2019 Industry: IT Job Number: 13698 Pay Rate: $30.00 - $30.00

Our client, based in Hilton Head, SC and has built its business on excellence and scientific innovation. They are looking for a Level II Helpdesk Support Specialist for a 8 month contract position.
Major functions: The Level II Helpdesk Support Specialist will report into the Enterprise Service Delivery organization, which will partner with Division and Sector leadership and BRM to manage the day-to-day IT and Security needs of the business. This position will install and maintain the IT infrastructure requirements of their parent company. The incumbent will have the ability to support desktop requirements (hardware/software) at our client s location in Hilton Head, will work with EBS IT Security staff to implement and maintain effective IT structure for network security and will ensure that the new business unit meets all of our client s IT and Security requirements. This position will provide integration support for a newly acquired business unit for our client.

Hands-on Activities Include:
Works tier two support tickets assigned to local IT from Helpdesk/ServiceNow
Provides phone/voicemail support and troubleshooting desktop related IT issues.
Provides remote support for off-site customers.
Assists in maintaining corporate workstation asset records.
Assists the team with server support (i.E. Basic Active Directory functions like adding/removing computers, account resets).
Assists the team with deployment of security related encryption software.
Supports centralized monitoring of the event logs for servers, firewall and alerts.
Supports the company s SOX compliance reporting procedures and helps maintain documentation.
Supports the company s ISO quality system by assisting in the development of quality system documentation and follows internal processes to ensure proper conformance to established policies

PC Technical Support:
Provides complex PC hardware/software setups, printer/fax and scanner support and repair.
Installs desktop OS and application patches.
Conducts PC software and hardware installation/upgrades, basic LAN troubleshooting, and infrastructure support (wiring, troubleshooting and connectivity).
Follows standardized company network operating system procedures.
Analyzes customer organizational needs and directs the resolution of a wide range of computer problems.
Assists with computer and phone moves.
Responsible for troubleshooting systems, researching, identifying and providing resolution that influences day-to-day corporate activities.
Assists in the deployment of desktop-related software upgrades including but not limited to: Symantec EndPoint Protection, SEPM, SEP Firewall, SNAC, DEP, CheckPoint applications.

Technical Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required
Experience with Help Desk software such as ServiceNow.
Proficiency with Windows 7, 10 and Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Understanding of Active Directory (GPO, OU, domains, etc.)
Working knowledge of IT-related Help Desk software and software licensing databases.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
Able to carry out as well as create complex technical instructions.
Understanding of software contracts, upgrades paths, and license key.
General understanding of overall system environment such as system maintenance, workstation support, Internet connectivity and security services, as well as specific supported software/applications.
Experience supporting remotely located user community.
Functional skills:
Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
Flexibility and ability to handle multiple projects.
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide-range, diverse user community and present ideas and solutions in a user-friendly language to team members and to non-technical staff and end-users.
Excellent customer service skills; friendly demeanor.

Physical Requirements
Moderate level of repetitive motion activities.
Visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information.
May be required to lift/move up to 25 lbs., with assistance

Work Environment
Fast paced, schedule-driven environment.
Willing and able to work extended hours when necessary.

Experience Education
B.A./B.S. Degree in computer-related discipline preferred.
Experience 5 years of related experience.

Pay Rate: $30/hr.

Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance
Able to work weekends and evenings as required to meet company objectives.
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