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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Lead Desktop Support Technician.
In this role, the successful candidate A technical resource in a complex technical or professional discipline, seen as a leader in that field within the organization. Provides and maintains a reliable technical infrastructure to effectively serve the customer community. This many include running, maintaining, and troubleshooting systems, servers, networks, and/or desktop environments; responding promptly and effectively to customer problems and either directly resolving the problems or escalating to the appropriate resource and monitoring its effective resolution. Also includes telephone operator staff. Works independently with limited work direction. Functions independently.
- Customer Service and Communication: a. Demonstrate an ability to communicate technical terms, MCIT policies, and difficult messages to end users in a service oriented fashion. b. Provide one-on-one instructions/training/guidance to end users and the help desk on use of hardware/software and standard procedures. c. Provide exemplary customer service across all levels of the organization; embrace a never-say-no attitude when addressing customer issues.d. Follow established guidelines and standards to communicate consistent messages aligned with other members of MCIT.
- Technical Skills (End User Device administration/configuration/support/troubleshooting, Use of tools and utilities): a. Responsible for the implementation, installation, maintenance and support of End User Infrastructure Support equipment, software and connectivity for PDAs, PCs Macintosh and Windows workstations, printers, LAN, AV, Video conferencing, telephone.b. Responsible to implement known solutions to software and hardware problems and perform basic troubleshooting in their area of expertise.c. Provide over-the-phone and on-site Tier 2 assistance to users: problem identification, instruction, and resolution of problems; escalate to Tier 3 when necessary.d. Perform diagnostic checks on desktop computers to maintain machine capabilities and freedom from viruses.e. Independently design technical solutions for modules of a project, or to resolve most problems and select appropriate work procedures or approaches to address technical challenges. f. Conducts complete diagnostics of most business problems; anticipates implementation obstacles.
- Administrative Tasks & Record Keeping (Journal Notes, Innotas Entries, etc.):a. Responsible to assist with creation and maintenance of written documentation on problem solutions, tool configurations and end user documentation. b. Monitor the assigned desktop queue(s) in the Front Range ticket system. Log real time written journal entries documenting actions taken on all ticket requests. Close tickets within established service levels.c. Be compliant with all responsibilities and administrative tasks: Innotas, timely journal entries, use of standard email templates, etc.
- Project Participation: a. Designs projects with broad implications, requiring systems integration of one of more technical platforms. Selects tools and methodologies for projects. Contributes to strategic planning, including proposed cost implications.
- Mentors less-experienced staff with responsibility for their technical development.
- Involved in the installation, testing, maintenance, evaluating and rollout of new and upgrade of existing software, hardware, systems, servers, networks, etc. Implements prototypes. Configures and installs software, hardware, systems, servers, networks, etc. for the IT community. Supports mobile workforce.
- Responsible for providing support to all MCIT customers. Provides high quality customer service. Provides Tier 2 support to the IT community, and troubleshoots problems using scripts and checklists as guides. Documents problems and resolutions. May perform end-user training. Provides technical advice and guidance relative to problems involving technical user issues. Troubleshoots and restores routine technical service and equipment troubles by analyzing, identifying and diagnosing faults and symptoms using established processes and procedures. Leads design sessions by presenting logical statements of business problems and designs, and offering and incorporating ideas.
To qualify you must have five or more years of experience and BA/BS degree. Work experience in healthcare and/or education or equivalent experience in complex organizations. Requires an in-depth knowledge of personal computing, MAC and Windows PC/Workstation based LAN systems, TCP/IP protocols, personal computing, End User Infrastructure Support management tools, client functions and applications. Active directory, Domains, PDA support, application troubleshooting, etc.). Excellent consultative and communication skills, analytical ability, decisiveness, strong judgment, and the ability to work effectively with clients, IT management, staff and vendors. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to understand the business and technical needs of the client as well as foster customer relationship building and deliver outstanding customer service. Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users; ability to work effectively with customers. Candidate should be able to work in a fast-paced environment, support multiple initiatives simultaneously, prioritize work to meet and or exceed established service levels and be dependable. Strong time management, technical and analytical skills required. Ability to think logically and creatively in problem solving. Contributes individually with minimal supervision and as part of a team. Working conditions/physical demands of bending and lifting weights up to 40 pounds. Ability to work effectively with customers and other IT team members.
May be required to work nights and weekends.
Advanced degree desirable. Knowledge of SQL, experience managing people.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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