Junior Desktop Support
We are seeking Junior Helpdesk Specialists to support our client in Washington, DC. Please see below for the details and desired qualifications; SUMMARY This position performs IT duties while working as part of a team with more experienced government and contractor IT Specialists, and will work independently, depending on the level of complexity, following detailed problem specifications provided by others. Work is monitored and reviewed upon completion for accuracy and compliance with standards by government and contractor leads or more experienced IT personnel as needed. Performs technical work of a professional level using standard techniques, concepts and procedures. Expected to show initiative and judgment while performing assigned tasks. Must possess excellent customer service skills, follow directions, and be self-motivated to complete assignments, research solutions, and gain experience in IT desktop support.Typical duties include installing, maintaining, and administering desktop computer systems and associated peripherals including printers, monitors, switchboxes, business application software, and various operating systems.POSITION REQUIREMENTSInstall desktops, portable computers, peripherals, and software products for networked, classified and unclassified, and standalone environments.Detect, diagnose, research solutions, and resolve desktop and portable computer software and hardware failures.Provide users with information, guidance, and instruction on use of desktop and portable computer hardware and software.Analyze and assess customer service requests and provide prompt technical solutions.Conduct IT audits as assigned, in compliance with policies governing the administration, utilization, and acquisition of desktop and portable computer products.Prepare progress/status reports and submit to team leads as required.Utilize trouble-ticketing software for opening/updating/closing tickets in a timely and appropriate manner.Identify and document areas for process improvements.Contact and effectively communicate with users by telephone, electronic communications, or in person.Prepare equipment for reuse or surplus of property actions.Provide technical support for customers assigned to remote locations as required.Perform software and hardware upgrades and installations involving multiple computers, printers, multi-printers, and peripherals.Coordinate the disassembly and reinstallation of IT equipment in support of office relocations and new buildings/locations.Ability to lift up to 50lbs, must be physically able to walk, squat, bend, twist, lift, crawl under desks, reach out and above head, carry items, push and pull carts loaded with equipment.EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION Required: - High school diploma. - Minimum one-year experience working with IT equipment.Preferred: - IT Certifications applicable to desktop and mobile computer support - Experience providing excellent customer serviceTS clearance required.