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$62,000 - $66,000 Per Year
Partially Remote
Toronto, Canada
9 months ago
Our client is a IT consulting firm which works with a premier client in the toys and entertainment space. They are looking to add a Technical Support Specialist to their team. This is a 6 month contract to start but could be extended into multi-year time frames even. Role: Technical Support Specialist Duration: 6 months + extension Location: 2 days onsite Downtown Toronto/ 3 days from home Client: IT Consulting Firm Rate: $30 - 32/hr based on experience # of Openings: 1 Position Overview Technical Support Specialist General: Our Client requires a Technical Support Specialist to provide first level & second level support to our Toronto office. The successful candidate will be responsible triaging incoming calls to determine priority and assign as appropriate; provide customer service to the infrastructure including troubleshooting problems and recommending on the appropriate action. Day to day Responsibilities: Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard; Respond to requests for technical assistance via phone, video conference (Zoom) or occasionally in person; Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues; Research questions using available information resources; Advise user on appropriate action; Follow ITIL best practices; Escalate problems to appropriate resource; Document resolutions; Log calls and assign them a ticket number based on specific criteria and assigned staff; Trouble shoot questions asked by the caller and determine the issue; Attempts to solve simple hardware, software and network problems that can be resolved in 5 minutes or less and escalates to Level II Analysts more complex problems for resolution; Provide instructions to the users to help trouble shoot issues using Standard Operating Procedures; Respond to all calls and put on hold if necessary when call volumes are high; Ensure voicemails are retrieved in a timely manner and tickets are created; Follow up with end users on the status of their tickets; Inform the Manager when major issues are occurring; Diagnoses and resolves simple end user network and local printer problems, email, internet, VPN and local-area network access problems; Changes user passwords accordance with organizational guidelines; Installing, configuring and setting up of PC; Assist with onboarding and offboarding users; Stay current with technology changes. Required Qualifications & Experience: Minimum five (5) years of related technical support/help desk experience; Proven proficiency with Office 365, Microsoft Intune, Polycom and Video Conferencing solutions (Zoom), Microsoft Windows 10, Windows Server operating systems including Microsoft Active Directory and ITSM tools like Service Now. Experience with Remote Management tools would be an asset; Experience working in the entertainment industry would be an asset; Experience providing front line customer service in a busy IT environment; Above average customer service skills; Good communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to perform effectively in high pressure situations; Knowledge of the following would be an asset – Intune and ABM; Demonstrated ability to work well in a team and interact effectively with others; Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments; Knowledge of ITIL Foundations; Ability to plan, implement, test, and troubleshoot system software and hardware; Attention to detail and Adaptability will be an asset; Knowledge in administrative principles and practices; Ability to stay calm in a stressful environment; Strong organizational, prioritization and time management abilities to ensure that assignments are completed with deadlines and established time frames; Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment.
$62,000 - $66,000 Per Year