Desktop Engineer
Job Description

Desktop Engineer

On behalf of our client, Procom is seeking a Desktop Engineer for a 6 months contract in Edmonton, Alberta.

Desktop Engineer Job Details

  • Provide professional assistance to internal and external customers having hardware- and software-related problems with their supported desktop, laptop or peripherals.
    Able to resolve local area networking issues to ensure connectivity to the Corporate network, and work with the Infrastructure and Messaging teams as necessary to resolve incidents.
    Support is provided in a timely manner in accordance to published SLAs while maintaining a high level of customer satisfactions.

Desktop Engineer Responsibilities

  • Provide Level-1 technical support for supported desktops, laptops, and peripherals.
  • This includes the following activities:
  • Maintaining standard software configurations, including troubleshooting, loading and configuring software images, supported applications and drivers
  • May participate in IT projects
  • Installing, supporting and troubleshooting approved desktop software
  • Performing planned maintenance, moves, adds and changes
  • Provide support services to employees with technical problems issues involving desktop, laptops, mobile devices or network services from local personnel or from employees using network remote access (VPN)
  • Provides timely resolution of problems or escalation on behalf of the customers to appropriate technical personnel
  • Provide feedback and make recommendations to appropriate teams for creation and maintenance of standard images
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Troubleshooting and resolving technical incidents including network connectivity issues
  • Ability to work on call after hours as required
  • Communicate effectively with multiple customers and co-workers
  • Able to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Providing case status updates to management and end-users
  • Providing phone support and diagnostics to remote customers
  • Participating in training programs designed to educate customers about basic and specialized applications
  • Escalate unresolved issues to management promptly
  • Provide feedback and recommendations for KBA (Knowledge Based Articles)

Desktop Engineer Mandatory Skills

  • Ability to work independently and take ownership
  • Strong technical and analytical skills required
  • Intermediate knowledge of supported Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Intermediate experience with Active Directory administration
  • Intermediate knowledge of installation, configuration, use and troubleshooting techniques of supported versions of Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with a wide range of customers with varying computer abilities
  • Experience troubleshooting local area network (LAN) and VPN connectivity issues
  • Associate's Degree or equivalent certification and experience required
  • A+ Certification recommended, MCTS, MCITP, ITIL Certification preferred
  • 1+ year(s) of related experience
  • Experience working in corporate environment will be considered an asset
  • SPECIAL CONDITIONS: (Travel, work environment, physical demands, certificates, licenses etc.) Ability to travel as required

Desktop Engineer Assignment Length

6 months

Desktop Engineer Location

Edmonton, Alberta

Desktop Engineer Start Date

ASAP



Job Requirements

 

Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.



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