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Job ID: 50706

Service Desk Technician
This position provides support services to internal and/or external users for software, applications, hardware, and telecommunications related issues.  Troubleshoot core bank applications, Microsoft applications, hardware errors, and Operating System.  Collect information, open tickets, perform triage, and resolve or escalate issues related to new hardware/software requests, network, application software and telecommunications to the appropriate staff.  

Service Desk Technician Responsibilities 
Assist and support users with the use of core banking applications, standard software, Windows, MS Office and other related banking business solutions.  Answer, evaluate, and prioritize incoming telephone, voicemail, email, and Self Service site requests for assistance.  
Maintain the Technical Support Software (ServiceNow) by identifying trends and accurately capturing details to enable the Problem Management function to improve IT processes and systems through accurate reporting.  Create and update documentation on established Technical Support procedures and processes, problem resolution steps, and escalation procedures.  Make recommendations to management on updates and changes needed.
Identify and troubleshoot hardware, software, operating system, mobility, and telecommunication issues.
Responsible for installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and resolving incidents with respect to networking and desktop environments, including LANs, WANs, remote access, and VPNs.
Perform diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigate causes, and recommend solutions to correct common failures utilizing remote access tools.
Responsible for performing installations and configuring computers/laptops using standard processes and tools.
Partner in a 24X5 global support team.  May be required to be on-call during specific times/projects.  Escalates complex problems to higher level of expertise within the organization.
Demonstrates compliance with all bank regulations for assigned job function and applies to designated job responsibilities – knowledge may be gained through coursework and on-the-job training. Keeps up to date on regulation changes. 

Service Desk Technician Qualifications
High school diploma or GED or the equivalent in vocational training.  College degree in information technology preferred.
Previous practical experience in a personal computer network environment.  One year of IT related Help Desk experience required.
A+ certification required.  MCDST (Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician) certification preferred.  
Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols and PC knowledge, including hardware and software configuration, directory tree structure, Windows Messaging services, Active Directory, and Internet Explorer.
Good working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office software package, Active Directory, and system management tools.  Proficient in MS Office Suite, Enterprise Networks, banking computer system, and print device troubleshooting in a networked environment.
Possess outstanding customer service skills and the ability to communicate highly technical information to both technical and non-technical staff.
Good research, analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.  Ability to manage time efficiently and work under stressful conditions.
Good working understanding of computer hardware architecture concepts and technology related terminology.  Ability to effectively log tickets in call tracking software.  
Basic understanding of accounting/record keeping.  Bank related experience preferred.
Demonstrate continuing education through independent studies, monthly subscriptions and periodicals.

Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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