IT Field Support Technician
IT Field Support Supervisor
Works under general supervision of the IT Field Support Supervisor. Provides primary support of hardware and software solutions deployed in various retail locations. Expertise to resolve user problems presented from the end users through the Support Service Desk.
- Answers, evaluates, and prioritizes service requests received via telephone, voice mail, email, and in-person for users’ computer performance
- Problem identification and resolution resource, including answering questions, providing advice, troubleshooting, and following-up to assist users. Coordinates user problem resolution with other departments if necessary and tracks and reports recurring problems
- Logs and tracks issues using problem management database, and maintains history records and related problem documentation
- Interfaces with end users to acquire, move, add, or change desktop / laptop hardware and software systems and ability to independently analyze the customer requirements and develop appropriate solutions to meet expected service levels
- Analyzes and corrects problems using documented procedures, available tools, and personal knowledge and skills
- Brainstorms with team members to resolve more complex problems and escalates difficult issues to Senior Technician for more technical assistance
- Keep peers / manager informed of trends, significant problems and delays, customers informed of global problems or scheduled downtime, and customers updated on status of reported problems or projects
- Learns current inter-company retail software systems and aid current IT team in support and troubleshooting
- Coordinates preventative maintenance and vendor services as necessary
- Initiative: Spotting opportunities within a circle of influence; anticipating threats and acting on them; self-starting rather than waiting passively until the situation demands action.
- Oral Communication: Shaping and expressing ideas and information in an effective manner.
- Planning and Organizing: Setting priorities and defining actions, time, and resources needed to achieve predefined goals.
- Problem Solving: Having the ability to identify problems and issues of varying complexities and to find effective solutions with few guidelines.
- Teamwork: Working as a productive member of a cohesive group toward a common goal, and contributing to team development and effective team dynamics.
- Usage of Technical Expertise: Acquiring and applying technical and functional knowledge in one's own technological area of specialty.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
This job is in a store/retail environment
Must be able to perform repetitious hand/eye movement. Must be able to sit for long periods of time. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. Must be able to drive.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday, but will also include daytime non Monday through Friday, nights and weekends, rotating or changing shift, or retail schedule/hours.
Required Education and Experience
- HS diploma
- Minimum 3 years verifiable technology remote support
Preferred Education and Experience
- Two or four year degree
- Industry certifications a plus
- Understanding of ITIL
Additional Eligibility Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)
- Ability to deal with stress and changing priorities
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work calmly under pressure, multi-task, and prioritize
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Strong troubleshooting skills
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.