Technical Engineer


Salary:

$23.75 - 27.50/hr

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Date Posted:

May 24, 2019

Employment Type:

Contract

Job Reference:

00294-0010951034

Staffing Area:

Technology & IT


Description
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Coordinate, install, diagnose, repair, maintain, and upgrading all organizational hardware, software, and third-party services while ensuring optimal performance.
• Hardware, software, and services include, but not limited to, desktop, laptop, tablet/mobile devices, network hardware, peripheral devices, printing/scanning devices, presentation equipment, IoT devices, and various software products and services.
• Monitor incoming requests and troubleshoot problem areas in person, by telephone, or via work order in a timely and accurate fashion; and provide end-user assistance where required.
• Train and guide staff on computer hardware and software usage.
• Update and maintain hardware and software inventory and critical activities.
• Liaise with third-party support/service providers as necessary.
• Install and support staff computer and endpoint security software - monitor event logs for threats and risks and take corrective actions.
• Assist with scheduled backup jobs - monitor logs, swap media, and perform restores as needed.
• Facilitate setup of A/V equipment for meetings and presentation and ensure optimal operation and accurate inventory of equipment.
• Assist with network account/access creation and deletion following department guidelines.
• Recommend, purchase, and implement systems to ensure the reliability of systems.
• Assist telecommunications manager with telephone and voicemail account setup, minor programming, and troubleshooting problems.
• Support development and implementation of department projects and long-term strategies for meeting future organizational needs.
• Stay current with broader industry and technology trends and update job knowledge by participating in educational/developmental opportunities.
• Perform other related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Minimum Education - bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science/engineering or a related field.
• One to three years in a technical helpdesk or desktop support. Working experience in performing arts and not-for-profit, preferred.
• Working experience in and knowledge of:
o Windows and Mac OS, hardware, software, and components troubleshooting.
o Office productivity and collaboration platforms, preferably MS Office 365.
o Helpdesk ticketing, workflow, and SLA management.
o AD, DNS, virtualization, cybersecurity.
o End-user support and training.
o Current support protocols, policies, and procedures.Preferred Certifications: CompTIA A+, CompTIA, Network+, MCP, ACMT, Project Management.
• Must be Highly dependable and punctual.
• Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment; must also possess the ability to work independently with a sense of urgency.
• Effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; including strong customer service orientation.
• Must always maintain professionalism.
• Enjoys working with and helping people and learning new technologies.
• Ability to follow directions and established processes; highly organized with strong task management skills.
• Sound analytical abilities and problem-solving skills.
• Successful in fast-paced and quickly changing environments.
Requirements
Basic Network Troubleshooting, Basic Troubleshooting, Hardware Troubleshooting, Network Troubleshooting

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