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Associate Help Desk Specialist

St. Louis, MO 63017 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 10/05/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 15667

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.
We are currently looking for an Associate Help Desk Specialist to join our team.
  • Provide live phone support employing a high degree of customer service, technical expertise, and timeliness.
  • Provide basic level remote IT assistance for problem resolution and escalate complex problems to higher tier personnel.
  • With moderate supervision, take ownership of an issue and follow through on a resolution with end users and other pertinent IT staff.
  • Track support calls in the Help Desk ticketing system.
  • Adhere to established standards and procedures in resolving problems.
  • Receive customer support requests via phone and email from employees and contractors worldwide in a fast-paced environment.
  • Use basic troubleshooting techniques to resolve or route issues pertaining to email problems or features, network connectivity, personal computer problems, and application problems.
  • Use multiple ticketing systems to document and route support case to the appropriate group(s) who can assist in resolving the issue.
  • Expect a case load of approximately 40-50 cases per day.
  • Regular interaction with various support groups and end-users at all levels.
  • Analyze problems and solve them creatively.
  • Ability to develop a strong knowledge of products, features, and services and how our customers use them.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize, and complete specified tasks on time.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written form.
  • Assist on special projects and escalations outside of normal call taking responsibilities without affecting the team goals for hold times and abandon rates or any personal goals.
  • Learn how to identify inefficiencies and work with leadership to improve the overall functionality of the support desk.
  • Ability to follow a defined day to day work schedule and be punctual for all duties.
Required Qualifications
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Resolve support cases via phone and email.
  • Strong background in support desk services.
  • Strong background in customer support and logical IT troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Solid team working skills in a fast-paced setting.
  • Ability to develop proficiency in the ticketing system.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in the MS Office suite.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule from 05:00 am to 11:59 pm any day of the week in 8-to-10-hour shifts.
  • A working knowledge of the Windows 10 operating system.
  • A working knowledge of Active Directory.
  • IT helpdesk experience required 6 Months -1 Year.
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience troubleshooting Windows 7 & 10 operating systems 6 Months-1 Year.
  • MS Office Applications and hardware platforms 6 Months-1 Year.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university.
  • Related Work Experience Number of Years.
  • IT Industry certifications (A+, Network+, etc.).
  • MS Office Applications and hardware platforms 6 Months-1 Year.

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.
Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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