Desktop Support Engineer
Provides support assistance to users in the operation of end-user technologies via telephone, remote desktop, and/or in-person. Performs installation of computer hardware and software, computer accounts management, and preventive maintenance. Provides troubleshooting and resolution for maintaining client-side computer hardware and software which may include travel to our health centers throughout Maricopa County. Position requires current expertise with implemented desktop operating systems, software and hardware. Work is performed under coordination from the Technology Support Supervisor.
Every Adelante employee will strive to maximize their performance and contribution to Adelante Healthcare and the community we serve every day. Employees are expected work in a manner that demonstrates a commitment to quality, patient safety, employee engagement, innovation, and the highest standards of personal integrity, professionalism and competence.
OUR CORE VALUES
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution and five (5) or more years experience providing information technology services related to this position; Certificates from recognized programs that indicate mastery of tools and techniques relevant to the assignment may substitute for up to six months of experience.
- Demonstrated technology troubleshooting skills and critical thinking
- Demonstrated experience and understanding of current client computing hardware components and their interrelationships for PC, Android, IOS, and MacOS, platforms
- Working knowledge of printer technologies and their associated equipment
- Excellent communication skills in person, over the phone and via email
- Must be able to learn new technical concepts quickly and readily
- Must have comprehensive knowledge with computers in general as well as current Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office 365 products and the Internet
- Must be able to work well in a team environment, as well as on an individual basis, and have a desire to help the end users
- Have a desire to help others resolve problems
- Competency in working with people of various cultures
- Familiarity with Windows Server including print management and task scheduling
- Experience with SCCM, Active Directory and Group Policy
- Experience supporting SaaS in an enterprise environment
- Evidence of valid Arizona drivers license and current auto insurance
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Prioritization and multi-task skills are required
- Valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety for all specialty behavioral health locations
NONESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Intermediate knowledge of local & wide area network (LAN and WAN) systems
- Apple systems and products (iOS/macOS) experience a plus
- Help Desk Institute (HDI)
- CompTIA A+ CompTIA Network+ CompTIA Security++
- Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician
- ITIL Foundation
The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job related selection or promotional criteria.
- Show proficiency in lower tier responsibilities
- Perform operating system and application package upgrades, installations, and reconfiguration in support of development and production services
- Identify opportunities for process, systems, and application improvements
- Work as a member of a team in Windows and MacOS environments providing technical support for client workstations and related technology devices
- Provide expert technical knowledge and advice, including installation, testing, and evaluation of new software, monitoring, and support of systems
- Recommend and implement appropriate changes to increase system security
- Configures, installs, and supports desktop computers, laptop computers, handheld devices, monitors, portable data storage devices, and other general peripherals.
- Provides enhanced desktop and end-user support service to VIP customers.
- Desktop support experience with MAC devices and peripherals.
- Configures IT devices for secure operation, including installation of security software, software updates, and other configurations as required.
- Connects and configures IT devices to use computer networks.
- Diagnoses hardware and software failures communicate the remediation plans to users and provides status updates.
- Provides software support for users (as identified by the task), including basic to advanced software operations and general use of computers and peripherals.
- Supports desktop maintenance, including inventory and software distribution, and security maintenance, including virus updates and patch management.
- Provides virtual assistance sessions such as Windows Remote Assistance.
- Adapts to various types of situations, clients, and tools.
- Uses an IT ticket system, is responsible for receiving and tracking trouble tickets and requests, assigns them to a technical specialist (could be themselves or someone else) for action and ensures that their tickets are resolved, and closed out with the customer and in the system.
- Tracks and updates the movement of all IT assets (laptops, desktops, printers, etc.)
- Maintains a professional attitude and appearance, while always providing excellent customer service, including maintaining a good work ethic and assisting other analysts when needed.
- Participates in troubleshooting of issues with the drive towards root cause identification.
- Serve as mentor and coach to lower tier personnel
- Collaborates and teams with others on a variety of technology and technology support projects
- Provide excellent customer service. Maintain a pleasant and helpful manner; listen patiently when people are upset on the phone, email, or in person.
- Act as customer problem solver, maintaining a constructive and positive attitude.
- Create end-user and departmental documentation
Additional Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintain current awareness and expertise on available desktop operating systems, applications, services, and methods
- Visit vendors to observe demonstration of systems software as requested and report findings to supervisor
- Identify and attend relevant training and education
- Available via cell phone for business communications
- Drive to multiple company locations to perform duties
- Perform other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time
- Perform duties during weekends, holidays, late or early shifts as needed
All employees are responsible for promoting and participating in interdisciplinary communication and collaboration to enhance the delivery of quality across the health care system. Employees should maintain an environment which supports and engages patients and co-workers in a caring team based model to promote wellness and improve health outcomes.
Adherence to Compliance and Code of Conduct
All employees are required to comply with Adelante Healthcares written standards, including its Compliance Program and Standards of Conduct, policies and procedures and reporting of any conduct that potentially violates Adelantes legal or compliance requirements. Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the regular performance evaluation.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit for long periods of time, is required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb steps/stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; smell; manage stress as it relates to essential job functions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds without assistance, and may occasionally be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time when traveling to various clinic sites. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be subject to health hazards (contagious diseases, blood borne pathogens, etc.) when working in the clinic area.
In any organization or job, changes take place over time. Although an effort will be made to keep job-related information current, this is not an all-inclusive list of job responsibilities. Adelante Healthcare, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the business need arises. In compliance with EEOC 29 CFR part 1630, if the essential functions of this position cannot be performed in a satisfactory manner by the employee, further accommodations shall be made if it does not constitute undue hardships upon this organization.