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Tier II Service Desk Specialist

Company: NuAxis Innovations
Location: Brookline
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

We're going places, hop on board. Our value is in our employees - smart, passionate, and fun people. Grow with us! As a growing business, every NuAxis Innovations employee impacts the success and direction of this company. We all share a true passion for technology and enjoy working together to develop solutions, share ideas, and exchange knowledge. At NuAxis Innovations, we celebrate diversity and the unique perspective each team member brings to his/her job, team, and community. We are currently seeking a talented and motivated Tier II Service Desk Specialist for a Full-Time position. Job Summary The Service Desk Specialist must possess and apply expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. The Service Desk Specialist is required to meet contract Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for incident Response, Update, Handoff, and Resolution times. The Service Desk Specialist must follow published Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Knowledge Base Articles (KBAs), but may also be called to perform additional activities, developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. Must contribute to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable. Essential Functions: Responds and diagnoses problems through discussion with users and hands-on assistance. Provides on-site support to end-users on a variety of issues. Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems. Responds to tickets assigned by Tier 1. Ensures all assigned tickets are updated and moving towards a successful resolution in a manner that meets or exceeds SLAs. Documents, tracks, and monitors tickets to ensure a timely resolution. Provides second-tier support to users' applications or hardware issues. Interacts with network services, software systems engineering, and/or applications development to restore service and/or identify and correct core problems. Simulates or recreates user problems to resolve operating difficulties. Recommends systems modifications to reduce user problems. Performs Moves, Adds, and Changes (MAC) Support-Incident Management: Provide impact- and priority-based Incident categorization in order to track the progress of all incidents and restore degraded or disrupted services as quickly as possible: Escalate tickets based on expertise and appropriate group membership Answer customer telephone calls and emails to the SD in accordance with the applicable SLAs during Normal Working Hours Monitor voicemails and emails left for the SD Log Incidents and Service Requests into the ITSM. Ensure that all Incidents are promptly and accurately documented in ITSM so that up-to-date information is available at all times. Track Incident from the first report to remediation Perform initial diagnosis and analysis of Incidents and provide immediate resolution and recovery if possible. Use remote control tools to assist and resolve customer Incidents as initial resolution, providing warm handoff escalation of Incidents that cannot be immediately resolved Escalate tickets as required by the applicable Service Level Agreements (SLAs) Communicate system outages in accordance with established standardized operating procedures (SOP) to appropriate government points of contacts and Users using government-provided tools and communication methods and continue ongoing communications until the Incident has been resolved and all services have been restored Follow-up on resolved Incidents to check the quality, get customer concurrence of incident closure, and report customer satisfaction Work with Operational and other teams to ensure final summary, review. analysis, resolution, and lessons learned are documented in Incident Reports for all major Incidents and unplanned service outages and submitted in writing to government management Establish (or update existing ones) and maintain data in the Known Error Database (KEDB); document workarounds and generate known to error sub-processes to facilitate quicker diagnosis and resolution for future Incidents Proactively monitor Automated Call Distribution (ACD) calls, Incidents, and Service Request workflows, processes, and queues to immediately identify and address performance issues that will impact the delivery of services to Users Ensure non-IT requests are properly routed to appropriate support organizations. Ticket Updates: Update or ensure that all tickets are updated in a manner that meets the applicable SLAs: Update tickets by adding work log information as required by the applicable SLAs Monitor status of all open tickets and escalate as required Coordinate resolution with other internal and external teams, as appropriate Check the assigned tickets queue on regular basis throughout the NWH Provide advice and guidance to the Users regarding restoration of interrupted service Verify ticket resolution with the User Provide advice and guidance to Users regarding restoration of interrupted service Ticket Closure: No ticket can be closed without concurrence from the User that the ticket has, in fact, been fully resolved and that the service has been restored. When an issue is resolved, change the status of the ticket to "Resolved". Follow up periodically to verify the service meets client expectations; close when completed. Incident Handling and Management: Assume responsibility for resolving Incidents in a manner that meets or exceeds the applicable SLAs and OLAs. Escalate and/or seek assistance if other support teams are not being responsive to requests for assistance. Maintain status of all open tickets in a manner that meets the SLAs and OLAs. Problem Handling and Management: Continuously review Incident data as well as other sources of information to identify trends that may lead to the discovery of a common cause of incoming incidents. When such a cause is determined, create a Problem ticket and link all related Incident tickets to it. Upon resolution of the Problem ticket, update all related Incident tickets. Education/Certification: The ability to obtain at least one (1) of the following: Current Microsoft Certified exam qualifying as a Microsoft Office Specialist for Office 2007 or later Certifications in ITILv4 Foundations Help Desk Institute's HDI certification Customer Service Representative Certification Experience: At least 2 years of current experience in participating in a desk-side support environment. Does this opportunity sound like a fit for you? If so, join our talent community and click to apply now!! Our Profile: NuAxis is an IT Services firm providing innovative solutions to the U.S. Federal Government using state-of-the-art technologies, architectures, and life cycle management. We are a Certified Microsoft Partner with extensive Microsoft technologies experience. Our services portfolio includes Project Management, Application Development, Infrastructure Management, and Security Management. We offer competitive salaries, an attractive benefits package, and the opportunity to learn from experts. High technology small business with long-standing U.S. Federal Government experience * Visionary executive leadership * Expert professional services team comprised of highly skilled engineers and software developers * Rapid growth over the last several years. NuAxis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled. Employment contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. At NuAxis Innovations, we are committed to a comprehensive employee benefits program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a healthy work/life balance. NuAxis Innovations benefits include medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, disability, basic and supplemental life insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and additional voluntary benefits. More specific information on benefits eligibility will be provided as part of the interview process. #NAI #DICE

Keywords: NuAxis Innovations, Brookline , Tier II Service Desk Specialist, Other , Brookline, Massachusetts

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