Internship Opportunity

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Technology Support Specialist

Organization:
City of Markham
Industry:
Government
Number of Positions:
1
Application Deadline:
Jan 21, 2022
Start Date:
Feb 01, 2022
End Date:
Jul 29, 2022
Division:
Location:
Markham,ON

Job Description:

TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

 

SCOPE:

Reporting to the Technology Support Coordinator, you will work as a member of the Desktop Support Team providing exceptional client support in all aspects of system environment and possess a keen appreciation of customer service and technology

 

DUTIES:

You will work as part of the System & Technology Support team providing ongoing support to internal customer departments by ensuring the uninterrupted delivery of a quality, integrated service to customers through information technology.  This includes but not limited to:

Installs and configures computer and peripherals in data network.
Manage, Maintain and monitor SCCM, Antivirus, Print Servers and related hardware.
Manage and Coordinate release of antivirus updates, patches/critical updates and service packs on a timely basis.
Create and manage application deployment objects for new and existing software
Develop, automate and execute enterprise desktop, laptop and tablets imaging and deployment methodology
Maintain hardware Inventory (computer, printer and other peripheral equipment’s).
Develop document and Maintain up-to-date installation and configuration procedures.
Provide 2nd/3rd level of support by timely responding, diagnosing and restoring the normal services as quickly as possible. 
Responsibilities require working outside business hours on a scheduled basis, or sometimes with little advanced notice.
Maintain and/or acquire knowledge and skills relating to SCCM (for desktop imaging, software ,security and service packs deployments), Server Hardware and Desktop Technology
Work with external vendors to ensure outstanding work orders are resolved or outstanding issues are being addressed in a timely manner
Preparing systems operations documentation
Diagnosing and resolving hardware and related software problems
Log, resolve, update, and close calls in Enterprise Ticket Management System.
Report all exceptions in completing operational duties.
Provide status reports to immediate supervisor
Assist clients in setup, configure and troubleshoot Audio Visual system. maintaining, troubleshooting and administering networks, computer workstations and peripherals

 

GENERAL SKILLS

Excellent understanding of support and networking methodologies and standards
Understanding/knowledge of:  Digital Video Camera, media streaming technology, Digital Camera, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, CD Recordable and Rewritable , PDA, Media Projector, and portable computer docking stations
Understanding/knowledge of one of the following an asset:  Unix, Local and Wide Area Network, Routers,
Strong independent self-starter
Excellent troubleshooting, problem solving, analytical, organizational, time management, customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills
Team and process/results oriented
Strong work ethics, a fast learner, and a logical thinker
Able to work well under pressure, in a fast paced environment

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

College Diploma in Computer Science or related discipline combined with a minimum of two years technical support experience, including computer hardware repair experience; troubleshooting experience with PC architecture and operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, basic electronic circuits, TCP/IP protocol and services, Network Hubs and/or Switches, Network Print Servers, Internet, inter-network security and virus protection technologies, and data/voice cabling methodologies; demonstrated experience with multi-platform system operation, the problem solving process, popular desktop applications (including Adobe products, Microsoft Office suite, Project, and other products; experience with technical or non-technical documentation

Experience with common desktop imaging and deployment methodologies will be considered an asset. 

You are an independent self-starter with a strong focus on customer service and teamwork.  Logical thinker with excellent troubleshooting skills. 

Excellent communications (both written and verbal), organizational and time management skills.

Strong research skills and willingness to be current with applicable knowledge of existing and emerging information technologies.

A/V expertise is considered an asset. Any professional designation a plus

 Valid class “G” Ontario Driver’s license is required.

 

 

 

Employer Question 1:

Do you require any accommodations for the interviewing and recruitment process?

Employer Question 2:

Are you legally eligible to work in Canada for the entire duration of this internship?

Employer Question 3:

Are you able and willing to travel for this role?