Technical Support Specialist
Company: Software Guidance & Assistance
Posted on: October 12, 2018
Technical Support Specialist Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Technical Support Specialist for a RIGHT TO HIRE assignment with one of our premier Insurance clients in Bethlehem, PA. Responsibilities : Monitor the Service Now (GSC) ticket queue for incoming incidents and requests and resolve or escalate these tickets Monitor the Zenoss Monitoring and Alerting Dashboard and apply Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to respond to alerts/warnings and fix them Identify reporting alert trends or non-actionable alerts Escalate to 3rd level support team as directed Monitor BSM (synthetic transactions) to confirm a "green "state for applications Participate in bridge calls as needed to help resolve system outages and restore services to users and partners Update the GSC cases he/she takes with notes on the progress and resolution of the case Create Knowledgebase entries to educate and help coworkers as directed by senior members of the team Suggest defects and product/infrastructure enhancements to improve stability Perform Incident and Problem management based on ITIL principles Required Skills: Citrix skills including familiarity with Director Console and Studio Console Microsoft Windows Active Directory (AD) Users and Computers administration Management of locked accounts using Splunk to diagnose the cause of lockouts Experience performing large-scale OS Patching for Windows and Linux environments Unix/Linux/Windows skills Basic understanding of networking topics/troubleshooting VMWare Cisco UCS Familiarity with AWS including: AWS Core Services, Terraform, Security Groups, Jenkins SSL Certificate management creation/renewal - public/private key knowledge Basic Scripting via PowerShell or Unix Shell Scripting The soft skills of the successful candidate will include the following: Excellent written and spoken English language skills with an ability to speak loudly and clearly Excellent client-service skills (communication, ownership, follow-up, etc.) A "get things done " attitude with a willingness to speak up and give opinions, answers and guidance without, necessarily, being specifically asked to do so Ability to explain difficult concepts in clear, easily understood terms Experience providing support on infrastructure as opposed to "how to " questions on applications Comfortable with "crisis " situations that require quick thinking, problem definition and diagnosis skills Ability to speak confidently with Developers and Engineers A natural intellectual curiosity The desire to get to the root cause of issues and work to prevent recurrence The following workflow tools will be used throughout the work day: Service Now Jakarta Microsoft Office or O365 Zenoss Skype BSM SharePoint Workday Work Hours: 8 hours per day, 5 days per week, or 12 hours per day 3 days per week depending on needs. The shifts can vary across a 24-hour clock. Shifts may be changed every four months to vary work days. The EOC is open 7 days per week and requires on-site coverage 24/7. Candidates should be available to start working as soon as possible. After a period of training and familiarization with our tools and processes, we may allow alterations to work schedules, provided our coverage needs are met. There is a possibility of travel within the continental United States for training purposes. The candidate must be willing to travel and able to travel. The trips may be up to two times per year for up to several days per visit (but probably far less). SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
Keywords: Software Guidance & Assistance, Bethlehem , Technical Support Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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