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Job Details

Senior Helpdesk Technician

Company name
Expedient Data Centers

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Employment Type

Help Desk, It

Posted on
Feb 04,2019

Valid Through
May 20,2019

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Senior Helpdesk Technician

Operations Support Center - Pittsburgh, PA - Full Time

Expedient is a provider of cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. Our technical solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on their own business innovation, while our team handles the information technology needed to support it.

We are a CRN Top 100 Data Center and Solutions Provider, a Top Workplace winner for the past four consecutive years, ranked among the Top 10 Managed Service Providers and we are one of a select few vendors positioned in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service.

This full-time position, available in any one of our 7 market cities, will be responsible for acting as the technical subject matter expert for our internal Information Technology infrastructure; heavily involved in project work to keep this infrastructure up to date and constantly available. This position will be required to offer occasional support to employees and end-user requests for assistance as they are escalated by other members of the Helpdesk Specialist team. The Senior Helpdesk Technician will also be responsible for creating and updating job tickets and provide written documentation as problems are resolved. The primary focus of this position is to keep Expedient's internal IT Infrastructure continuously available, secure and up-to-date while mentoring other team members who focus on end-user support.

Sponsorship is not provided.

Direct applicants only apply ~ Expedient does not accept applicants from 3rd party recruiters.


Provide back-up support when escalated, as needed, by front-line Helpdesk Specialists

Technical project work to install and update critical pieces of our Internal IT Infrastructure

Proactively monitor and asses Internal IT Systems to prevent downtime for a 24x7x365 operation

Deployment and configuration of laptops, desktops, IP phones, smartphones, tablets, remote access VPNs, electronic faxing, projectors, printers, basic phone setup, cell phone initialization

Responsible for tracking and auditing end-user hardware and software licensing

Assist end-users with installation, configuration and troubleshooting of hardware and software

Provide desk-side or remote assistance to end-users in the use of existing and new technologies, hardware, and software

Work with the recruiting team for new-user training and the on-boarding process

Identify and recommend enhancements to the overall internal IT infrastructure

Required Technical Skills

A minimum of 4 years on the job within a helpdesk or IT support role, at a mid-high level

Thorough working knowledge of Windows Workstation and Server OS, MS Office 365

Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Group Policies, DNS,DHCP, and IP Networking

Experience with Microsoft WSUS, SCCM, WDS

Experience with Symantec Antivirus

Experience with Cisco IP Phones, Cisco Call Manager, or other phone systems

Capable of workstation image management

The ability to effectively support remote users via phone, email, and desktop remote control software

The ability to provision and support wireless networking infrastructure

Laptop, desktop, and server repair & troubleshooting

Mobile device troubleshooting (iPhone, iPad, Android, Surface)

Proficient analytical fault isolation and troubleshooting skills

Non-technical Requirements

Patience and the ability to consistently maintain a professional demeanor even in stressful situations as well as effectively explain complex concepts to others who may be less technically adept

Strong problem-solving skills

Strong organization and documentation skills; all work documentation is captured in job ticket details and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for use by other members of the team

Superior verbal and written communications skills as this role will be corresponding with all levels within the organization

Ability to lift objects weighing up to 40 pounds

Demonstrated ability to self-manage work, prioritize and handle multiple, often time-sensitive responsibilities

Must pass pre-employment drug screen


We place an extremely high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. We make education and training available to all employees through a robust training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off, top-tier, extremely affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success.

To apply please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest.

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Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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