Desktop Analyst in Lewisville, TX at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/13/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 55478

Desktop Analyst. A short-term contract role is available with our client and in this Desktop Analyst role, you will fully own the evaluation of hardware and software requests that support current and future IT requirements. Responsible for evaluating client requests, prioritizing and coordinating case workflow and managing client escalations. Resource is for a project to help retire old assets and move those users using those assets to a client standard.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Coordinates the fulfillment of detailed service requests and assists in the resolution of advanced problems in high availability environment.
  • Requires working knowledge of: all hardware, hardware build, configuration, compatibility, upgrades, diagnostics and troubleshooting, and desktop based security methodologies.
  • Requires troubleshooting capabilities of the operating systems, and OS modifications.
  • May install and configures non-standard and legacy applications.
  • May assist with the resolution of advanced issues.
  • Work well both independently and as a member of a high performance team.

Required Skills:

  • Needs to be proficient in imaging Windows computers
  • Needs to understand how to migrate a users computer from Windows 7 OS to Windows 10, including coping and moving all data from local storage to cloud storage before migration of the computer.
  • Requires working knowledge of infrastructure technology.
  • Two year degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to motivate and direct team members to build productive, cooperative work teams.
  • Proactive, innovative, and creative in meeting customer and enterprise needs.
  • Proficient PC skills; including working knowledge.
  • Thorough knowledge of business unit's functions and applications.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Understanding of project management theory and team dynamics.
  • Proven ability to effectively collaborate with others, initiate action, and adapt to change
  • Experience supporting multi-platform environments including the following: Windows 2000/XP Professional, Microsoft Office Professional Suite, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Visual Basic, Citrix Access Gateway, Symantec AV suite, and Altiris.
  • Good understanding of the following hardware and network topologies/protocols: HP and Dell desktops, laptops, network hubs, Ethernet and TCP/IP protocol
  • Individual may participate in a rotating primary support role. This includes after hour and weekend support as required
  • Periodic travel to support business initiatives is required.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.