IT Engineer – Latham, NY

SUMMARY

Responsible for remote and onsite technical support for IntegraOptics employees.   Activities include administration of Windows server environments, hardware and software deployments, managing internal help desk tickets, and follow up for unresolved requests.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide remote / on-site technical support for end-users and workstations.
  • Respond to requests for technical assistance via phone or electronically.
  • Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues.
  • Research questions using available information resources.
  • Advise customers on appropriate action and follow-up.
  • Log all help desk interactions into company ticketing system.
  • Identify, prioritize and escalate support tickets requiring urgent attention.
  • Follow up on reassigned unresolved requests.
  • Remote and on-site support and administration for Windows server environments
  • Remote and on-site support and administration for hosted solutions
  • Utilize our remote management tools to provide remote user and system support
  • Assist technical team with hardware and software deployment efforts including installing, upgrading and supporting IT systems.
  • Configure hardware including, but not limited to, workstations, servers, switches, routers, and firewalls.
  • Install and configure authorized software.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Associates degree in Computer Science or Information Technology field, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Microsoft Certified Professional strongly preferred.
  • 2 to 5 years applicable experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Highly driven, self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as contribute to a team.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects

Working Experience in the following Areas is Desirable:

  • Active Directory / Group Policy
  • AntiVirus products
  • Backup and Recovery solutions
  • Cisco networking: CCNA or higher
  • Disaster Recovery solutions
  • Desktop support
  • DFS
  • Firewalls:Cisco ASA\Sophos UTM preferred
  • Malware removal
  • Office365
  • MS Office suite
  • Network services:  DNS | DHCP | TCPIP
  • Network switching
  • Network & Local Printers
  • Scripting with Kixtart or VBScript
  • SmartPhones: Android, iPhone, Windows
  • Tablets: Android, iPhone, Surface
  • TCP/IP
  • Terminal Services
  • Virtualization:  MS Hyper-V / VMWare
  • Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10/Mac OS
  • Desktop Imaging Software
  • Database SQL/MySQL
  • Basic Knowledge of Linux
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2012 /
  • VPN technologies
  • ShoreTel VoIP phone system
  • ERP\CRM
  • Autotask a plus
  • Sharepoint knowledge a plus
  • Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Project Management software – such as Jira, Microsoft Project Planner

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Occasional = 1-5%

Interested in this opportunity?
Apply online: Integra Optics Application for Employment

DISCLAIMER 

The information in this description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.