Help Desk - Technical Support Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA, USA ● Virtual Req #303
Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Technical Support Engineer

Summary of Position:

Technical Support Engineer provides enterprise-level assistance to our customers. They are responsible for diagnosing and troubleshooting software and hardware problems and help our customers install applications and programs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Using email and chat applications, provide answers to simple IT issues. For more complex problems that require nuanced instruction, direct contact with clients via phone and/or written instructions and technical manuals.
  • Own reported customer issues ensuring problems are resolved through to resolution
  • Research, diagnose, troubleshoot and identifying solutions to resolve system issues
  • Follow standard procedures for proper escalation of unresolved issues to the appropriate internal teams
  • Research and identify solutions to software and hardware issues
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues, including account setup and network configuration
  • Ask customers targeted questions to quickly understand the root of the problem
  • Track computer system issues through to resolution, within agreed time limits
  • Talk clients through a series of actions, either via phone, email or chat, until they’ve
  • solved a technical issue
  • Properly escalate unresolved issues to appropriate internal teams (e.g. software developers)
  • Provide prompt and accurate feedback to customers
  • Refer to internal database or external resources to provide accurate tech solutions
  • Ensure all issues are properly logged
  • Prioritize and manage several open issues at one time
  • Follow up with clients to ensure their IT systems are fully functional after troubleshooting
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports
  • Document technical knowledge in the form of notes and manuals
  • Maintain collegial relationships with clients
  • Live by the standards set by the Verisma Core Values and ensure that business is transacted accurately and with the highest ethical standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or relevant field
  • Proven work experience as a Technical Support Engineer, Desktop Support Engineer, IT Help Desk Technician or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with Windows/Linux/Mac OS environments
  • Understanding of computer systems, mobile devices and other tech products
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot basic technical issues
  • Familiarity with remote desktop applications and help desk software (eg. Zendesk)
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to provide step-by-step technical help, both written and verbal
  • Additional certification in Microsoft, Linux, Cisco or similar technologies is a plus

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Other details

  • Job Family IT / Technical Support
  • Job Function Help Desk
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $48,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $52,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Virtual