The Academic Support team has the day-to-day responsibilities for configuring, implementing, and supporting approximately 8000 workstations and 7000 customers throughout Duke School of Medicine departments, institutes and centers. The role is for Device Support IT, focused on end user technical support.
This position is responsible for IT maintenance regarding workstations, printers, and peripheral devices, along with some ancillary support for application issues. Analysts are expected to be first point of contact for IT questions, liaison between DHTS and customer base in order to respond to business needs.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide primary support for issues pertaining to network, fileserver, desktop/laptop, printer, peripheral, and/or other user problems and when necessary, coordinate with other DHTS groups for a resolution. -
Participate in proactive device management and have strong communication skills, paying constant attention to customer needs. -
Ability to work independently to specific standards. -
Build, install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows/Mac based desktop/laptop computers, printers, and other peripherals (such as Smartphones and tablet devices). -
Install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot software applications. -
Maintain user account, group, and network security practices. -
Maintain accurate documentation and inventory of all deployed hardware and software, as well as procedures regarding end user device support and operations. -
Provide VoIP secondary technical support and provide customer training and orientation for use of the technology. -
Perform customer training on all necessary applications and hardware, review and enforce security policies -
Participate in the groups 24x7 on call rotation. -
Windows/Macintosh file sharing and application support. -
Ancillary AV support to supported conference rooms/end user -
Serve as a point contact to interact with application/equipment vendors -
Provide support for remote access and international travel -
Work with other group members as a team for all of the above.
Work requires a minimum of 2 years verifiable device support experience with Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience and training.
Excellent computer support skills, including current Windows and Mac OS X and a good understanding of workstation and file server operations, maintenance, and repair. -
Local area networks and communication fundamentals, including Microsoft Active Directory, Citrix presentation environment, database basic troubleshooting, not limited to server based connectivity issues. -
Understanding and basic knowledge of workstation remote management and software distribution. -
Excellent team skills, strong customer service focus, and positive personal behavior characteristics. -
Bachelors degree in computer science, mathematics, or related field, or equivalent coursework, technical training, or experience. -
Excellent oral and written communication skills with a customer service focus. -
Excellent technical documentation skills. -
Academic environment and/or Duke experience is desired
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