Bilingual Desktop Support Engineer

  • Location

    Montreal, Canada

  • Sector:

    IT Support & Tech

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  • Contact:

    Janette Istifan

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Job Title: Bilingual Desktop Support Engineer

Type: Contract - 12 month

Location: Montréal, QC H3N 1X9

Starts: October 21st, 2019

Must Haves:

- Bilingual Fluent English Fluent French, this has been an issue with previous hires, please ensure you are screening properly for this
- Experience with Windows 10, Active Directory, Remote VPN troubleshooting
- Ability to troubleshoot software/hardware and answer remote troubleshooting questions is essential.
- Communication skills and a good attitude

Provide Level-1 technical support for supported desktops, laptops, and peripherals.

This includes the following activities:.
Correcting hardware problems with supported desktops, laptops and peripherals by coordinating support with OEM vendors.
Managing returns on warranted parts and systems.
Packaging and shipping replacement parts to customers.
Maintaining standard software configurations, including troubleshooting, loading and configuring software images, supported applications and drivers.
May participate in development of information technology and infrastructure projects.
Installing, supporting and troubleshooting approved desktop software.
Performing planned maintenance, moves, adds and changes.
Provide support services to employees with technical problems and information technology issues involving desktop, laptops, PDA or network services from local personnel or from employees using network remote access (VPN).
Provides timely resolution of problems or escalation on behalf of the customers to appropriate technical personnel.
Exercises judgment with defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
Ability to work on call after hours as required
Communicate effectively with multiple customers and co-workers.

Consulting with the Service Desk on support calls.
Able to communicate highly technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
Providing Case status updates to management and end-users.
Providing phone support and diagnostics to remote customers.
Participating in training programs designed to educate customers about basic and specialized applications.
Develops, documents, and implements standard operating procedures and customer service guidelines relating to Desktop Managed Services support

Strong customer service skills.
Reliability and a strong sense of responsibility.
Ability to work independently and take ownership.
Solid technical and analytical skills required.
Ability to troubleshoot, support, and repair software and hardware for desktop and laptop computers.
Knowledge of supported Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Experience with Active Directory administration.
Knowledge of installation, configuration, use and troubleshooting techniques of supported versions of Microsoft Office.
Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with a wide range of customers with varying computer abilities

Associate's Degree or equivalent experience required.

A+ Certification recommended.
MCTS, MCITP, MCPD, MCM preferred.
ITIL Certification preferred.