IT Technical Support Specialist

in Irvine, CA

IT Technical Support Specialist Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    860046

  • Req #

    2022-860046

  • Job Location

    Irvine, CA 92602, US

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Job Type

    Full Time

Allied Universal®, North America’s leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions!

POSITION OVERVIEW

Allied Universal is currently seeking a Support Desk Technical Specialist for the Corporate IT team.  The fundamental responsibility of the Support Desk Specialist is to provide technical support and training with software and hardware to internal end-users primarily through in-bound phone calls.  On-call rotation with the other members of the department team.  Additional responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide assistance to internal customers on software and hardware issues and questions
  • Configure and maintain hardware including PC, notebooks, printers, etc.
  • Provide training and documentation for Allied Universal Security Services standard and custom applications
  • Assist with various projects and support as assigned
  • Maintain network security, User account creation/administration.
  • Assist network operations in maintaining network connectivity

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma plus education in Computer Science.  At least 1-2 years previous help desk experience is strongly preferred.  A positive, friendly attitude towards internal clients is essential to provide a high level of customer service using excellent communication skills to all levels of employees and management.  The ideal candidate must also be familiar with the following: 

  • Active Directory experience
  • Operating systems (Windows 2007/2008/2010)
  • Familiarity with data communications equipment and software
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
  • Custom Applications (ERP,CRM)
  • Previous Support Desk experience preferred
  • Must have  automobile.  Occasional travel is required
  • Ability to lift and carry computer equipment to 45 lbs.
  • Comp TIA A+, MCP,  MCSE,  MCSA,  MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist), HDI certifications are preferred. 

Pay Rate: $20.96 hour 

Additional Information

Who We Are

Men and women who have served in the military are an integral part of Allied Universal and we salute our veterans and extend gratitude for your service.

Military service members are often on the front lines, sacrificing everything to protect our freedom. And at Allied Universal, these unsung heroes help do their part to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in every corner of our communities.

When they join our ranks, they bring with them leadership attributes, significant life experiences and military core values that are a perfect fit to be successful among a large security force, helping to make a difference in our communities.

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