IBM is seeking to employ a Long-Term Deskside Support Representative. This role performs varying degrees of problem determination and resolution of desktop hardware and software problems through the effective use of available technical resources, per contracted service level agreements. They may also perform Installs, Moves, Adds, and Change (IMAC) activities. They are responsible for resolving problems and performing IMAC's within Service Level Agreement (SLA) objectives and completing all related administrative duties. As the main interface to the customer, they need to understand the local and regional infrastructure and key contacts in the other competencies, i.e. network team, service desk, etc., in order to ensure that the proper team is aware of and action taken on the problem. Demonstrated customer communication and business skills are therefore needed since direct customer interaction is often required. Accordingly, they have a direct impact on customer satisfaction, and therefore, need to understand their account/site environment.
· Resolving customer hardware/software workstation problem tickets
· Technical knowledge of the supported platform
· Working knowledge of the hardware
· Resolving tickets within the customer SLA
· Demonstrating verbal and written communication skills are preferred
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
High School Diploma/GED
At least 2 years deskside support experience
Strong oral and written communication skills in English are required.
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
5+ years of relevant general Information Technology experience required or experience in the Insurance Industry.
Proven ability and track record in resolving hardware, software, data and communication system problems.
Proven customer service and problem solving skills, providing remote support services.
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.