Expedient is a provider of cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. Our technical solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on their own business innovation, while our team handles the information technology needed to support it.
We are hiring an IT Support Specialist in our Pittsburgh Operations Support Center. This full-time positionwill be responsible for monitoring the systems, networks and services as well as taking requests, fielding job tickets and responding to questions from Expedient clients.
This is a great tier 1 job opportunity for someone looking to get hands-on experience in a data center/networking/virtualization environment and start a career in IT with growth potential and professional development opportunities.This position has a shift ofSunday to Tuesday alternating WednesdaysORThursday through Saturday alternating Wednesdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.Flexibility to help provide backup coverage as needed is appreciated.
Sponsorship is NOTprovided.
Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
Process and prioritize incoming client phone calls, emailsand job ticket questions and/or requests for service-related assistance
Utilize the trouble ticket system to log all requests and problems/resolutions including documentation of special requests and customizations considered important for future support
Monitor the operational support systems to proactively identify service impacting events relating to IT, network and facility conditions
Check in clients to provide them with physical access to their servers and equipment using a strict level of security protocol
Communicate with clients and internal staff at regular intervals to ensure expectations are set and that appropriate attention is being paid to client requests
Escalate problems to the appropriate engineering disciplines within the organization or external vendors as required to achieve resolution

Minimum Qualifications:
Associate's degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience and industry technical certifications (for example: CCNA, CCENT,MCSE,CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+, etc.)
Demonstrated level of competency with internet technologies including:Principles of networking, Cisco, Juniper
Windows operating system
Familiarity with basic UNIX commands
DNS and WEB services

Experience in a technical support or helpdesk role requiring client support
Strong analytical and independent problem-solving skills
Professional and strong verbal communication skills
Ability to cover weekends or call-offs as needed
Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen
Ability to work 12-hour shifts

Physical Tasks/Demands:
Sitting- stationary/seated position during the work day in order to check in visitors
Walking- must be able escort visitors to their equipment;must be ableto walk the entire perimeter of the physical plant/data center several times during the shiftin order toconduct hands-onassessments and toensurebuilding safety compliance by checking doors, checking temperature in various areas of the server room/data center
Lifting- frequently lifts lightweight itemsand occasionally lifts heavyweight materials such as equipment, parts, computer and serverhardware
Dexterity- must be able to lock/unlock security cages, operate security kiosk and print out visitor badges, operate loading dock equipment; must be able to climb and balance oneself on a ladder, must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl into tight places to access computer hardware, to conduct safety checks, tomove equipment, install equipment, etc.as required

BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENTWe place a high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. We make education and training available to employeesthrough a robust, employee-driven training and tuitionreimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off; top-tier, affordable medical, dental and vision insurance; 401(k) with a generous match; a business casual dress code; and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providingits employees withan environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success. We stock our kitchens with free snacks and beverages for our employees.
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining yourinterest.
If this isnt the job for you, perhaps you have a friend who would be a perfect fit! Please share the following link so they can view/apply for this or any of our other current job opportunities: expedient.com/careers.
Expedient is an equal opportunityemployer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Associated topics: assistant, customer support, edi, information technology help desk, information technology support, msword, support, system support, technical support, troubleshoot

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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