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Service Desk Technician I

NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC • Hauppauge, NY

Posted 12 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - Up to 25%
Experience - 0 to 1 year(s)
Degree - 2 Year Degree
Accounting - Finance, Other Great Industries
Information Technology, Installation - Maint - Repair, Professional Services


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Job Description

Service Desk Technician I


The Service Desk Technician I is responsible for being a primary support contact for computer end-users regarding computer, software and printer problems as well as managing issues and general computer support for NorthStar Financial Services, LLC (“NFS") and all of its associated subsidiaries. In addition, this position ensures all activities performed adhere to ISO 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS) and protect the integrity, confidentiality and availability of customer data by participating in annual information and network security training acceptance spot checks on an ad hoc basis guaranteeing constant improvement of NorthStar Financial Services and its subsidiaries.



  • Answers service desk calls and manages SalesForce cases for all employees and resolves issues meeting customer satisfaction requirements and within required Service Level Agreement (SLA) parameters
    • Provides technical assistance and troubleshooting for all PCs, Macintosh’s, projectors and printers
    • Provides technical assistance and troubleshooting for all non-proprietary business software and applications – i.e. Windows, iOS, Office, Adobe, etc.
  • Sets-up and supports technology platforms for meetings, employee trainings and quarterly meetings
  • Supports disaster recovery testing and procedures for Security and Network Operations
  • Works with facilities manager to assist with employee hardware moves, adds and changes
  • Trains new employees on computer and phone procedures


  • Installs and configures new and reallocated PC and Mac computer with required operating system using manual and automated software systems
  • Maintains hardware asset inventory lists according to insurance, accounting and ISO requirements


  • Installs and configures non-proprietary applications using manual and automated software systems
  • Maintains software asset and license inventory according to insurance, accounting and ISO requirements


  • Processes security access request including user moves/adds/changes, new hires, transfers, terminations, password reset/unlocks and email and security group membership 10%


  • Processes all PC and Mac related purchase requests using SalesForce, Expense Watch and appropriate workflow and quoting tools
  • Updates software asset and license inventory according to insurance, accounting and ISO requirements
  • Maintains inventory of and purchasing required for printer toner and printer maintenance kits


  • Delivers and retrieves offsite backup tapes and related media

May perform other duties as required and assigned.


  • Daily contact with all levels of employees regarding service desk support or hardware/software management


  • Knowledge on setting up, maintaining and installing printers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Apple products
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information in an appropriate manner
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining careful attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and within a team environment
  • Ability to effectively express technical information to nontechnical employees
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and address competing priorities
  • Technical aptitude and the ability to learn new software and technologies
  • Proficient user skills with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Beginner to intermediate skills in Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, Microsoft Office 2003/2007, Adobe, and work ticket tracking software
  • Effective written, listening and verbal communication skills
  • Effective organization and problem solving skills

Job Requirements

Service Desk Technician I


  • Associate's degree in MIS, Computer Science, or Network Technology preferred


  • At least three months experience in a technical internship or school computer lab
  • At least three months experience with software and hardware installation
  • At least three months experience troubleshooting software and hardware
  • Equivalent education and experience will be considered


The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities required of individuals so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job duties and responsibilities.


Normally works in a general office environment with the use of computer, printer, telephone, copier, fax, and calculator. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

Travel is required up to 25% and may require occasional/frequent weekend and evening work, including overnight travel.
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