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Apex Systems Lincoln Contractor
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Apex Systems is looking for a Jr. Level Technial Support Specialist to support a Homeland Security contract. If interested, please send your resume to Sarah St.Martin at URL blocked - click to applyEmail blocked - click to apply 

Position Title: Jr-level Field Engineer

Total Required: 1

Location: Lincoln, NE

Mission:

This position provides an opportunity to support vital functions for Homeland Security, supporting programs managing our nation’s fundamental foreign person processing services. These functions and processes include employment authorization, asylum, resident alien processing, and citizenship naturalization, and the successful candidates will help them provide information technology (IT), expertise, and the support services necessary to enable DHS to deliver effective, efficient, and secure immigration services and products.

Employees work closely with DHS personnel to deliver high end service solutions that allow them to maintain mission continuity. The selected candidates will work with high performance collaborative teams to deliver best-in-class services and solutions in technical support, systems refresh, software integration, and operations support to clients in CONUS and OCONUS locations.

Job Summary:

The Field Engineer candidate will provide user support at remote locations on assigned open tickets and work in collaboration with the Service Desk. The Field Engineer is responsible for resolving customer affecting technical issues in a timely fashion in order to maintain customer satisfactions. The Field Engineer installs, troubleshoots and maintains an extensive variety of products and equipment. The Field Engineer will have the ability to make replacement cables from raw cable and RJ-45 connectors. Trains employees, identifies, analyzes, and repairs product failures, orders and replaces parts as needed. Determines and recommends which products or services best fit the customers’ needs.

The following are principal duties of the Field Engineer:

Position Responsibilities:

Deskside Support which includes:

  • Provide on-site support for deployment and security remediation functions
  • Gather analyze, and report end-user support trends
  • Analysis, testing and modification of computer hardware systems and software based on consultations with users and system design specifications
  • Updating registry values, installing/configuring/updating computer operating systems
  • Utilizing remote management to diagnose/modify update computer programs/software and computer systems
  • Provide desktop, application and network application incident resolution
  • Manage user installation and relocations requests
  • Asset Inventory Support
    • Conduct physical inventory of assets
    • Conduct scheduled and random electronic inventories
    • Assist in receiving and receipting property
    • Transfer of property to other organizations
    • Process computer equipment for excess and disposition
  • Disposal Preparation Support
    • Ensure disposal policies and procedures are employed
    • Ensure every device is wiped/degaussed prior to site removal
  • Encryption Services
    • Administer and manage encryption tools application server
    • Ensure laptops are properly encrypted
    • Encrypt laptops discovered without encryption
    • Provide password recovery for encrypted device
  • Video Conferencing and Audio/Video O&M
    • Troubleshoot system problems and repairs
    • Work with support staff for remote troubleshooting and repairs
    • Assist in setting up presentation devices and Video Conference units
    • Set up, ensure functionality, be available during events and shut down video conferences
  • Local On-Site Cabling
    • Restart wiring closet cabling electronics including switches or other network devices
    • Replace defective cabling electronics and simple replacement of defective cabling electronics and components such as switch blades
    • Overseas Site Support (Depends on Position)
  • Wireless Services

o  Assist users with mobile communication devices (mobile phones, broadband cards, Blackberrys, and laptops) with incident support tickets

o  Provide Tier 2 support in the field which includes hardware troubleshooting and OS re- install, Blackberry Exchange Server connection verification and equipment swapping support

  • Service Center Services
    • Ensure IT services are rendered/tested for telework users using VPN and CITRIX Server
  • Provide remote support services for telework/home users

o  Support pre/post application releases

  • Account Management Services
  • Hardware Incident Resolution

o  Identify and resolve hardware incidents and service requests of a consumable part

Qualifications:

Mandatory:

  • Candidates must be US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a DHS EOD Public Trust per condition of employment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year experience troubleshooting software and hardware in a customer service roles
  • High degree of technical proficiency
  • Excellent problem solving skills and analytical abilities

Desired:

  • Minimum 6 months’ experience troubleshooting Apple Macintosh software and hardware in a customer service role
  • Certification in UNIX and Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Familiarity with LANDesk remote resolution and with using LANDesk to push packages to workstations to complete software installation
  • Familiarity with CLAIMS 3 (C3) system
  • Comptia Networking +
  • Comptia A+

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

 

Skills required

Technical Support
Information Technology
Operating Systems
Computer Hardware
Telecommunications
Server (Computer Science)
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WHAT WE DO:

Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.

OUR CREDENTIALS: 

Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.

SUPPORTING OUR CONTRACT EMPLOYEES:

We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.

WHO OUR CUSTOMERS ARE: 

We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 

WHERE WE ARE: 

Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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