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Desktop Support

Kelly IT Resources Torrance Full-Time
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Kelly IT is looking for a Desktop Support Specialist for a contract to hire position in Torrance, CA! The Desktop Support Specialist individual is responsible to deliver quality customer service to computer users by providing a single point of contact to report Information Technology problems or inquiries. Provide numerous levels of support via phone and desk side. Rotating role between desk side support and provide technical support in the configuration, installation, and maintenance of desktop systems and peripherals. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation for disabilities may be made for one or more of the following: Support Organization staff by defining specific end-user desktop requirements and resolving desktop problems (includes PC hardware, PC software, peripherals, and digital desktop phones)

  • Prioritization of trouble tickets/work orders
  • Document trouble tickets in detail
  • Provide status to customers of assigned tickets
  • Install and configure desktop hardware and software in accordance with published policies
  • Perform asset management activities of tracking software licenses and desktop usage.
  • Requisition additional software licenses and hardware (PC s, printers, scanner, phones, and components) in accordance with published guidelines
  • Coordinate and perform following employee transition activities o Configuration and installation of phone sets
  • Configure and deploy desktop systems.
  • Create & disable user accounts
  • Maintain remote access accounts as necessary.
  • Provide A/V support as necessary, to include o Installation of laptops & projectors.
  • Installation of PowerPoint presentations.
  • Set up and operation of video cameras
  • Installation & configuration of video teleconferencing systems
  • Provide technical project support, as necessary.
  • Provide excellent customer service, via phone and in person, concerning all aspects of technology provided by the IT Department.
  • Record all customer contacts, questions, and problems.
  • Document the impact to the customer, and assign appropriate priority
  • Conduct first level problem determination using documented procedures and available tools.
  • Record problem symptoms and status information in a timely fashion, and communicate internally within the IT department and externally with the customer through resolution.
  • Act as customer advocate/liaison with other supporting staff.
  • Initiate escalation as appropriate to ensure management awareness of problems that are severe in nature or that are exceeding documented targets.
  • Perform metrics reporting as necessary.
  • Provide Level 1 support, and assist Level 2 support as appropriate.
  • Provide day-to-day service delivery, and work on other projects as assigned.
  • Provide on-call support, as needed, after work hours and on weekends.
  • Assist in the development of Information Technology policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to Information Technology policies and procedures.
  • Perform as a cross functional resource, as needed, for other quality team members such as test planning, test reports, shippers, lab calibration and raw material approval
  • Must interface with all levels of the organization, including customers and vendors.
  • Other duties and tasks, as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED with some college or equivalent related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years experience in processing, desktop support and resolving calls for technical support
  • Microsoft certification desirable and/or equivalent experience.

Please visit the Kelly Career Network for more opportunities! Kelly IT Services is a leading IT staffing firm, providing employers with the best candidates & job-seekers with IT career opportunities.

Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around the globe—offering you the chance to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative and high- visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and more than 3,000 IT hiring managers turn to us each year to access the best talent: people like you.

Last year we found 8,000 opportunities for IT professionals. Let us help advance your career today.

About Kelly Services®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit URL blocked - click to apply and connect with us on URL blocked - click to apply, URL blocked - click to apply and URL blocked - click to apply.

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In a recent study, one-third of large companies predicted contingent workforce growth of 50 percent or more.* Kelly IT Resources® can help you be a part of this contingent workforce growth opportunity.

Kelly IT Resources, a specialty service of Kelly Services®, is focused exclusively on placing skilled IT professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and full-time jobs across the gamut of IT professions, including:

  • Database Development and Administration
  • Digital and Internet Media
  • Enterprise Systems Analysis and Integration
  • Network Design and Administration
  • Programming and Software Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Software Testing and Quality Analysis
  • Technical Support
  • Technical Writing
  • Web Development and Administration
It all began when William R. Kelly—founder of the temporary staffing industry—established Kelly Services® in 1946. The company's traditional expertise started with office services, call center, light industrial, and electronic assembly staffing. Through the years, we expanded our expertise and established a proven record of successfully matching job seekers to opportunities in disciplines such as science, engineering, law, education, healthcare, IT, and finance. As a Fortune 500® company, Kelly® has evolved into a global workforce solutions leader, making employment connections for nearly half a million people around the world every year.

Since our founding, we have embodied the true spirit of social responsibility. Our character and values resonate through our culture. Inherently—through our core business focus—we seek to improve the quality of life for our employees, their families, and their communities, as well as society at large. We embrace the role we play and the value we contribute to society—whether ensuring equal opportunity to employment, promoting safer workplace conditions, advocating for healthcare reform, or adhering to sustainable business practices.

Together with our employees and our customers, we will continue to work toward ensuring that our legacy will remain strong for generations to come. For more than 60 years, people have trusted Kelly Services to help them reach their career goals. We are your proven link to employment opportunities that will pave the way for a successful future. Whoever and wherever you are—and with the right skills and attitude—Kelly can help you find a job, expand your career, and build your future.

*According to “The Emerging New Workforce,” a 2009 report by Littler Mendelson, P.C., an employment and Labor Law solution firm. 

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