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IT Helpdesk Technician

A major Japanese telecommunications company in New York is looking for an IT Help Desk Technician.

Responsible for providing technical assistance and support for incoming queries and issues related to computer systems and network, on both hardware and software level, for clients in person, via telephone or electronically, and performing the regular maintenance work and regular PC kitting work.

<Main Duties and Responsibilities>
•Provide Tier 1 end user support on daily basis.
•Provides answers and technical support to clients by isolating and identifying problems; researching answers; guiding client through corrective steps.
•Supports Desktop and Laptop users and solves problems with Microsoft, Adobe, Java, and other software in the production environment.
•Provides phone, e-mail and in-person support to users for various systems, including e-mail, LAN/WAN, user account administration, Active Directory, Virtualization system, standard desktop images and applications, etc.
•Ensures backup, recovery, and data restoration for customers during upgrades or when a problem with the system is diagnosed.
•Escalate issues to next level of support and/or vendors and contractors in timely manner.
•Assume full ownership of problem resolution, status, and tracking using the helpdesk ticketing system.
•Perform PC kitting and software/driver installation work.
•Perform other related duties and tasks as assigned under supervisor’s instruction.
•Provide Tier 1 network and system troubleshoot.

<Qualification / Requirements>
The person must meet following qualifications and willing to improve one’s abilities under supervisor’s instructions:
•Fluency in English, business level Japanese would be a plus.
•Over 3 years of help desk/desktop support or related IT experience.
•Technical knowledge of TCP/IP protocol (Mail, DNS etc.), general networking (Cisco, Fortinet, etc.), Windows OS (Client, Server), Virtualization Software (VMware, Hyper-V), Backup Solution (Symantec Backup Exec), Windows Network System (Active Directory), Concept of major software licensing (Microsoft, Symantec, Adobe, etc.)
•Interpersonal Skill – Developing and maintaining relationship with business units and other groups.
•Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understanding the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
•Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
•Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
•Writing – Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
•Multitasking – Managing and performing multiple daily tasks effectively to meet a deadline by prioritizing and organizing.

Employment Status Full Time
Position IT Help Technician
Language English/ Japanese
Working Hours Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM EST
Salary $27-$33 / Hour
・Medical & Dental & Vision- Full Time Only
・Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
・Short-Term Disability Insurance
・Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
・Employee 401 (K) Savings Plan
・Vacation Time
1st year Ten (10) days Prorated
2nd year (12) days
3rd year (14) days
4th year (16) days
5th year (18) days
6th and after (20) twenty days
・Thirteen Paid Holidays per year
・Sick Time
・Tuition Reimbursement Program


Type: Full Time
Location: New York

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