Desktop Analyst

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Desktop Analyst
Information Technology-DHTS

This position is for a Desktop Analyst to provide IT support for DHTS-SoM customers. DHTS Academic Support administers several Windows-based network file servers, Macintosh based servers, and some 3000+ network attached workstations and printers. Academic Support's responsibilities for these systems run the gamut from basic workstation configuration and support, to research system management, data base analysis, and application programming, all coupled with end-user coordination and project management. Customer satisfaction and productivity is a focus for this position.

Essential tasks/responsibilities:
This position is responsible for IT maintenance regarding workstations, printers, and peripheral devices, along with some ancillary support for application issues. Analysts are expected to be first point of contact for IT questions, liaison between DHTS and customer base in order to respond to business needs.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide primary pager support for issues pertaining to network, fileserver, desktop/laptop, printer, peripheral, and/or other user problems and when necessary, coordinate with other DHTS groups for a resolution.
  • Participate in proactive device management and have strong communication skills, paying constant attention to customer needs.
  • Ability to work independently under specific standards.
  • Build, install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows/Mac based desktop/laptop computers, printers, and other peripherals (such as Smartphones and tablet devices).
  • Extensive Windows and Mac OS support.
  • Install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot software applications.
  • Maintain user account, group,and network security practices.
  • Ensure proper operation of all server-based services.
  • Support workstation automation efforts via configuration management tools.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and inventory of all deployed hardware and software, as well as procedures regarding end user device support and operations.
  • Provide VoIP secondary technical support and provide customer training and orientation for use of the technology.
  • Perform customer training on all necessary applications and hardware, review and enforce security policies
  • Work with other group members as a team for all of the above.
  • Participate in the group's 24x7 on call rotation.
  • Windows/Macintosh file sharing and application support.
  • Ancillary AV support to supported conference rooms.
  • Serve as a point contact to interact with application/equipment vendors.
  • Provide support for remote access and international travel.

Education/training
Work requires a minimum of 2 years verifiable device support experience with Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience and training.

Experience
  • Excellent computer support skills, including current Windows and Mac OS X client experience and a good understanding of workstation and file server operations, maintenance, and repair.
  • Local area networks and communication fundamentals, including Microsoft Active Directory, Citrix presentation environment, database basic troubleshooting, not limited to server based connectivity issues.
  • Understanding and basic knowledge of workstation remote management and software distribution.
  • Excellent team skills, strong customer service focus, and positive personal behavior characteristics.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, or related field, or equivalent coursework, technical training, or experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a customer service focus.
  • Excellent technical documentation skills.
  • Academic environment and/or Duke experience is desired
  • Ability to work independently in a complex University environment,
  • Lecture capture and remote learning streaming knowledge or desire to learn it.
Special competencies/credentials
Individual must be able to lift 50 pounds or more.

Requisition Number
401235809

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2423 ANALYST, IT

Job Family Level
C

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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