Associate Technical Support Analyst - Overland Park, KS

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As an Associate Technical Analyst you will be part of a team supporting the technical needs of our OptumRx call centers and pharmacies in a brand new facility.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Partner with the business by meeting regularly to understand their processes and needs
  • Accountable for all items assigned and helps other team members in the ticketing system, including following up with users and other team members on open tickets
  • Troubleshoot issues related to software, hardware, and network connectivity of advanced complexity
  • Assist customers with issues of both local to site and remote/home-based employees
  • Actively creates and communicates documentation to support the team and its members
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work in a highly dynamic environment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple activities of varying complexity while prioritizing and focusing on critical tasks and issues
  • Identify and drive process improvement initiatives
  • Act as a liaison between the other tiers

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • 3+ years of experience configuring and deploying desktop operating systems (Windows 7 & 10) with Microsoft SCCM and Altiris
  • 3+ years of experience configuring and troubleshooting desktop hardware (Dell, HP)
  • 3+ years of experience with Active Directory objects and group membership
  • 3+ years of Technology Support experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, Antivirus, Disk Encryption, and anti-malware
  • Ability to travel approximately 20% of the time
  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas, In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher)
  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • Working experience with thin clients, and virtual desktop (VDI) environment a plus
  • Experience with Networking Principles, Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP), Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN)

Soft Skills:
  • Exceptional communication and customer facing skills, able to interact effectively with diverse groups of stakeholders, both technical and business users
  • Ability to translate technology into terms the business customers can understand
  • Excellent understanding of networking technologies and how they relate to end user computing

Physical & Work Environment:
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of computers or other IT equipment
  • Ability to work afterhours as needed and participate in an on-call rotation

UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

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