IT Specialist Temp
WHAT YOU'LL DO This is an onsite position that will be in the office Monday - Friday. The expected duration of this assignment is until September (with a chance to be extended). The BCG Austin IT Specialist position’s primary responsibility will be to assist the Information Technology department with all aspects of technology as it relates to Case Team Support, Office operations, and BCG IT priorities. This includes, but is not limited to, user support, computer setup, maintenance and service, telecommunications, assisting with network and infrastructure maintenance, and all other technology needs as requested. Provide a high level of customer service while supporting case teams and office-based staff in a fast-paced environment. Support includes, but is not limited to, laptops, desktops, smartphones, and phone and voice mail systems, both in and outside the office. Assist with the management of local technology in order to increase reliability, security, interoperability, effectiveness of customer work while reducing costs. Understand and effectively discuss services and software provided by IT Service Gather feedback and evaluate impact of IT Service offerings Assist in preparing and deploying laptops for staff, including configuration and imaging of laptops Support a variety of operating systems and applications Assist with hardware and software asset tracking and inventory management Coordinate the repair and maintenance of office printers and computing equipment with outside vendors Assist with on-site technical support at special events, including, but not limited to staff meetings and customer meetings, etc. Communicate frequently with end users as well as with local, regional, and global support teams with regard to the status of their issue Maintain configurations of all notebook and desktop computer systems according to established BCG requirements Assist with the documentation and updating technology related instructions/procedures/knowledge articles as required Troubleshoot video conference and telecommunications systems Maintain problem call history by recording calls in Service Now help desk tracking database; analyze call data to proactively identify improvement opportunities Participate in local, regional, and global projects as appropriate to evaluate existing systems and recommend technology for upgrade and replacement; evaluate new technologies for potential applicability within BCG Achieve annual goals and objectives, developed in cooperation with IT Service organization and local management Provide backup to IT team across the South System Assist with general office projects as necessary At BCG, IT Specialists are: Team players. They help team members achieve more when they’re around. They are not afraid to get pitch in to get a job done and are proactive in helping their colleagues. Professional. They are comfortable dealing with all levels of an organization and provide an extremely professional impression of themselves and the company. Organized. They thrive in a highly organized environment where they can create and improve processes Service focused. Impressing both our internal and external clients is a priority. Our office IT group thrives on first rate customer service. Hands on. They enjoy picking up tools to make and fix things. Whether it’s digging in to fix a computer or helping to rearrange the office, they do what is needed. YOU'RE GOOD AT Focuses on excellent customer service and needs of the entire BCG Austin user community Strong communication skills Displays self-starting attitude, resourcefulness and professionalism Reliable and cooperative team player; displays consideration and respect for others Displays tact, patience, and the ability to handle stressful situations Demonstrates competence and character that inspires trust Communicates effectively with the management groups and technical staff Able to work independently, exercising sound judgment and initiative Demonstrates strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems Able to respect all BCG information as personal and confidential Focuses on continuous learning to further IT knowledge and career development Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment Meticulous attention to detail Ability to meet deadlines Ability to follow established procedures/standards YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS) Bachelor's degree preferred 2 years experience in a similar role Experience troubleshooting Windows 10, Office Suite, Internet Explorer, VPN/network connectivity Ability to diagnose problems and provide solutions and/or escalate to the appropriate expertise area Basic skills in the following areas: PC/laptop hardware, software, telecommunications, mobile devices, networking, and server administration Knowledge of MS Office products, including, but not limited to Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel Excellent customer service skills Strong organizational skills Ability to multi-task and manage tasks with varying priorities Good judgment and problem solving skills Proactive with a drive for customer satisfaction Ability to lift and carry objects, such as equipment and furniture; basic tool use YOU'LL WORK WITH BCG’s information technology group collaboratively delivers the latest digital technologies that enable our consultants to lead and our business to grow. For our IT jobs, we seek individuals with expertise in the areas of IT infrastructure, application development, business systems, collaborative and social technologies, information security, and project leadership.