Hardware Support Technician


Sunnyvale, CA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


Not Specified years

Posted 378 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Hardware Support Technician for our client in Sunnyvale, CA

Job Title: Hardware Support Technician

Job Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:

  • This role will be to provide overall hardware support employees and incoming new hires. The position will assist in providing weekly reports, inventory management, Supplier management, and other administrative tasks as needed.

  • The successful candidate must be capable of providing optimum customer service to a wide variety of users through professional commitment and dedication. This candidate must also be able to adapt to change and learn quickly in a highly dynamic environment. The job may require occasional evening and weekend shifts.

Desired Skills & Experience


  • Image and install software on Apple, Windows, and Linux laptops/desktops
  • Troubleshoot post deployment issues on multiple computer platforms: Macintosh, Windows, Linux, and mobile devices
  • Knowledge of network configurations: LAN, WAN, Wireless, VPN, and VLAN
  • Identify and resolve hardware and software application conflicts
  • Open and close service requests, as well as manage the classification, assignment, tracking, and completion of requests or incidents
  • Responsible for asset tagging and entering all incoming equipment into our asset management system
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to properly onboard incoming new hires
  • Ensure that hardware is properly assigned and updated into our management system
  • Provide weekly reports on physical inventory counts as well as record weekly outflows of hardware equipment
  • Work with external Suppliers to schedule repairs for damaged/malfunctioning hardware
  • Ensure that resolutions are consistent with company standards and policies


  • Prefer 1-3 years IT experience, including technical training
  • Knowledge of Windows, Macintosh, and Linux platforms, (including portables) and Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Experience with imaging Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is a plus
  • Familiar with basic network concepts ( e.g., TCP IP, WindowsNetworking, Ethernet)
  • Experience in using PC-based word processing, presentation, and e-mail software preferred
  • Experience with using PC-based spreadsheet software sufficient to develop formulas, complete calculations across multiple worksheets, and use functions preferred
  • Ability and willingness to work extended hours or a modified schedule to support planned activities or emergency situations
  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks among many competing requests
  • Experience working in or supporting a call center or help desk environment
  • MCP, A+ Certifications, and/or knowledge of UNIX systems is a plus
  • Aptitude for learning
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in teams and in a team environment
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs