MSP Engineer - Tier 1

Thrive Networks   •  


Less than 5 years

Posted 261 days ago

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The Network Engineer 1 will have responsibility for remote client support, as well as infrequent onsite support, including heavy interaction with end-users in diverse computing environments.  Thrive is looking to hire individuals who demonstrate technical proficiency, have strong verbal and written communication skills and have the desire to learn and be involved in all aspects of IT.  Thrive provides a unique work environment for ambitious individuals through an unparalleled diversity of work and opportunities for growth.  Thrive employees work independently as client consultants, as well as collaborating with our exceptionally talented team of engineers, to provide the best-in-breed IT support for our clients.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to handle diverse computing environments in a wide cross section of business clients
  • Analyze and document an unfamiliar client / server network environment while assessing the quickest path to resolution
  • Perform rapid analysis of workstation level incidents and consistently demonstrate the ability to determine the cause
  • Sets client expectations appropriately throughout the troubleshooting process
  • Utilizes appropriate software utilities, Thrives’ Protect software, and vendor or application specific tools to provide fastest resolution of customer incidents
  • Monitor the Remote Service Center (RSC) Service Board for newly created service tickets
    • Prioritize tickets created
    • Follow Thrives’ best practices for escalating tickets to Tier 2 engineers
  • Communicate steps taken during troubleshooting and resolutions through clear non-technical communication
  • Demonstrate the correct level of urgency while resolving client incidents
  • Resolution of incidents/requests related to, but not limited to the following:
    • Mail Application/Office 365 issues
    • Client/Server Connectivity issues (per SOP)
    • Time Sensitive and VIP Workstation incidents
    • File Restores
    • Remote Access incidents (Citrix and Terminal Services)
    • Password Resets
    • Networked Printer Issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Technical Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent problem solver; able to prioritize and coordinate between tasks
  • 2-4+ years desktop supportexperience
  • Knowledge of mobile device configurations and troubleshooting
  • Experience installing, troubleshooting and customizing Microsoft Office including Outlook configurations
  • Experience troubleshooting workstation hardware issues
  • Knowledge and experience with Active Directory
  • Ability to articulate technical information and convey to non-technical people
  • Passionate about delivering excellent customer service
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment as well as alone
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to travel if needed to clients in the Greater Boston area

Other Preferred Technical Knowledge:

  • In depth knowledge of Windows OS (7, 8.1, 10, etc.)
  • Experience with Windows Server
  • Experience with monitoring and remote management tools
  • Experience with Apple OS
  • Experience with VMWare

Preferred Certifications:

  • CompTIA Net +
  • Microsoft: MCP/MCITP/MCSA