Sr. Technical Support Analyst

Requisition #: 313334

Range: OG

Level: 3

Salary: $21.50 - $29.59 /Hour

Status: Full Time

School: Bloomberg School of Public Health

Location: School of Public Health

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Technical

Contact: Human Resources 410-955-3006

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General Description

The Office of Information Technology is seeking a Senior Technical Support Analyst. The Senior Technical Support Analyst assists clients experiencing procedural or operating difficulty with the use of desktop computing equipment, applications, products, or services. Provides technical support to faculty, staff and students by investigating and resolving computer hardware and software problems, resolving Level 1 and Level 2 issues directly.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Client Support and Consulting (75%):
Images, installs, troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs PC and Mac hardware and software. Installs, upgrades, and replaces computer parts. Troubleshoots effectively based on learned knowledge. Uses helpdesk ticketing system to track and document work. Connects networked printers.

Works collaboratively with other IT teams (network services, systems management and/or applications development) to correctly identify and address problems, and restore service. Identifies and reports network connectivity issues. Updates equipment inventory. Coordinates with vendors for hardware warranty repairs. Provides basic training on the use of equipment, standard software, and peripherals. Updates internal support documentation. Provides troubleshooting and support for other enterprise systems as assigned.

Prioritizes and manages works, escalating to supervisors as needed. Actively keeps current with IT developments by reading, contacting colleagues, attending webinars, and other methods.

Classroom Technology Support (15%):
Performs setup and basic troubleshooting of classrooms/lecture halls audio/visual equipment (computer, projector, digital whiteboards, and virtual conferencing systems such as Skype, Adobe Connect, and Polycom Real Presence.) Supports School-wide special events as needed.

Project Support (10%):
Implements classroom/computing technologies hardware and software deployment plans. Conducts hands-on inventory or system reconfiguration projects.

Internal and External Contact:
Interacts regularly with JHSPH clients (executives, faculty, staff, and students) and other staff within IT.


High School Diploma or GED. Minimum of two years college coursework. Associates Degree or higher preferred.

Minimum of two years of related experience, including some help desk experience.

Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

Proficient in Windows and Apple operating systems (Windows XP, Windows 7 and higher; Apple OS X and higher)

Knowledgeable in the configuration and troubleshooting of standard business software such as:
• Microsoft Office Suite • Email clients • Web browsers • Antivirus / anti-malware software • Windows Active Directory at the desktop level. • Working knowledge of help desk ticketing system and remote assistance tools. • Working knowledge of imaging Windows 7/8, Apple Management tools, and other productivity products in a networked environment. • Experience with SCCM, WAIK, and WSIM in an enterprise environment.

Department may designate required certifications within 6 months of hire:
• Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) • Apple ACMT or ACTC • CompTIA Security+

Physical Requirements:
Sitting, Standing and Walking
Lifting (Lift up to 50 pounds)

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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