IT Operations Support Specialist

IT Operations Support Specialist
WA, Seattle

Job Description


Type: Contract (idea is to convert at 3 months)

Location: Seattle


Description

More than a location, it’s a way of doing business in which innovation thrives and optimism abounds. We’re excited by the greatness of possibility and the extraordinary potential for companies and individuals to prosper.

 

With more than 2,900 professionals across 20-plus locations in the West and beyond, we provide the world’s most innovative companies with specialized accounting, consulting, and wealth management services to help them embrace emerging opportunity.

 

The Information Technology (IT) Operations Support Specialist is responsible for applying diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigate causes, contact vendors, apply appropriate solutions, and to fully own incidents to completion. This is our key role for internal technical troubleshooting for IT Support and problem solving with internal teams, business and vendor partners. This role owns all escalated incidents from the triage teams through resolution for their respective business groups.  Utilizing excellent customer service, the analyst will serve as a liaison between customer groups and IT teams for incidents and service requests. This role must also be able to incorporate the latest technology and how best to leverage its capabilities for their designated business groups.  

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for driving incident resolution with full ownership post triage team for designated business groups
  • Facilitate and process Service Requests and participate in project planning and coordination for their business group
  • Monitor and communicate impacts and trends related to assigned business groups
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies by participating in all stages of the lifecycle
  • Manage individual capacity and balancing time between operations and initiatives, meeting expectations for ongoing resourcing processes
  • Assist and collaborate with Tier 3 teams in problem and major incident management activities specifically identification, research, and initial vendor contact
  • Participate in testing new technologies for impact analysis and transition to support operations


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; emphasis in a technical or a related field preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience required; experience in a professional services environment and/or technical support role with strong remote support experience in an enterprise environment preferred
  • Knowledge of ITIL Foundation required; ITIL Foundation certification preferred
  • Strong troubleshooting, analytical and problem solving skills with proven ability to deliver results to remediate and resolve issues
  • Understand, interpret and meet or exceed expectations for KPIs, SLAs and other IT Service performance metrics for performance, self-development and growth
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team member and as a self-motivated individual contributor delivering high quality work on time and with minimal supervision
  • Proven ability to embrace and adapt to technology and business environment continual changes in order to ensure customer experience and adoption
  • Ability to travel as needed, approximately 5%
  • May require some overtime hours 


Perks once converted: 
• Company paid bus pass 
• 80% subsidised medical/dental/vision 
• 20 days accrued PTO 
• 8 standard Holidays 
• Free beverages 
• Great work life balance 
• 401k self contributing for 2 years after that up to 3% company match 
• There is a discretionary bonus once candidates are converted, it is payed out the following Q1 for the previous year 

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