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Help Desk Specialist Job Description

Help Desk Specialist Job Description

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Help Desk Specialist Job Description

We are looking for a skilled help desk specialist to provide fast and effective support to our clients. As a help desk specialist, you will be required to respond to queries in person and over the phone, assess and diagnose computer hardware and software problems, and implement effective solutions. You may also be required to provide basic computer training, modify hardware systems, install computer peripherals, and perform basic computer maintenance.

Help Desk Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Provide first level contact and convey resolutions to customer issues
  • Properly escalate unresolved queries to the next level of support
  • Track, route and redirect problems to correct resources
  • Update customer data and produce activity reports
  • Walk customers through problem solving process
  • Follow up with customers, provide feedback and see problems through to resolution
  • Utilise excellent customer service skills and exceed customers’ expectations
  • Ensure proper recording, documentation and closure
  • Recommended procedure modifications or improvements
  • Preserve and grow your knowledge of help desk procedures, products and services

Help Desk Specialist Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a similar field.
  • 3+ years working as a help desk specialist.
  • Advanced knowledge of computer hardware systems, including circuit boards, memory modules, and processors.
  • Knowledge of computer software systems, including databases, office applications, and operating systems.
  • Excellent analytical and diagnostic skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of help desk software and remote-access systems.
  • High-level communication skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex hardware and software issues.
  • Patience and understanding.