Desktop Support Consultant x2

New York, NY 10022

Job Number: 7244 Salary Range: $45-$50/hr

Job Description

Our client, a prestigious law firm, is seeking two Desktop Support Consultants to support their team! 

In this role, you will be responsible for the setup, maintenance, configuration, installation, and relocation of computer hardware. Additionally, you will serve as a point of escalation for complex technical issues while aligning with the departmental objectives of Global Technology Solutions (GTS) by planning and executing projects.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Address user issues reported through our current ITSM tool or management requests and maintain updated tickets throughout the resolution process.
  • Perform the setup, configuration, installation, and maintenance of computer equipment, operating systems, and application software.
  • Evaluate and diagnose hardware and equipment failures effectively.
  • Provide user support for Apple device hardware and management systems.
  • Ensure accurate tracking and maintenance of equipment inventories.
  • Participate in research, data collection, and project execution as required.
  • Ensure the security of workstations against malicious software and facilitate antivirus updates.
  • Undertake escalated tasks and various projects assigned by management.
  • Perform any other duties or responsibilities as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting, fixing, and utilizing a range of technologies, including but not limited to:
    • Active Directory
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Antivirus/malware software
    • Apple mobile devices
    • Cisco Phones/Polycom
    • Computer Encryption (PGP)
    • Desktop Management
    • Document Management Systems (DMS)
    • Document Comparison Tools
    • Helpdesk Ticketing System (ServiceNow)
    • Knowledgebase Systems
    • LAN/WAN/VLAN Systems
    • MDM solutions (Intune)
    • MS Office Suite
    • Network Cable Routing (IT closets)
    • Network Troubleshooting
    • Printers Config/Install
    • Remote Access Tools (RSA)
    • Remote Assistance Software (Proxy)
    • Remote Office Phone Support
    • SharePoint Editing
    • Software Deployment
    • System Management Software (SCCM)
    • TCP/IP Knowledge
    • Video Conferencing (HDVC)
    • Windows 10/11 OS troubleshooting
    • Windows 10/11 Registry
  • Experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer hardware.
  • Proven track record in resolving issues with Microsoft Office and other desktop applications.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities.
  • Effective conflict resolution skills.
  • Results-oriented mindset with a focus on consistent follow-up and closure of tickets.
  • Ability to interact effectively with users at all organizational levels.
  • Capability to communicate technical issues to users in easily understood terms.
  • Familiarity with Project Management processes and ITIL frameworks.
  • Willingness to share knowledge and provide coaching to others.

Education & Experience Summary:
  • 4-7 years of experience in computer hardware configuration and repair within a network environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a role requiring strong customer service skills related to end-user computer support.
  • High school diploma is required.
  • A+ certification is preferred.
  • ITIL certifications, specifically v3 Foundations, are preferred.

Physical Activity & Other Requirements:
  • Capability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds when necessary.
  • Ability to stand or walk for a minimum of 4 hours per day.
  • Willingness to work outside standard business hours to accommodate global team meetings and calls.
  • Availability for on-call shifts.
The Phoenix Group Advisors is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. We strive to attract talented individuals from all backgrounds and provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.


Meet Your Recruiter

Dan James
Managing Director

After graduating with an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Westchester Community College Dan wasn't sure exactly what he wanted to do. In February 2013 he decided to put his knack for connecting people with one another to work when he joined The Phoenix Group. When he's not in the office you can find him skiing, golfing, or spending time with his family. 

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