IT Support Engineer – 6965

Productivity Engineering, Full-time, Jersey City, NJ
WHO ARE WE?
 
ION is a market leading FinTech company providing pioneering software and consultancy services to customers around the globe. We serve large financial institutions, niche trading firms, central banks, and multinational corporations. Our mission is automation through innovation. We simplify complex processes, streamline, and digitize businesses, building a competitive advantage for our customers. Our products help the world's leading organizations do more, in a better and simpler way than ever before.
 
ION software underpins the global fixed income, FX, and derivatives markets, and we are a leading market provider of treasury and commodity software. With a dynamic team of 5,000+ employees, 50+ global offices, and over 2,450+ clients worldwide, ION provides an unparalleled experience for those who share our passion for growth and technology evolution.
 
 
WHAT ARE WE TRYING TO DO?
 
ION's flagship office in North America, based in New York, with gorgeous views of Central Park, is looking for someone responsible for the front office area and all tasks related to maintaining a presentable and professional office environment.  This person will be considered a member of the facilities team and work with a diverse group of individuals at all levels.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

The IT Service Desk Engineer will be part of the ION's IT Department, primarily based in NYC. The IT team is formed of an enthusiastic mix of people with strong technical, functional and customer service skills.

Responsibilities

  • Administration of ION's support service desk system (JIRA) including logging of IT support calls received via walk ups, Teams, email, phone calls, etc.
  • Performing tasks from basic inventory of IT hardware and software, desk moves, to the more complex such as user management between the various entities within ION group (O365, Azure), troubleshooting of conference room tech, basic network management.
  • Upkeep of computer related hardware- including troubleshooting, building, deployment of end-user computers, desk phones, BYOD devices.
  • Exercise professionalism and composure during interactions with executives and other higher level employees.

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on strong phone and customer service skills.
  • Strong process, time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, both in legacy Office suites and Office 365).
  • Experience in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Strong knowledge of Windows desktop operating systems and all applications and functions native to Windows.
  • Strong experience in building and repairing all components of desktop and laptops.
  • An understanding of TCP/IP and networking,
  • Experience in management and administration of Active Directory objects, and both legacy Exchange 2010 and current O365 mailboxes and distribution groups. Azure experience is a plus.
  • B.S. in an Information Technology discipline and relevant working experience.
  • A minimum of 5 year experience in a desktop support role is required.

Preferred Skills

  • A background in customer service is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the financial markets would be advantageous.
  • Candidates will need to demonstrate that they are self-motivated, self-directed team players capable of working with minimal supervision. They will need to possess initiative and good problem solving skills, as well as have a flexible and pro-active nature since the role will continually require multi-tasking, patience and a push to achieve results when given very little direction.

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