IT Service Desk Analyst II

Trumbull, CT

The Service Desk Analyst II is responsible for providing support for all systems and software utilized by the organization. Support is provided to internal customers and Contractors.  The Service Desk Analyst II possesses the ability to manage service desk incidents independently bringing closure to incidents within identified service level agreements.  He or she has the ability to discern when an incident needs to be escalated internally to a team member or to third party vendors for investigation and final resolution.  The Service Desk Analyst II is responsible for supporting all technology used by CTS (Desktops, laptops, custom development work, printers, telecom systems, etc). The Service Desk Analyst II will be responsible for providing project management for all assigned projects.  He / She is responsible for reviewing system and security logs for events / suspicious activity.  Should a problem be found within the logs, the Service Desk Analyst II will communicate this to his / her direct manager for further investigation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Troubleshoot Windows 10 and Office 365 in a network environment
  2. Install and configure computer software on workstations
  3. Provide phone-based, user-facing and / or remote technical support
  4. Utilize call tracking software (Samanage) to manage service incidents, service requests, vendor information, and asset management.
  5. On-going review of event, security, and other logs for suspicious activity or impending problems
  6. Troubleshoot diagnose and resolve desktop, printer, phone and application related problems
  7. Install and configure Anti-virus software and device encryption.
  8. Document administrative procedures and configurations for backup disaster recovery.  Prepare system documentation and other technical documents to accurately reflect existing environment
  9. Work independently or as a member of a team on complex tasks
  10. Investigate, resolve, and explain system issues to both technical and non-technical people
  11. Perform system updates, and work with third party vendors when required.
  12. Ensure opened tickets with vendors are resolved within a timely fashion
  13. Assist with the IT components and project management of all software development efforts with our third-party vendors
  14. Manage the Service Desk / Asset Management system ensuring inventory is up to date and current on a routine basis
  15. Comply with all CTS and IT Departmental policies
  16. Respond to rotating after-hours emergency calls
  17. Investigate new technologies for the streamlining of IT / Business Operations 

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                                                   

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Information Technology, etc. from a four-year college or university; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to put in writing the skills they have to satisfy the job requirements.

Language Skills                                                

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills                                                     

Ability to work with asset management and budgeting.

Reasoning Ability                                             

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form.

Networking / Computer Skills                                                  

Service Desk best practices, Cloud based solutions and network architecture.  The ability to understand more advanced computer skills / technical concepts and be proficient in TCP/IP, Visio, VOIP Phones.  Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, and workstation imaging.  An understanding of HIPAA, the Security Rule, ITIL, and NIST standards are a plus.  Familiarity with Transportation Management Software a plus. Background in VMWare, Cisco, VPN, SCCM, SQL, and Anti-virus a plus

Scope of Responsibilities:

Incumbent functions independently within broad scope of established departmental policies and goals, generally refers specific problems to supervisor only where clarification of operating policies and procedures may be required.

Interpersonal Skills

Contacts involve the ability to influence actions of others where considerable perception is required to analyze individual circumstances and determine most appropriate course of action.  Ability to explain technical topics to a non-technical audience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

A+, N+, S+, CCENT, MCSA, ITIL certification (s) a plus.

COVID Vaccination Required-

CTS offers a competitive, performance based, salary and fringe benefits program. CTS is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering. 

JOB CODE: 1000223