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Desk Side services

  • Location: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 15 August 2021

About Our Client: Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Our Client works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Our Client drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives

Job Description:

General Description

Job description for Desk-Side profile.


  • Good in Data Analysis & Reporting using MS Office and ITSM tools

  • Coordinate desktop changes to avoid deployment collisions.

  • Prepare requests for rollout

  • Prioritize change requests

  • Create rollout plans for changes requests

  • Coordinate implementation process

  • Keep track of request and make sure they are implemented as planned

  • Participate in incident handling concerning desktop changes.

  • Participate in projects concerning bigger desktop changes, for example rollout of new antivirus.

  • Microsoft environment knowledge (desktop & server).

  • Have good technical understanding of the products building up a desktop service.

  • Experience from the desktop environment.

  • Understanding and experience of change management process.

Technical Requirements

  • Phone support experience necessary.

  • Technical Service desk or technical call center experience is necessary.

  • Disciplined, systematic problem solving skills required.

  • Windows Operating systems

  • Clients: Windows7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows 10

  • Servers: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008,

  • Knowledge of Active Directory, Exchange 2003/2007

  • ITSM ticketing tools such as Remedy, HP Service Center, Peregrine Service Center

  • Remote desktop connectivity applications like SMS, Bomgar, WebEx, Live Meeting, and Windows Native tools

  • MS Office Suite (XP, 2003, 2007): MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, MS-Outlook, MS Project, and MS Visio

  • Internet browsers (e.g. Explorer, Chrome, Firefox),

  • VPN and remote dial-in users

  • Support for laptop, desktops, and printers

  • PDA and blackberry support

  • Others: Adobe Acrobat and other common desktop applications like WinZip, etc

Soft Skills

  • Excellent communication and conversation skills (Verbal and Written)

  • Good documentation skills

  • Good working knowledge of MS OFFICE (Including MS Project and Visio)

  • Should have a great customer handling skills

  • Able to handle unforeseen situations

  • High level of acceptance

  • Can drive client value and its methodology

  • Other Skills / Experience

  • Ability to successfully provide hardware/software/network problem analysis and resolution support over the phone

  • Personal dedication to providing high quality, superior service at all times. Ability to finish what is started is a must.

  • Ability to integrate as a cross-functional, team player in a fast-paced environment where all information is shared.

  • Ability to learn new information quickly and the willingness to do so at all times.

  • Ability to work flexible hours from time to time to cover for other Service desk staff and to be on call via pager during the week.

  • Customer Focus

  • Teamwork

  • Technical Expertise

  • Interpersonal Effectiveness

  • Concern for Order and Quality

  • Years of Experience

  • Relevant: 7+ years of Service desk/Deskside, customer service, and support experience with problem solving involving hardware.

  • Certification requirements

  • Preferred MCP/MSCE/MSCA/A+ or HDI CSS or Cisco certification

  • ITIL knowledge of V2 or V3 especially on Service Desk, Incident, Problem, and Change Management preferred 

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.