Bilingual IT Help Desk Support
Jolera Inc
Winnipeg, MB

Jolera Inc. is a multinational technology hybrid aggregate service provider (HASP) focused on delivering IT solutions for its customers and channel partners. Jolera’s core services include customized technology solutions, IT assessments and strategic plans, IT device & infrastructure management, data backup and recovery solutions, cloud and on-premise migrations, enterprise-grade security services and 24/7/365 quad-lingual end-user support services. With a growing staff of over 150 people, Jolera’s team designs and delivers technology systems encompassing the following traits – effectiveness, competitiveness, scalability and value.

Responsibilities

  • Receive and respond to service requests for assistance via telephone and email in accordance with each client's Service Level Agreement (SLA).
  • Provide remote service assistance through the use of various web-based remote support tools when necessary.
  • Process service tickets and assign to appropriate Jolera onsite technicians, or customer-specific internal service resources, as necessary.
  • Maintain service ticket ownership throughout the life of the support incident.
  • Escalate high profile issues to the Service Desk Manager for appropriate handling and routing.
  • Actively monitor all customer systems and services and respond to device-down scenarios.
  • Develop knowledge of multiple systems and processes in order to troubleshoot problems.
  • Perform server updates and reboots during customer-designated service windows.
  • React to onsite outage scenarios as necessary or as assigned by the Service Desk Manager.
  • Monitor, record and troubleshoot customer backup status if necessary.
  • Work rotating shifts as scheduled by the Service Desk Manager.
  • Follow all other processes and quality standards as assigned by the Service Desk Manager.

Qualifications

  • College diploma or equivalent experience.
  • 3‐5 years of previous support experience working in a technology / systems department directly supporting customers.
  • French/Spanish‐language technical communication competency is an asset.
  • Current industry‐relevant certifications (Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, Citrix, Red Hat, etc.) would be an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of (and ability to troubleshoot issues related to) Operating System, DLL, Antivirus, Malware, Spyware, Software Installs, Active Directory, Printers, SCCM, Mobile Device activation, etc. (3-5 years of experience)
  • Expert Level Mac (OSx) End User Support Experience
  • Strong knowledge of Apple Macintosh computing for business (OS X, Open Directory, integration to Active Directory, JAMF, AppleScript, Apple Remote Desktop (ARD), Fusion, etc.) (3-5 years of experience)
  • Strong knowledge of common client‐side productivity application suites (Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook‐Exchange environments, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.) (3-5 years of experience)
  • Basic working knowledge of Linux and Unix would be a strong asset (1-2 years of experience)
  • Basic working knowledge of server‐side applications and technologies, including (but not limited to) Exchange Server, WSUS, Hyper‐V, VMware vSphere, Citrix Xenserver, etc. (1-2 years of experience)
  • Basic working knowledge of pro‐consumer computer hardware and software interaction (Application / OS threading, memory swapping, disk storage subsystems, etc.) (1-2 years of experience)
  • Strong written and communication skills; strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to assume responsibility for multiple concurrent issues, applying appropriate prioritization

General Competencies

  • Strong overall communication skills and can make a significant contribution to Jolera’s success.
  • Ability to provide generalized end‐user training.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts and issues to non‐technical individuals.
  • Demonstrated technical learning and understanding competency.

Required languages:

  • English
  • French

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • IT Support: 1 year (Preferred)