Shipshape IT is seeking to grow its technical team to keep pace with its steady growth. Shipshape IT is a provider of fixed-price IT support to small and mid-size businesses in the DC metro area. The company is looking for highly motivated individuals with the ability to effectively communicate with both internal staff and clients. Candidates must also possess strong information technology background and knowledge.
The Senior Technical Support Specialist (TSS) role within the Support Services group will be responsible for ensuring all client-facing customer support requests are resolved in a complete, correct and timely manner. The ideal TSS should be able to take ownership of any support request and either take direct action to resolve any problems or engage the correct internal or external resources to resolve the issue. The TSS should be proactive in identifying areas where more junior staff members are struggling and should be available to train new and more junior staff on a regular basis. In addition to handling escalations, the TSS will assist with network and server monitoring to ensure maximum uptime for all clients. The TSS will also participate in documentation review for new clients to ensure standards are met for the Support Services group.
Our ideal Senior Technical Support Specialist will have 3+ years of prior experience working for an MSP or onsite as support staff for a small business. Our ideal team members will strive to provide a high level of customer service and possess exceptional communication skills.
All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position. Any non-essential functions are assumed to be included in “other related organizational and logistical duties as may be reasonably assigned”:
The position requires extensive experience working with:
As Senior Technical Support Specialist, you will interact extensively (both over the phone and in person) with end-users that possess a wide range of technical knowledge. As such, you will need to possess strong analytical skills, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to design workable solutions to problems in a timely manner, the ability to travel to client sites (local travel only) and a strong customer service ethic.
You may be responsible for, and candidates should be able to perform light physical work. Examples would include things such as lifting, moving, and relocating computers or other information technology infrastructure within an office or data center facility.
For questions, please contact hr@ShipshapeIT.com.
No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted.
Salary commensurate with experience.