Job Description

This is a 40 hour work-week contract opportunity with our Game Studio client in Redmond, WA.

We are looking for an experienced Lead IT Support Analyst to join our team. An ideal candidate will have a wide range of IT knowledge and experience. In this role, you will support the "Client" game studio as part of the IT Operations team, responsible for upwards of 500 people dedicated to the HALO franchise. If you are eager to strengthen your capabilities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, then this is the job for you.

Responsibilities

  • Desktop/server software/hardware set-up and troubleshooting
  • End-user support for proprietary tools  
  • Works as a team member to assist with operations support
  • Keeping users informed of incident progress, notifying them of upcoming changes or planned outages, etc.
  • Complete assigned documentation tasks with new or updated known errors and workarounds
  • Responsible for asset management and inventory control

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Skills

  • The successful candidate will be able to hit the ground running and deal with IT break/fix issues involving:
  • MS Office Products, Skype, Teams, Bitlocker, Adobe, WiFi, OneNote, VPN, Drive Space, Share Permission, Outlook, Network, GPU drivers, 2-Factor-
  • Authentication, Sharepoint, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, PC Hardware, OS upgrades, Software installs, 4K TVs, etc.
  • 2-4 years of work-related experience  
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft products  
  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent problem resolution and analytical skills  
  • Ability to learn quickly in fast-paced environment

Leadership Skills

  • Be a point of escalation for peer IT Support folks to ensure timely resolutions
  • Can manage Project Task and Customer Ticket queues in collaboration with Management
  • Willingness/eagerness to train new IT Support Team Members – which includes Interns on a 6 month basis
  • Ability to quickly prioritize work for the team and triage new requests or incidents when the AI Bots are unable to do so
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows 10 including troubleshooting methods
  • Familiarity with Disaster Recovery options and Tools
  • Ability to develop new process and procedures as well as improve on existing ones

Pluses

  • Understanding of Datacenter infrastructure (servers, power, cooling, cabling, etc)
  • Knowledge of XBOX Hardware and Software
  • Network Design

How to Apply

Contact me directly at Mohammed.Aqueel@randstadusa.com, please cc Monique.Dorset@randstadusa.com

Please send me your resume/portfolio link and the best time and number to chat! smiley

**Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and sit on-site at our client in Redmond, WA**

About the Company

We are a global organization specialized in HR staffing.  We have a specialized team focused on creative and game studios in the Seattle area.

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