Kforce Field Services Technician in Farmington, Connecticut

Kforce has a client seeking a Field Services Technician in Farmington, Connecticut (CT).Summary:The incumbent will support all aspects of office automation focusing on customer service and total cost of ownership issues. The Field Services Technician will provide support for end users and end user applications. The ideal candidate is well versed in the deployment of large-scale computer installations as well as maintaining, upgrading and supporting desktop operating systems. Creates and generates documentation for users and co-workers. Installs, modifies and repairs microcomputer hardware, printers and peripheralsKey Accountabilities:

  • Supports office technology in general, including software, hardware and communications systems

  • Conducts training classes on new products and systems

  • Tests new programs prior to release to the user group to ensure desired results are achieved

  • Assists the help desk staff in researching problems on the system

  • Deploys computers in mass through imaging and automation processes

  • Loads specified office automation software packages such as operating systems, office suites, and other related applications; Instructs user in use of equipment, software, and manuals

  • Answers client's inquiries in person and via telephone concerning systems operation; Diagnoses system hardware, software, and operator problems; Recommends or performs actions to correct problems based on knowledge of system operation

  • Refers major issues outside or operational norms to manager for resolution

  • Controls and manages PC hardware and software

  • Attends technical conferences and seminars to keep abreast of new software and hardware product developments

  • Interacts with employees to facilitate and promote effective use of information technology

  • Devises logical solutions to operational problems within the capacity and limitations of installed computer equipment

  • Assists in the maintenance of hardware and software inventory

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or Management Information Systems; Without benefit of degree, equivalent on the job training and experience of at least 1 year duration may be acceptable

  • Minimum of 1 year of functional experience in end user support

  • 1 year PC support experience for an installed bases of over 150 users in a Microsoft environment

  • Strong troubleshooting skills required

  • Ownership of problem resolution

  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Strong customer-service orientation

  • Good judgment, integrity and confidentiality

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to appropriately handle stressful situations, critical deadlines, and a customer base with both high service level expectations and technical sophistication

  • Availability to work nights and weekends during (un)planned outages and other special circumstances, with 24/7 accountability

  • Healthcare experience desirable

  • Ability to maintain records and filing systems

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work independently

  • Process improvement and quality skills

  • Project management skills

  • Able to attend all mandatory education and training programs (including department specific) and can describe their responsibilities related to general safety and regulatory compliance as well as department safety and specific job-related hazards

  • Able to maintain all required CEUs for certifications and licensure

  • Able to follow the hospital exposure control plans/bloodborne and airborne pathogens

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours