The Desktop Support Technician's role is to support and maintain organizational computer systems, desktops, and peripherals. That includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all organizational hardware and equipment while ensuring optimal workstation performance. The person will also troubleshoot problem areas (in person, by telephone, or via work order) in a timely and accurate fashion and provide end-user assistance where required.

Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning

  •  Support development and implementation of new computer projects and new hardware installations.
  •  Assist in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for meeting future hardware and organizational hardware needs.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Conduct research on, and make recommendations for, hardware products in support of procurement and development efforts.

Operational Management

  • Perform on-site analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of complex desktop problems for end users, and recommend and implement corrective solutions, including off-site repair for remote users as needed.
  • Install, configure, test, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot end user and network hardware, peripheral devices, printing/scanning devices, presentation equipment, software, and other products in order to deliver required desktop service levels.
  • Construct, install, and test customized configurations based on various platforms and operating systems.
  • Collaborate with Technology team members to ensure efficient operation of the organization's desktop computing environment.
  • Where required, administer and resolve issues with associated end-user workstation network software products.
  • Receive and respond to incoming calls, pages, and/or work orders regarding desktop problems.
  • Ensure that desktop connections, ie. network jacks are in proper working order.
  • Prepare tests and applications for monitoring desktop performance, then provide performance statistics and reports·
  •  If necessary, liaise with third-party support and PC equipment vendors.
  • Perform related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.

Position Requirements  

Knowledge & Experience

  • Excellent knowledge of PC and desktop hardware.
  • Excellent knowledge of PC internal components.
  • Hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Extensive equipment support experience.
  • Working technical knowledge of current protocols, operating systems, and standards.
  •  Ability to operate tools, components, and peripheral accessories.
  • Able to read and understand technical manuals, procedural documentation and OEM guides.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  •  Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into PC and software issues and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment.

Job Details

Industry:
Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Department:
Office of Technology Enabelement
Job Location:
Johar Town, Lahore, Pakistan
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Degree Title:
BSCS, BSIT
Career Level:
Entry Level
Experience:
1 Year - 2 Years
Apply Before:
Dec 11, 2022
Posting Date:
Nov 22, 2022

University of Management and Technology

Education/Training · 1501-2000 employees - Lahore

UMT is a premier, research-intensive private university dedicated to academic excellence. Our thinking, research, creative activity and people positively impact the world.

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