Information Technology Support Specialist

Addison, TX 75001

Posted: 07/15/24 Employment Type: Direct Hire Position: Desktop / Helpdesk - Junior/Lead Job Number: 16970 Work Location: Onsite

Job Description

Position Overview:

The IT Support Specialist supports all technology needs onsite in Dallas, TX. Providing proactive and reactive real response to address, correct, improve and make effective and efficient application to all systems and technologies.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Duties:
  • Installs, modifies, and makes minor repairs to computer hardware and software systems.
  • Resolves tickets representing staff-generated technical requests or problems and troubleshoots technical and process issues to maintain productivity.
  • Maintains system functionality by testing computer components.
  • Helps design and implement networks and telephonic systems.
  • Consults with users to determine appropriate hardware and software needs and assists in placing orders.
  • Maximizes computer systems capabilities by studying technical applications and making recommendations.
  • Tests compatibility of new programs with existing ones.
  • Gathers data to identify and evaluate technical purchasing options.
  • Confirms program objectives and specifications by testing new programs, comparing them with established standards, and making modifications.
  • Evaluates vendor-supplied software by studying user objectives and testing software compatibility with existing hardware and programs.
  • Installs software and necessary applications for workflow.
  • Trains users on new software in person or through a variety of tutorial channels, including self-guided training videos, user manuals, and digital instruction pages, often in collaboration with technical writers.
  • Maintains system capability by testing computer components.
  • Carries out software, network, and database performance tuning.
  • Documents hardware and software updates.
  • Keeps up to date on technical advancements by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and participating in professional societies.
  • Prepares reference material for users by drafting operation instructions


Variable work schedule that includes evenings and weekends.

Technical Support Specialist Qualifications/Skills:
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • The ability to communicate technical information in an accessible manner to non-technical employees.
  • A process improvement mindset.
  • Software maintenance and testing capability.
  • Vendor relations.
  • Basic knowledge of networking principles and operating systems.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Hands-on problem-solving ability.
  • Knowledge of script languages such as Python, JavaScript, Java, C#, etc.

Education, Experience, & Licensing Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or above in computer science, information systems, or related field
  • Prior experience working on a Helpdesk, in IT, or similar technical function

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