Service Desk Analyst - Temporary
Atlanta, Georgia  

We have a Contract position for "Service Desk Analyst - Temporary" with one of our direct clients in Atlanta, Georgia for initial contract duration of  2+ months.

Job Description

The Service Desk Analyst will work with a team of other service desk analysts, under the general supervision of a Service Desk Team Lead and the IT Service Operations Manager, who is responsible overall for the Service Desk operations. Depending on the proficiency and level of expertise, the Service Desk Analyst may be selected to be part of the level 2 support (within the service desk) to provide expert support to other Analysts for critical issues or applications.

Scope of Work/Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor telephone system and take calls from Client users
  • Log all reported incidents, Fulfilment Requests (Service Requests) and attempt to resolve issues at 1st contact in accordance with established SLA’s
  • Escalate incidents to level 2 or level 3 support according to established processes and procedures
  • Track and follow-up on incidents escalated to technical teams to ensure issues are resolved promptly and closed
  • Remotely connect to user computers and assist with resolving issues as necessary.
  • Perform proactive support activities including but not limited to:
  • Ensuring that antivirus software installed on all machines and scans are completed routinely.
  • Update user and asset information in database (as necessary)
  • Provide support for Client IT projects (as needed)
  • Follow established processes and procedures.
  • Report to IT any suggestions that will improve process or make support easier or more efficient
  • Maintain exceptional customer service posture at ALL TIMES
  • Document work performed (and steps to resolve issues) at all times within ticketing system for audit or knowledgebase purposes
  • Record and submit checklists or other documentation as required

Required Skills

  • 3+ years' work experience (minimum) … 5+ years preferred:
  • HDICSR certification (or similar) preferred
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Prior experience with service desk support is a MUST
  • Prior experience working as a desk side support analyst is a plus
  • A+ Certification is a plus
  • Proficient in understanding of network, wireless support
  • Knowledge of best practice security standards and techniques is a plus
  • Microsoft Windows certification is a plus
  • ITIL experience/certification is a plus
  • Must have clean criminal record with the ability to pass finger-print background check
  • Must be authorized to work in the Unites States

Personal Attributes:

  • Creativity and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively on tight deadlines, as necessary
  • Excellent command of English language
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers
  • Ability to work under pressure and stay calm/focused when working with irate customers or users
  • Positive, productive team player
  • Desire to learn new skills and improve


  • Minimum of Associate degree preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in Service Desk support. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


(For Candidate use only)


Maximum file size 5mb (doc/docx/pdf/rtf)