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Title:  Technician , IT Help Desk

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion.
Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from
busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers—we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity

 

Job Title : Technician , IT Help Desk

Job Location : Hyderabad 

Reports to : Lead/Manager, IT Service Desk

 

General Summary of  Role :

 

Support, diagnose and resolve first-level user incidents and fulfill first-level user requests in compliance with CommScope Service Desk standards, policies and procedures; meet or exceed CommScope’s service level, quality, customer satisfaction, user experience and job performance. Provide support via chat, telephone, email and remote support, related to workstation hardware and software, mobile devices, network connectivity, and audio, video, and web conferencing systems.  Perform account administration, software installation, and other routine activities.  Resolve basic issues directly; escalate more complex issues to upper-tier support functions, or where applicable, to the IT Service Desk Supervisor. Leverage the knowledge base to resolve incidents and escalate when knowledge gaps are identified. Complete all assigned learning and development activities. Demonstrate basic knowledge of the CommScope business and user segments, technology, IT functions, and Service Desk (including Service Desk tools and processes). Raise continual improvement opportunities, especially those associated with reducing ticket volume and time to repair, and to shifting demand left. Provide support for L1.5 Analyst process, technology and functional specialty area owners, and complete related tasks and training associated with these areas. Work on one of three shifts providing 24x7x365 coverage. Role requires an adaptive schedule, i.e., moving among shifts, or starting / finishing at different times to meet user demand.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Deliver effective user experiences and satisfaction by providing first-level support services on an assigned shift for a 24x7x365 US-English-based Service Desk
  • Acquire and maintain required skill levels, including voice and chat channel skills, technical troubleshooting skills, and soft skills, e.g., emotional intelligence effective interactions
  • Participate in HR activities as needed, e.g., onboarding and performance management
  • Escalate to the Shift Supervisor where difficult or controversial calls are received that cannot be handed through normal functional escalation channels
  • Provide statistics/reports and attend meetings as requested, e.g. training/awareness sessions
  • Liaise with other Service Desk and CommScope staff as required
  • Attend briefings on changes or deployments that may affect volumes at the Service Desk
  • Efficiently handle user and user device demand for Service Desk services, including incident handling, service request fulfillment, standard change handling, Service Desk knowledge management/learning, support for problem management, critical incident handling and service continuity, Service Desk service level management, reporting, review, participation in audit, staff and ticket quality management, staff training and development, and continual improvement; act as an hierarchical escalation point for Service Desk Supervisors and L1.5 Analysts for issues that cannot be handled by functional escalation; escalate issues that may significantly impact the business to higher-level management in a timely, crisp manner
  • Participate in shift-left and quality and continual improvement and automation initiatives
  • Apply basic technical knowledge to resolve application, hardware, and services solutions
  • Execute basic policies and procedures developed for the function
  • Recognize, research, isolate and resolve problems related to information systems/services
  • Coordinate referrals to appropriate technical, professional or service personnel for appropriate services, repairs, training, and follow-up
  • Document requests, issue and applied fixes in ticketing system
  • Perform administration of accounts in various business information systems
  • Apply understanding and knowledge of information systems, technology, products and services to assist end-users with questions and service requests
  • Develop end-user help sheets and technical support documentation
  • Provide support & implementation guidance for technical solutions; review and revise support procedures as required to satisfy specific helpdesk &/or customer needs

Provide support services (queue monitoring and management, incoming call management, customer request and issue resolution & escalation) and implementation deliverables
 
Skills Required:
 

  • Include demonstrated competencies and physical, mental, & interpersonal skills.
  • Bachelors/graduation degree with 4 to 7 years of experience in Service Desk/Help Desk 
  • ITIL® Foundation Level Certification (or equivalent) Preferred, including knowledge and experience executing ITIL best practices in an organization of similar in size, scope, and complexity as  CommScope, including: incident management and service request fulfillment, and, as applicable, one or more of the following specialty areas: standard change management, Service Desk knowledge management/learning and development, support for problem management, critical incident handling and service continuity, Service Desk service level management, reporting, review, participation in audit, staff and ticket quality management, staff training and development, and continual improvement
  • ServiceNow training and experience on modules central to the work of the Service Desk, especially incident and request management
  • Experience with current Service Desk-related tools, e.g., those used by CommScope: CTI/AVR/ACD, e.g., Cisco Finesse, Bomgar, Hitachi password, UX/Endpoint management tools (like Next Think and MS Endpoint Manager), emoji-based EX tools (e.g., HappySignals)
  • Strong reporting, presentation and analytical skills
  • Ability to execute strategies, to communicate and coordinate work efforts across IT teams,  and develop and maintain relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Experience working as a team member in a global, collaborative environment.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, analytical abilities, detail orientation, quality focus, and problem-solving skills, as well as a broad knowledge of business functions and information technologies
  • Experience in, e.g., Call Center, Customer Service and/or Help Desk support activities
  • Knowledge of workstation support tools, common workstation applications/hardware, network connectivity, MS Windows platforms, MS Exchange/Outlook, smart phones, etc.
  • Strong critical thinking and troubleshooting skills
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed, with keen attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Effective spoken and written English language communication skills with ability to impart ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Distinct customer service orientation with strong sense of ownership to effectively resolve open issues
  • Strong team spirit with ability to work both in local and virtual team settings
  • Desire to learn new skills and to extend knowledge into new technologies as required
  • Occasional travel to regional offices, seminars and training
  • Occasional evening and weekend work
  • Sitting and operation of a computer for extended periods of time
  • Speak English fluently
  • Ability to implement basic support plans
  • Ability to analyze basic helpdesk requirements and solutions and adjust plans if circumstances dictate
  • Ability to understand basic helpdesk operations success criteria and evaluate current and future helpdesk architecture scenarios
  • Ability and technical savvy to learn and apply new technical applications
  • Good customer skills; ability to communicate with other personnel
  • Good attention to detail
  • Some support management skills to include organization, communications, documentation, and cross group collaboration
  • Ability to work independently, within tight guidelines, while maintaining priorities and flexibility
  • Ability to minimize conflicts
  • Ability to use Microsoft office products to include, but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint

 

Commscope is an Equal Opportunity Employer.