Sr Technician - Field Services

Published date Posted on Indeed on Dec 31, 2021 (17 d ago)
Job Description Summary:
MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process, and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

The Sr. Technician position is the final escalation point within the NYSOH IT Technical Services and Support Organization. The position is responsible for supporting business and IT projects, incident, and service request resolutions, change implementations, technical process documentation and to ensure daily business availability and overall client objectives are met.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Will work with client’s support personnel, as appropriate, to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Assist in tracking help desk calls and tickets pertaining to application, networking, and systems problems and issues, updating documentation of problem resolutions and processes for shared team knowledge
  • Assigns/escalates issues and works directly with technical staff, including providing guidance to Help Desk and Deskside Support Teams
  • Works with/escalates problems to corporate support, as needed. Coordinates efforts with MAXIMUS Corporate Office Help Desk
  • Lead/Facilitate troubleshooting sessions for internal/external customers
  • Ability to accommodate after hours support and shift rotation, and provide “On Call” support during emergency situations
  • Responsible for adhering to established safety standards
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Able to execute multiple complex tasks simultaneously and can work as a team member, as well as independently in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Able to be proactive, and have an analytical approach to identifying issues and solutions
  • Knowledge of computer hardware, including desktops, laptops, Network Switches, Routers LAPs, and Telecom
  • Extensive application support experience with VoIP, Microsoft Suite, Windows10 and OS 365 software
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages (PowerShell, PowerApp, Python)
  • Experience in configuring and resolving wireless device issues including email synching and security
  • Experience working with 3rd party support organizations including Dell, Microsoft, and other support desks.
  • Able to do scripting to automate routine tasks.
  • Working knowledge of Print Server and maintenance
  • Able to do Software Scans to find Unauthorized Software
  • Working Knowledge of MECM
  • Experience with VM environments (VCenter, Vsphere)
  • Proficient with Wireshark
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 4-6 years of experience in similar technical support
  • Cisco Certification
  • Microsoft Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science or a related field preferred

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
  • Occasionally lifts, carries, or otherwise moves items weighing up to 25 pounds
Job Summary:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work in liaison with Maximus IT and vendors to provide hands-on/on-site support, testing and troubleshooting assistance for network equipment and cabling and other related systems/equipment at all locations in assigned region.
  • Provide Tier 3 Level support for request that cannot be resolved remotely where on-site hands-on inspection and remediation is required.
  • Identify, research, resolve technical issues for local and remote staff.
  • Become the subject matter expert for various software applications and end point configurations for the business.
  • Conduct routine equipment servicing out in the field.
  • Perform on-site activities, related to installation, repair, management and maintenance.
  • Manage and maintain onsite IT equipment by receiving, inventorying, imaging and deploying IT assets.
  • Track IT Assets and maintain updated information in the appropriate ITAM database.
  • Document, track, and monitor problems to ensure timely resolution within the established SLA’s of the business.
  • Provide Windows / Mac / Linux OS support by evaluating and troubleshooting issues including running in-depth diagnostics.
  • Provide written updates for problem resolution in ticketing system, knowledge bases, troubleshooting manual and or job aids.
  • Escort vendors inside the data rooms and ensure changes, maintenance is documented, and all safety precautions have been followed.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating various software applications and desktops configurations to ensure compliance.
  • Participate in support activities for virtual or in-person projects focused on assisting the transition of newly trained staff into production.
  • Work with other IT departments and vendors to resolve technical issues or implement new technologies for different lines of business.
  • Perform technology upgrades and refreshes.
  • Perform work via IT Ticketing system to assist customers in person, over the phone, chat and remotely.
  • Assist in tracking and completing tickets pertaining to application, network, and system issues.
  • Maintaining Active Directory Users and Computers.
  • Administer user accounts and permissions to various application, as well as client software.
  • Serve as technical liaison between program staff and IT.
  • Assist with Service Desk surge support.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Associate degree or equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience considered in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related IT experience.
  • Ability to communicate in an understandable, polite, and friendly manner, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a medium-size business environment.
  • Availability to response to the needs of internal and external customers.
  • Working knowledge with ITIL and prior experience in staff development preferred.

MAXIMUS Introduction: Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit EEO Statement: EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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