Global Data Consultants

  • Desktop Support Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-Chambersburg
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/16/2018 1:38 PM)
    Job ID
    Lindsey James
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Desktop Support Specialist in the Chambersburg, PA area.

    Position Overview

    The Desktop Support Specialist is responsible for providing primary support for the IS Help Desk. The Desktop Support Specialist is responsible for providing a variety of configuring, installing, and supporting end-user computing solutions (i.e. hardware, software, printers, computer carts, phones, and other approved end-user hardware peripherals).


    • Conducts initial research on end-user problems regarding hardware and software by identifying and evaluating the problem, troubleshooting, facilitating suitable solutions, documenting the resolution, notifying the end user, and closing out the helpdesk ticket
    • Answers or responds to questions received from end users regarding the status of open help desk tickets in a timely, helpful manner
    • Identifies, assigns and/or escalates Help Desk issues to appropriate IS resource and/or vendor in order to ensure timely resolution of help desk tickets
    • Completes own individual tickets in a timely and complete manner and updating the Help Desk software resolutions database as appropriate
    • Alerts DSS Manager or other appropriate IS staff/managers to patterns and global problems that are reported through the Help Desk
    • Uses the IS on-call process appropriately
    • Maintains an accurate, up-to-date Help Desk software database (i.e. update customer listing, problem resolution, timely help desk ticket closure) in order to provide optimal customer service and support to the user community
    • Maintains confidentiality of client and departmental information

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Two years of experience in a Desktop Support role 
    • Must possess a solid knowledge of the Windows desktop operating system environment (Windows 2003 through 7), IP addressing, TCPIP, and a general knowledge of networking and client server basics
    • Knowledge and expertise with telecommunication support, PBX infrastructure (moves, adds, changes, etc.) and voice/phone system
    • Associate degree in a computer related field
    • Experience imaging and upgrading PC's and workstations 

    Preferred Experience

    • A+ Certification as a Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician preferred

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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