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Desktop Support Technician

| Chicago

Description

 

HomeAdvisor and our sister company, Angie’s List, have combined to create the largest home services marketplace in the nation. Part of ANGI Homeservices (ANGI), we connect millions of homeowners across the globe with home service professionals through our innovative and user-friendly products. ANGI Homeservices operates 10 brands in eight countries, and is headquartered in Golden, CO.

Wanted: A customer service-focused technical support professional (also known as a Desktop Support Technician) looking to advance his or her career in the world of systems support and administration as part of a hard-charging, motivated Technical Operations team dedicated to keeping HomeAdvisor's IT Environment exceptional for our associates.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responding to incidents and requests for Tier 1 support.
  • Triage incoming support issues and determine severity and impact, escalating when appropriate to higher tier support. Providing information to Tier 2 & 3 support as needed.
  • Participating in maintenance activities on hardware, operating systems, and software applications, and, with supervision, making physical changes to PC, server, and network storage hardware.
  • Maintaining the alert/notification systems, and creating/modifying support documentation.
  • Travel between locations for support activities.

 Why we think you'll want this job:

  • HomeAdvisor has a casual, laidback vibe, and our commitment to our employees has landed us on the Denver Post’s Top Workplaces list for each of the last 6 years.
  • Your teammates are passionate about their work, and strive to be experts in their field. They love to learn from you, teach you, support you, and challenge you.
  • At HomeAdvisor, we have a progressive take what you need paid time-off policy. Instead of accruing vacation and/or sick time, you literally take the time you need to recharge (within reason, of course).
  • We are always looking for new ideas to solve problems; your opinion matters to us, and we want to know how you can excel at your job.

Required Experience:

  • Ability to provide world class customer service to HomeAdvisor employees and partners through phone, email and desk-side support.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a technical support position of some kind - you must have your high school diploma or equivalent, and some college is desirable. A+, Network+ and/or ACMT certifications get you bonus points.
  • Experience troubleshooting PC and Mac technical problems through remote troubleshooting.
  • Basic familiarity with servers, and network hardware, as well as familiarity with operating system software Work with computer imaging, printer support, etc.
  • Experience with modern IT Service Management systems a plus.
  • The ability to communicate in a variety of methods - email, written documentation, verbal instructions - and the ability to stop and listen.
  • Ability to follow process and procedures, and communicate to management when possible changes should be made.
  • The ability to maintain composure when things get chaotic or if they don't quite go the way you planned.
  • Reliable transportation is needed to perform job responsibilities.

If you're interested in a career with us, we'd love to talk. If you have questions about any of our roles, talk with one of our Recruiters by signing up for our next chat: http://www.abouthomeadvisor.com/talk-to-us/

Qualifications

Education

Preferred

Some college or better.

Experience

Required

2 years: Technical Support

Preferred

1 year: Active Directory

1 year: Basic networking and server troubleshooting

2 years: Operating Systems troubleshooting

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Location

Located in the heart of River North! Conveniently located to multiple bus and L stops!

What are HomeAdvisor Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
HomeAdvisor provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Uncapped Commission
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Leadership mentoring.
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