IT Service Tech III at Echo Global Logistics

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At Echo we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Echo!

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Echo Global Logistics is a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions and supply chain management. We utilize technology to simplify transportation management for our clients and carriers by handling the critical tasks on their behalf so they can focus on what they do best. From coast to coast, dock to dock, and across all major transportation modes, Echo connects businesses that ship their product with carriers who transport those goods quickly, securely, and cost-effectively.

Echo Global Logistics has recently been ranked in Crain's Business as a Top 25 Tech Employer in Chicago along with other recognitions as the top 3PL provider. We are looking for incredible people to join our team and help carry out our mission of providing our clients with best in class service and technology!

 

 

Position Overview:

 

As a Technology Support Specialist on the Echo Global Logistics team, you will support and maintain Echo proprietary technology and be the first point of contact for end users. Our proprietary software is used by every Echo employee and was created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever growing market.

 

 

Essential Position Functions 

 

You...

  • See technology as a passion, not something you just do between 9-5
  • Possess the ability to create new solutions; we operate on a web based platform and constantly facing unchartered waters
  • Possess strong fundamentals within PC, helpdesk, and desktop responsibilities and a willingness to wear several hats when called upon
  • Do not wait for something to break; find a problem before it becomes one and constantly aiming to improve
  • Having a willingness to vocalize these ideas and pick yourself up if you get knocked down

 

We…

  • Value passionate technologists, go-getters, and people who never stop seeking ways to improve existing technology
  • Have a high focus on career development and the runway to get you there
  • Work hard, period
  • Offer competitive compensation, benefits, 401k, challenging projects, company wide events, coworkers and leaders who will push you to get better, a sense of community not found anywhere else

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide first-level technical support to end users via various modes (e.g., email, log me in) for Echo’s 2,500+ employees nationwide
  • Ensure timely resolution of IT requests by prioritizing and handling tickets from open to close, researching technical issues, escalating issues and documenting resolutions
  • Troubleshoot and support all Echo employee hardware including windows-based desktops, laptops, Tablets, Smartphones, projectors, telecom handsets, headsets and A/V equipment
  • Gather workstation requirements and perform, imaging, profiling and assembly/disassembly of workstations for equipment refreshes and on/off-boarding requests
  • Advocate for the interests of end users within internal IT communications and meetings
  • Provide mentorship to teammates
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and positively represent Echo technology in all end user and customer interactions
  • Work to continuously advance your skill set

 

Position Requirements

  • 1+ years desktop and application support
    • Experience support Windows 7, Microsoft Office Suites, VOIP telecommunications, Active Directory
    • Experience in customer service, both via phone and face-to-face
  • 1+ years supporting end-users and high degree of professional demeanor
    • Work in fast-paced enterprise environment
    • Exceptional customer service
    • Strong problem solving skills

 

 

Work environment/physical demands summary:

 

This job operates in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office with an open seating floor plan. The employee may encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.

 

 

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.  

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • T-SQLLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MVCFrameworks
    • CQRSFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • ElasticSearchDatabases
    • KafkaDatabases
    • RabbitMQDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • KissmetricsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • UXPinDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • VersionOneManagement
    • Quality CenterManagement
    • DrupalCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SendGridEmail

Location

Located in River North overlooking the River! Easily accessible and close to various train and bus stops, including a shuttle from Union Station.

What are Echo Global Logistics Perks + Benefits

Echo Global Logistics Benefits Overview

401k with company matching
Medical insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Flexible Spending Account
Parental leave
Paid time off
Commuter benefits
Divvy discount code
Employee training programs
Volunteer time off
Casual dress code
Pet insurance
Gym membership discounts
Mobile carrier discounts
Employee assistance program

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
River North Gym is in the building
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Echo has it's own Softball league in the spring/summer!
Fitness Subsidies
Gympass!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fast-paced. People-focused. Career-growth-centric. At Echo we work hard and carry the load together, but we also know how to have fun. Walking onto the sales floor of our 225,000-square-foot Chicago headquarters, you can feel the energy created by more than 800 sales representatives hustling to move over 16,000 shipments every day. When the last load is booked, you might find co-workers gearing up for summer softball, talking shop at our weekly “Beer Friday,” or competing in a game of foosball, ping-pong, or pop-a-shot.