Part-time Client Services Technician (20 hours per week)

Position Purpose

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.

Our team has recently been ranked the third largest digital company by employee size in Chicago and we are continuing to see increased growth in virtually all of our technical teams. We have recently completed the technology integration with Command Transportation and look forward to continued success with you as part of our team!

Additionally, this will be part-time work up to 20 hours per week. The schedule can be one of the following as there are multiple openings. All candidates must be open to at least one of the following shifts..

Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Monday-Friday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (30 min lunch at 11:30 a.m.)

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:

Technology Support Specialists work in conjunction with all members of IT and the business up to C-level executives

  • 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 Suotes, 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

What's in it for you?

  • Help career growth by joining industry leader and continuing to advance Echo web based technologies
  • Working with an organization with defined market goals, products, customers, revenue, and development teams
  • Experienced mentors to learn and adopt new practices
  • Ability to introduce your own views and takes on desktop practices
  • Work with customized proprietary technology used by entire organization
  • Have a clearly defined career growth track with enough flexibility to pave your own way

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, 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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Located in River North overlooking the River! Easily accessible and close to various train and bus stops, including a shuttle from Union Station.
600 West Chicago Avenue #725 , Chicago, IL 60654

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