IT Service Desk Representative

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Job Description

The IT Service Desk Representative will be a part of the Allstate Technology Support Center (ATSC) in Roanoke, Virginia. The ATSC provides support for Agency applications, hardware and connectivity. The IT Service Desk Representative will provide technical call center support for Allstate Insurance Exclusive and Independent Agencies. Under minimal supervision and guidance, this individual will receive inbound calls/chats, investigate and resolve issues reported by Agents and Support Staff, update applicable documentation, and effectively demonstrate customer care principles in all interactions.

Responsibilities

  • Creates, analyzes, and resolves customer incidents/requests/trends
  • Under minimal direction provides technical support to customer, utilizing established protocol(s).

Investigates, recognizes, resolves and/or reports technology trends. Escalates more complex problems to a more senior level

  • Manages the expectations of customers
  • Tests systems and applications
  • Duplicate, troubleshoot, and investigate user problems
  • Recommends system and/or content modifications to reduce user problems
  • Informs, recommends and/or manages timely and relevant information to our internal and external business partners
  • Notifies appropriate parties of outages and/or brokens and changes in ticket status
  • Takes complete ownership of the incident and follow-up
  • Submits documentation updates
  • Demonstrates understanding of technical business platforms, processes and environment
  • Navigates business platforms
  • Utilizes available resources to resolve basic to intermediate customer inquiries and/or technical issues.

Hours: *Must be available to work an 8 hour shift between the hours of 8:00am to 9:00pm, Monday-Friday.

Training will be for 6 weeks between the hours of 8:00am to 5:30pm.

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Prior experience working with customers over the phone is required
  • Minimum of 1 year of service desk, help desk, call center or other customer service experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Preferred Competencies:
  • Problem Solving
  • Organization
  • Interpersonal skills

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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