Sr. Technical Support Specialist

    • Irving, TX

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

About this role: 
The Technical Support Specialist provides second level support to identify and solve technical issues escalated by the Help Desk to meet Gartner standards and SLA's for all Gartner Associates (in local and regional Gartner offices or working remotely).  The Technical Support Specialist will also provide technical expertise on projects, site visits and Gartner Events support.

What you’ll do: 
• Escalated (level 2) technical support: Provides technical hardware troubleshooting & diagnosis, software troubleshooting/installation, and information gathering to provide business solutions to keep Gartner Associates and infrastructure operational 24x7.
• Remote office visits (when required):  Evaluates and provides onsite support in remote office locations including resolving technical issues and building rapport with associates.
• Asset Management:  Accurately manages all asset life cycles to allow for the most efficient deployment of assets throughout the company.
• Participate in development and implementation of support processes including New Hire process, Tech Orientations, VM Builds, etc.
• Events & Symposiums: To ensure Gartner delivers world class events to our clients, liaise with ITIO Event Manager and Events staff to provide technology services and support to associates and clients including making on the spot decisions requiring discretion and judgment which impact Gartner’s client satisfaction.
• Projects: Work on additional project work when required.
• Active Management of Service Request, Incident, and Activities:  Responsible for ensuring all associate interactions are accurately documented, assigned, and communicated in order to determine and resolve issues, escalate if necessary, and provide solutions for future problem resolution and process improvement

What you’ll need:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional qualification 
• 2+ years client service experience.

• 2-4 years experience in an entry level technical support role with both Mac and PC.

• Understands networking concepts; servers; LANs/WANs.
• Experience using help desk call logging system.
• Experience with standard Microsoft products and platforms.
• Good problem solving skills.
• Good communicator, able to deal independently with staff throughout the organization (verbal and written).
• Excellent customer service skills

Who you are:
• Motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead
• Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
• Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change 
• Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement
• Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges

What we offer:
In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including: 
• An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values
• Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
• Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
• Exposure to industry leading training and development
• Performance based recognition and rewards

Job Requisition ID:40191

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