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Computer Services Consultant II

USC Alzheimer's Therapeutic Research Institute San Diego, California

The USC Keck School of Medicine - Alzheimer Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI), located in San Diego, California is an academic institute comprised of an expert panel of scientific collaborators committed to advancing the development of new treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) through innovative clinical trials.

The Computer Services Consultant II will be responsible for supporting and maintaining the workstation computing environment at the ATRI, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 technical support for all computers, software and audio-visual equipment.
  • Assist with deployment, maintenance, upgrades and inventory of all computers, peripherals and audio-visual equipment.
  • Support on-site events and meetings.
  • Create procedures and documentation and provide technical training for faculty and staff.
  • Educates faculty and staff on computer related topics (new software, new hardware, system compatibilities).
  • Maintain user accounts, permissions and quotas.
  • Provides in-person and remote technical support and consultation to faculty and staff on software, hardware and accounts issues.
  • Installs and troubleshoots software and hardware for users.
  • Provides workstation technical support and troubleshooting for network printers, multi-function devices and Helpdesk support.
  • Provides technology orientations to incoming faculty and staff.
  • Tests new applications and programs either written in-house or purchased third party to ensure compatibility with the ATRI environments. 
  • Maintains computer equipment and related technology spaces and facilities.

Experience & knowledge:

  • Preferred 3 years of IT and 2 years’ experience in Desktop and/or Help Desk support.
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to learn and continue learning new systems and willingness to take on additional responsibilities.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a team as needed and follow-up towards the successful completion of assigned tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience with networks, workstations, wireless communication, security software and procedures.
  • Experience with hosted SaaS (e.g. Google Apps, Atlassian, Citrix Goto Products).
  • Demonstrated experience with ticketing systems.
  • Experience using command line tools for Mac and Windows. 
  • Ability to create or edit scripts and programs in batch script, shell script, or power shell.
  • Working knowledge of software development tools including versioning systems. 
  • Experience creating and automating processes.

This position may be required to work evenings or weekends as needed.

Salary is dependent on education and experience.

Location:  San Diego, CA

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of computing environments. Experience with networks, workstations, wireless communication, security software and procedures. Working knowledge of associated hardware, software, operating systems, and peripherals.

REQ20052798 Posted Date: 11/02/2017 - Thru date - 1/31/2018

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