IT Service Desk Engineer for UAE

Post# A583534 · Dubai, UAE · Posted by: sreejith.murali

VAM Systems is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company with operations in UAE, Bahrain, USA, Australia, Singapore & India.

VAM Systems is currently looking for IT Service Desk Engineer for our UAE operations with the following skillsets & terms and conditions:

Skills and Qualification

Technical Skills

• Good understanding of computers architecture, Microsoft and desktop applications, computer peripherals, operating systems and application software
• Excellent understanding of Microsoft Windows infrastructure (Windows Server and Windows client)
• Good understanding of Microsoft Active Directory services
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products including O365 and Skype for Business
• Familiarity with network architecture, LAN network protocols and client-server business applications
• Familiarity with Citrix and remote desktop or any VDI platform
• Familiarity with Distributed File Sharing
• Good understanding of ITIL framework or any other service management framework
• Excellent understanding of IT service management tools and ticketing system
• Knowledge of using a call center system to manage incoming and outgoing calls with customers (Vocalcom, Cisco UC, Avaya etc.)
• Knowledge of using remote access tools for remote troubleshooting
• Ability to systematically troubleshoot complex problems and resolve them or escalate to the right team

Essential Qualifications

• Bachelor Degree in an IT related field or equivalent hands-on experience
• 2-3 years’ experience in an IT Service Desk role
• ITIL v3 Foundation Certification
• MCSA in Windows Server 2012/2016 or MCTS in Windows Server 2008

Preferred Qualification

• MCITP in Windows Server 2008 or MSCE in Windows Server 2012
• Certificate in Windows 7 or 10 Troubleshooting and Implementation
• Network+ Certificate

Communication and Soft Skills

• Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written
• Critical and analytical thinking and creativity – always challenging the status quo and find better ways to complete tasks
• Conflict Resolution – ability to resolve problems and complex situations
• Active listening and empathy – ability to listen and understand users to address their needs
• Team player – ability to work with a team and influence a positive collaborative culture
• Ability to prioritize workload appropriately based on the impact on the business

Responsibilities and Duties:

Service Desk End-User Support
• Manage end-user issues raised to Service Desk (Level 1) through tickets and calls received through IVR
• Handle incoming calls from end-users in a professional manner and within the defined service levels and ensure achievement of KPI’s
• Ensure proper and timely communication to the end-user on every ticket through the Service Desk tool and phone
• Ensure all work conducted is being logged and managed within tickets raised by or on behalf of business users
• Provide high-quality resolutions of assigned tickets and managing the expectations of the users
• Ensure to resolve and close all end-user tickets within the defined Service Level Agreement (SLA) targets
• Escalate tickets that are beyond the scope of Service Desk to other teams in 2nd level (Applications team and Field Support team) and 3rd level (Infrastructure and Production teams)

• Act as the 1st point of contact for for all IT related issues or requests
• Build a strong trust relationship with business users across the region
• Build strong collaboration with level 2 and 3 IT teams
• Create and update documentation for end-users when needed for known issues/requests

IT Support
• Create and modify user accounts for Active Directory and all applications
• Install end-user software (licensing validity and availability checks)
• Deployment of new applications (and/or upgrades) and follow-up
• Troubleshoot software application issues to resolve basic known ones and escalate complex ones to 2nd level, 3rd level and vendor
• Manage applications permissions changes for end-users
• Create mailboxes and troubleshoot email issues (Exchange server)
• Troubleshooting of printer issues
• Call center system support
• Mobile management enrolment and activation
• Shared folders permissions management

• Ensure full compliance with the Information Security policy and procedures
• Review encryption and antivirus definition status and remediate any issues
• Administrative Privileges management
• Ensure that all provided laptops have the necessary physical security measures
• Scan computers for virus infection
• Provide physical access to staff and visitors as necessary.

Network and Telecom
• Troubleshoot end-user internet issues
• Local area network and Ethernet connections support
• Wireless network access basic support
• Headset phone and softphone setup for call center staff
• VPN configuration and troubleshooting

Terms and conditions:

Joining time frame: Immediate (15 - 30 days)

The selected candidates shall join VAM Systems - UAE and shall be deputed to one of the leading Organizations in UAE.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at » or call +91 (0)471 3073535 / +91 (0)471 4012246.

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