IT Help Desk Specialist

Bismarck, ND
Salary: $30,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year

SP is hiring! We’re looking for another experienced technologist to add to our team. Must have experience in computer technology solution development, an understanding of how computers and the Internet affect people’s work life and a strong desire to see regional businesses succeed. 3+ years experience is preferred.

The work is challenging and fun. You’ll be helping our managed services team build small and medium business networks. Your day will include IT helpdesk service and response, project planning and solution coordination. You’ll need to know how PCs, networks, servers and the Internet work together and be able to troubleshoot and solve problems when they occur. See below for the position details.

SP is the fastest growing and largest technology solution provider in central ND. If you’re looking to work for a tech company that has a Silicon Valley culture with North Dakota values, look no further.

Great benefits and pay package. Visit us at to apply online.

Job Summary

Provides expert on-site and remote service support for all assigned tickets. Reviews assigned tickets and resolves support issues remotely and on-site where possible. Discusses high-level technical issues with Customers. Provides advice about technical issues and makes recommendations to Customers.

Day-to-Day Essential Job Duties

  • Resolve tickets where possible.
  • Proactively consult with Customers on technical issues and plans.
  • Deliver detailed hardware, software and related quote requests to Customer Account Managers.
  • Provide remote and on-site technical support.
  • Follows repeatable processes and procedures for service technicians.
  • Troubleshoot a variety of computer issues.
  • Set up and understand network, computer and server security.
  • Design and install computer networks.
  • Works with Dispatch and Manager to adjust ticket and project scheduling.
  • Configure and install Hardware and Software.
  • Escalate incidents that cannot be resolved.
  • Schedule service tickets appropriately.
  • Resolve complaints and service issues.
  • Keep abreast of new company products and services.
  • Work with management on customer service initiatives.

Preferred Skills

Administrative Writing, Professional Communication, Microsoft Office, Organization, Analyzing Information, Problem Solving, Verbal Communication, Remote Support Tools, Ticket Systems (PSA Software), Project Management, Network and Computer Design.

Preferred Technical Skills and Experience

2+ years hands-on experience in IT service delivery and troubleshooting, 2+ years resolving computer and network issues via telephone and at customer site, familiar with a wide variety of brand, makes and models of routers, firewalls, switches, servers, PCs, database systems and enterprise software packages, 2+ years experience creating and maintaining positive customer relationships, CompTIA and Vendor-specific certifications.

High Level Expectations

Continued personal development in areas of leadership, always seeking knowledge in Managed Service Provider best practices as they relate to Job Duties, stay aware of and try to predict industry change as it relates to service delivery, continued acquisition of knowledge, skills and certification in relevant areas, interacts positively with existing customers and establishing relationships with new customers, sets a very high bar for self and others then encourages all to strive to reach it.

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