This is a Tier 1 IT Helpdesk Technician role for our customer. This role is open due replacing an existing contractor who is leaving at the end of his contract. This person will initially be trained on either internal or external support within our customer depending on the training cycle. This is the internal support of our customer, which requires more technical knowledge. They will be supporting traders, analysts and high level executives. These individuals will be responsible for all standard IT helpdesk support duties (including internal and external calls). Additionally, the customer's busy season begins in November which leads to significant increases in overall call volumes.
The primary responsibilities of the position will include:
The Help Desk Specialist answers inbound calls and emails for technical assistance from Shareholders, Participants, Associates and Vendors. The position answers calls from external customers related to accessing account information through various types of media including Internet and phone access. The position answers calls from internal customers who are requesting support to successfully and efficiently complete their job responsibilities.
Trouble-shooting and diagnosis of technical issues for users using TRP Financal Investment Applications.
Maintain objectivity in effective problem resolution.
Escalate problems to Level II and supervisor based on department operations and procedures as necessary.
Handle all incoming technical support problems using Remedy's ticketing system and other systems as required.
Follow all department procedures.
Weekend rotation and overtime potential.
40% of calls are password resets.
Desk supports internal and external users.
The desk supports over 400 apps, but about 12 of them account for 80% of the calls regarding apps.
There is No Quota regarding number of calls an agent must take, they are more focused on the quality of the call.
The desk takes about 1000 calls per day, 30-50 per person.
The average call is 6-7 minutes and the goal is to be on the phone for 70% of every hour.
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