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Desktop Support Specialist
Ref No.: 18-00046
Location: New Windsor, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 04/04/2018
Our client, an organization that offers Technology Advisement and Planning consultation to assist IT teams mainly in the financial industry, is currently looking for an experienced Desktop Support Specialist to join their team at their New Windsor, NY location.

The Desktop Support Specialist will provide design, installation, maintenance and support service for the entire enterprise network. The successful candidate will work with the network management team to discuss the need for network changes and the feasibility of projects recommended by network users.

The Desktop Support Specialist will also be required to monitor technology trends and makes recommendations on incorporating new technology into the company's existing platforms.

Main requirements:
  • Familiar with Windows server (2003+) and Linux server (Red Hat, CentOS) operating systems required.
  • Understanding of various database servers (SQL, Oracle, MySQL).
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Visio, SharePoint.
Nice to have's
  • Experience with Jira, Microsoft Project
  • Basic programming or scripting skills (VB, C#, VBA, VBS, Batch, Java, Powershell)
  • Knowledge of Apache projects like "Nifi” or Ignite
  • Knowledge in any big data platforms (HDP/HDF)/Hadoop/HDFS
  • Experience in financial services or a compliance department
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or similar field.
  • MCDST certification a plus.
  • 5+ years’ desktop engineering experience.
  • Demonstrated ability in desktop and systems design.
  • Proven ability to offer high level desktop support in an enterprise environment.
Candidates must be required to take a drug screen and background check.  The candidates must have a clean record. 

If you are interested please apply directly or send your resume to Andrea: adiaz@knapp consultants.com


*Knapp Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status. EEO is the Law.

About Knapp:
Knapp Consultants Inc., established in 1985, is a leading national recruitment firm headquartered in Rock Tavern, New York with a branch office in Virginia. The firm has an established presence in several major markets throughout the United States as well as specific global markets. Our commitment to integrity and quality has earned Knapp a distinguished reputation. Knapp holds a New York State license, a rigorous and voluntary program. Our extensive industry associations give us insight to a broad range of industries and services, enabling our recruiters to best meet your recruiting needs. The vision of Knapp Consultants, a Human Resources Company, is to offer superior recruitment, staffing, and Human Resources services to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients.