16 hours

Product Support Specialist (131779)

Home Depot, Inc.
Austin, TX
  • Job Code
    338162
Product Support Specialist - Austin TX 78721 Skip Navigation
Job Details

Product Support Specialist (131779)

TX - Austin

  • Date Posted: Aug 6, 2019
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Technology
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE

The Product Support Specialist is responsible for handling escalated requests, maintaining tracking of licenses and software application discs, license keys, and the PCLS software server, and nurturing vendor relationships. 

The Product Support Specialist is also responsible for collaborating on and producing content for the knowledge database and training materials for more junior team members.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES


25% - Support & Enablement: 
Receives incident from escalation of L1 or receives incident from application and infrastructure teams directly; troubleshoots technical issues via phone, tickets and remote support (desk-side as needed) in a courteous manner both synchronously and asynchronously; escalates unresolved issues to L3 or engages service vendor 
Actively listens to and builds rapport with end users to elicit problem details, applying conflict resolution skills as needed 

40% - Delivery & Execution: 
Has administrative rights; can make change to systems hardware and software 
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met 
Partners with engineering team to resolve any SCCM Software Center issues 
Maintains, upgrades and supports existing systems to ensure operational stability 
Applies diagnostic utilities to as needed to complete troubleshooting activities 
Identifies new and existing requirements and installs necessary hardware and equipment infrastructure to meet these requirements 
Accesses software updates, drivers, and knowledge bases as needed to achieve problem resolution 
Tests fixes prior to closing tickets to ensure problems have been adequately resolved 
Obtains and maintains license keys and associated software assets 
Maintains the PCLS software server which contains manual installation packages 
Negotiates with vendors to ensure that all system requirements are met in a timely and efficient manner; maintains and nurtures relationships with software vendors 
Interacts and builds relationships with site leadership where applicable 

10% - Administration & Operations: 
Documents all pertinent end user identification information including nature of problem 
Records, tracks, and documents the problem-solving process for each ticket 

25% - Learning: 
Actively engages in and supports formal and informal training sessions to share new skills and knowledge including, but not limited to, usage of system to obtain license keys and updates on additions and changes to the PCLS software server 
If new issue or known issue with incomplete resolution in the Knowledge Base, updates Knowledge Base system for L1s upon resolution

NATURE AND SCOPE


Typically reports to the Product Support Supervisor, Product Support Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS


Environment: 


Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel: 


Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:


Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:


The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 
1 years

Physical Requirements:


Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

1-3 years of relevant work experience 
Proficient in CRM or standard help desk ticketing systems and remote monitoring and management software 
Proficient in Microsoft Office standard applications 
Proficient in troubleshooting and diagnosing networking issues and problems with modern operating systems 
Proficient in troubleshooting and diagnosing in virtualized and cloud-based environments 
Experience with administering antivirus software 
Experience with administering mobile devices and mobile device management systems (iPhone, Android) 
Experience with data management (backup) software and Windows Server 
Experience with DNS, DHCP, Internet infrastructure, and IP informational tools 
Experience with setting file permissions, email protocols (SMTP, POP), Active Directory, and Citrix Servers 
Experience contributing to and developing content for a knowledge database and team training documentation 
Experience serving as a resource for more junior team members on how to approach or complete Support Desk tasks

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Being Resilient: Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations 
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives 
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique 
needs of different audiences 
Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions 
Decision Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward 
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people 
Manages Conflict: Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise 
Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder 
Resourcefulness: Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently 
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Categories

Posted: 2019-08-22 Expires: 2019-09-21

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Product Support Specialist (131779)

Home Depot, Inc.
Austin, TX

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast