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108046 - German Service Desk Support - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 6/08/2020
Job Reference: 108046
Contact Name: Dee Curley
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Job Description

German Service Desk Support - Galway - 108046
Service Desk Support II (German)

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a German speaking desktop support

The Global Service Desk Tier II Analyst based in Galway, Ireland is bilingual (English / German) and responsible for providing basic and advanced service desk functions businesses globally. The responsibilities of the role will include troubleshooting hardware, software, networking and other computer related issues, mobile device support, application account creations, ticketing and metric tracking. The role holder will open; track and close service desk tickets, and effectively manage status updates and requests, while reporting back to the customer. The position requires ability to work a flexible shift, which may include evenings and/or weekends. Under direct supervision, the role holder will develop, test, implement and support various customer support services, programs and technologies.

This job function has accountability for complying with the applicable elements of the Global Quality Framework and the Corporate Quality Management System (QMS).

Key Responsibilities
  • Troubleshoot hardware (company issued equipment), software, networking, remote access & terminal server connectivity issues in addition to providing mobile devices support for all employees and any third party consultants
  • Client account creations, password control, right issuance via AD groups and internally used company application account creations
  • Assist with quality assurance and collaborate with other departments
  • Manage (open, assign, update, resolve, close) tickets in the current service desk system and ensure timely resolution of issues or escalation to proper group for additional support while reporting back to the customer
  • Research, resolve and respond to incoming questions in a timely manner specified within the service level agreement
  • Provide escalated support for enterprise applications and network related issues
  • Escalate and Dispatch problems to support personnel when appropriate via documented escalation procedures
  • Assist in the delivery of training programs in collaboration with Application and Network Technologies
  • Assist in the development of documentation, including appropriate policies and procedures for training and support programs
  • Assist in the assessment, determination and documentation of customer requirements for services provided by Information Technology Support Services
  • Provide remote telephone support
  • Abide by all GIS Policies and Procedures pertaining to security of data, the network and its applications, proper account access and management, and general Standard Operating Procedures
  • Undertake any other duties reasonably requested to meet business needs

General Responsibilities
  • Self-motivated, team oriented approach, able to operate effectively in a busy environment
  • Works on diverse range of support issues requiring ability to independently identify, evaluate and resolve problems
  • Works under direction to produce solutions in support of customer service level agreements
  • Works proactively and uses own initiative to ensure business needs are met effectively
  • Ensures all solutions adhere to applicable change control requirements
  • Addresses immediate service needs of all end users regardless of Business Unit affiliation
  • Good time management skills, with proven ability to prioritise and organise a demanding workload, adapting to fit the changing needs of the business
  • Strong customer service orientation, able to understand and meet the needs of a diverse client base in a positive and professional manner
  • Self-motivated and team oriented approach, able to work well with direction and independently
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to combine technical knowledge and customer support skills to successfully and repeatedly instruct people on the steps to take to solve computer problems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), able to relate with users, service providers, and management
  • Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies
  • Demonstrates commitment to the development, implementation and effectiveness of Quality Management System per ISO, FDA, and other regulatory agencies
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behaviour with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company’s policies and practices
  • Understands and is aware of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job. Has awareness of device defects that may occur in their area of responsibility, including product design, verification and validation, manufacturing and testing activities
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

  • Fluency in German essential
  • A degree or equivalent qualification in Computer Science or related discipline; or relevant work experience
  • Significant experience of providing customer service, service desk, computer training and PC / desktop support in a high output, dynamic environment
  • Experience of working in a team oriented service desk environment, with the ability to positively contribute to cross functional teams
  • Able to learn new processes quickly, committed to keeping knowledge and skills up to date
  • Understanding of the following technologies:
  • Active Directory user functions (ADS and Exchange).
  • Windows Operating Systems (XP, 7, 10, Server 2003/2008/2012)
  • Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Skype for Business)
  • Knowledge of anti-virus / anti-malware programs
  • Wireless technology
  • Previous experience supporting personal computers on Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 10 Workstation operating systems in a networked environment
  • Experience troubleshooting computer hardware, software or network

  • SOX compliance knowledge
  • ITIL framework knowledge
  • Support bespoke/in-house software systems
  • ServiceNow knowledge

For further information on this German Deskside Support role in Galway please contact Dee Curley on 086 7902191 /

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