Desktop Support Engineer – Contract – Oakland, CA - $20.00-$27.00/hr
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.
Cognizant is seeking a Desktop Support Engineer in Oakland, CA.
Desk Side Support is expected to manage all the EUC (End User Computing) activities. Such tickets will be passed on to the End User Computing team by the Service Desk team.
Client is looking for outgoing personalities willing to help end users as well as train and guide. A member of the Tech Bar Team you will be the face of IT to all users.
Contracting at Cognizant will see you working with the world’s leading companies to improve everyday life. Unlike many IT gigs, Cognizant’s unique consultative approach will see you help clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses with the latest tech, not just deliver a standard project.
Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant serves 177 of the Fortune 500, and has enjoyed consecutive years of growth, so you’ll never be short of finding your next gig with them. Plus you’ll enjoy many of the perks you’d expect from one of the most admired companies in the world.
Skills & Requirements
• Lenovo Desktop, Laptop, and Accessories troubleshooting and repair. Imaging and deployment including customer interactions
• Deploying build images and software’s using SCCM and Intune to Laptops and Desktops.
• Assist End Uses with Autopilot deployment
• Supporting and interacting with end users, including moves, transfers, new hires, etc.
• Conference Room AV Equipment maintenance and interactive support
• Inventory Management including disposal and intake, Commissioning and decommissioning of assets
• Windows and MAC skill required
• Mobile Device support on both Android and Apple devices
• Application and database installation / troubleshooting
• MS Teams Troubleshooting
• RDP for remote control
• Active Directory
• Conference Room AV Equipment t/s and support.
• SCCM for user lookup, tracking devices, machine information lookup
• Familiar with End Point Management
• Network Equipment and Server hands and feet support
• EUC support at the meeting rooms may required for VIP meetings .
As Cognizant’s chosen recruitment partner we have this role exclusively, so you will work with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of Cognizant, the role, the Information Technology industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers and so can keep you in mind when future gigs like this come up with Cognizant. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.
Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)
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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.
In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570
Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information. #1142662
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