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Lead Desktop Support Specialist in Houston, TX at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland, transacting business in approximately 180 countries and underwriting more than 100 classes of specialty insurance. Tokio Marine HCC products and capabilities set the standard for the industry, and many of the Company’s over 2,700 employees are industry-leading experts.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Desktop Support Specialist in our Corporate Headquarters located in Houston, TX.



Position Summary: 

Under general supervision, provides technical support by responding to, diagnosing, and resolving local desktop computer problems either personally or by directing the activities of less-experienced Desktop Support Specialists. 



Key Responsibilities: 

Relying on broad experience and judgment, the Lead Desktop Support Specialist is responsible for accomplishing the following responsibilities and has substantial latitude for actions or decisions made with minimal review. 

  • Provide second-tier support to end users for PC, server, or mainframe applications and hardware.
  • Personally perform and resolve all Senior Executive support issues.
  • Handle problems that the first-tier of Help Desk Support is unable to resolve.
  • Investigate and resolve user software and hardware problems.
  • Interact with network services, software systems engineering, and/or applications. development to restore service and/or identify and correct core problems.
  • Recommend system modifications to reduce user problems.
  • Maintain currency and high level of technical skill in field of expertise.
  • Simulate or recreate user problems to resolve operating difficulties.
  • Answer questions applying knowledge of software, hardware, and procedures.
  • Talk to programmers to explain software errors or to recommend changes to programs.
  • Develop user training materials and train users on software and hardware or recommend outside contractors to provide training.
  • Plan and oversee daily activities of entry- or immediate-level team members.

Job Requirements



Position Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements: 

Education

  • Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Business, a related field, or the equivalent education and/or experience 

Experience

  • Minimum of six years of relevant and progressive professional experience in the Computer Operations area
  • Demonstrated experience in Desktop Administration

Other

  • Possess and have ability to apply broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Knowledgeable of industry changes, legal updates, and technical developments related to applicable area of the Company’s business to proactively respond to changing business environment
  • Advanced proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office Package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Overtime hours may be required to fulfill job responsibilities
  • May require travel outside normal work location 

The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking energetic and confident individuals to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies is an equal-opportunity employer. Please visit www.tmhcc.com for more information about our companies.