Cambridge Associates Inc
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Assistant Manager, Desktop Support
at Cambridge Associates Inc
The Desktop Support team and the Call Center serve Cambridge Associates’ (C|A) desktop and mobile computing needs across all 11 offices globally. The team’s vision is to be a first-class global provider of support services by delivering an exceptional customer experience which anticipates needs, provides guidance and works to resolve technology issues for C|A staff. Software and hardware support for the firm is provided by Desktop Support in partnership with other IT groups. Desktop Support manages the installation, relocation and configuration of hardware and software. In addition to being responsible for the on-going maintenance, upgrades and issuing of desktop computing equipment and laptops, the team also supports A/V technologies throughout the enterprise.
The Desktop Support Assistant Manager is responsible for the day-to-day oversight and operations of the Desktop Support team in Arlington, and assisting the Global IT Service Desk Manager with the Desktop Support team and Call Center team globally. The Assistant Manager serves as mentor to the team members, oversees their development and training and ensures that their skills stay current and applicable. This role is responsible for consistently tracking and reviewing all tickets, making sure that established processes are adhered to, ensuring timely responses, appropriate troubleshooting and escalation, whilst remaining hands on and assisting the team with resolution of incidents and request fulfillment.
Coordination of local resources, promoting knowledge sharing, best practice, adherence to processes and procedures and consistency of approach across all offices.
Act as a technical escalation point for team members, and ensure appropriate troubleshooting, escalation and communication in the event of system outages and service disruptions
Consistently monitor the ServiceNow queue to ensure that all tickets are processed and handled properly; triage those that aren’t
Monitor and review incidents and quality of service Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s) and ensure the team consistently delivers against them.
Actively contribute to continual service improvement
Work with escalation teams within IT to ensure alignment of processes
Accountability for mentoring and coaching team members. Actively contribute to the Knowledge Base, creating and updating KA’s to ensure they are current, and support the team in troubleshooting adhering to processes and best practice.
3+ years' proven experience in a team lead or Service Desk Assistant Manager position, preferably in a Financial Services environment
ITIL qualification to a minimum of v3 Foundation Level
Bachelor’s degree or five years equivalent experience in information systems, business or related field
Strong technical knowledge and extensive experience working in a Service Desk or Desktop Support Analyst role
Excellent problem solver
Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and professional manner
Experience managing third party partners
Ability to write technical documentation, processes, procedures and work flows
Extensive knowledge of ServiceNow or similar ticketing platform
Demonstrated ability to build strong business partnerships
Ability to lead others through difficult conversations and business process redesign
Ability to understand complex systems and processes and communicate in simple terms
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
Ability to take ownership in difficult situations and relentlessly pursue resolution