• Systems Engineer I

    Location : Name Boise
  • Overview

    The 411

    We think globally, act locally. As a Managed Services Provider Synoptek provides world-class strategic IT leadership and hyper-efficient IT operational support, enabling our global client-base to grow and transform their businesses. We are excited to have experienced continuous growth and in keeping with that momentum are seeking to add a Systems Engineer I to our talented team. Synoptek is a company with a heart and soul dedicated to the ongoing success and growth of our employees and continued business success of the customers we support. Want to see what we’re made of? Head to Synoptek.com.


    A Day in the Life

    The System Engineer I, handles troubleshooting of server and workstation patch failures, software deployments, & antivirus management.  They are responsible for coordinating with clients, troubleshooting, and resolving tickets. Every Engineer is measured on completed tickets, resolution met, CSAT (customer satisfaction) and ticket utilization set forth by their direct manager.  You will be introduced to multiple systems, but not limited to, Autotask Endpoint Management (AEM) for patch and software deployments, Trend Micro for virus and malware monitoring and remediation, and Autotask for ticket management.


    The specific functions this job will include:

    • Patch failure remediation (Server & Workstation)
    • Antivirus management (including deployment, basic troubleshooting and remediation of issues)
    • Customer and internal coordination (patch schedules, troubleshooting downtime, etc..)


    The Basics

    • Total Years of Technical Experience: 5+
    • Position Specific Experience: 2+
    • Project/ Client Engagement/ Customer Facing Experience: 5+


    Technical Aptitude

    • Ability to provide advanced end user support in an Enterprise environment.
    • Ability to support Windows Desktop & Server operating systems
    • Ability to interact with customers to schedule troubleshooting and downtime.
    • Advanced understanding of Windows Patching
    • Advanced understanding of antivirus software
    • Ability to handle initiating, tracking, and reporting on software deployments
    • Ability to run virus scans and report on outcome
    • Basic understanding of VMware


    Human Aptitude

    • Verbal Communication: Intermediate
    • Written Communication: Intermediate
    • Customer Service: Intermediate
    • Presentation Communication: Intermediate
    • Analytical/Problem Solving: Advanced


    Education & Certifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required
    • Candidate must have one of the following or be willing to obtain within 6 months of employment: MCP, A+, Security+, Network+


    The Synoptek Promise

    When you partner with Synoptek, you engage with an ever-growing, ever-evolving IT organization that provides a high-caliber level of team, results, growth and clarity. You are our ultimate investment and as part of that you will have access to continuous clarity in your personal and professional development, a team who has your back, mentorship to achieve rock-star level results. We foster a fun and connected environment with employee benefits extending beyond general compensation and into inspired camaraderie, beer-thirty, general office mayhem, a little fun in the midst of the chaos and an invested culture of learning.


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