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Customer Service Technical Support

Waukegan, Illinois, United States
40.000 year
October 19, 2016

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Professional Summary

Significant experience providing help desk support of IT services including customer service, triage, trouble-shooting, etc. Support includes requests related to mobile devices, desktop support, software installation, networking, application support, etc. Expertise in diagnosing application software versus hardware issues, and providing the appropriate technical support via email, phone and hands-on for local and remote users.

Exceptional customer service and communication skills, with the ability to translate technical terms into non-technical language. Possess a solid understanding of the installation and setup of Windows-based applications. Skilled in the Use of browser and network utilities, in identifying and correcting memory issues, resetting network and internet passwords and internet proxy configurations. Comfortable working in fast-paced, quickly-changing environments.

Employment History

Help Desk Level 1-A, 7/2014 – 05/06/2016

Abbott Laboratories (Collabera Contracted) - Abbott Park, IL

Provide resolution to IT support requests for Tier 1-level problems.

Research, manage, and provide solutions to complex problems utilizing internal and external resources.

Provide technical support (hardware troubleshooting and standard software installation) via email, phone and hands-on for local and remote users.

Serve as an expert and department resource for the more complex problems.

Install and configure software such as PcAnywhere for remote access to other locations.

Administers the mail exchange server for local and MS Outlook email, and MS Cloud.

Maintains current users’ accounts through MS Active Directory.

Manage mail exchange server settings and access to exchange accounts using various methods, including smartphone, laptop, tablet, and VPN connections for remote users.

Troubleshoot problems that occur with software applications, hardware issues, local and internet email.

Install and maintain the address lists for outside contacts at all locations.

Analyze network error messages to determine issues and course of action.

Provide support tracking documentation of ITSM system.

Add personal and network drives

Map Local and network printers.

Assist with McAfee Recovery.

Recreate Outlook Profiles.

Provide Virtual Desktop/Citrix support.

Team Lead

Help Desk Analyst, 05/2006 to 09/2013

American Imaging Management – Chicago, IL

First-level contact and administrator for all web related issues.

Managed provider database.

Responsible for outgoing communications to health care providers and Account Executives and all activities related to those clients.

Processed on-line physician approval.

Perform provider portal integration testing.

Responsible for maintaining the request application & tracking requests for IS&T.

Received calls/e-mail/voicemail/faxes direct from end user and create tickets.

Trained and transitioned 1st level web help desk employees.

Participated in weekly web portal & Optinet meetings.

Performed Provider Portal, Imasis, & Optinet integration testing to verify issues.

Worked closely with QA department to facilitate issue documentation & escalation protocol.

Addressed and resolved any WHD employee questions, complaints, and concerns.

Managed call flow and responded to technical support needs of customers.

Followed up with clients to ensure optimal customer satisfaction.

Conducted research to address customer concerns.

Remained up-to-date on the latest technologies and solutions applicable to company products.

Activated accounts for clients interested in new services.

Document all client contact in call tracking system.

Web Help Desk Analyst, 10/2004 to 05/2006

American Imaging Management – Northbrook, IL.

Administered and handle incoming internet customer service emails and calls.

Route incoming issues to appropriate personnel and department.

Respond back to the original customer to ensure that all web requests and issues are taken care of.

Identified and solved technical issues with a variety of diagnostic tools.

Demonstrated professionalism and courtesy with customers at all times.

Provided base level IT support to non-technical personnel within the business.

Lead Developmental Training Instructor, 07/1999 to 10/2004

North Pointe Resources, Inc. – Zion, IL.

Responsible for planning, coordinating and executing individual holistic programs for disabled clientele.

Developed and implemented individual client service and treatment plans.

Developed goal-oriented educational and physical activity therapy groups.

Oversee daily data collection; compile and distribute monthly results.

Maintained client files in accordance with state and federal regulations.

Supervise, train and orient new department staff.

Respond to all medical and behavior emergencies.

Crisis intervention.

Areas of Expertise

Windows 7/8 Operating System

Microsoft Office Suite and Windows 7

Active Directory

Ticketing System ITSM Remedy


MS 365

End-user Training & Support

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