IT Specialist

Marriottsville, MD, United States Full Time

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Position Summary: The IT specialist position installs, modifies and makes minor repairs to personal computer hardware and software systems, and provides technical advice and support to system users.

Essential functions and responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Identifies and procures the hardware and software needed to satisfy user requirements.

2. Installs hardware and peripheral components such as monitors, keyboards, printers and disk drives on users' premises.

3. Loads appropriate software packages such as operating systems, networking components and office applications.

4. Assists in the customization and adaptation of existing programs to meet users' requirements.

5. Provides telephone, in-person and online support to end-users.

6. Coordinates activities with network services and information systems groups.

7. Provides updates, status and completion information to manager and/or users, via voice mail, e-mail or in-person communication.

8. Refers major hardware problems to service personnel for correction.

9. Connects users to networks and provides initial training in facilities and applications.

10. Administers e-mail and anti-virus systems.

11. Rotates daily back-up media.

12. Assists in research and procurement of computer accessories and supplies.

13. Performs other duties as assigned.


1. Technical Capacity.

2. Thoroughness.

3. Time Management.

4. Communication Proficiency.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Required Education

1. High school diploma.

2. 2 years of relevant experience.

Preferred Education & Experience

1. Associate's degree in technical field.

Other Duties

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by management to perform other instructions and duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. Senior management has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and is not intended to change or modify the at-will nature of your employment.

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