Willis Workplace Technology Support Technical Specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Title: Workplace Technology Support Technical Specialist Location: Philadelphia, PA

The Company Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business Corporate IT Vision: Global IT Infrastructure services, simple and sufficient, delivered consistently, efficiently and cost effectively in support of the Willis Towers Watson global business objectives.

As part of the IT function, IT Infrastructure and Operations is transforming. We are a global corporate function which supports the WTW global business objectives. Our aim is to combine, develop and strengthen IT Infrastructure and operations to deliver efficient IT services, operating efficiently and continually improving; we ensure that all our assets are secure and meet regulatory requirements. IT Infrastructure and Operations support the portfolio of strategic programmes including the IT integration and OIP synergy programmes. Our success lies in the quality of our Colleagues to deliver on our customers ever increasing demands.

The Role The primary role of the Workplace Technology Support Technician is to provide End User Computing support and delivery of agreed services to the WTW colleague base through the support approaches of Desk Side support, either in a fixed location or dispatched to regional locations, Tech Bar support, or Regional Depot delivery centers. The position may require up to 30% travel, occasional night and/or weekend work and manual handling of office equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Maintaining and supporting the Workplace Technology estate to the approved global hardware standards utilizing agreed Global Images, processes, procedures and workflows including security controls
  • Providing support and delivery of Corporate Approved applications and services, including Windows 7, Windows 10, Office including Exchange and Skype, SCCM, Endpoint Encryption and Antivirus services
  • Providing user support for corporate provided mobile device hardware and MobileIron enterprise services
  • Adhering to agreed SLAs and metrics utilizing the ITSM platform (ServiceNow) for call management and escalation as appropriate
  • Assist in the identification, implementation and, where needed, documentation of remediation activities
  • Input into Continuous Service Improvement for delivery of services, including process enhancements, Knowledge Base articles, and user training material
  • Build and maintain strong relationships and awareness with team and cross functional IT colleagues, business colleagues and key stakeholders
  • Support of Real Estate activities, including colleague moves, office relocations, integrations and closures
  • Providing value-added service through Senior Executive Support, when required
  • Provide user training and guidance through various methods, including face to face and group sessions
  • To meet service demands, and from time to time, the role may also include the requirement to work from office locations other than the base locations Qualifications and Experience

  • 5+ years of progressive IT work experience including 3+ years in a technical desktop support capacity.

  • College Degree in the field of computer science, information sciences, or related field preferred.
  • Experience working in a directly with user/customer base, with ability to have a positive impact on activities from a distance.
  • Technical operational knowledge of common WTW End User Computing standards and delivery methods, including Windows 7/10, Office products including Outlook and Skype, Endpoint Encryption and SCCM on both legacy Willis and legacy Tower Watson platforms
  • Contribute to a Global, team-oriented, collaborative workplace
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to present ideas in non-technical language
  • Strong personal skills, with a focus on listening and questioning skills
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Self-Motivated with an ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work in an agile and dynamic manner
  • Working knowledge of ITIL practices

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Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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Job Title: Workplace Technology Support Technical Specialist

Job Function: Information Technology

Date Posted: 7/17/2017

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Number: JO-1707-21484