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Desktop Engineer 

EOE StatementAscentis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Desktop Engineer provides technology tools and support to all Ascentis employees throughout multiple locations. Within this role you will assist with onboarding new employees, work to resolve issues of end-users, identify needs and build relationships across different teams and roles. By adopting our cultural norms, you will deliver unsurpassed service to the Ascentis team.

What does a day in the life look like?

Ascentis is a growing company, so there is never a dull day in the life of our technology teams. The position will also give you the opportunity to take on more responsibility and learn new skill sets as you are capable. Each day you will be focused on:

  • Providing helpdesk support for all company users via the Atlassian Service Desk (JIRA) ticketing system
  • Responsible for identifying issues, researching, resolving and following up on incidents utilizing a problem ticket and the service request tracking system.
  • Proactively reach out to employees on a cadence to notify them the status of their tickets, particularly when they are going to take some time to resolve
  • Maintain and improve user facing software and hardware
  • Build and manage laptops as well as other end user facing equipment
  • Build and manage standard laptop images using Intune with Auto-Pilot
  • Build, test, and deploy update packages using Intune
  • Support, troubleshoot and maintain development hyper converged internal dev cloud environments
  • Maintain VOIP phone system
Position Requirements

What are we looking for in a candidate?

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant to the field
  • 2+ years of help desk experience
  • Hardware experience (Laptops). Server hardware experience a plus.
  • Strong Windows knowledge (all user OS Versions); knowledge of Windows Server OS preferred
  • HyperV / VMWare experience
  • Intune for patching and imaging experience
  • Service oriented with desire to exceed expectations
  • Ability to grasp new concepts rapidly
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team oriented
  • Adaptable, highly organized and able to multi-task, work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Strong will to jump to help at odd times of the day if required
  • Scripting to automate tasks/improve processes preferred
Location Minneapolis  
About the Organization The Ascentis mission is to create innovative products that are easy to use for the often under-served mid-market that cover the full Human Capital Management (HCM) suite. This full suite approach combined with an amazing team equals success!

We at Ascentis firmly believe that a product is only as good as the people behind it. Whether it's platform development, technology maintenance, client support, product management, sales or operations, all of our employees see the direct impact of their work. As a leader and one of the fastest growing 'Software as a Service' (SaaS) companies in the Human Capital Management space, Ascentis focuses on hiring talented and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. If you want to channel your ambition and drive for success, you belong with Ascentis!

Ascentis has grown tremendously over the last 3 years. Recently, we announced a majority recapitalization by global growth equity investor Summit Partners. Summit invests across growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 440 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries. These companies have completed more than 140 public equity offerings. So, needless to say, we are all extremely excited with where we are headed!


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