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IT Support Engineer

Product & Technology   |   Job ID  901684
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Job Summary

The Audible Helpdesk is the first place for Audible employees to go with technical questions and problems with Audible's desktops, laptops, mobile devices, network services and software. The Audible Helpdesk works with Amazon and Audible service managers and other staff to maintain internal solutions and respond to employees’ technical issues. Additionally, they manage all the on-premise infrastructure including servers, storage solutions, telephony and printers.

Audible.com (a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com) is looking for a dynamic and motivated IT Support Engineer to join their IT Operations group. If you are customer-focused with strong problem-solving skills and have experience with macOS and Windows environments, we want to talk with you.

As a member of the team you will have the opportunity to develop your career by maintaining and supporting Audible’s unique corporate infrastructure, service platforms and employees. This is a challenging role that demands strong communication skills, technical, analytical and problem-solving competencies and most importantly, customer obsession.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
· Provide ticket-based, walk-up and remote Helpdesk support for Audible’s growing multi-site user base and environments.
· Direct internal and external service provider engagements, as needed, in the processing of support requests for effective and timely resolution of issues.
· Manage various routine processes such as new hire onboards, computer life cycle management, asset management, computer imaging, hardware warranty support and hardware recycling.
· Participate in the development, implementation and administration of processes and procedures to ensure the reliability, recoverability, and optimum performance of user hardware and local services.
· Work in tandem with the rest of the IT Operations team to uphold system SLAs with a rotating On-call schedule for production support issues.
· Research, procure, vet and deploy new hardware and software solutions.

Basic Qualifications

· At least 3 years of related industry experience in an enterprise environment.
· Candidate should be results oriented and delivery focused with demonstrated experience working with corporate users and engineering teams.
· Analytical abilities and proven problem-solving skills; must be a real troubleshooter who excels at spotting issues and monitoring problems.
· Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities in an innovative and fast paced environment.
· Strong verbal and written communications skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
· Significant experience supporting users and their hardware and software.
· Experience with AD Systems Administration in a mixed operating system environment - macOS, Windows and Unix.
· Strong knowledge of networking hardware and concepts.
· Knowledge of mobile device operating systems and support.
· Able to integrate into a team environment as well as handle project work independently with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

· Undergraduate degree in an IT discipline.
· Familiarity in programming/scripting in shellscript, VBscript, Powershell, Perl or similar languages with an emphasis on automation of engineering and administration functions.
· Experience with managing or deploying enterprise services such as Active Directory, Exchange, and OS imaging.
· Willingness to travel on occasion to remote offices domestically and internationally.

Audible is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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Audible is built on a strong foundation as an Amazon subsidiary, so you’ll get to play with all of Amazon's technologies at a company with an entrepreneurial spirit. We’re looking for someone with a focus on our customers and our operational excellence to help us unleash the power of the spoken word.

  • Builder You have an ability to deconstruct and simplify problems. You’re committed to action and value the positive disruption your creations have on the status quo.
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  • Effective Communicator You can adapt complex information to your audience, and your influence on internal team collaboration impacts design and drives engineering best practices.
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What we can offer you

We are a community of brilliant minds, brimming with fresh ideas and working shoulder to shoulder to achieve greatness. And because of this, we think it’s only fair that we offer some nice little perks to everyone who goes the extra mile at Audible.

Food

Fully stocked kitchen with all the snacks and drinks to get your creative thoughts flowing.

Health

Dental and vision plans, life insurance, and the medical plan options that suit individual needs.

Savings

Plan for your future with employer-matched savings accounts.

Stock

We grant our employees restricted stock units, because we want them to think and act like owners.

Time Off

We love what we do but everyone needs the opportunity to hit the refresh button. Take advantage of vacation days, sick days, and personal days to rejuvenate.

Social

From tickets to local events and exciting company-sponsored events, regular outings and team-building events foster our spirit of collaboration.

Amazon Discount

As part of the Amazon family, Audible employees are entitled to a discount on products on Amazon.

Fitness

Discounted sports clubs or fitness reimbursements.

What keeps me motivated here in one word is 'opportunities.' Being able to deep-dive into complex cross-domain problems and stepping out of my comfort zone with projects, technologies and people. I can spontaneously collaborate with literally anyone—from my Audible teammates to my Amazon counterparts to our CIO and CEO—and most importantly get valuable feedback along the way.

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Community Impact

At Audible, we seek to exemplify what a company can mean beyond what it does. As Newark's fastest-growing private employer, we recruit and cultivate local talent as well as drive forward a wide range of community initiatives with a focus on supporting Newark's renaissance. Our global offices embrace their local communities as well, and our employees around the world volunteer and serve in their communities in addition to seeding and growing the local creative economy.

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Benefits

Plan for every chapter of your career journey with a wide range of generous benefits that you can rely on. We’re fostering an environment where everyone can thrive, individually and as part of the greater Audible community.

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