*THE HORMEL INSTITUTE IS LOCATED IN AUSTIN, MN, APPROXIMATELY 35 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROCHESTER, MN, AND APPROXIMATELY 100 MILES SOUTH OF MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL.*
This position, as a member of the Research Support Services (RSS) group, will operate as part of a team that pools expertise in multiple areas to support the wide array of services and platforms needed for normal operation of The Hormel Institute. The successful candidate will provide desktop, network support, and provide expertise with user support issues. This support will include software installations and management. The successful candidate will assist with printer support and remote collaboration software. Candidate will possess expertise in several (4 or more) of these areas. Investment and talent development are key drivers of The Hormel Institute.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
40% Provide desktop support to end users
Install and manage software titles and configuration, e.g. Outlook, Box, Google Drive, etc
Manage OS updates for windows (desktop and server), mac and linux systems
Manage vendor warranty access
Utilize centralized tools for management: Configuration Manager, JAMF, puppet, etc
25% Printer management, network and WIFI connectivity.
Install printer drivers
Control access and monitor for accountability
25% Manage core infrastructure systems for authentication and security.
Manage environmental monitoring systems
Manage security monitoring systems
10% Documentation and instruction for users and other duties as assigned
BA/BS degree in a field related to the position and two years of related work experience in a system support and problem resolution; Or combination of related education and related work experience to equal six years
Able to relate to, and work well with, staff, customers, and departmental peers from a wide range of backgrounds and diversities
Demonstrated ability to self-prioritize tasks and make effective use of time when faced with multiple demands, conflicting priorities, or ambiguous situations
Demonstrated self-improvement and motivation to continue expanding technical expertise
Able to keep a positive mindset and make well-reasoned decisions when facing stressful or emergency situations
Demonstrated ability to contribute to a culture of exploring and evaluating new and novel possibilities and approaches to existing and emerging problems
Experience with managing users using Active Directory.
Managing windows software installations.
Experience with Zoom, Skype, Teams or other Video conferencing platforms.
Experience with Windows Powershell
Experience with Windows Group Policy and troubleshooting
Experience with Windows Configuration Manager
Experience with Mac OS software, printer management, and updates
Experience with MAC JAMF system management
Internal Number: 339256
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