Desktop Technology & User Application Admin

Job description

Position Summary: The Desktop Technology Administrator is a key member of the Company’s IT team responsible for the installation, configuration and monitoring of various Breitling systems. The Desktop Technology Administrator’s primary responsibilities include management of the Company’s applications and end-user hardware. They will troubleshoot and fix performance issues while ensuring the overall security and efficiency of the Breitling IT infrastructure in the USA and Canada. Reporting to the department’s IT Manager, the Desktop Technology Administrator will also create, review and maintain service level standards and ensure responses in a customer-centric manner within established SLA timeframes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Providing end-user, desktop support
  • Supporting and maintaining Desktops/Tablets and servers where necessary
  • Supporting and maintaining Users access to Office 365
  • Setting up and configuring new laptops, desktops, printers and mobile devices
  • Installing authorized software to laptops, tablets, phones and desktops
  • Troubleshoot desktop and system problems, diagnose and solve hardware/software issues
  • Maintaining Corporate IT standards for devices and services
  • Work as part of Corporate Central IT team in HQ (to support global and regional IT and Digital Initiatives and Rollouts (dotted line to HQ IT)
  • 1st and 2nd level of support using Breitling IT Service Desk platform.
  • Provide solution(s)/work around(s) to incidents and problems
  • Contribute to polices, processes and procedures
  • Install, maintain and support new applications
  • Supporting Users on both hardware and Software applications
  • Diagnosing and resolving technical issues
  • Providing support for printing / peripheral devices

Job requirements

Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving situations; uses reason in complex situations.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS or BA in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline; professional certification (e.g. Microsoft) is a plus.
  • 5+ years’ solid experience with supporting end users, end user -devices and applications
  • Knowledge of systems security implementation and architecture (e.g. antivirus, firewall, intrusion detection systems).
  • Experience with Internet VPN’s remote implementation and troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrated experience with backup and recovery software and methodologies.

Language Ability:

  • Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and ability to communicate across all levels of the organization.

Reasoning Ability

  • Excellent organization skills and high level of concentration, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work thoroughly while multitasking and working under pressure, demonstrating good time management and work prioritization.
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills.

Software Skills:

  • ITIL Foundation -certification
  • Knowledge on Microsoft O365 Suite; SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams.
  • LAN and TCP/IP, DNS & DHCP
  • Windows desktop and Windows server
  • Mac OS and iPhone
  • Zendesk or other IT ticketing system
  • Knowledge of SalesForce, and SAP a plus


Work Environment:

The employee works at the Company’s headquarters office, generally during the normal operating hours of 8:00am to 5:00pm and may work outside of these hours as needed. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to hold, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.