JVT Advisors

Sr. Desktop Support Engineer

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Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

Sr. Desktop Support Engineer

Location: Downtown Boston

The Company: Multi-Billion dollar private equity firm that sits within a skyscraper in downtown Boston, MA


  • Identify, diagnose and resolve equipment problems for end-users (including executive staff) with; network, personal computer software and hardware, internet, new computer technology
  • Provides one-on-one end-user problem resolution over the phone or via desktop sharing software for remote personnel.
  • Delivers, sets up and assists in the configuration of end-user Windows and Apple desktop hardware, software and peripherals.
  • Diagnoses and resolves end-user network or local printer problems, Window and Apple hardware problems, e-mail, internet, local-area network access problems and wireless network issues.
  • Coordinates timely repair of PC computer equipment covered by third-party vendor maintenance agreements.
  • Performs minor desktop hardware repair for Windows and Apple equipment and peripherals that are not covered by third-party vendor maintenance agreements.
  • Assists in creating materials for end-user frequently asked questions (FAQs).


  • Excellent communication skills and customer service attitude
  • Four-year degree or equivalent technical work experience
  • 3+ years of hands on job related experience
  • Advanced technical knowledge of Microsoft desktop OS and Office applications
  • Experience supporting a Microsoft environment utilizing the Windows, Office, and Windows Server technologies.
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, group policies, user profiles within Windows, imaging software, and file/security permissions.
  • Experience with desktop firewall and Anti-Virus/Malware technologies
  • Understanding of LAN, WAN & voice network environments, routing protocols, various technology architectures including TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, LAN, WAN, Wireless, VPN.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • A highly competitive package that includes a base salary plus annual performance bonus.
  • Company currently pays 100% of medical, dental, disability and life insurance coverage.
  • Company currently contributes 15% of compensation to employee-directed retirement account.



Blain Poulin

Senior Recruiter

Blain is a full-desk recruiter on the Direct-Hire team, responsible for recruiting for a wide variety of IT jobs. He is focused on professional services, network/systems, and cyber security, with a special interest in DevOps.

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