IT Support Engineer

Boston, MA, USA ● Seattle, WA, USA Req #319
Friday, October 8, 2021

The IT Support Engineer is essential to Aquent’s Engineering Team. You will get to be a part of a growing business that works on new projects and initiatives company wide. Not only is Aquent a company that provides marketing and design staffing solutions to much of the Fortune 500, but it’s also a place where work sometimes feels like play, and where you’ll meet tons of motivated and forward-thinking people. We’re consistently rated best in the industry because of our results-oriented service, and we want to keep the trophies coming!
We're hiring an IT Support Engineer on a 3-6 month basis to cover a maternity leave. 

The ideal candidate will work either from our Boston or Seattle office 3-5 days per week, 9-5 PM (Local time). When you're not in our office you'll work from home.

1109 N 36th St suite D, Seattle, WA 98103
501 Boylston Street Third Floor, Boston, MA 02116

1-2 years experience is preferred. 
Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide first level support for internal staff and talent resolving laptop (PC, Mac, and Chromebook), mobile devices, network issues, software support, account login, and A/V issues

  • Communicate effectively with both technical and nontechnical users via face-to-face, email, chat, and our helpdesk ticketing system

  • Provision and deprovision hardware, user accounts, software, and cloud­-based applications such as Okta, G Suite, and Active Directory

  • Troubleshoot issues effectively – know when to use your resources and when to escalate

  • Assist with account management and purchasing of hardware for the team and help maintain inventory levels

  • Prioritize and manage personal and team tickets and evaluate/execute urgent tasks as needed

  • Investigate malware, PUA alerts, and other security related incidents, along with patching machines/vulnerabilities

  • Identify ways to streamline common processes and ensure we maximize value within IT

  • Assist with other technical projects and tasks as needed

  • Documentation Support: Creation and adherence to documented procedures

  • Ability to work off hours and support our international offices

Desired Skills:

  • 1-2 years experience in a technical role supporting Windows and macOS systems

  • Must be customer focused, approachable, and eager to help others

  • Interested in learning and taking on increasingly complex tasks

  • Strong organization and task management skills

  • Able to work independently and within a team environment

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meeting deadlines while maintaining a strong commitment to quality of work

  • Scripting knowledge and an “Automation Mindset”

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related

The Perks:

  • Work/life balance: we say it, we mean it

  • We celebrate out-of-the box thinkers and believe in promoting from within

  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision, and dental benefits, generous 401(k) plan, FSA, tuition reimbursement, paid sick/vacation time and more

  • Vacation when you need it: unusually generous and flexible vacation offered; we believe in rewarding hard work as you achieve your goals

  • Free use of company's Hawaii beach house

  • Individualistic Approach: Aquent encourages adding a personal touch to your work; we don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach

  • Industry Reputation: we're the world's largest Creative staffing firm

About Aquent:

We are a global workforce solutions company that helps organizations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource - people. More than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing staffing speciality. We continue to be the largest creative staffing firm in the world. By challenging conventional wisdom, we continuously innovate across talent, services, and technology within the creative space and beyond. 


Vitamin T/Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Seattle, WA, USA