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Help Desk Analyst

Company Overview

Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston (OCB) was established in 1969 to offer patients the highest quality eye care and laser/surgical treatment. OCB recently joined forces with Eye Health Services to become the premier eye care provider in the region with nineteen practice locations in the greater Boston area and Cape Cod. In addition, OCB has five affiliated surgery and laser centers. OCB and its affiliates employ 700+ employees. The staff of 75 ophthalmologists uses the most advanced diagnostic, laser and surgical techniques available and their level of care has earned Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston a national and international reputation for excellence.

Job Summary

As a member of the IT team, the Help Desk Analyst is responsible for providing superior technical support for OCB and its affiliated organizations in multiple geographical locations by responding to incoming calls, emails, and in person requests for assistance with all IT-related issues.

Responsibilities and Duties

Triages calls by identifying, classifying, and prioritizing incidents and requests. Resolves issues as appropriate. Has good judgment. Owns customer relationship through resolution of incident. Thoroughly documents all actions in ticketing system. Has frequent interactions with all levels of personnel, therefore has impeccable customer service skills. 

Examples of duties include:

  • Proactively managing queue of requests and incidents.
  • Documenting, tracking, and monitoring the problem to ensure a timely resolution.
  • Providing guidance to users on hardware and software questions/issues.
  • Following up with customers to ensure issues have been resolved.
  • Providing technical assistance and support for incoming help tickets and issues related to computer systems, software, printers and phones.
  • Responding to requests either in person, via email, or over the phone.
  • Maintaining performance of computer systems.
  • Recording root causes and steps taken to resolve reported issues.
  • Installing, upgrading, and repairing computer hardware and software.
  • Resolving technical problems with Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN).
  • Working with internal staff and medical device vendors to troubleshoot and fix medical device issues.
  • Setting up and installing new computers including on-boarding new physicians and staff members.
  • Setting up and troubleshooting VOIP phones.
  • Deploying new applications and maintenance updates.
  • Identifying, researching, and resolving technical problems.
  • Supporting smartphones with email configuration.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High school diploma or GED required; some college preferred. Must demonstrate technical experience with the following:
  • Basic understanding of system internals tools, i.e. Process Monitor and Process explorer
  • Good knowledge of Windows PCs and servers; Mac and Apple device experience, a plus
  • Understanding of Microsoft Exchange 2016, Skype 2016 and SQL Server 2016
  • Experience preferred with Remote Control Tools to support clients remotely
  • Experience with VoIP systems, preferably ShoreTel
  • Experience with Ophthalmology medical devices, a plus

Knowledge of Active Directory and integration with desktop systems

Knowledge of VMware Horizon View and virtual desktops, a plusThe ideal candidate is a strong team player, detailed oriented, and a proven self-starter. Must be technically minded, and demonstrate enthusiasm to learn and grow in the IT field; must quickly understand the problems in a variety of situations and provide solutions independent. Excellent written, verbal, and customer service skills with proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team. Excellent organizational/administrative/technical skills with agility to reprioritize as necessary. Highly skilled in documenting troubleshooting steps and creating knowledge base articles. Occasional local travel; willingness to work extended and flexible hours.

Benefits Offered:

  • Health & Dental Insurance- eligible 1st Day of Employment
  • Paid time off and Paid Holidays
  • Health & Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Company paid Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Discounts

To find out more about OCB, please visit our website at 

OCB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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