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Lab Systems Technician

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Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Job Description

We are looking for a qualified Computer Technician to install, maintain and repair laboratory computer data acquisition systems and networks. As a computer technician you must be well-versed in computer systems and network functions. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong understanding of desktop operating systems, routinely thinks outside the box to solve problems quickly and is able to provide excellent customer service. The candidate will be able to provide technical assistance and troubleshooting skills for computer systems as well as answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, via telephone or from remote location. The goal is to install and maintain high quality computer and data acquisition systems for Science and Technology Laboratories.

 

Responsibilities

• Provide technical assistance and resolution as necessary

• Set up hardware and install and configure software and drivers

• Maintain and repair computer systems connected to data acquisition systems and lab instruments.

• Perform regular upgrades to ensure systems remain updated

• Troubleshoot system failures or bugs and provide solutions to restore functionality

• Troubleshoot system local and group policy issues in Microsoft Active Directory

• Arrange maintenance sessions to discover and mend inefficiencies

• Keep records of repairs and fixes for future reference

• Ensure that Internet security software is updated and running properly

• Manage security options and software in computers and networks to maintain privacy and protection from attacks

• Test and implement new software programs for the company

 

Requirements

• AS degree in Computer Repair, or relevant field

• 3+ years experience as computer technician or similar role

• Strong understanding of Microsoft and Linux operating systems Skills

• Excellent troubleshooting skills

• Very good communication abilities

• Exceptional organizing and time-management skills

• Relevant certifications (e.g. CompTIA A+) will be an advantage

• Able to read and understand technical manuals

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects effectively

• Experience with LAN/WAN networks

• Thorough knowledge of computer systems and IT components

• Good knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles

 

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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