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Cambridge Educational Services
2860 South River Road
Des Plaines, IL
DescriptionCambridge Educational Services is a financially secure, small to medium-sized firm offering test preparation and other educational products and services. Several years of steady growth, increasing product demand, and reinvestment have positioned the firm for major expansion. We are seeking a Technology Support Associate.
This position requires high familiarity with computers and some practical knowledge of programming. The ideal candidate will be positive and enjoy interpersonal interaction; highly intuitive with the ability to think abstractly and arrive at concrete solutions; and possess flexibility, imagination, and individual initiative. Accepted candidates are considered to be in a paid training period for up to six months.
Responsibilities-Provide support and solutions for company IT needs including servers, network, hardware, software and end user support
-Collaborate with external suppliers to develop, realize, and test systems quickly.
-Maintain clear and detailed documentation of activities and report to management on a regular basis through regular meetings, project management software, and email.
-This position requires a minimum of one year of progress toward an undergraduate degree in Science, Mathematics, Computer Science or related area
Requirements-Confidence in Windows Server administration
-Working knowledge of Linux Server administration
-Working knowledge of server, work station, and printer troubleshooting and repair
-Working knowledge of computer programming
-Database background: MYSQL or other database experience
-Basic understanding of Microsoft Office 365 (Cloud based Exchange/SharePoint)
-Basic knowledge of PHP
-Basic knowledge of scripting in Python and Java
-Flexibility in administering Windows and OSX workstations
-Moodle or other educational platforms experience is a plus
-Visual Studio knowledge is a plus
-1-3 years of IT experience is a plus
-Background in education market is a plus
-High standardized test scores and high GPA preferred