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Help Desk - Level 2 (onsite)

Data Recognition Corporation
Maple Grove, MN
Start date
May 6, 2022
Closing date
Jun 5, 2022

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022 DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.  

Data Recognition Corporation, Maple Grove MN

IT Service Desk Support, Level 2

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Today, DRC’s business units serve the K-12 and adult education sector, Federal and state governments, licensure boards and associations, and commercial clients worldwide!

DRC has more than thirty years of proven experience in reporting and analytics, supporting Educational Technology (Ed Tech), Federal Research, and Commercial Services. We're committed to being an innovative and disruptive force in the reporting and analytics space as a company. We desire to provide modern, cloud-based advanced analytics solutions that create value and drive progress.


Job Description:

IT Service Desk Support, Level II - This IT Service Desk support technician role provides key hands-on services within the Corporate Technology End User Services team. 


Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide tier-1 technology support and resolution to end user incidents and requests, with interactions via telephone, email, instant message, and in-person at DRC’s Maple Grove headquarters.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and remediate/repair computer hardware and software issues for end users, applying advanced troubleshooting techniques.
  • Install, configure, and upgrade laptop/desktop operating systems, including Windows, macOS, & Linux.
  • Install, configure, and maintain key productivity software, including both MS Office 365 & Google G-Suite.
  • Build, deploy, and maintain laptops/desktops for end users, following a set of standard practices and processes.
  • Maintain accurate incident and service request records.
  • Configure and maintain desktop phones and employee voicemail systems.
  • Perform accurate IT asset and software/licensing management.  
  • Provide conference room audio/video technology setup and support. 
  • Write and edit knowledge articles, training materials, and end user communications.
  • Develop, publish, and adhere to standards, policies, and procedures of the team or department.
  • Work with the Information Security team to support risk mitigation.
  • Train end users on technology use, and/or train other staff on troubleshooting and diagnosing problems.
  • Provide in-person IT support at DRC sites within the Twin Cities area, ad hoc or on a scheduled rotation.
  • Participate in after-hours on-call IT end user support rotation, approx 1 week every 2 months.
  • Travel intermittently ( < 10% ) to remote DRC sites or remote meetings, within the United States.
  • Maintain a superior level of customer-focused service.
  • All other duties as assigned to support DRC’s internal IT functions. 


  • Associates or Bachelors degree in IT, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 2+ years of technical hands-on IT support experience.
  • Tech savvy with a strong working knowledge of end user computer systems, mobile devices, and relevant software technologies.
  • Experience utilizing an industry standard IT Service Management system such as Jira (or comparable ITSM tool)
  • Experience with enterprise collaboration platforms (Teams, Meet, Zoom).
  • Excellent problem solving skills, with an ability to diagnose and resolve basic computer technical issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to speak and write clearly, with confidence in translating technical concepts and terms for non-technical staff.
  • Patient, customer-oriented attitude.  
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively across multiple activities.
  • Ability to work with remote colleagues and collaborate on solutions.
  • Excellent documentation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to travel and/or work off-hours upon planning and request.
  • Valid driver’s license.  Ability to travel independently.
  • Passion, integrity and energy!

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant industry-standard technical certifications.
  • Customer service experience preferred.
  • Experience in administering and maintaining Apple MacBook and iOS devices.
  • Experience in administering and maintaining Linux-based end user devices.
  • Experience or interest in business and/or data analysis.

    Physical Requirements:  

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for up to 8-hour periods of time.
  • Ability to look at a computer monitor, utilize a keyboard and/or mouse for up to 8 hours per day.
  • Ability to perform physical duties to move/install IT equipment.  Ability to lift up to 40 pounds as necessary.

  • DRC retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position

    No Agencies, Please

    Company cannot provide sponsorship for this position

    Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

    Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V and prospective employees will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, protected veteran status, or membership in any other legally protected class.    Other details Job Family Info Tech/Info Sys Pay Type Salary Apply Now


    Founded in 1978, Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) is a privately-held company headquartered here in the Twin Cities, with offices in Maple Grove, Woodbury, Brooklyn Park, and eight other locations nationwide.  DRC’s three divisions – Education, Survey Services and Document Services – provide high quality programs and services to state departments of education, medium-to large sized global businesses, and the United States Government.  DRC delivers full-service educational testing and assessment programs; large-scale survey research and data-collection programs; and comprehensive digital and mailing document solutions.  DRC continues to achieve extraordinary growth and provides superior career opportunities for talented professionals.


    *Health Insurance
    Medical and Dental
    *Term Life Insurance/AD&D
    *401(k) Plan
    *Profit Sharing
    *Personal Time Off
    *Short Term Disability
    *Long Term Disability
    *Tuition Reimbursement
    *Educational Grants for Children of DRC Employees *Community Service Leave *Discount Programs

    Locations: Maple Grove Headquarters/494 & Bass Lk Rd, Brooklyn Park/7303 Boone Ave N and the Brooklyn Park Distribution Ctr./8900 Wyoming Ave N.  If interested in applying,  please visit the Careers page on our website at


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