Tablet Administrator (Entry Level)

at ViaPath Technologies in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Entry Level IT Systems / Tablet Administrator to join our team. The position will be based a customer site in Chicago, IL.

+ Serves as an Ambassador for ViaPath

+ Manage all day to day support functions including: maintenance when applicable and RMA Return Material Authorization (“RMA”) of the tablets and spot repair of the systems.

+ Work at the direction of the Field Service Manager (“FSM”) responsible for these sites in coordination with these facilities in determining the “Best Practices” for each situation.

+ Visit at least one assigned site per workday to ensure all assigned sites are visited once per week.

+ Distribute inventory of inmate tablets at each assigned site.

+ Inspect all inmate tablets and initiate trouble tickets for any issues as needed.

+ Work on trouble resolution following guidelines provided for Tablet Resolution before acknowledging the need to replace tablet(s) under RMA protocol.

+ Work with the production team to ensure all broken equipment is returned and received within the allotted timeframes.

+ Distribute spare equipment as needed.

+ Check inter-office mailbox for inmate complaints about the inmate system; research and respond to complaints the same day as received so that problems are resolved in a timely manner.

+ Utilize ViaPath’s trouble ticket database to view/maintain all facility information, number of inmates, number of inmate tablets and any information that would be useful in troubleshooting inmate system issues.

+ High school diploma or equivalent required; advanced degree a plus

+ Minimum of 0-1 year of related experience.

+ Proficient in Windows XP/Windows OS, Microsoft Office Software, and ability to learn other software programs that may be required.

+ Must be a self-starter that can work independently.

+ Ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines.

+ Experience working in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines and priorities.

+ Strong written and oral communication skills.

+ Must have strong attention to detail and record keeping skills.

+ Ability to write reports and/or procedure manuals on an as needed basis.

+ Strong problem-solving skills are required. Must have the ability to diagnose and define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and provide recommendations.

+ Ability to work well in a team environment.

+ Must frequently be able to lift/or move heavy equipment.

+ Must be willing to work in a correctional environment and perform all tasks assigned in various working conditions, which may include but are not limited to: adverse weather, humidity, dust, and limited space.

+ Must be able and willing to work weekend, evening, and holiday schedules as needed.

+ Position includes travel to multiple facilities in the area. Must have reliable transportation.

+ Proficient in basic network troubleshooting to include being able to identify network components a plus.

ViaPath, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government. ViaPath leads the fields of correctional technology, education, and government payment services with visionary solutions and customized products that integrate seamlessly to deliver security, financial value, and operational efficiencies while aiding inmate rehabilitation and reducing recidivism rates.

ViaPath is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic or category protected by federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Requisition ID: 2022-2153

External Company Name: ViaPath Technologies

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Job Posting: JC231880570

Posted On: Jan 09, 2023

Updated On: May 04, 2023

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