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Associate Technical Support Analyst - Network

Company: CDKGlobal
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Job Description:

About CDK Global, Inc

CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) is a leading provider of integrated data and technology solutions to the automotive, heavy truck, recreation and heavy equipment industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end, omnichannel retail commerce through open, agnostic technology, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers and original equipment manufacturers, serving nearly 15,000 retail locations in North America. CDK solutions connect people with technology by automating and integrating all parts of the dealership and buying process, including the acquisition, sales, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles. Visit cdkglobal.com.


The Client Technical Analyst provides primary support to customers encountering networking problems when using CDK’s products and solutions. Assists customers with product “how to” and technical break/fix inquiries via telephone or in written internet-based email or chat sessions. Takes ownership of each customer inquiry and works with the team to find resolutions to the extent of their knowledge. Participates in group chat rooms and openly shares knowledge within the team.


Position Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Receives inbound client/associate inquiries via phone, web chat, e-mail, and online tickets.
  • Documents all work via a ticketing system, sets resolution time lines with customers, and keeps customers updated on the status of their requests.
  • Assesses issues and troubleshoots using technical knowledge and problem solving skills to establish a course of action, assuring a timely resolution to customer inquiries.
  • Must be able to direct and guide customers through resolution of complex technical issues.
  • Escalates issues beyond scope of current knowledge and then works to fill in those knowledge gaps.
  • Applies knowledge of CDK case resolution process, policies, and escalation methodology.
  • Attends training courses as required and stays abreast of evolving technical, internal processes, and industry developments.
  • Provides phenomenal customer service and remote support services and applies problem solving skills.
  • Works within a tight team environment and willingly assists team members as needed.
  • Provides other ad hoc support and duties as assigned.
  • Works in a fast paced environment with competing priorities.


Qualifications and Requirements

  • CCNA Certification or equivalent experience required: Work experience designing, installing or supporting core network infrastructure (routers, switches, wireless) for 1+years.
  • Understanding of WAN connectivity concepts (T1, VPNs, MPLS etc.).
  • Understanding of LAN connectivity hardware and concepts to include router and switching technologies OSPF, EIGRP, BGP.
  • 1 year of user support or implementation experience within a technical support organization or field service organization.
  • Excellent customer service skills via phone, chat, and in person.
  • Strong problem solving ability.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Proven ability to lead by example and affect a positive change among peers.


Preferred Attributes and Qualifications

  • Associate Degree or commensurate experience.
  • 3-4 years of technical support experience with client contact.
  • Knowledge of PC hardware and software and mobile devices (Smartphones/iPads).
  • Experience using a ticketing system such as Clarify, Remedy, or Footprints.
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux.
  • Troubleshooting knowledge of wireless infrastructure.
  • Experience managing and troubleshooting Fortigate filtering devices.
  • Experience with VeloCloud or other SDWAN technologies.



CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Keywords: CDKGlobal, Hoffman Estates , Associate Technical Support Analyst - Network, Other , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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