Technical Support Position - NYC ISP

Charles Sprickman spork at
Fri Mar 7 18:00:02 EST 2014

Hello all,

While not specifically a *BSD job, we're almost exclusively a
FreeBSD shop on the server side of things and we'd be more than
happy to do some junior sysadmin training if we find the right

Personality and a pleasant phone manner is a big plus.


Technical Support Representative for Internet Service Provider
Duties and Tasks:
·  Serve as initial point of contact for technical support phone calls, and emails
·  Troubleshoot and Configure DSL Modems (networking, subnet, NAT config, troubleshooting)
·  Troubleshoot and Configure wireless/wired customer networks
·  Troubleshoot email (Thunderbird, Outlook, webmail, PGP/Enigmail)
·  Windows/Mac/iOS/Android troubleshooting methods
·  Troubleshoot VOIP
·  Configure Wi-Fi Routers/CPE
·  Basic Cisco router configuration
·  Basic fileserver management
·  Basic HTML editing
·  Work with senior engineer via email and phone 5+ hours per week
·  Be comfortable on the phone and patient on the phone


·  Proper Phone etiquette
·  Ability to speak and write clearly
·  Effective listening skills
·  Multitasking capabilities
·  Strong attention to detail and record-keeping

·  Exemplary Attendance and Punctuality
·  Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships.
·  Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; compares data from different sources to draw conclusions; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; and takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
·  Must be able to sit for long periods of time
·  Position requires use of headset

Contact jobs at if you're interested, and mention that you saw this posting on the NYCBUG jobs list.  Any specific questions about the technical side of things, you can contact me.



Charles Sprickman
NetEng/SysAdmin - New York's Best Internet
spork at - 212.982.9800

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