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Product Support Specialist - Instructional Designer (144532)

TX - Austin

  • Date Posted: Oct 16, 2020
  • Company: HOME DEPOT PRODUCT AUTHORITY
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Technology
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No



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Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE

The Product Support Specialist - Instructional Designer designs and develops training content, courses, job aids, and reference manuals to meet the developmental objectives of the various audiences within the Support Center and Field Captain organization. The Instructional Designer must provide the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of the various learning content initiatives. 


MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
25% - Support & Enablement:
Receives incident from escalation of L1 or receives incident from application and infrastructure teams directly; troubleshoots technical issues via phone, tickets and remote support (desk-side as needed) in a courteous manner both synchronously and asynchronously; escalates unresolved issues to L3 or engages service vendor
Actively listens to and builds rapport with end users to elicit problem details, applying conflict resolution skills as needed

40% - Delivery & Execution:
Has administrative rights; can make change to systems hardware and software
Partners with engineering team to resolve any SCCM Software Center issues
Maintains, upgrades and supports existing systems to ensure operational stability
Applies diagnostic utilities to as needed to complete troubleshooting activities
Identifies new and existing requirements and installs necessary hardware and equipment infrastructure to meet these requirements
Accesses software updates, drivers, and knowledge bases as needed to achieve problem resolution
Tests fixes prior to closing tickets to ensure problems have been adequately resolved
Obtains and maintains license keys and associated software assets
Maintains the PCLS software server which contains manual installation packages
Negotiates with vendors to ensure that all system requirements are met in a timely and efficient manner; maintains and nurtures relationships with software vendors
Interacts and builds relationships with site leadership where applicable

10% - Administration & Operations:
Documents all pertinent end user identification information including nature of problem
Records, tracks, and documents the problem-solving process for each ticket
25% - Learning:
Actively engages in and supports formal and informal training sessions to share new skills and knowledge including, but not limited to, usage of system to obtain license keys and updates on additions and changes to the PCLS software server
If new issue or known issue with incomplete resolution in the Knowledge Base, updates Knowledge Base system for L1s upon resolution
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Product Support Supervisor, Product Support Manager or Sr. Manager.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States
Education Required:

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1 years
Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Adult Learning, Graphic Design, or equivalent work experience.

•    Experience with eLearning Development Software (Captivate, Articulate, Presenter, etc.)

•    Experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite with a focus on Photoshop and Illustrator.

•    Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

•    Experience working with a Learning Management System and publishing an eLearning via SCORM 1.2.

•    Experience using SharePoint and creating and editing Webparts within SharePoint.

•    Experience working with video production software (Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Audition, After Effects, etc.)

 

Minimum

•    Associates degree in Instructional Design, Adult Learning, Graphic Design or equivalent work experience.

•    Experience with eLearning Development Software (Captivate, Articulate, Presenter, etc.)

•    Experience with a photo editing software (Photoshop, GIMP, Affinity, etc.)

•    Experience with the Microsoft office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Being Resilient: Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique
needs of different audiences
Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
Decision Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
Manages Conflict: Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise
Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
Resourcefulness: Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting dema


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