Hiring: Slingshot IT Consultant

We’re growing again!

Why Slingshot?

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Like David-vs-Goliath, Slingshot Solutions is all about helping the small guy overcome great odds.  So, we love to help small businesses make smart technology choices.  We do this by providing a full-service local IT team with proactive ongoing IT managed services, and responsive IT consulting, projects, and support – a complete package to cover all the bases right the first time, so businesses can confidently focus on moving forward. 

Centrally located in Northern Cincinnati, Slingshot’s shark-ceilinged offices are a great launchpad to help small businesses and lifelong learning.  We’re looking for someone special to pour into and build-up, who can support and propel Slingshot and our clients forward.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Attentively support client helpdesk requests with quality solutions and follow-though.
  • Support and maintain servers, PCs, networks, mailboxes and users as part of Slingshot’s managed services.
  • Follow instructions and standard procedures for customer service and system setups, recommending improvements, and testing and documenting all changes.
  • Work with project owners and Slingshot team to determine needs and to plan solutions, and to communicate project progress and issue resolutions.
  • Contribute to the growth of Slingshot by referring quality clients and candidates.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Strong Expertise with common business technologies, including PC and network cabling & hardware, Windows, Office, Outlook, remote control tools, mobile devices, web browsers.
  • Experience with Windows Server administration and wired/wireless networking.
  • Self-starting with a diligent work ethic, attention to detail and process, adaptability, love of learning, and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Stays current on IT industry trends and standards. Able to research, recommend, and apply better solutions as they emerge.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Effectively handles multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, valid driver license and auto insurance, and reliable vehicle.
  • Functioning cell phone for occasional work use.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, climb, and sit for extended periods of time, and occasionally lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Desired Capabilities:

  • Experience with DNS, DHCP, RDP, SMTP, Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, Hyper-V, IIS, SQL Server. 
  • Experience with business networking and structured cabling.
  • Automation Scripting experience with PowerShell, WSH, or Batch.
  • MTA, MCSA, MCSE, MOS, MCSD, CIW, or other relevant certifications.
  • Degree from a recognized university or equivalent experience.

Interested?

  • Full-Time Salaried W2, IRA match, health benefit stipend (your choice), paid training, paid time off, flexible schedule, commission for sales referrals, reimbursed training materials and certifications.
  • We are looking for a long-term employee who will grow with us!
  • Do not send a resume until we request it.  To apply, email us 1-2 paragraphs about why you and Slingshot would be a great fit.