Service Desk Analyst

by J.D. Power

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2022
J.D. Power

Job Description

Service Desk Analyst


Title:    Service Desk Analyst

Location: London, Ontario, Canada

Reports to: Service Desk Manager

Position Type: Full-Time


The Role: 

A Service Desk Analyst will be part of a 24/7/365 team providing first level technical support to business offices around the world. They will field and triage technical issues related to enterprise business applications, monitoring, email and messaging, network infrastructure, account management, active directory, desktop support, telephony, database, security, and new software requests then facilitate resolution with the appropriate teams across the organization. Service Desk Analysts will provide support relating to incidents serving as a single point of contact and coordinator for any system-related issue. They also work closely with their leaders, team members and other IT departments to provide technical support and resolution of all issues. Service Desk Analysts need to balance creative and technical problem-solving, customer service, and collaboration techniques to ensure the personnel throughout the organization can access and utilize the software and resources they need for work.

The Impact:

The Service Desk Analyst is part of the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) strategy under IT Service Management for JDP.  The 24/7/365 availability of the Service Desk Analyst will allow the business to access a first-tier technical support team 24/7/365 to help address requests or issues.  The Service Desk Analyst is also part of the Network Operations Center (NOC) team that provides 24/7/365 monitoring support for critical business application and services.


  • Post-Secondary diploma or degree in Computer or Business-related fields
  • 2 years’ experience working in technical 24/7/365 Service Desk team in a non-leadership capacity an asset
  • Proven ability to maintain good relationship with teams, customers and vendors
  • Experience working with geographically dispersed teams
  • Flexibility and accountability with scheduling for a 24/7/365 model (Shifts: 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am EST) 
  • NOC first-tier technical support experience
  • Incident Management and root cause analysis experience
  • Service Level Agreement and Operating Level Agreement management experience
  • Strong customer-service orientation with a passion to serve all customers
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong listening skills for non-technical customers
  • Experience in documentation creation
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team/results-oriented, flexible, proactive, self-starter
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal skills
  • Relevant certifications such as A+, MSSA or MCSE an asset
  • ITIL experience or certification an asset

The Career Opportunity: 

The Service Desk Analyst role supports across various technical verticals in JDP.  The knowledge acquired in the Service Desk Analyst role is not exhaustive.  They will be interfacing with second-tier and third-tier technical staff, such as development, network, infrastructure, database, security, and Linux operations teams.  The Service Desk Analyst role comprises of 3 levels of career growth under Service Management for JDP, such as level 1 (I - Junior), 2 (II), and 3 (III – Senior).  Each level represents a set of roles and responsibilities in addition to the baseline requirements set for all Service Desk members.


The Team / The Business: 

The Service Desk team provides support for both its team and the business.  The support structure for the team is shared by all members which encourages a shared responsibility approach as part of its culture.  The Service Desk Manager and Team Leads encourage a positive, safe, and supportive culture for the Service Desk Analysts.  The Service Desk team also encourages open dialogue to constantly improve processes, procedures, and the overall culture for all members.


Our Hiring Manager says:

I’m looking for individuals with a passion for delivering positive and consistent first-tier technical support for all customers.  The Service Desk team is also an ecosystem that supports fresh ideas, constant growth, and a positive group think mentality.  The individual who will be successful in this role will embody the motto “what can I do to help?” for both internal team members and the business.

We are dedicated to leveraging comprehensive and equitable practices which contribute to the overall success of the company and its employees. We invite you to learn more about our DE&I efforts.  

J.D. Power is an equal opportunity employer and compliant with AODA/ADA legislation.  If you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please specify. 

To all recruitment agencies: J.D. Power does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

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