IT Support Specialist

Michael Hsu Office of Architecture is an award-winning, fully integrated architecture and interior design practice with offices in Austin and Houston. Our work is rooted in hospitality and placemaking and includes diverse projects that range from large mixed-use developments, adaptive reuse projects, public realm design, architectural branding, single family homes, hotels, restaurants, workspaces, and bespoke furniture design. We work throughout Texas and across the country in cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Denver.

For strong, self-starting professionals, we offer an engaging, open studio environment that encourages collaboration and creativity, as well as competitive compensation, generous benefits and steady profit-sharing.

We are seeking an IT Support Specialist for our Austin office. The ideal candidate would have experience and interest in helpdesk support for a small to mid-sized firm, enjoys working with people and knowledge of architecture, engineering and construction software.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Prioritizing and handling help desk support tickets to assist staff
  • Assist BIM/IT Manager with analyzing business requirements to develop solutions for IT needs
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues related to internal IT to support staff productivity levels
  • Implement office IT projects, including the deployment of new IT systems and services
  • Help define and contribute to the office IT infrastructure strategy, architecture, and processes
  • Participate in discussions with vendors for new hardware and software adoption
  • Working closely with hardware vendors for ongoing warranty repairs
  • Work collaboratively with in-house BIM/IT Manager and IT managed service provider
  • Ongoing hardware maintenance

Education/skills required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience working in IT operations
  • Experience with prioritizing and handling help desk support tickets to assist staff
  • Experience implementing IT projects under the direction of an in-house IT Manager
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, data storage systems, and VOIP phone systems
  • Experience supporting work from home environments
  • Strong critical thinking, decision-making and troubleshooting skills
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work within a team
  • Ability to multi-task & work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Knowledge of the architecture, engineering and construction software is beneficial

Further project information can be found at hsuoffice.com

Please submit your resume and full portfolio in pdf format to work@hsuoffice.com

No phone calls please.