Desktop Support Engineer – 6 month Contract Position

Prosper Marketplace Inc Phoenix, AZ
Who Are We?

Prosper is built on a simple idea: connect people who want to borrow money with those that have money to invest. Prosper is an online marketplace that gives borrowers access to individual and institutional investors. Borrowers get low, fixed rates with no hidden fees or prepayment penalties. Investors can earn great returns through the platform's data-driven underwriting for personal loans, creating a new and diverse investment opportunity. Through Prosper, more than $13 billion in personal loans have helped borrowers consolidate their credit card debt, pay for large purchases, make home improvements and cover medical expenses. Prosper Marketplace is headquartered in San Francisco and operations in Phoenix.

Prosper Marketplace is headquartered in San Francisco. The Prosper marketplace lending platform is owned by Prosper Funding LLC. For more information visit: and follow Prosper on Twitter @ProsperLoans.

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What We Need

We are seeking a resourceful, reliable Desktop Support Engineer for a 6 month contract (possibly longer) to help manage the technology needs of the employee base in our Phoenix and San Francisco offices. You will need to have experience supporting both Windows and Mac clients from a software installation, technical support and troubleshooting perspective. The Desktop Support Engineer will work as a part of the tightly knit Corporate IT team to ensure that all employees have the best possible experience with the technology they use in their daily work lives. Above all other factors, we are looking for smart, driven candidates who want to be part of a culture of innovation and creativity as we develop and define the peer-to-peer lending market.

What You Will Do

* Work on support tickets assigned from the Jira Help Desk Ticketing System.

* Update the system with work performed and problem resolution.

* Re-assign and escalate tickets to the appropriate personnel when necessary.

* Assist employees with typical office computing issues, including Wi-Fi access and general laptop troubleshooting.

* Support virtual desktops in our Horizon VDI environment, and provision new VDI desktops to end-users when required.

* Support remote users via phone, Slack and remote assist.

* Image / provision laptops and assign access to systems for new employees, ensure that all machines are properly configured for employee first use.

* Maintain inventory of assets in our Kace asset management software.

* Install software updates and security patches on client computers when required.

* Assist other team members in troubleshooting and repairing failures in office infrastructure such as VOIP phones, printers, projectors, TV displays, wireless networks, etc.

* Provide A/V and conference call support for company and departmental meetings

* Work with managers in helping to maintain their department-specific software needs.

What You Will Need To Have

* 3 or more years of relevant experience in supporting medium-sized enterprises.

* Experience supporting major desktop platforms (Windows and OSX) and fundamental employee computing needs.

* Understanding of Active Directory objects and policies for management of users and computers.

* Direct experience the Microsoft O365 Suite.

* The ability to learn new technologies and processes quickly.

* Amazing interpersonal skills, be patient and friendly while identifying and supporting the needs of end-users.

* Experience with updating an IT asset management system for keeping an up to date inventory of all IT assets and their location.

* The ability to identify, develop and implement processes and policies to improve efficiency in handling support issues.

* The ability to be a strong team player.

* The ability to work different shifts and schedules, including occasional on call after hours support.

* Experience with VMware Horizon, Okta, Slack, Jira, Symantec Endpoint, Box, etc. a major plus.

What's In It For You

In addition to working for a world class FinTech company and having a lot of fun doing it, Prosper provides it's employees an excellent compensation and benefits plan. The plan includes incentive bonuses, stock options, company paid health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation time, 401k with employer match and even fitness reimbursement and commuting reimbursement benefits.

Prosper is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.