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Deskside Support Technician

Alithya Canada Inc.

This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted November 11, 2021.

Deskside Support Technician


Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Please note that candidates must have an eligible work permit for Canada and be fluent in French. 

Do you want to experience the essence of a large organization in a company with a personal touch? Come and work with us! We are looking for creative, innovative, and collaborative people like you to join our team.

At the heart of Alithya’s values is the well-being of our employees and their families. That’s why we continue to follow the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations closely. 

We remain close to you, while keeping our distance via Phone, Skype, Zoom or however you like. 

Take your ambitions to the next level

Reporting to the Enterprise IT Operations Director and being a key member of the Corporate IT team, you will be responsible for resolving end-user and computer-related tickets, from various offices in the Quebec province, as well as other remote sites.

Physically working from our Downtown Montreal Headquarters, the individual fulfilling this role will have the opportunity to work with various delivery teams and expand his/her skillset of our various services and solutions and directly contribute to improving service quality and employee satisfaction. As such, you will be heavily relied upon to contribute to the Enterprise IT Operation team through:

  • Level 1 end-user and computer support (tickets not resolved by the helpdesk);
  • Maintain accurate end-user asset information;
  • Perform onsite duties in support of other support teams (onsite assistance);
  • High quality customer service.



To be successful, the Senior Deskside Support Technician will need to fulfil and master the following responsibilities in striving to meet the above endeavours:


  • Efficiently troubleshoot end-user and computer tickets, for end-users located anywhere in the world;
  • When required, travel to various offices to resolve issues (Montreal, Quebec and Gatineau);
  • Be available on an ad-hoc basis, evenings and weekends;
  • Create and maintain:
    • installation instructions and relevant end-user/computer documentation;
    • asset information (ticket associations, user assignments, asset state, location, etc.);
  • Assist employees with using Enterprise IT Solutions such as printing, scanning, fax or Office;
  • Perform onsite duties in support of other support teams (assist with onsite support tasks such as disconnecting/ connecting cables or typing commands on server prompt, checking power);
  • Assist Management in coordinating efforts and projects;
  • Provide VIP support to upper management.

When it just clicks!

Does this sound like you?

  • College degree;
  • At least 5 years of working experience in a related field;
  • Experience with MS Excel and reporting;
  • CompTIA A+ certification (or other related certification);
  • ITIL v3 certified;
  • Experience with Freshservice is a plus;
  • Excellent diagnostic skills (ability to diagnose an issue/situation quickly and efficiently);
  • Demonstrated autonomy and resourcefulness to resolve issues (remotely and onsite);
  • Team player and problem solver with with the capacity to think outside the box;
  • Capacity to work autonomously and proactively.
  • Ability to coordinate tasks and manage priorities;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Ability to speak and write (professionally) in French and English;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken).
  • Languages required:
    • French: 3/4 
    • English: 3/4


Life at Alithya

  • 37.5 hours per week;
  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career;
  • Work with diverse technologies, projects, clients and sectors;
  • Spend your days in a creative and innovative environment;
  • Share experience and knowledge as part of an agile and dynamic team;
  • A great balance between work and personal life;
  • Access to exciting educational opportunities (internal, conferences, events, courses, certifications, etc.);
  • Personal recognition of your important professional contributions;
  • Great cultural diversity across our teams.

Why join our team?

Because creativity, passion, integrity and wellness are the company’s core values, we are looking for people like you who are enthusiastic, innovative, open-minded, team players and eager to learn.

Working at Alithya is a chance to be part of an energetic, dynamic, and growing team of more than 2,000 professionals in Canada, the United States and France. Our diverse practices and the extensive major projects entrusted to us by our prestigious clients allows us to offer many high growth potential opportunities to our employees in well-established technologies.

Alithya Group is an advocate for workforce diversity and as such, encourages the participation of women in management roles. We belong to the 30% Club, which encourages women’s access to leadership positions.

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