Agricultural Support Technician
Softtek - Creve Coeur, MO

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We are seeking an experienced Agricultural Support Technician to support our client near St. Louis, MO. This is a 12 month, W2 contract position, with a possible 12 month extension.

Softtek offers a generous benefits package for our consultants, with no waiting period .

Essential Job Function:
Work as a key team member in support of hardware, software and calibrations within the agricultural field. The candidate must have excellent electrical diagnostic and mechanical skills with an understanding of the IT environment. This position requires technical innovation, customer focus, results orientation, and excellent problem solving skills. The candidate must have the ability to appropriately communicate and train on the use of specific applications, equipment settings, and problem solving techniques. The position will require the candidate to be able to work in the office to evaluate issues, collect data, and troubleshoot solutions over the phone with the flexibility to travel to the field site and assist with equipment, computer and/or mechanical issues if needed. Travel is required and maybe up to 30% especially during peak periods and training.

Primary Responsibilities:
Resolve IT, electrical and mechanical issues for agricultural based users.

Train groups of users to ensure proper knowledge transfer via phone and onsite.

Create needed documentation and support guides.

Understand the importance of accurate data collection and interaction with software.

Work with support team in the office and communicate required information.

Required Skills / Experience:
Required Experience:
Agricultural degree and well versed in agricultural technology and computer mechanical functions; and/or Electrical Engineering degree with an agricultural background and knowledge and/or comparable work experience in the agricultural industry.

Great interpersonal skills and ability to manage stress.

Enhanced troubleshooting skills.

Strong people skills and customer focus.

Ability to work well with all levels of the organization.

Understanding of research practices.

Required Skills/Competencies:
Must have the ability to adapt to change and work in ambiguous situations, anticipate future requirements, and have the ability to make and communicate decisions.

Have the ability to influence and win support from others and have the confidence and trust of others.

Fosters a sense of urgency, identifies and overcomes obstacles. Balances the big picture with day-to-day activities/issues for their technology. Persistent in the pursuit of results.

Creates an environment that fosters open, frank communications. Clearly expresses oneself orally and in writing. Listens carefully, solicits other opinions. Handles questions well in highly visible, challenging situations.

Identifies and satisfies the needs of external and internal clients. Continually pursues ways to provide value-added solutions. Builds relationships and trust with clients.

Works cooperatively with others. Encourages participation. Values the contribution of all team members.

Makes sound, timely decisions. Evaluates short and long term impact of decisions. Demonstrates good judgment and confidence to select appropriate approach and take full responsibility for end results.

Desired skills:
Familiarity with farm equipment.

Agricultural background.

Positions are budgeted through the end of the current fiscal year.

Education / Certifications:
BS Degree or equivalent experience.
Candidates must pass a background check and skills assessment.

Softtek Integration Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital or veteran status, place of national origin and other categories protected by law are not factors in employment, promotion, compensation or working conditions.

SOFTTEK Company Summary
Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of process-driven IT solutions with 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With nine Global Delivery Centers in Mexico, China, Brazil, Argentina and Spain, Softtek helps improve time-to-business-solution, lower costs of existing applications, deliver better engineered and tested applications, and produce predictable outcomes for top-tier corporations in over 20 countries. Through on-site, on-shore and its trademarked Global Nearshore™ service delivery models, Softtek teams with CIOs to constantly increase the business value of IT. Softtek is the creator and a leader of the nearshore industry.
Vision
We aspire to transcend as a leading global provider of IT and business process solutions, forging longstanding and mutually beneficial relationships built on a foundation of earned trust. We will build our future by being a well-grounded and socially responsible company, with a profitable track record, delivering innovative high quality services, driven by a passionate, human-centric culture.

US Operations Corporate Offices:
3636 South Geyer Rd Sunset Hills, MO 63127

Services:
o Application-Related Services
o Business Process Outsourcing
o IT Infrastructure Support
o Software Products and Associated Services

Customers:
o Softtek is a preferred service provider for several Fortune 500 organizations
o Top-tier corporations in the markets where we operate

Awards and Distinctions:
o SEI CMMi Level 5
o Six Sigma Corporate Program
o IAOP Global Outsourcing 100 List®, 2009, 2010, 2011
o 10 SAP Award of Excellence in “Best Regional Partner” category
o Named as a "Strong Performer" for SAP Implementation services by Forrester
o Globalization-2010 Award for Performance, GE GDC Program
o BusinessWeek Emerging Outsourcing Players
o ISO 9001:2008 (for Procurement Services from Aguascalientes, Mexico and for “Design, development, support and IT application improvements” in Argentina)
o ISO 9001:2008 Certification (for Development, Maintenance & Application Support in Brazil)
o Gartner Best Solution Delivery Award 2004
o The Global Services 100 - Top Company to Watch South of the Border 2007 & 2008 and Top Company to Watch in Latin America 2006 by neoIT and Global Services Magazine
o Great Place to Work® Institute’s Best Places to Work For: Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico
o Only Latin-American company in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Offshore Application Services 2006 & 2007
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