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General Electric Polish speaking Service Desk Associate in Budapest, Hungary

Job Description Summary

Job Description

We are looking for a Service Desk Associate to provide enterprise-level assistance to our end user employees. If you're naturally a helper, have a strong customer orientation and enjoy assisting people with computer issues whilst explaining technical details simply, we'd like to meet you. Ultimately, you will be a person our employees trust. They will rely on you to provide timely and accurate solutions to their technical problems.

The goal is to create a seamless, positive experience for our employees that in turn enables them to serve our external customers and the businesses they support.

In this role, you will:

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues, including account setup and network configuration

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot software and hardware problems and help our employees install applications and programs. Identify solutions to software and hardware issues

  • Ask customers targeted questions to quickly understand the root of the problem

  • Own issues through resolution within agreed time limits, or to the point of escalation

  • Resolve network issues, configure operating systems and use remote desktop connections to provide immediate support.

  • Talk clients through a series of actions, either via phone, email or chat, until they've solved a technical issue. You will use email, text and chat applications to give clients quick answers to simple IT issues.

  • For more complex problems that require nuanced instruction, you will contact clients via phone, text or chat and/or provide clear, written instructions and technical manuals.

  • Properly escalate unresolved issues to appropriate internal teams (e.g. software developers)

  • Provide prompt and accurate feedback to customers

  • Refer to internal database or external resources to provide accurate tech solutions

  • Ensure all issues and outcomes are properly logged within the ticket management system

  • Prioritize and manage several open issues at one time

  • Follow up with clients to ensure their IT systems are fully functional after troubleshooting

  • Document technical knowledge in the form of notes and manuals

  • Maintain positive relationships with client


  • High School Diploma.

  • Advanced level of Polish and fluent English language skills.

  • Experience in similar field (IT Helpdesk, Helpdesk, Customer Service)

  • Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into a permanent employment relationship under the laws of Hungary. GE will not sponsor any Visa or Work permit request.

Technical Expertise:

  • Degree in a relevant field, like Computer Science, IT or Software Engineering is desired

  • Additional certification in Microsoft, Linux, Cisco or similar technologies is a plus

  • Hands-on experience with Windows/Linux/Mac OS environments desired

  • Good understanding of computer systems, mobile devices, SKYPE and other tech products

  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot basic technical issues

  • Tech savvy with familiarity in remote desktop applications and help desk software (e.g. Zendesk, BOLD 360, etc.)

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills

  • Ability to provide step-by-step technical help, both written and verbal

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No