GNU/Linux Desktop Support Tech

We have a part-time opening for one qualified candidate to work in the GNU/Linux support arena. Our company's main focus is on the selling and support of free software friendly hardware (desktops, laptops, and around 100 accessories).

Main Responsibilities:

- packing & shipping products
- assembling & repairing computers
- diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues
- providing basic tier 1 technical support
- respond to customer requests for technical assistance in person, via phone, and email (mostly phone/email)
- research questions and solutions using internal and external documentation
- identify and escalate situations requiring attention


- 30 hours / week (10:30AM-5:00PM M-F /w half hour lunch break)
- vehicle & drivers license
- skill in diagnosing problems
- good communication skills
- attention to detail
- patience
- basic understanding of free software philosophy vs open source
- basic GNU/Linux administrations skills (ie: apt-get, md5sum, dmesg, lsusb, lspci, etc)
- staying current with the latest GNU/Linux distributions and other free software components / operating systems

Education and Experience

- degree, degree seeking, or related experience and training in troubleshooting and providing help desk support are preferred

Key Skills & Competencies

- oral and written communication skills
- customer service oriented
- problem analysis
- problem-solving
- adaptability
- planning and organizing
- attention to detail
- stress tolerance
- can work with little to no supervision

Email your resume for consideration with salary requirements.

The job is at our offices in Flemington, New Jersey.

All resumes must be submitted in a free format (such as plain text, PDF, or OpenDocument, and not Microsoft Word). Email submissions that do not follow these instructions will be overlooked.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to promoting a diverse workplace, and do not discriminate based on gender, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.