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Include These Technical Support Skills
- Technical skills
- Customer service training and customer facing skills
- Patience and perseverance
- Tact and diplomacy
- Effective communication
- Telephone etiquette
- Problem solving orientation
- Time management
- Attention to details
Below is provided a cover letter example for Technical Support staff showcasing similar abilities and competences.
Dear Mr. Thompson:
Upon review of your posting for a new professional to join your Technical Support team, I felt compelled to submit my resume for your consideration. With my experience in IT system analysis, administration, and support throughout my background, as well as my demonstrated strengths in team collaboration and project management, I feel confident that I would significantly benefit your organization.
With a full range of computer and system proficiencies, my solid technical aptitude as well as my leadership and training abilities position me ready to thrive in this challenging role. Additionally, my previous 12 years of experience in IT system management and user support for top-tier financial firms provided me with core strengths in technical needs analysis, staff training programs, and general administrative support.
Highlights of my background include:
Expertise in IT system analysis and administration, quickly resolving user concerns and maintaining a reputation as a “go-to” person for all technical and IT system concerns.
Configuring computer systems, diagnosing software issues, troubleshooting network/connectivity problems, and testing new technologies while delivering comprehensive user support via phone, in-person appointments, or remote access.
Keen aptitude for technology programs and solutions; proficient in an extensive list of software applications/platforms and hardware components (please see attached resume for specifics).
Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois.
Demonstrating polished leadership, analytical, problem-solving, and collaboration talents to drive projects and teams to peak results.
With my professional experience in IT system management, training, and support, coupled with my enthusiasm and dedication to success, I believe I could swiftly surpass your expectations for this role. I look forward to discussing the position in further detail.
Thank you for your consideration.
David C. Ponce