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Job #: R-00017204
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Field Services
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate


Job Requisition:

IT Support Technician II

Job Description:

Leidos CIO Services is looking for a Desktop Support Technician to provide support for the walk-up IT Service Bar in our Gaithersburg - MD location. This role requires a high level of technical proficiency, excellent communication skills and the ability to organize and process multiple issues in a customer facing role. The team member must be able to quickly and effectively diagnose and determine the best path forward to resolve issues related to PCs, mobile devices, printers, videoconferencing, Skype Enterprise Voice, business application software, and wireless and wired local network issues. A secondary role will include oversight & support of loaner machines. This will include tracking, maintaining and distributing machines working as an extension of the asset management team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

This position is based in Gaithersburg, MD. The team member will support the current Leidos location and may assist with standing up other IT Service Bars in the future. Initially, the position will involve training, learning and performing Site Support duties within Leidos to prepare for support at the IT Service Bar in the new Gaithersburg building. The team member will be at the front line of corporate technology implementations, learning the new technologies, and providing guidance and training for the user base on many aspects of the IT experience.

The team member will have daily interface with local personnel at an open desk location and will perform general IT maintenance tasks, resolve moderate to complex problems immediately and determine how to handle/route the more complex IT issues to other support staff. This role will also be an advisory position to provide guidance to customers on hardware and software solutions/upgrades, including new product acquisitions. He\she will conduct training on basic operations and may be called on to assist in further training materials designed to educate organization’s computer users about basic and specialized applications. It is imperative that the team member stay up on the latest in operations and updates that are/will be available.

The secondary task will involve supporting and improving the processes of loaner PC deployment. Attention to detail, keeping up with data input and documenting all the steps in the process will be key factors in the success of this task. It will also involve interface with customers, Security/ CyberSecurity, asset management and other teams to successfully deploy and re-issue these devices.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related field and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience with a large, global enterprise. Additional years of experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Prior experience must include supporting internal desktop systems software and hardware, application training, and overall incident ownership and management.
  • 2+ years’ experience working in support of desk side services with specific focus on supporting customers on a daily basis.
  • 2 years’ experience supporting Microsoft Desktop/Laptops, Apple laptops, and the various peripherals for these machines. 
  • 2 years’ experience with Skype Enterprise Voice and Microsoft Outlook/Exchange, including advanced troubleshooting.
  • Advanced knowledge of iOS and Android mobile devices and experience with MDM solutions.
  • Experience with McAfee (Full Disk Encryption, Antivirus)  and SCCM for endpoint management and software delivery
  • Ability to multi-task, manage time and follow through with assignments.
  • US citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Service Now.
  • Familiar with ITIL and ITSM processes.
  • At least one relevant industry certification to include MCSA, A+, Network+, Security+.

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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