Job Requisition:Information Technology Specialist
Leidos is actively interviewing for an Information Technology Specialist to join our team at Fort Belvoir VA
This position provides information technology software and hardware customer support to government agency in the national capital region as part of its 24/7/365 Reachback contract.
The successful candidate will be team-oriented and possess strong multi-tasking abilities. The ideal candidate will use applied knowledge to assist in providing customer support and resolve routine, non-complex customer problems with information technology systems (primarily laptops and desktop computers utilizing Windows 10 operating systems).
The candidate will need proven skills to communicate with internal technical or customer service personnel to determine nature of problems to implement resolutions. He/she will document IT problems and troubleshooting procedures, attend on-going training sessions to achieve a higher level of technical skill, and apply skills and experience to gain high level of familiarity with specialized user developed software.
The position requires support occasionally on weekends and during hours outside of the normal duty day.
- Provide level 1 and level 2 helpdesk support and resolve problems to the end user’s satisfaction
- Monitor and respond quickly and effectively to requests received through the IT helpdesk
- Monitor Service Desk JIRA for tickets assigned to the queue and process first-in first-out based on priority
- Modify configurations, utilities, software default settings, etc. for the local workstation with Windows 10 operating system
- Utilize and maintain the helpdesk tracking software (JIRA)
- Document internal procedures
- Install, test and configure new workstations, laptops, peripheral equipment and software
- Maintain inventory of all equipment, software and software licenses
- Report issues to team members for escalation
- Manage PC setup and deployment for new employees using standard hardware, images and software
- Assign users and computers to proper groups in Active Directory
- Provide advice and recommendations on hardware requirements
- Perform maintenance and repairs as required
- Participate in configuration control activities
- Perform timely workstation hardware and software upgrades as required
- High School diploma or equivalent, and four to five years of related experience.
- Active Directory certification
- Security + certification (CompTIA)
- Current DoD Secret security clearance
- Microsoft Windows 10 Certification
- Top Secret/SCI security clearance preferred
- Previous experience as a system admin/network engineer/level 2 help desk specialist on a DoD Network.
- Strong organizational skills for managing taskings and reporting status and accomplishments.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Shift:Standard Plus On Call
Job Family:Systems Administration2000Defense
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 www.Leidos.com.
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