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Job #: R-00020115
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Customer Support
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

Desktop Support Manager

Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Desktop Support Manager at The Pentagon, National Capital Region.

Job Summary:

The AFNCR IT Services program provides support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR, missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites. The major support areas required are: IT Operations and Maintenance; Plans, Projects, and Engineering (PP&E); and National Military Command Center (NMCC). The senior leaders and national defense missions that are supported require that the AFNCR operations never fail, resulting in a fast-paced, challenging, but also rewarding environment.

The Desktop Support Manager manages the day to day operations of Executive and Desktop support.  Providing customer service, Technical expertise and overall management of all Platinum, Gold and Solver Service Level Agreements.  In addition, they oversee any customer issues and works with the government leadership or elevates any customer issues to the proper leadership.  Ensures all Executive Support and Desktop Support technicians are well versed in ticket management, problem solving and conducts ticket reviews with the government.  Serves as the subject matter expert in Desktop Support.  This position is at the Pentagon but also requires presence on Joint Base Andrews in Maryland once or twice each week.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages the day to day operations of Executive and Desktop support.
  • Providing customer service, Technical expertise and overall management of all Platinum, Gold and Silver Service Level Agreements. 
  • Oversee any customer issues and works with the Squadron leadership or elevates any customer issues to the proper leadership. 
  • Lead a team of 60 desktop support technicians in developing new products, processes, standards or operational plans in support of the project/family. 
  • Is responsible for hiring, firing, promotions and end of year reports as well as submitting techs for merit bonuses.

Required Qualifications:

  • Requires BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Currently possess an active DoD Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret level clearance.
  • Currently possess a Security+ CE certification.
  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Military experience and comfortable working with Senior Military Leaders in a faced paced environment. 
  • Working knowledge of Remedy and building reports for SLA Management.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Customer Support




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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