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Job #: R-00027357
Location: Edgewood, MD
Category: Customer Service
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Help Desk Specialist to work in our Edgewood, MD office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to support an End User Customer Support program.

In this mission we provide Tier 1 Help Desk Support. All support is provided via phone, and the help desk specialist will troubleshoot access issues such as password resets and VPN. The help desk specialist will be responsible for logging all calls in the ticketing system and escalating issues to the next level when needed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides Help/Service Desk support to end users on a variety of issues.
  • Identifies, researches, and resolves problems.
  • Ability to diagnose data communications problems.
  • Responds to telephone calls, email and personnel requests.
  • Documents, tracks and monitors the problem to ensure a timely resolution.
  • Coordinates cross-tier integration to ensure consistent and repeatable processes.
  • Helps drive decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures operations' effective achievement of objectives.
  • Relies on instructions, pre-established guidelines and experience to perform the functions of the job.
  • Ability to document accurate customer details.
  • Ability to research and/or contact sources for information to respond to customer needs.
  • Ability to learn customer support essentials to provide Tier 1 level support to customers.
  • Ability to provide timely Tier 1 customer support.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent and 1+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Proven active listening skills that enables the ability to understand the customer interests and requests.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Remedy and RemedyForce

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Customer Service


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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