The ESA V program is an IT Services program supporting several customers within the Department of Justice. The program provides a range of IT services, including help desk, deskside support, Windows workstation engineering and maintenance, managed print services, ITSM, Active Directory services, and video conferencing, among others.
Leidos is hiring a Deskside Support Technician at our customer site in Downtown Washington, DC.
Our service model is that customers will first contact our off-site Service Desk, and the technicians there will resolve most customer issues over the phone or by using a remote connection to the customer’s computers. In cases where remote support is not effective, however, our deskside support staff will go to customer’s offices and work with them to resolve the problem. The deskside support staff, therefore, will be performing largely Tier 2 support functions.
Candidate selected will be subject to a Government Public Trust security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to the customer’s information. Current clearance is not required, but selected individual cannot start the assignment until the required security clearance is granted by the customer. This process is currently taking 12+ weeks.
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The types of work a candidate for these positions should expect to perform include but aren’t limited to the following:
1. Deskside support for any user where a ticket has been dispatched from the Service Desk;
2. Break/Fix support for government provided end-user computer devices, such as replacing hard drives or batteries which fail;
3. Install specialty software which is not packaged in SCCM;
4. Removal of devices from the network as directed by Security;
5. Assess issues and diagnose problems with printers;
6. Install printer toner.
ESA V prides itself in providing high-quality customer support. A key part of the deskside support staff’s job is interfacing with customers and leaving the customer with his or her problem resolved, in a very timely manner. As such, the ability to prioritize work based on ticket and customer priority, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, and the ability to work across multiple building in Washington without direct supervision are all critical to the success of the individuals selected for these positions.
Some members of the deskside support staff will also provide technical support to the senior management offices and senior leadership offices within the Department of Justice. Due to the critical importance of the work done in these offices, timely and professional response to all incidents and service requests must be achieved. This “white glove” service may sometimes require after-hours support to be provided.
All work for the team will be tracked in a ticketing system. The ticketing system will be utilized to track performance with negotiated service level agreements and to measure the effectiveness of the staff. Staff members are responsible for keeping tickets up to date at all times.
The technology in use at the Department includes Windows 10 laptops and desktops, Microsoft Office tools, email using Microsoft Exchange and Outlook, and other typical tools. Candidates for these positions should have experience working on and resolving issues with this type of office IT environment.
Required Education & Experience:
- High School diploma with 5+ years of prior relevant experience
- Customer service-focused attitude
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance
- U.S. Citizen
- Past experience providing IT support in a Windows office environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Use of an ITSM ticketing system
- Past experience with Department of Justice components
- Active Public Trust access with the Department of Justice
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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