Deskside Support - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking to hire a Deskside Support Technician to support HHS in Atlanta, GA.



• The Desktop/Deskside Tier 2 Technical Support Specialist will ensure that professional support and response standards are met and maintained.

• Must have comprehensive knowledge in the use of personal computers and a solid understanding of software fundamentals.

• Must be proficient with a variety of domain and email account administration tools and familiar with standard corporate security policies, specifically MS Windows and Office, VPN, remote access, and anti-virus software.

• The Specialist will communicate moderately complex or technical information, ideas and results effectively in both oral and written form; and compose correspondence and reports.

• They will provide troubleshooting/repair within desktop and networking support, IT concepts and software applications.

• The Tier 2 Support Specialist must be able to think logically and act decisively in critical situations.

• They will provide second level technical support to users with questions regarding account administration, distribution of software and documentation, system and network status, incident entry via incident management tool and problem management and root cause analysis processes.

• They will follow and create detailed operational procedures and help improve the quality of service delivery and provide value added customer services.

• The Specialist will also ensure project schedules and performance requirements are met.

• They will contribute to the development of the organization's goals and objectives and interact daily with supervisors and/or functional peer groups and customers.

• The Specialist must develop a thorough understanding of client's applicable hardware/software configurations.

• This includes system backup/recovery, basis software management, security management, service desk management software, and asset management.

• They must successfully resolve moderate to more difficult technical issues (related to hardware and software) from incoming customer contacts and proactive notification systems.

• The Specialist will serve as the initial point of contact for troubleshooting hardware, software, PC, and printer problems.



• High school education or GED and 5+ years of relevant technical experience, A.S. Degree in computer science or similar field and 3+ years of experience, or a B.S. degree in Computer Science or a similar field and 1-2+ years of experience. 

• Would prefer at least 3 years of specific Desktop support experience in a Windows Active Directory environment

• Thorough understanding of programming, relational database, and client-server concepts

• Must be capable of providing customer consulting services with minimal supervision

• Proven strong oral/written communication and customer interface skills

• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel

• Strong Motivational skills

• Excellent planning/time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks effectively and experience working in a fast-paced work environment

• Excellent client-facing skills

• Proven project management skills

• Ability to work seamlessly across organizational boundaries.


• Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance


• MS Windows and Office, Active Directory, Anti-virus, CA Incident Management Tool, VPN, Avaya, remote management experience, knowledge management, web support, previous desk-side support and IT hardware technical troubleshooting repair.