Service Desk Agent Job - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

Service Desk Agent (Job Number:442474)


SAIC is looking for a Service Desk Agent who will be the front line of contact for support with various technical issues and questions; supporting users via various channels such as telephone calls, chat, email, and online requests.

The employee performing this job is required to communicate with the end user to diagnose, understand, isolate, and resolve a variety of issues dealing with hardware, connectivity, network infrastructure, computer systems, as well as proprietary and commercially available software.

This position will work flexible hours in a 24x7x365 environment.


- Provide front line technical support to local and remote users via calls, chat, email, and online support and service requests

- Utilize technical skills, historical records, knowledgebase, and other available tools to analyze and diagnose customer issues

- Support commercial and customer specific applications and software

- Support operating system and internet browser issues

- Support desktops, laptops, mobile devices, printers, scanners and other hardware

- Support wired and wireless network connections

- Support network infrastructure issues affecting end users

- Assist with password resets and account unlocks

- Assist with set up, installation, and configuration of hardware and software

- Diagnose, isolate, and resolve issues with network connectivity

- Create, edit, and update documentation, instructions, and knowledgebase articles

- Utilize an incident tracking system to create, work, and resolve tickets

- Clearly document description of issue and troubleshooting work done for escalation, review, and audit purposes

- Effectively determine when to escalate issues to specialist teams

- Provide excellent customer service to the end user

- Communicate with supervisors, peers, and end users to effectively solve issues

- Follow all company and department policies and procedures

- Additional responsibilities may vary depending on the contract and position

Required Education & Experience

- AA Degree in related discipline and one (1) year related experience; Or, High School and two (2) years of related experience

Desired Experience and Skills

- Proven hardware/software troubleshooting experience

- Proven experience providing effective and professional communication

- Proven ability addressing technical issues via telephone, email, and chat

- Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service

- Experience with common software and operating systems

- Knowledge of IT support Best Practices

- Ability to work independently and within a team environment

- Ability to follow procedures under stressful conditions

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC's approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Dec 7, 2018, 4:27:33 PM
Primary Location: United States-TN-COOKEVILLE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time