Senior Help Desk Technician
- Military veterans preferred
2019-04-11 General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Ft Belvoir Virginia United States
Seeking customer service centered help desk technicians to provide timely and professional Tier I/II support to users.
To be successful in this position you need to be collaborative and willing to work within a team. While you will need to be a self-starter, completing tasks on your own, working together is critical in this role. You will be interfacing with users and senior agency staff. Therefore, you should be articulate in your communications. You will need to explain technical intricacies to end users in a way that is easily understood. You will need to maintain a high-level customer service focus, exhibiting expertise, courtesy, timeliness, and professionalism.
Provide technical support and troubleshooting for software applications loaded on desktop and laptop computers that communicate to/from application servers and third-party support agencies
Screen, refer and diagnose internal/external inquiries and work requests as they relate to support of related systems
Provide end-user software troubleshooting and support
Apply diagnostic techniques to identify problems; investigate causes; and recommend solutions
Familiar with Microsoft Active Directory
Document all user requests and actions taken in Remedy ticketing system
Provide phone and help desk support for local and off-site users
Maintain internal knowledge base for Help Desk technicians and users
Answer phones and emails in a timely manner
Maintain printers and multifunction devices
Create and maintain Windows 10 desktop/laptop images
Maintain software and hardware assignments
Participate in special projects as required
Familiar with Release and Configuration Management concepts
Use Remedy as the help desk software
Ensure all tickets worked include the problem, the solution, the end user, initiation and completion time, and end user satisfaction.
The resolution shall be in sufficient detail to allow another support technician, not familiar with the problem, sufficient information to resolve the same or similar problem without extensively researching the issue again.
Identify training requirements or software fixes to correct any recurring problems identified in the database of user support.
Notify the program manager of all VIP requests for support that require additional resources which result in a delay of resolution
Create and maintain documentation
Work with other members of the team to ensure that help desk documentation is complete and up-to-date
Provide weekly and monthly status reports
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
Able to maintain a high-level customer service focus, exhibiting expertise, courtesy, timeliness, and professionalism interfacing with users and senior agency staff
May need to lift and carry desktop equipment such as laptops, computers, and monitors
3 - 5 years of directly related experience supporting help desk operations or customer service.
Experience with the following is required:
Microsoft Office Suite 2013/2016
Experience with one or more of the following is a plus:
Outlook Email Client in an Exchange Server Environment
Experience with remote access to users’ computers
Experience working with networked printers
Excellent business analytical and problem-solving/trouble shooting skills
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication skills
Excellent documentation skills
Strong organizational and collaborative skills
Strong teamwork and engagement as a project team member
Ability to assimilate information rapidly, motivated to self-study new requirements
Maintain current industry knowledge of relevant concepts; practices and procedures
Able to multi-task and prioritize
Able to work under time constraints
Adapt to changes in requirements and new projects
Maintain and upgrade certifications
Strong written and verbal English language skills
Willing to perform other duties as assigned
Must have a minimum of an Interim Secret clearance on hire and confirmed within JPAS. Continued employment is contingent on receiving a fully adjudicated Secret clearance.
Client Site, Fort Belvoir, VA
Shift work 7:30 AM - 4:00 Monday-Friday
Some flexibility may be required to cover when others are out of office
No alternate work schedules
No telework allowed
Travel: Occasional travel may be required – normally less than 10%.
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
Current CompTIA Security+ CE certification
Computing environment certification (Windows 10 MCSA or MCP preferred)
If you start only with a Security+ CE, continued employment will be contingent on receiving the additional Windows certification within 3 months after your start date.