PC Maintenance Tech_ITSS - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States



  • A PC Maintenance Tech is responsible for performing tasks which require touching the desktop.
  • Given that this position physically interfaces with the customer, a professional, courteous demeanor is required in all circumstances. 
  • A PC Maintenance Tech must possess excellent communication skills including verbal, written, and telephone etiquette. 
  • Above average ability to interpret, analyze, troubleshoot and resolve technical problems. 
  • Must be decisive, conscientious and interact well in a team environment or training capacity. 
  • Have a strong desire to learn and be able to follow policies and procedures. 
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work well with a minimal amount of supervision. 
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of and experience with computer hardware, software and peripheral devices in a diverse environment.
  • Must provide a high level of interfacing with co- workers and communicate effectively with the clients, IT personnel and management. 
Customer Service: 
  • Provide direct customer service and technical support to users as required via phone, e-mail, on-line systems and in person.
  • Provide professional and personal assistance to clients in answering inquiries, locating information and analyzing technical requirements at a moment's notice, sometimes in very stressful situations
  • Provide desk-side information technology support to U.S. Army war- fighter customers/users at a military installation
  • Provide professional and prompt responses to users for problem resolution, in person, verbally and in writing.
  • Must correspond professionally and promptly with co-workers and supervisors, in person, verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to interface with individuals and military/civilian professionals at all levels of the organization
  • Must have good organizational skills and be able to work independently


  • A PC Maintenance Tech's main technology emphasis should be to:
  • Configure and install PCs, network printing devices, peripherals and software, including physical attachment of equipment to network
  • Install and maintain peripheral equipment such as printers, modems, scanners, etc.
  • Familiarity and expertise in various operating systems (Windows 10, Windows 7, etc.)
  • Familiarity and expertise in mobile devices (blackberries, Apple IOS, Android, etc.)
  • Familiarity and expertise in business applications such as Microsoft Office and Adobe products and/or customer-defined/Army application suites.
  • Install, configure and maintain network applications and application distribution systems
  • Ensure system security in compliance with customer policy including virus protection
  • Implement and maintain network standards and guidelines
  • Utilize tools sets such as Symantec Ghost, Active Directory, Remote Desktop, etc.
  • Operate audio/visual equipment such as Video Teleconferencing devices, projectors, and presentation hardware.
  • Maintain skill set required to do job 
  • Maintain an awareness of trends within the technology industry, researching and testing to determine how they could be implemented within the organization.
  • Perform other hardware and software tasks as assigned
  • Awareness of Army compliance requirements, such as AR 25-2, Security Technical Information Guidelines, and RMF process.
  • Update systems with IAVA updates and anti- virus updates 
  • Activities will be directed, monitored, outlined and supervised by a more senior-level technician and/or Project Manager.
  • Receives initial instructions, equipment requirement, and advice from supervisor as needed. 
  • Performs recurring work independently. 
  • Work is reviewed for technical adequacy or conformity with instructions. 
  • A PC Maintenance Tech will at times be responsible for training junior technicians in troubleshooting/repair/maintenance of PC hardware, troubleshooting/installing software on PCs, and use and maintenance of PC operating systems.
  • PC Maintenance Tech will be familiar with desktop operating systems, office applications, hardware, installation/troubleshooting and have some knowledge of network operating systems and hardware. 
  • PC Maintenance Tech will need advice and/or expertise from a higher-level technician at times. 
  • PC Maintenance Tech may participate in special projects and tasks in a technical capacity.



Preferred education/experience
  • Five years experience OR 3 years relevant experience and an Associate's Degree in a Technical Discipline or related field.

Certification Requirement:

  • CompTIA Security+ CE certificate.


Required training
  • Examples:  MCITP (Enterprise Desktop Support Technician), A+, MCDST, MCP or HDI Desktop Support Technician
  • The position for which you are interviewing requires a US government security clearance and the ability to obtain unescorted access to work areas on a military installation. 

Desired Qualifications