General Dynamics Information Technology Sr Technician, Help Desk in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Job Description

Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems. Perform system administration functions that include operating system monitoring; COTS software monitoring; custom software monitoring; resource memory allocation; modifications to authorized user lists and user profiles; file system maintenance; monitoring of storage space; technical support to personnel to include creating accounts/resetting passwords; etc.

Provides technical support and troubleshooting to network, desktop, and/or systems hardware and software.

  1. Screens, refers and diagnoses internal inquiries and work requests as they relate to maintenance of personal computers and related systems.

  2. Installs, configures, and upgrades computer hardware and software.

  3. Provides end-user software troubleshooting and support.

  4. Applies advanced diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigate causes, and recommend solutions.

  5. Provides troubleshooting and support.

  6. Participates in the administration of e-mail systems.

  7. Provides phone and help-desk support for local and off-site users.

  8. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.

  9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned

  10. Participates in special projects as required.

Education

Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a current TS/SCI polygraph clearance

  • 3-6 years experience

  • Knowledge of ITIL processes

  • Experience with service desk ticketing tool

  • Prior work on large, geographically disperse networks

  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in computer troubleshooting and support.

  • Knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications.

  • Ability to identify and evaluate of evidence to guide decision making; use broad in-depth analysis of evidence for problem solving to make decisions and communicate clearly and accurately

  • May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment i.e. ITIL Foundations

  • Support the various work schedules/shifts in a 24x7 Operations Center

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As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.