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Deskside Services Technician

Job ID: 2011651
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Jul 13, 2020
Category: Wage Determination (SCA)
Subcategory: Service Contract Act
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

The Deskside Service Technician will provide support and maintenance within the organization's desktop computing environment. This includes installing, diagnosing and maintaining all desktop equipment, printers, audio/visual conferencing equipment, software applications and mobile devices to ensure optimal performance. Support will be performed in person (on-site users) or via telephone/remote control (off-site users).


This role may temporarily work remotely due to COVID-19.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper day-to-day operation of technology applications and equipment by identifying, researching and resolving technical problems.
  • Provide deskside assistance to resolve technology issues and provide how-to knowledge transfer to end users on a variety of computer-related issues.
  • Perform scheduled moves, installations and cancellations, as well as other Move/Add/Change (MAC)-related tasks.
  • Provide quality level II support for users with a high degree of customer satisfaction, technical knowledge and timeliness either by resolving the issue or escalating and coordinating efforts of other Information Technology staff.
  • Solve technical issues and/or investigate elevated issues by confirming the validity of the problem and seeking known solutions to more complex problems or issues. Must know when to escalate issues not resolved at this level to management.
  • Utilize ServiceNow for issue tracking, ensuring all user requests for assistance are accompanied by a ticket and all tickets requiring follow-up work and/or calls receive appropriate attention.
  • Ensure all tickets are resolved within documented service levels.
  • Interact with asset management, network services, software systems engineering, applications development and/or printer maintenance services to restore service and/or identify and correct core problem.
  • Assist in developing and documenting improvements to current processes, creating/updating KAs and SOPs.
  • Possess excellent presentation, verbal communication and written skills.
  • Provide technology refresh support as needed.
  •  All other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Experience

  • High school diploma
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a deskside services role supporting end users; troubleshooting and resolving all aspects of computer hardware and software.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience supporting Windows 10 and Microsoft Office Suite (Office 2016).

Required Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • Must demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, excellent customer service skills, and be able to handle pressure. 
  • Ability to communicate orally with customers, vendors, management, and coworkers is crucial. Some moderately heavy lifting (computers, monitors, printers, etc.) is required.

Clearance

  • Must be able to obtain & maintain a Public Trust security clearance.

 

Desired Experience & Certifications

  • Dell hardware (laptop, desktop, tablet, 2-in-1) and Apple iPhone experience a plus.
  • Experience supporting audio/video and video teleconferencing equipment a plus.
  • CompTIA A+ Certification and/or Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician

Work Environment

  • This job is performed indoors in an office setting.
  • This position requires the ability to move, carry, push, pull and/or lift up to 45 pounds, as well as climb under/around desks for cable management.



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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