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Desktop Support Technician

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Job ID: 2201142
Location: FORT POLK, LA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Field Technician
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is hiring a Field Technician to join our team in Fort Polk, LA. 

Job Description:

  • Interfaces with customers to handle service inquiries and problems to include performing direct customer support  activities involving the installation, modification, and repair of desktop computing equipment and systems 
  • Conducts on-site installation and testing of equipment to ensure proper working order 
  • Inputs activities into tracking system to reflect actions taken to resolve issues 
  • Isolates equipment start-up malfunctions and takes corrective action 
  • May make technical presentations and has a strong knowledge of products 
  • Trains customer personnel in equipment operation and maintenance responsibilities 
  • Responding to service calls and dispatch requests to troubleshoot resolve reported problems 
  • Use remote control tool to assist end users when needed 
  • Build and configure PCs and laptops for deployment to users 
  • Loading and configuring end user device software, to include Unified Communications services 
  • Create and/or update tickets with details of worked performed to restore service or satisfy customer request in ticket tracking system 
  • Act as Tier II agent when additional subject matter expertise is required, performing analysis and actions at the direction of higher Tiered support agents, as required 
  • Work with the customer, users, and other supporting engineers to effectively analyze user requirements, user stories, and operations concepts and apply IT solutions to identified issues 
  • Act as a technical resource to others to resolve problems, errors, or other related issues 
  • Perform basic inside cable testing from desktop to switch 
  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively identifies solutions 
  • Providing direct assistance with configuring mobile devices for end users 
  • Provide feedback and insight to enable development of user training guides and videos 


Required Education and Experience: 

  • High School diploma and 5+ years of related experience; OR Associate degree and 3+ years of related experience
  • 2+ years of desktop support experience 
  • Must be a US Citizen and have a Secret Security clearance.
  • DoD 8570 IAT OR (A+ CE, Network+ CE, Security+ CE or higher level) certification required prior to start date.
  • Experience troubleshooting Microsoft-based PCs and iOS tablet devices 
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and professionally represent the program 
  • Highly motivated individual willing to learn and apply new concepts, tools, and software 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, especially with other organizations 
  • Good problem solving and troubleshooting skills 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting 
  • Valid Driver's License 





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