IT Customer Support Technician

    • KBR
  • Houston, TX
  • Posted 40 days ago | Updated 12 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Technical Support
Multi-factor authentication
Attention to detail
Training and development
Customer support
Tier 1
High availability
Computer hardware
Security management
Problem solving
Service desk
Knowledge base
Microsoft Office
Active Directory
Cisco Jabber
Help desk
Microsoft Windows
Continuous improvement
Life insurance
Embedded systems
IT service management
Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Certified Professional

Job Details


IT Customer Support Technician

KBR - Delivering Solutions, Changing the World.

KBR brings together the best and brightest to deliver science, technology and engineering solutions that help governments and companies around the world accomplish their most critical missions and objectives.

In everything we do, we are guided by our ONE KBR Values:

  • We Value Our People - We create diverse, inclusive environments in which each person can feel safe, respected and valued, and where everyone has opportunities to grow and reach their full potential.
  • We Deliver - We are uncompromising in our commitment to deliver innovative, high-quality, technology-led solutions for our customers and exceptional, sustainable value for all our stakeholders.
  • We Are People of Integrity - We value honesty, trust, courage, fairness, prudence and tenacity. We believe doing what's right for the planet, the communities where we work, and our people is good for business.
  • We Empower - We empower our people with a shared purpose, the right tools and the supportive culture they need to be proactive decision-makers, to be adaptive to change, and to succeed.
  • We Are a Team of Teams - We have a will to succeed, but we value the achievements of our team of teams over individual accomplishments. Our collective focus makes us a better, stronger, more effective company.

We have also embedded environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles in every business operation and corporate function. Not only are we committed to operating safely, sustainably and equitably, but we are also committed to using our capabilities and expertise to help our customers accomplish their sustainability goals. Worldwide, KBR employs a diverse workforce approximately 29,000 people strong, with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. At KBR, We Deliver.

Core Role and Responsibilities:

Provides first line (Tier 1) IT technical support to end users for account administration, distribution of software and documentation, system/network status, and problem entry, via problem ITSM tracking tool. With high availability time and outstanding verbal skills, answers incoming phone calls, responding to technical questions and performing minor troubleshooting regarding use and identification of computer hardware and software or security administration. Monitors high traffic ticket queue to work towards, and meet, defined team Service Levels. Leveraging excellent written skills, collects and documents necessary information for issue escalation as necessary to appropriate support teams. Supports and is responsive to assist peers and lower-skilled employees as a part of a collaborative team effort.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs the assignments in the form of objectives with goals and process to meet goals outline. Applies job skills and company policies to complete a wide range of tasks.
  • Works on issues that may be complex in nature, where judgment is resolving problems and making routine recommendations, using all resources and tools available to you.
  • Provides first contact resolution technical support via incoming phone calls, to customers with questions regarding account administration, distribution or issues with hardware, software, and security administration. All information reported is well documented within the ITSM tracking tool. To meet agreed upon objectives, 90% of all incoming calls should be answered within 20 seconds, requiring high availability time during your given shift.
  • Monitors high traffic ticket queue within the ITSM tracking tool, to work towards, and meet, defined team Service Levels. Incident Service Levels are defined and tracked for team and individual performance results.
  • Interacts daily with supervisor, peer groups, and customers, professionally. All interactions involve exchange or presentation of empathy.
  • Requires only general supervision and guidance. Normally receives no instruction on routine work and little instruction is needed on new assignments or tasks, aside from basic training provided.
  • Works independently with customers to provide customized solutions utilizing standard software products and approved process guidelines.
  • Bring forward ideas, including one Tier 0 automation process, to innovate the Service Desk as a whole and remain relevant throughout constant demand and change.
  • Works independently, and as a team, to maintain knowledge base. General requirement to create 12 new documented processes, or edit/update legacy processes, each year.
  • Rotationally leveraged as a support coordinator to assist with high call and ticket traffic, major incidents, and general administration for assisting other Service Desk peers.
  • Using dashboards provided, stay on top of individual KPI's and reporting, to ensure performance expectations are met.
  • Demonstrates the desire to learn and work toward continued self-improvement. Completion of 10 hours of offsite or on the job training should be completed each quarter.
  • Use and basic knowledge of support tools such as, but not limited to: Microsoft Office365 products, CyberArk, Multi-Factor Authentication (Symantec VIP, RSA, DUO, Microsoft Authenticator), on-prem and Azure Active Directory, VDI/Citrix, remote tools such as LogMeIn Rescue, Collaboration Tools such as MS Teams, Cisco Jabber and Cisco IP Communicator.

This position description does not include every duty or responsibility the employee may be asked to perform and nothing in this job description restricts managements' right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time as circumstances dictate.

Special Skills/Requirements:

  • Work toward Help Desk Institute Customer Support certification
  • Work toward Dell Certification
  • Work toward MCSA (Current Windows Desktop Version) Certification desired
  • ITIL 4 Foundation Certification within first 12 months of employment desired
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Work Conditions/Environment:

  • This position is considered hybrid, where in office visits, if near a KBR major property location, is possible. Otherwise, working remotely is defined as acceptable, upon manager approval.
  • Support assigned tasks during non-core business hours, weekends and holidays, if necessary, as this is a 24x7x365 Global Service Desk.
  • The shift is considered third shift, overnight hours.

Success Factors:

  • Demonstrates ability to reliably provide first contact resolution technical support to customers, leveraging excellent verbal and written communication and empathy.
  • Can answer complex technical issues when dealing with customer issues and with the tools provided.
  • Contributes to the team discussion to expand the knowledge of the group and brings forward new ideas to improve the overall success of the Service Desk.
  • Performance of job responsibilities is expected be able to do so with little to no instruction while following established guidelines, procedures, policies, and industry best practices.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge, experience, and patience to handle unusual and seldom occurring events.
  • Demonstrates ability to both provide and receive constructive feedback.
  • Willingness to take on new assignments and learn new methods and processes to challenge individual career growth.
  • Delivers creative ideas for continuous improvement.
  • Pays strict attention to detail; is reliable and dependable, good attendance, meets deadlines for deliverables.

KBR Benefits

KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

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Inclusion and Diversity at KBR

At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team's philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer. We Deliver - Together.

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KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.