Junior Desktop Support Technician | Onsite DC | Eligible for Public Trust

    • General Dynamics
  • Washington, DC
  • Posted 21 days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
USD 60,000.00 - 65,000.00 per year
Full Time


Security clearance
Customer support
Application servers
Software troubleshooting
Problem solving
Software Support
Software distribution
Patch Management
Remote Support
Apple Remote Desktop
User guides
Computer hardware
Policies and procedures
Work ethic
Continuous improvement
Help desk
Technical Support
Operating systems
Microsoft Office
Issue tracking
Customer service
Microsoft Windows
Apache Flex
Professional services
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Application development
Cloud computing

Job Details

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA DC Washington - 400 Maryland Ave SW (DCC161)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ178731

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:


Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Help Desk

Job Qualifications:

Desktop Computers, Microsoft Office, Remote Support, Technical Support, Troubleshooting

3 + years of related experience
ship Required:

Job Description:

Provides desktop and remote technical support to users on end user hardware. Troubleshoots laptop/desktop PC problems. Responds and follows-up on customer support problems, provides timely and professional Desktop support to users. You will be interfacing with users, therefore you should be articulate in your communications. You will need to explain technical intricacies to end users in a way that is easily understood. You will need to maintain a high-level customer service focus, exhibiting expertise, courtesy, timeliness, and professionalism.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Configures, installs, and supports desktop computers, laptop computers, printers, monitors, and other general peripherals
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for software applications loaded on desktop and laptop computers that communicate to/from application servers and third-party support software
  • Relocates IT equipment including desktop computers, printers, monitors, and other general peripherals.
  • Provide end-user software troubleshooting and support ;daily maintenance and incident/problem resolution for escalation of desktop support related issues
  • Configures IT devices for secure operation, including installation of security software, software updates, and other configurations as required
  • Connects and configures IT devices to use computer networks
  • Diagnoses hardware and software failures, communicates the remediation plans to users, and provide status updates
  • Provides software support for users applications, including basic to advanced software operations and general use of computers and peripherals
  • Supports desktop maintenance, including inventory and software distribution, and security maintenance, including virus updates and patch management
  • Provides virtual/remote assistance sessions with Bomgar and Apple Remote Desktop
  • Develops end-user documentation and instructions
  • Document all user requests and actions taken in ServiceNOW ticketing system.
  • Ensure all tickets worked include the problem, the solution, the end user, initiation and completion time, and end user satisfaction
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines as needed
  • Re-images desktops and laptops, as needed, and deploys new equipment to end users
  • Participate in special projects as required
  • Tracks and updates the movement of all IT assets (laptops, desktops, etc.) within the stipulated tracking system(s) and within time constraints
  • Retrieves equipment from departures to be re-imaged, reassigned, and updated in inventory
  • Performs advanced diagnostics, analysis, repairs, or replacement hardware for PC's, laptops, and peripherals
  • Follows set policies and procedures when assisting clients to ensure proper handling of requests
  • Contributes knowledge and updated information to maintain the Help Desk SOPs and Training manuals for Tier I/II support
  • Maintains a professional attitude and appearance providing excellent customer service at all times, to include maintaining a good work ethic and assisting other analysts when needed
  • Supports continuous improvement in the process and quality of the operations
  • Provide support for escalated issues from help desk analysts

Education: Associates Degree with 1+ year of IT experience or 3+ years IT experience in lieu of degree

  • 2+ years of technical support experience in current desktop and laptop computers, various operating systems to include one or more of the following; Windows 10/7, Mac OS 10.8/10.9, and Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience using ticketing system (preferably ServiceNOW)
  • Strong customer service and end user equipment support skills
  • Strong written and oral communications
Required Certifications:
  • ITIL foundations certification or ability to obtain certification within 3 months
Desired certifications:
  • Apple Certified Support Professional
  • Microsoft Certification for Windows 10
  • A+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Network+
Salary: $60-65K

The likely hourly rate for this position is between $25.50 - $34.50. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
USA DC Washington

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT:
Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation's most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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