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Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Desktop PC Tech for a classified government program at its Melbourne, FL location. Individual will perform the following duties on a day to day basis in support of the program:
Provides technical support for computers and associated networks.
Installs, troubleshoots, services, and repairs personal computers, related PC software, telephones, cables, and connectors. Connects personal computers and terminals to existing data networks. Performs basic PC setups.
Instructs and assists users in the use of personal computers and networks. Investigates information, network, and communications needs of users, and makes recommendations regarding software and hardware purchases. Maintains trouble logs.
Completes paperwork and other tasks needed to satisfy Security requirements. Successfully follows all Security regulations, guidelines, and processes regarding the installation, maintenance, and retirement of PCs and PC-related hardware and software. Works with Security to remediate classified or unclassified data spillage incidents.
Coordinates with users, service desk, server administrators, network engineers, and customer and IT management.
Reviews the trouble ticket queue to identify issues that need to be addressed. Works through the ticket queue without intervening management direction (self-motivated). Resolves tickets within established SLAs. Raises issues that require management attention or involvement.
Establishes and maintains high levels of customer satisfaction according to defined objectives while adhering to established policies.
Works with system administrators and other staff to resolve support issues, escalating where appropriate.
Participates in new installations, testing and special projects as needed.
May spend portions of the day away from the desk when supporting users and moving equipment.
Exhibits good communication skills, an energetic approach, and patience with customers.
Possess a technical understanding of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) Operations, including Service Desk, Desktop, Network, Telecommunications, Data Center, Application Support, Service Level Management, and other areas of IT Operations.
Resolves technical problems and answers queries by telephone in support of internal and/or outside customer computer hardware, software, network, and telecommunications systems.
Diagnoses, identifies, isolates and analyzes problems utilizing historical database records.
Route calls to product line specialists. Maintains and updates records and tracking databases.
Alerts management to recurring problems and patterns of problems.
Lift equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
Work various shifts, after hours, or weekends as needed
High School diploma and 2 years experience OR Associate’s degree and 0 years of experience
Active DOD Secret or higher clearance
Ability to be cleared to and maintain special access programs (SAP) clearance
Current DOD 8570 IAT level 2 baseline certification (example: Security+ CE) OR ability to obtain within 3 months of start date
Experience with Microsoft products such as Windows Desktop OS, Office Product Suite
Bachelors of Science or other technical based degree
Active DoD Top Secret clearance
CompTIA A+ or Network+ Certification
Microsoft Certifications (MCP, MCSE or MCSA) a plus
Proficiency in remote administration and troubleshooting of desktop PCs, Visio, PowerShell
Experience with zero and/or thin client devices
Experience in Active Directory configuring user and computer accounts
Cross-platform experience (i.e. two or more: Windows, Linux, Solaris, OSX, UNIX, etc.)
Experience supporting VMware VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure)
Knowledge of Windows operating systems, Active Directory administration, and LAN/WAN networking
Ability to work in a fast paced environment where multiple projects are being developed and deployed simultaneously
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.