USSOCOM's mission is to Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.
As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing world-
class Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.
Shift work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will primarily work 12 hours per day, 6 days per week on one of two daily shifts (days and evenings).
It is important to be available to work any shift / designated hours required to include nights, weekends and holidays.
The Help Desk Senior provides daily supervision and direction to staff members who are responsible for support to users in the areas of electronic mail, account creation and maintenance, standard desktop applications, and applications developed and deployed by the Government.
The Help Desk Senior requires a strong understanding of voice and data communications, LAN / WAN equipment and operations, networking, network components, vendors, and points of contact for troubleshooting hardware, software, PC, and printer problems, as well as call center support for Government programs.
General experience includes background in information systems development, network operations, application performance in a client / server environment, or related fields.
Specialized experience includes the management of help desks in a multi-user environment, a comprehensive understanding of PC operating systems, an in-
depth knowledge of network and electronic mail operations, and prior supervision of help desk employees. The Help Desk Sr.
must have a demonstrated ability to communicate exceptionally well both orally and in writing, as well as have a positive customer service attitude.
Requires two (2) years of college with courses in business administration, industrial management, or appropriate discipline with eight (8) years of progressive and relevant experience.
Additional relevant education may be substituted for progressive experience.
5 year experience in the management of Help Desk in a multi-user environment
Required Certification : DOD 8570 IAT Level II or higher
Preferred Education : Bachelor’s degree in field relevant to position
Preferred Experience : Experience using BMC Remedy Incident Management System, Active Directory Users and Computers, Remote Desktop applications.
Preferred Certifications : ITIL Foundations or any Intermediate level ITIL certification relevant to the position
Work assignments vary based on client requirements. Position may require night and weekend work.
Extended periods of sitting while on PC / laptop or phone.
Equipment and Machines
Servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.
Other Essential Functions
Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.
Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards.
Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.
e., citizen of the US and another country), in order to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.