Deskside Engineer

Washington, District Of Columbia
May 24, 2023
Jun 28, 2023
Full Time

Deskside Engineer

Washington, DC

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

For 20+ years, NJVC has provided federal, DoD, and commercial customers with innovative and cost-effective solutions for their IT needs. NJVC approaches the work with the intensity expected of a mission-critical IT provider, working within the framework of people, processes, and technologies to meet customer requirements.

The DOT (Department of Transportation) Enterprise Information Technology Shared Services (EITSS) supports the department's office of the chief information officer in developing and implementing an enterprise IT infrastructure and common operating environment across DOT.

The Deskside Engineer will be the technical support for customers and their networked computers and peripherals for a contract supporting the Department of Transportation.


Work you'll do

As a Deskside Engineer within the DOT (Department of Transportation) Enterprise Information Technology Shared Services ( EITSS ) team, you will:
  • Provide Tier 2 deskside end-user support, including imaging, deployment, asset management, and Windows 10 with strong user interaction skills.
  • Provide technical support for workstations/laptops/tablets, printers, mobile devices, and office infrastructure.
  • Support client network connectivity through wireless, wired, guest, DMZ, and mobile networks with NAC policies.
  • Provide support for faculty/staff and students with software applications, backup, and anti-virus technologies, including Academic and educational suites of software, including engineering and simulation programs
  • Responsible for providing desk-side support to end users for complex issues regarding response and resolution.
  • Troubleshoot complex issues that were unable to be remediated by junior and mid-level engineers.
  • Update the status of queued service requests with the IT service management system.
  • Work with Active Directory for user and computer management for GPO, MFA, Password management, etc.
  • Provide world-class customer service and technical support via phone, in-person, and or other communication mediums.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • BS degree and 4+ years of experience in field support OR
  • High school diploma and 10+ years of experience in field support
  • Experience supporting Active Directory, MS Office Suite, Bomgar, VPN, SCCM, VTC, and Zoom
  • HDI Technical Support Professional required within six (6) months of employment.
  • Background check required and the ability to obtain a Public Trust

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Basic understanding of networking protocols - ICMP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, VPN, and TCP/IP
  • Experience with imaging, backup, anti-virus, anti-spam, and spyware technologies
  • Desire to keep up-to-date with changing and emerging technologies
  • Superior organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to diagnose hardware and software problems and escalate to a higher tier with proper troubleshooting and notes
  • Have an eye for detail, the ability to multi-task, organize priorities, and work in a systematic style following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guides
  • Ability to act independently in a customer environment, as well as the ability to engage engineers from multiple teams to troubleshoot issues
  • Ability to be on-site as essential personnel and work around academic calendar and support cycles
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
  • Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor
  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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