Sr System Administrator - Service Desk

Location
USA, Virginia, Newington
Posted
Aug 28, 2017
Closes
Oct 02, 2017
Ref
2017-29491
Contact
General Dynamics
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time

Responsibilities

Under general supervision, responsible for providing second level telephone support to end-user community on hardware, software and network related problems, questions and/or issues. Troubleshoots determine problems for operating systems, applications and remote access, email and telephone and wireless issues. Responsible for network and email account provisioning and management, as well as, wireless mobility problems, issues or request. Defines and classifies level, priority and nature of problem, request and/or issue. If unable to diagnose problem and/or problem requires physical interaction with end user the technician escalates problem to the appropriate team. Responsible for opening, tracking and closing trouble tickets. Ensures problem ownership and promotes end-user satisfaction. Tracks activities of field engineers to who tickets were assigned. Must possess an advanced technical skill and knowledge in computer hardware and software as well as networking systems in use at customer sites. Requires experience and knowledge of installation, configuration and troubleshooting of computers. Must have basic knowledge of help desk call tracking management systems. Requires strong communication and excellent customer service skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Requires a good working knowledge of applications software, hardware, operating system software, networking and systems documentation support issues
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to interpret user comments, identify problems and provide timely resolution, often on complex technical issues
  • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Education and Certification Requirements

  • 5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.
  • Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST) Certification or equivalent required
  • ITIL v3 Certification preferred
  • DoDI 8570.01m Certification required

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.