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Job Ref:  2016-13562
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Virginia
City:  Springfield
18/10/2016 05:17
Job Description


The Desktop Support Associate Administrator (DSA) will work as part of an elite and agile team responsible for maintaining and improving system functionality through proactive interaction with the customer; comprehensive understanding of their primary GEOINT exploitation system; and knowledge of the production mission. The successful candidate will provide on-site; on the floor; technical and system administration support through troubleshooting; identifying and isolating issues; conducting root cause analysis; and implementing appropriate solutions to software anomalies as they occur. The SA will actively trouble shoot Operating System (OS) and desktop hardware issues and make corrective recommendations. The SA will demonstrate extensive knowledge of hardware baselines utilized to maintain minimal variations in deployed hardware. The candidate should be able to quickly respond to hardware related issues; resolve on the spot problems (where possible); replicate the issue for internal analysis/diagnosis; and prepare briefings on status of large projects.

The environment may call for periods of 24x7 or on call support.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

The SA shall assist the customer with technical issues; troubleshooting; installation and configuration for all functional areas under current contract for workstations and desktop/service hub hardware which includes:

� Calibration of monitors (requires ability to fully differentiate between all colors in the spectrum)

� Working in confined spaces with limited light

� Repetitive lifting of large and heavy equipment of 50 lbs. or greater

� Extended periods of standing and walking/carrying equipment through a large facility

� Survey/documentation of various equipment types for inventory control

� Installation/Change/Removal of hardware in various desktop and service hub configurations

� Troubleshooting of installed/modified hardware to ensure proper system functionality

� Collaboration with other teams to achieve full system functionality for all changes and installations performed

� Working with a variety of hand tools and limited power tools

� Diagnose and rectify desktop issues escalated from desktop administrators.

� Diagnose and rectify desktop issues and execute functional escalations to appropriate resources

� Support for maintenance and change requests of all user facing devices and systems.

� Develop procedures and documentation for managing; deploying and implementing multiple baseline hardware/images and software packages.

� Engage other service lanes for remediation of work issues and flow

� Provide support for peripheral; workstation and all user facing equipment


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


0-2 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

Required Skills: - Excellent Customer Service Skills - End-User IT Desktop Support Experience - Strong work ethic and attention to detail • Attention to detail; strong organizational skills. • Strong writing skills (document creation and management). • Strong time management skills • Ability to work independently on projects and/or tasks. - Experience and/or knowledgeable with; Windows XP; Windows 7; Citrix; SMS; and SCCM - Technical understanding of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook; Word; Excel; PowerPoint; etc.) - Ability to prioritize time and efforts appropriately in busy work environment Desired Skills: - Team player and willing to both share knowledge and learn from others to ensure team's success - Enthusiasm and ability to adapt to new and changing technologies - A+ Certification - N+ Certification - Security + or other DoD 8570.01M certification - Thin Client using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Technology - Thick & thin web-based applications - ITIL v3 Foundations - Previous experience with WALA architecture a plus - Technical writing - Audio Visual experience i.e. AMX; Extron; Christie Digital Projection Systems - Desktop Video Teleconference experience i.e. Tandberg Desktop

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 NA approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support NA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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