Desktop Support Technician

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Whitehall, Ohio

REQ#: RQ105799

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Come join the GDIT team and work with Defense Logistics Agency Enterprise Service Desk (DLA ESD) Contract who is seeking a strong Desktop Support Technician in Columbus, Ohio.

Supports Tier II level IT end user issues by troubleshooting, providing root cause analysis, and resolving Windows based IT issues in support of our customer. Utilizes customer ticket system in tracking incidents, work orders and projects related tickets aligned to ITIL best practices. Maintains end user system performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting system hardware, software, and networks; maintains procedural and process documentation.


  • Work within a team environment, troubleshoot, identify root cause analysis and resolve end users IT issues for Tier II within a Windows based IT environment.  
  • Troubleshoot, resolve errors and IT issues for end users in a Windows based operational environment to include laptops and thin clients.
  • Provide support to desktop functions including windows administration, application support and software delivery
  • Provide technical support and assistance to laptop and thin client imaging, CAC PIN reset, end user tear down and setup of end user hardware
  • Utilize customer ticketing system to work, update and resolve incident and work order tickets aligned to contract Service Level Agreements, policies and procedures.
  • Assist in transition to new operating environments, software upgrades and hardware lifecycle replacement as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Level Security Clearance
  • 2 years of end user desktop support to include any level of support such as Tier I, Tier II or Tier III
  • Upon start of employment on contract, must meet DOD 8570 Baseline (Security+ CE); Also must be able to obtain upon start of employment on the contract ONE of the following:
    1) Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification (Exam 98-349*)
    2) Microsoft Modern Desktop (MD100 and MD101)
    3) Equivalent Windows 10 Environment Cert or greater: Windows AZ-104, MCSA Win10 (70-697 and 70-698)*, MCSA (Server 2008r2, 2012, 2016)* or MCSE (2012, 2016) *
    4) CERTIPORT IT Technical Support Specialist (only 1 exam: Device Configuration and Management, is necessary.)  
    * note: retired or soon to retire certifications may still be accepted, but will require upgrade to maintain employment once removed from the authorized list.
  • Demonstrated experience with Windows Operating Systems and applications
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner
  • Experience using ticketing systems such as Remedy; Ability to handle IT incidents and work orders
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.