Desktop Administrator

Clearance Level
Fort Detrick, Maryland

REQ#: RQ119525

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT – Federal Civilian Division is looking for a Desktop/Network Administrator who will be responsible for administration and support of the network devices for the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA) at Ft. Detrick, MD.

In this role, a typical day will include the following responsibilities and tasks:

  • Handle escalated tickets that have been triaged by Tier I support for continued troubleshooting.
  • Be responsible for managing all printers and administering maintenance
  • Expected to work with hardware suppliers and software companies used within our environment to investigate problems and resolve issues.
  • Administer User and Computer accounts within Active Directory
  • Perform Group Policy updates
  • Administer various in-house software programs to allow management and oversite of entire laptop environment
  • Provide solutions and advice to IT problems presented by leadership or by internal group members.
  • Provide support to leadership on various IT projects and taskers as required
  • Support and provide feedback to ensure continual process improvement


  • 5 years of experience related to desktop and user support
  • 3 + years of directly related experience performing desktop administration duties
  • A+ or Security+ Certification
  • Excellent technical knowledge of PC hardware and Windows operating systems
  • Ability to work independently in order to solve technical problems
  • Experience with creating accounts and managing permissions within Active Directory
  • U.S. Citizenship and an active T3 (NACLC) or Secret Clearance is required


  • AA/AS or a related technical discipline


  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you  
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams
  • Professional development, education assistance, certification and training opportunities

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