We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on several Help Desk Analyst joining our team to support Department of State activities on-site at Sterling, VA.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Help Desk Analyst supporting a federal government customer, you will be trusted to perform first level contact and incident resolution to customers with software, and application problems. Includes handling both customer telephone support as well as electronically submitted requests.
In this role, a typical day will include:
Role and Responsibilities
Provides first contact and incident resolution to customers with hardware, software, and application problems. Includes both customer telephone support as well as electronically submitted requests
Provides polite and friendly customer service
Utilize network monitoring and testing tools to verify the health and availability of the network and associated service applications
Utilize troubleshooting methods and tools (i.e. ping, trace route) to diagnose or resolve incidents. Efficiently escalate incidents to the appropriate group when required
Augment cybersecurity monitoring staff as needed
Support the building of end point devices, including smart phones and laptops
Documents incident status and solutions in incident database tools.
Provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions or solutions to common problems as part of a customer self-help capability
Support briefings and advocacy in helping the client adopt the CSfC service offering
Willingness to occasionally (2-3 time every 60 day) work evenings and weekends required
Required Education and Experience
1-3 years of Help desk or similar work experience
Work experience or study of IP Networks, IT Systems or Cyber Security
Possesses current working knowledge of smart phones, laptops, and common windows and android applications
Possesses excellent support experience and customer service skills to our users by maintaining excellent phone and email etiquette and resolution timeliness
Ability to understand client problems and document them for further analysis.
Ability to coordinate and collect end user survey responses from stakeholders
Ability to store all metrics and reports from Help Desk inquires and requests to maintain constant and proper communication with the clients
Desired Education and Experience
Self-motivated, detail oriented, with strong follow-up skills to ensure completion of tasks
Possesses or in progress toward one of the following or similar: A+, Network+, Security+ certifications
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Independent, self-starter who can take minimal direction and complete tasks
Works well independently and with a team
Strong communication, presentation, and analytical skills
Experience providing help desk support to large federal agencies is desired.
Experience working with ServiceNow ticketing system is preferred
Minimum of Interim Secret clearance required and ability to obtain up to a TS/SCI level
About Our Work
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 does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.
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.