F-35 Help Desk Specialist | Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Help Desk
Edwards AFB, California
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Hardware

Operating Systems (OS)

Technical Support


REQ#: RQ172865
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Help Desk Specialist with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Help Desk Specialist, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Help Desk Specialist joining our Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program support contract at Edwards AFB, CA.

GDIT was awarded the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program support contract.  We are providing knowledge-based, information assurance and cybersecurity IT services to the F-35 JSF Virtual Enterprise (JVE) network in support of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (JPO). Our services include program management, enterprise performance management, enterprise architecture, implementation of emerging capabilities and requirements, life cycle management, operations & maintenance, enterprise data management, service desk support and IT training. 


  • Provide technical assistance to computer users.

  • Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically.

  • May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

  • Responds to and diagnoses problems through discussion with users.

  • Ensures a timely process through which problems are controlled.

  • Includes problem recognition, research, isolation, resolution, and follow-up steps.

  • Supervises operation of help desk and serves as focal point for customer concerns.

  • Provides support to end users on a variety of issues.

  • Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems.

  • Responds to telephone calls, email and personnel requests for technical support.

  • Documents, tracks, and monitors the problem to ensure a timely resolution. Provides second-tier support to end users for either PC, server, or mainframe applications or hardware.

  • Interact with network services, software systems engineering, and/or applications development to restore service and/or identify and correct core problem. Simulates or recreates user problems to resolve operating difficulties. Recommends systems modifications to reduce user problems.


  • Security Clearance Level: Active Secret

  • Required Experience: 5 years supporting Help Desk Tier 1 operations.

  • Required Certifications: CompTIA Security+ CE; Beginner/Novice level industry certification from one of the following: Microsoft, HDI, CompTIA or relevant technology.

  • Education: BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Sciences, or related IT discipline. Allowable Substitution: 6 years of work experience with an AA/AS Degree.

  • Required Technical Skills: Help Desk Tier 1 operations.

  • Location: Onsite at Edwards AFB, CA.


  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely hourly rate for this position is between $32.70 - $44.24. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.