Desktop Support Technician - Secret - Qatar

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Doha, Qatar

REQ#: RQ70528

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Desktop Support Technician

Check out this great opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation Systems eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. 

We are seeking an experienced desktop support technician, capable of supporting thick clients, thin clients and conducting basic network trouble shooting.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is experienced working on virtual teams supporting customers across Southwest Asia.


  • Provides end-user software troubleshooting and support.
  • Installs, configures, and upgrades computer hardware and software.
  • Provides troubleshooting and support.
  • Applies advanced diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigate causes, and recommend solutions.
  • Is part of a team with personnel located throughout the Southwest Asia (SWA). Will be required to support customers at local and remote sites.
  • Collaborates with third party service providers to ensure customer facing services are available when required.
  • Screens, refers and diagnoses internal inquiries and work requests as they relate to maintenance of personal computers and related systems.
  • Analyzes customer needs to determine functional and cross-functional requirements.
  • Review performance reports, service improvements, service quality and processes.
  • Provide management and performance reports.
  • Ensure that practices and processes exist and when it is possible are standardized and repeatable.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in computer troubleshooting and support.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications.
  • May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.
  • Will occasionally be required to perform networks, systems, information assurance and logistics duties.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience required. 
  • Must possess and maintain a Secret Clearance. 
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience.
  • This position is deemed a DoD IA Workforce, IAT Level II position and requires 8570/8140 compliance. In order to be compliant, a candidate must possess a valid Baseline Certification such as Security+ ce, CySA+, or CCNA Security. Higher certifications such as CASP+ ce, CCNP Security, or CISSP are acceptable.
  • In order to meet the Compute Environment (CE) requirement, a candidate must also possess at least 40 hours of Windows 10 training within the last year and must produce a training certificate displaying the title of the course(s) and number of hours, or a certification for Microsoft Server 2016 such as MCSA or MCSE.
  • Must obtain ITIL V3, or V4, Foundation within six months of hire. 
  • Must possess valid US passport and US driver’s license.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-deployment medical requirements (medical, dental, and psychological) and be able to obtain all required immunizations deemed necessary to be medically cleared by the USCENTCOM Clinic, or third party vendor, within a reasonable time period, as determined at the sole discretion of the company.
  • Selected candidate must be willing to travel throughout the Middle East.  Travel may be via commercial or military transport. Modes of transport include, but are not limited to: car, truck, armored vehicle, fixed and rotary wing aircraft.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting multinational customers preferred.
  • Experience operating in deployed environments preferred. 

This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide.  Candidate will be expected to live alongside deployed military personnel in military provided accommodation.  Housing options include, but are not limited to; open bay tents and multi-personnel containerized housing units “CHUs”.

This position is supporting fluid military missions. You may be required to relocate (temporarily or permanently) to different operating locations within the CENTCOM AOR.

The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment

Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.
General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

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

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