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Service Desk Technician 1.0 Americorps/CNCS



Full Time

On Site


Washington, Washington DC, United States


Looking for an exciting opportunity with 1901 security clearance 1 Group (A Leidos Company) has an exciting Service Desk position located in the Washington DC area with some possibilities to relocate.


1901 Group is seeking a highly motivated information technology technician accountable for being the first contact for each of our customer calls. This colleague will help ascertain the nature of the call, resolve issues where possible, and escalate to the appropriate work group, when necessary.

Primary Duties:

  • After an initial acclimation period, you will be reliable for providing phone, email, and web support to users. The process will include greeting our customers, ascertaining the nature of the call, resolving Level 1 issues where possible, opening tickets via a ticketing system, and escalating to the appropriate work groups, when necessary.
  • You will establish the functional area of the problem being reported, e.g. hardware, software, applications, telecommunications, desktops (PC and Mac), mobile devices, printers and provide detailed analysis of the problem
  • You might be asked to deploy mobile devices to end users, assist with basic enterprise-level mobile device management configuration and troubleshooting
  • Establish if equipment is warranted and arrange appropriate resolution under warranty
  • You will update assigned tickets and continuously coordinate necessary work
  • It will be very important to document status updates and convey to necessary parties, including providing follow-up to the user on the status of the problem until resolution, and verify problem resolution prior to closure of the ticket
  • You will be expected to escalate the problem to next level if the issue cannot be resolved at Level 1
  • Provide excellent phone support and oral and written communication skills
  • Be expected to work to incident response and resolution targets in an Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) environment with Service Level Agreement (SLAs)
  • Apply logical thinking and problem solving skills to common end-user desktop opportunities, such as software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure upgrades
  • If you do not possess them already, work to gain industry certifications such as ITIL V4, CompTIA A+, or AWS Cloud Practitioner.
  • Ability to be in the call center, answering phones, and document each interaction.
  • Maintain a professional interaction with the customer in verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to learn new tools/ programs and technical skills
  • Ability to work all hours of the day/ weekend and holidays
  • Reporting to a service desk manager

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 1 year of professional experience; additional years of experience is acceptable in lieu of a degree.
  • Experienced working in a customer service or call center environment
  • Someone who thrives in a team atmosphere and can keep their cool when the phone call volume surges
  • Someone with a high-energy work ethic and available to work non-standard hours during peak times
  • Willing to become an expert in one or more technical work streams, such as Networking or Cloud Computing, to prepare yourself for the next stage of your career
  • Proficient in creating technical documentation & diagrams using Visio or similar
  • US Citizen
  • Ablility to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry certifications such as ITIL V4, CompTIA A+, or related

Pay Range:

Pay Range $39,650.00 - $61,000.00 - $82,350.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.