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Desktop Support Engineer-II

Fort Belvoir, VA · Information Technology
Desktop Support Engineer Intermediate Position Description


Date Available: 10/22/2021
# openings: 1
Location:  Fort Belvoir, VA

S2Technologies is currently sourcing for qualified candidates to join our team. We are currently looking for candidates having training and experience performing as a Desktop Support Engineer Intermediate in support of 7th Signal Command.  The qualified candidate will perform as a Desktop Engineer II (Mid-level Desktop Engineer) with a minimum of three (3) years' experience working in the areas and performing the types of actions listed in the following "Knowledge, Skills and Abilities" section. Successful candidates must have SECRET security clearance, must have Security+ certification with experience using the Remedy Ticketing system ARS.
This position will bring Microsoft Windows Active Directory Administrator skills with migration experience to support a Windows Active Directory migration from 2003/2008 to 2012 (or most recent version) on a federal services contract. The successful candidate will work closely with the Server Operations, application and middleware teams to develop, test and implement our migration strategy from 2003/2008 to 2012.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience:
  • Experience with Windows migrations and active directory upgrade, desired
  • Ability to gather requirements and help architect, plan and implement system solutions for a Windows platform to meet customer requirements
  • Candidate must have experience in development of implementation guides based on NIST 800-53 moderate and high impact
  • Experience managing Microsoft Active Directory to include implementation of GPOs to support the implementation of STIG settings on file and print services, DNS, Domain Controllers and application servers, desired
  • Experience managing Windows systems, including Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Window Server 2012, to include 2012 STIG deployment, desired
  • Experience building, configuring, and managing Microsoft Windows servers in multi-tenant enterprise environments, desired
  • Experience working with Enterprise Backup software, desired
  • Experience maintaining harden Windows operating systems to STIG compliance, desired
  • Experience managing Active Directory architecture and replication in a multi domain environment, desired. Experience accomplishing Active Directory design, desired
  • Experience working with large scale datacenter design and operations, desired
  • Experience working with virtual infrastructure (i.e. VMWare) required
  • Experience utilizing VB/Powershell to automate common functions, desired
  • Experience migrating large infrastructures from physical to virtual environments, desired
  • Experience/awareness of SCCM methodologies, desired
  • Experience working with LAN/WAN and wireless interfaces, desired
  • Experience working with web servers, databases, networks, cabling, new installations and migrations, and security scanning tools is required, desired
  • Experience deploying and supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and 2016 STIG, desired
  • Experience writing shell scripts and utility programs for Windows system maintenance is also a plus, desired
  • Install, upgrade, support, and troubleshoot printers, computer hardware, Windows 7 and Windows 10 OS, Office 2007 and 2010 as well as other authorized desktop applications and peripheral equipment.
  • Perform general preventative maintenance tasks on computers, laptops, printers, and any other authorized peripheral equipment unless prohibited by existing customer warranties.
  • Responsible for monitoring, operating, managing, troubleshooting, and restoring service to client personal computers (PCs) or laptops that have authorized access to the network.
  • Escalate the issue/problem to proper Tier 3 Support team members when the restoration is beyond the scope of the computers, laptops, printers and any other authorized peripheral.
  • Develop trends by monitoring and analyzing incoming calls, problems and support requests.
  • Possess/demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidate routinely required to employ excellent teamwork skills, written and oral communication skills, and formal documentation skills

Education:
A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree is preferred.
 
Certifications:
  • Must be IAT II compliant (Sec+/CE) certified
  • Prefer candidates with an active Help Desk Institute (HDI) Desktop Support Technician (DST) Certification
  • ITIL v3 Foundations Certification, desired
Security Clearance:
Must possess and maintain a SECRET security clearance

Other Position requirements:
  • The customer prefers candidates who demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to manage Microsoft Active Directory to include implementation of GPOs to support the implementation of STIG settings on file and print services, DNS, Domain Controllers and application servers, and experience/awareness of SCCM methodologies.
  • Apply experience as Microsoft Windows Active Directory Administrator with migration experience to support a Windows Active Directory migration from 2003/2008 to 2012 (or most recent version) on a federal services contract
  • Work closely with the Server Operations, application and middleware teams to develop, test and implement the migration strategy from 2003/2008 to 2012
  • Responsible for producing the SOPs which will be used for the production deployment
  • Provide Off-shift coverage will be required for support of systems and/or scheduled maintenance and system upgrades
  • Provide customer support based on familiarity with scripting technologies such as VB and/or Powershell and customer support based on familiarity with Riverbed SteelFusion hardware is desired
  • Installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading hardware and equipment (including but not limited to PCs, laptops, printers, scanners and Black Berries) to ensure optimal performance. Actively take ownership of Remedy tickets and problems assigned, accurately record work performed and troubleshoot issues (in person, by telephone, or via remote access) in a timely fashion. 
  • Provide direct end user assistance to include familiarizing users with basic software, hardware, and peripheral device operation. Effectively use approved diagnostic tools to diagnose network connectivity issues as well as image, copy and configure systems for deployment. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to escalate issues and involve experts for resolution as needed and enforce the rigorous application of Army Information Security/Information Assurance policies while providing a high level of customer support. 
  • Develop and maintain a sound understanding of approved operating systems and application software as well as business-related processes and procedures, company guidelines.

S2Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
 
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