IT Support Specialist

Elite Technical is seeking an IT Support Specialist for a long term position with an established and highly regarded client located in Ashburn, VA. This is a contract position that has the possibility of being converted to full time direct employment with the client in the future for the right candidate. Due to the nature of work performed by this client, any candidate seeking consideration must be a U.S. citizen.

Sampling of job duties:
1. Responsible for providing second or third tier technical support to internal company employees for desktop systems software, hardware and network infrastructure.
2. Responds to situations where first-line technical support is unable to isolate or fix problems in malfunctioning equipment or software.
3. Responsible for the installation, repair, configuration and preventative maintenance of end user computing devices, network equipment, and/or telecommunications equipment.
4. Exhibits an understanding of business and engineering application configurations and integration with the end user computing device.
5. Provides technical support for the Windows operating system.
6. Troubleshoots core business components within the Microsoft Office Suite as well as other major business applications.
7. Performs hardware and software moves, adds and changes.
8. Provides technical support in person or via remote management tools to troubleshoot software and hardware alerts and failures.
9. Ensures systems and related equipment are in working condition and performs upgrades as needed to maintain operational status.
10. Maintains asset records in ServiceNow.
11. Maintains and updates incident records in ServiceNow and provides timely resolution of problems or escalation on behalf of end users to appropriate next level of technical support personnel in alignment with established service level agreements.

Required Skills

Experience:
- Bachelors' Degree from an accredited University in a related field is required
- Experience installing and troubleshooting engineering applications
- Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in core requirements required
- Experienced professional with proficient knowledge of job area and practical knowledge of project management.
- May manage projects or processes with general supervision.
- Communicates with contacts inside and outside of own department to explain and interpret operational processes, practices, and procedures.
- Recommends enhancements to systems and processes.
- Works to achieve operational targets for specific programs and projects with moderate impact on departmental results.

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Location

Ashburn, VA

Openings

1

Anticipated Start Date

Monday, January 11, 2021

Job Type

Contract

Anticipated Duration

12+ months

Date Posted

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

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Elite Technical Services, Inc. participates in the E-Verify program to confirm the employment eligibility of all persons hired. This means that we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Elite Technical Services, Inc. will not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants.

Elite Technical Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.