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Help Desk Specialist

Ruach Topnotch solutions Washington ,DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Help Desk Specialist–II
Washington, DC

General roles & responsibilities:

Due to COVID we are currently offering positions remotely and later will be expected to work in office.

  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of agency workstations and application services.
  • Support staff shall provide administrative and operational support of the OCIO’s Configuration Management process.
  • Applies business process improvement practices to re-engineer methodologies/principles and business process modernization projects.
  • Support staff should apply, as appropriate, activity and data modeling, transaction flow analysis, internal control and risk analysis and modern business methods and performance measurement techniques.
  • Assist in establishing standards for information systems procedures. Constructs sound, logical business improvement opportunities consistent with Information Management guiding principles, price savings, and open system architecture objectives.
  • Support staff shall mentor junior staff in technical areas.
  • A working knowledge is desirable in several of the following software systems and architectures: Windows 10, Windows Server 2016/2018, MS-DOS, Azure, Microsoft Office 2016/Office 365, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), Telnet, VBScript, PowerShell, Active Directory 2012/2016 administration, Dragon Naturally Speaking Legal version, AutoCAD
  • Understand the importance of meeting deadlines.

Required Skills

  • Over eight years of experience in the field of help desk assistance, including three years of specialized experience in highly specialized IT disciplines involving a range of help desk related support.
  • At least four years of general hands-on experience in the specific discipline(s) of help desk functions.
  • Performs help desk support; works independently and as a member of a team.
  • At least 1 year of hands-on experience in configuring, managing and deploying Windows operating systems using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT).
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Windows 10 Operating System.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office 365.
  • Hands on Experience with VoIP phones, Skype for Business, VPN solutions, mobile devices, Help Desk ticketing system, Remote management(using RDP and Remote assistance)
  • Experience with VB or PowerShell Scripting, Windows Scripting Host and MS-DOS Batch scripting.
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows 10 registries and experience creating .REG files.
  • Familiar with DNS & TCP/IP, troubleshooting network connectivity,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience developing documentation to support desktop application packaging processes.
  • Experience developing application testing plans and supporting documentation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory
  • Must be able to research and work independently to triage, troubleshoot, and fix issues.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with other team members and hit the ground running, with minimal guidance, towards a common goal
  • Requires strong communication skills with other team members and clients
  • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work
  • Requires the proven ability to manage time while working on a variety of tasks
  • Possess a willingness and attitude to help customers find workable solutions


  • Applicants selected will be subject to a minimum-background investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information.


  • Bachelors Degree in related field. Four (4) years of direct related experience in this field may be substituted in lieu of degree


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